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Turner Center names their Art Educator of the Year

Cheryl Carvajal Awarded Turner Center Art Educator of the Year. The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts awarded Cheryl Carvajal with the 2021 Art Educator of the Year award at the Gallery Opening Reception on June 14. Carvajal began teaching at the Turner Center in 2019, where she was...
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Turner County, GAvaldostaceo.com

Cheryl Carvajal Awarded Turner Center Art Educator of the Year

The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts awarded Cheryl Carvajal with the 2021 Art Educator of the Year award at the Gallery Opening Reception on June 14. Carvajal began teaching at the Turner Center in 2019, where she was instrumental in helping the Turner Center launch a new writing program for youth ages 11-18. The Young Writers League (YoWL) was designed to inspire and guide young writers and encourage them toward authorship.
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Fitzgerald, Americus students among poster contest winners

SOCIAL CIRCLE – Twelve school children recently were announced as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest. About 1,100 kindergarten-fifth-grade students from 22 public schools, private schools, homeschool groups and after-school camps took part in the 31st annual conservation art competition held by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
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Telfair Museums welcomes Seiler as New Board Chairman

Telfair Museums recently appointed longtime Savannah-area and Georgia philanthropist Swann Seiler as the new chairman of its Board of Trustees. Seiler, new chair-elect Josh Keller, and three new trustees were formally announced during a ceremony at the museum’s Telfair Academy on May 20. “After many proud years serving on the...
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La Scala announces 2021-21 season, with hope of fewer limits

MILAN — (AP) — Milan’s famed Teatro alla Scala on Monday announced a 2021-22 season of 13 operas, seven ballets and numerous concerts as Italy’s most important theater looks toward a gradual removal of pandemic restrictions. Audiences returned to La Scala last month, and, in the next significant step, the...
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Cordele brain tumor survivor publishes children’s book

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - Many kids are learning more about brain tumors as a Cordele woman publishes a children’s book about her personal experiences. Angela Wilcox, or Angie, read the book to her two elementary school-aged cousins and WALB News 10′s Bobby Poitevint on Thursday. During the middle of the...
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“Spring into Art” Exhibition at Turner Center for the Arts

Turner Center for the Arts kicked things off earlier this month at the opening gala for their latest exhibition, “Spring into Art.” Artists and patrons alike were able to enjoy the bold, bright, esoteric art accompanied by fabulous, jazzy music from live pianist Donte Flowers. The delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres...
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Lost frescoes to greet visitors when Italy's Uffizi reopens

MILAN — (AP) — Recently discovered frescoes will greet visitors to Florence’s Uffizi Galleries when the museum reopens after months of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Workers doing restoration discovered the frescoes dating from the 17th and 18th centuries beneath plaster in the museum's west wing, which is...
Cordele, GAMarietta Daily Journal

SAM Shortline to present dinner mystery

Apr. 17—CORDELE — Benefield Martin, the food critic for "Ways and Means" magazine, is in town to interview a local cook about her recipe, but it's his goose that ends up being cooked. Who done it?. SAM Shortline and the Friends of Jimmy Carter are staging that mystery on April...
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An 'optimistic' Verona Arena announces summer opera lineup

MILAN — (AP) — Riccardo Muti and Plácido Domingo will headline the 2021 Verona Arena Opera Festival, essentially last year's season revived as a sign of “great optimism and utmost seriousness," the festival's general director said Thursday. After an abbreviated 2020 season of concerts due to the pandemic, operas will...