Tallahassee Winter Festival draws thousands downtown for Jingle Bell Run, parade

It's beginning to look, sound and taste like Christmas as the city of Tallahassee celebrated the 36th annual Winter Festival – a Celebration of Lights, Music and the Arts downtown on Saturday.In addition to food vendors, unique arts and crafts merchants and sparkling holiday displays, this year’s Winter Festival included the family friendly Candy Cane Lane in McCarty Park, four stages of live entertainment, the Jingle Bell Run, which drew more than 1,000 runners, and a holiday parade down Monroe Street that included more than 70 floats and participants.
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Edgewater Books Opens at the Edgewater Public Market

We love spotlighting locally-owned Edgewater businesses. Here’s our interview with Phyllis Nelson, the General Manager of Edgewater Books. Edgewater Books is a family-run business. Our family started selling secondhand books online in 2020, after purchasing 300 boxes of books from a nonprofit where I volunteered for several years that had canceled its annual book sale fundraiser due to COVID-19. Our family has always shared a love for books and reading. My husband, Jef, used to read books like the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy to our boys before bed, and our son Alex worked in four different bookstores in Austin, Durango, and Denver, between 1997 and 2015. In 2022, we leased our space at Edgewater Public Market, and both of our sons, Alex and Jack, helped ready the store to open the week of Thanksgiving. I am the general manager with Jef and Alex helping out several days a week. Jack lives and works near Austin, Texas.
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Louis Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama Animations Take Over Giant Billboard in Tokyo

After early shots from onlookers were teased last week, we now get a closer look at the. x Yayoi Kusama animations currently on view at Tokyo’s giant Cross Shinjuku Vision billboard. The massive 3D anamorphic display starts with a polka-dotted LV Damier trunk which opens up to reveal three...
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Christmas tree craft for kids

Searching for season art project to do with your little one? This is the perfect, simple Christmas crafts for kiddos of all ages! Once they are done you can hang them up as ornaments, or use as Christmas cards. the holiday season can be stressful, and exspensive, so I put together this diy project with your wallet in mind. You should have these few materials laying around the house somewhere, and as a bonus it will keep your kids super entertained for a while!

Philbrook Museum of Art hosts Festival Nights event

TULSA, Okla. — From Nov. 25 to Dec. 24, the Philbrook Museum of Art will be hosting a Christmas event on select nights. The Festival Nights event features the museum decorated for Christmas with thousands of holiday lights, as well as a variety of family-friendly activities. Jeff Martin, Director...

Photos: Ramsdell Theatre holds Festival of Trees, community art exhibit

MANISTEE — The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts in Manistee was a must-visit destination over the Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend as it played host to a number of holiday events. Among the festivities was the Lakeside Club of Manistee County's Festival of Trees & Holiday...

The Best Movie Posters of 2022

As we commence with our look back at the best in pop culture over the last year, let us pause to acknowledge the art of movie poster design. Before you see a movie — before you even watch a commercial or a trailer in many cases — you see a poster. And it’s up to that poster to introduce a film in a single image. That’s no easy feat. And with the proliferation of social media, posters are viewed and shared even more widely online than ever before. So that first impression is even more crucial.

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART presents Hui Mo‘olelo Film Fest at Wailuku’s ʻĪao Theater

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART partners County of Maui + Hale Hōʻikeʻike at the Bailey House / Maui Historical Society + Maui Public Art Corps will unveil a collection of film shorts that celebrate Maui County history, culture and sense of place.​ The unveiling of the Hui Mo‘olelo Film Fest will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Wailuku’s ʻĪao Theater.

11 artist showcase work at Holiday Artist Market

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Holiday cheer brings more pop-up markets like the Alliance’s debut of its Holiday Artist Market. 11 artists showcased their unique hand-crafted items, which also made great Christmas presents. This is all part of its artist development program to give artists tools they need to promote themselves and be independent entrepreneurs. Folks […]

New Torpedo Factory Art Center installation reminds viewers to connect with nature this winter

ALEXANDRIA, VA.- Torpedo Factory Art Center’s newest installation, The Cycle of Nature and Time, invites viewers to reconnect with nature this winter season. Each year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center commissions artists to create an installation to be on view during the winter season to activate the Art Center through the busy holiday season. This year, artist Saya Behnam, Torpedo Factory Art Center studio 229, presents The Cycle of Nature and Time, an installation that features a cascade of dried flowers and plants to represent the cycles of nature. Benham’s work invites viewers to contemplate the winter season as a time for regeneration and decay, important to the natural cycle of life.

Copper Country Community Arts Council hosts Poor Artists Sale

CALUMET, Mich. (WLUC) - An art sale took over Calumet this weekend. The Copper Country Community Arts Council hosted the Poor Artists Sale this Saturday. Over 50 artists packed the CLK Schools Gym to sell their works. Shoppers could find everything from jewelry to paintings to Christmas ornaments at this year’s juried sale.

Seafood and Music on the Suncoast

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The 5th annual Siesta Beach Seafood and Music Festival has begun. The family-friendly event offers an opportunity to enjoy a variety of fresh seafood cooked on-site. Live music and plenty of food, drink, and art is available during the event. The festival began on December 2nd...

DBA deems Juneau Gallery Walk a success

Director of the DBA, Gina Morris, hosted free face painting at the Senate Mall. (Photo credit to Jasz Garrett/KINY) Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The annual Juneau Gallery Walk was Friday through Saturday. Gina Morris, Director of the Downtown Business Association (DBA) helped organize Gallery Walk. She said how rewarding it...

Exhibition at Alison Bradley Projects a curated selection of ceramics

NEW YORK, NY.- Alison Bradley Projects is presenting FIRE: A Curated Selection of Ceramics, featuring work by artists Jane Yang-D'Haene, George Ohr, Miwa Neishi, Nick Mauss, Keiko Narahashi, Fawn Krieger, Jiha Moon, Ewen Henderson, Yoona Hur, Yuta Segawa, David Kennedy Cutler, William J. O'Brien, Ruth Duckworth, Toshiko Takaezu, Beate Kuhn, and more.