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Agawam artists group calls for community artwork for the New England Mosaic Project

There are so many reasons people love New England, from lobsters and lighthouses to fall foliage, mountains and rivers. You could even create a mosaic of images from across the land, and that’s exactly what the Agawam Community of Artists and Artisans is asking people to do. It’s called the New England Mosaic Project. The … Read more

Middlesbrough arts and crafts center moving on from premises after 10 years serving community

A Teesside arts and crafts shop is preparing to move out of its premises after ten years. The tenancy for Percy Middlesbrough is coming to an end, with the shop successfully negotiating extra time so they can prepare to find a new permanent home. The shop is run by a group of volunteers, who collect … Read more

New York’s Broadway Makers Marketplace provides fans both crafts and community: NPR

Some of the vendors at the Broadway Makers Marketplace, which carries their handmade goods Michael T. Clarkston / Broadway Makers Marketplace hide caption toggle caption Michael T. Clarkston / Broadway Makers Marketplace Some of the vendors at the Broadway Makers Marketplace, which carries their handmade goods Michael T. Clarkston / Broadway Makers Marketplace There’s an … Read more

Gallery in Saitama offers traditional crafts, friendly community

Tucked in the mountains near scenic Nagatoro, a traditional-style Japanese home that is almost two centuries old hosts artists, craftsmen, and an incredibly kind woman with a penchant for helping lost gaijin. This is Chikuzen, a newly opened art gallery and café in Misato, Saitama, owned and operated by Yukiko Adachi. Run out of her … Read more

Residents in Huntersville community worried about potential development – WSOC TV

HUNTERSVILLE, NC – Residents living in a historically Black neighborhood in Huntersville are fighting to protect its legacy as new developments are planned. Pottstown community leaders said gentrification and plans to build dozens of new homes could have a dire impact on the area. [PAST COVERAGE: Historically Black neighborhood in Huntersville fighting back against gentrification] … Read more