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Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Tuning in to People local musician uses harp music to heal

Pop-culturally, harp music tends to cue up an upcoming dream sequence. The lights soften, the visuals swirl, and we’re transported to fantasyland. When Kirsti Kaldro of Bridge Kaldro Music in Christiansburg first encountered a harp, it was, actually, pretty dreamy. “While I was waiting for my sister-in-law to meet with an instrument maker in Bedford,

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Monday, May 21st, 2018

Holding Tight to a Dream

Powell’s exact words may not have rung loudly in Carol Ann Lawrence’s ears, but she knew them in her heart. And, it was Walt Disney who quipped: If you can dream it, you can do it. Disney...

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Handmade Gateways to Magic . . . Little Free Library’s story sharing mission

Text by Nancy S. Moseley   Chances are you’ve probably seen one, because … they’re everywhere: a random neighborhood street corner, a shelf at your local coffee shop, a box at your favorite park, a basket at...

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Monday, March 5th, 2018

The Lyric

The first year of the Great Depression, 1930, was a tough year in America for many people, though there were a few whimsical kinds of events and inventions. A.A. Milne signed the first literary character licensing agreement...

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Friday, January 19th, 2018

Making Music that Doesn’t Exist versatile musician composes as well

John Crawford started playing music as soon as he was old enough to plunk on piano keys. Of course, a lot of toddlers plunk frenetically on piano keys, but few grow up past toy keyboards or even...

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Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

When Beer and Art Collide

So imagine as a college student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Art, you drop into a bar for a beer one afternoon after painting away part of the day with friends at Brandywine Battlefield. It’s not a...

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Friday, November 11th, 2016

Art, Glass and Window Panes

Text by Emily Kathleen Alberts | Photos by Kristie Lea Photography   Just shy of a couple years ago, a Christiansburg couple who did not consider themselves artists started crafting one-of-a-kind glass artwork that defies the limits...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Look What George Drew! . . . local color by local artist

Text by Joanne M. Anderson | Photos by Kristie Lea Photography   The average dorm room at Virginia Tech is 168 square feet, which is about the same size as George Wills’ art studio downtown, which doubles...

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Monday, May 16th, 2016

Proud as a Peacock

Text by Emily Kathleen Alberts | Photos Courtesy of Beth Sanborn Newman   She didn’t want to find out the sex of her baby in advance, so during her final months of pregnancy, Beth was busily painting...

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Monday, September 28th, 2015

Glass Menagerie

  Text by Jennifer Poff Cooper Photos by Always and Forever Photography “I’ve never known why or how ideas pop into my head. They just show up,” says stained glass artist Nikki Pynn. She started with stained...

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