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Creating with fire

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
Cindy Adams has been making art since she was 6 years old.
Forty years later, Adams presented her professional work -- photorealistic firepainting -- on Thursday, Jan. 5, as the featured artist of the Coastal Arts Guild.
"My interest in art was due mostly to my mother, who was very ingenious about things," Adams said. "She could fix your toaster,
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Winter session for youths at the VAC

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) presents the winter session for its popular Art Fridays youth-arts classes at the Newport Visual Arts Center (777 NW Beach Drive).
The winter session will include 12 classes offered over a seven-week period (Feb. 3-March 17). The program will utilize the VAC's two primary classrooms, with class limits ranging from eight
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New Visions Arts receives grant

Modified: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
New Visions Arts recently received a $1,000 grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust, an organization that invests in Oregon's arts, humanities, and heritage. The award was administered through the Lincoln County Cultural Coalition, and the money will be used "to help provide transportation for students to and from the Newport High School and Oregon Coast Community College to view 'Riva
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Borealis String Quartet on stage

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
The Borealis String Quartet returns to the Neskowin Chamber Music stage with a concert on Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. at Camp Winema. The ensemble replaces the previously scheduled Enso String Quartet, which had to cancel due to a recent injury to one of its members.
Called "one of the most dynamic and exciting ensembles of its generation," the Borealis
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Florence festival seeking artwork

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
The Florence Regional Arts Alliance invites all artists to participate in the first event Florence Fest to be held at the Florence Events Center on March 31 and April 1.
This event will feature two days of jazz, art and wine. The juried art section of the event will provide maximum exposure for creative artist's work, and significant prize
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Artistry in Wood is Jan. 14-15

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
The Coastal Carvers' 25th annual wood carving show, Artistry in Wood, will be held Jan. 14-15 at the Chinook Winds Convention Center, located at 1777 NW 44th St. in Lincoln City.
People are invited to experience the world of woodcarving at one of the largest shows on the west coast. There will be a variety of woodcarvings and wood art,
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'The Mayors' Show' continues

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
"The Mayors' Show" is currently in display in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center and will continue through Jan. 29.
"The Mayors' Show" includes eight Lincoln County artists selected by Newport Mayor Sandra Roumagoux, Toledo Mayor Billie Jo Smith and OCCA VAC Director Tom Webb from among the 124 artists who contributed work to the 2016 "PushPin
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A passion for woodworking at Bear Cave Studio

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
Working with wood is a passion for a coastal artist known simply as Bear.
The western New York native moved to the Oregon coast 30 years ago and opened Bear Cave Studio in the Aquarium Village in South Beach last year.
With wood as a canvas, pictures featuring Native Americans and wildlife of fish, otters, bears and wolves line the
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Artistry in Wood show set for Jan. 14-15

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
The Coastal Carvers' 25th annual wood carving show, Artistry in Wood, will be held Jan. 14-15 at the Chinook Winds Convention Center, located at 1777 NW 44th St. in Lincoln City.
People are invited to experience the world of woodcarving at one of the largest shows on the west coast. There will be a variety of woodcarvings and wood art,
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Elizabeth Black is 'Lemon Lady'

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
Local performer Elizabeth Black is back as the Lemon Lady, and she will present her one-woman play, "The Lemon Lady & Her Six Siblings," at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7.
Black's show will herald the start of the seventh annual LCCC Winter Rummage Sale. Black is the cultural center's co-founder and former executive
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Author to speak on coast history

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
Andrea Larson Perez, author of "Postcard History Series: Astoria," will share her experiences writing for history book publisher Arcadia Books at the Jan. 15 meeting of Willamette Writers' Coast Chapter.
The free workshop, "Getting Started with Arcadia Publishing," takes place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Newport Public Library.
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'Winter's Tale' film to show at library

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
Winter's Tale" will be this month's Literary Flick at the Newport Public Library. It will be shown on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m.
"Winter's Tale" is a 2014 film based on Mark Helprin's 1983 novel of the same name. This romantic fantasy begins in 1895, when an immigrant couple, refused entry into Manhattan, places their baby into
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