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Margaret Houston’s birthday celebration set at SH Museum

The Huntsville Item 31 Mar 2023
Born April 11, 1819, Margaret Lea Houston was a pivotal figure in the history of Texas ... She was his solace during some of the most trying times of his career. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m ... Live demonstrations on blacksmithing will be held on April 1, spinning and weaving on April 8, and kick wheel pottery throwing on April 15 ... Hours are 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m ... ....

Earth Day fundraiser to benefit Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind

Observer-Reporter 30 Mar 2023
“We’ve moved art rooms since COVID, and the pottery wheel and our kiln have been in storage,” she said ... It’s just a different tactile experience for them, using the wheel and feeling it spin, and the water that they need to work with the clay on the wheel, and the sound that the pottery wheel makes when it spins and turns.

Ballet, opera and an antiques forum: Around Baton Rouge

The Advocate 30 Mar 2023
FRIDAY. "DIMENSIONS IN DANCE". 7.30 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center Performing Arts Theatre, 396 St. Louis St ... $30-$50 ... 7.30 p.m ... 8 a.m ... Vendors selling a variety of unique, original works of art including pottery, woodwork, textiles, glass, paintings, sculptures, photographs, handmade soaps, handmade toys, jewelry and more ... POTTERY WHEEL THROWING CLASS.

Renfrew potter takes her turn at the wheel with some unexpected results

Ottawa Business Journal 29 Mar 2023
While pottery allows her to wear a creative hat, Lévesque says she remains a businessperson at heart ... As Lévesque points out, pottery is not a particularly environmentally friendly pursuit ... “I never really got the opportunity to use the wheel as a child, but I have been doing pottery for as long as I can remember,” says Lévesque.

Art camps

Reflector 25 Mar 2023
Participants will learn basic skills and fundamentals of clay, exploring wheel work and hand-building ... Campers will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and construct clay sculptures while learning techniques such as coiling, slabs, glazing and molding ... Some art will be wheel thrown and some will be hand built ... Learn to throw on the pottery wheel.

The seven surprising cruise lifestyle trends that went mainstream

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Mar 2023
A cruise ship might not be the first place you’d look to spot a cutting-edge trend, but things are changing fast ... The San Blas archipelago. ALEX BRAMWELL/GETTY IMAGES. 1 ... ... CUNARD ... Silverseas’ tour of Bonis ceramics workshop in Rhodes offers the opportunity to step up to the pottery wheel and make a vase or a plate which will be fired and shipped home ... .

Gonzales Noon Lions set for third annual Empty Bowl Project

The Gonzales Inquirer 23 Mar 2023
All proceeds go to the Gonzales Christian Assistance Ministry (GCAM) and the Gonzales County Senior Citizen's Association, which operates Meals on Wheels ... A lot goes in to making a pottery bowl. First, the bowl needs to be made either on a wheel or with a slab of clay.

At Mudcraft in Colchester, potters get their hands dirty and make beautiful art

The Colchester Sun 23 Mar 2023
Lisa Minetti owns the new pottery studio, located across from Dick Mazza’s General Store on West Lakeshore Drive in Colchester ... There are seven pottery wheels, two large work tables, a slab roller, an extruder, an electric kiln and a wide variety of commercial glazes.

Ballet auditions, an egg hunt and Bear Fair: Around Baton Rouge

The Advocate 23 Mar 2023
FRIDAY. GUMBO LUNCH. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St. Shrimp or chicken and sausage gumbo (dine-in, take-out or drive-thru pickup for pre-orders). $12 and up. TALL SHIP TOURS. Downtown riverfront next to the USS KIDD Museum ... "HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL BEAR FAIR" ... 6 ... POTTERY WHEEL THROWING CLASS.

Penticton pottery studio celebrates one year of business and many new potters

Castanet 22 Mar 2023
Over 600 pottery students have come through the studio doors, through over 60 classes and workshops including 5-week pottery wheel classes, summer clay camps, private team-building nights and single session hand building workshops ... away a gift basket full of handmade pottery.

Peach Pit Pottery from backyard hobbiest to international artisian

Buffalo Rising 21 Mar 2023
From backyard studios to fine dining restaurants, Becca Hoppy’s pottery reaches all grounds. Peach Pit Pottery is a ceramics business that started a little over two years ago by Becca Hoppy in East Aurora, New York ... Hoppy was gifted a pottery wheel by her boyfriend, and was able to set up her own studio in her parents garage.

Sheltowee to host Spring Artisans Fair April 1

Commonwealth Journal 21 Mar 2023
One of those who will be displaying their wares is Mehg Marshall, owner of Pottery by Mehg in Stearns ... As a pottery maker, Marshall takes care to make all of her work function ... She shows them how to use a pottery wheel to make a plate, a cup and a bowl in a session that takes around two hours.

Americans spent $14BILLION 'drunk shopping' last year. Here are some of their weirdest 'blackout' purchases ...

The Daily Mail 19 Mar 2023
'Things I bought when I was drunk' ... 'I also got a wig for my dog - when you're drunk that's so funny,' added the mom-of-two ... He added that his drunk shopping habit kicked off thanks to the Covid lockdowns, which has led him to buy numerous quirky items including a small taser and a pottery wheel - which he insisted is 'great for dates' ... .

Gen Z turns hunky ceramicists into quirky sex symbols — of course

New York Post 18 Mar 2023
Posts with hashtags such as #PotteryGuy (4.9 million views), #OnlyPots — a saucy play on the name of NSFW site OnlyFans with 209 million views — and #PotteryBoy (262 million views) are making viewers thirsty and conjuring memories of Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore’s iconic pottery-wheel love scene in 1990’s “Ghost.”.

‘It never goes away’: three Britons on how the Iraq war changed their lives

The Observer 17 Mar 2023
The key to working out a coping mechanism for his own post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), he says, was the discovery of a potter’s wheel at Combat Stress. He says he was “intrigued” by the TV programme The Great Pottery Throw Down ... The pottery’s there as a way of helping me relax.

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