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Noreen Taylor turns attention back to painting for first exhibition in 25 years

[ad_1] It was her birthday when Noreen Taylor handed out the final RBC Taylor Prize in March, 2020. Shortly after the gala luncheon, once the phone stopped ringing and the business of running a national book prize came to an end, she suddenly found herself, for the first time in years, with some uninterrupted moments …

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Big screen ambitions: 2017 Verona grad filming movie in Milwaukee this summer | Community

[ad_1] “All that glitters is not gold” is a phrase that for hundreds of years has meant things are not always what they seem on the surface. For 2017 Verona Area High School graduate Noah Meister, it was his childhood growing up in Verona that he said had more lurking below the surface than was …

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Commentary: Rid yourself of rotten potatoes and rotten relationships | Chanhassen Opinion

[ad_1] Anything rotten in your life and causing a stink? What happened in our life this morning got us thinking about this subject. We were greeted by a mess — a bag of potatoes that obviously were rotting. Even if we hadn’t seen the brown juice oozing out of the bag, we would have known …

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For art’s sake: Thirst for Bill Hammond paintings drives strong bidding

[ad_1] The work of New Zealand artist Bill Hammond have escalated in price since his death in January last year. Photo/supplied Kiwi art collectors dug deep at Webb’s Works of Art auction tonight, paying high prices for the work of some of New Zealand’s most revered artists. A major work by the late Christchurch artist …

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Mark Bennett: Painting a picture of life in Terre Haute — new census figures reveal city’s traits | News Columns

[ad_1] After more than a century of unpredictably maverick voting, Terre Haute and Vigo County shed that status in 2016 and 2020, blending in with the rest of Indiana as a reliably red community. Still, life outside the voting booth in Terre Haute remained distinct from most of the Hoosier state in several ways during …

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Mark Bennett column: Painting a picture of life in Terre Haute — new census figures reveal city’s traits | Opinion

[ad_1] After more than a century of unpredictably maverick voting, Terre Haute and Vigo County shed that status in 2016 and 2020, blending in with the rest of Indiana as a reliably red community. Still, life outside the voting booth in Terre Haute remained distinct from most of the Hoosier state in several ways during …

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