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2014-04-14 12:30:32

Neue Wiener Werkstaette presents the winner of the last NWW Design Award P LLAU, Austria, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Mobile Hospitality"-Kitchen will be shown at the ICFF New York (International Contemporary Furniture Fair, booth 1632) in May 17-20th, together with some other Austrian companies. Beside the fair, the kitchen will be also featured in live-happenings in New York, with the designers and the management of Neue Wiener Werkstaette (NWW)....

2013-06-13 23:01:49

The San Francisco Chronicle features no-pressure, stress-reducing projects from Viva Editions's Crafting Calm. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The San Francisco Chronicle featured Maggie Oman Shannon's calm-inducing crafts, including the treasure map she made for her personal goals, hopes and dreams. This sort of out-of-the-box craft is exactly the kind of project that she writes about in Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation. When asked about her mission statement,...

2011-07-19 10:32:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve elite judges have now been selected for the 19th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. The popular holiday competition will take place at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa on Nov. 14th. Contestants from across the United States will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and a chance to show their gingerbread house on ABC's Good Morning America. "The National Gingerbread House...

2011-07-14 09:09:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Passion and artistry collide during this dream weekend for lovers of all things Celtic, and back by popular demand for 2012 are Celtic Superstars Gaelic Storm! The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa invites guests to celebrate the Scots-Irish heritage of Western North Carolina with the finest in dance, literature, food, drink and music during Celtic Adventure Weekend, Feb. 3-5, 2012. With tickets for Gaelic Storm now on sale for an incredibly...

2010-12-10 13:00:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally recognized public relations entrepreneur and consultant Peter Shankman will share his insights for artists and retailers this February at the Buyers Market of American Craft in Philadelphia. A book signing with the comedian and actress Amy Sedaris is also among the special events at the tradeshow, scheduled Feb. 18-21, 2011 (with a Jewelry Preview February 17) in Philadelphia. The appearances by Shankman and Sedaris are among 15 special...

2010-11-19 00:00:44

Southland Log Homes, provider of America's Favorite Log Homeâ“ž¢, is pleased to announce a new agreement with The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, the former home of early twentieth century designer Gustav Stickley. Irmo, SC (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Southland Log Homes, provider of America's Favorite Log Homeâ“ž¢, is pleased to announce a new agreement with The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, the former home of early...

2010-11-16 11:31:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of entries from 20 states were scrutinized by a panel of 12 elite judges, with winners in four categories emerging in the 18th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition(TM) at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. Winners in the 2010 National Gingerbread House Competition(TM) are: Grand Prize Winner: Heather Lewis, Austell, Georgia Adult (18 years and older): First Place, Angel Adkins, Kodak, Tennessee; Second Place, Barbara...

2010-09-21 12:35:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- American Craft Week, October 1-10, is a coast-to-coast celebration featuring more than 200 events where the public will meet artisans for whom crafting is a business. The festivities promise artful and fun answers to the question, "What is still made in America?" Watch a glassblower or cabinetmaker at work. Tour pottery studios or fine craft galleries. Art strolls, exhibitions, open houses, craft demonstrations, trunk shows and festivals are...

2008-08-22 21:00:22

H. Mark Roelofs, a professor of political philosophy and grandson of the founder of the Roycroft Community, died Sunday in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Cheektowaga. He was 84. He was born in Stamford, Conn., as his mother was driving from her family's place, Arden Farm in East Aurora, to the Massachusetts college where his father was studying. Mr. Roelofs was a 1940 graduate of East Aurora High School, then interrupted his college studies in 1943 to enlist in the Navy,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.