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2013-11-27 23:33:22

Peacock & Parade Proprietor Elizabeth Barksdale Walker says what's old is new again in the crafts world. Starting in January the shop will offer workshops in German paper cutting and decorating Ukrainian Easter eggs for adults as well as children. Barrington, RI (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 What's old is new again in the world of crafts, according to Elizabeth Barksdale Walker, Owner of Peacock & Parade, a craft studio located in Barrington, RI. Her plans for classes this...

2010-04-29 07:59:00

LONDON, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zinaida Likhacheva, a Ukrainian designer and artist, will present her original collection at the Style Show, the opening event of Oxford Fashion Week 2010 on May 1, 2010. This is the first time that Oxford Fashion Week features a designer from Ukraine. Ms. Likhacheva will present her debut SUNLIGHT Collection, an artful synthesis of ETHNO and MODERN. The Sunlight Collection promises to be an outstanding experience: ethnic motifs, modern cuts, natural...

2008-06-07 03:00:05

By Kukharenko, Svitlana ABSTRACT: Magical efficacy has been important in Ukrainian wedding ritual. The korovai, rushnyk, omens, gifts, the showering of the couple, and other "sacred" objects and acts of the Ukrainian folk wedding are believed to be imbued with prophetic qualities. Uprooted folklore tradition, however, faces inevitable transformations, and Ukrainian immigrants in Canada tend to know and believe in magical objects and actions significantly less. The examination of magical...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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