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Scrapbooking program offered Jan. 23
Maryville Daily Times
The Blount Memorial Cancer Center is offering “LifeStories,” a scrapbooking art therapy program for cancer patients, survivors and their families on Monday, Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Cancer Center's conference room 1, located on the second floor.

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:08:06 GMT

Scrapbooking: Start the new year off with a happy planner
To prepare pesto: In the bowl of a food processor, fitted with a metal blade, add the garlic, pine nuts, and basil and pulse to a rough chop. Add olive oil in a steady steam and process to a smooth paste. Stop motor and add cheese and lemon juice ...

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:03:45 GMT

Rare books: a buyer's guide
I do own a few rare books. Three years ago my mother instigated a tradition of buying a special book for my birthday. It began with a trip to Peter Harrington's Chelsea premises, where we spent a heavenly hour browsing. The hour was purely gratuitous ...

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:10:14 GMT

Chandigarh Tribune

No takers for PU's rare books, manuscripts
Chandigarh Tribune
As per the records of the library, there is a collection of over 20,000 rare books. The library also has a collection of 1,492 manuscripts in a number of languages—- Arabic, Persian, Devnagari, Gurmukhi, Sanskrit and Sharda—- which were commonly used ...

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:18:45 GMT

A blind date with a local book
Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
In my experience, reading any uncorrected proof sent from an author or publisher is a lot like a blind date set up by a friend. You basically have the packaging, a few endorsements, and a little blurb-y summary, then you've committed to spending an ...

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:04:37 GMT

The San Diego Union-Tribune

SD artists explore the beauty of the book for 'Over the Moon'
The San Diego Union-Tribune
(She added that proceeds from any sales will go to the book arts nonprofit.) With that in mind, the project also evokes the rich human universe of traditional bookmaking, before the era of self-publishing and digital editions, when a great number of ...

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 01:02:31 GMT

Altered Lit
A new exhibit at Open Books seeks to draw attention to the issues of censorship in American literature, which still occurs today despite our First Amendment rights. The exhibit—”Altered Lit: Engaging Censorship through Altered Books”—consists of a ...

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:10:47 GMT

Cleveland Scene Weekly

Chido Johnson Brings 'Love Library' Project to Zygote Press
Cleveland Scene Weekly
“The collective energy and the ongoing traveling and growing embodiment of love in these altered books is key to the collaborative, open spirit of Zygote.” Participating artists include: Rian Brown, Kristen Cliffel, Hadley Conner, Dana Depew, Amber ...

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:48:00 GMT
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