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April, 2014 Press Releases


 

Arizona

Second Annual Marana Bluegrass Festival, Marana, Arizona, April 12 & 13, 2014

Marana, Arizona (September 19, 2013) - The 2014 Marana Bluegrass Festival will be held in downtown Marana on Saturday and Sunday April 12 and 13, 2014. This festival will again show case the bands of Arizona and also features National Headliner guitarist Dan Crary.   Dan will perform solo as the final performance on Saturday and joins his friends Greg Morton and Peter McLauglin for a Guitar Summit on both Saturday and Sunday. These shows –Three Amigos ..

 


 

Austria

A Taste of Austria - Cooking in Vienna

Tuckahoe, New York (September 23, 2013) - The Viennese Cuisine, which has been around for 1000 years, is a result of the pleasure-loving lifestyle of the Viennese, who love to eat and therefore cook well. You too can experience this traditional Viennese cuisine, paired with local wines & highlighted with Austrian art by joining Herzerl Tours with A Taste of Austria, April 19-26 & November 8-15, 2014. Spend a full week trying your own hand cooking at the well ...

 


 

California

Free Family Fun at Marine Science Institute at Earth Day on the Bay, Redwood City, California

Redwood City, California (March 31, 2014) - The Marine Science Institute (MSI) is honoring Planet Earth with Earth Day on the Bay on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 10 am - 5 pm. at 500 Discovery Pkwy, Redwood City, CA.   The all-day event (admission is free) is meant to provide fun, safe, and special memories for the whole family. MSI provides hands-on adventures on the Bay where students can touch a shark, study plankton, and learn to care for the natural environment. The Institute is open to the public just once a year and they’ve made sure ...

 


 

California

American Philharmonic presents a concert of "Turkish Delights," April 26 and 27, Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa, California (April 14, 2014) - The American Philharmonic Sonoma County will present the final concerts of its 15th anniversary season with performances on April 26 and 27 of “Turkish Delights.”  The performances feature violinist Yova Milanova in her West Coast premiere. From a family of distinguished Bulgarian musicians, she has performed with leading orchestras throughout the world: Rossini wrote The Italian Girl in Algiers in only three weeks, and his overture shines with the wit and sparkle you’d expect of music that opens a classic, comedy of errors opera ...

 


 

California

Antique Classic Car Museum doubles as Wedding & Event Venue, Menifee, California

Menifee, California (October 7, 2013) - Everyone will enjoy and appreciate the historic Motte Historical Museum family collection of antique automobiles. This 20 car display ranging from 1910 – 1969 is housed in a rustic 9,000 sq. ft. Barn, an attraction in its own. The museum includes antiques, community history and a cozy cinema featuring automobile related documentaries and movies. Group tours are available and the venue is also available for wedding or party ...

 


 

Florida

34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, April 26th

Tampa, Florida (April 11th, 2014) - What do pirates, a monkey, storybook characters, food trucks, strolling entertainers, music, and live professional storytellers have in common?...The 34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, held on April 26th at the Hillsborough High School, 5000 N Central Ave., Tampa, FL. Everyone’s invited to “Fill Your Sails with 100 Tales,” and to join in the free activities, frolicking, and festive entertainment. There is no admission fee ...

 


 

Florida

Key Largo's Bayside Grille Hosts 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest

Key Largo, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Bayside Grille and Sunset Bar in Key Largo will be hosting an elite group of international Blues stars at the 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest, through June, 2014. Admittance is always free, as is the Most Photographed Sunset in Key Largo. Bayside Grille owner Robert DiGiorgio says, "We are thrilled to welcome such great international artists to Key Largo again this year. Last year’s, event along with the Downtown Key Largo Songfest has put Key Largo on the international music scene.  Key Largo has never seen a lineup of Blues stars like this. Last year, the event drew enthusiastic crowds from all over, and Robert DiGiorgio, owner of Bayside Grille ...

 


 

Florida

Art-Nature-History: The Old Florida Celebration of the Arts in Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida (September 25, 2013) - Enjoy the artwork of 120 selected fine artists and craftsmen, while experiencing the quiet beauty of Cedar Key located on Florida’s Nature Coast at the 50th Annual Spring Arts Festival in historic Cedar Key, April 12 & 13, 2014. This small island community, 60 miles SW of Gainesville at the end of SR 24, has long been a haven for artists and nature lovers. The Sidewalk Art Show, which was started in 1964, is now known as the ...

 


 

Florida

2014 Florida Blueberry Festival, Brooksville, Florida, April 12-13
Brooksville, Florida - Join the fun at the 2014 Official Florida Blueberry Festival, April 12th & 13th 2014. The City of Brooksville is located in the heart of the central blueberry growing region in the sunshine state of Florida. The Festival Committee will be hosting its 3rd annual harvest celebration. Florida’s blueberry harvest lasts only 3 month starting in the month of March and ending in May. Florida is the only state in America producing blueberries during these months. The 2013 harvest reaped approximately 20 million pounds of the ...

 


 

Florida

The Palm Beach Home Show will be held April 4th-6th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center

West Palm Beach, Florida (March 17, 2014) - The Palm Beach Home Show will be held April 4-6, 2014 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach. The home show features hundreds of exhibits from floors to doors, spas to siding, mattresses to marble, kitchens to landscape and much more. A variety of new and innovative products and services will be on display from hundreds of local, national and international companies. There is a drawing for a $2,000 brand  ...

 


 

Florida

Fine Art and Fine Crafts with Clowns, Food and Entertainment at the Spring Festival of the Arts, Maitland, Florida

Maitland, Florida (March 3, 2014) - The Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 26th Spring Festival of the Arts around Lake Lily in Maitland (641 Maitland Avenue). The show features up to 150 artists and craftsmen around the lake. There will be sponsors of the event giving away prizes and information.   Lots of fun food will be there for the tasting such as Kettle Korn, Funnel Cakes, sandwiches, wraps and much more. The Performing Arts of Maitland will play music throughout the two days. Listen to jazz and big band sounds while looking at all the art and craft ...

 


 

Florida

17th Annual Crawfish Festival, Pinellas Park, Florida, April 4th to 6th

Pinellas Park, Florida (March 18, 2014) - The 17th Annual Crawfish Festival will be taking place at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL, on April 4th to 6th. There's good news for craft beer lovers at the Crawfish Festival. They'll be serving six craft beers on tap at the back bar, (in addition to the usual bottles). On Saturday, Greg Rapp, owner and brewer at Rapp Brewing, will be on hand to serve six Rapp beers from a second bar, starting at 3pm. There will be boiled crawfish and authentic ...

 


 

Florida

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 7th Annual Spring Craft Ale Fest, Pinellas Park, FL, May 3rd

Pinellas Park, Florida (March 18, 2014) - The Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 7th Annual Spring Craft Ale Fest, will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, 2-6pm, at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL. Beer lovers will enjoy over 200 fine craft ales to taste, including great American craft beers, European beers, home brews and more. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Admission includes souvenir tasting glass, Cajun plate and other food included. The event is a fundraiser for Dunedin ...

 


 

Florida

Kulcha Shok Surf & Muzik Festival, Pompano Beach, April 5th

Miami, Florida (March 18, 2014) - Kulcha Shok's first annual Surf and Muzik Festival takes over Pompano Beach on Saturday April 5, 2014. The surf contest starts at 7am, music starts at 12pm and both go until dark at the south side of Pompano Beach pier. The surf contest will attract the state's best surfers. The surf divisions include groms (13 and under), junior mens (14-18), open men's (any age), open women's (any age), longboards (men's and women's, any age), open sub surf, open skim and ol'skool. The ol'skool division will only have six surfers that will draw numbers from ...

 


 

Illinois

Chicago Master Singers Concert, Ambassadors of Peace, Features Tour Repertoire, April 25 and 27

Northbrook, Illinois (April 9, 2014) - The spring 2014 concerts of Chicago Master Singers, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will bring sacred masterpieces of Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian and American composers to Chicago area audiences on the evenings of Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. The concert venue is the beautiful and reverberant Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word) at 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny (Northbrook), Ill. The a cappella  ...

 


 

Indiana

46th Dogwood Festival, Orleans, Indiana, April 30th through May 3rd

Orleans, Indiana (April 1, 2014) - The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 46th Dogwood Festival from April 30 through May 3, 2014 at the Historic Congress Square, Downtown Orleans. Enjoy carnival rides, games, children’s activities, arts & crafts fair, everyone’s favorite hometown parade, food, live entertainment, viewing of the dogwoods and more. Admission is free.   The event is recognized as one of Midwest Living Magazine's "Top Five Flowering Festivals" (Apr 2012).   The dogwood tree is the trademark of Orleans (the Dogwood Capital of Indiana), as ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Boston Classical Guitar Society hosts the 2014 New England Guitar Ensembles Festival with featured artist Roland Dyens

Boston, Massachusetts (April 7, 2014) - The Boston Classical Guitar Society welcomes French guitar virtuoso and composer Roland Dyens as the headlining artist for the 2014 New England Guitar Ensembles Festival.  Taking place on April 26, NEGEF offers workshops and concerts dedicated to area guitar ensembles and celebrates the Boston guitar community with an annual members concert ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Nicholas Nicholson, Authority on Russian fine and decorative arts to speak at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

Clinton, Massachusetts (March 18, 2014) - Nicholas Nicholson, authority on Russian fine art (18th C. – 1918) Russian decorative arts, Russian imperial ephemera and Russian furniture, is the guest speaker at the members’ and press opening of the upcoming exhibition, The Tsars’ Cabinet, on loan from the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary. His lecture is entitled Jewels of the Romanovs. The event is held March 27, 6pm, 2014 at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton  ...

 


 

Massachusetts

The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton, Massachusetts (February 28, 2014) - The Museum of Russian Icons hosts The Tsars’ Cabinet, highlighting two hundred years of Russian decorative arts under the Romanovs, from the time of Peter the Great in the early 18th century to Nicholas II in the early 20th century. Many of the 230 plus objects in the exhibition were designed for public or private use of the tsars or other Romanovs. Others illustrate the styles that were prominent during their reigns. Developed from the Kathleen ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Classical guitar virtuoso Manuel Barrueco visits Boston for solo recital

Boston, Massachusetts (March 12, 2014) - The Boston Classical Guitar Society welcomes Grammy-nominated Manuel Barrueco for a solo guitar recital on Friday, April 4th, 2013. His concert program includes Baroque and Spanish masterworks from J.S. Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, Joaquin Turina, and Isaac Albeniz. Recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our time, Mr. Barrueco is a superb instrumentalist and an elegant musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon lyricism. He has appeared on numerous American television programs and concertized in  ...

 


 

Massachusetts

Herring Run Festival, Middleborough, Massachusetts

Middleborough, Massachusetts - Celebrate Spring at Middleborough’s Oliver Mill Park for the Herring Run Festival. Massachusetts’ Herring Run in is one of the most spectacular natural resources in New England. On April 11-13, 2014, join local residents, businesses and artisans in a celebration of this natural resource. The first annual Herring Festival features live animals, music, a variety of conservation activities and demonstrations. More information and a complete schedule of events can be found on Facebook ...

 


 

Mississippi

Dixie Art Trunk and Flea Market: Buy art, make art and support the work of St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Olive Branch MS

Olive Branch, Mississippi (March 11, 2014) - The 2014 Dixie Art Trunk will be a mixed media feast of color, texture, and original art. The event will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Centre, 7300 Hacks Cross, Olive Branch MS 38654. The event is open to the public.   Located at the hub of Art is Dixie Mixed Media Art Retreat. The 2014 Dixie Art Trunk features over 30 artists and suppliers including artists from the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. It is a unique event showcasing finished art such as collages, assemblages, art quilts, steam ...

 


 

Missouri

Welcome Spring at the 8th Annual Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair, St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri (March 11, 2014) - Celebrate the return of Spring at the 8th Annual Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair, April 5 to 6, at the Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO. Always held two weeks before Easter, the show features 250 artisans, jewelers, photographers, woodworkers and more.   Experience the beauty of hand woven reed, ash & caned baskets; whimsical fabric bunnies; sugared eggs, and chenille Easter eggs – all handmade. The fair showcases local, regional and national artisans. Dan Davenport, all the way from Millington, Michigan, will offer his hand-hammered aluminum giftware. Among the many local artists are Diana ...

 


 

Nevada

Craft Festival returns to the Las Vegas Cashman Center for its 32nd Annual Festival, April 11-13, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 27, 2014) - The Craft Festival returns to the Las Vegas Cashman Center for its 32nd Annual Festival, April 11-13, 2014. This high quality festival was the very first public event at Cashman Center in March of 1983. The Craft Festival has become a Las Vegas tradition during its 32 years. The Festival still holds the Cashman Center record for attendance of over 25,000 during the 1984 festival.   On April 11-13, 2014, 160 craft workers from all over the United States will be showing their fine wares.  There are people exhibiting at this annual festival from as far away as Montana, Idaho ...

 


 

New Hampshire

Hollis Arts Society 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition: "Jaffrey is Alive!"

Jaffrey, New Hampshire (March 6, 2014) - The Jaffrey Civic Center will be "Alive" this spring with an abundance of the Hollis Arts Societies colorful and electric works of art. Twenty six Juried Members of the Hollis Arts Society will be showing works of art at the Jaffrey Civic Center beginning March 28th through April 27th. The artists will be in attendance at the Reception Evening on March 28th from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, to provide insight and stimulating ...

 


 

New Jersey

A Norman Rockwell Easter in Downtown Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey (April 1, 2014) - The Tap Room at the Nassau Inn in Princeton houses Norman Rockwell’s oldest and largest mural, commissioned by Edgar Palmer in the mid-1930’s after the Yankee Doodle Tap Room was named. Today, this famous piece of American art history continues to hang 13 feet wide behind the bar in the Yankee Doodle Tap Room. The Tap Room’s timeless charm includes the names and dates of Princeton University alumni carved into the solid oak tabletops and the photo gallery of notable Princeton University graduates from the  ...

 


 

New Mexico

World's Largest Native American Cultural Event, 31st Gathering of Nations Set for April 24-26, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico (August 1, 2013) - The world’s largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place in Albuquerque, N.M. between April 24 and 26, 2014. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the world, will host tens of thousands of people and more than 700 tribes from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world.   The three-day event will include more than ...

 


 

New York

Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s Orange Blossoms, April 25 & 26

New York, New York (April 10, 2014) - Light Opera of New York presents Victor Herbert’s rarely performed gem Orange Blossoms on April 25 & 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NY.   See what shocked and titillated Broadway on opening night in 1922. So many independent women, trust-fund babies and gay divorcees abound that it may feel more like Cole Porter than the sweeping romantic style customary of the most popular American composer of his day. Not to worry ...

 


 

New York

Schubert's "Winterreise" in a new version with instrumental accompaniment, performed by New York Concert Opera, April 11 & 13

New York City (March 12, 2014) - The German Society of the City of New York presents two multimedia concert performances of Franz Schubert's song cycle "Winterreise" on Friday, April 11th at 7:30pm, and Sunday, April 13th at 3:00pm. Admission is free and a reception will follow the performances.   The New York Concert Opera performances, titled "Die Winterreise" and presented in the order of the original poems by Wilhelm Mueller, are sung by German-American baritone, Ulrich Hartung, and accompanied by a chamber ensemble consisting of piano, viola, cello, woodwind and  ...

 


 

New York

Hudson Valley Companies Offer Healthy Lifestyle ‘Challenge’ with Combined Programs

Red Hook, New York (March 17, 2014) - Gigi Hudson Valley (GHV) and Body Be Well Pilates (BBW) just completed their 30-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge ‘Pilot.’ The four participants lost a total of 38.25 inches and 32 lbs and better yet, they got fit and enjoyed every nutritious meal along the way.   Laura Pensiero and Chelsea Streifeneder tapped into their professional passions to create a 30-Day Lifestyle Challenge. The goal was to show people that achieving a healthier lifestyle is attainable, and not challenging ...

 


 

North Carolina

Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival, April 24 -26, Roxboro, North Carolina

Roxboro, North Carolina (April 14, 2014) - Each Spring thousands escape the cabin fever of Winter’s cold by loading up their instruments and campers the last weekend in April, and head to Willow Oak Park in Roxboro, North Carolina for the Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival. This three day, family friendly, Bluegrass Music Festival is held April 24 -26, 2014 (965 Blalock Dairy Road, Roxboro, NC) at one of the most beautiful music parks on the East coast. The park is all-inclusive and offers campsites ranging from tent camping to hookups for RV’s. The campground ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Bellefonte Art Museum presents the Art of Adornment: jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures, Bellefonte, PA

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2014) - The Art of Adornment is an exhibit at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County of over 300 pieces of jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures from Africa, Asia and the Americas. The exhibit is divided into 13 geocultural regions showing samples from those areas. Although many different styles are included in the show, they represent only a fraction of the over 5000 tribal, ethnic and indigenous groups in our ...

 


 

Rhode Island

Barclay Butera, Interior Designer of Today Show and HGTV Fame, Celebrity Guest at Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, April 27th

Newport, Rhode Island (April 10, 2014) - Interior designer and author Barclay Butera will visit Newport as honored guest of St. Michael's Country Day School's 14th Newport House Tour on April 27, signing copies of his latest book, Barclay Butera: Getaways and Retreats from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the newly renovated Paradise Farmhouse at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. The book signing and reception, complete with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, is included in the House Tour ticket, which this year includes seven architecturally distinguished residences by luminaries of  ...

 


 

Rhode Island

The Art of Fashion - Doris Duke's sense of style on display in the 2014 Rough Point annual exhibit, Newport, RI

Newport, Rhode Island (March 19, 2014) - With a great eye for classic cut and design and a bold attitude toward fashion, Doris Duke was a designer’s ideal client. Miss Duke - heiress, philanthropist and art collector - carefully created a fashion collection comprised of both couture and off-the-rack items from a variety of designers. During No Rules: The Personal Style of Doris Duke, the annual exhibit at Rough Point, Miss Duke’s Newport home, visitors are invited to explore a portion of Miss Duke’s clothing collection ranging from the understated to the show-stopping.   Doris Duke had an ...

 


 

Tennessee

Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit Opens at Tennessee State Museum

Nashville, TN (December 9, 2013) - A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a distinctive plantation in Tennessee will open next year at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.  The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on the 13,000 acre plantation in Robertson County, Tennessee. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will open Feb. 11 and close Aug. 31, 2014.  Through first and third person accounts, the exhibit will reconstruct the lives of several enslaved people, giving them names, faces, and the details of what ...

 


 

Texas

7th Annual Lake Travis Springfest Returns to the Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Bee Cave, Texas

Bee Cave, Texas (April 8, 2014) – The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to Bee Cave at The Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater from April 25 to 26 (13801 Bee Cave Parkway). Presented by St. David’s Emergency Center, SpringFest will be bigger and better than ever. The two day community festival filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family is always the last weekend in April. SpringFest expands to two days and kicks off at 6PM on Friday, April 25th with the KidZone rides and attractions, the WineStomp wine tasting tent and a free movie ...

 


 

Texas

Sylvan Beach Festival by the Bay, April 25-26, La Porte, Texas

La Porte, Texas (March 21, 2014) - The 58th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival, sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, 2014 with gates opening at 5:00 pm on Friday and at 9:00 am on Saturday at historic Sylvan Beach Park (500 Bayshore Drive, La Porte, TX) on lovely Galveston Bay.   Friday’s activities will include live entertainment, food, carnival, and a cook-off, while on Saturday the festival kicks off with a parade beginning at 10:00 am on South Broadway at Fairmont Parkway and ending on West Main at  ...

 


 

Texas

Reenactment Guild of America creates Mayhem on the Medina in the Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, Texas

Bandera, Texas (March 21, 2014) - Bandera being recognized as The Cowboy Capital of the World this past year just means it opened the door to more ideas for Bandera to live up to the title! The National Reenactment Guild of America (RGA) has chosen Bandera as a National Competition location for a 2014 Reenactment event. That means every gunfighter, outfitters, living history buff, campsite competitor as well as actresses and actors in the Nation involved with historic  ...

 



Texas

20th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival, 7,000 Pounds of Free Crawfish, Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas (March 21, 2014) - The 20th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival will take place on April 12, 2014, 11am to 10pm, at the Austin American Statesman Parking Lot, 305 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX. 7,000 pounds of crawfish will be given away at the event. The crawfish is given away one plate at a time (approximately 1 lb) while supplies last. There will be all kinds of Cajun food, arts & crafts, children’s activities, and face painters and live Louisiana music  ...

 



Washington

The Island Chicks to hold their 6th Anniversary of Vintage Market, April 26, Anacortes, WA

Anacortes, Washington (April 7, 2014) - The Island Chicks are celebrating their 6th year of antiques/vintage events in Anacortes. On April 26th, form 9 am - 4 pm, over 40 one of a kind, local and regional brands will provide their antiques/vintage experience at the Vintage Market, 100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA. Admission is $5 per person, $3 with a non-perishable food item, donated to the Anacortes 100 Food Bank. The Island chicks began their events, in a barn ...

 



Washington

Highline Historical Society marks Earth Day with "Chasing Ice" screening, Burien, Washington

Burien, Washington (March 31, 2014) - To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Highline Historical Society is presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing climate by documenting the disappearance of glaciers. In 2005, photographer and climate change skeptic James Balog launched The Extreme Ice Survey, deploying time-lapse cameras across the Arctic to capture a multi-year photographic record of the changes in glaciers. Compressing years into seconds, these time-lapse photos irrefutably demonstrate that glaciers ...

 



Washington

Anacortes, Washington (February 25, 2014) - The 6th Annual Spring Wine Festival is in full bloom and right around the corner, happening on April 12, 2014 in Anacortes, Washington.   The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 30 wineries to Fidalgo Island for one more year of decadent wine tasting, food matching, live music, art, shopping and blooming tulip fields. Visitor’s travel from all corners of the world to behold the amazing Skagit Valley tulip fields in full bloom. Enhancing ...

 


 

Washington

Quilters Gear Up for Biennial Spring Extravaganza, Anacortes, Washington

Anacortes, Washington (March 14, 2014) - The Fidalgo Island Quilters (FIQ) will host its Biennial Quilt Show, “E Pluribus Unum,” April 11-13, 2014, at a new venue, the Swinomish Casino & Lodge, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes. Show hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Admission is $7 for all three days, and children 12 and under are free. Sunday only, admission for military personnel and their families is $5.   The event will showcase a wide range of quilted items from traditional utility quilts to sophisticated art quilts. One notable addition will be “modern” quilts, a style of quilt-making gaining ...

 


 

Washington

Two North Puget Sound Chefs Decide Eight is Enough!

Anacortes, Washington (March 19, 2014) - Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive eight-course dining experience offered to eight guests at a time, only eight times this year at Potluck Kitchen Studio, located in historic downtown Anacortes (910 11th Street Unit A). It's a big city menu, at a small town price, and without ferry travel or congested traffic.   Each 8-for-8 Pop-up Dinner is a unique "culinary odyssey" consisting of eight courses and three wine pairings which aren't revealed until guests are seated. Dinners take place in the private dining room at Potluck Kitchen Studio ...