Posts Tagged ‘ Art ’

The Urban Planning of Burning Man

August 27, 2015
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The Urban Planning of Burning Man

Burning Man "needed urban design because it's a city" says founder Larry Harvey.  This fascinating article, and beautiful slide show, courtesy of dezeen magazine details how relative order evolved from anarchy at the Burning Man Festival. Aro...

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Frosty community progressive studio tour ArtBrake! 2015 starts April 25

April 22, 2015
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Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:36:58 -0400 From: rdbridgman Subject: ArBrake! 2015 ArtBrake! 2015 Frosty community progressive studio tour Save the Dates! Saturday April 25th and Sunday the 26th 10:00AM -5:00PM Ride through the woodsy vistas and scenic beauty of Northeastern Chatham County and discover one of its richest resources – the artists! With six galleries to visit in close vicinity, there

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Frosty community progressive studio tour ArtBrake! 2015 starts April 25

April 22, 2015
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Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:36:58 -0400 From: rdbridgman Subject: ArBrake! 2015 ArtBrake! 2015 Frosty community progressive studio tour Save the Dates! Saturday April 25th and Sunday the 26th 10:00AM -5:00PM Ride through the woodsy vistas and scenic beauty of Northeastern Chatham County and discover one of its richest resources – the artists! With six

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Giant Turtle Sighting at Kiwanis Park

January 29, 2015
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Giant Turtle Sighting at Kiwanis Park

New turtle sculpture for Kiwanis Park!The turtle replaced the White Oak car installed about 6 years ago. Part of the appeal of natural playgrounds is that they're never a fixed constant; they're always evolving. This sturdy concrete turtle should compl...

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The Reader – Sculpture

January 19, 2015
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The Reader – Sculpture

"The Reader" a metal sculpture created by local artist Steve Cote now graces Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park. The piece was the people's choice winner of the Sculpture in the Green event last Spring.  Mary Holmes Park has always been envisioned as a...

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Sculpture on the Green Comes to Pittsboro

May 15, 2014
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Sculpture on the Green Comes to Pittsboro

The following article about Sculpture on the Green first appeared in the Chatham County Line :Sculpture on the Green Comes to Pittsboro by Deborah R. Meyer(Author’s note – I love sculpture. For many years, I have written about i...

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Sculpture on the Green, Saturday May 17

May 14, 2014
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Sculpture on the Green, Saturday May 17

Fearrington Village Resident Forrest Greenslade is a man of many talents, and fortunately for the residents of Chatham County, he is very generous in sharing them. This Saturday, at the opening reception for the first Town of Pittsboro sculpture show S...

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Sculpture on the Green 2014

May 14, 2014
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Sculpture on the Green 2014

Sculpture on the Green Sculpture Show at Mary Holmes Park304 Old Rock Spring Cemetery RdSaturday May 17 11am - 2pmFreeFeatured Sculptors:Edwin WhiteForrest GreensladeJeff HackneyJanice RievesJoe KenlanThe WingNut ArtistsJenny MarshAndrew DixonStev...

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Dragon Sighting at Pittsboro Park

August 16, 2012
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Dragon Sighting at Pittsboro Park

Hide your children; a dragon has been seen lounging around Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  Artist Forrest Greenslade led the project with assistance from fellow artist/ stonemason Joe Kenlan and myself. Greenslade and crew volunteered our time for...

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Happy Hour at the Community House!

March 3, 2012
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Happy Hour at the Community House!

OK the title is a bit misleading, but three new animal happy hour themed paintings by artist Forrest Greenslade do now grace the walls of the Community House. The art, on loan from the accomplished Fearington Village artist, really brightens up th...

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Sculpture Donated to Pittsboro Parks

June 27, 2011
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Sculpture Donated to Pittsboro Parks

Renowned Chatham artist Edwin White recently donated a beautiful sculpture to the Mary Holmes Park.  It’s named Kiawah Paintbrush and was inspired by the artist’s time in South Carolina doing archeological digs at Kiawah Native American sites....

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Sculpture Donated to Pittsboro Parks

June 27, 2011
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Sculpture Donated to Pittsboro Parks

Renowned Chatham artist Edwin White recently donated a beautiful sculpture to the Mary Holmes Park.  It’s named Kiawah Paintbrush and was inspired by the artist’s time in South Carolina doing archeological digs at Kiawah Native American sites....

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Wow, This is amazing!

January 28, 2011
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Wow, This is amazing!

I love Playscapes, I'm not sure where else I would have stumbled upon this rock climbing wall at a daycare center in Finland. As a avid rock climber (years and a few pounds ago), cartographer, and huge fan of functional arts and crafts, this combines...

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Violin Concertos at the Community House

January 19, 2011
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Violin Concertos at the Community House

The Community House will once again host a free concert organized by the The Pittsboro Bach Society.  The Pittsboro Parks Blog welcomes any association with highbrow cultural events (however tenuous the connection to parks).  Sounds like...

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Kiwanis Park Sculpture Show

October 25, 2009
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Kiwanis Park Sculpture Show

The weather muted the sculpture show's attendance this Saturday, but it was still a great event. My deepest gratitude is extended to all of the participating artists, especially to Eddie White for organizing the event, and Holly Felice for manning the ...

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