Artist gives new life to old books

Artist gives new life to old books

Never one to judge a book by its cover, Transcona artist Debra Frances Plett believes the components of a well-made book speaks volumes about what’s inside. “I really became intrigued with the fact that all of the parts of the book can reflect the contents of the book,” she says of choosing end papers, cover … Read more

Brown Girl and Brown Boy Book Tour stops in Jackson

Brown Girl and Brown Boy Book Tour stops in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A national book tour kicked off at a museum in the Capitol City on Saturday, May 14. The Brown Girl and Brown Boy Red Carpet Book Tour stopped by the Mississippi Children’s Museum. Doctor Pamela Gurley hosted the tour to shine light on children’s authors, who are often underrepresented in different … Read more

Cold, hard, sanitary cash? BYU study finds going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was ‘useless’

Cold, hard, sanitary cash? BYU study finds going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was ‘useless’

Liz Atkinson, manager of the Quicksilver store at the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi, cleans a terminal after a transaction on May 1, 2020. Many businesses began encouraging transactions with plastic debit and credit cards as a safety measure to fight the spread of COVID-19. Now, a study from BYU says that plastic payment … Read more

National Theatre’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane announced for Milton Keynes – MKFM 106.3FM

National Theatre’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane announced for Milton Keynes – MKFM 106.3FM

The National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane will tour to Milton Keynes Theatre from Tuesday 27th June 2023. The National Theatre’s critically acclaimed adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE will tour the UK and Ireland later this year, direct from the … Read more

More than 20,000 books collected in First Financial Bank Book Drive | News

More than 20,000 books collected in First Financial Bank Book Drive | News

First Financial Bank (Nasdaq: FFBC), its associates and clients collected more than 20,000 books in April to celebrate Financial Literacy Month, including more than 250 books from Shelbyville. Books were collected in all of First Financial’s locations throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois. First Financial will donate the books to schools, libraries, churches and other … Read more

‘If I wanted to live in Vancouver, I would’

‘If I wanted to live in Vancouver, I would’

If I wanted to live in Vancouver I would. I am not against change but these 40-storey high-rises are not compatible with Kelowna’s reputation of our natural and scenic beauty. These monstrous monoliths are obstructing our views of gorgeous mountains and our lake and throwing shade to surrounding areas in our residential community downtown. What … Read more

Art exhibit in France connects European audiences with Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Art exhibit in France connects European audiences with Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

The “Here and Elsewhere” exhibition, located at the Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France. (Thomas Lannes courtesy of Paul Gabrielsen, St. George News ) Estimated read time: 1-2 minutes ST. GEORGE — An echo of Southern Utah is ringing through European art galleries, where a replica of a geological wonder that mirrors both the appearance and … Read more

‘Hit the road without a plan’: Artist travels the country painting, finds home in St. George

‘Hit the road without a plan’: Artist travels the country painting, finds home in St. George

Artist Steven Anzardo lies on fall leaves holding one of his paintings. Anzardo traveled the country in his SUV painting landscapes. (Steven Anzardo) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes ST. GEORGE — One man’s craving to explore and paint diverse landscapes across the U.S. resulted in a cross-country road trip, complete with an SUV doubling as … Read more