Straight from the Heart

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Final number, Day Arts performers, "Straight from the Heart."

Dance, music, poetry, theater, art, cookies, pies, spring rolls, wine, FRIENDS, laughter, art sales/donations/generosity for the North Fourth Art Center Day Arts Program. A perfect time was had by all on Thursday night, April 11th, at Lina Jabra’s annual fund-raising event “Straight from the Heart.”

A more thorough accounting of all this fun and frolic will be posted tomorrow but tonight, the party reporter is simply too tired. So see you then.

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Eddy and the Gang

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 TODAY X 365, beginning April 2013 296

I have the amazing good fortune to work at the North Fourth Art Center out on 4th Street NW in Albuquerque. The Center is all about art—art education, creation, exhibition, entrepreneurship—with an environment that is part community college, part art studio and ALL mutual support, new experiences and good fun. It really does not get any better than this! 

Today for example I hung out in Eddy’s place in the Day Arts program. That would be with Eddy Wauneka and his “Creating Graphic Novels” class. There will be much more about this dedicated group of graphic artists in the May edition of North Fourth NEWS but for now it should just be noted that this is a nose-to-the-grindstone and, at the same time, very happening classroom. 

Day Arts artists lobbied for this class and now it’s in full swing. While there are a number of talented artists present…

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