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Artist Spotlight: Don’t Bug Out, It’s Just Bug

I’ve always been drawn to multi-faceted makers. As an interdisciplinary artist myself, I understand the feeling of being pulled into many art forms, and the allure of possibilities. There is another component to a great maker though that I’ve been reflecting on lately, and that is collaboration. Today I’d like to share one of the […]

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Creative Expression on Juneteenth

Creative expression is vital to celebrating and honoring the joys and sorrows of the past. One part of our country’s history that is remembered this month is Juneteenth. If you are not familiar with it, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, […]

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Strong Society with the New Hampshire Theater Project

FW: Improv? Recently a friend emailed me a link to a virtual program offered by the New Hampshire Theater Project (NHTP) and just said “Laura! See below and then DO THIS!”. Below was a link to Game Night! Online Improv Playground. Why did my friend send this to me? Because I have been talking, for […]

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Creativity in Quarantine

The arts bring us together, emotionally and physically. But these days, coming together physically is not something we can do right now. We are social distancing to save lives and flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic. You’ve most likely received a flood of emails or notifications canceling events and gatherings, halting opportunities to witness […]

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Durkish Delights at Noodz: All Around Tasty

A Triple Threat of Awesome Collaboration between artforms is a beautiful thing. It helps build a more vibrant culture for our communities and is a catalyst for even more creative partnerships. One of these collaborations has knocked my socks off, and that is an interdisciplinary artist and muralist Durkish Delights working with the unique and […]

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That Special Spark: Makerspaces

What is a Makerspace? A space that is open for people to learn and create in, typically through membership or classes, while having access to equipment, tools, knowledge, and resources to make with. These spaces allow artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs to dream up big ideas and have a shared space to execute them in, without […]

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Champions of Art: The Governor’s Arts Awards

New Hampshire has an abundance of talented and enthusiastic artists and makers. Thanks to the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the Governor’s Office, a collection of those artists are recognized each year for their outstanding dedication to the arts in the Granite State. I had the opportunity to attend this year’s Governor’s […]