Unger Reception, Feb 2, 2018

There was a good turn-out to the Reception for local artist William Unger, Feb 2, 2018.

 

You still have time to stop by and see the exhibit, thru Feb 28, 2018

 

All images © Jana Russon

Arts, Facts, and Artifacts, Reception 12-7-2017

Arts, Facts, and Artifacts Reception was well attended.

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A nice spread of Holiday cookies, delights, and wine. Look closely and you will

see an interview going on with KTVO and Andrea O’Brien.

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People were fascinated by the Architectural Renderings of the New

Sue Ross Arts Center.

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Maureen told us how the Show came to be. We heard some stories of

folks helping save the day. Firemen and law enforcement rescued quilts

gently and with great respect, one year ago.

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People were able to see items salvaged from the fire, up close and personal.

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The Guest Book!

This quilt hanging on the wall, shows what was in the black garbage bags

that they returned our quilts in.

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This particular quilt was the last thing Andrea O’Brien had of her grandmother’s.

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Here Meredith Willcox shows the new quilt she has just finished, which

replaces the one burned in the Fire Dec 2, 2016.

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The president of the Hands Of Friendship Quilt Guild in Kirksville, Andrea O’Brien

tries to thank the firemen and police for their kind efforts at rescuing our precious

quilts. She couldn’t say it without tears. We are all so grateful.

 

Images and Text © Jana Russon Dec 7, 2017

Quilt Raffle Drawing, Sat Dec 2, 2017

The Quilt Guild has donated a Quilt to help raise funds for rebuilding

the Kirksville Arts Center.

It can be seen at Fort Chariton Restaurant in Yarrow, MO,

thru Dec 1, 2017

Get your tickets Now thru Fri Dec 1, 2017.

To read the poster of this event CLICK HERE.

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Regional Artists Show, Aug 30 – Oct 28, 2017

Regional Artists Show, Aug 30 – Oct 28, 2017

To view a list of the Exhibiting Artists CLICK HERE

To view the Poster for this event CLICK HERE

Reception was Thu Sept 7 @5:30-7. See news to read about it.

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MOSI Exhibit Reception, 5-17-2017

As usual, there was very pretty food.

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Walking thru the gallery before the awards, shows the fabulous art

presented in this Exhibit.

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This was a juried show and the awards speak highly of the art.

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All Text & Images © Jana Russon 5-17-2017

KCSO, 5-4-2017

Those of us who attended the Kirksville Community String Orchestra

that night were happily delighted.

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What a wonderful show with good variety of tunes.

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More People should take advantage of attending these wonderful free concerts.

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The conductor presents the First Violinist.

 

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Then she is presented with a bouquet of flowers.

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All Text and Images © Jana Russon 5-4-2017

Annual Tea, 4-23-2017

As usual, with this fabulous event, it was brilliant!

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People came early to get the chance to see all the tables.

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Linda’s table was yellow.

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Interestingly, this year there were two absolutely different Black and Pink Tables.

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The table below is of the nautical style.

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This is the first year that A Man offered to decorate a table. He chose Truman U

as his theme.

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Alaska had her table.

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The Girl’s Table was beautifully dressed with all the right sets of dishes, a quilted

tablecloth, and dolls and lollypops! Of course, the girls all had their hats on.

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Speaking of Hats; here is a gallery of ladies who attended in hats.

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Also, as usual, The Gentlemen served us.

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During the tasty morsels, the Table Decorators told us of their inspiration for their

tables, about the theme they chose and where they got the dishes they used in

the table arrangement. Fascinating. You should have been there!

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This Gentleman pours tea for The Lady.

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The many who joined us for Tea today gave their attention . . .

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. . .  to the Speaker of one of the Pink and Black Tables.

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The Spokesperson announced the real workers of this Tea.

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Behind the scenes workers:

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The Gentlemen Servers.

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KAA did it again. Another fabulous Tea To Remember 2017.

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All Images and Text © Jana Russon 4-23-2017