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Quilters display their work in Greensburg

first_imgExample of a “Fractured Quilt”Greensburg, In. — The Art on the Square Gallery and the Decatur County Arts Connection presents the display, “Quilted” through the end of February. All the works have been produced by the Tree City Quilt Club.The public is invited to a free “Second Friday” Wine and Cheese Reception hosted by the Gallery, February 9 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.The show includes exceptional and imaginative examples of Fine Arts Quilting using original patterns of hand and machine quilting, appliqué, hand dyed fabrics, embroidery, and other intricate techniques. The show has been organized by Nancy Derheimer, Judy Glore, and Margaret Parker.  “Of special new interest this year are fractured quilts made by the Club members dividing themselves into groups of 4 or 5 with each group taking one original drawing and crafting it using their own fabric choices.  The quilters then met again, cut up the quilts into pieces, mixed up the pieces and sewed them back together!  The result is what is called a “fractured quilt”, said Nancy Derheimer, quilter.Featured Artists include, JoAnn Baldwin, Dottie Bilbrey, Rose M. Colllins, Kathy Denny, Nancy Derheimer, Judy Glore, Rita Hellmich, Donna Hermesch, Nancy King, Sue Koors, Janet Meyer, Alice Rust, Jean Schoettmer, Jean Shultz, Jan Wantz, Susan Wilson, and Alice Woodhull.  Most of whom created the iconic and exquisite “Decatur County Barn Quilt”, a special Indiana Bicentennial offering that is on permanent display at the Decatur County courthouse.The ongoing “Gallery Night Out” painting opportunities are held each month.  The public is invited to bring family and friends of all ages and abilities to a fun evening at the Gallery on Tuesday, January 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants are encourage to bring their favorite beverages and snacks to enjoy during the evening. “We will be creating in easy acrylic painting and techniques either “Happy Snowman” or “Cardinal on a “Winter Branch”, said Judy Glore, instructor and President of the Decatur County Arts Connection.  “No prior painting experience is needed and all supplies and professional instruction will be provided for a $25 fee and you leave the evening with a finished painting.”, said Margaret Parker, instructor and officer of the Decatur County Arts Connection. Register by calling 812-663-8430 and indicate the Snowman or Cardinal.  Sample paintings are on display in the Gallery window or on the Facebook page ‘Art on the Square Gallery” or the website.   Other times, dates, and subjects can be arranged for small groups for the Gallery Night Out classes.Art On The Square Gallery is located at 114 E. Washington Street in Greensburg on the North Side of the Town Square with regular gallery hours, Wednesday to Friday from 11 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., and Saturday from 11:00 A.M., to 2:00 P.M., closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday. Exhibits will be on display throughout the year with monthly special shows. For more information call 812-663-8600.Art on the Square Gallery is a subsidiary of Decatur County Arts Connection, Inc. a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization promoting arts events and activities through creation, exhibits, and education for the community’s enjoyment and growth. Become a financial supporter or the arts events sponsored by the Gallery by joining us as a Patron. Forms will be available and donations are tax deductible. “Supporting the Decatur County Arts Connection and the Art on the Square Fine Arts Gallery and their programs financially will ensure that the arts stay strong in our community.  The Gallery has been serving the community for almost 10 years and looks to expand its programming opportunities in the future with your support”, expressed Fred Craig, local fine arts photographer and VP of the DCAC..Our catch phrase is: Express yourself through Art.last_img read more

Allardyce philosophical over Lukaku

first_img But Demba Ba’s deadline-day decision to stay with the Blues forced a rethink and Everton beat West Ham and West Brom to the signing of the 20-year-old, who transformed the match with his arrival at half-time. “It was frustrating when he scored. I’d been talking to Chelsea all summer – will he move, won’t he. I was told no, no, no,” Hammers boss Allardyce said. “Then Ba decided to stay and there was a quick shift around with a few hours to go and Everton got there before us and West Brom. That’s the way the cookie crumbles.” Allardyce disagreed with the dismissal of Mark Noble for two yellow cards, the second coming shortly after he had converted a penalty and moments before Baines fired his second equaliser. Choosing his words with care, Allardyce indicated that he felt referee Lee Mason had endured a poor afternoon and declared officials should be more open to criticism. “I have to be careful about what I say – we all have to be careful because we get pulled up on what we say to the referee. We get fined,” Allardyce said. “Do I agree with it? No, because that’s the wrong sort of protection for referees as far as I’m concerned. “If we want to make them better than they have to be criticised like us all. For me to say too much about how I thought the referee performed, I’d get myself into trouble. “The last thing I want to do is give the referee any of my money that I work really hard for. I’ll take it up with the delegate and make my report once I’ve seen the match again. “That’s all I can do within the system we have, but fair play to Everton, they took full advantage of us being down to 10 men. I thought we’d win, so to lose is a real blow.” Sam Allardyce cursed his luck as transfer target Romelu Lukaku fired Everton to a 3-2 Barclays Premier League victory over West Ham. Press Associationcenter_img Lukaku struck the winner six minutes from time after two brilliant Leighton Baines free-kicks hauled the Toffees back into contention as the Upton Park showdown reached a dramatic climax. Allardyce pursued Lukaku throughout the summer only to be told by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho he was staying at Stamford Bridge. last_img read more

Cork shock Tipp in Semple Championship opener

first_imgBut the game opened up early soon after the restart when Cork got the opening goal after 42 minutes.Shane Kingston’s first effort was hooked but he got another touch on it – enough to see it past Darren Gleeson and put the rebels four ahead fo the first time at 1-17 to 0-16.The premier had to work hard to claw back the lead but went back in front with a green flag in the 56th minuteSeamus callanan had just cut the gap with a free when he fired in a lovely diagonal ball to John McGrath who fired home to claim a 1-22 to 1-21 advantage.Michael Cahalane with seccond cork goal basically deciding the match two minutes from full time and Tipp found no way back even with 4 minutes of injury time. Defending All Ireland champions Tipperary have been beaten in the opening game of the Munster Hurling championship.A young cork side shocking the All Ireland champions with a 2-27 to 1-26 victory in their quater-final clash at Semple Stadium.The first half ended 0-15 points apiece after and end-to-end nip-tuck free-scoring contest.last_img read more

Top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. called up by Blue Jays

first_imgIt’s time. #LetsGoBlueJays pic.twitter.com/e0Pj918i58— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 24, 2019Guerrero, 20, has been MLB’s No. 1 prospect for a couple of years now.He burst onto the scene in 2017, when he batted .323 with 13 home runs and 76 RBIs across two levels as an 18-year-old.MORE: Watch ‘ChangeUp,’ a new MLB live whiparound show on DAZNHe only got better in 2018, when he hit .402 at Double-A and .381 across two levels. He may have been called up late last season had it not been for a knee injury.The Blue Jays are 11-14 and in third place in the American League East. It may have come a year late, but Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is on his way to the big leagues.The Blue Jays announced Wednesday that MLB’s No. 1 prospect has been called up after a short stint at Triple-A Buffalo.center_img Guerrero was batting .367 at Triple-A Buffalo before he was called up.He was hitting .333 on the season across two levels but 15 of his at-bats came at High-A Dunedin as part of a rehab assignment, so they brought down his average a bit, as he was trying to get his timing back.This comes one day after Blue Jays fans found out the team’s No. 2 prospect, Bo Bichette, suffered a broken left hand so this news came at a pretty good time for the city of Toronto.last_img read more