Friday, December 14, 2012
Snapshots from Thursday's gorgeous and fun first evening of the two-night Big City Bread Holiday Market.
Young and old arrived at the first of the two-night Big City Bread Holiday Market Thursday for fun, food and shopping. Three fire places warmed the attendees in the chilly winter air as Between Naybors played, vendors offered a variety of holiday gifts, and the cafe served festive drinks and food - all under the twinkling lights of the Big City Bread Cafe. Everyone returns for more Friday evening from 5 PM to 9 PM, with music by The Red Oak Southern String Band.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dan Smith of See Dan Paint gives expression to his paintings and to the characters that live in them.
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a billboard with See Dan Paint artwork on it - and you know it's See Dan Paint artwork, because the houses in the art have faces on them. "Faces in places," says Dan Smith, the Dan of See Dan Paint. "I start with the shapes and go back to do the faces. That's all spontaneous monsterfication. I don't really think about it, I just do it." The Lancaster, Pennsylvania, native took his first art class while studying at the University of Georgia. After earning a BFA in Painting and Drawing and an MFEd in Art Education, the doodles and faces followed. "I got my painting degree, and then I got certified to teach," says Dan. "So I was living in an apartment and realized I couldn't paint giant …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A preview of Thursday and Friday evening's festive activities
The charming Big City Bread Holiday Market returns this Thursday and Friday evening to delight young and old. Set below the twinkling lights at Big City Bread Cafe, attendees and vendors alike enjoy food, music, shopping and festivities.