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Passion for Life Inspires Artist’s Sculptures

My September 3, 2015 Enchanté column Art has shaped John Boxtel’s life just as he has shaped a life for and from his sculptures. Creation is his destiny. The 85-year-old sculptor lives in a secluded home he built near the … Continue reading

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Following the beat of her heart

My Enchanté column from January 8, 2015 Art, to Yessica Rivera Belsham, is about celebration. It’s also about joy, healing, and building community. She’s recently found a new home for her creativity. She’s one of the resident artists who opened … Continue reading

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Keen and Quirky Observations

My December 3, 2014 Enchanté column A woman sits on a metal bench in a courtyard, talking on a cell phone. Her legs are crossed and turned toward a wall behind her, like she’s positioning herself away from the world. … Continue reading

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Tricia Knowles

My Enchanté column about Tricia Knowles She’s animated when the speaks. Her eyes do a great deal of her talking. Tricia Knowles is a freelance writer and promoter of the arts. You may know her as a former radio personality. … Continue reading

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I do believe, I do believe in fairies

After visiting Zena Bernstein’s Studio on Horse Thief Bay in the Thousand Islands region near the border of Canada and the USA you could find yourself believing in fairies. Irish poet W.B. Yeats once noted that if you ask the Irish if they … Continue reading

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Patti Smith: punk’s fairy godmother

Only Patti Smith should cover a Rolling Stones’ song. Same goes for the Who’s My Generation, Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit or Them’s Gloria. No one else can capture the original soul of the sound. In 2007, during her induction … Continue reading

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Artist

the artist the poet the writer….are reviled and revered. don’t step over the line; don’t do anything dangerous. we love you. we wish we could be like you. we won’t be like you; material gets in the way. we revile … Continue reading

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