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NICHE names Top 100 Craft Retailers – news – winners of the ninth-annual “Top 100 Retailers of American Craft

NICHE names Top 100 Craft Retailers – news – winners of the ninth-annual “Top 100 Retailers of American Craft – Brief Article PHILADELPHIA — NICHE magazine announced the winners of the ninth-annual “Top 100 Retailers of American Craft” during the Buyers Market of American Craft held in Philadelphia in July. More than 26,000 craft artists […]

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Sterling Publishing Company

Sterling Publishing Company Sterling Publishing Company 387 Park Avenue, NY, NY 10016 1-800-805-5489www.amazon.com Three excellent titles provide solid craft ideas for any seeking new projects. Vicki Payne’s Traditional Leaded Glass Crafting (140270335X, $26.95) pairs techniques with project applications, packing in color photos to demonstrate such techniques as soldering panels, producing art deco effects, and cutting […]

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College Literature

Abjection and degeneration in Thomas Hardy’s “Barbara of the House of Grebe”

Abjection and degeneration in Thomas Hardy’s “Barbara of the House of Grebe” Shumaker, Jeanette Roberts Thomas Hardy’s Gothic tale, “Barbara of the House of Grebe” (1891), dramatizes the horrid consequences of belief in the Victorian myth of degeneration. Only months after writing Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Hardy creates another tragedy in the less well-known “Barbara”; […]

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FX, Geographic Offering Fresh Ad Tie-In Ideas; ‘Launch Night’ Intros New Products.(TV Currents)

FX, Geographic Offering Fresh Ad Tie-In Ideas; ‘Launch Night’ Intros New Products.(TV Currents) Lafayette, Jon Byline: Jon Lafayette In addition to its original programming, FX is pitching some original advertising ideas to media buyers to attract more upfront spending. Bruce Lefkowitz, executive VP of entertainment sales, Fox Cable Networks Group, said one of the new […]

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Dirty Cheap

Dirty Cheap Dirty Cheap Lyn Miller-Lachmann Curbstone Press 321 Jackson St., Willimantic, CT 06226 1931896291 $15.95 www.curbstone.org Dirty Cheap by Lyn Miller-Lachmann is a novel about Nicholas Baran, a community college teacher struggling to expose the environmental contamination from industrial pollution which is believed to be the cause of a fatal cancer found in himself […]

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The Truth Will Set You Free

The Truth Will Set You Free John Taylor The Truth Will Set You Free Samuel L. Hoard Concordia Publishing House 3558 South Jefferson Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63118-3968 0758605471 $9.99 1-800-325-3040 www.cph.org The Truth Will Set You Free is Samuel L. Hoard’s autobiography. Beginning with his childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, going on to his […]

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Film Comment

A lifetime in the moment – actor Robert Duvall

A lifetime in the moment – actor Robert Duvall – Interview Gavin Smith IF ANY ACTOR could be said to be incapable of a false moment, it’s Robert Duvall. Duvall carries his profound talent lightly, with a master’s relaxed assurance and effortless authority. Look at any Duvall performance and you’ll see that it has no […]

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Self-Publishing Manual

Self-Publishing Manual Self-Publishing Manual Dan Poynter Para Publishing Box 8206, Santa Barbara, CA 93118-8206 1568501344 $19.95 parapublishing.com Self-publishing Manual: How To Write, Print And Sell Your Own Book helped promote a whole new world of self-published titles when it appeared nearly thirty years ago: this new 15th edition completely revises details, adding new text and […]

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First Annual International Salsa Musician’s Seminar

First Annual International Salsa Musician’s Seminar This year’s 6th Annual West Coast Salsa Congress will be hosting over 40 dance workshops and several special new seminars including a the 1st International Salsa Musicians Seminar. Scheduled to be held on May 24 and 25, this workshop/seminar will give musicians from all walks of life the opportunity […]

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College Literature

Gender and Class Feeling in Louisa May Alcott

Resentful Little Women: Gender and Class Feeling in Louisa May Alcott Foote, Stephanie In one of the most dramatic and emotionally charged scenes in Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel Little Women, Amy retaliates against her sister Jo for a perceived slight. Jo refuses to let Amy accompany her on a rare outing to the theater, […]