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August 26, 2004
The Folk Tree presents the prints of La Mano Press artists Daniel Gonzalez, Ixrael, Poli Marichal and Artemio Rodriguez, as well as a selection of mixed media pieces by Miguel Angel Murillo from Aug. 28 to Sept. 25. A reception for the artists will be held Aug. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. La Mano Press was founded by Rodriguez, originally from Mexico, who now resides in Los Angeles. La Mano Press is an organization whose mission is to increase the appreciation of printmaking in general, and specifically to promote the work of local and international artists who share a similar vision.
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November 8, 2007
Boy Scout Troop 398 awards art badges La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 398 earned their graphic arts merit badge after three sessions of graphic design and a tour of a printing facility. The graphic arts merit badge counselor was lead by local graphic and Web designer Jennifer Swain. They created their own logo and a design for a film festival T-shirt. They also created a design using printmaking techniques. The logo was digitally printed by Ford Graphics onto pads of paper that the scouts got to take home.
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By Mary O’Keefe | January 8, 2009
Local award winning children’s book author and illustrator Libby Ellis will be offering two new art classes at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. One class will explore art as a safari, for grades first through third, while another class will delve into the art of printmaking. “The Art Safari will explore different art mediums using animals as subjects,” Ellis said. “And in printmaking we will learn different techniques and explore experimental methods like block.
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May 17, 2007
The Annual Student Art Show, "Give Us Your Best," opens today (Thursday, May 17) at the Glendale Community College Art Gallery and continues through June 7. A reception will be held for the student artists today from noon to 2 p.m. in the gallery. Art from all the disciplines will be represented including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, watercolor, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Admission to the art show and reception is free and is open to the public. The gallery is located in the Library Building.
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July 20, 2006
The Petersen Automotive Museum invites children to a fun-filled four-day camp! Children will explore the Museum's exhibitions and collections through fun activities and hands-on projects based on art & science. Summer Camp at the Pete! is a truly unique one-of-a-kind experience in that children will explore abundant examples of state-of-the art automobiles that manifest innovative thinking, artistic expression, and application of cutting-edge automotive technology. Children express their own ideas and dreams through arts & crafts workshops.
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June 16, 2005
Art in the Vault presents "Men of La Mano," an exhibition featuring the work of Artemio Rodriguez and Jose Lozano, both of La Mano Press.  The show will open on July 1 and continue through July 30 at Whites Art Gallery, 2414 HonolulU Ave. in Montrose. Artemio Rodriguez was born in Tacámbaro, Michoacán, Mexico.  He is the founder of La Mano Press, an artist-run print-studio and workshop located near downtown Los Angeles.  Rodriguez is dedicated to the art and appreciation of printmaking.
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By Ruth Longoria | December 25, 2008
Encouraging ?Godly Play? is important to St. George?s Episcopal Church and Preschool?s new director of children?s ministries, Meredith Wiggins. Wiggins, who has a bachelor?s degree in philosophy from Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., and a master?s degree in child therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute in Encino, became involved in her occupation because she loves working with children. ?I feel a real calling; this is where my gifts lie, to reach out and help families in crisis,?
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March 22, 2007
"I really like art club because I never knew all the different things you could do with art," student Nairi Azaryan shares. "I'm not very good at drawing, but Libby [Ellis] says it's about expressing your own personal style ? about being yourself and opening up your creativity." Local resident and artist Libby Ellis teaches 22 seventh and eighth graders once a week at Rosemont's after school Art Club, a program funded by the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. "The YMCA's after school clubs, which include intramural sports as well as the Art Club, are making a difference in the lives of these kids," said Rosemont Principal Sally Buckley.
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February 28, 2008
BOOK READINGS Gerald Schiller — Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Author of “The Man Who Defied Death,” Schiller is a magician and his book is about the golden era of magic. Yana Ungerman-Marshall — March 6 at 7:30 p.m . Author of “Images of America: Flintridge” a book featuring stories and images on the towns history. Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 964 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge. For information call (818) 790-0717 or visit www.flintridgebooks.
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November 8, 2007
Boy Scout Troop 398 awards art badges La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 398 earned their graphic arts merit badge after three sessions of graphic design and a tour of a printing facility. The graphic arts merit badge counselor was lead by local graphic and Web designer Jennifer Swain. They created their own logo and a design for a film festival T-shirt. They also created a design using printmaking techniques. The logo was digitally printed by Ford Graphics onto pads of paper that the scouts got to take home.
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August 26, 2004
The Folk Tree presents the prints of La Mano Press artists Daniel Gonzalez, Ixrael, Poli Marichal and Artemio Rodriguez, as well as a selection of mixed media pieces by Miguel Angel Murillo from Aug. 28 to Sept. 25. A reception for the artists will be held Aug. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. La Mano Press was founded by Rodriguez, originally from Mexico, who now resides in Los Angeles. La Mano Press is an organization whose mission is to increase the appreciation of printmaking in general, and specifically to promote the work of local and international artists who share a similar vision.
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