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Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Meet Our June 18-July 1 Cover Artist Sharon LaPine

The one-time jewelry designer dotes on her students and makes sure everyone leaves with a smile. “My studio is a sanctuary, a place of refuge for anyone who wishes to express themselves,” she says. “This is organized chaos. In here, you can forget your crabby old world, create something and leave feeling better then how you walked in..."
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Thursday, June 11th, 2015
The Arts and Design Society again offers the opportunity for children to participate in creating visual arts in its summer Kids' Art Camp. Classes begin on Monday with clay artistry and feature a dif
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Thursday, May 7th, 2015

2015 South Walton You-Know-What of the Year

The light-filled space has refined collections and one-of-a-kind creations from around the world. Original ceramics, wool sculptures, photographs and paintings line the walls and shelves...
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Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Musicians Bill Garrett and Rick Stanfield Weigh In

“We are constantly trying to improve. What worked really well last year—that we are building upon this year—is the booths close at 7 p.m., and we have a featured concert on the main stage. That is kind of when the nightlife starts happening in Grand Boulevard and the restaurants are full..."
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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Future Beachcomber Cover Artists in Our Midst

Submitted by Amy Baty:The Okaloosa Arts Alliance would like to thank the 105 students from Rocky Bayou Christian School, Fort Walton Beach High School,  Liza Jackson Preparatory School, Wright E
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Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

20th Annual Festival of the Arts to Award 10 Grand in Cash Prizes

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) continues a yearlong celebration of its 20th anniversary with The 20th Annual Festival of the Arts Oct. 24-25...