The Power of Photography
Saint Patrick’s Day, 2013. It’s taken three trains and two hours to get to King’s Cross Station in London. It’s a Sunday, and a holiday, so everyone and their aunt seems to be riding the Tube. When the train finally comes to a halt at King’s Cross, I have to push through the jam packed train car to get to the door before it closes. I stop briefly on the platform to gather my surroundings. Then, I have to push my way through the crowds of one of London’s largest (and busiest) stations. I surface next to a construction site and watch as large drops of rain pool in the seat of an empty crane, its giant claw resting on the beam of an unfinished building. I didn’t know it was supposed to rain. Cursing myself for (once again) not remembering an umbrella, I stand briefly under the station’s awning, gathering my courage before launching myself out into the street. I walk uphill past a sea of umbrellas, Kabab shops and internet cafes, until I finally reach my friend’s apartment. I press up against the side of the building, trying to avoid the ever increasing rain, and buzz up to her. She comes down and we’re off—we’re going to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade near Charring Cross.
"Bluegrass Patchwork" is coming!
This is an idea that has been brewing for quite some time.
“Just about every year, someone suggests that we have a quilt show, and they are absolutely right,” says Brandon Long, our programming director. “This year, during June and July, the Community Arts Center is having our first juried quilt show. We have a lot of great quilters in our community and throughout Kentucky, and we would love to showcase their work. June is one of the busiest and most festive months in Danville with the Great American Brass Band Festival and the Arts Commission’s Gallery Hop, and we think it would be a