What is Art?

Who's ready for the East Lansing Art Festival 2017? What is impressionism? Learn about it here. Is mixed media art as tricky as it seems? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own pottery? What do you think about art you can do yourself? DIY Art is very empowering! Or look at…
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Getting to Know Your Jazz

What do you know about jazz? According to Dictionary.com, it's a style of music that originated in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. This style is "generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a harmonic idiom ranging from simple diatonicism through chromaticism to atonality." If…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: May 2017

Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three, the second installment! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture book: Take Away the A by…
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Author of the Month: R J Palacio

March's author of the month is R. J. Palacio! A former art director and book jacket designer, R. J. Palacio didn't come upon the inspiration to write her bestselling children's book, Wonder, until she was well established in her career as an artist. After witnessing her son's impolite reaction to a young girl with facial deformities…
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