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Writers needed for Bimblebox 153 Birds!

Bimblebox Art Project

Figbird, photo Ray Sutton Figbird, photo Ray Sutton

Bimblebox 153 Birds in need of writers:

Calling Poets, Writers, Scientists, Academics!   Bimblebox 153 Birds is calling for writers to contribute to this art project which describes the bird species that have been officially recorded at the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. We need a myriad of voices to tell us something about the following bird species that are currently wild and free avian residents or seasonal visitors to the Bimblebox Nature Refuge.

WHY? Because the Bimblebox Nature Refuge is under threat from massive coal mining projects both directly over and under the refuge plus all around it, throughout the Galilee Basin. This means that the myriad life that thrives on Bimblebox is under threat, including the birds.

Please send an Expression of Interest that includes:

  • A biography
  • An example of your writing or a link to something you have written.
  • nominate the birds you are interesting…

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Third Annual Keene Art Tour to Feature Several New Artists

Keene Art Tour

The third annual Keene Art Tour has nearly doubled in size, with more than 30 artists at 18 locations in Keene, most within walking distance of each other. On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., these artists will open their studios and display their work. Much of it will be for sale and some will demonstrate their craft.

Visit the studios of painters, jewelers, fiber artists, photographers, sculptors and more for some early holiday shopping or unique treasures and gifts. Or chat with the artists about how they make their creations.

Among the group of artists on the tour are several new faces, including Dana Read of Firefly Photography. She describes her work as “whimsical storytelling.” She started as an artist drawing and painting in acrylic, developing her love of photography when she did some traveling. Five years ago, after the birth of…

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