THE ART OF POCHOIR

  Many of us may have tried stenciling as a way of decorating our home. This technique has been in use for centuries going back to cave paintings in prehistoric Europe and in images found in China along the Asian silk route.  In Paris, during the early part of the 20th century, stenciling (known as pochoir in French)  was used …

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Holiday Sheet Music and Collectibles Books

  Tis the season! Come visit Cleveland Public Library’s Fine Arts Department when looking for holiday sheet music and books on various collectibles. Holiday music collection: Seeking ideas for holiday music? Need music selection ideas for that upcoming holiday party?  Along with the visual arts, the Fine Arts Department has one of the most extensive music collections anywhere.  In the …

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The Standard Bearer and the Gate Keeper.

The 2016 presidential campaign has been unlike any other seen in contemporary times.  The Republican Party has selected Donald Trump as their candidate, who has proven himself to be a non-traditional candidate. Trump has changed the face of the Grand Old Party; so much so that many are asking is this still the party of Reagan? Ronald Reagan is still …

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