OKC Native American artist scratches out style at Red Earth Festival

From evocative Native American portraits to detailed depictions of flora and fauna, many of Linda Kukuk’s artworks are defined less by what she adds than by what she takes away. That’s because the self-taught Oklahoma artist is best known for her scratchwork, a form of engraving in which images are created by carefully scratching away … Read more

Leesville man arrested for keeping fiancée chained in bedroom – American Press

Robert Allen McCrary, 30, was charged with false imprisonment and domestic abuse battery. (Special to the American Press) A Leesville man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly keeping his fiancée chained up inside their bedroom and physically abusing her while accusing her of infidelity. Robert Allen McCrary, 30, was charged with false imprisonment and domestic abuse … Read more

Summer activities for children planned at Spanish American Center

LEOMINSTER – From arts and crafts to cycling and hiking, the Spanish American Center is gearing up for a summer’s worth of programming for local kids. The Summer Fun Program for children aged 5-13 starts Monday, June 27 and runs through Friday, Aug. 12 at the Spanish American Center, 112 Spruce St. Donata Martin, a … Read more

8 Asian American and Pacific Islander Creatives on the Relevance of Heritage | Architectural Digest

A tablescape of Hyungi Park’s full incense setup. Photo courtesy of Hyungi Park Hyungi Park Hyungi Park grew up with an affinity for the digital space — from computer programming lessons with her mother at age 10 to crafting Powerpoints for school book reports. She took her interest in computers and design and decided to … Read more

Mark ‘Mad Dog’ Friedman crafts Native American flute album inspired by Marshall Fire

May 5 — After tragedy strikes, creatives often head to their studios with the hope of processing their feelings through artistic outlets. From moving paint across canvas to molding clay, the very act of creating can be cathartic. Music – the universal language – also acts as a balm in trying times. Under pre-evacuation notice, … Read more

Mark ‘Mad Dog’ Friedman crafts Native American flute album inspired by Marshall Fire – Boulder Daily Camera

After tragedy strikes, creatives often head to their studios with the hope of processing their feelings through artistic outlets. From moving paint across canvas to molding clay, the very act of creating can be cathartic. Mark “Mad Dog” Friedman, holds his Native American flute, during a performance with his band The Mad Dog Blues Experience … Read more

Radar Weekend: Easter, African American Book Festival, Softball / Football

ON THE RADAR Fox PTA Art Auction at HardywoodMarch 18th, 6:30 – 10 PM, Tickets and Item Previews A chance to drink some beer, get some art, and help out a local school. William Fox Elementary School has been a beloved landmark of the Richmond Fan neighborhood for 111 years. The school building was tragically … Read more