Calling All Artists And Designers: It’s Metamorphose Time!
Categories: Author: Date: Monday, February 2 2015
Some people look at discards and see just that. Others see the makings of a new form of Rennaisance art: Items that started their useful lives in one form, fell from favor and got thrown away, and with a little creativity could be stunning again. If you fall into the latter category come aboard for the Metamorphose Upcycled Fashion/Art Challenge!
If you’re of a certain age you may remember having the freedom to “just be a kid,” playing in mud, playing games, and playing in general. Life is more complicated now, and finding the time and place to “just be a kid” is tough, especially when family life has gone awry to the point of homelessness, and a child may not trust men or women or any adult for that matter.
Tom Egan is said to have had few friends when he froze to death in 2008, but he's got a loyal following now. Several dozen trekked to the north end of Blair Blvd. Dec. 18 to remember the veteran whose death awakened the community to the plight of the homeless, especially in deadly cold weather. They represented faith communities, Egan Warming Center staff and volunteers, veterans groups, local government, and a very few of the 300 to 350 homeless adults and youth who utilize the Egan Warming Center.