These art-filled bars feel like we’re drinking in a museum – Thrillist | Candle Made Easy

These art-filled bars feel like we're drinking in a museum - Thrillist

Photo courtesy of Pied Piper “The creative process for a new menu always starts with the artwork,” says Tia Barrett, director of beverages at Esmé in Chicago. For example, when Esmé’s rotating art exhibition included a three-part series by photographer Paul Octavious, it reflected the theme in the wine list. “I presented the Grenache grape … Read more

Best things to do in St. Louis this weekend September 23-25 ​​- Riverfront Times | Candle Made Easy

Best things to do in St. Louis this weekend September 23-25 ​​- Riverfront Times

click to enlarge EGAN O’KEEFE Taste of St. Louis will feature approximately 30 local food vendors. This could be the busiest weekend of the year so far in the St. Louis area. If leather competitions aren’t your thing, check out Shakespeare, Tower Grove Pride, walking tours of the city’s hotspots, or the Greater St. Louis … Read more

AUTUMN ART: Visual Art Events | art in autumn | Spoken | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and the Inland Northwest – Inlander | Candle Made Easy

AUTUMN ART: Visual Art Events |  art in autumn |  Spoken |  The Pacific Northwest Inlander |  News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest - Inlander

click to enlarge UNTIL OCT. 25CHAD “LITTLE COYOTE” YELLOWJOHN: MASK PRESERVATION Check out @lil_coyote on Instagram, then check out Chad “Little Coyote” Yellowjohn’s contemporary illustrations in real life. Coming from the Shoshone-Bannock and Spokane ancestry, this talented young artist is the modern face of regional art activism, including recent depictions of various … Read more

Spokane’s arts funding mechanism has taken a hit during the pandemic but is still making important contributions to the local cultural scene – domesticer.com | Candle Made Easy

Spokane's arts funding mechanism has taken a hit during the pandemic but is still making important contributions to the local cultural scene - domesticer.com

click to enlarge courtesy photo Lisa Soranaka and Mallory Battista will use SAGA funding to build a mosaic sculpture in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood. As we are approaching the National Arts and Humanities There is much to celebrate this month in October. Since the pandemic, an impressive array of arts and culture events … Read more

SANDRA DUTTON: Energy, Obsessions and Discoveries – Connect Savannah.com | Candle Made Easy

SANDRA DUTTON: Energy, Obsessions and Discoveries - Connect Savannah.com

I recently received an email telling me about an artist named Sandra Dutton who would be exhibiting at the Taylor Galleries. Unfamiliar with either the artist or the gallery, I was immediately intrigued… Located on Monterey Square, the Taylor Galleries are owned by Michael and Valerie Sotille, founders of the much-missed former Hurn Museum of … Read more

13 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (September 16-18) – Cincinnati CityBeat | Candle Made Easy

13 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (September 16-18) - Cincinnati CityBeat

click to enlarge Photo: Devin Luginbill Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Friday 16 September Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Since 1976, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati has been Cincinnati’s most popular celebration, complete with beer, brats and dashing dachshunds in hot dog costumes. The festival, which hosted more than 700,000 people last year, takes place downtown this weekend. As the largest Oktoberfest event in … Read more

Over-the-Rhine’s Sneaker Resale Shop From the Sidewalk is a sneakerhead’s paradise – Cincinnati CityBeat | Candle Made Easy

Over-the-Rhine's Sneaker Resale Shop From the Sidewalk is a sneakerhead's paradise - Cincinnati CityBeat

click to enlarge Photo: Katie Griffith The current creative forces behind From the Sidewalk are (from left) owner Nick Nguyen and collaborators Mike Giddens and Nigel Agboh. It’s almost 10am in one of Over-the-Rhine’s newest stores — a sneaker resale and clothing store, creative hub, and pop-up space called From the Sidewalk. Owner Nick Nguyen … Read more

Say hello to fall with these 8 enticing exhibits from Austin – CultureMap Austin | Candle Made Easy

Say hello to fall with these 8 enticing exhibits from Austin - CultureMap Austin

With summer behind us (at least on the calendar), Austin’s arts beckon with exhibitions designed to engage and seduce the senses. Beginning with great star power, the Harry Ransom Center is unveiling its Robert Di Niro Collection, which includes costumes, props, films and videos in the Stories to Tell exhibit. Meanwhile, 28,000 stemmed spheres, subtly … Read more

8 ways to be artistic in San Antonio this month – culturemap.com | Candle Made Easy

8 ways to be artistic in San Antonio this month - culturemap.com

There is a dizzying array of ways to explore San Antonio’s museums and galleries this month, with something for every artistic taste. Briscoe will feature photography in the form of renowned American wildlife photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, as well as the late Reg Campbell, who documented his own poignant and personal journey with leukemia at … Read more

Best Things to Do in St. Louis During the Week, September 1-September 7 – Riverfront Times | Candle Made Easy

Best Things to Do in St. Louis During the Week, September 1-September 7 - Riverfront Times

click to enlarge Courtesy of Le Meridien Swim one last time this summer. The weekend has nothing on the week this week. From pool parties to apple picking to fine art exhibitions, this week is an absolute blast. Dive in and don’t forget to make your weekend plans: Thursday 09.01 Goodbye summer Summer is coming … Read more