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Unique Ukulele: An Interview with Johnnie Heberer

I first met Johnnie Heberer when I interviewed him, his brother Ethan, and Rachael Coulter for the blog with their “Poetry and Music” artistic experiment. Johnnie plays the ukulele, an instrument I did not know much about, and he’s agreed to perform a couple of times at I.B. Nuts & Fruit Too where I show … Continue reading »

Just Because: “Poetry and Music”

“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.” ― Charles Darwin, The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82 So, you know I hang out on Facebook more than I should. Honestly, I use it mainly as a … Continue reading »

The Blackest Crow: A Nostalgic Tribute

The beauty of doing the Re-Discover Washington blog is that I never know what I will find in my inbox! I love when I get feedback and suggestions from people, and such was the case with this wonderful e-mail from Linda Jo Huber with “The Bluegill Buddies” “I posted an unusual video that might be … Continue reading »

The Washington Tattoo Collective: Art on Living Canvas

I’ve been in touch with Kyle Scarborough for a while now through Facebook, as he sent me some nice messages to Re-Discover Washington mentioning his plans to open a tattoo shop downtown. I sadly missed the grand opening, but I’ve been keeping up with The Washington Tattoo Collective, Kyle’s successful new venture.  After seeing him … Continue reading »

Ed from Classical Services: A Master of of a Dying Craft

I have never met Ed from Classical Services in person. But after seeing photos of the amazing work he does, I would like to meet him. He sent me an e-mail saying he loved Re-Discover Washington’s Facebook page, I offered to interview him for the blog, and a couple of e-mails later this is what … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Dottie Lownsbury-Dolan

One of my favorite things to do in winter, is to take evening walks downtown. Hat and gloves are a must, and one of my favorite window shopping stops is the Art Center Gallery and Custom Framing. Who decorates their beautiful windows? Dottie Lownsbury-Dolan, an amazing artist who has spent most of her life in … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Ethan Heberer

I love to feature artists on the blog, there is so much talent around! If you have been at Cowan’s recently, you have probably noticed the awesome mural on the wall connecting the restaurant with the Mercantile. The name of the young man who was commissioned to make it is Ethan Heberer, and he agreed to … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Dianna Fowler

Dianna Fowler is a new artist in town. She has been painting for about 12 years, and she is a member of the Mid-Missouri Fine Arts Society. We met at one of the MMFAS receptions, and she agreed to do an interview for the blog! How long have you been painting? I am a self-taught artist. … Continue reading »

Somebody New: Shawna Lane Creations

Turns out “Re-Discover Washington” is an addiction. When I originally started the blog nine months ago, I was only going to do it for a short period of time. However, everybody went along with my crazy idea, and now I meet somebody new everyday who I need to interview for the blog. It keeps life … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Jennifer Higerd

I met Jennifer through a friend. She has an easy-going cheerful personality, she is an Art Instructor at ECC, and she does ceramics. I took the liberty of “stealing” her bio from her website: “Jennifer Higerd grew up in a small town in Northwest Kansas. She received her BA cum laude in French, Political Science, and … Continue reading »