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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Frank Lloyd Wright

Image of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater.

FROM THE EDITOR: Sal Maccarone will be taking a brief hiatus from article writing at SNO. In his absence, he has asked us to republish some of his more popular articles from the past. This week: Frank Lloyd Wright. Enjoy! Originally published February 13, 2021. By Sal Maccarone Historians study architectural style because it closely reflects the ideals and beliefs of ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST? . . . and Beyond, Weekend of July 14-19, 2021

WEDNESDAY Art Exhibit at Yosemite Gateway Art Center, through August 15. 11 am to 5 pm. Gallery Row, 40982 Highway 41, Oakhurst. 559/683-5551. Facebook.com/ygacarts THURSDAY Bass Lake LIVE Featuring Classic All Stars at The Pines Resort Gazebo Deck, 6:30 pm to 10 pm. 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Basslake.com FRIDAY Axis Music Series Featuring Jason Cade. Axis Coffee Bar ...

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Community Flea Market & Mountain Artisans Market

The third in a series of community markets takes place this Saturday, July 17, at Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park, 49777 Road 427, Oakhurst, from 10 am to 4 pm. A variety of vendors from the mountain area offer their wares in a parklike setting. OAKHURST – Fresno Flats Historical Village and Park didn’t let any grass grow under ...

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The Fresno Art Museum’s 2021 Annual Fund Drive is Underway

Image of the front of the Fresno Art Museum.

A message from FAM:  We are so grateful to you for helping us weather this past pandemic year! Your continued support of the Fresno Art Museum during this Annual Fund Drive is so important!  It will allow us to continue to enrich your lives, educate our children, and expose you to stories that impart truth and hope through art. Our new 2021/2022 fiscal ...

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Going Back to Oakhurst’s Past with Fresno Flats’ Pioneer Camp

OAKHURST – Paul Adelizi, President of the Sierra Historic Sites Association, has a passion for history. You could almost call it an obsession. As such, he’s in a perfect position to initiate a collaboration between the Boys and Girls Club of Oakhurst and Fresno Flats Historical Museum. The inaugural Pioneer Camp begins on Tuesday, July 13 and runs daily from ...

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History Mystery #100: The Rock of Ages

Image of the Rock of Ages.

By Debby Carter, Librarian, Sierra Historic Sites Association A well-known local figure in the mountain area from the early nineteen hundreds was Doc C. E. Wells. He grew up in the Visalia area, went to medical school in San Francisco, and worked in the hospital at the Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Company for 17 years. In 1927, he married Liliane, ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Technique and Style

Image of Leonardo's Ginevra De Benci.

By Sal Maccarone Technique, a French word, is loosely defined as “a procedure that is used to accomplish a task.” Now used as a noun, the word can apply to procedures specific to any profession, trade, or even to the many things that we all do in life. There is technique employed while cooking, driving, mountain climbing, bowling, and even ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST . . . and Beyond – June 17-20, 2021

Thursday, June 17 Bass Lake LIVE featuring Motel Drive. 6:30 – 10 pm. The Pines Gazebo Deck, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Bass Lake Events. Friday, June 18 Live Music on the Lawn with Max Headroom 80’s Tribute Band at Martin Morgan Amphitheatre, 7 pm to 9 pm, Tesoro Viejo at Treasure Hills Drive & Redrock Drive, Madera.  559/822-3375. ...

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