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Brews Arts Fest returns for tenth year

Brews Arts Fest returns for tenth year

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

The 10th annual Brews Art Festival will be organized on Sept. 27 from 5-9 p.m. Local breweries around Hammond will be sampling some of their finest craft beers in an event organized by the Hammond Regional Arts Center. Tara Bennett, media coordinator for HRAC, described the history of the Brews...

Zen Aesthetics features Japanese tea ceremony

Zen Aesthetics features Japanese tea ceremony

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2019

The Hammond Regional Arts Center hosted a Japanese tea ceremony that is a part of the Zen Aesthetics program. The tea ceremony was held on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 1-3 p.m. The Japanese tea ceremony showcased the traditions and cultures of tea ceremonies in Japan through a live demonstration and collaboration...

Learn art through a cup of tea

Learn art through a cup of tea

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter 

September 27, 2019

The Hammond Regional Arts Center is expanding its Zen Aesthetics exhibition to include the Japanese Tea Ceremony. The event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29. Currently, the arts center is displaying works from Rosemary Goodell, an artist whose work is heavily influenced by Japan. According to the...

Burns to play at HRAC

Burns to play at HRAC

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2019

Dr. Joseph Burns, professor of communication, will be showcasing his musical prowess at the Hammond Regional Arts Center. Burns said that he will present a mixture of original and cover songs in the series “Playing the Staircase” on Friday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at the HRAC. “I like to be...

Art brings Zen to downtown Hammond

Art brings Zen to downtown Hammond

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

The Hammond Regional Arts Center started a new exhibition called “Zen Aesthetics.” “Zen Aesthetics” was created by Rosemary Goodell, who explored wabi-sabi, an aesthetic that she was aiming to capture in her art. According to Goodell, wabi-sabi can be defined as, the beauty of things: imperfect,...