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Art



What's bright, colorful -- and cropped?
from Don Norris
... a short piece on editing photos of his paintings ...

Art in Melrose seems to be a sometime thing ...
from Don Norris
... but it was our group that initiated the Melrose Art Show ...

Doodling, racing ... and the stock market
from Don Norris
... while motoring through the fields one day ...

Blowing in the wind ...
by Editor Don Norris
... a pretty painting, if I do say so ...

Wedding Reception Art Comes Alive
by Debbi Collar
... Stoneham artist Sheila Foley is an event artist for many occasions.

What attracts your artistic eye
from Don Norris
... while going through some old drawing pads

From times past: 1981, 1941
Don Norris
... scraps from the piles of a lifetime

Editor's prerogative: Sketch 5270
from Don Norris
... local guy still enjoys his art -- at 82

More sketches from the last century ...
from Don Norris
... digging around in old paintbooks

New England scene -- in pencil
by Don Norris
... no story, just something from my sketchpad

What do you do when suduko beats you?
by Don Norris
... Why, one switches to another art ...

More from Don's sketchpad
from Don Norris
... something magic about pens and pencils

Lost and found: old art
from artist Don Norris

More New England barns from Don's sketchbook
from SilverStringer Don Norris
... another selection from aging sketch pads

Area artists grace Memorial Hall again
from Don Norris
... economics aside, there's no arguing with success

A farm down Maine, in oils
from Don Norris
... An American Monet didn't have the bread - nor the talent

My art career
by Alice Graham
... tracing a path with oils and watercolors

Artist goes bonkers with digital tricks
by Don Norris
... it's all wizardry -- digital wizardry

Creating film history
by George Nelson Torrey
... first woman motion picture director, producer and supervisor

Geraldine Farrar
by George Nelson Torrey
... Melrose's own superstar of opera and film

Arts and Crafts: First hundred came out fine ...
Photos by Ella Letterie, Louise Fennell and Don Norris
... Melrose Arts and Crafts Society celebrates 100th with show

Puzzle, puzzle, on the wall ...
by Stringer Don Norris
... putting the picture all together

Thecamera
byRussPriestley

BrendanCarrollcaptivatedSt.Patrick'saudience
JackieWattenberg
...amemorableSaintPatrick'snight

CountingyearswiththeBeethovenSociety
fromPhilPendleton
...$11,000providedMelroseHighstudents

Hey,youwannatrysomethingnew?Trydoodling...
bySilverStringerDonNorris
...ramblingonaboutart,flying,aging...

Polymnia'sChristmasgift
byJackieWattenberg
...beautifulvoicesinsong

AnendearingAmericansamplerbyPolymnia
byJackieWattenberg
...goodmusic,wellsung,withdearold,familiarsongs

ViolinistconquersMelroseSymphonyaudience
JackieWattenberg
...LuciaLinandYoichiUdagawaprovideagloriouseveningofmusic

Thejoyofbeinganartist
byDonNorris
...onehastomeasuresuccessbyotherdefinitions

Aplaceforspeculation,contemplationandpeace
byDonNorris

Lorry's spring garden
by Don Norris

Polymniapresentspeaceinimpressiveperformance
byJackieWattenberg/Artbeat
..."choralsocietyisstillingoodhands."

Movies at Milano
from the SilverStringers

Youngpianist,UdagawaandMSOtriumph
JackieWattenberg
...Symphonyorchestraisajewelamongourcity'streasures

Raisingcanesas a hobby
byStringerDonNorris
...it'sacaseofartsupportingone'swalkthroughlife.

JeanMaure'sphotosdisplayversatility
fromtheSilverStringers
...acaseoflearningbywatchingtheleader...

ZydecoattheFirehouse!
StoryandphotosbyDonNorris
...NathanandtheChaChas--plusMelrose'sScottBillington

NewphotogrouporganizinginMelrose
fromtheSilverStringers
...Looseorganization,monthlyoutings,digitalandstandard film...

Finalaudience
forOzawa
ingreatform!

byJackieWattenberg
...Mirrorstaffcriticspoofshickups,sputtersandahems

MelroseArtsand
CraftsAnnualShow

fromtheSilverStringers

IthoughtIwouldliketopaint...
byBernadetteMahoney
...ittookBernadettealifetimetogetthere...

Openmikepoetry,guitarpickin',afineevening
byDonNorris
...Bookmarkitsponsorsanunusualbutdelightfulevent

Theyearspass,butthepassionremainsyoung
byBrigidAlversonoftheMelroseFreePress
...portraitofaretiredpharmacist--andanewartist

MeetMelrose!Artclassholds'Bah,Humbug'party
byDonNorriswithBillKadlec
..."ThisisjustforBill,becauseheissuchalovablecharacter"

Howtopromoteyourdaughter'sart
byHectorFrench
...Atruetalent-at25yearintervals

Seeingdoubleatwatercolorshow
byDanMacAlpine,editor,MelroseFreePress
...Melroseartistsopentwo-personshowatBeebe

ThreeChickensandaBarnDoor
VirginiaHanley
...paintingbyGailWright

NewEnglandStringEnsemble
JackieWattenberg
...awelldeservedstandingovation showedaudience'sappreciation

APianoisforPlaying
byMarjorieBurgess
...theblackkeysareenough!

Varney homePainting by A. Accettullo
Anthony Accettullo

PolymniaSoloistsShine
JackieWattenberg
...Exquisitesoundsfloattotheheightsofthechurch

MelroseSymphony,ConcertNo.2,March6,1999
byNatalieThomson
...snowflakesandsymphonycombineforamemorableevening

AWinnerforMusicLovers
JackieWattenberg
..."MelroseOverture"celebrates100thanniversary

FifthArts&CraftShowinMelrose
JackieWattenberg
...artistcamefromMelroseandalloftheNorthShore

MelroseArtsandCraftsSocietyHistory
MazieThompson
...HistoryofArts&CraftSocietyinMelrose-PhotoofMemberswithMayor

FineWordsandMusic
JackieWattenberg
...Montanuslovestoplaymusic

Makemscharm'em
JackieWattenberg
...Hewowedusall

WhattodoWhenRetired--
BillJodrey
...boredomstruck.Ipaintedthebasement.

TheBeautyfromSouthAmericaBloomsinMelrose
LenDalton
...orchidcactusneedstender,lovingcare!

PlayThemRags!
FromMarjorieBurgess'RagtimeInstructionBook...
...thelefthandisMomandDad,therighthandisthechild

WatercoloristCombinesArtandHealing
byD.R.Norris
...NotedArtistGayleLermanhasadifferentway...

MotherGoose-GrossandLoose
RussPriestley

PaintingByThePound
LenDalton
CommentontheDeCordovaShow

A Precious, Given Gift of Music
By Composer-teacher, Marjorie Burgess
...usingearstohearandeyestosee...

Variety, Color and Fine Performances in Beethoven Concert
Jackie Wattenberg
...ReviewofBeethovenSocietyRecital

SpeakingofArt...
JackieWattenberg
...clotheshangers?Videoimages?JunkfromtheGrandCanal???

Unrequited Art -- Solicited
Donald R. Norris
...Anewdimensionfordisplayingworkbylocalartists--yourinputisrequested.

Meet Brian Simm -- forester, traveller, watercolorist
Donald R. Norris
....formerMelrosianmakesamarkintheworldofart.


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