Posts from the “art” Category

The Nutcracker – with a perspective –

Posted on December 23, 2022

Nora has a very good friend whose father is the musical director (I’m not sure that is the precise title) who allowed us to sit in the orchestra pit for the Eugene Ballet Company production of The Nutcracker. I’ve never seen a show from this angle and it was absolutely fantastic. Ear plugs were necessary, and watching the coordination of the musicians and the stage people as done by the conductor was incredible. Some photos below:

Ditch Market Saturday

Posted on December 5, 2022

Went to the “Ditch Market” on Saturday where many local artists were sharing their creations. I picked up a Handy Bag and some other items as well. Tom and Leslie used to run a company called Archival Clothing which made bags, totes and backpacks. Their stuff is / was super – made in the USA, canvas and waxed canvas materials. The bags I have of theirs are in constant use. Tom and Leslie now run a smaller operation called Handy Bags and, again, the quality is exceptional and I am grateful to use their totes. More images from the market day on Leslie’s Instagram. Hannah has an office one floor above mine in the College of Design and this is her work. It’s cloth…