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News from the Orange Show – Flower Man needs our help

Saturday October 4th 10am-5pm  Come Help Us Help The Flower Man!  If you can make donations of time or money, please contact the Orange Show (information below)(direct from the Orange Show Newsletter)All Flower Man photos courtesy of Ed SchipulThe Good News The Orange Show monument and…

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Photos of Flowerman’s house after Ike

Good friend “Narrow” Larry Harris rode out Hurricane Ike in his downtown Houston home.  He has just posted photos to his web site of some of the damage. Here are a few: Cleveland “The Flowerman” Turner’s home, after Ike.  His house is OK, but the…

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Ike, the Orange Show, the Beer Can House and the Flowerman

(Orange Show, Houston, TX, before Ike.  Photo courtesy of Narrow Larry Harris) Hi everyone…just heard from Larry Harris and the folks at the Orange Show in Houston, and thought you might want an update… The Orange Show office sustained some roof and water damage, but…

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Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

DSC07814, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Good friend, Larry Harris has posted some terrific shots from the Art Car Parade in Houston, TX. Check them out – I swear it is a weekend like no other!  Be sure to see his other photos as well on…

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Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

(excerpted from the Houston Chronicle.com –  read the full story) Photography curator Tom Jones, shown in a photo outside the Art Car Museum on Sunday, was active in Houston’s art community for about 25 years. ERIC KAYNE: CHRONICLE May 12, 2008, 2:55PM Driver charged in crash…

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El Paso… a new top 10 folk art environment? Casa de Azucar is a sweet gem

Rufino Loya Rivas  |  Casa de Azucar 4301 Leavell El Paso, TX “One idea followed another, and the more I did, the more I wanted to do.   The first thing was very simple, the most simple of all.” “Yard Art and Handmade Places: Extraordinary…

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van horn, tx…sculpture garden and van gogh (er, ran horn)

Fancy Junk Sculpture—Gerald Scott Los Nopales Antique Store 1106 W. Broadway Street Van Horn, TX I had seen a only few photos of the site, but didn’t think that I was going to be as charmed as I was.  I thought that there was a…

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wooden wonders, silly things, and many more miles…

Donald Keeney  |  1945- Wooden Sculptures San Angelo, TX Donald once served as an illustrator with the Army during the Vietnam War, but I don’t think that can justly explain the true magnificence of his wooden sculptures.  Although his website describes his art as biblical…

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san angelo…an amazing site to see!

****************************** Old Chicken Farm Art Center 2505 Martin Luther King San Angelo is quite the hotspot these days, unfortunately the FLDS story is dominating the TV, and is all the buzz in the breakfast lobby, with most guests being in town for various reasons relating…

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meanwhile back at the ranch…and the canyon

Cadillac Ranch |  Amarillo, TX  |  Stanley Marsh 3 and Ant Farm In a cow pasture along eastbound I-40 between exits 60 and 62.  Exit onto the frontage road, then enter the pasture through an unlocked gate. Almost 25 years ago, 2 friends and I…

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