Canadian Premiere – Handmade Nation!

I just saw this link on Toronto Craft Alert. Handmade Nation – A documentary about indie craft by Faythe Levine, will be premiering in Toronto on February 26th. Thursday February 26, 2009 Film – 7pm Discusssion – 8.30pm-10pm Lennox Contemporary Gallery 12 Ossington Ave. (near Queen) $8 @ the door Comment here if you are planning on attending! I’m looking forward to it. Image Courtesy Sublime Stitching / Faythe Levine In patnership with the Onatrio Crafts Council and Toronto Craft Alert, City of Craft is proud to present the Canadian Premier of Handmade Nation, the new documentary about indie craft …

Tucson: If It’s Wednesday, It Must Be The Best Bead Show

Hard to believe I’ve been here for five days already, going from one bead show to another every day. Today I covered the Tucson Best Bead Show, the best (IMHO) of the retail bead shows. This is a lampworked bead bonanza, second only to an ISGB conference. Most of the “big names” in the lampworking world are here: Milon Townsend, Leah Fairbanks, Sharon Peters, Akihiro Okhama to name the first few that pop into my head. Check out Beau Tsai’s gallery if you want to see some exquisite seascapes. www.beautsai.com The foreign gallery owners were packing his booth and almost …