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ReStrung is a new line of hand-crafted jewelry and artwork created with recycled guitar strings from some of the South's most talented musicians. Founded in 2011 by artist and New Orleans native Naomi Celestin. It's a fusion of her biggest passions - art, music and giving back to the community. Celestin got the idea to make jewelry with guitar strings after looking at some old strings at a musician friend's house. She began experimenting until she came up with a technique to make forms with the strings, and that led to endless designs that incorporated her signature wire-work, used guitar...

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Apperal, Arts, Children, comedy, Creativity, Cultural Diversity, dance, Don’t Let a Pigeon Drive the Bus, Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs, jazz, Jazz Doodle Jam!, Mo Willems, National Symphony Orchestra, pigeon, The Kennedy Center, The Kennedy Center Campus, the REACH, theater, Washington DC -

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is known as one of the nation’s preeminent institutions providing arts for all ages. This year with the addition of a grand new community-centered space – The Reach – that artistic outreach is complete. But there is more! The Kennedy Center now has its first Education Artist-in-Residence – Mo Willems – someone whose work pushes creative boundaries and makes it fun.

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Arts, Creativity, Cultural Diversity, Festival, Opening Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Kennedy Center Campus, the REACH, Washington DC -

Have you heard of the REACH? At the Kennedy Center? Perhaps you’ve noticed the construction project at the south end of the KC campus. Or the new bridge to the Potomac River. On Saturday, September 7, 2019, all will be revealed with the support of local, national, and international artists performing throughout the day. This includes dancers, actors, singers, musicians, writers, composers, visual artists, culinary experts, teachers, DJs, emcees, diverse arts & culture groups, local personalities — even a huge inflatable pigeon! The Kennedy Center’s REACH will collectively engage all of your senses, making the REACH Washington, DC’s new home for creativity in action.

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