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    Finland: Architect’s ephemeral lake art a winter tradition | Lifestyles

    A shovel is seen by drawing of a fox on the frozen Pitkajarvi lake north of Helsinki, Finland, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. An architect-designer in southern Finland has returned to a frozen lake with a snow shovel to draw a large animal on the ice for the sixth year in a row to create a short-lived artwork that he hopes will “make people happy and encourage them to go out to hike in a beautiful nature.” The size of the figure on the ice is about 90 meters (295.3 feet) from  

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    Banner year for art project | Arts & Entertainment

    NEWPORT — The 13th annual Nye Beach Banner Project raised a record amount of funds this year, which will be used for art education for area children. Sales of the banners were completely online in 2020, rather than auctioned off during an event as in previous years due to the COVID pandemic. This year, organizers opted for a hybrid event, keeping the online auction but also hosting an in-person kickoff party. The results proved to be successful. “Last year, with the online only event, we made $3,000 more than any previous year,” said Veronica Lundell, founder and an organizer of  

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    7 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Dec. 6-12

    Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale music director Richard Egarr Photo: Marco Borggreve The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. Philharmonia Baroque communes with Bach in time for the holidays Richard Egarr’s first live season as music director of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale has so far been a little light on the music of the Baroque — and particularly that of Bach, which is a specialty. But that’s about to change. To celebrate the holiday season, Egarr will lead performances of Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio,” the composer’s ambitious and richly expressive yuletide celebration. The  

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    Melo Group Buying Miami Block for $105M for Resi Towers

    From left: Carlos Melo, Jose Luis Ferreira de Melo and Martin Melo of Melo Group (Melo Group, Google Maps/Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal) UPDATED, Dec. 3, 11:48 p.m.: The Melo Group wants to build residential high-rises with retail on a full city block in Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, and has the property under contract for $105 million, The Real Deal has learned. The Melo family’s development firm expects to close in mid-December on just over 3 acres between Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast Second Avenue as well as Northeast 17th Street and 17th Terrace, said Martin Melo,  

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    Mattie King Davis Art Gallery welcomes trio of artists and friends | Entertainment

    BEAUFORT — The Mattie King Davis Art Gallery will host a free show Friday, Dec. 3 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. featuring the work of longtime friends, Jimmy Craig Womble, Lisa Tuchek and Mandy Johnson. They will also be the gallery’s featured artists for the Beaufort Holiday Art Walk on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 1 until 5 p.m. and the gallery’s featured artists for the months of December and January. “We are extremely excited to welcome this fun trio back for a second holiday season!” Beaufort Historic Site Public Relations Director Hannah Taylor noted in a news release. “From Johnson’s  

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