Arts Council of the Valley Artist Talks

The Arts Council of the Valley recently hosted two “Artist Talks” with community members to discuss aspects of their artistic process, their art, and their work within the art world at large. A Chat with Bahir Albadry (Visual Artist) A Chat with Viktoriya Samoylov (Visual Artist) This programming provided by the Arts Council of the
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Stepping with Diversity Step Team

We are Diversity Step Team and are based at Staunton High School in Staunton, VA. A group of highly motivated high school girls have learned the art of Stepping, which is a form of body percussion that relies primarily on sounds the body can make to produce many different rhythms. Stepping traces back to the
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Friendly Faces of the Friendly City: Bahir Al Badry

Bahir Al Badry’s art studio sits perched on the 2nd floor of Oasis Fine Art & Craft with a bird’s eye view of the gallery and shop below. Like any nest, it is a place of comfort and creation. Music drifted upwards as I climbed the stairs to meet Bahir, and on entering his space
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