The Spark

The Spark
12:05 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Filmmaker James Overton (a.k.a Jimmy O)

James Overton (a.k.a. "Jimmy O")

Waynesboro Musician Jimmy O has been entertaining us for over 30 years. Recently, however, he's been reinventing himself as filmmaker, James Overton.

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The Spark
12:02 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Howard Hahn

Howard Hahn

Howard Hahn is a member of the Shenandoah Railroad Club and the C&O Historical Society.

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The Spark
12:06 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Mercy Harris (a.k.a. "Cheetah Chrome")

Mercy Harris (a.k.a. "Cheetah Chrome")

Mercy Harris is a 31-year old wife and mother of 3 until she ties on her skates, puts on her makeup, and slides onto the rink as Cheetah Chrome, queen-in-training of Roller Derby.

The Spark
12:05 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Laura Light

Laura Light

Albemarle County's Laura Light has fiddled her way through life.

The Spark
12:04 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Laura Bon Cash

Laura Bon Cash

Laura Bon Cash is a Waynesboro native who left to go to culinary school in Rhode Island and then returned home to create la cuisine du jour for Stone Soup Books (and Café.)

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The Spark
12:01 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Grace Ivory Zisk

Grace Ivory Zisk

Essayist Grace Ivory Zisk reflects on 9-11.

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The Spark
4:03 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Theresa Curry

Theresa Curry, on the set of a short film about food that is being produced and directed by Jimmy Overton

Theresa Curry has been writing about food for a long time and recalls her early years as a writer.

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The Spark
3:58 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Eye on Art : Realistic Art IS Abstract

ANIMATE THE IMAGE with a click. Raphael's Sistine Madonna (1513-14) and how Terry's dad might have marked it up to show the abstract structure.

Terry Ward recalls a childhood lesson from his dad about the abstract structure underpinning realism.

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The Spark
3:47 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

A Letter to J.M. Barrie

Audrey Wood accepting her Library of Congress "Letters About Literature" award.

Audrey Wood, a middle school student at North Branch School in Afton, was one of 6 national winners of the Library of Congress annual competition, "Letters About Literature."

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The Spark
3:42 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Mark Cline

Mark Cline is best known for making huge fanciful creations out of fiber glass, which show up everywhere from Dinosaur Land to Broadway.

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