Wild About Art


Kids Love Art School of Fine Arts, 1989-G Santa Rita Road, presents its first student and instructor art exhibition and reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15. View more than 30 pieces of art in various media by students ages 5 to adult.

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Posted by Question
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:51 am


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Posted by artlover
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:37 am

Long live the arts!
It has been proven that right brained strong people are the future of the world. Be sure to give yourself and your kids plenty of opportunities to engage in doing and enjoying cultural activities.
THAT will be their saving grace in a complex world where flexibility and creativity will be their meal ticket- NOT how well they can answer multiple choice questions. Even the science, business and math domains realize that they need to rely on creative thinking to come up with solutions to benfit mankind. That's why doctors at Columbia Medical School are required to go to the Metroplitan Museum of Art to learn on how to really "look" so that they can diagnose patients better. MBA Business students in So. Cal are sent out to engage in creative activities because they were entering business school with such paltry creative thinking skills.
Tonights topic of conversation at the dinner table:
What could you do with a brick? Idea taken from the Outliers Book( Let the fun start! Post your answers here! (keep it family friendly please!)

Here's one of mine: place it on top of a lemon apply pressure to make lemon juice.

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Posted by Emily West
Features Editor
on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:39 am

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It's at Kids Love Art School: 1989-G Santa Rita Road.

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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:57 am

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What could you do with a brick?

I like your food-related use. Here's another. Put peeled acorns in a basket or some other porous pouch. Put the basket in a stream to wash out the tannic acid and weight it down with the brick. Use the brick to grind the acorns. Then build a fire and heat the brick. Place the brick in a basket with acorn meal to cook it.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 16, 2009 at 5:14 pm

When it's time to go to the beach...take a long drawing stick...just the right one...then draw in the wet sand and watch the waves wash it away...whoooooooooooooosh...

black paper...a light source...trace you heads outline...cut out and stick to the frig...

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