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About bruceandgerri

Bruce is a paper artist and Gerri a nature photographer who work from their Deer Run Studio in Tucker County, West Virginia.

TCHS Band Camp Pix

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Here is a gallery of pictures from a typical day at the 2011 Tucker County High School Band Camp, in residence at Camp Horseshoe from August 8 to 12. Band Director Heather Lantz organized a terrific week of learning experiences, … Continue reading

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TCHS Strikes Up the Band!

On August 8, Tucker County High School musicians travel to Camp Horseshoe for a week of Band Camp. Under the leadership of TCHS Band Director Heather Lantz, 20 of the band’s 25 members will improve their musical skills and work … Continue reading

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American Flag Cameras–They’re Everywhere!

Gary Carr, local resident well-known for his great cooking, has a non-culinary vision. Gary aims to create an image bank of Tucker County life: holiday events, festivals, families, and places.  And he wants the people of the Tucker County–not professional … Continue reading

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The Myth of Talent

    I am a big fan of a photography site called The Mindful Eye, written by Craig Tanner. I find Tanner to be remarkable in his attention to developing his reader’s creativity. He makes thoughtful and enlightening observations on … Continue reading

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ArtSpring in Tucker County, May 28-29

Hope to see you at ArtSpring this weekend. Here are all the details. Check out what’s going on in all the galleries. Art, music, food, and fun for everyone. Great opportunity to acquire art and other things at the Silent … Continue reading

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If You Weren’t There You Missed It . . .

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. . . but you can read all about it in this week’s Parsons Advocate (May 4, 2011). The STArt 2011 Student Art Show and Reception at the Davis Community Center on Sunday, May 1, featured 130 art works by … Continue reading

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Showing Pride in Student Artists

There’s a lot to be proud of in the Tucker County arts scene. Seth just wrote about ArtSpring, a county-wide tour of our arts venues and activities, and Linda wrote about the abundance of our artists and artisans “invading” Randolph … Continue reading

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“For the Love of Music”

“For the Love of Music” – That’s what the weekend at the Purple Fiddle was all about when the series of five April and May benefit concerts began there!  John Bright, owner of the Fiddle, has been overwhelmed and grateful … Continue reading

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Thanks for Coming!

The first ever Create Tucker Blog Event on Sunday evening (March 20) at the Purple Fiddle brought together about 50 participants in the local arts scene.  They were a beautiful cross section of local residents representing a diversity not only … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Your Creative Ideas

That’s right, you. Yes—YOU! This request extends to residents and visitors, natives and newbies, adults and young people, those who practice all the arts, and those who appreciate them. And to all who read Create Tucker. When it comes to … Continue reading

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