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Society of Arts & Crafts hires new director

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 March 2015 00:00

societyAs the new executive director for the Society of Arts & Crafts, Fabio J. Fernández is using his enthusiasm for the arts to keep handcrafted work alive and rejuvenated through the organization in the years to come. The SAC announced the appointment in January after a national search. He succeeds Beth Ann Gerstein who served as executive director for 21 years.

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Combined home-building shows see big Vegas crowds

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 March 2015 00:00

combinedIt was a strong turnout at the recently combined Kitchen & Bath Industry and International Builders shows, which were held Jan. 20-22 in Las Vegas.

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WIC welcomes industry to San Antonio in April

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 15 March 2015 00:00

The Woodworking Industry Conference, an annual gathering of key decision makers from the machinery and supply side of the business, is scheduled for April 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas.

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‘The American Woodshop’ returns for 22nd season

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

american_woodshopThe American Woodshop,” with co-hosts Scott and Suzy Phillips, is in its 22nd season on PBS, featuring projects based on the theme of “Bringing It Home.”

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Fine Furnishings shows see attendance gains

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

Attendance was up at the two Fine Furnishings shows in 2014, according to producer Karla Little. The Milwaukee show, held Oct. 3-5, had a 17 percent increase at the gate, while attendance at the Nov. 7-9 show in Pawtucket, R.I., jumped 11 percent.

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