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Fred Fago &nbsp&nbsp Stephen McDonald won the 2018 PAPO best in show honors with “Dan’s Produce.”

Plein Air Event on Tap

Aug 01,2019

The Frank Bette Center for the Arts’ (FBCA) 14th annual Plein Air Paint Out (PAPO) is currently underway through this Saturday, Aug. 3. Some 40 juried artists will paint homes, streets, shorelines and all over town.

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Photos courtesy George Powell &nbsp&nbsp The Alameda Theatre and Cineplex is but one of many subjects that have flowed from George Powell’s brush.

Local Vet Finds Peace As Well As His Muse

Dec 21,2017

Artist George Powell understands the meaning of the word “survival” better than most of us. Powell is a veteran who served in both the Vietnam and Gulf wars. He suffers from wounds inflicted in Vietnam during a battle that cost 10 of his fellow soldiers their lives.

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