Tristate Happenings: This Weekend Outdoor Music, Jazz, Art Set | News

As the pandemic continues to evolve and cities, regions and countries become more and more open, attendance and support for live events will benefit everyone. This is what is happening in the tristate in the next few days.

The outdoor Pullman Square Summer Concert Series will continue on Thursday night, June 10th. Held every Thursday from 6pm to 9pm this summer, the series is a great way to start your weekend with live music support. At the concert on Thursday, the band My Only Cab Ride will bring their fun and unique rock’n’roll to the outdoor stage.

On Friday, June

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St. Tammany celebrating summer with music, arts and outside recreation | St. Tammany community news

MUSIC: More free live music scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 18 at the next Sunset at the Landing Concert at the Landing on Columbia Street. Entertainment to be announced. 

SEE THE LIGHT: “The Light” Invitational Art Exhibition will be on display at the Slidell Cultural Center in City Hall, 2055 Second St., through July 9. Audiences will experience light through the unique visions of exhibiting artists Christine Bandera, LaNelle Landry, Robert LaBranche and Martin Needom. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. Viewings are by appointment only. Same-day appointments are available. Call (985)

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The painted ones | CBC News

Discovering lost script

At the Richmond, B.C., studio of tattoo artist Romeo Reyes, an ancient style of Filipino art and writing is alive and well — with a modern twist

Reyes transforms baybayin scripts, a style of writing used by Indigenous Filipinos in the 16th and 17th centuries, before the period of Spanish colonization, into tattoo art.

“I didn’t know we had our own writing system,” said Reyes. “Everyone’s familiar with like Japanese, Chinese writing … it just made me more proud to be Filipino.”

Reyes says he discovered baybayin several years ago at a lecture from Christian Cabuay, an

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Childhood dream fuels hobby store | News

DESHLER — A childhood passion for model trains fueled David Zucker’s desire to create a hobby store dedicated to the tiny, but intricate, machines.

David and his high school sweetheart, Deb, started Spring Creek Model Trains in 2000, which has grown from a hobby business inside a small enclosed trailer to a 4,500-square-foot structure.

“It was a lifelong dream of mine to have a hobby store,” David said.

His fascination with trains, and other large machinery like farm equipment, began early in life.

He loved watching Rock Island Railroad trains rumble down the tracks through Deshler, on the same set

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Tri-State Happenings: Outdoor music, jazz and art set for this weekend | News

As the pandemic continues to evolve and the city, region and nation open up more and more, attending and supporting live events benefits everyone. Here is what is going on in the Tri-State in the coming days.

The outdoor Pullman Square Summer Concert Series continues Thursday night, June 10. Taking place every Thursday this summer from 6 to 9 p.m., the series is a great way to kick off the weekend while supporting live music. For Thursday’s concert, the band My Only Cab Ride brings their fun and unique rock and roll to the outdoor stage.

On Friday, June 11,

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