Welcome to BOWERS HOUR, a series of entertainment, educational and arts/music programming that documents the creative output of artist residents and retreats taking place at The Bowers House in Canon, Georgia. This episode features a focus of the multimedia arts and talents of BLEACE (Ryan Lannom) and Kolorful Designs (Karol Molina) during their retreat at the facility during May 22-27 2022 with a live performance for BOWERS HOUR on May 24th in coordination with other artists including Paige Prier, a fine arts painter and her sister, Jess Fowler, a local singer songwriter who owns and runs Peachy Paws in Lavonia. Both women are grandchildren of The Bowers House Writers Guild Director, Charles Prier, whose members also participate in short readings of their current literary works. The varied arts and disciplines featured in this episode and retreat are representative of the new blood and creative studies we need to enhance our goal of making The Bowers House a center of perpetual artist housing and encouragement, in an attempt to provide residency to individuals and groups who might not otherwise be able to be exposed or to afford the facility. BOWERS HOUR programming and the sponsorships and donations we solicit and guest lodgers help accomplish this goal. BLEACE is not only the name of the creative enterprise that produces content management, design, clothing, and film/video creative services, but is the brainchild of author/director Ryan Lannom, who reads from his book series. His partner Karol Molina, who heads up an arts and photography/NFT consultancy, will give a brief talk on her creative processes and content management tips.
On 5/24/2022 BOWERS HOUR films the BLEACE-KOLORFUL episode summarizing their week retreat at The Bowers House, concurrent with the art gallery opening of fine arts painter, Paige Prier (above). Paige’s sister, Jess Fowler (right), entertains with a solo intro and finale with pitch perfect sweet vocals and guitar, rounding out the evening with readings and a meet and greet social.
A number of our Guild members are published writers. Some are self-published, others have materials accepted by publication houses; however, all of our writers are people who write because they want to. Not all of us want to become famous or even want to be published. We just want to express ourselves and become better writers. Published or not, experienced or just beginning, we have the pleasure of being encouraged to write because we love to do it, and we learn to write better through the instruction, encouragement and suggestions we receive each time we get together. Continue reading “Charles Prier, Director of The Bowers House Writers’ Guild”
First of all, travel off-season. Check with the local tourism office to find out when their off-season starts when flying, either plan well in advance (ideally, 10 months to a year ahead) or at the last minute (two weeks or less before you leave) – these will give you the cheapest pricing. Try to be flexible- you can save on fares by travelling mid-week, or choosing sunny Varadero, Cuba, over sunny Cancun, Mexico. Save your health – check with your credit card company for existing travel or car insurance.
Getting away from clocks, social media, and the clutter of everyday life can be a great way to “reset” your life. There’s something about that sweet, clean, fresh air that city life doesn’t offer. Something about waking up to a few goats outside your door and a wasp convincing you to exit your bed that gives you a great mix of pleasant feelings.
While Airbnb started in San Francisco and is often associated with a cheap lodging alternatives in major cities, those in rural areas seem to benefit almost equally. The median annual earning for rural hosts was $6,776 in comparison to the $6,674 median for urban hosts. As the balance of the global population has shifted to cities, so have government resources and business capital, causing a widening gap in economic opportunity between urban and rural areas.
It can be challenging to stay healthy while traveling for business. You’re likely adjusting to a new time zone, managing a hectic schedule and eating several meals out.
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The best of the Blue Mountains includes the mighty Three Sisters rock formation and expansive Jamison Valley, both of which can be seen from Echo Point Lookout, various hiking trails, and Katoomba Scenic World’s cable cars and tramways.
Surrounding area tourist attractions include the tea shops and antique stores of
Blackheath, Katoomba, and Leura, plus the Zig Zag Railway, the Norman Lindsay Gallery, and the Featherdale Wildlife Park, home to native animals such as kangaroos, wombats, and koalas.
Why September? Because this is a great time with a soft weather and lots of new activities. Moreover, we decrease our rates for rooms in a hotel for September, so you can enjoy the place and the price!
We’ve prepared several festival and nightlife activities – moreover, we also provide historical exhibitions and lots of other activities. Everything is to your liking!