Sunday, September 16, 2012
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Gulfport Fresh Market Extends Into Evenings: Organizers are extending the hours on the first Tuesday of the month to 8 p.m. starting in October; current hours are from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. New Gallery Revitalizes Art Movement: Domain Home Accessories celebrated a benchmark with the grand opening of their new art gallery, residents say, the achievement is also kicking off a re-birth of art in Gulfport. Where's Capt. Jay's Boat?: Mayday! Mayday! Be on the lookout for Capt. Jay's boat. Marked for Death: Pit Mix Amputee Gets Second Chance: X-rays from Miami showed that all the carpals of her foot were broken and ligaments torn. Infection had begun to destroy the tissue around her bite wounds and the splint was not going to be effective. Jail …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Domain Home Accessories celebrated a benchmark with the grand opening of their new art gallery, residents say, the achievement is also kicking off a re-birth of art in Gulfport.
Local artists, residents and city leaders celebrated a milestone for Domain Home Accessories this weekend, calling it a "re-birth of the gallery movement," and a "renewed spirit of the arts." Lori, Rosso, President of the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce raved about the collections in the gallery and the support from local businesses and fellow artists. "It's a very proud day," Lori Rosso said. Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes stood alongside owners Michael Knettle and Bobbi Stapelton and former owner Mike McCue for an impromptu "ribbon cutting," minus the cutting. They posed for photos and thanked the crowd of supporters for attending the grand opening. Mayor Yakes said he was speechless when he walked through the gallery doors. The owners said…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
You're invited to the grand opening ceremony for a new art gallery space provided by Domain Home Accessories this weekend in Gulfport.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Domain Home Accessories & Gallery will host a grand opening ceremony of its new gallery space on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3129 Beach Blvd. S. in Gulfport. For over 11 years, Domain Home Accessories has offered a unique assortment of merchandise and has become a beloved merchant in the heart of Gulfport’s Waterfront Arts District. The keystone of this small, independent business has always been original art work, with an emphasis on functional art for the home. Housed in its small, colorful quarters are floor to ceiling displays of home décor, lamps and lighting, jewelry, kitchen ware and entertainment accessories, pottery, glassware, decorative hardware, candles, bath and body products, gifts, cards, or in other words “…
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Uniquely Original Art Gallery in Gulfport's Waterfront District closed on Friday April 29, 2011. Hear how the decision to close one door has opened another for artist and entrepreneur Catherine Weaver.
The doors to the Uniquely Original Art Gallery were closed permanently on Friday April 39, 2011, but gallery owner and artist Catherine Weaver has other plans to keep her artistic talents alive. Weaver’s lease on the 375-square-foot gallery expired at the end of April, offering a chance to rethink finances and priorities. Facing challenges Weaver attributes to an uncertain economy, she felt the expiration of the lease offered the opportunity to redirect her funds towards artistic and entrepreneurial efforts. While she remains enthusiastic about the mix of Afro-centric Art, textiles and clothing she offers, other interests tugged at her as well. “I love Gulfport and this community and intend to remain involved, but felt that I could use the…