Monthly Archive: August, 2010

Found Objects and a Found Voice

Thomas Phelps speaks through his art By Saad Ghosn “I am a tinkerer,” Thomas Phelps says. “All my life I have collected stuff – found and discarded objects I have used to make… Continue reading

No Fence Sitting in This Match

The art of fencing and overcoming By Corey Gibson Contending for an Olympic medal is itself an accomplishment. But some athletes, such as Edward Wright, had to contend with more than just the… Continue reading

Barbara Gamboa’s Life-Sized Canvas

Freedom fighter wages art By Saad Ghosn As a teenager, Barbara Gamboa was known as “the freedom rider.” The youngest person in the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), she would spend her free… Continue reading

‘Streetvibes’ Boycotts its Own Award

Vendors aren’t allowed to work there Staff Report The Cincinnati Human Relations Commission announced it would present an award to Streetvibes on July 26 for giving job opportunities to people who have disabilities.… Continue reading

A Joyous Hammer Strikes Again at Y-12

Clowns and courage against nukes By Janice Sevre-Duszynska Oak Ridge, Tenn. – “For those of you on probation, turn off your ankle bracelets,” said folk singer/songwriter Steve Jacobs, a member of the St.… Continue reading