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October 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Natick Community Senior Center
Saving the News
Presented by Journalist and panelist on WGBH’s Beat the Press, Dan Kennedy
Wednesday, October 17, 2 pm, free
The newspaper business has been shrinking for more than two decades. The rise of Craigslist, Facebook and Google have hollowed out advertising revenues that supported newspapers since the 19th century. As newspapers close or dramatically downsize it raises a crucial question: who will provide the public with the information it needs to govern itself in a democratic society?
Northeastern University journalism professor Dan Kennedy addresses this question in his new book, The Return of the Moguls: How Jeff Bezos and John Henry Are Remaking Newspapers for the Twenty-First Century.
October 13, 2018 - October 19, 2018 @ Local mosaic artist, Carol Krentzman of the Mosaic Art Institute of Natick, is excited to have designed along with local artist Amy Robinson Steinmetz, another outdoor mosaic panel to be installed on the Fair & Yeager Insurance Agency, Inc. building on Co
Fabrication of the brightly colored mosaic will take place during a sixty-hour Mosaic Marathon throughout the week of October 13-19, 2018 in the Glass Art Studio at 3 Adams Street located around the corner from the installation site. Local mosaic artists and members of the New England Mosaic Society (NEMS) will be invited to join her and work on the project. The Mosaic Marathon will be open to the public who will be welcome to come into the studio, talk to the mosaic artists, and observe the fascinating process of building a mosaic piece by piece. The open hours are: Sat & Sun 10/13 & 14: 1-4 PM; Mon, Tues & Wed 10/15, 16 & 17: 9 AM-12, 2-5 PM & 7-10 PM; Thurs 10/18: 9 AM-12 & 6-9 PM; and Fri 10/19: 9 AM-12 & 2-5 PM.