Soul

Art for the Soul Gallery to welcome nationally acclaimed quilt and fiber artisan Edjohnetta Miller

SPRINGFIELD — Visitors to the Art for the Soul Gallery will have the opportunity to go on a spiritual journey as new works of Edjohnetta Miller will be on display through her self-titled exhibit.

An opening reception for the nationally acclaimed master fiber and quilt artisan will be held on Sunday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Tower Square gallery in downtown Springfield.

Miller is a master weaver, curator, lecturer, workshop leader, and an internationally trained indigo dying professional based in Hartford, Connecticut.

“Edjohnetta’s works are really world renowned,” owner of the Art for the Soul gallery, Rosemary Tracy Woods, said.

Miller views her works to be clean, fundamental, and direct. According to Miller, every piece she creates tells a story with a single journey.

To Miller, what sets her work apart is her unorthodox style as she steps over the boundaries of traditional quilting techniques and

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Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Takes Top Documentary Prizes at Sundance

“Summer of Soul” took both the audience prize & grand jury prize in the U.S. documentary section.

CODA has won the top award at the Sundance Film Festival, taking this year’s U.S. Grand Jury prize, while Questlove’s Summer of Soul won both the audience and grand jury prize in the U.S. documentary section.

CODA, which made headlines earlier in the fest for its record-breaking $25 million sale to Apple, took the dramatic audience award with Sian Heder taking the directing award for U.S. dramatic competition. “I hope that this opened the door to people getting that audiences want to see these kinds of stories,” said Heder of the title, which centers on a hearing teenage girl that is a child of deaf adults. “I hope that this means that more stories that center on deaf characters and characters with disability get put front and center.”

“I really wish there

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