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Chef starts with local ingredients
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By TARA LUCAS - Bulletin Accent Writer

Food tastes best when the ingredients are fresh. That’s why chef Artemus Brower likes cooking in summer, when he can get fresh vegetables at farmers markets.

Brower demonstrated a recipe to share at a recent Tasty Saturday event at the Uptown Farmers Market. He made Colache, a low calorie vegetable dish with tomatoes, fresh corn, squash and zucchini.

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Art subjects range from technical to natural
New exhibits at Piedmont Arts
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

If you think an art exhibit is about paintings of flowers and sketches of women, you have another think coming at Piedmont Arts.

The museum is filled with art drawn from auto repair manuals and structures of heavy steel. Yes, there are sketches of nudes — but they’re not of women.

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Vibrant colors, trees hallmarks of Caywood's painting
Lynwood Artists Gallery at Piedmont Arts
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The Lynwood Artists Gallery at Piedmont Arts is alive with color.

In the exhibit “Dancing With Color,” some paintings feature bold and lavish jewel tones. Others are done in neutrals — in rich and lavish combinations.

“I love color,” Audrey Caywood said. “I’m really into color.”

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Flipping out over ugly shoes

By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

First we lost stockings, which gave legs polish. Now we’ve practically lost the shoe, as flip flops are replacing style with too many sightings of cracked heels, splayed feet, hairy toes and dirty toenails.

Years ago, you accepted such a look at the beach. Now, bare feet with just two thin straps above them are worn even in church, at work and to formal parties.

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