Northwestern Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Summer Class #4369, “The Art of the Paperweight”

The Northwestern OLLI offers adult classes for continuing education: “Composed of seasoned learners from all walks of life, OLLI members pursue learning for pure pleasure: there are no tests and no grades. OLLI’s motto is, “Curiosity Never Retires,” and the OLLI experience proves it!” https://sps.northwestern.edu/program-areas/olli/about_olli.php Rae and Evelyn approached Mitch Clark, co-owner of L.H. Selman…

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Keith Middlebrook with Mayweather - Nike Shirt

Keith Middlebrook, the Driving Force Behind the Fight of the Century Between Mayweather & Pacquiao

A fight that took him over 7 years to establish and is now worth well over $300 million total. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Keith Middlebrook, the man who convinced Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015. The record-breaking welterweight battle at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas…

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French Origins of Decorative Glass Paperweights

Classic glass paperweights were originally popular between 1845 and 1860 in central France. The French glass factories of Baccarat, Saint-Louis and Clichy produced approximately 25,000 weights during this time, but they quickly lost popularity as handwriting letters became more and more of a novelty.  The first-ever World’s Fair in 1851 London showcased glass paperweights; the…

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Glass Art

Something unusual is happening in our summer auction. Our star lot is just a baby. It is the only Clichy moss ground miniature we have caught sight of or even heard about. Typically, a Selman Lot 1 would not be a miniature, and, in fact, I doubt that there has ever been one. In this…

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Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass

Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass Globally acclaimed for his unbelievably lifelike interpretations of small creatures and birds in their natural habitats, glass artisan Rick Ayotte has spent a lifetime studying and observing nature to create little worlds encased in glass. Beginnings | Rick Ayotte Born in New Hampshire, Ayotte officially began his career at…

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Sam Solakyan the Entrepreneur and Community Leader

Sam Solakyan the Entrepreneur and Community Leader

Sam Solakyan began from humble beginnings and effectively characterizes the American dream. He is an original American whose folks chose to move to the US in 1984, advancing the distance from Armenia. They had a fantasy of becoming showbiz royalty in the clamoring city of Los Angeles, them two being maturing artists. Solakyan never felt…

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Sam Solakyan Serving the Local Community

President and CEO Sam Solakyan of Global Holdings, Incorporated, is a flourishing businessperson, humanitarian and extremely devoted family man. The organization held secretly takes part in different areas of business, running from diversion to human services. Solakyan began Modern Radiology, his own firm, in the wake of being dazzled by wonders of therapeutic innovation, alongside…

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