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March 7, 2013

Lookout: Young artists named winners in NAA show

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In 2004, she took the idea one step farther by adding miniature people to the scenes.

“My discovery of a German company that made miniature figures for model train and architect’s models led to the birth of ‘Lilliputian Landscapes,’” she wrote. “All of the images in this series are photographs of temporary tabletop dioramas that I construct with common objects found around my house. By placing tiny plastic figures in the setting and photographing it with a macro lens, the scene is transformed from an ordinary picture of food or household objects into a miniature world with a life of its own.”

The public will have a chance to see the show and meet with Robinson-Cox on Sunday during a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

Angelil holds reading at Senior Center

Amesbury author Muriel Angelil will visit the Amesbury Senior Center to give a reading of her book, “Back to the Past, A Daughter of the Nile,” on Wednesday at 9 a.m.

The memoir tells of Angelil’s childhood in Alexandria, Egypt, and her journey to America. Several pieces of Angelil’s artwork will also be on display during her talk.

Woodworth gives talk at First Religious

Newburyport historian Ghlee Woodworth will give a free talk on the Clipper Heritage Trail on Wednesday, March 13, beginning at 1 p.m.

The Clipper Heritage Trail is a series of self-guided history tours of Newburyport. Woodworth will discuss how the concept of the trail came to be and its design. The tours focus on local authors, abolitionists, sea captains, shipbuilders, comb makers and many others.

The First Religious Society is located at 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

A native of Newburyport, Woodworth is a 12th-generation descendant of Robert Adams, one of the first settlers of Newbury.

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