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50 great books to entertain quarantined kids

From USA TODAY The old adage that books can take you anywhere feels especially poignant now. There are plenty of good viewing options while you and your family are home under quarantine: Streaming offers many happy TV shows. Or you can catch up on beloved movies that are scary, triumphant or sweet. Need more ideas? Check out our comprehensive list of 100 […]

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Move over Attenborough: why Bob Ross’s art lessons are TV’s ultimate stressbuster

From theguardian.com It might sound unlikely, but The Joy of Painting – a kitsch, gentle show from the 80s which returns to TV this week – is the ultimate antidote to the trials of the modern world Vice’s TV channel has always been a decidedly patchy thing to watch. For every truly brilliant show it […]


The Bob Ross “Dream Team” takes on the Smithsonian

On Sunday March 1, 2020, the Bob Ross ‘Dream Team’ – seven of the best Certified Bob Ross Instructors in the country – taught over 125 people how to put their dream on canvas – at the Smithsonian (!) in Washington D.C. The Smithsonian loves Bob Ross – they plan to craft up an amazing […]


Sunsets and sororities: night of Bob Ross painting tutorials

From: dailyiowan.com The Gamma Rho Lambda sorority hosted a Bob Ross painting event with hopes of providing University of Iowa students with a place to express their creativity. In recent years, artist Bob Ross, best known for his nature-themed painting tutorials, has had a massive spike in popularity amongst young adults after his PBS series […]