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‘HOT!’ glass

Arts Center puffs up art of glassblowing
Trefny Dix uses a puffer while making a trumpet on Saturday afternoon at Hokanson Dix Glass.
Bengt Hokanson fires a trumpet in the “glory hole” on Saturday afternoon at Hokanson Dix Glass.
“Hot!” features glass creations of types and sizes including “Small Gonzo Bird,” left, and “Outdoor Chameleon” by the Borowski Brothers.
“Oval Buddah,” bottom left, and “Golden Buddah Disk” are among the creations by Susan Gott in “Hot!”
Bengt Hokanson and Trefny Dix of Hokanson Dix Glass use a paddle to keep the lip straight on a trumpet they are making during Saturday’s workshop at Hokanson Dix Glass.
“Amber Fire” by Kait Rhoads.
Bengt Hokanson and Trefny Dix of Hokanson Dix Glass held a glass-blowing workshop at their Durango shop and studio for the opening weekend of “Hot!” Here Hokanson fires a trumpet in the glory hole on Saturday afternoon.
If you go

The Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., will host “HOT! 50th Anniversary of Studio Glass 2012” through Aug. 5. Several special events are associated with the exhibit:
July 13: Trunk Show, Cast Glass Jewelry by Carol Martin, 2-7 p.m., Barbara Conrad Gallery.
July 20: “From Functional to Fabulous: American Studio Glass at 50,” discussion by Sandy Sardella (Owner of PISMO Fine Art Glass) and Marianne Lorenz (Executive Director, Fort Collins Museum of Art), 5–7 p.m., Barbara Conrad Gallery.
July 27: Trunk Show, Blown Glass by Roger Dale, 5-7 p.m., Barbara Conrad Gallery.
July 28-29: Glass Blowing Demonstration: Roger Dale Studio, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 809 County Road 316, Ignacio.
Aug. 3: Trunk Show, Fused Glass and Jewelry, Nancy Conrad, 2-7 p.m., Barbara Conrad Gallery.
For more information, call 259-2606 or visit www.durangoarts.org.

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Trefny Dix uses a puffer while making a trumpet on Saturday afternoon at Hokanson Dix Glass.
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Bengt Hokanson fires a trumpet in the “glory hole” on Saturday afternoon at Hokanson Dix Glass.
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“Hot!” features glass creations of types and sizes including “Small Gonzo Bird,” left, and “Outdoor Chameleon” by the Borowski Brothers.
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“Oval Buddah,” bottom left, and “Golden Buddah Disk” are among the creations by Susan Gott in “Hot!”
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Bengt Hokanson and Trefny Dix of Hokanson Dix Glass use a paddle to keep the lip straight on a trumpet they are making during Saturday’s workshop at Hokanson Dix Glass.
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“Amber Fire” by Kait Rhoads.
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Bengt Hokanson and Trefny Dix of Hokanson Dix Glass held a glass-blowing workshop at their Durango shop and studio for the opening weekend of “Hot!” Here Hokanson fires a trumpet in the glory hole on Saturday afternoon.
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