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I would also like to tell you about a real good moment during the opening. Correct me if I'm wrong James, but I believe your name was James the 5th. James is one of 8 siblings in a small row home and was actually a "tot" that received "toys" when he was young from the program. Now, grown up and working, he makes it a specific effort to generously fill toy for tots donation boxes each December. He is a fan of the blog and knew about the Playtime show. When he made it to the show, Jim Boyle's piece stopped him. He apparently just had a glimpse into his childhood. "Same haircut, same TMNT sprawl on the carpet floor, same Dad reading the paper in the background." He bought it without question.
I'm glad Lori stopped him and said hello after seeing multiple toys go into the donation box. The entire 360 moment was quite touching and made my night. That's what the show is all about.
If you are a fan of the blog, don't live in the area, but wish to make an art purchase, please check with Brave New Worlds of Old City to see what is still available for sale and maybe they can work something out for you.
Pictures of opening night online HERE
Pieces below (I will get the artists and price info on here in the captions later this week) . . .
ALL THE ART IS HERE I think the blog post memory size was capped