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Industry Readings of Most Miserable Christmas Tree Musical, with Mark Lotito, Trevor Braun, Jared Parker, Presented ...

Industry readings of The Most Miserable Christmas Tree, which is billed as "a new fun-filled family holiday musical," are presented April 7 at 2 PM and 6 PM at Joria Studio in Manhattan.

6 Apr 2014, 11:27 pm | click here to view more

Brazilian artist to transform salvaged wood into furniture

The wood speaks and Hugo Franca listens. The Brazilian designer and artist was doing a lot of listening to a 4,100-kg Douglas fir stump at Spanish Banks Friday morning. Weathered grey, the stump had a massive root that cascaded on the sand to one side. The stump was telling Franca what it wanted to be shaped into. That's the poetic way of describing what Franca was doing. Practically, he was ...

5 Apr 2014, 4:17 am | click here to view more

Brazilian artist to transform salvaged wood into furniture for Vancouver Biennale (with video)

The wood speaks and Hugo Franca listens. The Brazilian designer and artist was doing a lot of listening to a 4,100-kg Douglas fir stump at Spanish Banks Friday morning. Weathered grey, the stump had a massive root that cascaded on the sand to one side.

4 Apr 2014, 9:47 pm | click here to view more

Tacoma mountain bikers blaze their own trail

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Deep in Swan Creek Park's Douglas fir forest is a new mountain bike trail with a meaningful name. Braking Bad. There are two ways to interpret the name, and both are right. First, a good mountain biker on a good trail rarely ...

29 Mar 2014, 12:06 pm | click here to view more

Canada’s second largest Douglas fir tree may have been found near Port Renfrew

An ancient giant that has been discovered in a logging clearcut area on southern Vancouver Island could be the second largest Douglas fir tree in Canada.

27 Mar 2014, 3:40 pm | click here to view more

Tallest tree in Britain found in Highland glen

THE tallest tree in Britain has been discovered in a Highland glen, just a few yards from the tree that previously held the record.

25 Mar 2014, 8:30 pm | click here to view more

Glen is home to super-sized trees

Conifers growing in the same Highland glen have been identified as being four of the tallest trees in Britain.

25 Mar 2014, 6:04 am | click here to view more

Champion tree found at Croft Castle

CROFT Castle and Parkland’s countryside ranger team discovered the county’s tallest Douglas fir tree.

20 Mar 2014, 8:39 am | click here to view more

David Rockwell Designs Temporary Theater for TED Conference in Vancouver

The structure comprises 600 wood components made from locally sourced Douglas fir.

20 Mar 2014, 8:21 pm | click here to view more

Fires force 2 GTA churches to make alternate Easter plans

Parishioners of two Greater Toronto Area churches destroyed in two separate fires will be finding alternate ways to gather and celebrate this Easter weekend.

17 Apr 2014, 3:51 pm | click here to view more