‘Marking Time’ at MoMA PS1 Showcases Creativity in Confinement

Image above: Dean Gillispie’s Spiz’s Dinette, 1998


This article was published online on February 7, 2021.

Spiz’s Dinette, a toaster-size trailer with a propane tank no bigger than your thumb, was painstakingly crafted during Dean Gillispie’s years of incarceration at an Ohio prison. Gillispie constructed the silver trailer by spreading cigarette-pack foil across notebook cardboard, and used pins taken from the prison sewing shop to hold the

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Fayetteville city offices closed New Year’s Day

Kenneth Mayner
 |  The Fayetteville Observer

City of Fayetteville government offices will be closed New Year’s Day.

Friday’s garbage and yard waste will be collected Wednesday. Friday’s recycling will be collected Jan. 2.

The Fayetteville Police Department’s lobby, located at 467 Hay St., will be closed. Police reports can be filed and requested at fayettevillenc.gov/cityservices/police. Nonemergency calls will be routed to a watch commander.

On New Year’s Eve, the Fayetteville

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Retaining workers: Tips on how employers can attract, hold on to employees | Business

For Jovani Ford of the Arizona Lighting Company, one of the hardest challenges of running a business is retaining workers. The small business only has a handful of employees, so even being one down can have a huge impact on the company.

Retaining workers for the long-term is also a challenge. “Getting a person who wants to stay is the hardest part,” Ford said.

It’s a challenge faced by many

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