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Thoreson Farm

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3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States

June 2019

Pottery Open Studio

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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2017 Open Pottery Studio

This is an opportunity for those with prior clay experience to renew their work with clay and those taking GAAC clay classes to practice their newly learned skills in a supportive and nurturing environment. Participants should have a demonstrated ability in the activity they wish to pursue. The fee includes access to the clay studio for eight open studio sessions, 25# of clay, glazes, and firing. Extra clay will be available for purchase. No formal instruction, but staff will be…

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Marks on Clay: Slip, Sgraffito, Overglaze, and More

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 23, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$200 – $210 11 tickets left
Marks on Clay

Expand your pottery decoration beyond simply glazing in this hands-on workshop with the GAAC’s resident potter John Huston.

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Art Rangers Camp Session 1

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 17 tickets left

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 1

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 2 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Tiny Houses

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$135 – $150 4 tickets left
Huston Tiny Houses

June 24, 25, 28: In conjunction with the GAAC Gallery show, New Views: Home/Place, this 3 day class will be constructing tiny clay houses using extruded and slab-rolled parts. The tranquil setting of Thoreson Farm will inspire you to think of home and place. John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He…

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Plein Air to Studio

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$125 – $140 7 tickets left
Westerfield PA Studio

Develop your plein air study into a larger, finished painting.

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Thoreson Farm Pottery Sampler

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 11 tickets left
2018 Pottery Sampler

June 30: In this class we will explore throwing on the wheel, extruding, and slab building. Experience three fun ways of making with clay in a positive environment and beautiful setting. John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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July 2019

Raku 1

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 6 tickets left
2018 Raku

July 6: Experience the excitement and wabi-sabi of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced today. Glaze and decorate already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku! John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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Art Rangers Camp Session 2

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 12, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 17 tickets left

Are you looking for an art adventure? Art Rangers is the perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore...

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 2

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 12, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 2 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Kitchen Capers 1

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 12, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$135 – $150 5 tickets left
2018 kitchen capers

July 8, 9, 12: Produce pots in this 3 day class for the foodie in all of us using several forming and decorating techniques to make functional, food-safe pots. Pitchers, taster sets, and more. Monday and Tuesday will be spent creating and Friday we will decorate and glaze. John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie…

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Pottery on the Wheel 1

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$160 – $175 -1 tickets left
Pottery on the Wheel

Learn wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you learn the skills needed to become comfortable working on the potter’s wheel.

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Family Studio: Wild About Wildlife

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$10 – $60 12 tickets left

Join in the fun and learn about the local wildlife that calls the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park home.

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Nature & Landscape Photography – Moving Beyond Snapshots

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 13, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$120 – $135 8 tickets left
Jacoby Landscape Photography

Let an award-winning pro take the mystery out of landscape and nature photography, helping you understand light, exposure, composition, camera settings, filters, and much more.

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Raku 2

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 6 tickets left
2018 Raku

July 13: Experience the excitement and wabi-sabi of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced today. Glaze and decorate already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku! John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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Art Rangers Camp Session 3

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 15 tickets left

Are you looking for an art adventure? Art Rangers is the perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore...

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 3

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 3 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Teen Studio: Batik at the Barn

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$35 – $45 20 tickets left

Experiment with the exciting art of wax-resist dyeing. Create your own design on cotton while learning about the history and inspiration behind traditional Batik.

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Figure in the Landscape

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 18, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$175 – $190 7 tickets left
Deans Figure In Landscape

Drawing and painting the figure has been an important part of the artistic practice of all serious artists throughout time.

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Raku 3

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 6 tickets left
2018 Raku

July 20: Experience the excitement and wabi-sabi of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced today. Glaze and decorate already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku! John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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Art Rangers Camp Session 4

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 14 tickets left

Are you looking for an art adventure? Art Rangers is the perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore...

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 4

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 7 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Kitchen Capers 2

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$135 – $150 8 tickets left
2018 kitchen capers

July 22, 23, 26: Produce pots for the foodie in all of us using several forming and decorating techniques to make functional, food-safe pots. Pitchers, taster sets, and more. Monday and Tuesday will be spent creating and Friday we will decorate and glaze in this 3 day class. John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie…

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The Fundamentals of Composition for Painters

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 25, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$175 – $190 7 tickets left
Feeley Dent in Universe

Have fun learning how the simple fundamentals of artistic composition will make you a better painter.

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Raku 4

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 5 tickets left
2018 Raku

July 27: Experience the excitement and wabi-sabi of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced today. Glaze and decorate already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku! John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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Art Rangers Camp Session 5

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 2, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 18 tickets left

Are you looking for an art adventure? Art Rangers is the perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore...

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 5

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 2, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 7 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Teen Studio: Plein Air Painting on the Farm

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$35 – $45 19 tickets left

Grab your palette, set up your easel and paint! Learn the ins and outs of acrylic painting while creating a canvas masterpiece in the fresh air of the National Park.

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Plein Air Boot Camp

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$50 – $65 9 tickets left
Westerfield Bootcamp

July 31: Warm up for the GAAC Plein air weekend or just hone your skills with a morning of painting. David Westerfield demonstrates his process for painting en plein air and mentor participants of all levels. After a career in graphic design and illustration, David Westerfield returned to his love of fine art. He paints both in the studio and on location, regularly traveling to favorite spots along the shore and in the dunes. He participates in several plein air…

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August 2019

Pottery on the Wheel 2

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$160 – $175 3 tickets left
Pottery on the Wheel

Learn wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms in this 4 day class.

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Art Rangers Camp Session 6

August 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 15 tickets left

Are you looking for an art adventure? Art Rangers is the perfect choice for the young artist who wants to explore...

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Clay Cubs Camp Session 6

August 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$95 – $105 7 tickets left

Clay Cubs will immerse campers in a variety of hand building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio.

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Raku 5

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thoreson Farm, 3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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$45 – $60 6 tickets left
2018 Raku

August 17: Experience the excitement and wabi-sabi of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced today. Glaze and decorate already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku! John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in…

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