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An artistic nightlife experience for aspiring painters who like to drink wine
May 20, 2015 - "What happens when you mix paint and wine? A night out on the town that you’ll literally never forget. That’s because you’ll have a 16-by-20-inch canvas to remember it by."
An artistic nightlife experience for aspiring painters who like to drink wine
May 20, 2015 - "What happens when you mix paint and wine? A night out on the town that you’ll literally never forget. That’s because you’ll have a 16-by-20-inch canvas to remember it by."
Paint your Pet at Painting With a Twist in Atlanta, and Nationwide
May 20, 2015 - "I am not an artist. I have no drawing abilities whatsoever. So when I heard about Painting with a Twist, a new place in Atlanta where you and your friends get together to paint, drink wine and have a fun night out, I was intrigued... and yes, a wee bit nervous."
Local Road Trip: Painting with a Twist, Mason OH
May 18, 2015 - "I love arts & crafts so much - I even have a DIY section of my site! Recently the folks at Painting with a Twist invited me to come with a friend and take a class."
Painting with a Twist Unleashes Your Inner Child
May 12, 2015 - "Usually when I want to paint something, I wield a can of white, lime green or orange spray paint and give new life to a picture frame or chair or patio table."
My Business Monday: Painting With A Twist
May 12, 2015 - ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – "Jennifer Burke is co-owner of Painting With A Twist, a 21st century take on painting classes that allows for wine tasting between brush strokes."
Finding your creative and social side -- with paint
May 12, 2015 - “When I’m painting, everything in the outside world goes away for two hours.”
Art gets new meaning when mixed with wine Read more: Neighbor Newspapers - Art gets new meaning when mixed with wine
May 12, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist opened in Buckhead in late March to offer residents art classes with a twist."
newthingsat50
May 10, 2015 - "I am keeping my eyes open for “new things” so when I see an article by the Youth Minister in our church newsletter inviting people to join her at Painting with a Twist, I am the first to sign up. "
Abington Students Are First- and Third-Place Winners of Congressional Art Awards.
May 03, 2015 - "On Sunday May 3rd, 2015, Painting with a Twist, an art and social studio in Jenkintown hosted a ceremony to present three High School students with awards for Congressman Brendan Boyle’s Art Award. "
Creative arts meld with socialization for a unique evening out
May 01, 2015 - "Arts and Crafts are becoming more than home decor ideas."
Painting with a Twist
April 29, 2015 - "This isn't your typical painting class. It's "Painting with a Twist!" Hannah's live in Fairport to show us how this organization is turning the artistic process into a fun activity to do with your friends."
NEW SAINT PETERS PAINTING AND WINE STUDIO
April 29, 2015 - "Aspiring to bring a new kind of art to Saint Peters, local entrepreneur Jennifer Burke is about to open Painting with a Twist of Saint Peters, a new place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist."
Painting with a Twist will open first Hawaii franchise in Kakaako
April 29, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist, one of the fastest-growing franchises in the U.S., is expanding to Hawaii with its first location in Kakaako, the local franchise owner confirmed to PBN."
Painting With A Twist- Experience
April 29, 2015 - "On New Year’s I found myself sitting on a couch, donning a party hat and with a napkin in my hand that read “Do more, experience life.” That single sentence was my New Year’s resolution for 2015."
Del. Small Business Chamber honors 19 local businesses
April 27, 2015 - "Nineteen small businesses in Delaware received recognition this month for their innovation and community leadership."
Fairway Enjoys Painting With A Twist!
April 14, 2015 - "Relationships are the core of how Fairway does business. And when it comes to our real estate partners, we love nothing more than the chance to kick back and have some fun outside of work."
Painting With a Twist: New Business Comes to the Arts District
April 10, 2015 - "121 S. Gay Street will soon be the home to Downtown Central Painting with a Twist. A fun painting experience for artists or non-artists, Painting With a Twist classes typically run a couple of hours and participants are encouraged to bring their favorite alcoholic (or non, if you prefer) beverages to make the experience more pleasant."
Budding artists have fun creating pet portraits at 'Painting with a Twist'
April 09, 2015 - ""Paintings are like children, they go through awkward stages. But don’t worry, everything will come out fine," said art instructor David Sexton to the class of five budding adults who sat before him at their easels, looking at him skeptically."
Painting With A Purpose…
April 08, 2015 - "“Women Build’s 2nd fundraiser of the year “Painting With a Purpose” was held April 1st at the Painting With a Twist studio in Westport, CT. Over 40 people came out for a fun night of painting, dancing and wine sipping with friends!"
Painting with a Twist
April 06, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist was born in 2007, from the passion of two women to help rebuild their community (after hurricane Katrina) by hosting memorable art events at a great value, creating jobs for artists, and supporting local charities often."
Friends create ‘painting with a twist’ after tragedy
April 06, 2015 - "After Cathy Deano’s home and Renee Maloney’s husband’s business was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina, the duo created “Corks ‘N Canvas” as a way to help their community de-stress with painting and wine. They share their story of tragedy to triumph."
Painting With A Twist Grand Opening In Buckhead
April 01, 2015 - "Hello my sweeties, what’s shaking and baking? I wanted to share with you all an event that I attended last night that was so much fun! I have painted before but NEVER like this!"
Business Briefs: Phipps renovation; Eventeract convention & more
March 30, 2015 - "Phipps Plaza has unveiled its new chandelier as part of the mall’s multi-phase renovation."
Painting with a Twist
March 30, 2015 - "As a mother, I think it’s important to find ways to do “grown-up” things with other grown-ups, without a hint of kids around. "
GIVEAWAY: Win a $35 Certificate to Painting With A Twist Buckhead
March 30, 2015 - "The time is FINALLY here! Painting With A Twist in Buckhead opened on Wednesday, March 25th with a bang. It's time to paint, book private parties, have a date night, earn scouting badges, Paint With A Purpose and so much more. The FUN is endless at Painting With A Twist.. "
Paint with a Purpose event benefits Rockwall Soroptimist service projects
March 30, 2015 - "Rockwall Soroptimist were presented a check by the staff of Painting With a Twist in Rockwall after members and guests had a great time participating in Paint with a Purpose on March 26."
Painting a positive picture
March 27, 2015 - "One dab of paint, two blended colors, three brush strokes and four deep breaths of positivity."
Painting with a Twist
March 27, 2015 - "Paris Janos visited Painting with a Twist in Panama City Friday morning to join in on their paint party and learn more about their upcoming programs."
[ATLANTA GIVEAWAY] WIN A PAINTING WITH A TWIST COMPLIMENTARY SESSION
March 26, 2015 - "As a parent, we live for the hugs, kisses and quality time with our children – but there is nothing wrong with looking forward to date night with your spouse or a girls night out with your friends. Both events allow us to recharge, renew and reconnect outside of parenthood:"
Bringing a Business Twist to Traverse City
March 26, 2015 - "I never imagined running my own business, but when the opportunity presented itself, I took the idea and ran with it." - pg. 44
Painting with a Twist Carmel offers fun for Spring Break
March 26, 2015 - "You don’t have to be an artist to create a masterpiece. Painting with a Twist Carmel, offers fun art classes for kids during spring break."
PAINTING WITH A TWIST OPENING IN BUCKHEAD MARCH 31
March 23, 2015 - "Atlanta’s first Painting with a Twist, a nationwide franchise of “paint and sip” art studios, is slated to open March 31 in Brookhaven Square, according to a press release Friday. Amanda Dossey is bringing the art studio to Buckhead, at 2140 Peachtree Road NW."
Sip and paint chain to open in Washington Township
March 20, 2015 - "Another drink-while-you-paint franchise is opening in the Dayton region.Tracy Prior is opening a Dayton-area location for Painting with a Twist, one of the largest national franchises for painting classes that offer alcohol sales."
Learn how to paint with a twist this Valentine's Day
March 16, 2015 - Check out Painting with a Twist Orlando on WESH Channel 2!
Learn how to paint with a twist this Valentine's Day
March 16, 2015 - Check out Painting with a Twist Altamonte Springs on WESH Channel 2!
Now Open: Painting with a Twist
March 11, 2015 - "David and Nicole Leslie have opened Painting with a Twist of Traverse City, a national franchise that provides a “getaway” through art."
[SPECIAL FEATURE] I’d Tap That – Painting With a Twist
March 09, 2015 - "After a night of drinking, I often express myself through bad poetry, regrettable text messages and even some better-than-average bathroom graffiti. But nothing that would fall into the category of “fine art.”
King University Alumni Invited to Paint with a Twist in Knoxville, Tenn. March 21
March 05, 2015 - "BRISTOL, Tenn. March 4, 2015 – King University alumni are invited to gather and get in touch with their creative side at the University’s Hardin Valley campus in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, March 21 at 12 p.m., for Painting with a Twist and lunch catered by Moe’s Southwest Grill."
Painting franchise opening in March
March 04, 2015 - "Plenty of painting classes offer an opportunity for individuals to learn how to paint works of art, but how many of those places let you do it while enjoying a glass of wine in the process? "
Painting with a Twist: A New Approach to Bucking a Trend
March 01, 2015 - "The art of designing a business model that keeps customers coming back." Check out Painting with a Twist on MSNBC!
PAINTING WITH A TWIST REVIEW
February 28, 2015 - "I took my first class at Painting With A Twist in October 2011. Since then, I have attended 19 classes!"
‘Painting with a Twist’
February 27, 2015 - "TRAVERSE CITY – As he hands out empty canvasses, aprons and all the paints and brushes needed to craft a masterpiece, David Leslie can’t help but smile as he greets his guests."
St Pete Clearwater: Why Florida Is So Much More Than Disney
February 24, 2015 - "Once you’ve been well and truly inspired by Dali, head to Painting With a Twist to flex your artistic muscles with a glass of wine."
Painting with a Twist
February 19, 2015 - "When I was in elementary school, I dreaded art class. It was supposed to be a time when students could be creative, but I always felt that if my art wasn’t perfect it was something to be ashamed of. I don’t recall being properly introduced to painting in any of my art classes."
News 13 This Morning Does Painting With a Twist
February 16, 2015 - "If you were to pick up a paintbrush right now, would you create a beautiful work of art? Painting with a Twist in Panama City can help you with that."
Mix crafts and cocktails at ‘Painting with a Twist’
February 13, 2015 - "FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News takes you to a place where people are disconnecting, to get reconnected. We’re are talking about the latest rage, mixing crafts with cocktails."
Drinking While Painting: The Party Franchise Niche That's Booming
February 13, 2015 - "Are you looking to get out of Corporate America and into a job that’s less stressful and more fun?"
Painting with a Twist in Traverse City
February 12, 2015 - "After a great night out in Colorado Springs at a Painting with a Twist franchise, Nicole and her husband David Leslie knew that they wanted to bring that same experience home to Traverse City."
Painting with a Twist
February 11, 2015 - "University of Michigan – Dearborn student Miranda Robisch, 22, swipes her paintbrush across a canvas and takes a sip of her drink."
Create a Masterpiece while Sipping Wine at Painting With A Twist
February 11, 2015 - "Are you looking to unleash your inner-artist inside or outside of your McKinney apartment? Are you tired of doing the same old thing?"
Panama City Business Lets You Paint With a Twist
February 10, 2015 - "Painting With A Twist of Panama City is part of a growing national franchise that co-owner Billie Williams says creates an environment for people to enjoy themselves."
Make your own Valentine at Painting with a Twist
February 10, 2015 - "MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Painting with a Twist provides the equipment; you provide the fun this Valentine’s week. All locations have events in the coming days. Some are just for couples. Others are for the entire family."
Make your own Valentine at Painting with a Twist
February 10, 2015 - "MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Painting with a Twist provides the equipment; you provide the fun this Valentine’s week. All locations have events in the coming days. Some are just for couples. Others are for the entire family."
Make your own Valentine at Painting with a Twist
February 10, 2015 - "MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Painting with a Twist provides the equipment; you provide the fun this Valentine’s week. All locations have events in the coming days. Some are just for couples. Others are for the entire family."
Right here! Throw me something!
February 10, 2015 - "NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Mardi Gras is all about the parades. And at the parades, it’s all about the stuff you catch – the throws."
“Painting with a Purpose” charity event
February 08, 2015 - "EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Paint and wine parties are a fun way to spend a fun night out with your friends, but this Thursday you can have some fun all while painting for a great cause! "
Angels Take Flight Fall Fundraiser
February 07, 2015 - "CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Their goal is to help restore dignity, pride and positive self esteem in children."
Mandeville women grow business to almost 200 locations
February 06, 2015 - "MANDEVILLE – When Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney became a dynamic fundraising team in the Mandeville community in the early 2000s, it was never with the thought of getting something in return."
My 1st Painting w/a Twist :)
February 06, 2015 - "Aligning myself with the 28 Days of Love theme, I wanted to share with you a very fun bachelorette party I recently attended.I had never been to a Painting with a Twist party before so I shamelessly took photos of the entire process."
Try 'Painting with a Twist' with friends or date night
February 05, 2015 - Check out our very own Michelle Lewis, franchise partner of Painting with a Twist - Ferndale, Farmington, and Detroit, Michigan, on WDIV Local Channel 4!
Try 'Painting with a Twist' with friends or date night
February 05, 2015 - Check out our very own Michelle Lewis, franchise partner of Painting with a Twist - Ferndale, Farmington, and Detroit, Michigan, on WDIV Local Channel 4!
Businesses help customers find their inner artist
February 03, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist, located on Solana Road at Florida A1A in Ponte Vedra Beach, brings guests together to experience a unique “getaway” that includes friends, paint and the option to bring-your-own-bottle to help the creative juices flow."
Painting With a Twist - Uniquely Inspiring Fun
February 03, 2015 - "I've been keeping a cautiously curious eye on Painting With a Twist for well over a year now. Why "cautious", you ask? As intrigued as I've been, I can ruin even the most elementary paint-by-numbers creation."
Business offers twist on fine art of painting
February 03, 2015 - "Starting out as Corks ‘n Canvas in Mandeville, Painting with a Twist is now a national franchise with over 190 locations. Today, the Painting with a Twist Hammond location offers community members the opportunity to sit back, sip a glass of wine and create their own masterpiece."
Review: Painting with a Twist – Royersford
February 02, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist is an art studio franchise currently sweeping the nation and unlocking average people’s inner artist one happy hour at a time."
Painting With a Twist is a BLAST!
January 30, 2015 - "I just celebrated the best 42nd birthday that anyone has ever experienced EVER!"
Seniors enjoy Painting With a Twist in Farmington
January 29, 2015 - "At age 90, Sally Lepofsky did something recently for the very first time — painting."
What is Painting with a Twist?
January 29, 2015 - "What is Painting with a Twist you ask?" Find out here on this one minute clip that is to be run on Southwest Airlines during the month of March 2015!
Fun Times at Painting with a Twist
January 28, 2015 - "Guess what I did last night? PAINTED! My women’s networking group had a girl’s night out last night at Painting with a Twist."
The 6 Best Franchise Types For 2015 -- Unless The Industry Implodes
January 28, 2015 - "At the least, franchisors would need more insurance against mistakes their franchise owners might make. At worst, franchisors might need to much more closely monitor franchisee decisions, an idea loathed by franchisors and franchisees alike."
Review: Painting with a Twist
January 27, 2015 - "Fun art, not fine art — this the motto at Painting with a Twist in St. Petersburg."
Sip Wine and Paint a Masterpiece at This New Smith Street Studio
January 27, 2015 - "CARROLL GARDENS — A new paint-and-sip studio is giving Brooklyn a chance to show off its creative side and try an “alternative” date night, the owners said. "
What is Painting with a Twist?
January 27, 2015 - "What is Painting with a Twist you ask?" Find out here on this one minute clip that is to be run on Southwest Airlines during the month of March 2015!
10BEST Says
January 26, 2015 - "Romantic Things to Do: Unleash your inner artist at Painting with a Twist in Ponte Vedra as you and your date create a masterpiece all your own."
Painting with a Twist- Daytona Beach, FL
January 23, 2015 - "Looking for THE new night out? Tired of the same old dinner and a movie? "
SA Live
January 22, 2015 - Check out our very own Melissa Smiley, franchise partner of Painting with a Twist San Antonio - Artisan's Ally and Alon, on SA Live!
Wine, Paint, Instruction
January 21, 2015 - "TRAVERSE CITY — Mix paint, wine, social time. Stir with some instruction. End up a couple of hours later with something to hang on your wall, and perhaps a new friend."
Fun Art At Painting With a Twist In Fort Myers
January 19, 2015 - "Fun Art not Fine Art, that’s Painting With a Twist’s logo, a new paint and sip franchise now open in Fort Myers, Florida. This 5 year old franchise, now located in 25 states has had 2 million customers experience the fun times, so what are you waiting for?"
Fun Art At Painting With a Twist In Fort Myers
January 19, 2015 - "Fun Art not Fine Art, that’s Painting With a Twist’s logo, a new paint and sip franchise now open in Fort Myers, Florida. This 5 year old franchise, now located in 25 states has had 2 million customers experience the fun times, so what are you waiting for?"
Painting with a Twist on SA Live!
January 19, 2015 - Check out our very own Melissa Smiley, franchise partner, of Painting with a Twist San Antonio, TX - Artisian's Ally and Alon on SA Live!
PAINTING WITH A TWIST – WICKED MOON
January 17, 2015 - "I had no idea what to expect when my sis Mylissa sent the invite for us girls to go and Paint With A Twist."
Painting with a Twist Live!
January 16, 2015 - Check out our very own Melissa Smiley of Painting with a Twist-Artisan's Ally and Alon on SA Live!
Painting with a Twist comes to Traverse City
January 16, 2015 - Check out our very own David Leslie, franchise partner of Painting with a Twist Traverse City, MI, on 7&4 News!
Painting With A Twist Savannah Raises $800 to End Childhood Cancer in Our Lifetime
January 16, 2015 - Thank you to everyone who came out to Painting With a Twist Savannah last Sunday to paint for a purpose by giving back to CURE Childhood Cancer. Last year, Painting with a Twist donated more than $1 million to many charities of difference causes.
Consumers Flock to Leading Paint-and-Sip Franchise
January 14, 2015 - MANDEVILLE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Established as the country’s new night out, favorite weekday activity and preferred corporate outing, Painting with a Twist® marks 2014 not only as a year of record growth, but also a pivotal year showcasing consistent increases in same-store-sales attributed to the company’s more than 2 million loyal customers who return to paint time and time again.
Linda Cooper features Painting With A Twist on Shopping Is My Cardio
January 14, 2015 - Check out our very own Jim Holloway from Painting with a Twist Frisco, TX on Linda Cooper's Shopping is my Cardio!
PAINTING WITH A TWIST – FORT MYERS, FL
January 12, 2015 - My husband and I had a fabulous time trying our hand at Painting With a Twist at the Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, FL.
Painting with a Twist Named No. 1 in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500
January 12, 2015 - Painting with a Twist, the nation's largest paint-and-sip franchise, was recently ranked the No. 1 Paint & Sip Studio as part of the 2015 Entrepreneur magazine annual Franchise 500 edition. This marks the second year in a row Painting with a Twist has earned this honor.
Painting with a Twist Ranked No. 1 in Category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®
January 12, 2015 - MANDEVILLE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Painting with a Twist®, the nation’s largest paint-and-sip franchise, was recently ranked the No. 1 Paint & Sip Studio as part of the 2015 Entrepreneur magazine annual Franchise 500 edition. This marks the second year in a row Painting with a Twist has earned this honor.
Painting with a Twist Partners with Vitabath for a Bubble Bath Themed Weekend
January 07, 2015 - Making a splash for National Bubble Bath Day, Painting with a Twist®, America’s first and largest paint-and-sip franchise, is celebrating in style with luxury bath and body brand Vitabath® for a good clean weekend of bubble bath fun.
Painting with a Twist on WTOC Mid Morning Live
January 05, 2015 - Check out Painting with a Twist - Savannah, GA on WTOC.com Mid-Morning Live!
Painting with a Twist on WTOC Mid Morning Live
January 05, 2015 - Check out Painting with a Twist - Savannah, GA on WTOC.com Mid-Morning Live!
HomeFeaturesEntertainment East Texas venues create big plans for New Year
December 31, 2014 - "Some area organizations and businesses are offering some exciting and unique ways to ring in the New Year."
Painting with a Purpose
December 15, 2014 - "It's a great way to meet new people and create a work of art, but Sunday it was also about helping man's best friend. Painting With a Twist is an art and social studio that opened its Evansville location on Virginia Avenue last month."
Give the Gift of Painting with a Twist
December 15, 2014 - "FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- If you are still searching for a personal present for that special someone, Painting with a Twist could be your solution!"
Painting With A Purpose
December 11, 2014 - Check out our very own Kim Webb of Painting with a Twist - Germantown, TN on Local Memphis Live!
Moms offer up ideas for their holiday gift list
December 07, 2014 - "So long to blenders, slippers and perfume – this year's popular gifts for mom will most likely require no more than an envelope for wrapping."
Art studio with a twist
December 06, 2014 - "Whether you’re looking for a unique holiday gift for the creative person in your life or just need to de-stress from searching for those perfect gifts, Savannah entrepreneurs Jessica and Chris Hamel may have just the ticket."
Rockwall Chamber welcomes Painting with a Twist
December 06, 2014 - "The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Painting with Twist, Rockwall’s newest entertainment venue."
Birthday Week: Painting with a Twist
December 05, 2014 - "On Sunday, my Mom and I went to Painting with a Twist. If you have been reading my blog for a while you will remember when Emma took me there for a charity event. I raved about how fun it was, and convinced my Mom that we should go and paint a Christmas picture."
Painting with a Twist makes art a party
December 02, 2014 - "The stereotypical image of a somber artist painting in quiet isolation is nowhere to be found at Painting with a Twist. "
Paint, Drink and Be Merry!
December 01, 2014 - "Not every date night needs to involve a nice restaurant, a waiter and delicious food. Although those dates are wonderful! Think outside the dating box and head out to Painting with a Twist!"
New business offers painting with a twist
November 30, 2014 - "PANAMA CITY — Instead of fine art, new Panama City business “Painting with a Twist” is selling fun art."

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