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Studio hosts painting fundraiser in remembrance of Hurricane Katrina
August 26, 2015 - "As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, Painting with a Twist in Grapevine will participate in a national fundraising event on Saturday through the company’s charitable arm, Painting with a Purpose."
These Katrina survivors craft new life in Texas
August 26, 2015 - "Painting With a Twist studios in Kingwood and The Woodlands recently commemorated the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a storm that radically changed the lives of the franchises' owners."
Louisiana-based paint-and-sip holds fundraiser for Katrina 10-year-anniversary
August 25, 2015 - "Popular paint-and-sip venture Painting With a Twist will hold a fundraiser in Baton Rouge to raise money for charter schools in honor of Hurricane Katrina’s 10-year-anniversary."
Skippack Painting With a Twist owner gives back to New Orleans, her hometown
August 20, 2015 - "Jennifer Elwell brought a little piece of her native New Orleans to Skippack when she opened the first Painting With a Twist franchise in the Northeast region three years ago."
Meghan & Natalie-Painting With A Twist
August 18, 2015 - "Watch as our Fox 45 News Anchors, Meghan and Natalie have a fun time at Painting with a Twist"
Field Notes: Tap Into Your Inner Picasso at These Paint Parties Around Honolulu
Painting with a Twist: A little paint, a little wine, and a whole lot of fun!
August 18, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist’ is the perfect place for a great night out with friends or to host your next party! Owners & Operators Cynthia Fujieki and Megan O’Donnell joins us with details."
Waco News Brief - Paint with a Purpose
August 17, 2015 - "The Waco Police Department and the Family Abuse Center are sponsoring a Painting with a Purpose fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 at Painting with a Twist"
Paint and Sip Studio
August 15, 2015 - "Paint and Sip Studio is a concept where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist in a fun atmosphere."
Adults do 'Painting with a twist'
August 10, 2015 - "It's not your average art class. Painting with a Twist in Kakaako turns social drinking into a class act event."
Painting with a Twist on Local Lifestyles
August 07, 2015 - "A little bit of paint. A little bit of wine. A whole lot of fun!"
Little Rock entrepreneur brings ‘Painting With a Twist’ to Fort Smith
August 06, 2015 - "A new business in Fort Smith’s Pavilion shopping center is bringing opportunities for entertainment, as well as helping local charities raise money that will stay in the community."
‘Painting with a Twist’ poised to open in Washington Twp.
August 05, 2015 - "The new business at 8010 McEwen Road near Whole Foods Market will provide a “place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist,” according to a company release."
Painting with a Twist opening first Hawaii location on Aug. 8
July 31, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist — imagine an instructor-led art class with friends, plus wine or beer — is opening its first Hawaii location in the Honolulu's Kakaako neighborhood on Aug. 8, the local franchisee told PBN."
Schools foundation hosting painting fundraiser
July 29, 2015 - "The Clarence Schools Enrichment Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing enrichment to students, announced today it will hold a fundraising event called “Painting with a Purpose” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at Painting with a Twist, 6363 Transit Road."
“Painting with a Twist” opens in Downtown Knoxville
July 24, 2015 - "There’s a new business in Downtown Knoxville. Painting with a Twist located on 121 South Gay Street opened on Thursday evening with an open house and painting class for invitees."
Katrina 10th anniversary: how 'Painting with a Twist' helped a community heal
July 18, 2015 - "Even if you got a D in 8th grade art, or consider yourself the least creative person in your family, you'll find that the nationally franchised, Louisiana-based Painting with a Twist has something for you."
Painting enthusiasts came out to support local graduate students
July 17, 2015 - "Friday night at Painting with a Twist alumni and supporters of Troy University came out to a fundraiser that will help students pay for school. Nearly 50 people came out to learn how to paint or at least try to follow along creating their own masterpiece."
You can do it: Learn stuff, don't buy stuff
July 17, 2015 - "It's nice to get things sometimes (for instance, I'd really like a decent pancake griddle because my flapjack game is a laughing-hot mess). But in general, experiences are much more memorable, don't you think?"
A closer look at Business Woman of the Year finalists in the Health & Wellness, Nonprofit and Hospitality categories
July 08, 2015 - "Some of Tampa Bay's most successful businesswomen have been chosen among Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2015 BusinessWoman of the Year finalists. Today, we're publishing the finalists in the Health & Wellness and Nonprofit categories as well as a new category this year: Hospitality."
Painting with a Twist opens in Fort Smith, AR
July 06, 2015 - "Seth McCurry, a 26-year-old entrepreneur with Painting with a Twist art studios in North Little Rock and Little Rock, has opened a location in Fort Smith."
Letting the inner artist out at Painting With a Twist
July 01, 2015 - "At Painting With a Twist, anyone can be an artist without even knowing it. For an affordable cost at the door, customers have the opportunity to pick up a brush, whether it be for the first time or for more painting practice."
Painting with a twist, and sweaty palms
June 29, 2015 - "You would think after plunging down a four-story drop and having softballs whip past your head that a painting class wouldn’t inspire much fear. But you would be wrong."
Mom-Jeans Painting Class
June 24, 2015 - "If you’ve never been to or seen one, Painting with a Twist is the largest brand in the burgeoning “paint and sip” industry, offering painting classes paired with a BYOB policy in more than 200 locations across the country."
Leading paint-and-sip concept opens in Greece
June 23, 2015 - "Painting with a Twist, a place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist, recently opened a new location in Greece on Thursday, June 11, at 1586 Ridge Rd. W. in Rochester."
Paint-and-sip businesses opens Monday, June 29
June 23, 2015 - "Painting and wine have long gone together. It’s arguable that many of the world’s great art works (not to mention literature) would not exist without the nudge of the grape."
New business will offer artistic opportunities for the Big Country
June 22, 2015 - "ABILENE, Texas - Wannabe artists or anyone looking for an unusual party, the owner of Painting with a Twist wants to meet you."
Painting event raising funds for ‘Dogs on Deployment’
June 20, 2015 - "Painting and pets might seem like an unlikely pair, but this Tuesday Painting with a Twist will host an event to help pets in need of a home away from home."
Home for the Summer
June 18, 2015 - "There seems to be a universal notion amongst all kids that there is no lamer species on the planet than one’s own parents. For some reason, parents are the last people kids want to hang out with, especially in the summer when there is no school but plenty of free time."
Dive into Baton Rouge's art scene!
June 17, 2015 - "Aspiring sculptor? Art enthusiast? The next Picasso? Whichever you are, Baton Rouge has an art scene to satisfy everyone. "
8 Franchises You Can Own For Less Than $100,000
June 17, 2015 - "Franchising has long been a popular choice for entrepreneurs who want the freedom to run their own businesses within the context of established companies."
8 Recent Changes to Smith Street's Food and Drink Scene
June 09, 2015 - "The neighborhood's new paint-and-sip studio at 228 Smith St. should hopefully open in the next six weeks after delays pushed its planned spring debut, co-owner Suzette Riley told DNAinfo New York Tuesday."
Painting and partying
June 05, 2015 - "It's one of the hottest social trends right now: crafting while sipping wine. Now a franchise store featuring painting while sipping is set to open."
Painting With A Twist: Fun Art, Not Fine Art
June 05, 2015 - "Brett & I attended a PWAT’s Van Gogh’s Olive Tree class last Saturday night from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The thing about this place is you can bring wine and snacks!"
Introducing Painting With A Twist's Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney
June 04, 2015 - "In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Mandeville, La. residents Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney found themselves seeking work with more meaning – something new and inspiring that would also give them a platform to give a little something back."
June 02, 2015 - "Showcase your inner Picasso in just two hours at Painting with a Twist, where you can leave your date night with a masterpiece of your own."
Painting with a Twist
May 27, 2015 - "FOX 25's Mitch English spent the morning at Painting with a Twist."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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!
February 28, 2015 - "I took my first class at Painting With A Twist in October 2011. Since then, I have attended 19 classes!"

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