Visual arts

The east bank of Bossier City is recognized by a special certification

Bossier Arts Council on Barksdale Boulevard. As of October 1, 2021, the East Rim District of Bossier City has been certified as a cultural district by the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism. So what does this certification mean for one of the East Rim’s long-standing establishments, the Bossier Arts Council (BAC)? Simply put, […]


Kevin Janison leaves News 3

Kevin Janison’s final predictions on KSNV Channel 3 were his. The famous and veteran meteorologist told his audience after Thursday’s 5 p.m. TV show that he was leaving the station. Janison may well quit broadcast journalism altogether. “It was an absolutely great and amazing trip,” Janison said on air, with her weather map in the […]

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Year in review: a turning point for the arts in Aspen

Paperless tickets and vaccination cards are verified when attendees enter the Aspen Art Museum for the Monty Alexander Trio Rooftop Show at the JAS June Experience in downtown Aspen on Friday, June 25, 2021 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Pianist Matthew Whitaker performs in an Aspen Music Festival and School Recital to open the […]


16 new musicians and groups to know in 2022

2021 may not have been the triumphant rebound in music we all hoped for when concerts and festivals were halted due to last year’s roller coaster, but despite unfavorable circumstances, performers continued to innovate. Some of the best tracks of the year have come from little-known newcomers like Daine and Gayle, while talents like Mia […]

Popular culture

“Matrix Resurrections” Tries To Justify Repeating The Past – Times-Standard

“The Matrix Resurrections” knows there shouldn’t be. Better said, director and co-writer Lana Wachowski – half the sibling duo behind the hugely influential and mind-boggling 1999 sci-fi action piece ‘The Matrix’, along with its two mind-boggling sequels – seems to be the one. knowing the fourth movie shouldn’t be a thing. A Warner Bros. Pictures […]


I see green |

I don’t know why, but it hasn’t struck me how long it’s been since the original Matrix trilogy until I’m already watching the fourth, released last week and again directed by Lana Wachowski (Lilly Wachowski remained a co-writer). Because Matrix revolutions released in November 2003, the Wachowskis turned down annual offers from Warner Brothers to […]

Visual arts

First Night Morris at 30: three platforms, a pandemic

Think your life is complicated? Try to coordinate a New Years Eve extravaganza with over 50 performances at 13 in-person venues, many livestreams, plus live and on-demand screenings of more than 40 films… while a pandemic regains its strength, hour by hour, like an angry cyclone. “Every year has its challenges,” said Morris first night […]


How Irish lesbian writing has developed over the centuries

Why do we still write books about Irish lesbians in the 21st century? Since the second wave of feminism in the 1960s, the decriminalization of homosexual acts in Northern Ireland in 1982 and in the Republic in 1993, the establishment of civil partnership in 2011, which was then replaced by same-sex marriage in 2015, has […]

Popular culture

How the first “viral” media sparked a peasant uprising in Germany

The Protestant Reformation was a period of religious and political upheaval caused by corruption in the Roman Catholic Church. With the dissolution of medieval feudalism in the early 16th century, newly proletarianized workers and peasants experienced many of the same inequalities. In the German-speaking regions of central Europe, former serfs flocked to booming cities while […]

Visual arts

2021 a remarkable year for Iona College

“Iona is a growing school, and I think the momentum will continue to build,” said President Seamus Carey, Ph.D. Tweet this “Despite the headwinds facing higher education, 2021 has been a remarkable year for Iona College“said Carey.”Iona is a growing school, and I believe the momentum will continue to build as many of our plans […]