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Girl Scouts Presents Idea for Reuse of Blacksburg Police Station | Local News

BLACKSBURG — The police department will move to a new home this year, an approximately 38,000 square foot facility that is being finished at the Old Town College site in downtown. And that begs the question: what will become of the current station building at 200 Clay Street? Blacksburg officials say no plan is set […]

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Historic preservation and the housing crisis: a “two birds, one stone” solution

In Santa Ana, a once-vacant mid-century office building now houses budding artists, a gallery, and additional public amenities, servicing the entire community surrounding it. The building dates from 1965 and was once occupied by the First Western Bank and has since been preserved and adapted into the Santa Ana Art Collective. What was once a […]

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What is yachting and why is it Hollywood’s big secret?

In her book, Ratajkowski also describes how, from the age of 19, she was invited to restaurants by a club promoter whose job, it seems, was to bring together attractive women for high-profile events. . “I had only spent a handful of nights in clubs, but I knew I didn’t particularly like it. I didn’t […]

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Lee County Dedicated COVID Aid to Technology and Social Services – Shaw Local

Lee County received its first half of American Rescue Plan Act money. But when the second installment arrives, it will total around $6.6 million. So far, the county has spent or appropriated $943,507. This includes $250,000 for social service organizations, nearly $200,000 for new election equipment, $157,000 for conference room technology upgrades, $120,000 in health […]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre

New Chainsaw Massacre – so close (in name only) to the 1974s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre that it feels like a taunt rather than a respectful nod – opens with a pulpy TV documentary detailing the events of the first film. Of course, superficially it matches the opening roll of the original, which presented the […]

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How Peacemaker and Scarlet Witch flipped the script on Superhero TV

Peacemaker and Scarlet Witch couldn’t be more different superheroes, but they were both perfect choices for trauma shows. Here’s why. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Wanda Vision and Peacemaker. Tales of trauma are an integral part of American literature, so their ubiquity in popular culture is hardly surprising. What is surprising, however, is the […]

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Teens With a Purpose transforms experiences as people of color into performance art in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — As we continue to honor Black History Month, some students are taking their experiences as teenagers of color in America and turning them into performance art. Teens With a Purpose will perform song, dance and poetry on Saturday at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk. They’ve got the lights, they’ve got the […]

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The Chinese night scene enters the mall

To receive the Vogue Business China Edit, register here. In China, luxury shopping malls are becoming unexpected nightlife destinations. Shanghai malls including K11, TX Huaihai and Bohui Plaza are opening nightclubs alongside luxury and fashion stores to lure visitors and attract a new wave of traffic after retailers close. This ushers in an era of […]

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The Simps’ ‘Tesla’ Video Is A Cheerful Ride Down memory lane

Your songs and videos are full of cultural references, but you don’t just make meme music. When you were making this album and the accompanying visuals, did you have any conversations about finding a balance between hyper-referentiality and original substance? zzzahara: I think our videos are very 90s and a mixture of material that we […]

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Most don’t see enough black influence and representation in US business, politics, police – CBS News Poll

When it comes to black influence and representation in the United States, most agree that there is still room for improvement. Americans generally do not believe that black Americans are sufficiently represented in various fields, including in American business, politics and law enforcement. These ideas divide along racial and party lines. Large majorities of black […]

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Student Pet Paintings Encourage Animal Adoption in Connecticut

Kris Wetmore, visual arts teacher at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School, was inspired by a project to find homes for cats and dogs. NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Have you ever looked at your dog or cat and felt like they were looking straight into your soul? A group of art students from a magnet […]

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Magic Chef Gallery takes refrigerator art to the next level

The San Francisco gallery mounted its first exhibition in September 2021 with three oil pastels on paper by the Brooklyn artist Emily Olsen. Each show lasts two to three weeks, with the exhibition calendar organized into six “seasons”. Magic Chef is the latest – and perhaps the cutest – in a long line of alternative […]

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What is the Art Renewal Center?

In the early 1970s, the great melodramatic artistic debates of the 20th century were running out of steam: abstraction versus representation, competence versus theory, popular versus elite. But for New Jersey-based food maker, art collector and millionaire Fred Ross, the debates never ended. It represents a crossroads in the history of art, far from the […]

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Potpourri of art, artists in the city

Delhi’s art scene is once again accelerating, and the ongoing Awadh Art Festival is adding momentum to the same. Composed of a mixture of artistic approaches and different mediums, this collective exhibition, in its fourth edition, presents 172 works by 86 artists. Among the lesser known and more seasoned artists, marauding the pandemic, we can […]

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The Tiger and the Buffalo: On the Metaverse | Arts

In one of Meta first video ads After switching brands from Facebook, four people in an art gallery fixate on a painting of a tiger killing a buffalo. The bison is under control: bonnets on the grass, he bows in deference to his predator. The tiger’s narrow pupils move to look at its viewers. In […]

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Student-created app lets users connect over shared Korean pop culture interests

Second student Louis Chung and senior Wenxuan Chen launched Kfans to create an interactive platform for Korean pop culture fans. Two Penn students created Kfans, an app that aims to foster connections among Korean pop culture fans. College sophomore Louis Chung, one of the co-founders, said the purpose of the app is to allow users […]

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Alabama Clay Conference takes control of Columbiana – Shelby County Reporter

By SASHA JOHNS | Community columnist COLOMBIAN – Clay artists from across the Southeast converged on Columbiana at the Shelby County Arts Council Feb. 17-19 for the 37th Annual Alabama Clay Conference. The sold-out conference was organized by the Alabama Visual Artist Network (ALVAN), a nonprofit organization that focuses on “the appreciation of the visual […]

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Visionary artist Dan Graham, known for his glass pavilions and astrological prowess, has died aged 79

Famous American artist Dan Graham has passed away. His galleries have confirmed that he died on Saturday February 19 at the age of 79 in New York City – the cause of death has not been announced. He is survived by his wife, the artist Mieko Meguro. A true multidisciplinary, Graham has worked across sculpture, […]

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A TASTING OF CHARLES TURNER to play at the Bridge Street Theater

Concluding an artist residency sponsored by Works & Process LaunchPAD’s “Process as Destination” initiative, Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter Charles Turner, pianist/composer Sean Mason, and playwright Marcus Scott, return to Catskill’s Bridge Street Theater on Sunday afternoon, February 27 at 2:00 p.m., for a “tasting” of songs and selections from an exciting new musical theater piece […]

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Launch of the first NFT art forum in Saudi Arabia

Sotheby’s and the Visual Arts Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture have announced a new digital arts forum in the kingdom as part of the ongoing public program for the Diriyah Biennale. The conference, dubbed the Digital Art Forum, which is a first of its kind for the kingdom, will be held from February […]

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8 techniques a beginner should try

Published on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:13 a.m. Join 100,000 AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© Drobot Dean – stock.adobe.com) Acrylic paint is an artistic medium with the greatest number […]

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How the Arrowverse Changed the Game in LGBTQ+ Representation on TV

When Arrow first created in 2012, no one could have predicted that it would lead to the creation of an entire superhero media franchise, including several different TV shows, and revolutionize the way shared universes are portrayed on the small screen. However, one of its most valuable but perhaps underrated contributions to popular culture is […]

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FSVAA is looking for student artists for High School Art Show – The Vacaville Reporter

Whether taking introductory or advanced art courses, high school students have likely created at least one piece of which they are very proud. Again, they will have a place to showcase their work. The Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association (FSVAA) invites all Solano County high school students to submit their work to the Downtown Solano […]

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Fun, Free, Cheap: What to Do in San Francisco This Week

By Johnny Funcheap Special for examiner The Cliff House Moving Image Gallery After the 157-year-old Cliff House closed in 2020, the historic restaurant’s gift shop was transformed into a pop-up museum featuring vintage photographs, memorabilia and artifacts telling the story of the building and its surroundings. Now the story continues after the museum closes for […]

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Eternally confused and hungry for love, it’s about navigating through the complexities of love

Finding love is not always easy. And it certainly doesn’t get any easier when your “love guru” is a witch doll. Ray, a confused young adult, tries to navigate the complexities of love and the daunting world of romance in a postmodern world in the trailer for Eternally confused and hungry for love. Vihaan Samat, […]

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Granderson: The twisted career path that leads from NFL coverage to denial of systemic racism

Recently retired NFL reporter Michele Tafoya tuned in to Tucker Carlson’s show this week to explain why she felt compelled to quit her high-profile job in sports media and get involved in politics . To promote her appearance, Fox News posted this quote from Tafoya on social media: “It breaks my heart that my kids […]

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Wolf Administration emphasizes career and technical education at Dauphin County Technical School

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Dr. Noe Ortega visited Dauphin County Technical School today to highlight the importance of vocational and technical education and celebrate CTE Month with administrators, teachers and students. “Through Career and Tech Centres, students can work with industry professionals in their schools and communities, network and make connections […]

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IN FULL FLOWER – Naples Florida Weekly

“WE ALWAYS SAY THE Hidden Community of NAPLES,” says Valerie Blauvelt, Painter and District Marketing President. “We’re just looking like a gem.” across the neighborhood, a shopping district north of Pine Ridge Road and west of Airport-Pulling in North Naples, the gem may at first glance seem a bit raw. The gritty business district is […]

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If these pink walls could talk. . .

The film begins with a puzzled man (Kentucker Audley, who co-directed and co-wrote the screenplay, with Albert Birney) in a room where everything is pink Pepto Bismol. Another man (Linas Phillips) enters, carrying a bucket of fried chicken to go. What exactly is going on here? This question will come up with some frequency. So […]

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Robert Shields joins the Hart of Arizona Art Gallery in Old Town Cottonwood

Robert Shields (courtesy photo) World-renowned artist and actor Robert Shields, a resident of Clarkdale, recently joined the Hart of Arizona Art Gallery in Old Town Cottonwood. Gallery owner Viki Norris will host a meet and greet with Shields and other local artists at the gallery on Friday, February 18 from 4-6 p.m. While Shields emerged […]

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The Lorain Public Library launches the Maker-In-Residence initiative

Thanks in part to a grant from the Nord Family Foundation, the Lorain Public Library System is launching a Maker-in-Residence program in March, according to a press release. Two residencies will take place simultaneously, each in the branch of the Lorain Public Library System best suited to the artist or creator, according to the press […]

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Wiregrass Gallery Hosts Fundraiser for Black History Museum

February was a busy month at the Wiregrass Gallery, 130 East Jackson St., Thomasville, Georgia. Featured Member Artist: Fran Buie Fran believes that art is a universal language and expression that can bring people from different backgrounds and life experiences together into a common community. She has exhibited her work at Tallahassee Downtown Market, Gadsden […]

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Eye-catching portraits and photos of the week

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Two-hour documentary film celebrates Lemmings 30th anniversary • Eurogamer.net

A documentary celebrating Lemmings 30th anniversary has been released on YouTube. Lemmings: can you dig it? explores the legacy of the game with its original creators and its impact on Scottish and British gaming culture. Lemmings was first released on the Commodore Amiga in 1991 and has since become iconic. The original game was developed […]

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Michigan Governor Awards Grant to Interlochen Center for the Arts | News

With the emergence of COVID-19, the arts, museums and theaters have been deeply affected, forcing many professionals to put the arts on hold, leaving very little revenue for many arts and cultural organizations. Now that society is adjusting to the pandemic, the lights are on again for the arts. On January 28, Governor Gretchen Whitmer […]

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Carmen Herrera, Cuban-born artist who rose to prominence at 89, dies at 106

At 94, Ms Herrera, Giacometti slim, with wire-rimmed glasses and shoulder-length bone-white hair, was housebound, a royal woman in a wheelchair, suffering from arthritis, but still painting. How had she persevered after decades of being unknown? “I do it because I have to; it’s a compulsion that also gives me pleasure,” she told The Times […]

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Liberals back protest against hijab restrictions

Malala has transformed from a brave young woman advocating for women’s education and fighting murderous jihadists to a publicity-hungry liberal who feels no shame in supporting the cause of religious fundamentalists. The full bench of the Karnataka High Court has done well to calm nerves over the contentious hijab issue. But the issue will continue […]

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Awkwafina’s ‘Blaccent’ apology makes Tiffany Cross and her MSNBC guests cringe

MSNBC’s “Cross Connection” host Tiffany Cross and guests on the Saturday morning show didn’t exactly agree with Awkwafina’s recent apology for criticism of her use of a so- saying “blaccent”. “You can’t write a multi-page apology without even apologizing. You “like” replies to tweets that were written by non-black people, by white people telling him […]

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Fashion and fine art come together for Tanya Taylor Fall 2022

Photo: Matthew Kristall/Courtesy Tanya Taylor Tanya Taylor frequently cites visual artists as inspirations and references in her work. (Just last season, she collaborated with Ammon Rost on the backdrop of his New York Fashion Week presentation, which featured some of his paintings as well as miscellaneous from his studio dotted around Dumbo’s Smack Mellon Arts […]

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One in five Canadian truck drivers is South Asian. Their needs were ignored.

On January 29, hundreds of truckers from across Canada came to Ottawa to protest the government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, despite the fact that almost 90% of truckers in Canada are already vaccinated. Protests have spread to blockades on busy roads between the United States and Canada, disrupting automakers’ supply chains. Although they represent at least […]

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Clay-Chalkville Grade 10 Student Wins Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest

By Hannah Curran, Editor-in-Chief CLAY – A Grade 10 student from Clay-Chalkville High School (CCHS) has won the high school division’s Youth Art Month flag design contest. Akyra Tuck’s winning entry “Colorful World”. Akyra Tuck was one of four winners of the Youth Art Month flag design contest. The deadline to submit works was December […]

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Jordan Peterson’s speech at the Tobin Center in San Antonio was short on controversy, long on subtext | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore Jordan Peterson comes alive during a speech in 2018. After attending clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson’s controversial lecture at the Tobin Center on Thursday night, and in keeping with the recent spirit of public mea culpas, I […]

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Italian museums are selling digital copies of masterpieces by Leonardo, Caravaggio and Modigliani

An upcoming exhibition in London will see four Italian museums selling digital facsimiles of masterpieces from their collections, like Raphael’s Madonna of the Goldfinch and Leonardo’s Portrait of a musician and The Scapigliata. The company will raise funds to support the preservation of the original works, while trying to increase public access to them. Eternalize […]

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John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. His […]

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Killer return: The big star’s Hollywood thriller is back

The success of ‘Knives Out’ and ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ led to a resurgence of the relentless murder mystery By Guy Lodge / The Guardian Surprise isn’t much of a factor in Death on the Nile, Kenneth Branagh’s flashy and brilliant second adaptation of an Agatha Christie chestnut. As with its predecessor, 2017 is […]

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​Visual arts creatively convey the Olympic spirit

“The greatest value of visual arts is the same as the Olympics,” said Chinese sculptor Zhi Min. His ceramic sculpture named “Zhou” which means “boat” in Chinese was selected as one of the top 10 works of public art in a solicitation campaign launched for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Chinese sculptor Zhi Min speaks […]

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3 Walking Routes to Tokyo’s Top Sights – Lonely Planet

Tokyo is rightly proud of its world-class public transportation system. But this amazing city also rewards slowing down and exploring its highlights on foot. Here’s how to do just that, connecting several Tokyo landmarks on wonderfully curated walks that showcase different parts of the city, from some of the most iconic outdoor and spacious attractions, […]

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Inventing Anna review: ‘Fake heiress’ drama is a hit

But hang in there, because halfway through it hits its stride, finding both focus and heart, with a few episodes that do well to immerse us more fully in the experiences of two of America’s friendliest seagulls. Anna: a hanged dog lawyer convinced to help him with his business plans (played by ER Anthony Edwards, […]

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‘The Challenge’ turns out to be reality TV’s crown jewel – The Quinnipiac Chronicle

‘TheChallenge:All Stars 2’ is the most recent season and features franchise veterans. Screenshot from Instagram / @ChallengeMTV Among most Gen Zers, the most common association with MTV’s television channel is an abundant amount of “ridiculousness” or the latest mystery “Catfish.” But for me, MTV’s fame dates back to the early days of reality TV, back […]

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Popstar Ne-Yo Goes Into NFTs With LUM Partnership: “It’s The Future”

Grammy Award-winning artist Ne-Yo and Max Fergus, CEO of LUM, share details of their partnership and contribution to the NFT market. NFTs, also known as non-fungible tokens, have been misunderstood by the public for their intangible nature, but singer-songwriter Ne-Yo jumps right into the hype. On Tuesday’s “The Claman Countdown,” Ne-Yo showcased their partnership with […]

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Where will the Welsh Government’s £8billion green budget go for travel, homes and the economy

The Welsh government is pushing through a budget with a planned investment of £8.1billion to tackle the climate emergency. Finance Minister Rebecca Evans said this was the ‘overarching ambition’ of Wales’ new infrastructure investment strategy for the next three years. Business Live looked at where this investment will go to support the economy and the […]

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Book Review: ‘Pure Colour’, by Sheila Heti

PURE COLORBy Sheila Heti216 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $26. Sheila Heti’s new novel “Pure Colour” is about a young woman who turns into a leaf. “Unrequited love is a bore,” sang Billie Holiday. So it turns out it’s photosynthesis. The name of the young woman is Mira. Her transformation is disorienting, for us if […]

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“Why is India afraid of a caste census?” : responses from a conference

New Delhi: In September 2021, the The unity government excluded a Socio-economic census of castes (SECC), saying it was impractical, “administratively difficult and cumbersome”. This was in response to a written petition from the government of Maharashtra asking the Union government to collect data on the Backward Citizen Class (BCC) of rural India in the […]

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The Smithsonian curator has roots in Ohio

One of his most striking works of art is a portrait of Breonna Taylor, the black medical worker who was fatally shot in her apartment by Louisville police officers in 2020. The portrait, which features Taylor in a flowing blue dress, was painted by renowned artist Amy Sherald, who also painted the official portrait of […]

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What I learned during my 15 years as a gallery owner

In many ways born in Germany Dominik Mersch is an unlikely gallery owner. He explains: “I am an engineer. I have a doctorate in biomechanics and I created the artificial hip, I created hip prostheses. Mersch is not averse to career change. Previously, he was a management consultant for nearly a decade in Europe and […]

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Alone in Kyoto: Pico Iyer on a winter without tourists

Earlier this winter, I went on a warm evening to Chion-in, the extremely closed and forbidden temple along the eastern hills of Kyoto. One of the most famous Buddhist sites in all of Japan, it’s where crowds gather to hear a giant bronze bell struck 108 times on New Year’s Eve, purging the illusions of […]

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Arlo rejected from the Muppets for being a gamer

REDDING, Calif. — Following the discovery of his long series of videos on various niche gaming topics, the Muppets announced that YouTube personality Arlo was no longer being considered to join their troupe due to him being a gamer. “Well, my friends, I can’t say that this decision is one I agree with,” Arlo said […]

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The Smithsonian curator has roots in the Dayton area

Luckily for us, the museum’s acting chief curator of visual arts has local connections. Tulzia Fleming graduated in 1990 from Yellow Springs High School whose first full-time job was at the Dayton Art Institute as Associate Curator of American Art. At DAI, she curated two of our museum’s popular exhibits: “Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Glass” and […]

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Here are 15 black architects you should know about – DIRT

If you were asked to name the greatest American architects, who would you choose? People like Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra and Philip Johnson usually come to mind. However, alongside these men were many black architects who also pioneered the design world alongside their white colleagues while simultaneously facing major social barriers – never achieving […]

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The Andy Warhol exhibition opens in Fresno this weekend | Entertainment

Opening Saturday, February 5, 2022, the Fresno Art Museum will host Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop, Works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition will remain open until June 26, 2022. Featuring 94 works of art spanning forty years of photographic screen printing, the exhibition includes portfolios and individual prints by Warhol, […]

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Contemporary Traditions in Horacio Rodriguez’s Salt Series Exhibit – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Avery Greig “El Camino del Diablo, the Devil’s Highway: Yuma 14” by Horacio Rodriguez (2022). (Photo by Avery Greig | The Daily Utah Chronicle) the Art Museum of Utah last salt episode of the series presents the artist Horace Rodriguezwhose work invites viewers to examine the identity of borders and the overlapping contexts of ancient […]

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In this Duluth family, everyone is part of the art – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — Artist David K. Austin has a unique setup for his new Lakeside-Lester Park neighborhood studio. In his heated garage, he displays the typical artist’s supplies one would expect: paints, brushes and finished paintings. But something that sets his studio apart on some days is the 4-year-old boy chipping away at a block of […]

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Tennessee Book Burning targets titles such as Harry Potter, Twilight

A Tennessee pastor is hosting a book burning for his congregation, targeting titles like Harry Potter and Twilight to promote “witchcraft”. Book fires in Tennessee target children’s literature titles like Harry Potter and dusk. Far-right pastor and conspiracy theorist Greg Locke held a book burning for his congregation in Mt. Juliet, TN. As reported by […]

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Opening of the “Just Shoes” exhibition at the Flinn Gallery

What is it about the shoe that captures the imagination so much? Dorothy’s ruby ​​red slippers carried her down the yellow brick road. Cinderella’s glass slipper reunited her with her Prince Charming. Carrie Bradshaw’s red-soled stilettos opened up a life of urban glamor and sophistication. Shoes also have an important meaning in everyday life. They […]

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Colby College acquires islands that inspired Andrew and Betsy Wyeth

Nestled in the Atlantic Ocean, five miles off the coast of quaint Port Clyde, Maine, lie two rugged islands with stories to tell. Allen and Benner, as they are called, witnessed a succession of inhabitants over the centuries, from Abenakis and English settlers to lobster fishermen. And then came Betsy and Andrew Wyeth – residents […]

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These are the best Wes Craven movies, ranked

Beginning his career in the pornography industry (which seems oddly appropriate), the late director Wes Craven would go on to a gradual and consistent string of successes in commercial cinema. With the first low-budget indie pictures that focused on vile creatures preying on innocent suburbanites, Craven had been making chilling classics since the early 70s. […]

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How many children does David Arquette have? The ‘Scream’ star used the Ghostface mask on them

David Arquette has been a mainstay of popular culture since the early ’90s. Although the actor has appeared in every genre, from comedy to drama, he’s probably best known for portraying Dewey Riley in the slasher movie franchise. . Scream. The 50-year-old once again took Dewey’s place for the all-new Scream movie. While promoting the […]

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10TH ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND SHOWCASE RETURNS TO STEELSTACKS CAMPUS | The Valley Register

ArtsQuest will host this competition in February with 21 local and regional groups BETHLEHEM, Pa.— ArtsQuest is proud to announce the return of the 10and Annual SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC with broadcast partner Service Electric. ArtsQuest, in partnership with the University of Moravia, will […]

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Northern Iowa University School of Art Shows Its Creative Side in Gallery Exhibit | Local News

CEDAR FALLS – A collection of blockhead puppets hang from the ceiling on strings in a corner of the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art. At first glance, it can be difficult to separate one puppet from another in UNI art professor Jeff Rufus Byrd’s “Meeting.” Each puppet is wooden and wears a “suit”, […]

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Thanks, Bell Hooks – The Strand

With her iconic name deliberately spelled in lowercase letters, it’s sometimes easy to gloss over the bell hooks and her nickname. Nevertheless, the woman, her prose and her presence in academia are far too important to ignore. Born Gloria Jean Watkins on September 25, 1952, Bell Hooks was a bonafide black feminist author, teacher, poet, […]

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Parents: Please Urge Lancaster County School Boards to Resist Efforts to Ban Books [editorial] | Our opinion

THE PROBLEM Art Spiegelman is set to be part of Millersville University’s Spring 2022 Lecture on the Holocaust and Genocide. Like NL | LancasterOnline’s Mike Andrelczyk reported that Spiegelman will deliver the keynote on April 28 at the Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center in Millersville. The American cartoonist is best known for his postmodern […]

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Millersville University to Celebrate Black History Month with Visual and Performing Arts

Throughout February, the university will host both art exhibits and stage performances celebrating the contributions and heritage of Black Americans. MILLERSVILLE, Pennsylvania – Millersville University will honor Black History Month through the Arts, announcing a host of visual and performance art events celebrating the contributions and heritage of Black and African Americans . Throughout February, […]

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Imagery Becomes Texture: The Latest from Corners Gallery | Art

ITHACA, NY – Founded in San Francisco in 1962 and based in New York since 1967, Artforum magazine has long been a fixture in contemporary – specifically, so-called “contemporary” – art. Known for its distinctive 10½ x 10½ inch footprint and bright, often garish visual content, the post was both widely read and widely mocked. […]