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Original works are coming to the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion this fall

The Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion will host the traveling exhibition “Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts” this fall. The exhibition features more than 70 original works by more than 50 of the country’s most famous artists. Included are works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Chuck Close, Willem De Kooning, Jasper Johns, […]

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Art Briefs – The Provincetown Independent

Show for 12 people at the AMP Jay Critchley’s multimedia work, Baby Boomers. (Photo courtesy of AMP Gallery) Works by Barbara E. Cohen and Jay Critchley currently occupy the same wall at the Art Market Provincetown (432 Commercial St.). Cohen’s four paintings of a three-dimensional cube emerging from a one-dimensional background have a Pop Art […]

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How NFT Blue Chips plans to take on Disney

NFT.NYC attendees joined in celebrating the emergence of their emerging community despite the market downturn. (Ann-Sophie Fjello-Jensen/AP Images for Samsung Electronics America) ASSOCIATED PRESS What happened Taking place the week of June 20, NFT NYC 2022 was the largest NFT conference to date, with over 15,000 attendees heading to New York to participate in panel […]

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Sam Gilliam, a painter revered for his colorful draped canvases, has died aged 88

Sam Gilliam, an abstractionist known primarily for his Drape paintings — unstretched canvases hung from ceilings and pinned to walls — as well as being the first black artist to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale, has died. Gilliam died on June 25, aged 88. The cause of death was kidney failure. His […]

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New Director of UCSD’s Stuart Collection Aims for His Art to ‘Build Deep Connections’ with the Community

As you wander around the UC San Diego campus in La Jolla, you might come across more than 20 works of art infused into the landscape. These works, commissioned as part of the renowned Stuart Collection, have a new head – curator, writer and artistic project manager Jessica Berlanga Taylor. As Director of the Stuart […]

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The love of the French for comics is displayed on the walls of Angoulême

Angoulême is famous above all for its International Comics Festival (FIBD), a celebration of the art of comics that draws thousands of visitors to the city each January. Artists and fans flock to Angoulême from all over the world, but the art form they come to admire is particularly popular with the French. Worldwide recognition […]

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8 Best Shrek Movies And Specials Ranked, According To Reddit

It’s not often that an animated children’s film retains such a strong legacy among its aging audiences, nor is there one that has infiltrated popular culture like Shrek. The 2001 DreamWorks film won an Academy Award for Best Picture and even made it onto the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry in 2020. RELATED: How […]

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Does creativity increase with age or does it decrease? A closer look – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Q. Could you please settle a slight disagreement between my husband and me? Our five-year-old granddaughter came home with beautiful drawings. My husband was so impressed and suggested that the youth was on his side, implying that older people usually lose some of their creativity. I strongly disagree and believe that aging is an advantage. […]

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The Gumboot exhibition redefines the graphic language

Andrea Pratt’s Spiral Notebook is open to the public at the Gumboot Café in Roberts Creek until June 30. Select works are displayed on her website at www.andreapratt.com and on Instagram at @andreaprattart. Works by Langdale painter Andrea Pratt that encompass iconographic representations of spirituality and ecology are featured at the Gumboot Café in Roberts […]

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Anime Expo returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center – NBC Los Angeles

From July 1 to 4, 2022 Los Angeles Convention Center at DTLA One-day admission $80 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), one-day admission $50 (Monday) There’s a reason anime fans love the remarkable cosplay-tacular that comes to downtown Los Angeles every July: Anime Expo is known as the “largest Japanese pop culture event in North America.” That […]

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FBI seizes dozens of disputed Basquiat works from Florida museum

The FBI raided a Florida art museum on Friday and seized more than twenty paintings attributed to the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat following questions about their authenticity. Orlando Art Museum spokeswoman Emilia Bourmas-Fry said in a statement that they were complying with an FBI warrant for access to the ‘Heroes and Monsters’ exhibit, which is now […]

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San Francisco’s Forgotten Vanguard Apartment

The most famous event in San Francisco’s avant-garde literary history was Allen Ginsberg’s reading of “Howl” at the Six Gallery at 3119 Fillmore St. on October 7, 1955. This frenetic reading, the later publication by Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s City Lights ‘Howl and Other Poems’ books and subsequent arrests and obscenity trial launched Ginsberg’s career, put City […]

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Supreme Court strips us of Miranda warnings

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The World Isn’t Waiting For ‘Deadpool 3’ To Destroy ‘Morbius’

Because most movies that rely on popular culture allusions face a difficult balancing act to not date themselves too quickly, there are plenty of trends that are currently popular this week that will be obsolete by the time end of the month. We are confident, based on Morbius’ (and completely ironic) enduring popularity, that Dead […]

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Five gallery exhibits for your summer eyes: Indoor visual art brings in the light, shuns the heat

Stella Alesi in North-South Summer is coming ! Suggestion: Observe the most dynamic visual examples of reality – whether figurative, abstract or an amalgamation of these – extracted from entire worlds of creation by artists in this sizzling urban center. And, ahhhhh, do it from the air-conditioned comfort of Austin’s many private galleries this first […]

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Can VR graffiti make the metaverse cool?

Graffiti is an art form traditionally rooted in physical and urban space – but is it mandatory? Shanti Mathias interviews an artist taking her work into the metaverse. I found the Metaverse, and the Metaverse is in Epsom. In the small downstairs room of a house on a leafy avenue near Auckland’s Cornwall Park, artist […]

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Kids’ Art Abounds This Summer on Mercer Island / Art Scene

Kids’ Art Abounds This Summer on Mercer Island / Art Scene Participants immerse themselves in their art projects at a previous Mercer Island community event. Photo courtesy of MIVAL By Anne Hritzay Special for the journalist As activities resume post-COVID, Mercer Islanders will have various opportunities to view and participate in community arts activities and […]

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Higher Ground, Obama’s production company, signs with Amazon’s Audible

Higher Ground, the production entity run by former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, the former first lady, signed an exclusive multi-year production deal with Audible, the audio arm of Amazon, just two months after the end of a similar agreement with Spotify. While Higher Ground and Audible didn’t share any specific details about the […]

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Rashid Johnson has unveiled an ambitious new series of ocean-inspired artwork on the Spanish island of Menorca

On a balmy Saturday night on the tiny island of Menorca off the coast of Spain, visiting art-worlders mixed with residents to raise a ointment-a local favorite gin and lemon elixir – to Rashid Johnson. The 45-year-old Chicago-born, New York-based artist was there to open his latest solo show, “Rashid Johnson: Sodade,” with mega-gallery Hauser […]

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8 Iconic Bisexual TV Show Characters Who Led The Way For Representation

As the fight for equality rages on in both politics and media, Pride Month appreciates how far the LGBTQIA+ community has come. From the Stonewall Riots to the origins of queer cinema, countless brave and daring icons have made their existence known and claimed the same rights and freedoms as everyone else. Related: ‘Bound’, ‘Edge […]

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12 books like The House of Spirits

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Chilean-American author Isabel Allende’s debut novel, The House of the Spirits, is a classic of world literature, feminist historical fiction, and magical realism. Originally published in Spanish in Argentina in 1982, it has won awards, been made into […]

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Eco-friendly clothing, home and lifestyle store in Malaysia

Sisters Najmia and Atiyya Zulkarnain started their entrepreneurial journey with a lifestyle brand called Real.m which deals with fabrics. It was then that they discovered the ecological impact of the conventional cotton production industry. As soon as they realized this, they decided that it was necessary to find sustainable and ethical production alternatives. With this, […]

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Mount Gambier Airport Terminal | Ashley Halliday Architects

Overseeing the largest infrastructure project undertaken in the region, Ashley Halliday Architects greets those departing and arriving at Mount Gambier Regional Airport with a design that embodies its local offerings. The design itself channels the hills of the location among clearly defined entry points. Columns of […]

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Has the tide really turned in Ukraine?

(Photo by Sergei Bobok/AFP/Getty) Over the past month or so, the dominant media discourse on Ukraine has shifted from “heroic Ukrainians repelling a mismanaged Russian invasion” to “ill-armed Ukrainians unable to halt Russian advances in the East” (resulting in a lot of joy tastes of Glenn Greenwald). While commentators have pointed out that Russian war […]

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Sun-News Desert Sage column changes focus and will appear monthly

For nearly 21 years, this “Desert Sage” column has expressed wonder, asked questions, offered arguments, and reflected on the state of New Mexico, the world, and the human condition. Win Mott created the column for the Deming Lighthouse in 2001, intentionally playing on the ambiguity of “Desert Sage” as a human character or part of […]

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Indigenous Art Exhibit Features Works by 26 Indigenous Artists

A blanket covers a body in a gallery at Washington State History Museum in downtown Tacoma. At least it looks like it. The human form is just an illusion, a work of art in this year’s “In The Spirit” Native Art Exhibition. The room, by Pyramid Lake Paiute, Nevada artist Charles Bloomfield stops a visitor […]

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Otiono, Nigerian-Canadian, appointed director of the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University

Nduka Otiono, a Nigerian-Canadian scholar and former journalist for The Guardian newspaper, has been appointed director of the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University. The three-year appointment will take effect from July 1, 2022. According to FIJ, Otiono’s appointment was announced in a statement by Pauline Rankin, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, […]

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San Diego’s ‘Park Social’ with visual and performing arts projects – NBC 7 San Diego

An unusual sight in La Jolla has people stopping – and thinking. It’s called “Reflexion,” and it’s one of 18 visual and performing arts projects that have been commissioned for the City of San Diego’s Park Social initiative. The city launched Park Social in 2020 to help support artists during the pandemic and encourage people […]

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Can pop culture be liberating? –Insights magazine

Review: Everything, All the Time, Everywhere, Stuart Jeffries, Verso. We are neck deep in postmodernism, swimming in pluralism, saturated with pop culture, old hierarchies drowned in seemingly endless choice from horizon to horizon. That just seems to be the way society is now. But, asks Stuart Jeffries, if you dig deeper, is this a path […]

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The art of Monica Jimeno, Mona Ballesteros, Mehmet Güldiz exhibited at the Basel Art Biennale

Artwork “Piet Mondrian” by Monica Jimeno Artwork “En Camino” by MONA Ballesteros Artwork “Homo Corona” by Mehmet Güldiz BASEL, SWITZERLAND, June 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — A lot of artistic things happen in Basel during the Art Basel week. The Fondation Beyeler presents the exhibition “Mondrian Evolution”. The Kunstmuseum Basel presents the special exhibition “Picasso – […]

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Review: Watching Paul Taylor’s Road Not Taken (and Lessons Learned)

It might have been the most consequential move choreographer Paul Taylor has ever made. Considered very early on as a possible heir to Martha Graham, the pioneer of modern dance in whose company he performed, he was also perceived – rightly, although paradoxically, for a modernist heir – as a rebel. His rebellious gesture in […]

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The Best Giant Monster Movies, Ranked

Since the conception of film in the early 1900s, movies and stories about gigantic monsters and strange creatures were some of the first films to be shown and managed to fascinate audiences for decades. With each passing director or story, the monsters get bigger and weirder; from Godzilla to King Kong to giant ants, the […]

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WestConn MFA Graduates Exhibit Art at Chelsea Gallery in NYC

The artwork of WestConn’s four recent visual arts graduates varies widely in style and theme, from botanical illustrations and seascapes reminiscent of 19th century impressionism to large geometric patterns and abstract paintings. There is a common denominator in their thesis work, however, in how the program challenged artists to really dig deep when creating art. […]

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Oil-rich Norway’s new national museum, home to Munch’s “The Scream,” is like a $650 million safe. But what is it really protecting?

The aesthetics of oil money are generally ostentatious. And the new National Museum, which opened in Oslo on June 11, makes the Norwegian capital feel like a real Ahu Dhabi of the North. The 13,000 square meters (140,000 square feet) of exhibition space marks the culmination of the country’s cultural and institutional metamorphosis which, with […]

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Washington Post-University of Maryland poll finds most Americans opposed to trans athletes participating in women’s sports

Placeholder while loading article actions Although a growing share of Americans say they know and tolerate transgender people, most oppose allowing transgender female athletes to compete against other women at the professional, college and high school level, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll. The poll, conducted May 4-17 among 1,503 people across the […]

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‘Di Times Change’ for the 2nd Fine Art Printmakers of Ja exhibition

The Fine Art Printmakers of Jamaica (FAPJ) opens the second joint exhibition on Wednesday, June 15 at UWI Regional Headquarters, Mona. Working around the theme “Di Times Change”, more than 15 art printmakers will offer their experiences, concerns and perspectives on the issue of climate change. The exhibition is under the patronage of renowned ecologist […]

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Arts Guild Announces Community Show Winners

At the London Visual Arts Guild Community Art Exhibition, Ken Madden won the People’s Choice Award for Paintings/Drawings for his graphite pencil rendering, ‘Ole Farm House’. (Published June 13, 2022) On June 4, the London Visual Arts Guild presented prizes to participants in the ‘Images’ community art exhibition which ran from May 5 to 29 […]

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All we know (is it Miracleman?)

Marvel has been teasing a major character return for months. Could it be Miracleman? And where does Joe Quesada fit in? Here’s what we know. Marvel Comics Kept A Secret Project Many Suspects Could Bring miracle man again in the limelight. Though they’re playing the cards close, some suggestive teases from former executive Joe Quesada […]

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Repositioning African art on the world stage

ARTS & JOURNAL Maria Varnana Maria Varnana, founder and director of Tiwani Contemporary, opens up to Yinka Olatunbosun during a recent encounter on his journey of promoting contemporary African art to the world which started 10 years ago in London and now with a new gallery in Lagos The expansive view of Tiwani Contemporary in […]

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A radical collective takes control of one of the largest art exhibitions in the world

I undertook several days of nongkrong in Gudskul, arriving in the calm of mid-morning to sit under the breadfruit trees with anyone willing to chat. When the collectives bought the property, it had an indoor soccer field, so ruangrupa kept the high roof intact and built two floors of cabins inside – some with drywall […]

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9 movie soundtracks that live in our heads for free

When you’re a movie buff, it’s easy to find something worthy of appreciation in every movie offering. Whether it’s a powerful single shot or a memorable line-up delivery, even movies considered total train wrecks (like Tommy Wiseauit’s terribly comical Bedroom) have gained cult appreciation over time. While some visual offerings may be lackluster, there’s always […]

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Where to See Art Gallery Exhibits in the Washington, DC Area

Placeholder while loading article actions Personal identity is a mask, but for Ju Yun it is one she sews herself, using materials she makes and finds. His “East Meets West,” one of six Arlington Arts Center “Solos 2022” shows, brings together elements and collage images to symbolically (and playfully) represent the South Korea-raised Virginia artist. […]

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Hauser & Wirth puts education alongside exhibition

The commercial megalith art gallery is a 21st century phenomenon. With their multiple locations around the world, they sometimes look as much like real estate empires as places for selling art. Representing dozens of living artists and the estates of others, their size and value are unprecedented. Yet, although the model is new, one thinks […]

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The Modern in Fort Worth explores the art of layers by Jamal Cyrus

FORT WORTH — Jamal Cyrus works in layers. Overlays of materials and associations. The Houston-born and based artist, educated at the Universities of Houston and Pennsylvania, works in a wide range of media, in two and three dimensions, and occasionally in sound. But the exhibition of his recent works at the Modern Art Museum in […]

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3 Things That Kept Me Going After Watching “The Kardashians” Episode 9

One of the most interesting things about the Kardashian-Jenner clan is their penchant for the postmodern and the penultimate episode of The Kardashians gives us meta moment after meta moment to prove it. At first, Kourtney complains to her pal Stephanie Shepard about the way her recent storylines have been edited out, expressing her disappointment […]

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The museum is moving from June 2 to 8, 2022

Appointment Sandra Dinneen, Paul Farmer, Patrick Newberry, Susie Thornberry and Richard Upton were reappointed Commissioners of historic england for periods of three years and four months from September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025. Roger Blundell was reappointed administrator of the National Portrait Gallery for a period of 3 years and 7 months starting on […]

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The Crypto Collapse Is A Wake Up Call For Many, Including Congress

NEW YORK (AP) — Meltdowns in the cryptocurrency space are common, but the latest has really touched some nerves. Novice… NEW YORK (AP) — Meltdowns in the cryptocurrency space are common, but the latest has really touched some nerves. Novice investors have taken to online forums to share stories of decimated fortunes and even suicidal […]

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Beloved Staples art teacher retires after 21 years

On the occasion of her retirement from teaching the arts at Staples High School for 21 years, we ask Camille Eskell to reflect on her life and career. I was born and raised in Kew Gardens, Queens, NYC. I moved to Connecticut in 1990. What was your own artistic training and did it prepare you […]

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Top changes for House Beautiful, Knoll’s new SVP and more

Summer is finally here, and as we ring in the new season, a litany of industry names are welcoming their new hires. Read on for Home businessmonthly recap of arrivals and departures in design, manufacturing, media and more. Towards trade Jonathan Olivares has joined Zeeland, Michigan-based MillerKnoll as Knoll’s new senior vice president of design. […]

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Be comfortable with the mysteries of God

Unsplash/Jaredd Craig At least he was very polite about it. A guy came to me a few years ago and said he and his wife weren’t coming back to the class I was teaching. The reason? During a series on Creation, I expressed the opinion that I was not 100% sure how God created the […]

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Kate Bush’s song Running Up That Hill has found a new generation of fans thanks to Stranger Things

In a BBC documentary to mark Bush’s return to live performances in 2014, comedian and actor Steve Coogan came the closest to identifying what sets Bush apart from nearly all popular musicians. Steve Coogan – who once parodied Kate Bush songs – says like poet John Keats, Bush writes what she imagines. “Byron once said […]

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Without major donations, the Thousand Oaks Art Museum says it will close

The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks is set to close without immediate major donations, museum officials say. Nancy Chappell, chair of the museum’s board of trustees, said on Thursday that due to the pandemic, the non-profit organization suffered significant revenue losses mainly because it could no longer hold events. fundraising. Unless the museum receives […]

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Prince Edward County News countylive.ca

Virtual public information meetings are scheduled for June 14 and 16 for a tourist commercial resort development and a 12-unit rental apartment building. On June 14, a zoning bylaw amendment for the Adolphus Reach Resort is introduced for tourist commercial development at 1315, 1329 and 1357 County Road 7. The proposed development for the site […]

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Visual Arts Review: The Wright Stuff – A Pair of Usonian Houses in Manchester, New Hampshire

The Currier Art Museum now owns and maintains two houses designed by the legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. By Mark Faverman The entrance to Kalil House by Frank Lloyd Wright. Photo: Sean Dungan. In an upscale neighborhood lined with lush trees in Manchester, New Hampshire are two extraordinary one-story single-family homes. Both were created […]

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Fatuma Adar picks up the narrative on Dixon Road

The rising star of the scene’s new musical changes the perspective of a historic district Samuel Engelking DIXON ROAD book, music and lyrics by Fatuma Adar, directed by Ray Hogg. Presented by Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theater Company, in association with Canadian Stage at the High Park Amphitheater (1873 Bloor West). Previews from June […]

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Tony Nominee Sam Harris Brings OPENLY GRAY! at Feinstein at the Nikko

The legendary Sam Harris will only appear for two performances in his new show Openly Grey!, at Feinstein at the Nikko on Wednesday June 8 and Thursday June 9 at 8 p.m. The show features his definitive interpretations of pop, theater and standards, accompanied by his longtime musical director, Todd Schroeder. It’s an evening of […]

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Sterling Hardware Building – Downtown San Diego News

By Sandee Wilhoit Since the first sale in 1867 of Lot I on Block 083/96, from Alonzo Horton to Jacob Lehr for $150, this modest property has been a whirlwind of activity. To say that numerous and complicated title transfers are recorded would be an understatement! The title passed through 19 owners from 1867 to […]

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Adventurous Lectionary – Trinity Sunday – June 12, 2022

Trinity Sunday – June 12, 2022Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15After the radical wonder inspired by Pentecost, we move from the Spirit to the celebration of God in all the wonderful diversity and presence of God. God is the one and multiple transformer, who gives life, inspires and saves all creation. God […]

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Misericordia University Summer Camps 2022

Academic summer camps offer high school students the opportunity to explore exciting career fields Misericordia University offers rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience and learn about the exciting professions and residential life on a college campus in a series of six Career Exploration Camps in June. The university offers academic camps in biology […]

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Kids and teens can try their hand at drawing, cooking, jewelry making and more at New Orleans Libraries | Entertainment/Life

Summer is synonymous with special activities at the New Orleans Public Library, many of which are geared toward children and teens. Check out the offerings and find something to engage, inform or entertain a young person in your life. Does your teenager like to draw? The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library is hosting a […]

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“From Sunrise Road” by Bruce Munro at the Heide Museum of Modern Art

ribbon of light illustrates an important aspect of Munro’s work: he wants it to be a balm for the soul. His dazzling displays are backed up with ideas and theorems, but he also wants them to lift our spirits; to remind us of beauty and transcendence in a world ravaged by disease and war. Time […]

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Don’t miss the Cliburn Piano Competition’s celebration of beauty

At a time when ugliness has saturated the world, with trash in everyone’s eyes and ears from all directions, it’s becoming nearly impossible to discuss concepts like art and beauty without irony. These days, what most people call “art” is really just entertainment, and the closest people have to “beauty” is the dopamine-induced addiction that […]

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Howard Johnson’s last surviving restaurant closes – FOX13 News Memphis

LAKE GEORGE, NY – The iconic restaurant with its iconic orange roof has closed its last location. >> Read more trending news Howard Johnson’s last restaurant, located in Lake George, New York, has closed and the property is up for rent, WTEN-TV reported. The Lake George location was opened in 1953 by the DeSantis family […]

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‘Women and Other Wild Creatures: Matrilineal Tales’ at Sapar Contemporary features Ukrainian and…

Zinaida. Dakini. Print, 2022Sapar Contemporary Organized by Nina Levent, Ph.D. June 3, 2022 – July 15, 2022 Opening – Friday June 3, 6-8 p.m. Zinaida. Dakini. Print, 2022 Please join us for the opening reception of Women and Other Wild Creatures: Matrilineal TalesFriday June 3, 2022, 6-8 p.m. We welcome small groups at Sapar Contemporary, […]

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Ismael Butler

“I can’t explain it in words / I have to” may be Ishmael Butler’s personal mantra. It’s kind of ironic, considering he’s made a career out of rapping, painting vivid images with words. The lyrics come from a song he released with edgy Seattle hip-hop group Shabazz Palaces in 2011, nearly 20 years after winning […]