Popular culture

‘The Andy Griffith Show’ has been regularly snubbed by the Emmys

classic comedy The Andy Griffith Show aired on CBS for eight years beginning in 1968. Although the show spanned the decades and amassed generation after generation of new fans, one thing it didn’t collect during its original run was Emmy statuettes. Left to right: The cast of “The Andy Griffith Show” Andy Griffith, Ronny Howard […]

Postmodernism

How to Decorate with Primary Colors for a Bold, Retro-Inspired Look

By definition, primary colors are the most basic hues. When mixed, these elemental colors form all other shades of the color wheel, but no other colors can be mixed to create red, yellow or blue. Primaries represent the most intense and pure forms of color, and this vibrant combination is starting to establish itself as […]

Visual arts

A new mural by Houston artist David Maldonado will be unveiled at the renovated Port of Denver One Stop Center

City hall press release A new mural by Houston artist David Maldonado will be unveiled at the renovated Port of Denver One Stop Center Artist’s rendering of the proposed mural August 11, 2022 — The City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA), in partnership with UP Art Studios, is pleased to announce the […]

Postmodernism

‘Rose B. Simpson: Legacies’ Solo Exhibit Opens at ICA/Boston

Rose B. Simpson, Brace, 2022. Clay, glaze, steel and string. 38 1/2 x 28 x 14 inches (97.8 x 71.1 x 35.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman, San Francisco. PHOTO: Addison Doty. © Rose B. Simpson DynaFriendly sculpture artist Rose B. Simpson opens her first solo exhibition in Boston at the ICA, […]

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What is love? In pop culture, love is often portrayed as a willingness to sacrifice, but ancient philosophers took a different view.

Plato’s Symposium – Anselm Feuerbach (1869) Woven through Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika Waititi’s latest contribution to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is a sentimental, age-old commentary on mortality and love. In this intergalactic romantic comedy, the hammer-wielding gods of thunder face off against the sleazy “butcher god” Gorr in a race to the gates of […]

Visual arts

How to Submit a National Cultural Policy Submission (and Why You Should)

We currently have a unique opportunity to influence policy change and improve the fundamental conditions of working and practicing the arts. Developing a national cultural policy in broad consultation with the sector has the potential to reinvest in strategies that promote a strong arts ecology and support the careers of artists across the country from […]

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Council approves exploration of DCC’s proposal

An artist’s rendition of renovated downtown Chatham, with a community center, to the right, that would house various municipal services, as well as a new arena, and more. By Pam WrightJournalist of the Local Journalism Initiative Imagine that Chatham-Kent took a cautious step forward. At its August 8 meeting, Chatham-Kent Council voted to allocate $2 […]

Visual arts

It’s Agreed by the Government: Fake Art Harms First Nations Culture

This is a report that took a long time to land. And hopefully one that doesn’t air in its intent, given its lengthy 300-page delivery and fresh round of submissions. We talk about the Productivity Commission’s draft Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts report, tabled in recent weeks (July 19), which is […]

Postmodernism

Letter: You protest too much – InForum

Tony Bender’s recent column “Losing my religion” is inspired by an REM song title that has nothing to do with religion, but rather an old Southern saying having to do with going all out. of his rope where politeness gives way to anger – which is obviously where he is. His loss of politeness (kindness) […]

Visual arts

Artists hold interactive workshops for queer and trans youth

Studio sessions take place on August 10, 14 and 24 PRESS RELEASESAFE WORD*************************SIMCOE COUNTY – safeword, along with community partner The Gilbert Centre, proudly presents a three-part online visual arts workshop series called Arts Jam Studio Sessions! In collaboration with our Arts Jam 2SLGBTQ+, we invited three amazing visual artists to lead creative and interactive […]

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Howe’s art space is meant to provide meaningful experiences | Local News

Bone Springs Art Space in Roswell isn’t just where ceramic artist Miranda Howe creates art. It’s where she teaches others to exercise their creativity, where she and other artists sell and exhibit their work, and it’s a place where the community experiences art. Howe purchased the three-story structure in 2014. It was once where Conoco […]

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How ‘loyal dog’ Sean Hannity went from King of Fox News to Has-Been

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. During the Trump administration, Sean Hannity was on top of the world. With the ousting of longtime Fox News colleague and nemesis Bill O’Reilly in April 2017 over allegations of sexual misconduct, Hannity quickly rose from second fiddle to most-watched host in the news. cable. And he stayed there […]

Visual arts

Chicago Murals: Little Village Mural Mystery Solved; now Aurelio Diaz is online for restoration

Painted in English and Spanish as part of an aging mural near Cermak Road and California Avenue, one can read the words: “Where do good ideas come from? Are they falling from the sky? No. Are they innate in the mind? No. They come from social practice and from it alone. The quote, fairly easy […]

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Musical Score of American Racism – The Provincetown Independent

Federal Hill, a restored antebellum plantation home in Bardstown, Kentucky, better known as the Old Kentucky Home, opened its doors to statewide marching band and throngs of visitors on 4 July 1923, after a three-year campaign for its purchase and renovation. It was Kentucky’s first historic home—and one of the first projects to capitalize on […]

Visual arts

Georgetown Arts and Culture Council Awards 2022 Round 2 Grants – City of Georgetown, Texas

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Council in July approved $12,100 in grants to local arts and culture organizations to help fund local arts and culture programs that include visual arts, music and performing arts in George Town. Funding is for events in Georgetown taking place between October 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. Grant recipients […]

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Most adults with autism can recognize facial emotions almost as well as those without

Difficulties in social communication and interaction are considered core features of autism. There is a common perception that people with autism cannot recognize the emotions of others and have little idea how effectively they do so. We’re used to seeing these challenges portrayed in popular culture, like TV shows The Good Doctor, Atypical, or Love […]

Visual arts

‘by Alison Knowles’ at BAMPFA: 62 years of participatory artwork

Even in the disruptive early days of his Fluxus-related practice, Knowles retained the transformative power we attribute to art, as evidenced by other scores of food-related events, including make a salad and The same lunch. Documentation of both is well represented at BAMPFA. In each, the obvious and ordinary ingredients such as lettuce or a […]

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Fleuroselect successfully hosts its 51st annual convention in honor of its 50th anniversary

Nearly 100 delegates from 10 countries traveled to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to attend the 51st Annual Convention July 5-7 and spend some quality time networking with industry friends and colleagues. The members were thrilled to finally meet in person for the first time since 2019. Traditionally co-hosted by one of the members, this year’s special […]

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The proposal would allow vendors at small Plaza events; officials debate place of pride

August 2 – The Santa Fe City Council is considering an ordinance that would allow vendors to sell their wares in the Plaza during up to eight smaller-scale cultural events each year, in addition to the eight major art markets and community events permitted for commercial purposes. Sales. Which events would get the first dibs […]

Postmodernism

Summer Swing Nights – 5th Anniversary

The jazz vocal group performing on the main stage Outdoor big band dance concert at a vintage car museum Swing all night at the Driving Museum in El Segundo for a live show featuring The Swing Tones, our live band, food, vendors, dance lessons + We keep alive high quality music experiences, interactive dance concerts […]

Visual arts

The 25th South Australian Living Artists Festival is officially open!

Celebrating its 25th year, the 2022 South Australian Living Artists (SALA) festival has officially opened until August 31 in Adelaide and the South Australia region. SALA continues to be the largest open access visual arts festival in the world and this year has 648 events and a record number of 11,865 artists participating in 585 […]