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Activists add to art insurers’ climate headache

Fears that other groups will join the attacks Some insurers only cover work behind glass Inflation will also drive up premiums Flood and fire risks add further pressure LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Attacks by climate activists on some of the world’s most valuable paintings have heightened concerns among insurers about the threat posed to […]

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What “classic” Christmas movies have been released in the past 22 years?

When “It’s a Wonderful Life” was released just before Christmas in 1946, it was met with mixed reviews and subsequently recorded a loss of over $500,000 for his studio. It took a 1974 clerical error by the film’s next owner to prevent its copyright renewal, opening Jimmy Stewart/Frank Capra’s holiday fantasy to the constant, uninterrupted […]

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‘Devotion’ teammates are the brightest spot in this war drama

A while ago in Dedication, the Korean War-era play coming out November 23, when we get a glimpse of a totally different kind of film. The film largely maintains a superserious tone as it tells the story of Jesse Brown (played by Jonathan Majors), the first black Navy aviator in United States history, and his […]

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Best Book and Author Events in Houston: December 2022

Earlie Hudnall, Jr. and Letitia Huckaby to sign books at Art League Houston in December | Photo: Alex Barbier; Courtesy of Art League Houston Dive into virtual and live book events, latest author appearances, and more with our roundup of book and literary events taking place in Houston in December 2022. The holiday season brings […]

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A History of Houston’s Creative Terrain

HOUSTON — Each generation tells the next an artistic scene in their city used be great. But how would we judge this kind of decline when art spaces, especially self-managed spaces, are often ephemeral? Artist-run projects, which typically operate independently of the demands of the gallery or museum market, are born out of a need […]

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New label Zola Haus champions Bauhaus and postmodern Italian design with vintage furniture at affordable prices

When creative Adelaide couple Naz Romeo and Ashley Wilson built a house and moved in together, they began a constant search for second-hand pieces to fill their space. Between Romeo’s interior design and Wilson’s sizable record collection, the couple soon had more than they could fit – and they always found cool stuff. Now Romeo […]

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35 years later, the world’s first traveling art carnival ‘luna luna’ is back

Art giants have worked on attractions for Luna Luna The phrase “history repeats itself” emerges as an extremely exciting visual with the return of Luna Luna, the world’s first traveling art carnival, featuring public works of art through the attractions and rides of art giants such as Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Salvador Dalí, David Hockey, […]

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Art-Couture exhibition at the Quebecor Gallery

Jean-Claude Poitras retrospective 50 years Galerie Quebecor is celebrating the 50-year career of Quebec designer Jean-Claude Poitras with Art-Couture, an exhibition of his work that opens today at Quebecor’s head office. The eminent fashion designer and ambassador of Quebec revisits his haute couture classics and draws inspiration from them to create unique works of art […]

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More in store for vacation home tour – Washington Daily News

More in store for the holiday home tour Posted at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022 1 of 3 Photos used with permission Photo used with permission Photo used with permission It’s that time of year again to enjoy one of Washington’s most anticipated winter events. More than just an open house, the annual […]

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Human rights in the post-truth era

Source: Flickr The host addresses the contestants: “I’m sorry, Jeannie, your answer was correct, but Kevin yelled his incorrect answer over yours, so he gets the points.” In the background, in font size 384, the title of the game show reads: ‘Facts don’t matter!’ A Joe Dator cartoon captured the essence of post-truth. (Note: An […]

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Boy George has a brass neck for Matt Hancock in I’m A Celebrity

H As smart as you feel, as superior to the currents and eddies of popular culture, it’s impossible not to know that Matt Hancock is in the jungle for I’m A Celebrity. Everyone knows it and (virtually) everyone is angry, but the truth is he’s not the “celebrity” in the jungle with the most egregious […]

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Weslaco ISD will host an exhibition on social and emotional learning for students

WESLACO, Texas (ValleyCentral) – Officials from the Student Support Services Department at Weslaco ISD are preparing to host an exhibit for students to improve their social and emotional learning skills. A licensed school psychologist, Dr. Adam Saenz, will host a presentation for elementary and middle school students on Thursday to discuss topics including emotional regulation, […]

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Ms. Ella’s Healing Kitchen brings holistic healing, hip-hop and vegan food to Albany Park

ALBANY PARK — An Albany Park pop-up opened this week along one of the neighborhood’s main shopping streets, selling healing crystals and hosting holistic wellness classes with vegan food. Owners Ella Ralston and Seven Hathor Amun Sun Ra are behind Mrs. Ella’s Healing Kitchen4718 N. Kedzie Ave. The pop-up also offers classes in yoga, breakdancing, […]

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JFK Terminal 4 honors veterans

New York City residents and the John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4 community attended a special celebration in honor of Veterans Day. The Nov. 10 event spotlighted veterans and their time of service through a new partnership with a nonprofit organization that empowers veterans through various art forms. JFK International Air Terminal (JFKIAT), a […]

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A genie can find the toad in the forest in 9 seconds. Can you?

Optical illusion test: Optical illusions are of three types: literal, physiological and cognitive illusions. The central theme of all illusions is that they deceive your mind. Internet users love solving new optical illusion challenges, which allow them to test their intelligence among friends and peers and also provide them with a popular form of entertainment. […]

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The Harlem Chamber Players’ first digital album will be released in December

The Harlem Chamber Players have announced the scheduled release of their first-ever commercial digital album on Saturday, December 10. The Harlem Chamber Players Perform The Music of Adolphus Hailstork features compositions by famous black composer Adolphus Hailstork. The collection of three chamber music works will be celebrated the same evening with a live performance of […]

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The comic that paved the way for the MCU’s Black Panther

When it comes to Marvel movies, few heroes have had such a profound cultural impact as the introduction of the MCU character Black Panther. But T’Challa, and indeed Chadwick Boseman’s incredible portrayal of the Wakandan ruler, wouldn’t have been possible without the comics that paved the way. Black Panther may have first appeared on the […]

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Cable’s most popular show dubs America’s rural rage.

As certified Yellowstone sick who was oddly forced to watch every minute of Taylor Sheridan’s flagship show, full of highly analyzable propaganda for cattle, hats and the American way, I was surprised to find myself with a new feeling after watching the back-to-back episodes that open its fifth season: boredom, plus a bit of sadness […]

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11 Clever Ways to Promote Your Art Business

Whatever your brand of creativity – visual artist, photographer, writer, performer, drag star – there comes a time when you want to stop doing it for your own enjoyment and start doing it for clients with real money. So how do you promote yourself in a way that’s both creative and profitable? Digital presence Clearly, […]

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UHS Art Gala Back Live – Chadds Ford Live

Student art by Elissa Stoop, this year’s featured student artist. It has been three years since the annual Unionville High School Art Gala was held in person. But he returned this weekend, and Artist Liaison Diane Micklin is happy he’s back. Due to the COVID response, this is the first in-person gala since 2019. “It’s […]

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Wearable art exhibit challenges people to see fashion as art

Fashion is at the center of the new King Street Station art exhibit in downtown Seattle. “Imminent Mode” is an annual exhibition that showcases wearable art. Jordan Christianson, Anouk Rawkson and Adé A Cônnère started the project after struggling to find opportunities for themselves as artists. Now in its sixth year, “Imminent Mode” has brought […]

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Live free or even harder DEI

Last week, I wrote about the need to defund the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) positions that stifle primary and higher education. Today’s sequel deals with the chilling institutional indoctrination manifesting itself in Arkansas higher education through the requirement that prospective faculty provide DEI compliance statements. The compulsion is evident, for example, in a job […]

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Mini-hotel project in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone sparks parking debate | Local News

Henry Courtemanche grew up in Santa Barbara, and a few years ago he bought a small property in Santa Barbara Funk Zone. The commercial building at 42 Helena Ave. had been a fish processing site. By the time Courtemanche became involved, the one-story property was empty and abandoned. He cleaned it up put on a […]

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How Asexuality is the Queer Quiet Revolution

“[Y]ou have to go through a lot of sex to get to anti-sex. Valérie Solanas, SCUM Manifesto Here’s a thought experiment conceptualized by a Redditor: What if all queer people became asexual, and vice versa? The answers are revealing. “Honestly, there would be a lot more respect in relationships,” one user said. “Magazines will finally […]

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$5.1 million to support projects in 6 communities

NORTHAMPTON — Five communities in Hampshire County and Holyoke have won grants totaling more than $5.1 million from the state’s Community One Stop for Growth grant program. Administered by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, the program funds economic development projects related to planning and zoning, site preparation, building construction and infrastructure. Local […]

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Autumn stories to help you hold on to the last days of fall

Autumnal and atmospheric, here are five fall favorites for the end of your term. by Tess Bowler | 55 minutes ago It’s week 9 and I’m tired. Between the problematics and the sketches of the final papers, I am looking for an escape. So whether you’re looking for a movie to scare you more than […]

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‘Bridgerton’ star Charithra Chandan delights fans with photos from her trip to India

Actress Charithra Chandan has delighted her fans by sharing images on Instagram from her trip to the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Chandan, who rose to fame after playing Edwina Sharma in “Bridgerton,” shared pictures of various sites including temples and local dishes of the region. In the first image, Chandran is seen wearing […]

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Why was everyone worried? The 5 Series offers the royal family an easy ride

The handwringing around the upcoming fifth series of The crown borders on hysteria. Prince William would be upset that it will feature his mother Panorama interview, Buckingham Palace apparently tried to delay its release in the wake of the Queen’s death, Dame Judi Dench blasted the series for its “gross cruelty” and John Major, the […]

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Theaster Gates Nasher Food Pop-Up to Merge Japanese and African American Tastes

Artist Theaster Gates will open a new project at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas this month, offering visitors the chance to sample Japanese and Southern African-American influenced dishes on a table made by the artist, while listening to music curated by him and seeing his other works. Afro Mingei will be open to the […]

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First Friday Art Walk welcomes the holidays | New

Downtown Galleries invite the community for a “Holiday Hello” from 5-8 p.m. tonight for the First Friday of November Art Walk. With a number of original pieces for sale, local artists and gallery owners are hoping residents will consider giving art as Christmas gifts as the holiday shopping season officially begins. The Open Gallery, 329 […]

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Why did the music from the movie Super Mario Bros. will be a treat for the fans

The movie Super Mario Bros. fast approaching its April 7, 2023 release date. Despite some critical reactions to Chris Pratt’s voice acting of the titular character, Mario, responses to the recently unveiled trailer have generated a lot of excitement and anticipation for the upcoming computer-generated foray into the Mushroom Kingdom. Testimony to the success of […]

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Why women are so sensitive to political correctness

The following is an excerpt from the author’s new book, “The Weaponization of Loneliness: How Tyrants Fuel Our Terror of Isolation to Silence, Divide and Conquer.(Bombardier Books, Post Hill Press.) Feminists have long urged women to promote the politically correct view that they are oppressed victims. Champions of second-wave feminism – such as Betty Friedan […]

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Will US foreign policy be affected by the culture wars?

Foreign policy becomes an extension of domestic policy. But adversaries like China, Russia and Iran are unlikely to be successful in exploiting divisions in the United States or Europe. America’s culture wars may spill over into American foreign policy, but national divisions are unlikely to change the approach to adversaries such as China, Russia and […]

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Photographer Alshaibi is the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist | Nebraska today

Sama Alshaibi, who works between photography, video, performance and installation, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture at 5:30 p.m. on November 9 at Richards Hall, room 15. The conference is free and open to the public. Alshaibi is a professor of photography, video and imaging at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her […]

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David Gilbert’s Crossing Open Ground exhibition at the Bury Art Museum

Bury Art Museum offers visitors a unique chance to see work by a sculptor and artist whose art has been celebrated across the UK. The “Crossing Open Ground” exhibition opens on Saturday and features the work of David Gilbert, who rarely exhibited his art after the 1960s, hesitant to enter the commercial art world. The […]

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The National Portrait Gallery announces “Portrait of a Nation: 2022 Honorees”, an exhibition of recently commissioned portraits, which will open on November 10

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “Portrait of a Nation: 2022 Honorees” on November 10, featuring the museum’s seven winners of the 2022 Portrait of a Nation awards. The exhibit includes newly acquired portraits of award winners José Andrés, Clive Davis, Ava DuVernay, Marian Wright Edelman, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Serena Williams, and Venus […]

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How the Art World Finally Started Taking Ceramics Seriously

It was loaned by Hauser & Wirth, one of the largest and most powerful contemporary galleries in the world. The artist’s auction record is £28,000 for one of these creatures, but the largest at Hauser & Wirth can fetch up to £430,000. Gagosian, the largest contemporary art gallery of them all, is another ‘supporter’ of […]