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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 […]

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25 creative room divider ideas

Becky Nielsen While seating and tables tend to get the lion’s share of attention (and budget) when redecorating a space, there’s no denying the transformative powers of a room divider or room divider. room. Whether used to wall up bedrooms in a loft or hung as art, considering the smarts room divider ideas can help […]

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Bursting the Teenagers bubble: Smoking cigarettes, cool or deadly?

By Dr Namrata Rupani There are many reasons why a person starts smoking, but most of them start smoking in adolescence between 14 and 18 years old. Some may succumb to peer pressure and start smoking socially. Others start smoking to look “cooler” than their peers, while many think smoking is a way to relieve […]

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Twin Steeples Creative Arts Center Announces Summer Activities | Livingston/Tangipahoa

The Twin Steeples Creative Arts Center in downtown Ponchatoula is gearing up for its first summer program. The summer events kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1 with Trippin’ with Trailblazers. Discover the innovative women in dance and music of Cynthia Fellom Tricou, co-founder, artistic director and teacher at Fellom Ballet, and James […]

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Navigator’s Guide to Downtown Searsport

By Alexandra HallPhotographed by Dave WaddellExcerpt from our June 2022 issue Searsport is no longer the place of world trade that its deep-water port made it in the 19th century, but it still has ornate sea captain’s houses and imposing brick and granite commercial buildings, in Italian styles and Greek Revival, lining Main Street. Today, […]

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The French film “The Worst” wins the Certain Regard at Cannes

Predicting the winners is always a mad dash in the Un Certain Regard section (the Cannes Film Festival’s second most prestigious competition) and it turned out tonight, as the little-heralded French entry “The Worst Ones (Les Pires) “, a The first feature film by director duo Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret received the first prize […]

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The Guide #36: From Marvin Gaye to the Macarena, Inside One Man’s Quest to Review Over 1,000 US Number 1s | Culture

This week, something a little different: an interview with journalist Tom Breihan, author of one of my favorite pop culture columns, Stereogum’s The Number Ones. In 2018, Tom came up with the ambitious and daring idea of ​​reviewing every Billboard No. 1 single in chronological order and assigning each a rating out of 10. Tom’s […]

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Female still life at Colnaghi, London

THE City of Milan declared the year 2020-21 as a celebration of talented women. In this context, the Palazzo Reale has planned an important exhibition of 35 Italian women artists of the 16th and 17th centuries. It began with the sculptress Properzia de’ Rossi, the only woman to appear in Giorgio Vasari’s Abridged Biography of […]

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Phillips will feature works by design masters spanning the 20th and 21st centuries

Joris Laarman | “Bone” chair, 2006 | Estimate: $500,000 – $700,000Courtesy of Phillips Phillips will feature works by design masters Between 20th and 21st centuries Sale on June 7 at Feature Works by Alberto Giacometti, François-Xavier Lalanne, Joris Laarman, Shiro Kuramata, Harry Bertoia and Ron Arad NEW YORK – MAY 25, 2022 – Phillips is […]

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“We didn’t expect to be so popular!” 1300 Australian-Korean rappers hit the big time | Music

IIn director Park Chan-wook’s 2003 neo-noir thriller Oldboy, a man is held captive for 15 years before being locked in a trunk and dragged to an empty field, left alone to solve the mystery of how he got there and why. Two decades and 8,000 miles away, the members of hip-hop collective 1300 (pronounced one-three-hundred) […]

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MFA hires folk art curator, a first for the museum

Michael J. Bramwell, artist, scholar, and curator, will join the Museum of Fine Arts as Joyce Linde Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, a newly created position within the Art of the Americas department at the museum. In her new role, which is part of a larger folk art initiative, Bramwell will work with colleagues […]

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a military movie miracle

Let’s review and post that. Moviegoers had every reason to expect that a “Top Gun” sequel more than three decades after the original film’s release would be one of those legendary disasters. Too much time had passed and the world had changed too much for a movie about Navy airmen to match the images of […]

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Indie Releases, RPGs, Kickstarter and more

more and more games are coming out more than ever, and I’m so excited to be able to introduce you all amazing choices this week. We have a game from #RPGSEA (Role Playing Games: South East Asia), End of Navathem (funded through the Our Shores Kickstarter earlier this year), and a bunch of other amazing […]

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LeMoyne Arts pays tribute to beloved artist Ron Yrabedra

LeMoyne Arts’ main drawing and painting studio in its new arts education center will be called the Ron Yrabedra Drawing and Painting Studio. This tribute is intended to honor the role Yrabedra played in the development of LeMoyne and to keep the memory of the beloved artist, teacher and friend of the Tallahassee art community […]

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Opening of the General Idea retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada

One of Canada’s most influential groups of artists, General Idea typified the irreverent spirit that swirled in the country’s art and culture throughout the late 20th century. Decidedly anti-establishment and brimming with both social criticism and playfulness, the collective trio was an icon of queer culture that sported the veneer of consumerist culture. Early next […]

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Look to the Streets for Cutting-Edge Visual Art: Darlene G. Michitsch

Guest columnist Darlene G. Michitsch is an associate professor of art history at Baldwin Wallace University. Originally from Clevelander, she has an abiding interest in local artists – past, present and future. Northeast Ohio is wonderfully awash with art institutions, from its esteemed museums to its pulsating gallery scene: the century-old Cleveland Museum of Art; […]

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Liversedge’s North Yorkshire Seascapes on Display at Summer Exhibition

Liversedge artist Josie Barraclough Josie Barraclough’s paintings reflect her individualistic interpretation of East Coast landscapes in oil and mixed media. Born in Scarborough but now working permanently out of her studio in Liversedge, Josie works in a naturalistic style, with inspiration for the work evident in nature, including animal and plant life as well as […]

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Meyer: Theistic Implications of the Multiverse

Image credit: Gerd Altmann via Pixabay. Stephen Meyer writes to The daily thread examines the rise of the multiverse – in popular culture, inspired by the imaginations of scientists. From “The Madness of the Multiverse and the Strangeness of Atheism”: As millions of fans know, Marvel Studios recently released its latest superhero blockbuster. Doctor Strange […]

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Reflections: assessment of an exhibition of self-portraits | Free

Forty self-portraits by artists from the region gather the walls of the Reflections exhibition at the Trox Gallery, until May. The artists involved demonstrated a wide variety of self-image and creative expression. Pops of vibrant color sit alongside dark graphite designs; the faces of experienced professional artists look at the playful self-portraits of local children. […]

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The two attacks on the Faculty of Fine Arts

Around the same time an annual MSU Baroda Faculty of Fine Arts student exhibition was canceled due to protests against the presentation of a studentanother student was sent to prison for failing to appear at a hearing in a 2018 case which is a consequence of a similar 2007 protest. In both cases, the BJP […]

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Zack Snyder plays with the Boys Justice League parody

“We are your heroes,” echoes a powerful voice, as oversaturated images of costumed heroes fill the screen. A man in a cape dressed in blue walks through the rubble of the city and a woman in armor turns around, worried, looking for the next threat. Accompanying each shot, Wagnerian strings and bass drum thumps echo, […]

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Orléans Libraries Launches Summer of Music Workshops, Zoo Tours, Puppets, 3D Printing and More | Entertainment/Life

Fill your summer with events and activities, reading challenges, and the chance to win great prizes by signing up for the New Orleans Public Library’s annual Summer Fun program. It starts June 1. Libraries across the country are running summer reading programs to encourage reading as a lifelong habit, help children and teens maintain their […]

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Holiness is possible and church provides tools to achieve it, says cardinal

BALTIMORE — Holiness is possible, and the Catholic Church provides the tools to achieve it. That was the theme of a May 15 speech by Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. The evening conference, which was preceded by a morning […]

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A conversation about black women, representation and pop culture

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 12: Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce attend HBO Documentary Film ‘Beyonce: … [+] Life Is But A Dream’ New York Premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment) Getty Popular phrases in the vernacular. New dance steps. Toys […]

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Adrian City Market at Pavilion Opening Saturday

ADRIAN – A new era of farmers markets and outdoor vending machines will be welcomed to Adrian this weekend. The new Adrian City Market at the Pavilion will debut for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 21 at the Farmers Market Pavilion along Toledo Street in downtown Adrian. Market hours will be 9 a.m. to […]

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Cultural festivals happening around Vancouver this summer

In a cosmopolitan city like Vancouver, there are many reasons to celebrate. Although the city has shaped its own cultural neighborhoods over time, such as Little Italy and Chinatown, its ethnic makeup comes from all over the world. Sharing a city means sharing cultures and with summer bringing residents outdoors, we’ve rounded up all the […]

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10 Best Star Wars References In The Simpsons

During its run of more than three decades, The simpsons packed in tons of movie references. Like Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thrillers and Quentin Tarantino’s postmodern gems, star wars is a cinematic well that The Simpsons writers keep coming back. RELATED: 8 Best Hitchcock References In The Simpsons Of Homer spoiling the end of The Empire […]

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Spiritual Portraits of White Culture by Alexander Si – ARTnews.com

Alexander Si operates as an anthropologist, examining recent phenomena in popular culture. Si trained in media studies at the University of Toronto before completing an MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and now studies the impact of technology and media on our well-being . The multimedia artist is an observer who […]

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Community calendar 16.05.22 | Communication schedule

Monday Friends of Brunswick Library second-hand bookstore open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. It is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Library, 208 Gloucester Street, Brunswick. Paperbacks are $1 and hardbacks are $2. DVDs and audio books are also available. Wednesday The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island […]

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Musical review for the benefit of the Jones Auditorium

February 20, 2022 The annual Tommy Jarrell Celebration – to commemorate the life and music of the influential local musician, is scheduled for February 24-24. 26 at the Historic Earle Theater in Mount Airy. The celebration includes concerts, a competition for young people, workshops and a film screening. The popular festival has something for all […]

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Attention deficit disorder, the anti-capitalist condition

You can’t blame the parents, though. Not getting the right upbringing doesn’t necessarily mean abuse or neglect, although it could be. Parents who are stressed and unable to adjust to their baby can do the job. Mate was born to Jewish parents in Budapest two months before the Nazis occupied the city. But it doesn’t […]

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Top Gun Maverick Toy turns Tom Cruise’s jet into a Transformer

As Top Gun: Maverick nears liftoff, Hasbro and Transformers Collaborative will re-release the Top Gun Maverick robot mashup to honor Top Gun Day. Hasbro and Transformers Collaborative will re-release the Superior gun Maverick robot mashup in honor of Superior gun Day. Superior gun is one of the most famous action drama films of the 80s, […]

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elementia number xix is ​​now available

The 19and problem of elementiafeaturing stunning writings and illustrations on the evocative theme of “the unknown,” is now available at Johnson County Library branches. elementia is Johnson County Library’s award-winning literary magazine for teens, published to represent and uplift young adults. The magazine’s editorial and design committees include high school students from across Johnson County […]

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Wim Roefs, Passionate Columbia Arts Advocate, Gallery Owner and Founder, Dies | Free time

Wim Roefs, owner of Columbia’s If ART Gallery and founding member of the 701 Center for Contemporary Art, died May 12. Roefs died of a heart attack, the gallery announced in an email. “He was an honest critic, if he was on your side you couldn’t find a better advocate for your work,” said Michaela […]

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January 6 McCarthy Committee Subpoenas – The Lead with Jake Tapper

McCarthy January 6 Committee Subpoenas – The Leader with Jake Tapper – Podcast on CNN Audio 5 p.m. ET: House committee subpoenas, US Covid-19 deaths, Milky Way black hole and more 5 things To listenCNN 5 things Thu 12 May On your computer On your mobile device Smart speakers United States World Politics Business show […]

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Mellon and Ford Foundations Announce Second Cohort of Latinx Artist Fellows

The US Latinx Art Forum, with support from the Mellon and Ford Foundations, will offer 15 other visual artists unrestricted prizes from $50,000 NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation announced today the new cohort of the Latinx Artist Scholarship—a multi-year initiative administered by the American Latinx Art […]

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Carmel Art Festival unleashes outdoor artists on peninsula – Monterey Herald

Carmel is once again becoming an outdoor art studio. After a two-year COVID-induced hiatus, the legendary Carmel Art Festival will paint the city Friday through Sunday. At a time when many people are still hesitant to gather indoors, it is appropriate to hold an outdoor festival, during which 60 sworn artists from all over the […]

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Cultural Forum scheduled for Thursday in Newburyport | Local News

NEWBURYPORT – The Newburyport Cultural Council will host its first Cultural Forum on Thursday, inviting local leaders to talk about the arts in the city The intention of the forum is to solidify Newburyport as a cultural center serving the North Shore, according to the council. The event will take place at the Custom House […]

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Restaurant/bar, ax throwing, Muddy Cow is coming to town | Local News

MANKATO – A bar and restaurant with ax throwing lanes are set to open in downtown Mankato later this summer. At the top of the hill, near the River Hills shopping centre, a Muddy Cow grill and pub is about to open. The Mankato Heights Plaza, where TJ Maxx and other businesses are located, has […]

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Should we adopt a “seductive approach” to culture? Christians debate if Tim Keller’s ‘moment is over’

A recent article by James Wood, associate editor of First Things magazine, sparked heated discussion about how Christians should engage with culture. In his May 6 message, “How I evolved on Tim Keller,Wood explains that Tim Keller had a profound impact on his life, but Wood now rejects Keller’s “seductive model” of cultural engagement. “As […]

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Activists hail Arup po-mo’s landmark list | News

Full screen in popup Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s House in Bristol, which has been granted Grade II status Source: historic england Arup Associates’ Canon’s […]

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Professor Salamishah Tillet of Rutgers-Newark receives the Pulitzer Prize | Rutgers University

Media Contact: Carrie [email protected] Salamishah Tillet, a professor at Rutgers University in Newark, has received a Pulitzer Prize for criticism for her New York Times essays on race in arts and culture, the Pulitzer Prize Board announced today. Tillet is the Henry Rutgers Professor of African American Studies and Creative Writing at Rutgers-Newark and Director […]

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Professor Fred Hagstrom receives Distinguished Teaching of Art Award – News – Carleton College

Professor Fred Hagstrom At the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference in January, Fred Hagstrom, Rae Schupack Nathan Art Professor of Carleton, received the 2022 CAA Distinguished Teaching of Art Award. A Carleton faculty member since 1984, Hagstrom has had a profound impact on his students, many of whom have gone on to pursue careers […]

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Artsy CMO Everette Taylor: “I want to help democratize the art world”

“If you told me at 15 that I would help run an art business, I never would have believed you. I’m from Southside, Richmond, Virginia. That’s the hood. A lot of people in the art world come from privileged backgrounds where they grew up with art. I fell into it by chance. I peeked behind […]

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness opens to $185 million at the box office

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will easily top the box office this weekend. The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe will earn at least $185 million based on Disney’s conservative official estimates. Analysts estimate the total could reach more than $195 million once Sunday’s receipts are accounted for. Either way, it’s the biggest opening for […]

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LET’S TALK: Remembering our mothers on a special day

I want to buy a new car/But the price is not good Be a cheaper inconvenience (yes, it would be)/Start cycling They make milk with powder / I have the [babies] tears Rich climbed higher / made the parents lie Lord, she’s a real mother to you (yeah)… -Johnny “Guitar” Watson A mother’s love is […]

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Selections from Will Calhoun’s Rhythm Art/AZA Collection on Display at the National Museum of Mathematics, Ongoing Through July – Our Time Press

What do science, math and fine arts have to do with music?Plenty says Grammy Award-winning drummer Will Calhoun whose performance-art work combines his love for sound and science at an exhibition of selections from his groundbreaking Rhythm Art/AZA collection at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in Manhattan, which will continue until July 31. (The […]

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The FABRIC Arts Festival is coming to Fall River on May 12, 13 and 14

FALL RIVER — The third edition of the FABRIC Arts Festival will take place May 12, 13 and 14 at various locations across Fall River. Presented by Nova Inglaterra’s Casa dos Açores, curated by Michael Benevides in Fall River with the Portugal-based curatorial team of Jesse James and Sofia Carolina Botelho, the event is titled […]

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Free Pocket | Architect magazine

Raphael Gamo DL1310 Apartments in Mexico City by Young + Ayata and Michan Architecture It’s taken a few decades, but we’re finally getting to the point where theoretical assessments of the effects of computing and communications technology are becoming more thorough. These questions are deepened today in the historical perspective, not only by focusing on […]

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Lauren Halsey brings her vision of South Central Los Angeles to New York

Almost every day at dawn, artist Lauren Halsey travels to South Central Los Angeles to collect items. She collects all the objects that catch her eye along the way and takes pictures on her phone. These discoveries, along with the ephemera she’s kept since her teenage years making collages (magazine clippings, church figurines, shiny aluminum […]

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Myths Underpin ‘Humanities Crisis’ Discourse (Opinion)

Every time I read Inside Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Times Higher Education, The New York Times, The Washington Postsemi-academic periodicals and books in the Johns Hopkins University Press Higher Education Series, I encounter persistent myths of the modern university, and in particular of the humanities. Drowned in contradictions, they jump on each […]

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Wall Street plunges after Fed interest rate hike – The Lead with Jake Tapper

Wall Street Plunges After Fed Interest Rate Hike – The Leader with Jake Tapper – Podcast on CNN Audio 5 p.m. ET: Ukrainian steel mill, SCOTUS draft leak, Dow plunge and more 5 things To listenCNN 5 things Thu, May 5 On your computer On your mobile device Smart speakers United States World Politics Business […]

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“Look at the artists.” Meet Herb Alpert, music legend and longtime arts philanthropist

In April 2019, I spoke with legendary musician, record executive, and philanthropist Herb Alpert, who was preparing to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Herb Alpert Awards in the Arts, which he designed with his wife Lani Hall, and in collaboration with the California Institute of the Arts. It was a typically free conversation with […]

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Ukraine-Russia War Breaking News: Live Updates

WASHINGTON — The United States provided intelligence on Russian units that enabled the Ukrainians to target and kill numerous Russian generals who died in action during the war in Ukraine, according to senior American officials. Ukrainian officials said they killed about 12 generals on the front lines, a number that stunned military analysts. The targeting […]

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The classical music critic compares the scene in the two cities

HOUSTON — A friend who had lived in both Dallas and Houston once commented on their difference. “Houston is always more willing to take risks,” he said. “Dallas is too busy looking over his shoulder to see what people are thinking.” It paints both cities with broad brushes, but there’s something about it. I thought […]

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Evil Dead Rise is terrifying according to Sam Raimi

It’s no surprise that right now everyone seems to want to talk to the MCU’s Sam Raimi, with his new time-travel movie Doctor Strange 2 hitting theaters May 5th. But, it’s worth remembering that a new Evil Dead movie is coming later this year, and Raimi described Evil Dead Rise as “terrifying” and promised the […]

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UMaine in Farmington Names Spring Wilson Scholars

The 2022 University of Maine Farmington Spring Wilson Scholars, left to right, are Isabelle King, Miles Stevens, and Nik Schultz. Back from left are Drew Monteith and Maxen Ryder. Not pictured are Daniela Lilly Rodiles and Emily Moore. UMF picture The Michael Wilson Scholars Program at the University of Maine at Farmington has named seven […]

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He wrapped landmarks in fabric. Years later, his art ended up in a dumpster.

The gauze-wrapped building towered over the East Village like a bandaged wound. It was May 1979 and the artist, Francis Hines, had covered an abandoned five-story building with 3,500 yards of white fabric, sealing loosely inside strewn drug needles and crumbling walls. At the time, said a friend of Mr. Hines, the soft, bloated installation […]

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Who is Peter Thiel, the billionaire who helped found Facebook and invests in the Conservatives?

In December 2010, the movie “The Social Network” brought the story of Facebook to theaters. Starring Jesse Eisenberg (Justice League) as Mark Zuckerberg, and Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Justin Timberlake (The Price of Tomorrow) as co-founders Eduardo Saverin and Sean Parker, the film delves into the behind-the-scenes process that turned a resentful Zuckerberg […]

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World-class arts, dishes and beats are back on the menu at Elemental AKL

Auckland’s favorite mid-year festival, elementary AKL returns in July with a sensational season of curated experiences celebrating the unique culture, cuisine and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. From July 14-31, Elemental AKL 2022 will whet the appetite and awaken the senses as the finest cuisine, performing and visual arts, and live music […]