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Great Escapes: Art, Food and Architecture in Williamstown and North Adams

Williamstown and North Adams in Berkshire County, Mass., are a feast for the weekend visitor. Both towns were settled in the 18th century and became centers of art: North Adams is home to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, one of the largest museums of contemporary art in the United States; and Williamstown is home […]

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The Peter Handke controversy, considered

Contents This content can also be viewed on the site from which it originated. On December 10, 2019, Austrian writer Peter Handke received the Nobel Prize for Literature. If he felt pride or triumph, he didn’t show it. His crooked bow tie over an ill-fitting white shirt, his unsmiling eyes behind his signature round glasses, […]

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Marian Lee replaces Bozoma Saint John as Director of Marketing

Marian Lee has been promoted to chief marketing officer at Netflix. She replaces Bozoma Saint John, who joined the streaming giant in 2020 after holding senior roles at Uber and Apple. Lee joined the company in July 2021 as Vice President of Marketing in the United States and Canada (UCAN in Netflix parlance), overseeing all […]

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This digital archive takes art dealers back to modern art history

A popular hashtag every March during Women’s History Month challenges people to name #5womenartists. But can you name five art dealers? A new project aims to prove that there are plenty of choices, they just haven’t been pulled from the margins of art history with the same vigor devoted to artists. There is a general […]

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

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

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

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

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Wiregrass Gallery Hosts Fundraiser for Black History Museum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Smithsonian curator has roots in the Dayton area

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

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

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

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The first English translation of Hamann’s “London Writings”

To show the relevance of Johann Georg Hamann (1730-1788) today, he was perhaps the first, in 1784, to add to an unrelated word the prefix “meta”. In his time, he impacted thinkers ranging from Goethe to Kierkegaard to CFW Walther. Today it has been rediscovered and is credited with anticipating – and critiquing – both […]

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Events to recognize Black History Month for each day of February – The GW Hatchet

Media Credit: Photo illustration by Auden Yurman | photo editing assistant From events at the Smithsonian to live shows, celebrate Black History Month around DC this year with these activities to put on your calendar. Spend the entire month of February recognizing Black History Month with a variety of in-person and virtual events throughout the […]

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Hello Kitty prepares for a global takeover

The Japanese company behind Hello Kitty and its entourage of a dandy frog and an evil penguin wants the world to spend 300 billion cumulative hours with its characters by the end of 2031. If Sanrio succeeds in restoring the fortunes of Japan’s beloved character – an icon of the country kawaii, or cute popular […]

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The edgy and lucid video art of Rafael França

Watching recent Brazilian films about AIDS, I was reminded of the paucity of depictions of the pandemic and its devastation on the country’s gay community in contemporary art of the time. It is an absence that has made artist José Leonilson’s audio cassette diartic entries so intensely haunting; Leonilson documented her lovers, her coming out […]

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Acclaimed Essex County artist dies: Donald Richard Kramer

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Donald Richard Kramer, a renowned artist and illustrator born in Newark, lived in Nutley and had deep ties to Essex County, died Friday at the age of 83. “Mr. Kramer was born on April 1, 1938 in Newark to Donald and Pearl. From an early age, Dick had a vocation for […]

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Affordable, quirky art adds vitality and visual interest to a home: shop smart with these tips

Art dealer Heidi Lawrence calls it “going the loop.” Someone walks into her Lake Oswego gallery, nods when she says hello, then slides in to look at the paintings, sculptures and art glass. A card next to each piece has the price and description. When the visitor repeats a loop, it is to focus on […]

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Wichita Gallery presents visually impaired artists

Sarah Kephart, Envision Arts Program Manager, front row from right, and Dale Small, Envision Arts Galley Coordinator, front row far right, with students from the Adult Arts Class of Envision. The Envision Arts Gallery and Community Engagement Center opens this weekend. A new art gallery that champions the accessibility and inclusion of art opens on […]

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Anti-Robot Combat Petition Aims to Stop Artificial Intelligence Weapons Access to Oregon

Autonomous weapons are in use in some countries and an Oregon man fears they will fall into the hands of the police by: Amanda Arden Job : January 14, 2022 / 10:00 a.m. PST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 5:39 PM PST An Israeli Air Force Mk 84 Bomb Spice 2000 from Rafael poses […]

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Inside the Los Angeles home of Giampiero Tagliaferri, former creative director of Oliver Peoples

Interior designer Giampiero Tagliaferri’s Los Angeles home is an object lesson in the wonders of 20th-century Italian furniture and the affinities between Italian Modernism and the Mid-Century Modern movement incubated in Southern California . Shock block with treasures both familiar and obscure, the decor includes works by luminaries of the order of Gae Aulenti, Vico […]

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Adam Neumann’s Next Act, Monster Leases and more – Business Watcher

Well, it didn’t take long. You would think that after Adam Neumann’s spectacular explosion at WeWork, he would just lay low for a while and count his millions. (Yes, Neumann, you have a golden parachute!) Well, if you were thinking that, you clearly don’t know Neumann. This week it was revealed (first through the the […]

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And just like that, no one has sex anymore – but why? | Arwa Mahdawi

Sign up for Patriarchy Week, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent out every Saturday (Not a lot) of sex in town And just like that, no one has sex anymore. Middle-aged people don’t have much. Young people don’t have much. Japanese people don’t have much. The British or Australians or American. Over the past […]

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[Gamer’s World] Launch into new titles, sequels and formats with non-stop creativity in 2022

~~ ~ OK, so 2021 hasn’t quite brought the full recovery from the pandemic that many of us had hoped for. But here in Japan, where new cases of COVID-19 have somewhat taken hold (at the time of writing, anyway), the final months of the year seemed to offer a silver lining. About 80% of […]

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Valley News – Column: Trump’s unlikely legacy: More and more people now care about the facts

As the nation continues to recover from the ravages of the Trump presidency – our diminished reputation in the world, a crippled economy, escalating race relations, a setback in the fight against climate change – there is a positive development of which Donald Trump can take the credit. : It turns out that many Americans […]

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Death of Wayne Thiebaud: the Californian painter was 101 years old

Wayne Thiebaud is deceased. He was 101 years old. A UC Davis faculty teacher for more than 40 years, Thiebaud died at his home in Sacramento on Saturday. His death was confirmed on Instagram by his Acquavella gallery. “It is with great sadness that we celebrate the passing of a truly remarkable man, Wayne Thiebaud,” […]

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24 inmates with bachelor’s degrees in pastoral ministry will serve North Carolina prisons as ministers

Twenty-four men wearing black caps and robes walked across the stage at Nash Correctional Gymnasium on December 15 to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry. They shook hands with Danny Akin, president of Southeastern College, the undergraduate school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and posed for a photographer. For these men, about […]

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Moroccan artist Nabil El-Makhloufi evokes the importance of “enigmatic situations” in his work

DUBAI: From a delicate figurative drawing by Kahlil Gibran to Etel Adnan’s tricolor painting “Planet 8”, a recent exhibition at the Middle East Institute in Washington showcased the works of established and emerging Arab artists who have built their lives and their career in America. “Converging Lines: Tracing the Artistic Lineage of the Arab Diaspora […]

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Rasputin isn’t the film’s worst historical inaccuracy

Rasputin’s King’s Man version is a savage historical figure, but it’s not the film’s most absurd historical portrayal. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for The King’s Man, which is now playing in theaters One of the most entertaining aspects of The king’s man – the prequel entry of WWI in the popular action film series […]

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UAB President Watts had a difficult 2014. What has happened since?

David Sher’s BackCity give a voice to the people of Birmingham and Alabama. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter. (Disable anytime) On December 4th, 2014, I did something that I had never done before and never had to do again. That day, as the editor of ComebackTown, I published a column that I naively […]

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What if uprooting was the cause of our discomfort?

We are uprooted from our soil like trees in a hurricane, separated from our extended family, local community, and the natural world. Witness the plight of Gen Z, born in the mid to late 1990s, who were expected to play hopscotch all over the United States in their lifetime, holding 18 jobs, spanning six careers, […]

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David Bowie said Ziggy Stardust had done something “better than the Monkees could ever make”

David Bowie and The Monkees were very different artists. Despite this, Bowie compared one of his most famous characters, Ziggy Stardust, to the Monkees. He felt that the Prefab Four were lacking in relation to his creation. Additionally, Bowie revealed that he created Ziggy Stardust in part because he was “fed up” with hippies. David […]

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2021 Holiday Buying Guide | Allentown – Buffalo Rising

Sponsored by: The 2021 Holiday Buying Guide is a unique blend of independently owned and operated businesses across a variety of industries, such as retail, food, restaurant, arts, non-profit organizations profit, etc., all designed to encourage residents of WNY to #boutiquelocal. Sponsored by Visit Buffalo Niagara and Erie County, the 2021 guide will explore all […]

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Fox Chapel Teen Wins Singing Awards

Shady Side Academy Junior Sloane Simon won two voice awards at the 2022 National YoungArts Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention in the Voice / Popular (Pop) category and an Award of Merit in the Voice / Singer-Songwriter category. The National YoungArts Competition is open to artists aged 15-18 or grades 10-12 in the United States, […]

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Trump’s incentives to sign peace deals with Israel could be threatened

WASHINGTON – For Sudan, agree to normalize relations with Israel was the price of withdrawal from the American list of sponsoring states of terrorism. A similar diplomatic agreement with Israel sealed Morocco’s demand for the United States to recognize its sovereignty over the Western Sahara region. United Arab Emirates officials who wanted to buy F-35 […]

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College tuition refunds, recoveries from an uphill battle amid coronavirus | Pay for college

Amid the coronavirus pandemic that has forced U.S. colleges to send students home and move on to online classes, students across the country are asking tuition fees refunds and discounts. Some have taken legal action, while others are simply planning not to pay. (Getty Images) Put simply, “zooming university is not worth $ 50,000 a […]

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Idea of ​​Marketing Local Pepper Sauce Becomes Listed Food Business

Leticia Osafo-Addo, Founder and Managing Director of Samba Foods Twenty-eight years ago, Leticia Osafo-Addo returned to her native country Ghana after studying anesthesiologist and intensive care therapist in Germany. She never entered the medical field, choosing instead a different path after recognizing a gap in the market to commercialize the production of a local pepper […]

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From dollars to despots: Sisi’s international patrons

President Sisi’s regime follows a consistent policy of entrenchment in the global financial system to align its own stability with the economic interests of international organizations, Western states, and private businesses. Even if the diet markets itself internationally as a bulwark against terrorism and illegal migratory flows, this narrative often overshadows an underlying economic strategy. […]

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CN companies received more than $ 12 billion in P3s

Update: This story has been corrected to correct errors found in the Small Business Administration database. The searchable database included in this story is taken directly from information provided by the SBA and may include additional errors. Submit any errors to [email protected] or [email protected] The United States Small Business Administration has released the much anticipated […]