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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 […]

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The Hooper-Lee-Nichols house has a haunted history

Hessian Regiment fighting alongside the British Army, circa 1780. (Image: Journal of the American Revolution) This month, the Cambridge Historical Commission hosted Cambridge Open Archives, online events that allow six of the city’s history organizations to share items from their collections. Looking ahead to Halloween, the theme was “Morbid, Morose and Macabre”, and each participant […]

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October 31, 2022 – Daily Freeman

• The “Guiding the Currents” exhibition featuring the works of Dutch Hudson Valley resident Marieken Cochius runs at SUNY Ulster’s Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery in Stone Ridge until 29 november. A free reception is scheduled for Friday, November 4. from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Normal gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. […]

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How being a frog on a lily pad could save the world

In her book of essays, “Upstream”, poet Mary Oliver explores the interplay between creativity and nature. The titular essay argues that just because butterflies don’t write books doesn’t mean they don’t feel and know, in their own way, who they are and what role they play. The book is a tender exploration of the natural […]

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Medieval Buddhist Hungry Ghost Scrolls show the tortured beings of many Japanese ghost stories

In the Buddhist teaching, all beings endlessly cycle through six realms of existence: human, animal, jealous god, happy god, hell, and hungry ghost. The first realm is the most desirable, and the last condition, perhaps, the most excruciatingly abysmal, even worse than the innumerable tortures of various hells. One can imagine the Greek Tantalus, forever […]

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On My Radar: Derek Owusu’s Cultural Highlights | Culture

Born in London in 1988, Derek Owusu is a poet, writer and one of the founding members of the Black Writers’ Guild. Between 2017 and 2019, he co-hosted a literary podcast Mainly lit and edited the anthology Vault: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space. In 2019, he published his first novel, That reminds me, on […]

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🌱 Out of State Money in Portland Election + Natural Gas Prices Rise

Hey, Portland, it’s Saturday! It’s time to sleep and wear your pajamas until noon. Today, we have : Homeless campers light fires A celebration of witches Falcons control crows Let’s continue our weekend! But first, today’s weather: A few showers in the morning and cloudy skies in the afternoon with highs of 60. 🏡 Attention […]

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The 20 Best Places to Buy Furniture Online 2022

For most of our adult lives, our apartment has been a random (but affectionate) microclimate of IKEA coffee tables, slanted MCM shelves and, occasionally, postmodern italian mushroom lamp for which we paid way too much money to Brooklyn Flea Market (no sweat; worth it for the serotonin). Now that we’re a little older and finally […]

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Ray Nasher was Dallas’ king of art and commerce

Raymond Nasher was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1921. He grew up as the only child of European parents who emigrated to Boston in his early years. He inherited his appreciation for art from his parents, who took him to various museums and galleries every month during his childhood, instilling in him a love of […]

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Jaclyn Moriarty sends complex kids on an epic quest

Best-selling novels by Sydney-based Jaclyn Moriarty have been named Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Books and Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Oscar by the way is the fourth book in Moriarty’s Kingdoms and Empires universe. Adventurers solve puzzles in Oscar by the way While working on her doctorate in law at […]

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Bizarre Discoveries | News, Sports, Jobs

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette Members of the Iron County-based Michigan Advanced Paranormal Society (MAPS) presented Friday night at the Calumet Theater their findings from a March 2022 investigation into the theater and ballroom. Their findings have only refreshed the decades-old question: Is the Calumet Theater really haunted? CALUMET – The Calumet […]

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Exhibitions to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Atelier des Éditions Normales – News

Two exhibitions will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Normal Editions Workshop at Illinois State University. Normal Editions was founded in 1976 to publish limited edition fine art prints in a professional print research setting, create new artwork, educate and develop appreciation for print media. Veda Rives Aukerman “Over the years, the studio has hosted […]

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‘The Romps of Bognor’ offer their art in a major Chichester exhibition

Howard Romp Pauline Farrington and Oscar Romp in front of a painting by Howard Romp – Photograph by Andrew Churchill The Romps of Bognor: Howard Romp, Pauline Farrington, Oscar Romp runs from October 25 to November 6. Sophie Hull, President of Oxmarket Contemporary, said: “By presenting this exhibition and the accompanying book, Oxmarket Contemporary continues […]

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The Las Vegas festival celebrates the city’s iconic architecture

Aaron Berger was originally an architecture student at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. The book “Learning from Las Vegas” was required reading in his classes. Berger, however, ignored the requirement. He didn’t read the groundbreaking architecture book as he turned to art history. But today, “Learning from Las Vegas” is certainly required (and […]

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‘I really hope this gives them courage’: Ke Huy Quan is moved after overwhelming support from fans praising his return to comedy in ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ as actor joins Loki season 2

Everything everywhere all at once Star Ke Huy Quan looked nothing short of amazing in his comeback film. The actor who retired from public space after his widely acclaimed performances in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and The Goonies had entered a 35-year hibernation that was broken with the 2022 sci-fi adventure film, […]

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Pipeline London’s new must-see exhibition space

Pipelinefounded by Tatiana Chenevière, is the new essential exhibition and the creative project that opens in the heart of the center London October 23. The space invites visitors to explore a more thoughtful approach to fast-paced engagement emerging artists are often conditioned to. Born from a multidimensional reflection on beginnings, new artists and collectors, Pipeline […]

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Review: The 1975 – Being Funny in a Foreign Language

The 1975Being funny in a foreign language Dirty blowStreet: 10.14The 1975 = Bon Iver + The Beatles + Drive Like I Do The new 1975 album, Being funny in a foreign language, is really. fucking. good. He strikes in every possible way; the feeling of a satisfied craving – pure ecstatic pleasure. It’s nostalgic but […]

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Art Jakarta 2022: First Indonesian fair reinvigorates art scene in Southeast Asia

If the Asian visual arts scene has been experiencing a prolonged winter for two years, the winds of change seem to herald change. The famous international art fair Frieze recently made its debut in Seoul. It was held at the same time as the KIAF (Korean International Art Fair), thus reinforcing the city’s footprint as […]

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“Forest for the Trees” is Spruill’s third public art installation

Left to right: Jennifer Price, Director of Spruill Gallery, Alan Mothner, CEO of Spruill, and Alice Stone Collins, AMPLIFY winner. More than 100 people attending the Spirits for Spruill event on October 15 witnessed the unveiling of AMPLIFY’s third annual winning public art installation, Alice Stone Collins’ “Forest for Trees”, self-described as ” contrasting energies […]

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NLCS: Phillies look to the past for winning post-season strategy

SAN DIEGO- It’s here. Try to hit it. Has baseball ever been distilled to something more basic than that? Such bravado disappears in the game. The spin is in it. Disappointment dominates. For the first time in recorded history, major league pitchers threw fastballs with less than half their pitches, 48.6%. Just six years ago, […]

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Sentro Artista organizes a visual arts exhibition

SENTRO ARTISTA organized the Up Close & Natural photography exhibition to promote mobile phone photography to capture the beauty of nature at its best during the weekend. Around 50 visual artists from across Metro Manila – 20 to 30 mobile photographers and junior photographers – flocked to the Arton Strip near the Rockwell in Quezon […]

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The Christopher Hill Gallery celebrates its 20th anniversary in Saint Helena

ST. HELENA — Avant-garde? Realistic? Capricious? It is difficult to define the artistic identity of the Christopher Hill Gallery. Hill says eclecticism is one of the secrets to the success of the gallery, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary in downtown St Helena. Support local news coverage and the people who report it by subscribing […]

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How to attract big spenders? LV, Chanel and Dior open VIP lounges at SKP Beijing

In a recent earnings call, Chanel unveiled its intention to open private boutiques dedicated to its VIP customers, starting with Asian cities. This is hardly surprising given the scenario of frequent and long queues outside their shops around the world – hardly a luxury experience. And it’s not the only luxury giant to adopt this […]

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Manchester’s North Side isn’t entirely Victorian – and that’s why it’s so important

PHOTO BY JAMES F. CARR Ahile the Manchester neighborhood on the north side of Pittsburgh is generally known for its Victorian-era homes, a new walking tour shines a light on the more contemporary buildings of the eclectic community. Hosted by the Manchester Historical Society and the Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Modern Preservation Committee — which examines, studies […]

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Billy Eichner, a gay writer, claimed homophobic straight audiences were to blame

A gay journalist has attempted to explain why fellow writer and actor Billy Eichner’s film Bros failed at the box office. Billed as the first gay rom-com from a major Hollywood studio, Isaac Grafstein wrote in Common Sense that the film is a “preaching, indulgent dumpster fire”. “The two long hours are filled with partisan […]

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Identity politics and its dissatisfactions

Progressives, not just in Pakistan but around the world, are facing a critical moment: in which they must collectively decide what their strategic direction in politics will be. As things stand, the “left” is characterized by excessive factionalism and a myopic, one-upmanship approach that leaves it overstretched – pursuing moving targets, too many of which […]

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Mode Festival review – ‘Elevated’ dance music brings new life to Sydney’s Cockatoo Island | dance music

On a perfect spring Saturday in Sydney, around 3,000 people lined up for a festival that most of the city knew nothing about. Encased in the heritage grandeur of Cockatoo Island and accessible only by private ferry, the first-ever Mode Festival sold out on its lineup of ‘elevated dance music’ and an ‘expansive visual arts […]

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Corporate Ladder: your weekly guide to executive appointments

Kylie Neal Tania Rucioch Movements of shopping centers Adelaide Central Plaza Center Manager Kylie Neal joined Harbor Town Adelaide. Neal has managed shopping centers in Victoria, the Northern Territory, Tasmania and South Australia for over 20 years – spending the last six years running Adelaide Central Plaza, part of the Precision Group of Companies based […]

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MCLA welcomes seven new faculty members / iBerkshires.com

NORTH ADAMS, Massachusetts – The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is pleased to announce that seven new faculty members will join the Trailblazer community for the College’s fall semester: Eunice Uhm, Mariah Hepworth, Omotara Adeeko, Carter J Carter, Darren Johnson, Amy Shapiro and Kara Corlew. New faculty members include: […]

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Fall in love with Carroll County in the fall – Baltimore Sun

This is the time of year when many people travel far to see the colors of the fall trees. Several years ago my family took an October trip to the Great Smoky Mountains – mostly to take time off and hike. The brilliant fall leaf colors were definitely an added bonus, but admittedly they were […]

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Sound installation brings artist Maggie Jencks’ voice back to the postmodern home she helped create in London

A new sound installation by artist Marysia Lewandowska will accompany visitors as they wander through The Cosmic House, the former home of Charles Jencks, architectural historian and postmodern provocateur. While Charles’ ideas, spirit and sense of style and humor are embodied and embedded in this Grade I listed house (now open as a museum), Lewandowska […]

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Channel 4’s Hitler art exhibition is no laughing matter

Can channel 4 go lower? The TV network bought a painting of Adolf Hitler so a studio audience could decide whether to allow comedian Jimmy Carr to destroy it with a flamethrower. In other words, popular television is trolling the Jewish community, everyone in the world who suffered under Nazism, and everyone who remains in […]

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Toshi Ichiyanagi, experimental composer who married Yoko Ono, dies at 89

Toshi Ichiyanagi, a Japanese composer who explored non-traditional musical forms in the New York art scene of the 1950s while married to an avant-garde artist Yoko Ono, who became an influential innovator whose work blended Japanese and Western instruments and let musicians control notes and rhythm, died Oct. 7 in Tokyo. He was 89 years […]

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LA Philharmonic stuns with Ortiz, Mahler

LA Philharmonic hosted Gustavo Dudamel’s orchestra over the weekend, with notable pieces by Gustav Mahler and Gabriela Ortiz. (Photo courtesy of Joey Zanotti) Last weekend, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and musical director and conductor Gustavo Dudamel presented a program marked by contrast. The orchestra performed Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony, a colossal turn-of-the-century work, and […]

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‘As an empath, portrayal works for me’: Amy Sherald explains how she embraces black stories in her first UK show

Two black men on dirt bikes soar through the air in the gigantic diptych Issuance (2022), one of the highlights of “The World We Make”, Amy Sherald’s new solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in London. Behind this powerful ascent one could imagine the roar of the engines or the cries of camaraderie but, frozen […]

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The Fiji Times » ‘Festival promotes local art, local artists’

The Rarama Art Festival 2022 provides a space and forum for artists to showcase their work, says Larry Thomas, Director of the Oceania Center at the University of the South Pacific (USP). The festival includes a month-long Open Rarama Art Gala at the Oceania Center. “The month-long visual arts exhibition will provide visibility and hopefully […]

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Kurt Cobain: How a Dirty Used Cardigan Became a Pop Culture Legend | Culture

The 1990s, or what we understand as the 1990s, has been resurrected so many times that almost any teenager with a Vinted or Depop account and Instagram access can make a list of the most iconic clothes from the decade. It would include the Virgin Airlines sweatshirt that Lady Diana Spencer wore one day when […]

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From Postmodernism to Postmodernism – Economist Writing Every Day

Authors of the kind of books I read present themselves as a voice of reason against our decaying society that can no longer evaluate arguments or define moral principles. (I have fun at parties.) “Postmodernism” has been under attack all my life. For a while I had been looking for a successor to postmodernism. To […]

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APAture 2022: Your Guide to the Return of Kearny Street Workshop’s Asian American Arts Showcase

Artist Heesoo Kwon. Photo: Andrew Sung-Taek Ingersol Kearny Street Workshop, the world’s oldest multidisciplinary Asian American arts group, continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary with the full-scale return of APature, its flagship event. After a pandemic hiatus in 2020 and a soft relaunch last year, the month-long visual arts, music, film and comedy festival returns […]

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Artnet Auctions specialists share the stories behind 5 works by iconic British artists, from Banksy to Bridget Riley

Live until October 13, Artnet Auctions’s Premier Prints & Multiples Sale collects masterpieces in a range of mediums, from serigraphs and monotypes to etchings and sculptures. The sale is also packed with some of England’s most notable artists, including Francis Bacon, Banksy, Ian Davenport, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Harland Miller. Julien Opieand Brigitte Riley. We […]

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The left has a race and a gender, but no class

Jhe postmodern triumvirate of race, gender and class has been torn apart. The split seems irreparable and permanent. Although leftists talk obsessively about race and gender, they now rarely mention class. Tune into NPR, an accurate gauge of superficial ideological fashion, and in a sentence or two, the story you hear will turn out to […]

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The 20 Most Popular Movie-Inspired Baby Names

To get an idea of ​​what baby names will be mainstream in a year or two, just watch today’s biggest movies. New parents have been drawing inspiration from pop culture for decades. The names below have all been popularized by blockbuster movies, from superhero blockbusters to classic comedies. To determine the most successful movie-inspired baby […]

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Latin Expressions celebrates culture, community through dance, film, visual arts, literature and more — Stir

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, VLACC presents Latin Expressions, a month-long series of arts events, many of which are free, presented in partnership with four of the city’s leading arts groups: the Vancouver; Vancouver Writers Festival; DanceHouse; and Museum of Anthropology. From October 7 to November 5, the celebration includes film, dance, visual arts, […]

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Louis Vuitton Security Guard slaps child at Paris Fashion Week, video shows

A video showing a 13-year-old child being slapped by a security guard outside the Louvre on Tuesday, during Paris Fashion Week, has been widely shared online. It was filmed during an event organized at the art gallery by the French company Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton [LVMH]specializing in luxury fashion. An employee cleans the deserted Napoleon […]

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Bond and the Beatles: the day in 1962 that changed Britain

Within Britain, the years immediately following the Second World War were marked by austerity, while the Suez Crisis of 1956 made it clear that the UK was no longer the political superpower or soldier he had long boasted of being. “At that time Britain needed a new history and a new way of understanding itself,” […]

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Founders of Feminist Faith, Community Archivists: APAture Highlights Remarkable Women Creators

During her recent stint as artist-in-residence at Chinatown 41 Ross Gallery, Heesoo Kwon wanted to do what she could for the people of Chinatown. “I wanted to think about how to support the community and the economy there,” she told 48hills. “People were hurting during the pandemic, so I wanted to bring some positive energy […]

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General Idea HIV exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada until November 20, 2022 – Apartment613

Advertising: Advertising: By Hannah Wanamaker Throughout the pandemic years, queer art has become a lifeline for the queer community. In my opinion, one of the best examples of Canadian queer art is the General idea AIDS Exhibition currently on display at National Gallery of Canada. It takes the dark and deadly history of […]

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The originals of Warhol, Pollock and Lichtenstein displayed at the Washington Pavilion

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – Visitors to the Washington Pavilion’s Visual Arts Center can now view works by well-known artists such as Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Chuck Close, Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein , Thomas Moran, and more. The Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion currently houses more than 70 […]

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Civilization’s finest veneer

Civilization is fragile. It’s about insuring the things of life. To be able to eat, to move, to have shelter, to be free from state or tribal coercion, to be safe abroad and safe at home – only this allows cultures to be freed from the daily drudgery of mere survival. Only civilization allows humans […]

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Make this Christmas magical with the first-ever Jelly Belly® collection of Harry Potter™ Butterbeer™ sweets

Jelly Belly unveils five new Wizarding World-inspired treats – the stocking filler every fan dreams of LONDON, October 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Calling all witches, wizards and Muggles: Jelly Belly Candy Company, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is thrilled to announce five new additions to its collection of Harry Potter-inspired confections. Launching just […]

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Why did JRD Tata’s Air India have 8,000 artistic treasures? Raza, Husain, ashtrays by Dali

In mid-2012, out of the blue, reports surfaced that Air India was preparing to sell its art collection, one of the most valuable in the world. It was then that the national carrier, mismanaged by national leaders for a long time, had incurred a debt of ₹43,777 crore and racked up losses (over the previous […]

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With a new $94 million building, the Orange County Museum of Art gets its own version of the Met Museum Steps

Architect Thom Mayne of Los Angeles firm Morphosis says in his line of work, “everyone has one”: a construction project that threatens never to finish. In his case, it’s the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), which he began designing 14 years ago and which has only just been completed with a 24-hour opening celebration […]

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Ticket holders arrive at the show to find it has been canceled

Dana Lynn Nice/Stuff Postmodern Jukebox, a file photo of the 2021 touring jazz band. The late cancellation of Postmodern Jukebox’s previously postponed Dunedin concert took hundreds of ticket holders by surprise. The musical collective were due to perform their first show of their New Zealand tour at Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday, starting at 8 […]

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“Interview with the Vampire” has an enduring legacy. Look inside his TV revival

CNN — It’s been nearly half a century since “Interview with the Vampire” was published, leaving its mark on popular culture. Written by the late Anne Rice, the book became the first of the “Vampire Chronicles”, which includes 12 follow-up novels. “Interview” itself was adapted into a 1994 feature film starring Brad Pitt and Tom […]

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Meet the Artist Who Just Launched Christie’s New Platform for NFT Sales

Diana Sinclair Neesmith Onzeur Acclaimed visual artist Diana Sinclair’s first solo exhibition serves as the launch pad for Christie’s 3.0, the auction house’s new platform for on-chain NFT sales. Stepsa curated auction of nine NFTs, is currently open for auction until October 11 and on display at Christie’s Galleries in New York until October 5. […]

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The Orange County Museum of Art celebrates its opening with a 24-hour party October 8-9

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE at the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a set of grand staircases serve as a gathering place for visitors to the OC Museum. September 30, 2022 By Lydia Ringwald The new Orange County Museum of Art, the latest jewel in the crown of the Segerstrom Center, opens […]

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Coolio ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ Covers – Billboard

Coolio’s death on Wednesday at age 59 came as a shock to his fans around the world. Artis born rapper Leon Ivey Jr. was found dead on the bathroom floor of a friend’s house, with the official cause of death still pending at press time. His untimely passing prompted an outpouring of sympathy and condolences […]

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Midwest Arts and Arts Group Produce New Bedford Campaign Love Letter

NEW BEDFORD – A new ‘Love Letter to New Bedford’ campaign has been launched to empower and promote local artists. With the help of Creative Ambassadors and a Connecting Creation Cohort assembled by New Bedford Creative, under the direction of Arts Midwest, the project will weave stories of connection and creativity into a public narrative […]

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The Future of the Campground – The Provincetown Independent

Upcoming meetings Most meetings at Wellfleet are remote only, but some are held in person. Go to www.wellfleet-ma.gov/calendar and click on the meeting you want to watch, then follow the instructions on the agenda. Thursday September 29 Tax Assistance Committee, 10 a.m., Adult Community Center Barnstable HOME Consortium, 5:30 p.m., Provincetown Library Monday, October 3 […]

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The Queer for Fear Docuseries asks: Is Frankenstein a gay horror movie?

Boris Karloff in Frankenstein. Mark Blankenship, editor of Primetimer’s Reviews, isn’t just a TV fan: he’s also a movie buff. Every once in a while, something on the small screen will inspire him to write about a movie, which is why Shudder’s Queer for fear inspired this deep dive into Frankenstein. Is Frankenstein’s monster really […]

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10 Best Ben Stiller Movies

Ben Stiller is best known for his comedy films and romantic comedies, but throughout his career he has created or participated in various genres. Many of his films focus on a specific theme, usually critiquing a particular period in a person’s life, as in reality hurts or the new Amazon original, Brad Status. Related: 8 […]

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West Norfolk Artists Association collaborates with King’s Lynn Purfleet Brasserie to promote the visual arts

A new collaboration between Purfleet Brasserie and the West Norfolk Artists Association (WNAA) in Lynn will provide a venue for the visual arts. Last week, an official event was held at the Brewery on Tuesday evening, attended by West Norfolk Mayor Lesley Bambridge. The Mayor showed his support for the new collaboration with brewery owners […]

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A new art dealer, an auction house and a book – updates from the world of art and antiquities

Emma Ward has left the Dickinson Gallery. Image: Dafydd Jones Laura Chester Sep 27, 2022 Moretti district Dickinson Gallery Managing Director Emma Ward and James Roundell left to set up a society with Old Masters specialist Fabrizio Moretti. They are joined by Dickinson […]

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Youth Desperation: The End of the American Dream?

Photo by Pars Sahin Americans are suffering, and not as much as the young people of this country. In December 2021, the Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released a disturbing report, “Council on Youth Mental Health Protection,” which paints a troubling picture of young people ages 3 to 17. The report […]

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Crystar: Marvel’s Forgotten Fantasy Hero

The 1980s were a very important era in popular culture. You’ve seen the explosion of video games, the birth of multiple popular film and television franchises, a wide variety of music, and innovation in places like toys and comics. While many popular toy lines form the 1980s like He-Man and G.I. Joe are still loved […]

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How do you encourage millennials to move to Traverse City?

How do you get a millennial to move their family or business to Traverse City? After five years, multiple grants, and setting up a digital talent attraction campaign, the Traverse Connect team thinks they have a pretty good idea. In 2017, a Michigan Office of Film and Digital Media grant was awarded to five […]

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Helen Wan, Lawyer and Author of “The Partner Track,” on Bringing Her Novel Biglaw to Netflix

Author Helen Wan (courtesy photo) “And blame the postmodern things I can’t relate / Like summer camps in the coastal states / Like booze and coffee beans / Dance floors and magazines / I think it’s safe to say that I have only myself to blame.” – The format This week I had the opportunity […]

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Blade Runner, Quads and Dizzee Rascal: The Story of the First TV Musical | Television

Jungle isn’t the most conventional TV show you can watch. In a sense, it’s a spiritual successor to Top Boy, given its storylines and gun cast whose crime-based livelihoods surround London’s drug trade. But it’s also a musical – television’s first musical, in fact – and most of the cast are top British MCs. It’s […]

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The Wesleyan Argus | “The Dreams of Sentences” by Renee Gladman conceptualizes language through art

c/o Dario Lasagni “The Dreams of Sentences,” a new exhibition at Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery featuring works by artist Renee Gladman, reconceptualizes the relationship between writing and visual art. The exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday September 6, with an official opening on Tuesday September 13. “A writer and artist preoccupied with the crossings, thresholds […]