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La Salle artist paints JB Pritzker and Darren Bailey on pumpkins – Shaw Local

La Salle pop artist John Kettman is back with his political pumpkins, following his “Trumpkin” and Joe Biden pumpkin from the last election with Illinois gubernatorial candidates JB Pritzker and Darren Bailey. John Kettman, of La Salle, poses with his pumpkins he created of Gov. JB Pritzker and GOP candidate …

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9 recipes that take your old-school style to new heights

The old fashioned is perhaps the most famous cocktail in the world, a timeless classic. It’s old, yet still in vogue to this day, having survived more than a century of cocktail trends since its inception in 1880 at the Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky. The basic recipe is simple: …

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Modernist Tyeb Mehta’s work sells for over Rs 25 crore at AstaGuru auction

The work of iconic modernist painter Tyeb Mehta was recently auctioned for AstaGuru’s ‘Modern Treasures’ auction and emerged as the highest sale at over Rs 25.29 crore. Mehta’s famous “diagonal series” oil painting on canvas was created in 1973 when the artist became familiar with the motif and its …

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Local artist Lizbeth Ortiz honors downtown Houston’s Mexican icons for Hispanic Heritage Month🎨

HOUSTON – ¡Feliz Mes de la Herencia Hispana! This Hispanic Heritage Month, Midtown Houston is honoring Mexican history and culture in a way that all Houstonians can experience. The city of Bayou is home to one of the largest Hispanic populations in the country, with a rich culture, history, and …

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Pabst Blue Ribbon plays supporting role in “Greatest Beer Run Ever”

In 1967, a guy from New York embarked on a seemingly crazy adventure.now assignment: Go to Vietnam, find some neighborhood uniformed buddies and bring beer from home to drink with them – to show them that the people back home are thinking of them. Beer? Milwaukee’s Pabst Blue Ribbon. That …

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Obama’s portraits are the latest in a long series of presidential art

Stewart D. McLaurin The official White House portraits of President Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled this month in the East Room, an American cultural tradition that has helped build a visual archive of the presidency spanning more than two centuries. These portraits also played an underappreciated role in building …

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Photographer David Bailey talks about some of his most iconic subjects | Ents & Arts News

As one of the most prolific photographers of all time, David Bailey has photographed some of the world’s most famous people – from Mick Jagger to the late Queen Elizabeth. Now, as he prepares to open a new London exhibition of his work, Bailey has sat down with Sky News …

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Kansas City artist canoes down Missouri River and paints

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City artist Steve Snell spent his summer canoeing the entire Missouri River, painting the beautiful landscapes before him using the river for his watercolors. Snell has been an artist for nearly 20 years, drawing inspiration from the history and landscape of where he lives. He …

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Did Clyde’s of Georgetown invent the DC Brunch?

Clyde’s Eggs Chesapeake is now a brunch staple. Photo courtesy of Clyde’s. Gathering your best friends for bottomless eggs and mimosas on Sunday mornings is a quintessential Washington tradition. But DC’s brunch scene wasn’t always a thing. Clyde’s of Georgetown would like to take credit for it. No, Clyde’s didn’t …

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1989’s Joan Mitchell by Roger and Vicki Sant Heads to Christie’s – And More Art News – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines ON THE WAY TO AUCTION. Melanie Gerlis at FinancialTimes reports on two upcoming sales. First of all, major works from the collection of Roger Sant and his late wife Vicki …

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Photographer Gregor Sailer Captures Ghostly Images Of Hidden Areas No One Can Visit

Austrian photographer Gregor Sailer is known for capturing analog images in large (4 × 5″) and medium (6 × 9 cm) formats, using a Sinar p2 camera. He uses lenses with lengths 65, 90, 150 and 210mm focal lengths It’s distinctive and eye-catching work, and he puts the technique to …

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As Artist Finds Inspiration, “Sea Change” Hits LS Cedar

As Artist Finds Inspiration, “Sea Change” Hits LS Cedar For decades, Leigh Sorensen wanted to create sculpture. When she arrived on Vashon, she found him there, waiting for her. By Amy Drayer For The Beachcomber • September 21, 2022 3:49 PM For decades, Leigh Sorensen wanted to create sculpture. Then, …

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Rosewood Hotels & Resorts reappears in Southeast Asia with newly reopened properties and refreshed programming

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts®, the luxury hotel company that manages 30 properties worldwide, is pleased to announce the reopening of Rosewood Bangkok in Thailand and Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos, as well as key updates for Thai properties Rosewood Phuket and Rosewood Phnom Penh in Cambodia. With a collection of …

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Why should we celebrate British sentimentality

We laughed at Charles getting annoyed with a faulty pen. We should cherish that laughter as a respite from convention. Photo by Niall Carson/AFP via Getty Images It’s impossible to imagine Queen Elizabeth II complaining about a leaky pen. She embodied stoicism and selflessness. His feelings were still under control. …

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Photography Cheat Sheet: Woodland Photography

Woods and forests have been a source of inspiration for artists and storytellers for centuries. Characteristic gnarled tree branches, dancing leaves and details that blend into a hazy background bring an almost dreamlike quality, evoking memories of fantasy tales and epic poetry. These aspects make woodland landscape images popular with …

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Acclaimed artist Dar Williams to teach songwriting as part of Passim School of Music’s fall semester

The Passim School of Music has announced the fall semester schedule which will include a special master class taught by legendary folk singer-songwriter Dar Williams. The School of Music will also offer an introductory course in mixing a live show, a review of James Taylor’s style of guitar and much …

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Three Spirits Tavern in Bellevue will host the NKY Cocktail Classic event

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, and northern Kentucky bartenders along Line B are hosting a cocktail contest to celebrate. Their goal is to have every bar in the line make a cocktail and sell that drink to patrons in their bars in September, while explaining the heritage of bourbon …

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Tuesday Tips | Race News

Acklam Express can snap a two-game losing streak as they drop in class for the Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes at Beverley. Nigel Tinkler’s charge hasn’t come back to the top since he clinched the Listed Roses Stakes at York in August 2020, but he has been handed a …

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how i took portrait photography to the streets of Parramatta

Over the past ten months I have photographed hundreds of people in Sydney’s western suburb of Parramatta for a portrait project called Being Together: Parramatta Yearbook. The yearbook portraits show the people who live, work and play in Parramatta against the backdrop of an ever-changing city. The way a photographer …

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Artist Damariscotta exhibits at Salt Pond Studio

September 18, 2022 at 11:06 “Outgoing Tide”, Lyn Asselta. (Photo courtesy of Salt Pond Studio) Salt Pond Studio in Friendship is proud to present the extraordinary work of internationally acclaimed pastel artist Lyn Asselta. Originally from Maine now residing in Damariscotta, Asselta focuses her current work on Maine’s ever-changing and …

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A Peruvian couple resisted changes in the business climate

In this file photo, owner Rosaura Pedroza, left, manager Eduardo Tineo, center, and bartender Paula Vargas, right, organize take-out orders in the kitchen of CJ Peruvian Bar and Restaurant on Wednesday, January 9 2019. (Dana Jensen/The Day) Buy photo prints New London ― Since arriving in the city in 1990, …

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Photographer Shaniqwa Jarvis sleeps to dream

Shaniqwa Jarvis has spent the past two decades traveling the world with her camera, capturing everything from Nike and Supreme campaigns to subjects such as Serena Williams and former US President Barack Obama. Throughout these years, she’s kept an eye out for moments that might capture something that’s been on …

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Award-winning entertainer John-Paul Jones Group to perform at the State Theater on Saturday – Muddy River News

| Photo courtesy of State Theater QUINCY — A concert featuring award-winning artist John-Paul Jones Group with special guest Deion Wykowski opening the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15 at the State Theater, 436 S. Eighth. The gig is The concert is in support of the John-Paul Jones …

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Law roundup: A couple of friends make a disturbing discovery

Halloween has come early for a pair of friends watching a sunset from a gravel pit near Kalispell. Both men told the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office they found a wrecked van in the pit and inside a skeleton. The two were unsure if the skeleton was human or deer. A …

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Poland wants to return ‘stolen’ art from Russia’s Pushkin Museum

Poland asks Russia’s state-run Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts to return seven works of art that were ‘stolen’ by the Soviet Union during World War II, Warsaw said Wednesday. “Cases of looting of cultural property do not expire… The Polish state will never stop searching for and recovering cultural property …

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Photographer Austin Mann puts the iPhone 14 Pro to the test

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and is eligible to earn an Amazon Associate and Affiliate Partner commission on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. As tradition dictates, travel photographer Austin Mann gave a first look at what the iPhone 14 Pro can …

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TuneCore and Groover team up to help independent artists grow their careers

“TuneCore is dedicated to helping independent artists improve their music and gain exposure. With Groover, we’ve found a like-minded music platform that exists to support artists alike, aligning perfectly with TuneCore’s priorities,” said Andreea Gleeson, CEO of TuneCore. BROOKLYN, NY and PARIS (PRWEB) September 14, 2022 Leading independent DIY …

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Max Kellerman apologizes for insinuating Albert Pujols was cheating

Max Kellerman apologized on Tuesday after the ESPN host emerged as a conspiracy theorist about Albert Pujols’ resurgence in power. Pujol is in pursuit 700 laps, a number no one expected him to reach this year, his final season in MLB. But thanks to a surprising resurgence of power in …

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Britain’s historic Castine canal signs continue to be stolen

A pair of historic markers near a canal in Castine are increasingly the target of vandalism and theft, town officials say. Beacons near the British Canal, a waterway believed to have been built by the British Army during the War of 1812, have been stolen or vandalized four times in …

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Innovative street and fashion photographer William Klein dies at 96

William Klein, an American expatriate photographer whose often frenetic and sometimes blurry images of urban street life and modern fashion were hugely innovative while conveying the sharp social critique of a self-proclaimed outsider, died September 10 in Paris. He was 96 years old. His nephew Larry Reichman confirmed his death …

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Patrón hits the road. Harrison Kenney and Joseph Chisholm are hosting a bartending training program along the East Coast this month.

The new Patrón Perfectionists bartender training and engagement program is on the way with Harrison Kenney and Australian Head of Execution Patrón Joseph Chisholm touring Australia’s east coast, holding sessions in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney . The tour coincides with the opening of the Patrón Perfectionists 2023 challenge. Kenney, Global …

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WATCH: Steve Wilson sits with President George W. Bush Official Photographer Eric Draper

Draper was with the former president on the day of the September 11, 2001 attack LOOK: Eric Draper, former official White House photographer and personal photographer to President George W. Bush tells Steve Wilson of the Friday Night Locker Room what he remembers about 9/11. Draper was with the former …

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The artist creates a magical Yu-Gi-Oh! Paint

An amazing piece of Yu Gi Oh! the fan art pays homage to three of the series’ most recognizable monsters in a seemingly magical way. An amazing painting using a lenticular effect was created by Reddit user Wizyakuza. Depending on how a person looks at the image, they will see …

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Find bold and tasty cocktails at Dissolved Solids in Damansara Kim

The stretch from Jalan SS20/11 to Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya, is packed with plenty of eateries, including Table & Apron, Kompassion, Universal Bakehouse (whose fluffy donuts and sourdough breads are a must), and artisanal ice cream parlor Piccoli Lotti. So find the bar Dissolved solids just above MyNews on this …

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Internationally renowned photographer Youssef Nabil unveils his show “Beautiful Voyage”

DUBAI: Paris-based Egyptian visual artist Youssef Nabil has a new solo exhibition at The Third Line gallery in Dubai, titled ‘The Beautiful Voyage’, which features works from 2016 and runs from September 22 to October 28 . Thanks to his striking photographs, Nabil has established himself internationally, his work being …

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British artist Marcus Coates has worked with people recovering from mental illness to create films capturing their experiences of psychosis

In a new commission from British public art producer Artangel, artist Marcus Coates investigates the stigma around mental illness with a new body of film currently showing in London. The films show Coates exhibiting five different types of psychosis, from intense anxiety to isolation, delusion, depression, and exhaustion. Each was …

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’90 Day Fiance’ star Tania Maduro has her first date in Aruba

Always together on paper. 90 day fiance star Tania Maduro tried to explain to a new suitor why she is still legally married to her ex-husband, Syngin Colchester. “To me, the paperwork doesn’t mean much,” the 32-year-old TLC personality said of her first date with an Aruba bartender in a …

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Roquebrune: a retreat on the French Riviera – France Today

Lanie Goodman visits Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, the Riviera paradise adored by artists and writers. Some things never seem to change. On the rocky coastal path that winds around Cap-Martin, facing west towards Monaco, is a magical place with a small stone bench. The view is stunning – a tangle of exotic vegetation …

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The Rock ‘n’ Roll History of Tequila Sunrise

In the early summer of 1972, the Rolling Stones landed in San Francisco to kick off a concert tour along the California coast (via the daily beast). The band members, the prototypical kings of cool, were exceptionally nervous. To say their last concert in the Bay Area went badly would …

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10 LGBTQ+ Movie Characters Actually Played By LGBTQ+ Actors

Critics and audiences collectively recognize how important it is for the LGBTQ+ community to be positively portrayed in countless forms of media. As a result, it’s arguably more important than ever that queer characters be portrayed by actors within the community who can truly understand the emotional ups and downs …

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5 questions every photographer should ask themselves at least once

Feeling lost on your photographic journey is common. You are therefore in a creative rut or have periods of low motivation. Sometimes we can all struggle to feel inspired to grab the camera and go out. A lack of direction, purpose, and reason can be the culprit for these aforementioned …

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A 71-year-old Montreal artist presents his first solo exhibition

Norma Akkelian first picked up a brush three decades ago. Today, at 71, she presents her first solo exhibition. At Galérie Erga in Montreal’s Little Italy neighborhood, a collection of vibrant Akkelian paintings is on full display. An expanse of hot pinks, rich blues and bold yellows, her work often …

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Ya Fav Trashman of Philadelphia is running for city council

First he picked up the garbage. Then, he became an accidental Instagram influencer. Now, the social media-famous Philadelphia health worker is taking the next step: politics. Terrill Haigler, aka ‘Ya Fav Trashman’, is launching a race for a City Council seat, becoming one of the few candidates who have signaled …

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Collectors flock to Kiaf and Frieze as Seoul reclaims position as art market hub

After much anticipation, Seoul finally has its moment at the center of the art world. The highly anticipated Frieze Seoul The fair kicked off today (until September 5) at Coex Center, an upscale convention complex in the famously wealthy Gangnam region, alongside flagship event Korea International Art Fair or Kiaf …

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Photographer Gray Malin’s New “Florida Gulf Coast” Series Features Sarasota-Manatee

If you’ve been using Instagram for a while, you’ve probably seen one of photographer Gray Malin’s photographs. His bright, summery images, which include his signature aerial beach shots, have garnered him over half a million followers on this platform, and he’s collaborated with brands like Sperry, Supergoop sunscreen, Away luggage …

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Afghan artist based in Indy resumes his passion one year after being evacuated – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A year ago, the first Afghan refugees arrived in Indiana at Camp Atterbury. A man has resumed his passion for art, saying it gives him the freedom to not only tell a story, but also raise awareness. Kahar Behzad himself learned to paint as a child. It’s …

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How to Create a Solid Zero-Proof Beverage List

Question: We offer a wide variety of non-alcoholic beverages, but when I go out I see other restaurants do more with “zero proof cocktails”. How can I develop an interesting mocktail list and not just blank variations from old days? – Owner of a restaurant Answer: More and more customers …

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The Bookseller – Rights – Mellors’ Cleopatra and Frankenstein to be developed for TV by Warner Bros

Coco Mellor’s Cleopatra and Frankenstein (Fourth Estate) will be developed for a limited television series by Warner Bros. TV. Mellors is represented by CAA and United Agents, with CAA negotiating the deal with Warner Bros. Mellors will adapt the book for the screen herself, and Maggie Kiley is attached to …

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MLT Photographer Shares Art With Global Themes

Benjamin Hou September will bring a new exhibition of photographs to the Mountlake Terrace Library. Mountlake Terrace resident and Arts Advisory Board volunteer Benjamin Hou will feature scenes captured on a trip around the world. “Each day came with a new experience, with every turn revealing something deeply fascinating,” he …

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‘Modigliani Up Close’ to showcase the artist’s working methods

Amedee Modigliani. Young Woman in a Yellow Dress (Renée Modot), 1918. This fall, the Barnes … [+] Foundation in Philadelphia will present an exhibit on Modigliani’s working methods. Collection Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti for Art. Long-term loan to Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino via the Barnes Foundation An …

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Pernod Ricard USA is modernizing its

NEW YORK, August 30, 2022 The evolved platform provides a more inclusive resource for current and future bartenders to fuel their passion, hone their skills, and take their careers to the next level. NEW YORK, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pernod Ricard UNITED STATESthe largest subsidiary of the world’s second-largest …

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Vogue France cover star Kate Moss exclusively reveals what she keeps in her bag

If there’s one name in the modeling world that everyone knows, it’s Kate Moss. The super has held our attention for almost 35 years. Her career exploded thanks to her mischievous face, hazel eyes and angelic hair. When she was still a teenager, the British model walked for all the …

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Meta House pays tribute to the famous photographer

A collection of photos by legendary war photographer Tim Page from the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s, and Cambodia between the 1990s and 2014, will be on display at Meta House. Page – a frequent early contributor to The Post – died on August 24 at the age …

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A new beginning after 60 years: “I finally became the artist I always felt inside” | life and style

Anne Henriksen has dreamed of becoming an artist all her life. Now, at 67, she says she’s finally become “the artist I always felt I was inside of”. Henriksen grew up in Sweden, but the family moved around a lot. “Every year and a half Dad applied for higher and …

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Inside Tales of Cocktail 2022

Cory Fontenot For the first time since 2019, Cocktail Tales returned to New Orleans in July for an in-person celebration of all things liquor and spirits. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event which, under new leadership, has transformed into a not-for-profit organization that educates, advances and supports …

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Representation of the homeland | Again | thenews.com.pk

At the beginning of this century, a Pakistani painter, traveling by taxi in Milan, was asked by the friendly taxi driver: “where are you from?” The passenger asked the driver to hazard a guess. “Dubai,” said the driver; to which the painter replied, “oh come on, anyone can be from …

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Photographer Sabine Weiss shines in Venice

Self-Portrait, 1953 Sabine Weiss Sabine Weiss is one of the best photographers in the world. In tribute to his career, a beautiful retrospective exhibition in Venice brings together more than 200 of his photographs. SWI swissinfo.ch presents six of the images. This content was published on August 27, 2022 – …

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University of Montevallo welcomes artist-in-residence – Shelby County Reporter

The University of Montevallo welcomes an artist in residence Posted 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022 By SASHA JOHNS | Special for the journalist MONTEVALLO – This summer, the University of Montevallo is hosting its first artist-in-residence program. Three Montevallo alumni – Lindsay Dyess, Justin Banger and Erica VP …

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You got $6.7 million for that remote Idaho ranch?

First of all, there won’t be much of a criminal threat. Mackay Bar Ranch is isolated. The road would not be a reliable approach for a thief. Access is otherwise by air or boat. The boat travels over twenty miles downstream where you can access a car and then travel …

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‘The Power of Photography’ Highlights the Greatest Pop Culture Photos in History

A lavish photobook that captures notable characters from Winston Churchill to Muhammad Ali and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston in Lewiston, Maine in 1965, by Neil Leifer(© Neil Leifer/Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery) Born in London, Peter Fetterman started out as a filmmaker before becoming an image collector, before …

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Rising artist Ber unveils “Superspreader” video

Rising artist Ber unveils the video for his latest single, “Superspreader”, which drops today. The new song comes as Ber prepares to release additional music this year. About the single and the video, Ber recalled: “I’m so excited about the video for Superspreader – This song recalls the loneliest time …

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How to use Giffard Banana from Brazil in cocktails

Shaken in countless tiki drinks and tropical riffs on classics, Giffard’s Banana from Brazil has proven to be a versatile staple since hitting the market in 2013. The golden-hued liqueur, which is made from a banana-infused neutral spirit blended with banana distillate and a little brandy, goes well with …

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Watch Margate artist Anthony Giles teach presenter to paint as Channel 4’s Britain by Beach on TV screens – The Isle Of Thanet News

Thanet artists Paul Gadenne, Anthony Giles and Deborah Gilbert filmed with Anita Rani Photo Frank Leppard Margate artist Anthony Giles appears in a Channel 4 documentary this weekend as he teaches the host how to paint. Channel 4’s Britain by Beach filmed scenes in Margate in May as presenter Anita …

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What is aerial photography? | digital camera world

What is aerial photography? Simply put, these are images taken from the air, usually from an airplane. Which has historically made it both expensive and difficult. However, with the advent of new technologies, the genre has completely transformed. Once upon a time the answer to “what is aerial photography” was …

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Country artist Trey Taylor to perform at upcoming Fort Smith fundraiser

When Trey Taylor was growing up in Denver, people made fun of him as a little black boy who loved country music. But Taylor proved them wrong by signing to the same label as Dolly Parton when he was just 16. “They used to tell me things like ‘Dolly Parton …

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Brock Turner goes viral (again) as women on social media warn others of his whereabouts

Brock Turner – the preppy Stanford swimmer who in 2015 sexually assaulted an unconscious college student near a dumpster outside a frat party – is back in the spotlight. Over the past month, Turner’s name has gone viral on social media as people spread an alert that the registered sex …

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7 plays from the Sapphic period that don’t end in tragedy

On-screen queer representation can be found in many places – campy comedies like The Rocky Horror Picture Show to realistic coming-of-age stories like Love, Simon. As with any art form, over time trends begin to emerge. Related: Period Drama Movies That Will Knock You Out Pieces from the Sapphic period …

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Aspiring Hampshire war photographer shares haunting images from Ukraine

An aspiring war photographer from Hampshire has shared a host of haunting images from Ukraine after returning from a ‘revealing’ second trip to the conflict-ridden country. After graduating from UCA Farnham this summer, Oliver Woolford revisited the country in July to continue his efforts to document the destruction wrought by …

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How international artist Navjot Altaf’s work explores the ecological crisis in India’s most deprived communities

DUBAI: It has been a banner year for 21-year-old Saudi model Amira Al-Zuhair. During Paris Haute Couture Week last month, she walked for some of the world’s most renowned couturiers, including Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika and Giorgio Armani, making international headlines. A few weeks earlier, she had obtained her bachelor’s …

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A Sneak Peek at Till Dawn, a New Video Game-Themed Bar and Cafe in Seattle – GeekWire

Each standing play station in Till Dawn will have its own monitor and console. (GeekWire Photo/Nate Bek) From the outside, Till Dawn looks indescribable. But when you first step into West Seattle’s new neighborhood bar, it feels like a video game-induced trip. The walls are covered in murals inspired by …

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Tom Palmer Sr, Inker Extraordinary, dies aged 81

| The following was posted by Tom Palmer Jr.s Facebook, regarding the death of his father, yesterday. “We are very sad to share the news that legendary inker and comic book artist Tom Palmer passed away on August 18, 2022 at the age of 81. He will be remembered by …

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Nature Photos – The Washington Post

August 19, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT From the current project tentatively titled “The Field”. (Kyle Myles) Comment this story Comment Kyle Myles is a self-taught photographer based in Baltimore. I first got to know it because someone told me about a great little bookstore called Baltimore Photo Space all …

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Signature Artist Deadline for the 17th Annual Coral Springs Arts Festival • Coral Springs Talk

By Sharon Aron Baron Artists still have the opportunity to submit their work for the 2023 Coral Springs Festival of the Arts. Held on Saturday March 18 and Sunday March 19, 2023, the deadline for the Signature Artist competition is noon on September 30. The winning artwork will be chosen …

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Music and photography: how one art inspires the other

Of all the arts accessible to humanity, my heart belongs to music. Perhaps it’s a sentiment that doesn’t serve my self-interest very much, since my only accomplishments in the arts have come from photography. The fact that my creativity came through visuals is not due to a lack of attempts …

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The Monroe County Museum will host a celebration of women artists on Friday

A celebration of women artists will be held Friday at the Monroe County Museum, 126 S. Monroe St. “Women in the Arts,” featuring four artists and an art exhibit, will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The art exhibition will begin at 5:30 p.m. The event is offered …

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Sheriff’s captain testifies his own deputies had no business taking photos of Kobe Bryant’s crash scene

By Jason Kravarik and Nouran Salahieh, CNN Deputies responding to the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others had no authority to take photos of the scene of the crash, said Tuesday a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Captain in court. The testimony was …

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The novelist, the public intellectual and the apostate

All three fatally crossed paths with the publication of The Satanic Verses. What happened to him after that doesn’t need repeating No one deserved to be stabbed in the gruesome way Salman Rushdie was. Not at any age. Certainly not when you’re 75. The late Khomeini’s fatwa sword permanently suspended …

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Timaru’s Wedding Photographer ‘Over the Moon’ After Being Named Photographer of the Year

JOHN BISSET/Stuff Timaru’s wedding photographer, Chris Stanley, said he would “absolutely” enter the contest next year. Chris Stanley is “thrilled” to have won first prize in a national photography competition. Wedding photographer Timaru learned on Monday evening that he had won the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) Photographer …

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Comic Book Artist Creates the Most Breathtaking Final Fantasy-Like RPG

Giannis Milonogiannis is a comic book artist known for his work on DC comics, such as the Batman series Future State: Gotham. But now he’s shifted his work to a new type of project: developing a Final Fantasy-style RPG inspired by the original PlayStation. While working on this project, he …

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Podcast: Haverhill’s 5th Annual Restaurant Week dotted with special events and $20.22 prizes

To submit Business Bulletin announcements, click on the image. The fifth annual Haverhill Restaurant Week will once again be capped off with a sold-out dining event under the stars and an awards night. In between, more than a dozen local dining establishments are celebrating the year with promotions from $20.22 …

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Opinion: We need great photojournalism now more than ever

August 14, 2022 Associate Editor Geoff Harris reflects on people’s disturbing tendency to simply avoid bad news – and what that could mean for photojournalism, documentary and newsreel photography. As someone who passionately believes in the importance of hard-hitting documentary and news photography, I am concerned. An investigation, recently shared …

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Artists draw inspiration from Indigenous teachings and land-based learning to create watercraft at Manitoba workshop

A Winnipeg artist gets her hands dirty this summer for a 10-day workshop in Grand Rapids, Man., which focuses on hand-harvesting clay to create traditional Indigenous water vessels. Oji-Cree visual artist KC Adams leads the workshop, titled Water Knowledge, where she guides a group of female-identifying, non-binary artists deep into …

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Shatbhi Basu leading a bartending revolution

Most of us have a vague memory of the first cocktail ordered in a bar. (Maybe not the last of the night, but the first for sure.) For Shatbhi Basu, his most memorable cocktail “first” was behind the bar, not in front. From a dry martini prepared from memory in …

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“Mount Athos for Artists”: The Greek Island of Hydra

Hydra has become the destination for creatives, serving as a geographic muse for artists from Henry Miller to Leonard Cohen. Sixty-two years ago, a young, unknown Leonard Cohen bought a dilapidated three-story house in the upper part of town. Leonard Cohen playing guitar on Hydra in 1960. The island may …

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Photography class gives child victims of sexual abuse a new perspective

Child sex abuse survivors say a photography class teaches them to see the beauty in the world and helps them gain a sense of confidence, all with their smartphones. After photographer Mitch Dunn taught the six-week course in Ballarat last year, participants kept in touch, sharing their photos in a …

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Sculpture lessons with the artist

Special for the Patriot-Bridge On August 4, artist and sculptor Michael Alfano introduced Step 2 Courageous Sailing students to the practice of sculpting with wire. Students learned firsthand from Alfano, whose sculpting work is now on display at the Navy Yard, how he uses wire sculpting techniques in his practice. …

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Irish Times pub fires bartender after neo-Nazi Jimeone Roberts’ beer spat

Victoria Police are investigating an allegation that a group of patrons received more than $600 from the manager of a Melbourne pub after a nasty confrontation led to the sacking of two staff members. The incident happened at The Irish Times pub on Little Collins Street on Tuesday August 2. …

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The Recorder – ‘We have a voice’: Photography, T-shirts combine to illustrate ‘Pro-Roe’ project

TURNERS FALLS – While a picture is usually worth 1,000 words, Turners Falls photographer Anja Schütz says her latest project is “a lot more about captions”. Following the United States Supreme Court’s June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, who recognized a constitutional right to abortion, Schütz compiled a …

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Long Beach artist overcomes MS with paint – Press Telegram

Lauren White-Murphy has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry as a songwriter, ghostwriter, best-selling songwriter, as well as a theater, television, and voice-over actress. She even entered the Eurovision Song Contest and had her name featured on an Irish TV show. But now the Long Beach resident …

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