Chamber orchestra accepting applications for the young artists competition

PETOSKEY — Young musicians from northern Michigan have the opportunity to perform in the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra’s annual Charles F. Davis Young Artist Competition, whose applications are now being accepted. The competition, which began in 2007, is available in two categories – a senior division for high school students …

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Concerns remain after Gainesville commissioners suspended downtown parking fees

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) — Some downtown employees still have concerns after Gainesville commissioners changed their minds about setting downtown parking fees. The city commission voted 5-1 to temporarily waive the $1-an-hour fee Thursday with Mayor Lauren Poe disagreeing. Related story: UPDATE: City of Gainesville Suspends Free Parking Changes Downtown “It’s …

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Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art Gets Nailed With $10 Million Lawsuit Over Mark Rothko Painting + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, February 3. NEED TO READ A wide gender pay gap persists at auction houses – There has been little progress in closing …

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Claflin University will digitize the history of photography

A grant from Getty Images will allow the university to create a historical archive. ORANGEBURG, SC — Claflin University in Orangeburg is one of four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to receive a $500,000 grant from Getty Images to help preserve HBCUs’ visual history. This grant will allow the …

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Review of “Charles Ray: Figure Ground”: a mini retrospective of an artist Mercurial

Charles Ray is an artist easy to embrace but slippery to hold and categorize. Is he populist? His realistic sculptures of human figures and agricultural machinery might suggest so. Or is he a neo-traditionalist? Recent references in his art to the standing and relief sculpture of classical Greece and Rome, …

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A robot bartender at the Beijing Winter Olympics makes drinks in 90 seconds

To avoid human contact at the 2022 Winter Olympics, organizers are using a robot bartender. Located at the media center of the games in Beijing, the robot bartender can prepare a drink in less than 90 seconds. If that’s true, maybe we should try the same thing in every bar? …

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Wild Horses – The Brooklyn Rail

In view Sim SmithNovember 20 – December 18, 2021London A couple is lying in bed. A woman, arms raised and left knee bent, leans languidly on the man behind her, who buries his face in a pillow. Bright light from open curtains falls on the peaks and valleys of their …

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Owensboro artist explores a variety of facets the performing arts have to offer | Characteristics

For Owensboro resident Kevin Brown, the performing arts is just one of the things he does simply for fun. Originally born in Mississippi and arriving in Owensboro after his father’s retirement from the U.S. Air Force, the 25-year-old Frantz Building Services video director recalls his exposure to the scene was …

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Linda M. Chartier, 65, from Masséna

Linda M. Chartier, 65, of Talcott Street, Massena, died Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Albany Medical Center after a long battle with lung cancer.(Source: Funeral Home) MASSENA, New York (WWNY) – Linda M. Chartier, 65, of Talcott Street, Massena, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at Albany Medical Center after a …

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See a royal photographer working to unearth forgotten BC artists – Vancouver Island Free Daily

A photographer from Victoria is working to discover and preserve the forgotten practitioners of this art form in British Columbia, in the hope that they and the history they recorded will never be forgotten. Don Denton, a photographer with Black Press Media, collected hundreds of photographs, magazines and exhibit brochures …

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Local artist battles mental illness and creates mural

Posted on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 9:50 a.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] By Rebecca J. BarnabiFor Augusta Free Press Ellen Morris. Photo courtesy …

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Restaurants open in West Hartford after winter storm Bobby | Connecticut News

WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Some restaurants in West Hartford have decided to open their doors on Saturday evening. Saturdays are usually crowded in downtown West Hartford. This is not the case on Saturday evening. The sidewalks have been cleared and some businesses have decided to open. As the snow …

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On My Radar: Nabihah Iqbal’s Cultural Highlights | Culture

JMusician, DJ and entertainer Nabihah Iqbal was born in London in 1988. She graduated from Soas University London with a degree in ethnomusicology and history and trained as a human rights lawyer before turning towards a career in music. In 2017, Iqbal released his first album, Weighing of the heart. …

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Library presenting the photography exhibition “Wild, Wild West” | Journal-news

SUMMIT POINT – Photographs showcasing scenes from the western United States are on display at the South Jefferson Public Library throughout February as local photographer Thom Potts showcases his work for the second time with the “Wild Wild West” exhibition. A reception was held on January 23 to allow members …

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Appleton panel examines ways to ensure bartenders aren’t intoxicated

APPLETON — A city committee balked on Wednesday when asked to ban bartenders from serving alcohol if they were intoxicated. “The freedom lover in me thinks this is too much litigation,” said Common Council member Sheri Hartzheim, who sits on the safety and licensing committee. “I don’t believe there’s a …

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Doña Ana Photography Club selects the photos of the year

LAS CRUCES – The Doña Ana Photography Club recently announced the winners of its 10th annual Juried Photography of the Year competition. Bill Hanson’s “Backyard Wheel” took top honors from 66 member entries. Hanson’s otherworldly photo combines 180 exposures of the night sky to create the trail of light scattered …

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Pearl Museum Founder Olayami Dabls Named 2022 Kresge Distinguished Artist

Olayami Dabls, a Detroit artist and muralist who has transformed two city blocks with his vibrant pearl museum that attracts visitors from around the world, has been named the 2022 Kresge Distinguished Artist, the foundation announced Thursday morning. Dabls, 73, will receive $50,000 to use as he sees fit. He …

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Amancio Lopes Jr., of Warren, dies at 76

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Smith Funeral and Memorial Services View larger + Amancio Lopes Jr., 76, of Warren, died Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Terceira, Azores, he was the son of the late Amancio Sr. and Elvira (Texeira) Lopes and husband of Maria (Costa) Lopes. …

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Captain America’s Sidekick and Marvel’s Weirdest Superhero Team, Explained

In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out how Barry Windsor-Smith and Roy Thomas almost had a strange team of superheroes in 1968 with… Bucky? Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the eight hundred and twenty-fourth episode where we examine three comic book legends and determine if …

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8 things to include on your photography website

So you’ve decided to take your photography to the next level and create a website. Congratulations! Broadcasting your work and turning your hobbies into something more can be a bit daunting. But if you persevere and are willing to learn, you will reap the rewards with a fulfilling career or …

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Pittsburgh Foundation Nominates Three Artists for First Artist Exhibit Grant | Arts + Entertainment | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP File Photo: Heather Mull Chris Ivey Every year, Pittsburgh is named one of America’s most livable cities, and every year that designation draws criticism from those who rightly scoff at the idea that the term “livable” applies to everyone. its inhabitants. This is …

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Watch the trailer for the Sundance-winning Thai film, “One For The Road”

A new trailer has been released for the Sundance-winning Thai film One for the road. Produced by renowned Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai (love mood, Chung King Express), the film is set to be released in Thailand on February 10, more than a year after its premiere and winning a …

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A photographer explores the links between Africa and the diaspora

Photographer and multimedia artist Delphine Fawundu plans to share her latest work exploring the connections between Africa and the Diaspora in an online conference, “Tales and Textiles,” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 27. These works include “Passageways #2, Secrets, Traditions, Truths Said and Unsaid or Unsaid. Photo by Delphine …

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A closer look at award-winning professional performance artist Shayna Jones

Shayna Jones does essential artistic work from the small town of Kaslo. An award-winning professional performance artist specializing in traditional oral storytelling of African and Afro-diasporic folklore, she is a professionally trained actor, singer and actor. Jones has performed to audiences across Canada. As a folklorist, Jones combines her passion …

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Kerry Brace, entrepreneur, bartender and pub owner, has died aged 52

Less than a year after the Corner Pub at Rogues’ Harbor Inn was rebuilt and opened, longtime bartender Kerry Brace, of Freeville, has died at the age of 52. Bangs Funeral Home, he died on Friday “at Cayuga Medical Center due to complications from Covid”. Kerry Brace at the bar …

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A photographer explores the vibrant cultures of Libya

Libyan photographer Nada Harib’s work is all about hope in the face of adversity and beauty in the midst of pain. With his work now widely exhibited inside and outside Libya, from the Institut du Monde Arabe in France to the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, Harib’s work tells stories that have …

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artist couple share concepts in ‘Common Marvels’ | News, Sports, Jobs

“Pilgrim” was made from fabric, paper, threat, ink and paint. Artist Ann Widness will frequently use multiple materials to complete a work. She will sometimes borrow scratches wherever she can find them. The exhibit is the work of husband and wife artists Brad Widness and Ann Kronlokken Widness. Brad and …

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Wells Adams shares potential Bachelor season 8 cast picks

Wells Adams, the beloved Bachelor In Paradise bartender, shares who he’d like to see on the show and where he wants the show to go. Wells Adams, known for his bartender on Bachelor in Paradise, shared which Bachelor Nation icons would be best suited for the show’s upcoming season. While …

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TV tonight: an in-flight murder to solve for the Death in Paradise team | Television

Death in paradise 9 p.m., BBC One If the thought of jumping out of a plane makes you uncomfortable, look away now. Tonight’s episode of the beloved crime drama follows the case of a paratrooper who appears to have been murdered mid-air. In order to solve the case, Neville (Ralf …

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Meet the artist behind Avondale’s new mural [Photos]

Michael Vizzina, Design Director at FRED Communication by Design and designer of Avondale’s brand new mural. (Nathan Watson/Bham Now) Have you noticed the massive five-story mural on the side of Axel Row, Avondale’s newest apartment community? The bright blue and red mural was carefully crafted to represent Avondale’s history, as …

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Some underage customers had convincing fake IDs

WORCESTER — The owners of Cafe Neo told members of the state Liquor Control Commission on Tuesday that some of the 15 underage patrons found drinking at their bar in November had very convincing fake IDs that matched other forms of identification they carried. The cafe was the subject of …

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Rare works by French master Monet could sell for $50 million at auction

Written by Hannah Ryan, CNN Several early works by one of the world’s most renowned impressionist painters, Claude Monet, are to be offered for sale by British auction house Sotheby’s, with a combined estimate of $50 million. The five paintings, which together trace the French master’s transition to Abstract Expressionism …

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Alabama A&M Athletics team photographer Sidney Jackson dies at 75

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –Sidney Jackson, the Alabama A&M Athletics team photographer for 15 years, died Saturday at age 75. Alabama A&M shared the news of Jackson’s death Tuesday night. Alabama A&M to open 2022 season against UAB on the road “Sidney was and always will be part of the Alabama A&M …

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Long overlooked, 20th-century American artist Doris Lee is once again celebrated in…

“Thanksgiving” by Doris Lee, 1935. Oil on canvas, 28-1/8 by 40-1/8 inches. The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Purchase Prize Fund, 1935.313. © Estate of Doris Lee, Courtesy D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc. Photo: Art Resource, NY. “Off to Auction” by Doris Lee, 1942. Oil …

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Nigerian photographer Abdulrasaq Babalola created a treasure out of trash | Look how he did it

Plastic pollution is one of the world’s most serious environmental challenges, wreaking havoc on human health and marine life. The situation is no different in Nigeria. Nigerian photographer and filmmaker Abdulrasaq Babalola creates art through environmental waste and encourages recycling. Talk about turning trash into treasure. He creates art using …

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Gary Bowen, SDPD officer and famous cartoonist, dies

Bowen was one of only two draftsmen in San Diego and a former sailor. SAN DIEGO — San Diego Police Officer Gary Bowen, a 23-year force veteran and acclaimed cartoonist, has died, his union said in a tweet on Sunday. Bowen died on Wednesday, according to the tweet from the …

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Apocalyptic vision in Nepalese art

An academic working on the relationship of the arts and the dark atmosphere created by the pandemic questions: how do Nepalese painters respond to the atmosphere of serious human crisis? His other question is about the spirit of such restlessness in modern Nepalese paintings of the recent past and present. …

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I’m a photographer and I’m colorblind – that’s what I learned about the world

I am a photographer. I am also completely color blind. I don’t see any color, and I’ve never seen any, because I was born with a condition called rod monochromatism. Forms of color blindness are thought to affect around 8% of men and 0.4% of women, according to Vision Australia, …

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Childhood love turns into adult lifestyle for artist W.Va. | West Virginia News

By MICHELLE JAMES, The Register-Herald OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — It probably started with his first set of pencils. “Every time she received a coloring book, she would color the blank inside pages before coloring a picture,” Cande Ratliff said of her daughter Carli. Cande remembers that teachers reveled in …

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Santa Anita bids farewell to beloved bartender Frank Panza – Horse Racing News

Frank Panza was described thus in 2014: “This type of Panza is still a beautiful thing, however. Look at the hair, thick as grass. The smile, full of Italian twinkle. And listen to his stories, gleaned from half a century like Damon Runyon from Santa Anita. Santa Anita Park sends …

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Blind Date: Bartender Digby and Nurse Sara hit it off

Sara, 23, says: We met at the bar. We hugged each other. We both said we felt a little nervous. We actually had no idea who was meeting, not even the person’s name, so it wasn’t like a regular date. We started talking and the conversation came quite naturally. There …

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Hamedan where nature meets culture

TEHRAN – Hamedan never falls short of offering exciting ideas to its visitors. Astonishing archaeological sites, scenic nature, tranquil gardens, vaulted domed bazaars, and more importantly its hospitable people are amongst the highlights of the Iranian city. Known in classical times as Ecbatana, Hamedan was once one of the world’s …

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Curious photographer: COVID-19 test lines and waiting for home test kits

By DAVID GREENE Sheila Sanchez Photo courtesy of Sheila Sanchez This week, amid the latest wave of omicron variants, we asked readers about their recent experience of getting tested onsite for COVID-19 or waiting for free at-home test kits. “I went to get tested because my granddaughter was COVID positive. …

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Watch Artist Stephanie Syjuco Rearrange Images to Create New Perspectives on History

What is authenticity, really? This question is at the heart of Californian artist Stephanie Syjuco’s practice, which encompasses photography, installation, sculpture and other crafts. In 2019, the artist delved into the massive Smithsonian archives to photograph documents that help tell America’s story. Syjuco wants the viewer to reconsider the authenticity …

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HIP SIP: THE BATTLE OF THE MODERN BARMAN AND THE QUICK FIRE CHALLENGE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT & FOODSERVICE SHOW IN NEW YORK

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show in New York will host two exciting competitions at the upcoming show, which takes place March 6-8 at the Javits Center in New York. The Hip Sip: Battle of the Modern Bartender Competition Cocktail and Coffee Edition will take place on Sunday March 6 …

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Exhibition in London for the heir to the watercolors of the British crown

Published on: 12/01/2022 – 8:14 PM London (AFP) – The largest collection of watercolors of Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son and heir, Prince Charles, has been on display in Britain. The 79 works feature snow-capped Scottish mountains and the Welsh countryside, French Provencal peaks, Mount Athos in Greece and the …

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Atlanta Photographer Dani Weiss Offers Special Winter Photography Package | News

ATLANTA, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Long-time professional photographer Dani Weiss is delighted to offer a special photography package to residents in and around the Atlanta region. When booking 6 hours or more, guests will receive a free 30-minute mini portrait session and a small guest login album …

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Wayne Thiebaud’s death brings wave of tributes to UC Davis artist – Daily Democrat

The death of UC Davis Professor Emeritus Wayne Thiebaud on December 25 brought a wave of memories and tributes, rave reviews for the artist‘s remarkable life and career, and news of an important gift to UC Davis. “His genius, talent, warmth and generosity leave a legacy that will live on …

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Masters of Brewtality tackle the annex | Brew

MIKE WILLIAMS Greetings and greetings, boils and ghouls! Another year is drawing to a close and the freaks and geeks of the Masters of Brewtality crypt couldn’t be happier to start throwing dirt into the 2021 grave. We’re not really a fan of tradition here, so we’re going to break …

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Ireland to launch universal basic income program for artists

Catherine Martin, Ireland’s Minister for Tourism, Culture, the Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media, launched an online consultation on January 6 to seek opinions on the creation of a Basic Income Plan for a number of artists from around the country. The program, which Martin described as a “one-time political intervention …

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Take photography seriously with 74% off editing apps

Any artist knows that it is easy to see a work of art in his mind; the trick is to make other people see it too. If you’re not a photographer, you might think there’s a pretty straight line between finding the perfect shot and getting it on screen or …

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Apple Fitness + to launch Time to Run collections, services with a new season of Time to Walk, artist spotlight

Apple Fitness + will benefit from Collections and Time to Run services next week. The former is an “Organized Series of Exercises and Meditation from the Fitness + Library”, while the latter is an “Audio Running Experience” designed to enhance users’ running. The new services will be linked to Apple …

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John Mackey Obituary (1964 – 2022) – Guilford, CT

John J. Mackey, Jr.January 6, 2022 John Joseph Mackey, Jr. of Guilford passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Wendy Lord Mackey for 27 years. John was born February 23, 1964 in New Haven, the son of the late …

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Does the “Fagan Fragment” set a precedent for the return of the Parthenon sculptures?

Italy sends back to Greece a fragment of the Parthenon sculptures. Credit: Antonino Salinas Museum The return of the “Fagan fragment” from the Antonino Salinas museum in Palermo, Italy, Greece is considered the precedent for the return of the Parthenon sculptures. The fragment of the eastern frieze of the Parthenon …

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What is the crop factor and why is it important to photographers?

Crop Factor is a term that is often used when talking about cameras and lenses. So what is it exactly? Here’s all you need to know. The crop factor can be a confusing subject, especially if you’re not shooting with a full frame camera. Here we are going to discuss …

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Neptune Beach artist paints the bonds of life

For artist Rosana Casco McIntosh, painting is a passion that she uses to create a lasting legacy. “Paintings often become heirlooms around which beautiful memories are created while beautifying the homes of future generations,” she said. Rosana began her career as an art teacher at a school established for missionary …

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10 survivors of Jabba’s sailing barge from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Warning: This listing contains SPOILERS for The Book Of Boba Fett. Boba Fett’s book carried on a fun and curious tradition established in The Mandalorian. It appears that several residents of Jabba’s Palace survived the complete and utter destruction of the Khetanna, Jabba The Hutt’s sailing barge at Return of …

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Arty books and films for 2022

Keep an eye out for those movies and books with a touch of art history over the next few months. Movies Louis Wain’s electric life, dir. Will sharpe Benedict Cumberbatch stars as eccentric British artist Louis Wain, who worked for the Illustrated News from London before making a name for …

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Jim Jones greeted hero after performing CPR on his photographer who suddenly collapsed

Jim jonesThe new year has already started heroically after the Dipset co-founder reportedly saved his friend’s life after performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the photographer‘s life. “Inside Edition” reported last weekend that the Harlem-born rapper and his photographer friend Jerry Flete were in Florida for a cryptocurrency event for Jones’ Capo …

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American artist KAWS unveils massive sculpture inspired by snowman in China

Renowned American artist and designer KAWS (aka Brian Donnelly) unveiled a new public art installation in China’s cold northeast border as part of his KAWS: HOLIDAY tour. The monumental artwork features two of KAWS ‘Companion figures in the form of giant statues made of snow. It is located on Changbai …

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Black + Decker’s $ 300 Bev sucks a Keurig-shaped hole in robot bartender space

What if instead of coffee, your Keurig dispensed alcoholic beverages? Well, Keurig actually made a gadget like this – a $ 300 pod machine called Drinkworks Home Bar that turned disposable pods into cold drinks. Only Keurig and Anheuser-Busch mysteriously closed this company just three weeks ago, going so far …

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Avatar Launches Limited Edition NFT “Genesis” Collection In Arctic For Careful Stewardship Of Our Planet

EQS-News: Cosmiq Universe AG / Keyword (s): Product launch 05.01.2022 / 08:00 Avatar Launches Limited Edition NFT “Genesis” Collection In Arctic For Conscious Stewardship Of Our Planet Zug – 05/01/2022 “Genesis” is the birth, the emergence, the beginning. In the first place, an avatar, Leya Love, visited the 14 million …

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Northminster Fine Arts Fair returns on February 5

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 5, 2022, to attend one of the Cincinnati area’s most revered art exhibitions on the 16the Northminster Annual Fine Arts Fair. The art fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northminster Presbyterian Church in Finneytown, 703 Compton Road. Presented …

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Portland Pie Co. employees withdraw to protest working conditions

Frustrated workers quit their jobs at the Portland Pie Co. in Portland to protest the company’s handling of COVID-19 cases in the restaurant and working conditions in general. Sunday started badly at the pizzeria and bar on York Street. The kitchen was understaffed, the computer system couldn’t accept gift cards …

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Book by Black Minneapolis photographer sheds light on queer immigrants of color

The word “queer” has evolved from a once derogatory term to one that has been salvaged, reused, and continually reexamined. A new book sheds new light on this development. “The Letter Formally Known as Q: Voices From Minnesota’s Queer Immigrant Community” offers a detailed picture of five Minnesotans through in-depth …

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Artist Judy Chicago talks about making a name for herself

“The Dinner Party”, a triangular table set for 39 singular women – Virginia Woolf, Sojourner Truth and Georgia O’Keeffe among them – with the names of nearly a thousand others on the floor all around, in porcelain and works needle, has a spiritual, “Last Supper” quality, intentionally. “I wanted to …

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SC Brewers Fight Discrimination By Making Beer | South Carolina News

By CHASE KARACOSTAS, The Sun News MYRTLE BEACH, SC (AP) – Tidal Creek Brewhouse, which has long been proud to support its local community and marginalized groups, takes it one step further in fighting discrimination, but within its own industry. The Myrtle Beach Brewery recently began making a new beer …

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Photographer creates unique images of the streets of Shrewsbury used for the film A Christmas Carol

Edward Woodward and George C Scott in The Square in Shrewsbury Joe and his family spent a morning wandering around Shrewsbury, where the film was shot, taking photos of stills from the film at the various locations. The result is a double journey through time from the Victorian town depicted …

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Remembering the Light: Local Artist Creates Sculpture in Memory of Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner | News

“When I looked at the photos of Kylen and Crystal, there was so much light and beauty coming out of their eyes, such purity of love,” said Ekaterina Tatarovich. This is what the La Sal-based artist attempted to capture, creating a memorial sculpture for Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner, who …

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Bartenders in San Mateo County take a look at the best hangover remedies | Local news

We’ve all been there: the pounding headache, the nausea, the agony – a debilitating sense of regret followed shortly by the promise to never go through it again. Hangovers are the worst. Yet on January 1, millions of people around the world will undoubtedly wake up to find themselves in …

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Ranger fans have a full year of 150th anniversary meltdowns ahead

As the Rangers announced a special Weekend of Legends friendly as part of the 150e birthdays, the response from some of our rivals has been a joy to see. The Gers are preparing to welcome some of the greatest footballing legends on planet Earth to take part in a special …

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Photos: A look back at 2021 through the lens of our photographer

After a very strange and tumultuous year of pandemic losses and racial injustice, 2021 has not got off to a good start. The year started off in the strangest and most terrifying way possible, with Trump supporters storming the United States Capitol to protest a fair presidential election. And the …

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T-Pain reveals music services streaming payments, highest Napster

Getty Image / Kevin Winter / Getty Images for iHeartMedia Singer T-Pain has sparked tens of thousands of reactions with a viral tweet highlighting how small musical artists are paid on streaming services. Twitter users were very shocked that Napster still exists. the Bartender The singer shared an infographic of …

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Local spots are getting ready for New Years celebrations

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – We know that omicron is probably putting the brakes on some of your plans for New Years Eve, but there are plenty of local places still planning to celebrate. CSRA businesses and organizations are busy preparing for New Years Eve. In fact, we spoke …

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Schenectady’s photographer to move into new studio space – The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY – Kristen Bordonaro had one modest goal when she opened a small photo studio in her living room 11 years ago: to earn enough money to cover the monthly car payment. Today, Bordonaro’s studio, Sophia Sabella Photography, is the sole source of income for the single mother of three, …

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“No culture, no future”: Belgian artists denounce the rules of the virus | Economic news

BRUSSELS (AP) – Thousands of Belgian artists, cinema operators, event planners and others gathered on Sunday to protest the government’s decision to shut down the country’s cultural life to stem the spread of the burgeoning variant of omicron. Waving posters reading “The show must continue” or “No culture, no future”, …

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On Christmas Eve, residents of Everett find community at water points

EVERETT – Deek Slovek missed Christmas last year. Everett’s man said he lived alone and didn’t watch TV, so the day passed without him realizing it. “I was like ‘you know for Christmas I’m going to do this …’ then I realized Christmas was yesterday,” he said. “I was hiding …

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Letter from British officer on World War I recounts how the hare was hunted by British and German troops

It was the meetings that reminded British and German soldiers of their shared humanity amid immense bloodshed. During the Christmas period of the first year of World War I in 1914, widespread unofficial ceasefires saw opposing sides walk through the trenches to talk, express their festive wishes, and even play …

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The Ellicottville Photographer is a bright light for families living with a diagnosis

Nadine Saviano created her non-profit organization “God Winks” in 2015. Since then, she has helped hundreds of families, including those in Pitillo, Moorhouse and Ostrander. ELLICOTTVILLE, NY – Even the most infectious smile can’t beat the one Greg and Becky Pitillo almost didn’t. “They didn’t think (Nathan) was going to …

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A Soft Touch: Artist Downs featured on Strand Show | News

PLATSBURGH – Artist Patricia Downs presented three solo exhibitions in 2021 at Chapter One Coffee and Tea, the Strand Center for the Arts and City Well. Three of his works, “Ulcerative Geodes”, “Midnight” and “Fluctuating Blues” can be seen through December 31 at the annual Membership Exhibition during the holidays …

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The bartender’s Christmas controversy: Bah humbug

The weather outside is terrible, but the bar is far from lovely Christmas is officially here in Edinburgh. It’s a time when love and family bonds must be rekindled, after weeks of alcohol-fueled freedom were wrested from students who were supposed to study for finals. For the most part, time …

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Short Reviews of Redhead Reel for the week of December 24 | To free

Rating system: (4 = Must see, 3 = Good, 2 = Worth a visit, 1 = Forget it) For more reviews, click here. “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story” (PG) (3) [Some language and thematic elements.] [Opens Dec. 25 in theaters.] – Andrew and Jon Erwin are entertaining, touching, fact-inspired, …

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The SAAC announced the viewfinder photography competition, judge

The South Arkansas Arts Center has announced that its next photography competition, The Viewfinder, will be held at the Merkle and Price Galleries from February 8 to 25 with an artists reception scheduled for Thursday, February 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year’s event is sponsored by “El …

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Jewish artist to remove works from Swiss museum from Nazi-era collection

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) – A Jewish artist plans to remove her paintings from one of Switzerland’s largest art museums following her decision to permanently house a controversial Nazi-era collection, the media. Swiss artist Miriam Cahn wrote a letter, published on Wednesday by the Jewish weekly Tachles, saying that she no …

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Will it be easier to create block patterns? – WP Tavern

Do you know if WordPress FSE works to make building block templates easier? Models and parts just need to click a button to download them. But the templates are very manual and you have to register them all programmatically.Thiago You’re not the first person to ask this question, and it’s …

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Scary mythology and a touch of marble

They trained. They fought. They conquered. If there’s one thing to take away from Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes, at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, it’s that historic Mediterranean civilization was a melting pot of intense competition that prioritized excellence above all else. . From a boat-shaped …

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Internationally acclaimed for Cockermouth photographer Chris

A photographer from COCKERMOUTH has reached the final of the Photographers Guild Image of the Year contest. Chris Freer has already won two competitions this year and is delighted to have been shortlisted by the guild. Her fabulous photo is of Pete and Kirsty Manning from Bedfordshire on their wedding …

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