Monthly Archives: September 2021

11 ways to spend an epic weekend in Charlotte

Whether you’re feeding your face at Taste of Charlotte or medieval at the Carolina Renaissance Festival, there is something for everyone to do this weekend! CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Taste of Charlotte @ Truist Field Whet your appetite this weekend as Taste of Charlotte returns to the Queen City. This …

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Things to see and do in Columbus in October

Newport Music Hall Walk the Moon’s fame peaked in the mid-2010s, when they released their self-titled debut album in 2012 and reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Shut Up and Dance” 2014. Hailing from Cincinnati , the spirited pop-indie group are back in their home country for …

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Discombobulation | Art | ithaca.com

ITHACA, NY – Confusing the stubborn still life thing with the dissociated splashes of color, liquid vertical drops and raw areas common to abstract expressionism, Jessica Warner is one of the most distinctive voices in local painting. Thirteen of Warner’s oil paintings on canvas – mostly larger and more or …

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Ring’s home security drone camera is finally here

First announced at last year’s Amazon hardware event, the Ring Always Home Cam is now ready to take off. Starting today, September 28, you can request an invitation to be a crash test dummy for Ring’s latest innovation. The Always Home Camera is a Ring camera attached to a drone …

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The student loan regime deserves to be saved

This is the week when college begins for many students. It is the largest annual movement of young people across Britain. And exceptionally, it is often a migration to the North because our universities are spread across the country. For many young people in the South East, this is the …

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Artist recreates famous paintings from everyday objects and ingredients

“The Scream” by Edvard Munch Items like paper clips usually clutter up garbage drawers, but for artist Adam Hillman, these everyday items are perfect materials for creating colorful and visually calming arrangements. Hillman defines himself as an “Arranger of Objects,” but his job isn’t limited to carefully positioning elements. It …

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Eight artists honored at the 2021 MADE Awards

On September 16, eight Filipino painters and sculptors were officially recognized in a virtual awards ceremony and exhibition opening (www.madeartdepot.ph) as laureates of the 37th Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE). Under the theme “Specter: The Art of Possibility”, Filipino artists were called “to tap into the vast realm of …

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Art Mailbox: Drama about New Acting Director of ARTS, Van Gogh’s Immersive Installation Delayed, There’s a New BLM Mural in Town – Slog

Two Seattle Arts Commission co-chairs resigned on Tuesday on Mayor Jenny Durkan’s sudden appointment of the former executive director of the Royal Alley-Barnes Center for Contemporary Art as interim director of the Bureau of Arts and Culture (ARTS), Publicola reported. The post was vacated by Randy Engstrom earlier this year, …

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HED COVER: The Maestro & The Movement

“Bernstein’s Wall” will be screened Saturday afternoon at Aspen Filmfest. (Courtesy of Aspen Film) Leonard Bernstein was a proud warrior of social justice who sought – on and off his conductor’s podium – to change the world. Yes, he was arguably the most important American musician of the 20th century, …

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Odipe takes the stage in Berlin

BERLIN – “The city stinks of death in its streets,” laments the chorus in Sophocles’s “Oedipus Rex”. Thebes is in the grip of a deadly plague. The king summons a prophet to guess the will of the gods, who accuses the monarch, “You are the damned polluter of this earth. …

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Six decades of masterpieces by Hervé Télémaque celebrated in the first major British exhibition

From October 7, 2021 to January 30, 2022, Hervé Télémaque: A Hopscotch of the Mind is a rare opportunity for British residents to explore the artist’s unique and vast work. Instantly recognizable thanks to its playful combination of archival and contemporary pop cultural references, Télémaque’s work avoids falling into predictability …

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Gagarin is an ingenious and artisanal show

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. In Gagarin’s opening moments, the view through a cheap telescope is Earthbound – of the scattered inhabitants of Cité Gagarine, a modernist slab of social housing in Ivry-sur-Seine, southeast of Paris. But …

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Auguste Wibo and the anonymous attraction of art

In a recent conversation for this magazine, author Samuel R. Delany discusses the bygone era of cruising in New York, remembering with the artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase about the time when the metropolis was a garden of earthly delights and anonymous sex. Delany remembers the city’s porn theaters, piers and …

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United Arts announces September project grant winners

United Arts of Central Florida just released the names of the organizations that received its September project grant cycle. Seventeen organizations received grants during this cycle, totaling $ 27,000 in funds to support their projects, which range from cultural events to art therapy programs. The following copy is taken from …

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How did Immersive Van Gogh dominate Taylor Swift? Does anyone already have #AskaCurator? + Other questions I have about the artistic news of the week

Curiosities is a column in which I preserve for posterity the “you can’t invent that” parts of artistic news. Below, some questions asked by the events of the last week … 1) Will we still pee in Maurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet? America, a fully functional solid gold toilet, created by …

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Why the Pipilotti Rist show at MOCA beats Van Gogh “immersive”

Near the entrance to “Pipilotti Rist: Big Heartedness, Be My Neighbor”, recently opened in the Little Tokyo warehouse space of the Museum of Contemporary Art, a multitude of screened videos accomplish something rare. The digital ephemeral becomes physical, gaining material weight, more like a solid sculpture than the usually vaporous …

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This anime girl derby mobile game is invading Japan

Pretty Derby Uma Musume, which translates to “Horse Girl Pretty Derby, ” is a racing game inspired by real racehorses played by anime-style girls (yes, that’s… one thing). Sure, the concept may raise a few eyebrows, but the overwhelming popularity of this game is not to be mocked. Since its …

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Things to do: See Van Gogh The Immersive Experience

Of all the Impressionist painters, Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) is probably the greatest rock star of the genre. An artist whose name and work are recognizable even among the general public who are not lovers of art, and whose rudimentary sketch of life only polishes his image (madness, poverty, suicide …

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Summary of entertainment news: ‘Worn Out’ – Dutch museum discovers Van Gogh drawing of tired old man; HBO Max cuts prices in limited supply as streaming wars escalate and more

Below is a summary of the current entertainment briefs. “Worn Out” – Dutch museum finds Van Gogh drawing of tired old man A Dutch museum on Thursday unveiled a hitherto unknown work by Vincent van Gogh – a study for one of his best-known drawings, “Worn Out” – in which …

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How Ibrahim Kamara found his place in fashion

Beyond the covers Mr. Kamara’s work tends to flirt at the intersection of raw realism, pop culture tropes, and the alternate realities he creates. Of his first covers for Dazed, one spotlighted fit Nigerian activists holding their national flag; another showed a young black man in a Gucci tracksuit and …

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15 anime to watch before you watch Star Wars: Visions

After spending his childhood working in an oppressive underground burrow, young Simon discovers a small drill that turns out to be the key to a mecha head. This is just the beginning. With the help of the virile and rebellious Kamino, Simon escapes from his underground village following an attack …

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Feminism, Realistic or Fantastic

As a millennial woman, I first read Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique” with a sense of familiarity. It was familiar to me not only because I recognized in it the feminist arguments of today (many attribute to the work the launching of the second wave of feminism) or that I …

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Beyond Van Gogh extends visit to Buffalo

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – If you couldn’t get tickets to Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, you’re in luck. The exhibition extends his stay in Buffalo. “We are very grateful and of course honored by the positive reaction and enthusiasm from the public towards the experience,” said Creative Director Mathieu St-Arnaud. …

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Can Mindful Movement Help You Lose Weight?

Tai chi is not your typical type of weight loss exercise. In fact, its slow, graceful movements are the antithesis of high-energy gym workouts, and watching tai chi can evoke deep relaxation rather than rapid weight loss. However, scientists have found that in addition to helping with a wide range …

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Is NBA 2K22 Worth It? NBA 2K22 PS5 review

NBA 2K22 is finally out, and many of us have been waiting for this game since last year. Be the first NBA 2K title to be specially designed for next generation consoles, playing on PS5 and Xbox Series X is very special. But is it really worth the extra pennies …

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Nick Cave digs deep, with a glass symphony

On a scorching afternoon in late August, a dedicated crew of construction workers made their way down the hallway between Times Square and Grand Central Station, home to the 42nd Street Shuttle. Here, under the streets of New York City, more than two dozen vibrant glass figures danced along the …

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“Happening” Review – The Hollywood Reporter

The recent legal abortion roadblocks in Texas, the Supreme Court’s refusal to overturn the restrictive new law, and the determination of US conservatives to continue to cut corners on Roe v. Wade font Event resonate all the more with force. Not that Audrey Diwan’s intensely intimate chronicle of a young …

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12 ways to enjoy Charlotte’s Labor Day weekend

End summer on a high note this Labor Day weekend with epic college football games, outdoor festivities and more in the Queen City. CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Charlotte 49ers vs. Duke @ Jerry Richardson Stadium It’s Friday night football season in Queen City as the Charlotte 49ers take on the …

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