Monthly Archives: March 2022

Immersive experience through the eyes of a historian

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — I was joined at Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience by Karen Hjalmarson, Timken Museum guide, art historian and lecturer on Vincent Van Gogh. We first run through his quotes. “What am I in the eyes of most people, a non-entity, or an oddity, an unpleasant …

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The best comedy film of each of the last 10 decades (according to Letterboxd)

Comedy as an art form has changed and improved over the last century, which includes how it is used in film. The genre has steadily grown in popularity from its early examples of classic black-and-white films to today’s international blockbusters that highlight how far it has come. RELATED: The Best …

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The Best Exhibits in Philadelphia You Can’t Miss

Philadelphia is full of wonderful art museums and galleries to explore, many of which have recently reopened with new health and safety measures in place. Below is an overview of some of the most exciting exhibitions currently on display or coming to the city.Exhibitions currently on view: Harry Potter: The …

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Credit scores are a financial trap. Here’s how I would fix it.

So much in the world is broken right now. The planet is in turmoil, inequality is soaring, and government gridlocks are gloomier than ever. The Hollywood industrial complex regurgitates old stories and makes them worse, while music makers play more on the whims of algorithms than any sense of craftsmanship. …

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UA Professor Creates Chemistry Comic Series

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — From adventures with superheroes and Van Gogh paintings, a University of Arizona professor helps students learn high-level chemistry concepts through a series of comic books . Professor Colleen Kelley said she was inspired by her students as they were often overwhelmed with the subject, especially once …

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‘Billions’ Season 6, Episode 10: Favorite Johnny

Billions Favorite Johnny Season 6 Episode 10 Editor’s note 4 stars **** Photo: Showtime I’ll be the first to admit that I have a terrible record when it comes to billion’ storyline predictions – which is why the show is still great television. Between the excess angel heart references and …

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Artists use their skills to teach Native American languages

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several Minnesota artists are using their talents to help teach Native American languages Neil McKay is a tribal member of the Spirit Lake community in North Dakota who teaches Dakota language students at the University of Minnesota. Classically trained on the guitar, he learned to merge his …

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Sabaton will release the epic “Symphony to End All Wars” edition

Sabatons The war to end all wars the album gets a symphonic beauty. The veteran band are set to serve up their latest album in a way you’ve never heard them before, bringing fans a version of the album’s symphonic soundtrack. The album, titled The Symphony to End All Warsincludes …

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Van Gogh Immersive Experience opens its doors at Graceland | Way of life

Fans of world-renowned artist Vincent van Gogh will be able to experience his magnificent works of art like never before in “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,” a new traveling exhibit opening this week at Graceland Exhibition Center. Using state-of-the-art projection technology, van Gogh’s works were freed from their frames …

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The return of surrealism in a very surreal era

Rabid forms of nationalism proliferate. Populist strongmen are taking their turn on the world stage. Meanwhile, big tech companies are designing a future full of augmented reality devices and fantasy realms. Are we living in a revival of the 1920s, when machines and despots transformed everyday reality and major artists …

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Buy Now, Pay Later and Earn Money as Families Struggle Financially

“Often it’s essential expenses like household bills and utilities, and even food. The problem with payday loans is that they tend to make the person worse off. Loading “Because the repayments can be high, they may find themselves without enough money after the levies come out, which means they then …

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Van Gogh Immersion Exhibit Comes to Tulsa | Arts & Theater

The when and the where are still up in the air, but a multimedia exhibit based on the works of artist Vincent van Gogh is on its way to Tulsa. “Beyond van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” will be in Tulsa for a limited engagement, according to a Tuesday press release …

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Ukrainian graphic novel Makhno explores history and raises funds

Here in the United States, I remember a few times when we heard about the history of Eastern Europe because it was not about our own country. Because of that, I have huge blind spots in my knowledge of the history of countries like Ukraine. Outside of recent events and …

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Art and nature collide in Texas with “Donald Moffett + Nature Cult + The McNay”

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the vision for an exhibit exploring the collision of art, environmental crisis, and human experience. Donald Moffett + Cult of Nature + The McNay weaves together paintings by Donald Moffett, works from the McNay Art Museum’s modern and contemporary collection, and materials drawn from …

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Payday Loan Services Market: Ready to Fly on High Growth Trends: Wonga, Cash America International, Wage Day Advance

Payday Loan Services Market: Intense Competition But Strong Growth and Extreme Valuation This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, NJ – (SBWIRE) – 03/22/2022 – Latest payday loan services market industrial growth study 2022-2028. A detailed study accumulated to offer latest insights about acute characteristics of the …

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I did van Gogh yoga when the world was burning. Here’s how it was

I remember the first time I saw the poster. I was in line downtown for my booster shot. Delta was on the decline. Nobody knew yet how bad Omicron would be. That’s how I remember it now, at least. Although in retrospect we knew, or we should have. The signs …

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Spotlight on Comic Creators Toronto Comicon 2022

As spring arrives in North America, so does the return of in-person events. Namely, in-person conventions such as Toronto Comicon at Fan Expo. It’s the start of convention season, starting with Toronto Comicon which serves as the precursor to one of Canada’s biggest events, Fan Expo. Such events are not …

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BLOCK BORDERS

Sadequain art space art Gender roles have long been assigned to both sexes to determine how one acts, speaks, talks or behaves within the context of a society. Zenana and Mardana have traditionally been used to identify the spatial binaries inherent in inhibiting physical space. The separation of female and …

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Creditspring launches new credit-building product to help people, plus free counseling services and interest-free loans

Credit Spring London, March 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Creditspring, a leading UK-based FCA-regulated consumer credit provider, is on a mission to help over a million people improve their financial stability and resilience so they can focus on the important things in life. As part of this mission, Creditspring has …

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Spring Arts Preview 2022: Visual Artist Charlene Mosley Gets to Work

A little over five years ago, Charlene Mosley attempted to breed monarch butterflies. To hear him tell the story in his studio in North Park, the process of sustaining the creatures through their life cycle proved too difficult. The experience, however, ended up inspiring the work she is currently producing …

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OKC gets a “GLOW” with Allied Arts’ new public art installation

Even on a a windy night in Oklahoma with a wind chill of 17 degreescanadian artist Passage by Serge Maheu radiates warm reds, crisp whites and other sizzling hues. “I wasn’t expecting this kind of weather here. I was expecting warmer temperatures…but this is my first time in Oklahoma City,” …

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‘Imagine Picasso’ is the next immersive art event at Pullman Yards

Following the success of the multimedia Van Gogh experience, Pullman Yards is hosting a new immersive art event centered on another master – Pablo Picasso. “Imagine Picasso,” which opens today and runs through June 19, showcases more than 200 works by the iconic painter using 90 projectors that place visitors …

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Lauren Lovette named Paul Taylor Dance Company choreographer

Lauren Lovette has a new job that would have been unthinkable a few years ago – not just for herself but for the dance world. Until the fall, Lovette was an esteemed director of New York City Ballet, but now she’s moved into modern dance and has been named the …

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Wagely Wins Additional $8.3M in Oversubscribed Pre-Series A Funding

Jakarta, Indonesia and DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — salary, from Asia the fastest growing financial wellness platform has raised $8.3 million in oversubscribed pre-Series A funding as company expands platform to help workers access their on-demand earned wages in Indonesia and Bangladesh. The funding comes just seven months …

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National Flower of Ukraine, Flower of Hope and more

By Lynette L. Walther Sunflowers have flooded social media lately. Images of these poignant fields of sunflowers under blue skies mimic the national flag of Ukraine. Besieged and fighting for survival, Ukrainians have captured the world’s attention for their bravery in the face of unprecedented force and oppression. We hope …

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Arab states deserve a new, better social contract

According to the 2021 DAWN Annual Report on the Arab World, the peoples of the region “continue to yearn for democratization and respect for human rights”. The tyrannical regime and its support by foreign governments are major obstacles to democratization. The old social contract stated that regimes could govern as …

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Mexican modernism was more than Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

PORTLAND, OR – The Portland Museum of Art Preview Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican modernism was a polite affair. The vast halls of the gallery were quiet, the only sound being the faint silence of well-to-do spectators whispering among themselves, shaking hands. The 150-piece exhibit was last on display …

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ASA investigates payday loans that break rules served by Google

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is investigating several reported examples of Google allowing ads from “predatory lenders”. The findings follow a report published in the Observer on Sunday which found that 24 advertisements had been paid for by 12 advertisers, including loan companies and credit brokers. Google’s stated practices Prevent …

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Nayana Williams writes Lifespan Movement | Arts & Hobbies

At a book launch in Kingston, Lifespan Spring Water Co CEO Nayana Williams officially presented her novel titled The lifespan movement: progress. Goal. Joy. It was held on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022, which was celebrated under the theme Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Future. Williams composed …

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Guardians of Justice’s Adi Shankar Looks at the Artistic Value of B-Movies

Adi Shankar talks about his Netflix series The Guardians of Justice and the difference between adapting stories and telling original stories. With all its moving parts, who better to explain the vision of The Guardians of Justice as the creator of the series. In an interview with CBR, Adi Shankar …

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Child tax credit expiration likely pushes 97,000 New Jersey children back into poverty

Child tax credit expiration likely pushes 97,000 New Jersey children back into poverty For immediate release Contact: Louis Di Paolo (NJPP): 201-417-5049 (mobile) or [email protected] On the one-year anniversary of the US bailout taking effect, new state-level data released by the Economic Security Project highlights how nearly 100,000 New Jersey …

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CSU Dominguez Hills Art Exhibit Features South Central Artist Lauren Halsey – Daily Breeze

By Cristabell Fierros, Contributing author The Cal State Dominguez Art Gallery will launch its first exhibition since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with South Central artist Lauren Halsey’s Afrofuturism and funk-inspired work going on display Saturday, March 12. Halsey incorporates architecture and found, crafted and handmade objects into her …

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Government changes controversial lending rules

The government is making changes to its controversial loan laws, following complaints that it was preventing some people in a decent financial position from getting mortgages and other loans. By Kathryn Armstrong The rules were changed in December in a bid to protect people against loans they could not afford. …

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“Immersive Frida Kahlo” features another tech-focused exhibit. His descendants insist it’s genuine

“Immersive Frida Kahlo” will present the life and work of the Mexican artist. Photo: Kyle Flubacker There’s yet another immersive artist-inspired light show in town. “Immersive Frida Kahlo” opens Saturday, March 12 at SVN West San Francisco, featuring screenings of paintings by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo accompanied by biographical presentations …

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Blackmail review – the play that brought Hitchcock a hit is revamped for today | Theater

AAn artist has died in his Chelsea studio, stabbed in the throat, blood everywhere. But this scene is not a crime scene: the only red material is the strawberry jam that the policeman Harold Webber spreads on his bread. That’s because Mark Ravenhill cut the first act of Charles Bennett’s …

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Community Builders – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth

Posted on March 09, 2022 Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed every March in the United States since 1987. In the spirit of this mission, every Wednesday of this month, we’ll be featuring women historians from …

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artnet: The Creators of “Immersive Van Gogh” Will Bring an Experience Dedicated to a Historic Ukrainian Artist to Six North American Cities

An immersive exhibition dedicated to the work of Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), a Ukrainian poet and artist considered a founding figure in the country’s cultural history, is coming to six North American cities. Proceeds from the project, originally organized by Lighthouse Immersive, the company behind Immersive Van Gogh and Immersive Frida …

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Myaskovsky, Nikolai – Classical music

FFor such a solid figure, Nikolai Myaskovsky offers surprising contradictions and paradoxes: consistent in his musical vision but uneven in his production; an individual who nevertheless fit well with the demands of socialist realism in the Soviet Union from the 1930s; a conservative with flashes of what might be called …

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Tasaki and Fiona Krüger collaborate on watches

In 2015, during her first trip to Tokyo, Scottish watch designer Fiona Krüger was captivated by the Tasaki Abstract Star necklace, then on display at the Isetan department store. “I had never seen anything like it,” Ms Krüger said in a Zoom call from the Alsace region of France, where …

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The most common consumer frauds and how to avoid them

Beware of charity scams in Ukraine 3 hours ago Congressman Welch calls for more benefits for veterans 3 hours ago The Red Cross grapples with a national blood crisis 5 hours ago Last week’s piling on I-89 ‘probably the biggest engine… 3 days ago The “Vermont Beardies” contest helps raise …

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In a Greek migrant camp, an Afghan woman finds her strength in art | The mighty 790 KFGO

By Karolina Tagaris THIVA, Greece (Reuters) – In a tiny classroom at a migrant camp in Greece, Roya Rasuli, 18, teaches painting to a lively group of young girls. For Rasuli, it is also a lesson in female empowerment. “What is your message for women, for girls? Rasuli, who was …

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Gallery6 continues the tradition with its annual art bazaar

Islamabad: The highly anticipated annual ‘Art Bazaar’ which Gallery 6 traditionally organizes every year to celebrate its anniversary, is currently underway, with mega discounts offered to art lovers and collectors as part of its 14th anniversary. The bazaar, which offers a wide variety of around 700 works of art, is …

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Modern art shines in BMA’s spring exhibitions

If you haven’t seen the Richard Yarde exhibit on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) yet, you still have a few weeks to visit. Richard Yarde: Beyond Savoy will be on view until April 24, and I urge you to catch it while you can. The BMA, which …

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Why would anyone want to get out of debt?

Why would anyone want to get out of debt? Think about it. You borrow money. You can use this money now. Then you can pay it back slowly, over time. Who wouldn’t want this deal? You might expect a financial planner to say that everyone should deleverage as soon as …

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Andy Warhol’s Diaries Release Date | Trailer and latest news

We’re never short of documentaries to watch on Netflix, with the streamer becoming the go-to place to watch them, especially on the true crime front. Although not strictly a true crime documentary, there is an element of crime as it focuses on the infamous murder of artist Andy Warhol in …

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Sailors share their stories at She Tells Sea Tales, plus other fun things to do around Seattle

What happens March 4-10? March is Women’s History Month, and if you’re looking for a way to celebrate, check out She tells sea storiesan event that elevates the voices of underrepresented women in the maritime industry and offers insight into their lives. She Tells Sea Tales began in 2014 and …

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The cinematic language of Theo Angelopoulos

By George Vardas. Theo Angelopoulos is widely regarded as Greece’s greatest filmmaker, having crafted an epic vision of modern Greece and the Balkans through his cinematic odyssey through its turbulent social and political history. Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Sir Nicholas Laurantos Chair in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University …

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Film explores harms of ‘Dreamer’ narrative on undocumented community

A new film premiering Wednesday at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus aims to shed light on a conversation immigration activists have had for years: how the “Dreamer” narrative is negatively impacting the sans community. -papers. Karina Dominguez, 22, a political organizer, produced “Rejecting the Dreamer Narrative”, a documentary that focuses …

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Here are the 3 best things to do with your tax refund

Image source: Getty Images Be sure to use your tax refund wisely. Key points Many Americans will receive a large tax refund this year. This lump sum payment represents a great opportunity to improve your finances. Paying off debt, building an emergency fund, and investing are some smart ways to …

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The brilliant reviews of the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery and the British Museum left by Americans on TripAdvisor

London is blessed with some of the best museums and galleries in the world with a wide variety of offerings ranging from the Natural History Museum to the National Gallery. What’s even better is that most of the biggest and best are absolutely free to enter, even if they twist …

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Military combat simulator developer urges people not to use game to create fake Ukraine war footage

Editor’s note: The war in Ukraine is a permanent, painful and moving subject. IGN urges community members to be respectful when engaging in conversation on this topic and does not condone any form of harassment. Eagle Dynamics, the developer of military combat simulator DCS World, asked people not to present …

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100 years of Mussorgsky/Ravel’s “Pictures”: the exhibition is still open | Arts

Most have heard the famous opening of Mussorgsky/Ravel’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”, with its royal brass chorale used in movies, television, video games and even as WWE entrance music. This year we mark the 100th anniversary of Maurice Ravel’s famous 1922 orchestration of Modeste Mussorgsky’s “Pictures” for solo piano. For …

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