Monthly Archives: May 2022

MW | whitehot contemporary art magazine

ThisPlay, exhibition view at Arter, 2022. Photos: Orhan Cem Çetin. ThisPlay Artery From February 17 to April 9, 2022 By ZOË HOPKINSJune 2022 Who could the contemporary surrealists be? In Istanbul, Turkey, Arter may have found the answer to this question. Spilling over walls, ceilings and corners, over several floors, …

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Young activists create Asian American history lesson to fight racism

Placeholder while loading article actions “Education is so important to creating change and fighting racism,” said 14-year-old Mina Fedor. “But there are so few [taught] in schools about AAPI [Asian American and Pacific Islander] the history and contributions of Asian Americans. An organization founded by Mina last year called AAPI …

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Fintechs increase exposure to gig economy workers as inflation increases demand for loans

Fintechs and payday lenders are aggressively lending to gig economy workers even as banks and large non-bank financial corporations (NBFCs) become more conservative in the space. Fintech lenders saw demand for food and grocery delivery managers with various app-based platforms jump up to 40% in Q4FY22, industry executives said. Higher …

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Athlon & Ryzen 5 series for socket FT6, 2 RDNA 2 compute units, up to 32 GB LPDDR5, 4 PCIe Gen 3 lanes

AMD’s Mendocino APU specs that would cover the entry-level Athlon & Ryzen 5 laptop segment have been leaked on the Chiphell forums. Leaked AMD Mendocino APU specs: up to 4 Zen 2 CPU cores, 2 RDNA 2 compute units, 32GB LPDDR5 memory and 4 PCIe Gen 3 lanes Announced at …

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Abrazo Queer Tango in Berkeley is part of a global movement

Instructor Mira Barakat and Abrazo Queer Tango organizer Karen Lubisch dance at Finnish Hall on May 15, 2022. Credit: Kelly Sullivan On a recent Sunday afternoon at Finnish Hall, tango teacher Mira Barakat demonstrated a connection exercise designed to help students better respond to their partner’s movements. “Leaders, hands up,” …

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Traders accuse council bosses of ‘cheating’ City over £1 market deal

Liverpool Council have been accused of ‘misleading the city’ over a deal in which they claimed to have taken control of the city’s markets for £1. In 2016 the council bought Geraud Markets Liverpool Ltd, the company that ran the city’s markets. At the time, the board said it only …

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Van Gogh’s ear and six other good things

1. Van Gogh’s ear at Van Gogh’s Van Gogh’s Restaurant (334 E Commercial St, Springfield) is a delicious Orecchiette pasta with broccoli and smoked sausage, tossed in a lemon, garlic and anchovy sauce with grated Dutch cheese and a pesto finish. 2. Guacamole Norteno at Catrina’s Modern Mexican Restaurant (2925 …

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‘Stri aa Aaig’, a realistic portrayal of life in the Mithila region of Nepal

Amarendra Yadav, a well-known Maithili literary figure, has been active in Maithili literary activities for almost two and a half decades. He recently wrote ‘Stri aa Aaig’ (The Woman and the Fire), a collection of poems which won the 2020 Nepal Bidyapati Maithili Pandulipi (Manuscript) Prize. The collection of forty-two …

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The Coral Gables Museum exhibits contemporary Ukrainian art

“The Deity of Chill” by Yana Bystrova is on display at the Coral Gables Museum for an exhibition of Ukrainian art made just before and after the fall of the Soviet Union. Bystrova, who is originally from Kyiv and now lives in Paris, said she is happy that American audiences …

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Meet a CEO: Marcus Lasarow of CashD

We caught up with Marcus Lasarow, Founder and CEO of FinTech startup CashD, a company that helps Australian businesses reduce employee turnover through innovative payroll solutions. We talked about the disconnect between payroll and workforce management, B2B solutions, and the importance of retaining long-term employees. Marcus, you have 20 years …

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Live events emerge from the pandemic, jump into an immersive future

Getty One look at the crowded polo grounds at the recent Coachella Music and Arts Festival was enough to verify that live events are making a comeback after two years of pandemic cancellations, hiatuses and delays. Here, at the start of the traditional summer music festival season, fans are making …

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Core Dance’s Sue Schroeder is embarking on an ambitious new creative project in Poland

Schroeder’s title is Founding Director of Creativity, which currently encompasses a myriad of responsibilities – bringing artists together, researching communist repatriation funding, hiring photographers and videographers, arranging water, food and glamping style tents and explaining to the Polish team what mulch is. “Mulch is not a thing there,” says Schroeder. …

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Warning from Martin Lewis to tax credits, income support and other legacy benefit seekers

The government plans to transfer all former benefit claimants to Universal Credit. The move has left those receiving the payments worried about whether or not they will be in a more difficult financial situation. However, they will have no choice in the matter whether they lose money or not and …

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Immersive experience open until June 25 in Augusta

Residents of the Augusta area can now view Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpieces through an experiential and modern platform. Beyond Van Gogh: the Immersive Experience is on view at James Brown Arena in downtown Augusta through June 25. The exhibition uses high-tech projectors to create huge multi-dimensional images of Van Gogh’s …

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Conversations between friends: the frustrating awkwardness of a high-profile series | Television

IIt was always unlikely Conversations with Friends, the new Hulu and BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s debut novel, could repeat Normal People’s crush. This latest show, another Hulu/BBC production based on Rooney’s best-selling second novel and released in April 2020, was the rare combination of the right material, the right …

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Mexican artists and designers take over Rockefeller Center

Most New Yorkers aren’t fazed. But when Brian Thoreen told a group of locals that he and a crew of construction people were lifting and pushing with forklifts right in the center of Rockefeller Center, they gasped. On Tuesday May 10, the artist and design dealer stayed up until 4 …

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What you should do if your parents don’t want to cut funding to cover your own education |

What you should do if your parents don’t want to cut funding to cover your own education If parents are involved in privacy, ask them for confidentiality of student information, including financial aid software, try to protect them through your Family Education Rights and Privacy Work (FERPA ). In particular, …

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Theater troupe to host the second season of entertainment | Community

A relatively new theater company in Norman is excited about its spring and summer season. Already in its season, Co.llective Arts Productions (Co.Arts) will host two full productions over the next two months, as well as several staged readings. Five students and alumni of the University of Oklahoma School of …

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Shobhaa De on Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, the indomitable art historian

The first day of the launch of Tasneem Zakaria Mehta’s labor of love, a massive tome titled Mumbai: A City Through Objects – 101 Stories from Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, turned into a huge disappointment for the Managing Director ( Tasneem) of this gem of a museum. Sheikh Khalifa …

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LEGO announces Vincent van Gogh

If you’re broke and can’t afford a painting created by Vincent Van Gogh (how downgraded of you), LEGO has the next best thing. The legendary toy makers have announced plans to partner with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York to bring LEGO fans an experience like never …

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Financial literacy courses could become a requirement in Montana schools next year | Montana News

When Butte resident Mike Paffhausen graduated from Carroll College in 2009, he received a thin, purple school book that he says changed his life. It was called “Life After Graduation: Your Guide to Success”. Paffhausen then made a to-do list on a few blank pages at the back of the …

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with a new Filipino President, we ask what happened to the Van Gogh family?

With the election this month of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr as President of the Philippines, questions are being raised about the Van Gogh that once belonged to his parents. Her father, also named Ferdinand, was deposed as president in 1986 and died three years later, while her mother Imelda is …

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10 Hilarious WWE 2k22 Glitches Found So Far

After a year-long hiatus, WWE and 2k Games developed the final installment of the WWE 2k series on March 8, 2022. The previous installment in the series, WWE 2k20, was rejected by fans, largely due to of a number of game-glitches ranging from mildly amusing drops to game-breaking crashes. Fan …

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Pokras Lampas, Founder of the Calligrafuturism Movement, Joins XDAO as Artistic Director

XDAO XDAO is embarking on a major collaboration with leading contemporary artist and influencer, Pokras Lampas, joining the company as Artistic Director. We hope our collaboration will initiate further collaborations, as Web 3.0 must evolve in step with popular culture, enabling interaction between advanced technology and end users. — Pokras …

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Top 10 Nonfiction Books from the Library Archive

Your trusty archivist has a week off, mostly to read. So I thought why not share some of the non-fiction books that fill my tilting libraries. E-books are great, but there’s just something about the feel of a book and the ability to write in the margins. I divide my …

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Retired four-star general thinks video game footage is Ukraine-Russia conflict

Retired four-star general and MSNBC contributor Barry R. McCaffrey tweeted what he assumed were footage of the Ukraine-Russia conflict – only to realize it was actually footage from a video game. On Monday evening, McCaffrey, 79, wrote in a now-deleted tweet: “Russian planes are getting pinned down by UKR missile …

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The challenge of making art in a culture that depreciates it

In the background of this slow surrender looms the election of Donald Trump – “our mad leader,” Fields calls him. Maksik convincingly captures New York’s posthumous sentiment after the 2016 election, at least among many in the media class; he opens the book in “this dark season, in this terrible …

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Marriott and Yahoo launch guest media network

Today, in the connected economy, hotel chain Marriott is partnering with Yahoo to launch a media network that enables advertisers to reach customers with targeted ads. Additionally, Uber is unveiling several new ride-sharing features and Plaid is partnering with VGS to provide tokenization services. Marriott Launches Media Network That Helps …

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ISE 2022 review: Pro-AV is back in the sun | Industry trends

The numbers were down, to 43,691 (from 81,000 in 2019), not that you can see in crowded theaters. “We are short of about 300 Chinese customers and a few Americans due to [US AV trade show] InfoComm being so close to ISE this year,” said Mike Blackman, general manager, Integrated …

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Most Popular Annual Non-Disney Animated Film of the 2010s, According to Letterboxd

After the success of toy storythe trend of computer-animated films slowly made its way to mainstream audiences throughout the 2000s, and the release of The princess and the Frog in 2009 marked Disney’s last 2D animated film. This meant big changes in the 2010s. Major studios entered the new decade …

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Who was Georges Seurat? Learn about the artist who invented Pointillism

By the late 1800s, the art had changed dramatically. Instead of submitting to the ideals set by the Paris Salon, radical artists began to create and exhibit rejected paintings that captured fleeting moments. These artists – who would become known as the Impressionists – fueled a wave of innovation among …

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Opening of the Banksy fashion show in Minneapolis

The images on the walls of the Lighthouse Art Space in Minneapolis are familiar to anyone who has followed the art world in recent years. “They are very recognizable. And, of course, they are bold,” said Nick Harkin, representative of the Art of Banksy show. He says that as a …

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The J. Mackey Gallery will present “The Art of Arthur Pinajian”

No. 347 | 1982; Oil on canvas 25 x 29 in. EAST HAMPTON, NY – J. Mackey Gallery in East Hampton is pleased to present “The Art of Arthur Pinajian”. The exhibition includes previously unseen and rare works by the 20th century artist who rose from obscurity to fame. Pinajian …

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3 reasons why you should invest in travel

You may have heard people say that buying travel is the only way to get rich. It seems totally wrong at first, but you probably understand the wisdom behind the words on deeper thought. Traveling is a financial liability, an expense that reduces your money and your assets. However, small …

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‘Banksy’ is here, but not everyone in the Minneapolis arts community is happy about it

At a large warehouse in northeast Minneapolis, visitors are invited to zigzag down a winding hallway, following a trail of red dots on the floor to a series of galleries. The walls are black, with sarcastic anti-capitalist quotes printed in white. There’s even a selfie-friendly photo shoot at the end. …

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Prasi: An Ancient Balinese Miniature Art Form Goes Contemporary

Richard Horstman (Jakarta Post) Denpasar ● Thu 12 May 2022 2022-05-12 09:00 0 53ea05b5fe2e13733519dbf4e3098f67 1 Art & Culture prasi, arts-and-culture, crafts, Balinese-art, lontar, heritage, bali, traditional-arts Free Dating from the 16and century, the tradition of tracing sheets with cultural knowledge compiled in lontar manuscripts is experiencing an exciting new illustrative …

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Imagined Worlds | CMUnow

Assistant professor and filmmaker draws inspiration from the outdoors in his unique, award-winning stop motion films From the red deserts of Utah to the snowy streets of New York and the national forests of Grand Mesa, Evan Curtis draws inspiration from natural landscapes in his award-winning stop motion films. After …

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Earned Wage Access Solutions Simplify Financial Access for Employees

(Source – Shutterstock) Earned Wage Access (EWA) service providers are increasingly in demand around the world thanks to the new working lifestyles that most workers demand today. While large enterprises would likely rely on EWA’s services, it is small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that would rely heavily on it. Before …

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Vantastic Rentals lets you get away in a retro motorhome – Think Local

Picture: Contributed Five years ago, Jeff McSweeney bought a van because he was “tired of sleeping in a tent” when he went camping. Little did he know that he had started a fantastic commercial adventure. Five years later, McSweeney has a Vernon-based company called Vantastic Rentals that attracts clients from …

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SportE, an innovative Web3 Fitness-to-earn (F2E) application, launches its Alpha season on May 15 for sports enthusiasts

However, when it comes to the name Move-to-Earn, it is almost certain that these applications focus and generally support Running. Although there is so much more to do in the world of sports, such as boxing, football, basketball and other hundreds of types of sports! This poses a huge problem.”How …

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Students in need receive R25,000 each, thanks to the artistic initiative of twins Justice and Fhatuwani Mukheli

The Mukheli twins create artwork to raise money for underprivileged students. They entered the creative space with the help of someone who saw potential in them and gave them a chance to show off their creativity. They want to do the same for others. Twins Mukheli (Justice & Fhatuwani) and …

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FINANCIAL LITERACY NEW LEAP A1 |

Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully misinformed about personal finances and how to manage them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults are living on the financial edge, has spurred ongoing efforts to make financial literacy classes a school requirement. Seven states …

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The “Beyond Van Gogh” exhibition will temporarily close until May 24; extends until June 26

“Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” will temporarily close until May 24 in Albuquerque. The traveling exhibit will remain in Albuquerque until June 26. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal) Two weeks ago, “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” announced an extension until May. On Saturday, the traveling exhibit announced that it …

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10 Horror Movies That Would Make A Great TV Spin-Off

Whether it be Psycho, The Exorcist, The Omen, The Evil Dead, or Rosemary’s baby, some of the best horror movies ever made have finally made it into TV shows. Indeed, scary stories will always translate to the big and small screen, allowing writers and directors to explore the depths of …

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GASTRONOMY and ART | Cashmere Images Diary

Added May 7, 2022 Basharat Bashir By: Ghazala Fatima An art that feels, touches, smells and tastes. Yes, it is food art and it is a very common art form that we see in our daily lives. In our house, we see our mother making efforts to spruce up the …

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A high-tech escape room is coming to Westland on Friday the 13th

A high-tech escape room is coming to Eloise Asylum in Westland on Friday, May 13. // Courtesy of Eloise Asylum Eloise Asylum in Westland is set to become the site of Escape the Asylum, a state-of-the-art, high-tech escape room. The new adventure opens to the public on Friday, May 13. …

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4K TV: not satisfied with your image? Here are 6 reasons why

TV Answer Man, we have a very nice quality 65 inch Samsung TV 4K. However, the 4K image quality is not as good as the same movie or sporting event viewed on regular programming channels. Any idea why? DIRECTV had no response when a technician came to us and verified …

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Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Strengthening Consumer Protections and Addressing Inequities in the Financial Services System

Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation that strengthens consumer protections and addresses inequities in the state’s financial services system. The legislation (S.1684/A.8293) directs the Department of Financial Services to conduct a study of underbanked communities and households in New York City and make recommendations to improve their access to financial …

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Seeing red for the good of all the monkeys on this planet | BRAND HUGHES COBB

Several years ago I wrote to Terry Pratchett’s representative, Colin Smythe – if there’s a more properly English name than that, I’d love to hear it – to inquire about theatrical performing rights from “Wyrd Sisters”. This was a request for Improbable Fictions, the reading group staged as part of …

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Transcending Time and Space combines eclectic imagery to raise awareness of Indigenous issues

Portals are a popular concept in science fiction, allowing visitors to transcend time, space, and place. the UFAthe new exhibition of Transcend time and spaceblends ideas, philosophies, mediums and concepts to create a series of “portals” that fuse science fiction with Indigenous cultural and spiritual traditions, all with the goal …

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The Met Museum’s top curator for contemporary art is leaving

Sheena Wagstaff often visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1980s when she was an art student, seeking refuge among the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas of the Asian Art Department. Her appointment in 2012 as the museum’s curator of modern and contemporary art brought the most overshadowed department of America’s …

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COVID woes prompt more states to require financial literacy classes

Posted May 3, 2022 6:11 a.m. Elaine S. Povitch Stateline Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully misinformed about personal finances and how to manage them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults are living on the financial edge, has spurred ongoing efforts …

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It’s this artist’s favorite moth. (And probably his favorite month too)

Joanna Turner created this CBC Arts logo using a variety of mediums: Indian ink, gouache and digital tools. (Joanna Turner) Each month we feature a new version of the CBC Arts logo created by a Canadian artist. Discover our previous logos! Flowers for spring? You bet. But here’s a twist: …

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Choose the right home improvement loan to start your major repair

There is always something to fix or improve in a house. From the roof to the foundation, home repairs can be costly. That’s why so many homeowners turn to home improvement loans to help them get the job done. However, with so many types of home improvement loans available, it …

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DOCUMENTARY: TRAUMA MEDIATION THROUGH ANIMATION – Newspaper

Danish animated documentary Flee, directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, is a powerful feat of storytelling. So much so that it has won several awards and nominations. Flee tells the story of Amin Nawabi, a gay Danish citizen and former Afghan refugee turned successful scholar. The audience travels with Amin as …

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