Monthly Archives: July 2022

Beware of unregulated “quick fix” salary advances

Australians have been warned about using increasingly popular ‘payday advance’ services because they fear exposing themselves to excessive debt and unregulated products. Payday advance services give workers access to their payday in advance, with users able to withdraw between $50 and $2,000, which they then repay – with a flat …

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the first defenestration of Prague

On July 30, 1419, a Hussite procession led by priest Jan Želivský attacked Prague’s New Town Hall and threw the king’s representatives out of windows onto the street in what became Prague’s first defenestration. Background Jan Hus spoke out against the pope for selling indulgences in Bohemia to raise funds, …

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The Van Gogh Museum unveils a program to celebrate its 50th anniversary

With a milestone coming in 2023, the Van Gogh Museum has unveiled plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary next year – plans that involve various exhibitions featuring renowned artists and a birthday party right in the heart of the city. ‘Amsterdam for fans of one of the most famous museums …

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Milford resident Lorie Lewis launches national arts movement to end gun violence and inspire peace

Artists 4 Peace, a grassroots coalition of artists for gun safety formed in response to the Uvalde tragedy, announces the launch of its first national arts project. Wings 4 Peace launched nationwide on July 24 and continues through October 24, 2022. Join the movement HERE. Wings4Peace is an open invitation …

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‘Hijrah’ moment: Coming out of the dark side of payday loans – Universities

Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati (The Jakarta post) PRIME Jakarta ● Fri, July 29, 2022 Indonesia has become a promised land for the development of the mobile payday loan market (locally known as Pinjol). Based on data from the Financial Services Authority (OJK), in April, 122 companies provide legal payday loan …

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The best photos from around the world

Gallery: the best photos from around the world Gallery: the best photos from around the world We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We are working on its restoration. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to section navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 8 Pictures The best photos from international news …

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Lady Gaga stuns in Harley Quinn in jaw-dropping image

Lady Gaga is set to play Harley Quinn in Joker 2 (which could be a musical) and this awesome image gives us a glimpse of what she could look like in the role. In what was undoubtedly one of the biggest stories of the year, it was revealed last month …

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Aspen Institute commemorates the legacy of Herbert Bayer in a new center dedicated to the artist

Earlier this summer, the Aspen Institute unveiled the new Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, celebrating Bayer’s prolific career. The Austrian-born artist designed the layout of the Institute as well as several of its buildings. But as the Center shows, Bayer was also a painter, sculptor and graphic designer, and …

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A Dutch court has upheld an eight-year sentence for the daring serial thief who stole nearly $20 million worth of artwork from museums

A man identified only as Nils M. has been sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals, worth a total of nearly $20 million, from museums in the Netherlands. Both works are still missing. An appeals court handed down the maximum sentence …

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“Chroma”, at the Met Paints Greek Marble With Ancient Color – ARTnews.com

As the Greek playwright Euripides recounts, Princess Helena blamed herself for the tragedy of the Trojan War. If only she hadn’t been such a desirable prize for Paris, she thinks. “If only I could get rid of my good looks and look uglier,” she says in The Trojans, “As you …

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5 Instant Same Day Cash Advance Loans Online No Credit Check for Bad Credit in 2022

Many people have nothing saved for those proverbial rainy days. That’s why cash advances are a popular solution for unexpected expenses, as they provide the financial freedom you need when you’re stuck. With so many cash loans available, it can feel like a guessing game to decide which cash advance …

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Digital doubles: In the future, virtual versions of ourselves could predict our behavior

A digital twin is a copy of a person, product or process created using data. It may sound like science fiction, but some have claimed that you’ll likely have a digital twin within the next decade. As a copy of a person, a digital twin would – ideally – make …

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Behind the Art: Is “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Katsushika Hokusai the most famous Japanese artwork?

House Way of life Arts and Culture Behind the Art: Is “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Katsushika Hokusai the most famous Japanese artwork? The Great Wave off Kanagawa has influenced several notable artists and musicians such as Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Debussy, Claude Monet, Hiroshige and many more. But …

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Four CityMakers named in Albuquerque

Victoriano Cárdenas earned his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico in 2020. Cárdenas was named one of four CityMakers (Courtesy City of Albuquerque) The City of Albuquerque has baptized four area artists CityMakers. Aaron Richardson The Department of Arts and Culture program brings Albuquerque artists and …

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Our View: Win-Win Food Recovery Program | Editorials

Kudos to the nonprofit South Central Minnesota Food Recovery for expanding its organization, partnering with more groups, and ultimately getting more food to those in need. Natasha Frost, owner of Wooden Spoon, began collecting leftover food from organizations and restaurants three years ago to donate to people in need. More …

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The fall of Draghi and the future of Italy – European Council on Foreign Relations

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s coalition government has collapsed. His resignation marked the end of a government that provided stability in one of the most populist, eurosceptic, pro-Putin and pro-China parliaments in Europe. Given that Italy’s centre-left bloc is deeply divided, its government – which formed in response to the …

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From MTG: the design reflects the history of the movement around the world

Cook Strait, 1978 watercolor on paper by Guy Ngan. Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust Collection, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi. Photo / Provided What at first appears to be an abstract work is actually an image of Te Moana o Raukawa, Cook Strait. Here the sea and landform are clearly defined by the artist’s …

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Payday loan initiative won’t get Michigan to vote, canvassers rule

DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI – Michigan’s November ballot will not include any legislative initiatives after the state’s Superior Election Commission ruled that a proposal to crack down on predatory payday lending failed to gain enough signatures . The Board of State Solicitors voted 4-0 to accept the Board of Elections’ recommendation …

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What to Know About the Connecticut Van Gogh Immersive Experience – NBC Connecticut

Art lovers will have the opportunity to experience Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings in a new way in Hartford this summer and fall. Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience arrives at the Connecticut Convention Center August 10-October 2. The exhibit, a mix of still and moving art, is done in a …

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New Special Documentary Explores A Shot In A Starry Night: The Case Of VINCENT VAN GOGH

Vincent van Gogh is one of the most important artists in the history of mankind. His style of painting was revolutionary, his brushwork unique, his play of colors unequaled. But Van Gogh was also a difficult character. Insecure, manic, extreme. The painter has always lived and worked on the border …

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Around the world, environmentalists leave nothing but misery in their wake

Without a doubt, the climate-obsessed green movement is the dumbest force of self-destruction in the world today, leaving a trail of irrationality, madness and misery wherever it goes. Consider its recent record of destroying Sri Lanka, making Western Europe unnecessarily vulnerable to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s energy blackmail and stoking …

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Guest Reviews | Jennifer Hall Lee: Roe was the result of the women’s liberation movement – Pasadena Now

The Overthrow of Roe c. Wade shook the foundations of our country and there are more shakes to come. Roe was monumental and it was the result of the 20ewomen’s liberation movement of the last century. The many significant changes of the women’s liberation movement are not woven into our …

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Installment Loans with BridgePayday: How They Help You Finance Big Purchases or Consolidate Debt

When it comes to financing big purchases or consolidating debt, installment loans can be a great option. Unlike a payday loan, an installment loan is repaid over time in fixed monthly payments. This makes it more manageable for borrowers and can help them avoid costly penalties and interest rates. Installment …

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Is the only known painting by Vincent van Gogh sold?

Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter and acclaimed artist who posthumously became one of the most famous and influential figures in Western art history. In over a decade, he created around 2,100 works of art, including around 860 oil paintings and several hundred sketches. Yet he managed to …

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Biden’s realist approach comes up against liberal pressure | News, Sports, Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — On restoring abortion access, President Joe Biden says his hands are tied with no more Democratic senators. Declaring a public health emergency over the issue has drawbacks, his aides say. And when it comes to gun violence, Biden has been clear about the limits of …

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20 best ways to invest $100,000 – 24/7 Wall St.

If you have $100,000 burning a hole in your pocket, you can spend lavishly on material goods or travel, try your luck at a casino or do online sports betting. Or you can invest the money. 24/7 Wall St. has created a list of 20 of the most common investment …

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Best Chinese Movies of the 90s, Ranked

In mainland China in the 1990s, some of the greatest contemporary directors were making their mark on the local film scene. While Wong Kar Wai and directors like Edward Yang, Tsai Ming-Liang and feature film master Hou Hsiao-hsien were active in Hong Kong and Taiwan, a new generation of Chinese …

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Mural in downtown Milton inspired by van Gogh | New

MILTON — Three artists inspired by the art of Vincent van Gogh have painted a mural in downtown Milton, adding color to South Front Street. Artists Steve Gibson, Beverley Conrad and Michael Rash have combined their skills and efforts and created a colorful mural on the Art Academy of Milton, …

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Philippe Parreno Brings Goya’s ‘Occult and Strange’ Black Paintings to Life

Cosmic forces seem to be unleashed in the opening minutes of “La Quinta del Sordo”, a new film by French artist Philippe Parreno currently showing at the Prado Museum in Madrid. Amid an eerie ambient soundtrack, played through headphones, the planets and stars seem to be in motion. A sinister …

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A Democrat-funded Super PAC launched TV ads attacking Bob Stefanowski

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A super PAC funded by the Democratic Governor’s Association has launched television ads attacking Bob Stefanowski. Two other PACs could spend millions on ads to attack Governor Lamont. We still have more than three months until the November election, but the negative publicity has already started. …

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Christoph Cox is the new dean of the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

July 14, 2022 Christoph Cox is the new dean of the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts is renowned for its broad view of liberal arts education, encouraging undergraduate students to pursue their intellectual curiosity while addressing contemporary issues with a view to creating …

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Van Gogh’s hidden self-portrait discovered in Scotland thanks to x-rays: NPR

An x-ray image shows this previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh painted on the back of his painting Head of a peasant. Graeme Yule/National Galleries of Scotland hide caption toggle caption Graeme Yule/National Galleries of Scotland An x-ray image shows this previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh painted …

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Earnin Review: What You Need To Know

GOBanking Rates Score Quick take: Earnin aims to give consumers access to the wages they have earned without waiting for payday. It gives employees from a wide range of industries real-time access to what they’ve earned. To use the service, you will need three things: a regular salary, a checking …

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Gospel in Art: I Bless You, Father, for Revealing These Things to Simple Children

Roots of Trees by Vincent van Gogh © Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam / Wikimedia Source: Christian art Gospel of July 13, 2022Matthew 11:25-27 Jesus exclaimed, “I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for having hidden these things from the learned and intelligent and revealed them to mere children. …

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Filmocracy III returns to Beverly Hills in person and virtual

The Filmocracy boutique film festival returns to Los Angeles for its third edition with in-person screenings July 14-17, 2022, at the Lumiere Cinema at Music Hall in Beverly Hills, with 26 films available online for nationwide streaming via the Filmocracy’s digital platform. Filmocracy Fest was launched during the pandemic when …

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Wild Waves, Perfect Pipes: Milton Avery, the Original Abstract Expressionist – Review | Exhibitions

IIt doesn’t take long to start seeing the hidden Rothkos in Milton Avery’s beach scenes and landscapes. They stand like eerie empty vistas of sea and sky, transforming what appear to be figurative compositions into abstract masterpieces. The Man with a Pipe, for example, is a deliberately bizarre scene painted …

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A preview of “The Immersive Experience”

The Van Gogh Cincinnati: The Immersive Experience promises to be just that, immersive. From the moment you enter the space, located inside the renovated former TJ Maxx on Fourth Street Downtown, you encounter paintings, quotes and sketches by Vincent van Gogh, the titular artist who has painted some of the …

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An oasis of theatrical expression in the desert – Sponsored Content

Going deep into the Arava Desert in southern Israel, you will find an unexpected oasis amidst a seemingly arid desert landscape. As you get closer to the tree line, the sounds of drums fill the air. Closer still – between two charming buildings – the sun begins to set, and …

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DCNR Dedicates New Pool Complex and Celebrates New Solar Panels Bringing Ryerson Station State Park to Net Zero Energy

Wind Ridge, Pennsylvania — Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn visited Ryerson Station State Park in Greene County today to dedicate a new pool complex and solar panels which shade the swimming pool parking area. “The DCNR is committed to improving recreational opportunities that not …

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Antioch residents rally against rent increases | Antioch

Antioch About 65 activists rallied recently to demand safe and affordable housing and an immediate end to what they called “extortionate” rent increases. Low-income tenants of the Delta Pines and Casa Blanca apartments, two government-subsidized affordable housing buildings, face potential displacement after their landlord recently raised monthly rents by up …

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The Art of Mia’s Dinner at the Museum of Night

It’s one of those childhood dreams, to sneak into the museum after hours once everyone has left. There are whole books and movies about it actually. But, as an adult, your dreams are taken up a notch. Not only do you have private access to the darkened rooms without the …

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Salvador Dali’s masterpiece will be exhibited at the Spanish Gallery

A Salvador Dali masterpiece on loan to the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland will help tell the story of Spain’s Golden Age during its five-month installation. The artwork titled Christ of St John of the Cross has been taken to its temporary home in County Durham and will be displayed …

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A painting of a church choir by Ernie Barnes – this spring’s auction star – could fetch more than $700,000 at Bonhams this fall

Ernie Barnes became the surprise star of this year’s May auction season after his painting The sugar shack (1976) set a record $15.3 million at Christie’s New York. Now another work by the artist, Solid Rock Congregation (1993), will be auctioned in a special sale at Bonhams New York on …

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Financially stressed? Join the club! 3 Tips to Help Reduce Money Worries | Silver

A perfect storm of world events naturally triggers financial stress for the vast majority of Americans. In a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, more than 80% of American adults reported feeling increased financial stress due to: Higher inflation (87%). Persistent supply chain issues caused by …

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First look at the ‘Beyond Van Gogh’ exhibit in Louisville before it opens to the public

The long-awaited “Beyond Van Gogh” exhibit opens this week in downtown Louisville. “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” features over 300 of Vincent Van Gogh’s greatest Post-Impressionist artworks. feet from the Kentucky International Convention Center. It opens July 6 and ends September 3 in Louisville. The unique experience has sold …

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Stoughton students jump at the chance | Education

If there’s anything kids really love to do, it’s moving and dancing. So, with that in mind, this year, the Stoughton Area School District’s Summer Excel program has partnered with Madison Ballet to provide new opportunities for kids to learn the art of dance – and have fun while dancing. …

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Nearly a Quarter of US Investors Have Used Loans to Buy Crypto

A large number of retail investors in the United States took out loans, often at exorbitant interest rates, to buy cryptocurrencies, and more than half of those investors ended up losing money, according to a recent DebtHammer survey. DebtHammer surveyed over 1,500 people in the United States to learn about …

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Explore a Variety of Mediums and Artists This Summer in Victoria – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Media of all kinds – glass and oil, newcomers to Victoria and tried and tested – watch as summer tourism peaks this month in Greater Victoria At The Avenue Gallery in Oak Bay, Bi Yuan Cheng, Maria Josenhans and Lisa Samphire are the center of attention. Samphire has been blowing …

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Hinterladn Review: From witches to wild geese…and Harding’s wisdom

Artist John Farrelly with Caitlin Reilly and Tara Hunt. Previous Next Image 1 of 5 Artist John Farrelly with Caitlin Reilly and Tara Hunt. Image 2 of 5 Guest writers and speakers, Michael Harding and David McCullough. Image 3 of 5 Fintan O’Toole meets Ronan Farrelly from Navan. Image 4 …

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The Akron Art Museum shares its past

Museums are not static places. They grow and change. More often than not, institutions such as art museums reflect the triumphs and challenges of the community in which they exist. Art review:“Witness to Wartime” documents the life of a Japanese-American painter, in particular his forced incarceration during World War II …

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Van Gogh Immersive Experience is coming to the Sacramento area

The 30,000+ square foot immersive Van Gogh Experience is a national tour dedicated to the life and art of famous Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The immersive Van Gogh experience is now available to the public for the next six months in West Sacramento. An immersive …

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Social District adds a new dimension to the 61st Wyandotte Street Art Fair – The News Herald

After a few years of uncertainty that all public events have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wyandotte Street Art Fair will be back in full swing July 13-16, with at least one significant change related to entertainment and alcoholic beverages. Like almost all annual events that involved large crowds, …

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Meet the man bringing drama and joy to Brooklyn’s nightlife spaces

Push open the inconspicuous black door on the right under the elevated subway tracks at the Myrtle Avenue/Broadway stop in Brooklyn and you’ll enter a smoky room filled with hazy lights and neon orbs. Beyond the bright bar, an arched doorway leads to a checkered dance floor. A regal DJ …

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