Monthly Archives: September 2022

From potter to painter, Joe Pelka is an artist who always explores

HUNTERTOWN, Ind. (WPTA21) – “I’ve been painting for about 10 years, but never had time to study painting and develop a style,” says Joe Pelka. That’s because he’s been working clay professionally for over four decades. “I feel very lucky to be making a living doing something I love,” he …

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Existing home sales in the United States fall for the seventh consecutive month in August and the Fed is about to inflict “a little pain” with a 75 basis point rate hike – here’s how to prepare your portfolio and your wallet

By Emma Ockerman Wednesday’s best personal finance stories Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Brace yourself: the Fed is about to inflict “some pain” with a 75 basis point rate hike. Here’s how to prepare your wallet and wallet. This is the Federal Reserve’s third 75 basis point rate …

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Don McLean’s ‘Vincent’ Lyrics Set to Raise $1 Million at Auction

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 21 (Reuters) – The original handwritten lyrics to Don McLean’s song ‘Vincent’, a tribute to painter Vincent van Gogh, will go up for auction in November for an estimated $1million. The lyrics to the song, which features on his best-selling …

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Kathrein Privatbank’s name change refers to Austrian art history

Kathrein Privatbank is a private bank in Austria, aiming to help its clients manage their finances better and ultimately “live their story better”. To do this, it offers a highly personalized experience through its range of products and services. The company approached New York-based creative agency &Walsh to work on …

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Predatory payday loan companies thrive amid unequal laws and stolen data | Local News

Special for the News Herald ASHEVILLE — As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions. This has not only allowed predatory lenders to thrive – many borrowers still face exorbitant interest rates and opaque …

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Process and control today | Bearings in small robots: thin section bearings help industrial robots adapt to small spaces

20/09/2022 SMB Bearings Ltd “Great things”, said Vincent Van Gogh, “are made by a series of small things put together.” This applies to industrial robots, which are becoming increasingly smaller and more compact, as are the companies that buy them. This is expected that Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will …

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Author Rudy Ruiz has upcoming book events for the new Valley of Shadows novel

Events will include bookstores in San Antonio and Austinas well as a virtual session SAN ANTONIO, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — San Antonioauthor based, Rudy Ruizwill participate in three events dedicated to his latest novel, valley of shadowswhich should come out September 20, 2022. Valley of Shadows, a novel by …

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Vale philanthropist Brian Sherman | ArtsHub Australia

Philanthropist, animal activist, art collector, husband, father… and an incredible entrepreneurial spirit, Brian Sherman AM (1943-2022) died last week after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 79 years old. On his 9/11 website, his wife, a cultural philanthropist Gene Sherman wrote: “We say goodbye to our beloved Brian …

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Cash Advance Apps vs Payday Loans: Which is Better?

(NerdWallet) – If you were asked to imagine a payday lender, you might think of a storefront in a strip mall with green dollar signs and neon slogans like “everyday payday “. You probably wouldn’t imagine a mobile app that advertises on TikTok and sports a colorful logo. But cash …

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“I always thought I would paint one day”: Trish Grabel shares her love of life and art | stonington

WESTERLY — With glitter in her hair and a smile on her face, Trisha Grabel, 88, stood in the middle of the Tapped Apple Cidery & Winery on Friday night, greeting friends, fans and art lovers. Dozens of admirers – including many from the StoneRidge elderly community in Mystic, where …

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Luton boss has message for Hatters fans who think Town ‘should’ beat Championship sides

Hatters boss Nathan Jones had a message for Luton fans who expect their side to come out and win games in the Championship following this afternoon’s 2-0 win over Blackburn Rovers. Goals from Carlton Morris, his sixth in an increasingly prolific season, and defender Reece Burke’s marvelous 25-yard curler earned …

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NOMA opens ‘Called to the Camera: Black American Studio Photographers’ | Events

There are iconic photographs in “Called to the Camera: Black American Studio Photographers,” now open at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Viewers will recognize Ernest C. Withers’ iconic photo from the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike, with men carrying signs reading “I AM A MAN.” Withers said he printed …

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Tired of overdraft fees? Try postal banking

Many of us have been hit with overdraft fees on our checking account before, and while it was nice to have the protection, the $33 fee – the average overdraft fee these days – definitely stung. . What if I told you that overdraft fees are an intentional failure move …

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SILENT SKY opens at Sierra Madre Playhouse | South Pasadenan

When astronomer Henrietta Leavitt began working at Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she didn’t start by looking through a telescope. She joins a group of women “computers”, mapping the stars as part of the world’s first study of the sky made from photographs. As Henrietta, in her spare time, …

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Atlanta Season 4: Review of Episodes 1-3

The first two episodes of Season 4 of Atlanta will premiere September 15 on FX and premiere the following day on Hulu. When we return to Atlanta for its fourth and final season, we start by catching up with Earn (Donald Glover), Al (Brian Tyree Henry), Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and …

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Local Gallery Owner Wins People Choice Award in Flat Rock’s ‘Art in Bloom’ Art Exhibit – The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Local Gallery Owner Wins People’s Choice Award in Flat Rock’s ‘Art in Bloom’ Art Exhibit Posted at 10:24 a.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2022 Saluda Moon Glass workshop & Gallery owner and fused glass artist Susan Cannon opened her new gallery in June this year. In August, she presented one …

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Michigan spent $2.5 million to be a rocket hub. Critics say it only produced hype

“It’s truly remarkable that someone is considering putting a heavy industrial facility [like a launch pad] on the coastline of the largest body of fresh water in the world,” said Dennis Ferraro, who lives about 3 miles from the selected site and leads the opposition group Citizens for a Safe …

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MoMA Sells a Picasso to Help Fund Potential NFT Push

NFTs featured at the 0X.17 gallery in lower Manhattan include Bored Apes, CyrptoPunks, and other non-fungible token “art”. Everyone knows that the best illustrations come with a hashtag and number to let you know how many similar versions exist around the world.Photo: Kyle Barr (Gizmodo) The Museum of Modern Art’s …

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Ted K is the bomb, Pinocchio a lifeless retread

105 minutes, on Disney+ 2 stars The Story: Tom Hanks stars as 19th-century Italian clockmaker Geppetto whose wooden puppet Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) magically comes to life and embarks on a picaresque quest to become a real boy. Pinocchio continues Walt Disney Pictures’ live updates of their classic …

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‘Alexis Smith: The American Way’: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art Exhibit Features ‘Transformation’

Focusing on what Kathryn Kanjo, director and general manager of the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, calls “the power of transformation,” the institution unveiled a new exhibition of multimedia collages drawn from film, literature and of pop culture. “Alexis Smith: The American Way” opens Thursday, September 15 at MCASD’s …

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‘Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion’ exhibition dazzles in New York

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Austrian Symbolist artist Gustav Klimt’s masterpieces come to life in an immersive exhibition in New York City, opening a new museum that merges technology, art and music. ‘Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion’, which opens Wednesday, …

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The art of surrender | Local features

ARTIST Gabriella D’Abreau’s highly anticipated exhibition “The Art of Abandonment” is a return to her authentic self. His recent collection of works created over the past three years is his most personal to date; it came after five years of debilitating artist blockage. The visual artist and creativity coach has …

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Ian McEwan’s ability to reinvent is amazing

Course Ian McEwan Cape Jonathanp. 496£20 McEwanesque. What would that even mean? The dark psychological instability of The comfort of strangers and lasting love? The joyous comedy of Solar and Nutshell? The intelligent social realism of Saturday and The Children’s Act? The metafictional games of Atonement and Greedy? Ian McEwan’s …

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Opinion: Takoma Park made a bad call in the art of high-pressure washing kids’ sidewalks

We could all do with a little more color in our lives. In recent months, a mural on the sidewalk in Takoma Park has become the subject of fierce local debate over public space. The mural, painted by children during the pandemic, was considered play art by some and graffiti …

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Government of Canada consultation on reducing the criminal interest rate

Authors): Joyce M. Bernasek, Dominic Duchesne September 9, 2022 Last August, the Government of Canada launched its Advance Consultation Paper (the Consultation Paper) to solicit feedback from stakeholders and vulnerable members of the public on the criminal interest rate and availability of high-cost installment loans often offered by other …

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City Life Org – “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience” will open in New York on October 28, commemorating the centennial of the discovery

Photo: Timothy Norris Visit King Tut’s World at Pier 36 with tickets on sale today for “Beyond King Tut”, produced in partnership with the National Geographic Society Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experiencea new exhibit, created in partnership with the National Geographic Society, will soon bring the magic and mystery …

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Official White House portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled

The official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama commissioned by the White House Historical Association were unveiled this morning in the East Room of the building. The ceremony, presided over by President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden and attended by the Obamas, …

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Graffiti makes its mark in Denver

While Denver is home to plenty of awesome street art, as well as festivals that celebrate it as the new Art RiNo, there has recently been an influx of a different type of painting to the city. Marking is on the increase and damage is costing owners thousands of dollars. …

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Bucks Gaming’s hyper-realism: 2K or not 2K?

The Milwaukee Bucks have won another championship: the 5th Annual NBA 2K League Championship. Like Giannis before him, Dimez was the Finals MVP. For us true Bucks fans, this is probably old news. We may have read the triumph in the MMMR. We were maybe one of the 1.7 million …

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Belarus: Free Viasna members and other activists

On September 6, the Minsk City Court will announce the verdict in the politically motivated and harrowing case of human rights defenders Maria (Marfa) Rabkova and Andrey Chapiuk. In a climate of widespread repression of civil society in Belarus, 19 organizations call for their immediate and unconditional release, as well …

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Payday Loan Scams Consumers Should Be Aware Of: Fake Loans, Stolen Information, Fraud

Payday loans in the US are a hugely predatory industry, and now the landscape is getting worse as scammers pose as popular lenders try to scam people. A new Better Business Bureau report on these scammers has shed light on the story of Shirleywho “received a call from a woman …

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Free Speech Wins – Jared Taylor at ASU

In a victory for free speech, American Renaissance publisher and renowned racial realism advocate Jared Taylor spoke without incident Friday night at Arizona’s largest public university. Mr Taylor spoke and answered questions from an audience of 50 to 60 young people in Neeb Hall at Arizona State University, while at …

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Alley Art: Volunteers wanted for ‘paint-by-numbers’ mural

Community members are invited to participate in an outdoor “paint-by-numbers” event that will transform the driveway between Forest Avenue and Lakin Avenue into a colorful street mural. Volunteers can register for one of five 90-minute shifts for this Saturday, September 10: • 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Preparation and …

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Top 5 Best Payday Loans No Credit Check Guaranteed Same Day Approval 2022

For Americans with less than stellar credit ratings, finding a loan online in the midst of a financial setback can seem impossible. You can find a seemingly “easy” solution by researching payday loans without credit checks online. These loans are the unicorn of the financial world; everyone has heard of …

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New LEGO sets for September 2022: Harry Potter train, Van Gogh and more

It’s a new month, which means one thing and one thing only: a new batch of LEGO sets are now available. Some awesome sets are in this month’s new releases, including a huge (and expensive!) set based on Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Express, and a working motorized lighthouse. Plus, the trippy …

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Why Unfriended is more than a supernatural footage gimmick

Remember friendless? The chilling and provocative horror film that brought the genre into the modern digital age by presenting the full feature film through Blaire (Shelley Hennig) portable. The gimmick is ultimately what sold this found movie; However, beyond the heavy use of social media and supernatural twists, there’s a …

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Local visual artist Mondli Mbhele wins Sasol New Signatures 2022 art competition

It is an isiZulu expression, which means “history repeats itself”. He discusses the inspiration behind his award-winning piece. Tell us about your artistic journey until you entered Sasol New Signatures 2022. I have been working for six years with a collective of young artists based in Durban that promotes hard …

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Cash Converters takes on the ‘crazy’ BNPL sector that allows customers to rack up 800 purchases in 90 days

Desperate shoppers who owe money on up to 800 purchases now and pay later ask Cash Converters to borrow high-cost money to cover their debts. The WA-based group, which has reduced its reliance on riskier, low-reputation payday loans in favor of longer-term loans, says it is responding to more inquiries …

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