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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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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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How to optimize your savings and prepare for your retirement

At the risk of stating the obvious, you need money to make money. What is less obvious is or and in what Ordered to save and invest. After all, everything from tax-efficient retirement accounts to your cousin’s new start-up business seems like a place to put your hard-earned money. However, …

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Immersive Ukrainian art exhibit gives people a taste of culture

CLEVELAND – This weekend at Immersive Van Gogh there is an exhibition that offers a Ukrainian experience called Immersive Shevchenko: Soul of Ukraine and all ticket sales go to Ukrainian charities. Across the water where the devastation is taking place, Valeriey Kostyuk worries about his family. “I wish I could …

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Niagara Falls Considers New Public Artwork and Calls for Public Critique of Options

By Liam McConnell Published on April 28, 2022 at 5:20 p.m. The Niagara Falls Exchange is an ongoing project to create a cultural center for the city. – All concept art via Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is asking residents to open their artistic eyes and critique a variety of options …

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“Buy now, pay later” plans come with pricey catches

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans are increasingly being offered as a convenient credit alternative that allows purchases to be made in installments, typically four payments over six weeks. The so-called “fintech” (financial technology) companies that offer these plans often advertise them as offering consumers interest-free payments without impacting credit …

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Back To The Future Becomes A Van Gogh Painting In Stunning Fan Art

Stunning new fan art transforms Back to the Future into one of post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous works, “Starry Night.” New fan art transforms the 1980s classic Back to the future in a superb interpretation of “The Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh. The sci-fi classic directed by …

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According to an astrologer, the zodiac signs of Moon Knight are Virgo, Capricorn and Aries

In Astrologically Speaking, astrologers champion the zodiac sign of your new favorite character. Here, astrologer Alexandria Lettman explains why Steven Grant, Marc Spector, and the Egyptian god Khonshu — three of the personalities that make up Moon Knight — are most definitely the zodiac signs Virgo, Capricorn, and Aries, respectively. …

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Let Me Teach You: An Art Teacher’s Verdict on the Art of Robbie Williams and Other Stars | Art

It’s pop art, but not as you know it. Robbie Williams is the latest in a long line of musicians to have taken up painting as another means of self-expression, but will it entertain you? His foray into fine art will be featured at Sotheby’s auction house next month, adding …

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Looking for a tax-free loan? It’s Probably Not Worth It, Experts Say | Business

Last-minute filers are scrambling to ship their returns to the Internal Revenue Service by the 2021 tax year deadline of Monday, April 18, and are likely anxiously awaiting a big check via their refund of tax. Some tax firms or other lenders may offer the option of accessing these funds …

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Van Gogh Dublin: An Immersive Journey

Taking over RDS’ Shelbourne Hall from May 16, Van Gogh Dublin is a 20,000 square foot sound and light show featuring two-floor projections of the artist’s most compelling works. The journey is completely immersive thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), so you feel like you are surrounded by the artwork and …

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Urban Ontarians learn the art of small-scale farming in Antigonish

Meghan Johnny says with increased severe weather and increased instability in the global supply chain, she feels a duty to be a farmer. “The more I learn to grow food for myself and my community, the more equipped I am to continue caring for my community for the future,” she …

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When The Sims 4 released in 2014, players were impressed with the ability to create hyper-realistic Sims. This took the leagues in the life0simulation series beyond those of its predecessors, but unfortunately, in-game Sim customization has only slowly improved since then through free updates. So far, more tattoo styles have …

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In times of soaring inflation, how much auto loan should you take out?

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Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Opens in Raleigh

The long-awaited exhibition Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience opened in Raleigh on Friday after more than a month late. The debut of the multimedia art exhibit — and the reveal of its location — were both postponed to March due to pandemic-related shipping delays. The exhibit opened at 6420 Glenwood …

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DFI announces the 2nd session of ‘Watching the Classics’

Doha: The second session of “Watching the Classics” will take place on May 12 and will feature the film 42nd Street, a film that ushered in a new era for American musicals, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced. “The online program is a platform where filmmakers and moviegoers can …

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Russia-Ukraine War Live News: Moskva Warship, Mariupol and the Last

Hackers say they broke into dozens of Russian institutions in the past two months, including the Kremlin’s internet censor and one of its top intelligence services, leaking emails and internal documents to the public in an apparent hack and leak campaign that is remarkable in its scope. The hacking operation …

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Pisarro painting once seized by Nazis could sell for $1.8 million at auction after settlement between heirs

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‘Ever After’ shines like a feminist fairy tale

“Ever After” (1998) is a romantic tale of “Cinderella” fairy tale by Charles Perrault, a French author. The film stars Drew Barrymore as Danielle, a feisty and headstrong interpretation of Cinderella, with Dougray Scott as her love Prince Henry and Anjelica Huston as her stepmother, the esteemed Baroness. Rodmilla of …

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Things To Do On The Weekend Around Denver And Beyond | Denver Gazette

THURSDAY-SUNDAY He returns for the 15th time after a short break, the 5Points Adventure Film Festival in Carbondale. Super adventure short and feature films, outdoor activities, Van Life Rally, art, panels on movies, music, food and more. 5pointfilm.org. COVID protocols. FRIDAY Certainly not the fancy cocktail-reception art exhibition circuit. How’s …

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Although it helps families, the expanded child tax credit is coming to an end

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Clayton Kershaw was pitching a masterpiece for the Los Angeles Dodgers last week. In seven innings, he hadn’t allowed a baserunner. He was throwing a perfect match, one of sport’s greatest feats. Kershaw had thrown just 80 pitches – an average of just 11.4 pitches per inning. He retired 13 …

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KCRW’s Young Creator Project, Ask Me Anything: Poetry Edition

RSVP April 27 • 7:00 p.m. Add to calendar (All times are in PDT) Free Zoom link sent directly to participants Do you have any questions about how to get your poetry out of your notebook and into the world? Do you want advice on how to refine your performance …

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Can you identify these famous writers and artists from their portraits?

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Mapping hip-hop: 15 places in New York where the movement was shaped

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Why Tax Refund Loans Are Bad: Fees, Interest, and Risk

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Inspirational quotes from Leonardo da Vinci, Aristotle, Abraham Lincoln and others

WORLD ART DAY 2022: April 15 is celebrated and observed as World Art Day. The day is celebrated and observed to promote the enjoyment and development of art. World Art Day was announced by the International Association of Fine Arts (IAA), a partner of UNESCO, to promote fine arts and …

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Book Review: The Cruise of Dreams, Love in a Placeless Place – Reviews – Books

Safinat Al-Ahlam (“The Cruise of Dreams”), by Eman El-Emary, (Cairo: Dar Tweeta), 2022. The novel is an accomplished and mature work of fiction telling a realistic love story against the backdrop of intersecting stories from different social classes. The story takes place during a Nile cruise called “Safinat Al-Ahlam” sailing …

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Charlotte Crome wins Youth Textures of One for 2022 | Blayney Chronicle

+8 Interpreting something like light and shadow can take the artist in any direction. There can be a literal translation or an emotional translation, detailing the emotions caused by the loss in a visual metaphor. Charlotte Crome’s painting title ‘Isolation in Grief’ certainly falls into the latter camp and won …

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Seven tips to help you cope with soaring cost of living as inflation hits 30-year high

With inflation hitting 7% and likely to rise further Citizens Advice Plymouth said help is available and there are things you can do to make ends meet Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Martin Lewis denounces rising energy prices: “It’s totally unsustainable” Households in …

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Immersive Dali exhibition to debut this fall • St Pete Catalyst

After last year’s popular Van Gogh Living immersive exhibition, the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg has partnered with Australia’s Grande Experiences to launch a similar production, living daliin the fall of 2022. A world tour of the multimedia production will be announced. The Van Gogh presentation, which according to Grande …

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I believe in instinct and I work on instinct: Atul Dodiya

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As the FIAC leaves the stage on the left side, the Underdog Fair Art Paris finally gets its big break

A few years ago, few people outside of France had heard of Art Paris. But that is quickly changing for the spring fair, which closed its last edition on April 10. After being among the first European art fairs to open face-to-face during the pandemic in autumn 2020, and the …

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How to Prepare for the Mortgage | Money

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France confiscates oil painting of sanctioned Russian oligarch: report

France has confiscated a painting belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch Petr Aven, AFP reported. The painting is a self-portrait by Russian artist Piotr Konchalovsky, AFP said. The work had been hung during an exhibition in Paris which ended on April 3. Loading Something is loading. France has confiscated an oil …

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ATTENTION: Events can be postponed or simply canceled. Please call ahead to ensure they are still taking place. Vaccination requirements may also apply. 1. Art over the water CHICAGO EXPO made his return. After going on hiatus in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the acclaimed contemporary art …

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Can a Negro study law in Texas?. How Charles White’s painting… | by Jess | April 2022

How Charles White’s Painting Accentuates a Power Imbalance Photo by cottonbro from Pexels VSa negro study right in texas is a charcoal and ink painting created in 1946 by Charles Whites. It features civil rights activist Heman Sweatt with a book in one hand and a lightning bolt in the …

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Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts Launches Folk Life Web Series

This month, Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts will launch a series of web presentations and lectures focusing on Arkansas folk art, traditions and folk life. Folklorist Jan Rosenberg will kick things off by showcasing gospel music and folk education in southern Arkansas from 3-4:30 p.m., Thursday, April …

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Ill. Legal Funding Bill Raises Concerns About Pressure On Settlement

By Lauraann Wood (April 7, 2022, 4:48 p.m. EDT) – Illinois lawmakers sent Governor JB Pritzker’s office Wednesday legislation regulating the state’s largely unchecked consumer legal funding market, despite concerns from opponents of the bill that it could add an invisible side to settlement negotiations and hurt lawsuit resolutions more …

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An illustration of the 4th century church father Athanasius of Alexandria came to mind when I read Russ Ramsey’s book. Rembrandt is in the Wind: Learning to Love Art Through the Eyes of Faith. In his On the Incarnation, Athanasius compares the image of God in fallen humans to a …

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Concord Rotary Club Awards Scholarships in a 4-Way Test, Speech Contest

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The National Gallery of Art in Washington reviews five centuries of African influence on Western art

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Pintec enables Wagepay to upgrade digital credit services

Melbourne, Australia, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (“Pintec”; NASDAQ: PT), a leading provider of financial technology solutions, today announced that its partner Wagepay Pty. ltd. (Wagepay), an Australian on-demand payment service provider, recently launched its second-generation mobile app and a completely redesigned and rebranded website. In …

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Beauford Delaney’s art is central to Knoxville and Paris. : NPR

Beauford Delaney’s last known self-portrait. Delaney, then 70, describes himself as wide-eyed, supple and youthful, and dressed in African attire similar to that of a Maasai warrior. It is the only known self-portrait canvas in which Delaney appears full face. Knoxville Art Museum hide caption toggle caption Knoxville Art Museum …

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The key to a less violent city remains linked to education. Period. Although law enforcement can provide temporary solutions to crime, an investment in learning will ensure the best results. Every policeman, judge, lawyer, etc. knows that Trenton will never get arrested for a crime. And, while it’s understandable that …

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Cost of living crisis: Areas of Greater Manchester most at risk from spiraling bills

A Manchester constituency is among the 10 hardest hit in the UK when it comes to challenges from the soaring cost of living, figures show. Households have felt the pinch due to the current cost of living crisis – and data has now revealed the areas of Greater Manchester least …

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Immersive exhibition on the life and works of Salvador Dali heading to Auckland

Provided The immersive exhibition Inside Dali will be presented at the Spark Arena from May 28. Following the acclaimed success of Van Gogh Alive, another large-scale immersive exhibition at Spark Arena – a dive into the life and works of surrealist icon Salvador Dali. A chronological journey through Dali’s life …

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Former California governors fight to prevent World War III

I must grow old. Jerry Brown is starting to make sense to me. Arnold Schwarzenegger sounds like an international statesman. And following the advice of former California governors now seems to be the best course for humanity. It is unlikely that these two ex-governors – one known for his puzzling …

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National Votes for Women Trail markers honor Cincinnati suffragettes

Three new historical markers in Cincinnati should draw attention to some lesser-known stories among locals women who helped gain the right to vote a little over a century ago. They are among 250 markers nationwide along the National Women’s Vote Trailsponsored by the National Collaboration for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) …

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“Our collaboration with Takashi Murakami led us to digital art, a field of expression in which Hublot has become a pioneer on the watchmaking planet. From now on, NFTs will be an integral part of our “Hublot loves art” artistic universe.RICARDO GUADALUPEHUBLOT CEO “Continuing my artistic collaboration with Hublot using …

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Low-income seniors complain about poor communication and hidden delays in rolling out GIS refund

Lawyers and legal clinics say they are hearing from ‘panicked’ seniors who have spent hours on the phone with Service Canada trying to register for early access to the government’s one-time payment to offset the clawback of federal income support, only only to find out they should have gone to …

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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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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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