Nominations Open for Arts and Heritage Awards
THUNDER BAY – ARTS – The achievements and contributions of local artists and historians, cultural professionals, organizations and supporters will be celebrated at the 7th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards, presented by the Walleye, ...
- The Stage/Wac Arts Scholarship winner 2016
The award, worth £7,500, is equivalent to one full scholarship, covering fees for the first year of the school's three-year professional diploma in musical theatre. Anais said: “I'm so thankful and incredibly honoured to receive The Stage Scholarship ...
- New Vision
Uganda gets first online arts TV
So far the management at Vuqa TV has released a cypher called 'The Vuqa Cypher' which has everybody in the Hip Hop world bewildered. Bushbaby 703x422. DJ Bush Baby. Technology is upon us; unfortunately not so many are paying attention in Uganda.
- Senior Chinese official calls for further development of literature, arts
BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Senior Chinese official Liu Yunshan on Saturday called on writers and artists to further develop Chinese literature and arts. At the plenary session of the 10th Congress of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles ...and more »
- Special Arts: Potsdam Integrated Elementary Music & Art to be held Dec. 5
North Country Now
POTSDAM -- Special Arts: Potsdam Integrated Elementary Music & Art will be held Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at SLC Arts, 41 Elm St. The cost is $10 per person. This inclusive group for 5-9 year olds with disabilities, their family, and friends ...
$47 million raised for Irish Arts Center in NY as Irish gov commits extra million
Taoiseach Enda Kenny's visit to the U.S. this week brought some good news for the Irish arts scene in America. An extra grant of $1 million from the Irish government will bring the Irish Arts Center project up to $47 million, just $7 million short of ...
A late but very welcome conversion on funding arts and cultureIrish Timesall 6 news articles »
The @BDLMuseum showcases the works of swiss artist #MarieVelardi in #PossibleFutures. Exhibition #OpenedYesterday! https://t.co/UCgwUrvUNyThe @BDLMuseum showcases the works of swiss artist #MarieVelardi in #PossibleFutures. Exhibition #OpenedYesterday! https://t.co/UCgwUrvUNy
- Times of India
LD Arts gets a new address, students' mixed signals
Times of India
Now that Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Arts College gets a swank new address opposite IIM-A from July 2017, what would it mean for students who have spent long hours hanging out in the sprawling sports ground, bunked classes for adda sessions on the campus, ...and more »
- Headshot: A bloody, poetic homage to martial arts
Pummeling: Ishmael (Iko Uwais, left) and Tejo (David Hendrawan) fight each other and will not stop until one of them is dead. The Mo brothers — Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto — pay a violently poetic homage to a broad range of martial arts in their ...and more »
- Times of Malta
Arts festival opens doors for the disabled
Times of Malta
A mini arts festival will take place next week celebrating the work of local and European disabled artists. Titled 'This is Ability', the event is organised by Opening Doors, an arts organisation that provides opportunities for adults with diverse ...
- Gulf Coast News Today
Mark your calendars: Fine Arts Holiday Gala
Gulf Coast News Today
What started as an idea last year will come to fruition Dec. 6, as the Foley High School fine arts department will perform at the first Fine Arts Holiday Gala. The art department's showcase will take place at the Foley Civic Center; doors open at 5:30 ...
- Theater director asks Putin to protect arts from pressure
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian theater director is asking President Vladimir Putin to protect the nation's arts scene from interference by officials and vigilantes. During Putin's meeting Friday with Russian cultural figures, Yevgeny Mironov pleaded with him ...and more »
- Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News
Kirksville Arts Association building ravaged by fire
Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News
The Kirksville Arts Association building was ravaged by fire Friday night, as smoke blanketed downtown Kirksville and a city landmark was gutted by an inferno that took hours to control. The Kirksville Fire Department responded to the blaze around 8:20 ...and more »
- Sunday Star Times
Family fun in sunshine at Hawera's Arts in the Park
Sunday Star Times
Joel Harris, 4, enjoys a ride on a ferris wheel at Arts in the Park in Hawera on Saturday. Ice-creams aplenty were devoured with gusto, small faces were painted and everyone looked to be enjoying the day at Hawera's annual arts and craft market day in ...and more »
Essential Arts & Culture: The Bard and Harry Potter, art after Fidel, John M. Miller's passing - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
Essential Arts & Culture: The Bard and Harry Potter, art after Fidel, John M. Miller's passing
Los Angeles Times
A “King Lear” double-header. Art after Fidel. And a quiet Los Angeles abstractionist passes away. I'm Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles, with all that's blazing in the world of high culture: ...
Coming Soon: The Year of the Arts
Frequenters of the Chase Fine Arts Center may be wondering what has been going on with the construction that been taking place all year. The good news is that the renovations are more than just something that can make students late for class. They're ...
- The Globe and Mail
Munro's Books co-founder Jim Munro was a champion of arts and culture
The Globe and Mail
Jim Munro, who died suddenly at his Victoria home on Nov. 21 at 87, created one of the world's great bookstores in a city of fewer than 400,000 people. Munro's Books, with its beautiful historic interior, carefully selected stock and storied staff and ...
Alliance for Arts and Culture seeks increased funding ahead of 2017 provincial election - Straight.comStraight.com
Alliance for Arts and Culture seeks increased funding ahead of 2017 provincial election
British Columbia's leading data collector and resource for the arts is calling on the public to help get a message to the provincial government, ahead of the upcoming 2017 election. The Alliance for Arts and Culture is seeking participation from ...
- Applications for Kerry County Council's Arts Grants are now available.
The grants allocate funding to activities, projects and undertakings promoting the arts, and improving the standards of practice in the arts. Spending between the five bursary categories prioritises a number of key areas. These include arts in youth ...
- NBC Chicago
Harlem Fine Arts Show
The Harlem Fine Arts Show will be held Friday, Dec. 9–Sunday, Dec. 11, at Life Creative (1655 Walnut St., Chicago, IL 60612). The mission of the Harlem Fine Arts Show is to create a platform for artists of all genres as well as non-artists to empower ...
- Art & Design|Royal Academy of Arts Will Stage Show of Charles I's Collection
New York Times
LONDON — The Royal Academy of Arts will stage the largest show ever of art from the collection of Charles I, the British king, the museum said on Friday. The show, which will open in 2018 — the museum's 250th birthday — will bring together ...
- UC Berkeley
Fall arts and design showcase: bringing talent into focus
For the next two weeks, students enrolled in arts and design courses all across the UC Berkeley campus will be showcasing the work they've created this semester in dozens of exhibits, presentations, performances and design reviews. Be it architecture ...
- The Guardian
Bitter realities of arts funding amid the cuts | Letters | Culture | The ...
Walsall's New Art Gallery is threatened by funding cuts. Reader Barbara Cassidy says those most to blame seem to be getting off scot-free. Photograph: John ...and more »
- Harvard Gazette
Stewarding arts philanthropy
Dumbarton Oaks first humanities fellows John Wang '16 (from left), Rebecca Rosen '15, and Priya Menon '16 will return to the University in the spring to work on research projects after spending the fall and winter at partner cultural organizations ...
- The Sun
University of Arts London student stabbed to death with a ... - The Sun
The young man died after the fight outside his halls in North Acton yesterday evening.
Acton stabbing: 'Student' at University of the Arts London dies after fight outside hallsMirror.co.ukall 18 news articles »
Inspired by #FranzKafka ‘s work ‘In The Penal Colony’,@ArtVadehra showcases the works of artist #Madhusudhanan. Ope… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Inspired by #FranzKafka ‘s work ‘In The Penal Colony’,@ArtVadehra showcases the works of artist #Madhusudhanan. Ope… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
- The Hindu
A month-long celebration of the arts
Elections to the Chennai Corporation are expected to be held soon. Here, we give you valuable nuggets of information about your neighbourhood, so you will be prepared as the time to ink your forefinger comes. Deepa H. Ramakrishnan · Chennai ...and more »
- Positively Scottish
James Kelman and Loki welcome a new community arts facility
It will be the first time the community has a recording and rehearsal space it can call its own. James Kelman, the Booker Prize-winning author, and Scottish rapper Loki have helped launch the new facility in Milton, north Glasgow. Set in what was an ...
- UNM Daily Lobo
ASUNM holds 53rd Arts and Crafts Fair
UNM Daily Lobo
Gail Tate and Nadine Williams of Wooden It Be Nice have their products set up at the 53rd ASUNM Arts and Crafts Fair on Wednesday, at the UNM SUB Ballrooms. The fair lasts through Friday and features dozens of local artists. For the 53rd year in a row ...
IMDA decision to disallow two performances a 'retrograde step', say arts community leaders - TODAYonlineTODAYonline
IMDA decision to disallow two performances a 'retrograde step', say arts community leaders
Undressing Room is one of two shows that have been disallowed for the 2017 edition of the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. Photo: mingapur. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Share. By. Reena Devi Shanmuga Retnam. -. Reena@mediacorp.com.sg -.
- New York Times
Important Arts Fair Looks for Balance in Miami Beach
New York Times
A view of one of the Art Basel Miami Beach exhibition spaces in 2015. Organizers accepted 21 new galleries, an unusually large number, for the 15th edition of the fair, which runs through Sunday. Credit Marcy Swingle for The New York Times.and more »
- The Straits Times
Singapore Grand Prix's ops director is new CEO of expanded Arts House Limited
The Straits Times
Sarah Martin is the director of operations and security of race promoters Singapore GP Pte Ltd. PHOTO: ST FILE. Published. 4 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink:.
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra's arts diary from December 2
The Sydney Morning Herald
ANCA Gallery: ColourForms. A collection of works from artist Sanne Koelemij. Until December 11. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon-5pm. 1 Rosevear Place, Dickson. See: anca.net.au. CCAS City: A Loose Sieve. Local artist Lars Wetselaar's work is an ...and more »
City hopes mural engages Norcross community in the arts
Lauren Pallotta of Atlanta and Jon Graham of Ashville, N.C., covered a blank cinder block building in their collaborative work of art “Tumblefield,” the centerpiece of Norcross' Skin Alley. (Special Photo). City hopes mural engages Norcross community ...
- Yahoo Sports
Here's why the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association will likely flop
Retired UFC star Georges St-Pierre is part of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. More. It's not difficult to agree with Bjorn Rebney, if indeed his statistics are correct: If UFC fighters are only paid eight percent of the gross revenue, as ...
UFC fighters form Mixed Martial Arts Athletes AssociationESPN (blog)
Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association Fighters Union AnnouncedBleacher Repo
Va. martial arts instructor accused of 'indecent liberties' with 13-year-old girl
WASHINGTON — A martial arts teacher in Falls Church is facing multiple charges after police say he sexually violated a young student. The 13 year-old girl was enrolled at the martial arts school and summer camp for about a month starting June 21, said ...
Former martial arts teacher arrested for sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl at schoolWJLAall 6 news articles »
The Bureau of Arts & Culture Inaugurates Art in the Age of Trump
Art in the age of Trump will have to take sides. And because art that's worthy of the name is mostly generated in cities, and because cities did not vote for Trump, it will be against everything that Trump is for: white nationalism, wall building ...
- Chicago Tribune
Why should we expect government to fund arts education?
A Tuesday commentary piece asks “What will arts funding look like under Trump?” A more appropriate question would be why we expect government to provide arts funding at all. The United States is almost $20 trillion in debt and cannot even meet its ...
Visionary Awards honor women active in the arts
The Visionary Awards 2017 Honorees are (left to right), seated: Shirley Bradley LeFlore, poet; Sally S. Levy, philanthropist; standing: Gina Martinez, community arts; Vivian Anderson Watt, dancer; Kat Simone Reynolds, photographer; and Nancy Bell, ...and more »
ARTS Prepping for the second annual New Works Festival that starts Thursday - Huntington Herald DispatchHuntington Herald Dispatch
ARTS Prepping for the second annual New Works Festival that starts Thursday
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - It's that time of year when makers are going to make and creators are going to create. And Arts Resources for the Tri-State is leaving the light on to highlight some of those creative spirits. This weekend, ARTS is hosting the second ...
- 12 ambassadors of the arts honoured with state award
Times of India
Panaji: Twelve dynamic personalities from the field of art and culture were honoured at the 39th Goa State Cultural Awards, organized by the directorate of art and culture, at the Institute Menezes Braganza hall, Panaji, on Wednesday. The event also ...
- Taranaki Daily News
Martial arts masters join forces in New Plymouth
Taranaki Daily News
Many people claim to be a master at what they do, but Steve Drummond actually is one. The Taekwando instructor is a 5th Dan black belt master. And both he and his New Plymouth Taekwondo and Hapkido Club have some celebrating to do. Drummond ...and more »
Statesman Cuts Arts Staff: Arts critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin terminated after 17 years - Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle
Statesman Cuts Arts Staff: Arts critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin terminated after 17 years
The voice of informed and experienced arts criticism in this city is about to get a whole lot softer. As of Dec. 31, the Austin American-Statesman is eliminating the position of full-time arts writer, meaning that Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, who has been ...
- FIU News
College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts partners with Mana Contemporary
FIU creative endeavors will soon have a new home on the east side of town with FIU CARTA @ Mana Wynwood. The partnership is made possible through a charitable contribution of $2.5 million dollars from Mana Contemporary and the in-kind use of 15,000 ...and more »
Why 'Star Wars' Star Felicity Jones Studied the Martial Arts Style Wushu for 'Rogue One' - Yahoo Movies (blog)Yahoo Movies (blog)
Why 'Star Wars' Star Felicity Jones Studied the Martial Arts Style Wushu for 'Rogue One'
Yahoo Movies (blog)
While training for her role in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (in theaters Dec. 16), Felicity Jones discovered an unexpected passion for martial arts. To play Jyn Erso, the criminal turned rebel leader who plots to steal the Empire's Death Star plans ...and more »
'Rogue One' Star Donnie Yen Flies Past His Martial Arts Roots | Variety
On film, actor Donnie Yen's hands and feet move too fast for the human eye to follow. They can smash through walls, not to mention human opponents.and more »
How to Support the Arts During the Trump Administration
If you're concerned about the state of arts funding and support under the new incoming administration, then we have some suggestions of what you can do. Carey Dunne7 hours ago. Advertise on Hyperallergic with Nectar Ads ...and more »
Free stuff: First Saturday Arts Market
First Saturday Arts Market. Fine arts and eclectic goods along with live music and food-truck bites. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Where: 540 W. 19th. Information: firstsaturdayartsmarket.com. Holidays in the Plaza. Sugar Land lights its tree Thursday ...
- Digital Trends
Electronic Arts: A 'major game' is coming to Nintendo Switch
Nintendo's upcoming console, the Switch, will receive a hefty amount of third-party development and publishing support out of the box, with companies like Bethesda, Capcom, Activision, Ubisoft, and Square Enix pledging support. Publishing giant ...and more »
- Mirror.co.uk (blog)
How Labour gave arts to the people
Fifteen years' ago Labour introduced free entry to museums and art galleries. It is a policy not even the Tories would dare to reverse, says Tom Watson. Share; Comments. Tom Watson. ByTom Watson. 15:29, 30 NOV 2016; Updated 15:29, 30 NOV 2016.