Corpus Christi Caller-Times
City council lauds 16 organizations for promoting arts
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The city's Arts and Cultural Commission awarded a total of $196,464 to nonprofit and tax-exempt, community-oriented organizations that promote the arts in Corpus Christi. The 16 organizations awarded for providing arts programs and activities are La ...and more »
- Shabazz (65) at Arts (74) - Boys Basketball
Eric Allbrook's 25 points led Arts to a 74-65 overtime victory over Shabazz. With .6 seconds left on the clock in regulation, Shabazz's Dequan Graves hit a 3-pointer to extend the game into overtime. It was there when Arts pulled away, outscoring ...
Arts play a big role in our local economy
COLUMBUS, Ga.- Arts and creative industries generate big money for our state, Nearly 63 billion dollars in 2015. Richard Baxter, Dean of the College of the Arts says the university places an emphasis on the arts with cutting edge programs and state of ...
- Grand Forks Herald
NW Minnesota Arts Council announces Tuesday deadline
Grand Forks Herald
Tuesday is the deadline to apply for an art exhibit and to submit nominations for three awards given annually to regional artists and arts advocates, the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council announced. Recommended for you. Pastor Toya Woodland of Roseville ...
Three Special Edition Covers For AFR Magazine's Annual Arts Issue
For its annual Arts issue, The Australian Financial Review Magazine has published not one but three different covers, featuring comedians Em Rusciano, Rove McManus and Craig Reucassel, each backed by a four-page gatefold for BMW's 5 series.
- My Twin Tiers.com
Schuyler County Seeks Management for Watkins Glen Performing Arts Center
My Twin Tiers.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Schuyler County Legislature is now seeking proposals from those interested in the management and operation of the newly acquired Watkins Glen Performing Arts Center. photo Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Inside the new, finished Moody Center for the Arts
Architect Michael Maltzan ran a finger gently across the metal railing of the central stairwell at Rice University's Moody Center for the Arts. "The paint's actually dry," he said, grinning quietly. "Down to the end." Several dozen reporters, including ...and more »
- Chicago Sun-Times
Sullum: Arts in America will do just fine without subsidies
Robert Redford said threatened cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts represent "another example of our democracy being threatened." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). Jacob Sullum. Robert Redford says a recent federal agency memo ...
What a Vanishing Federal Arts Budget Means For Fine Art PhotographersResource Magazine
Possible federal cuts to music, arts raises flags in Music Cit
Known Nashville hospitality group teams up with local arts center
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Nashville business and local arts center announced a new partnership Thursday morning. Infinity Hospitality Group is adding OZ Arts Nashville to its growing list of venues. The OZ Arts center not only hosts private events ...
- East Bay Times
My Word: From tattoos to Shakespeare: Valuing arts and humanities
East Bay Times
Launched by the Contra Costa Library as an online exhibit supported by a grant from California Humanities, War Ink garnered national attention, and even helped promote modification of the Department of the Army's tattoo policy. Inspired and led by poet ...
Local arts council offering scholarships for Wicomico County students
SALISBURY, Md. - Students in Wicomico County looking to pursue an academic career in the arts may be able to get some help from the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council. SWAC is offering four different scholarships to help further students' education in the ...
- Charlotte Observer (blog)
Your CMS fifth grader's big uptown arts trip is off. Here's why.
Charlotte Observer (blog)
Until this year, 11,000 fifth-graders in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have come uptown annually for “Endless Possibilities,” a joint orchestra-opera-ballet performance at Belk Theater. John D. Simmons email@example.com. By Lawrence ...and more »
- Lake Country Now
All-new Youth Arts Festival coming to OHS March 31 and April 1
Lake Country Now
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC – Art is its many forms serves as a thread that ties the Oconomowoc community together, and for students it is an opportunity for them to reflect their voices, life experiences, hopes and dreams. To provide a new outlet for artistic ...
- Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
The Art Behind Martial Arts
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Whether your goal is to increase strength and fitness, learn self-defense skills or trian for competition, there is a martial arts form for you. But how do you choose the right style for you and your family? Some studios, like Twisted Fitness, offer a ...
Thomas Jolly on why the arts give him hope
“Musica” had the privilege of filming the pre-dress rehearsal of “Fantasio”, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, and to interview Thomas Jolly, the stage director. One of the questions asked was: 'Are you optimistic about the future of the arts ...and more »
- Columbus Telegram
Magg: Advocacy day for arts held last week
What a beautiful week again for February. The sun is coming up earlier and not as dark in the evening, so it has been nice to see changes coming. Last week I attended the Nebraska Arts Advocacy Day in Lincoln on Thursday. This is one day a year that is ...
- The Stage
Arts must 'embrace uncertainty' to thrive – ITC conference 2017
Kenneth Tharp argued industry leaders need to be “adaptable, flexible and resilient” in order to thrive in the 21st century. Photo: Retts Wood. News. by Giverny Masso - Feb 23, 2017. Tweet This · Share Now. Industry leaders have said the arts should ...
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- The Independent
7-year-old boy grills Republican senator over arts funding program cuts
The Trump administration is expected to eliminate the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities program, cutting off PBS and NPR, and Toby, 7, from Arkansas is not happy. GOP senator Tom Cotton fielded questions from voters concerned by ...
Senator Tom Cotton | Town Hall EventYouTube
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An arts centre has teamed up with a social housing group to help South London's old people - CityMetricCityMetric
An arts centre has teamed up with a social housing group to help South London's old people
In July 2015, the Albany, an arts centre in Deptford, teamed up with Lewisham Homes on a unique partnership intended to reduce social isolation and encourage community cohesion in south east London through arts activities. Lewisham is one of the 25 ...
- Charlottesville Tomorrow
Councilors debate arts coordinator position
The Piedmont Council of the Arts adopted a cultural plan in September 2013 intended in part to foster additional government support for the region's arts community, but the city of Charlottesville is wrestling with its role three and a half years later ...and more »
Governor Abbott recognizes Texas Medal of Arts honorees
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott hosted a brunch at the Governor's Mansion Wednesday morning for the honorees of the 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards. He presented each person with medals for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the ...and more »
NY's Children's Museum of the Arts fetes PH culture
Consul General De Vega welcoming all the guests to Philippine Day at the Children's Museum of the Arts. CONTRIBUTED. NEW YORK – A daylong program celebrated various aspects of Philippine life, geography, arts and culture Feb. 19 at the Children's ...
- The Hindu
From sports to performing arts
Helping students: Fateh Hyderabad Football Club CEO Yogesh Maurya and Premier Education Group CEO David Batch after signing a joint venture in the city on Wednesday. | Photo Credit: VVS · V.V. Subrahmanyam. HYDERABAD: February 23, 2017 01:16 ...and more »
- Munchies_ Food by VICE
LA's Arts District Is Swimming in Craft Vodka
Munchies_ Food by VICE
Once upon a time, Los Angeles' Arts District was an agricultural hub for vineyards and citrus groves. Fast-forward years and years of industrialization and gentrification later, and the neighborhood has become one of the city's glitziest destinations ...
- University of Virginia
Bryan Cranston To Be UVA's President's Speaker for the Arts on March 26
University of Virginia
Bryan Cranston – New York Times best-selling author and award-winning actor, screenwriter, director and producer – will be the University of Virginia's special guest for the third annual UVA President's Speaker Series for the Arts. Cranston will share ...and more »
- Mandurah Mail
'Revelator' highlights arts election issues locally
Expression: 'Revelator', a dance workshop for people with Parkinson's, in session at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Photo: Supplied. See your ad here. What's happening in Greater Perth. Pop-up restaurant this weekend. Did you know there's a ...
- Inside Higher Ed
Liberal Arts College Students Are Getting Less Artsy
Inside Higher Ed
At colleges proud of attracting students who want a broad-based, non-vocational education, numbers of majors in arts and humanities are falling. By. Colleen Flaherty. February 21, 2017. Comments. Liberal arts colleges promise students a well-rounded ...
- Pollies cool on arts commitment
The local arts sector has struggled to capture attention for a move it thinks is key to the sustainability and future development of the industry, with no political parties committing to the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA's proposed pledge of $100 ...
- The Daily Iowan
Familiar story: Starve the arts
The Daily Iowan
The Iowa Senate allowed a $118 million budget cut on the state's cultural trust fund in late January. Following the decision, a group of protesters rallied in front of the State Capitol. UI International Writing Program Director Christopher Merrill ...
- The Register Star
Columbia Arts Council closes
The Register Star
The former Columbia County Council on the Arts gallery, now a fitness center. The council officially shut down Monday. Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:30 am. Columbia Arts Council closes By Roger Hannigan Gilson Columbia-Greene Media ...and more »
- austin360 (blog)
HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry Among 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Honorees
The Texas Cultural Trust celebrates the 2017 honorees for the biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards, taking place this week, February 21 and 22, 2017, for the first time ever at Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. In its ninth ...
Texas Medal of Arts honorees testifyaustin360 (blog)
Texas arts pump record-breaking billions into Lone Star StateCultureMap Austinall 3 new
Facing cuts under Trump administration, arts community prepares to fight funding battle - Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Facing cuts under Trump administration, arts community prepares to fight funding battle
Visitors take photographs inside Infinity Dots Mirrored Room by artist Yayoi Kusama at The Mattress Factory in June. By Michael A. Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The nation's arts community is girding for a potentially fierce funding battle now that ...
Arts Groups Draft Battle Plans as Trump Funding Cuts LoomNew York Times
NEA, NEH, PBS on the chopping block
- Brownwood Bulletin
HORIZONS (Arts): BAA celebrates 90-year history of art and excellence
ague was founded on Feb. 22, 1927 by Mrs. W.R. Roberts, the first president of the organization that later changed its name to the Art Association. For 90 years the group has supported the arts and artists throughout Brown County and fostered some ...and more »
- Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2017
Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year's Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa, close on Monday 3 ...and more »
- Gov.sg (press release)
Channel NewsAsia - Rosa Huey Daniel appointed National Arts Council CEO
Gov.sg (press release)
She remains as NHB CEO to oversee completion of key projects until the appointment of a new CEO. 21 Feb 2017 | By Channel NewsAsia. Listen · govsg_fromthemedia_1. National Heritage Board (NHB) chief executive officer (CEO) Rosa Huey Daniel will ...
Rosa Huey Daniel appointed National Arts Council CEOChannel NewsAsia
National Arts Council names Mrs Rosa Huey Daniel as
Diasporan committed to local arts
Gwata, who is based in London, told NewsDay on the sidelines of the Nama reception held at Dandaro Inn last Friday, that she was committed to supporting people at the grassroots level. “I chose the first published creative work because I am after the ...and more »
- Vancouver Sun
Arts Club Theatre Company artistic managing director Bill Millerd to retire
The Globe and Mail
After 45 years, the Arts Club Theatre Company's artistic managing director Bill Millerd has announced his retirement. Next season will be his last. “When somebody said it was 45 years, I went, 'No, that doesn't seem possible,'” says Millerd, 73. “But ...
Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre 'heart' Bill Millerd to step down as artistic managing directorVancouver Sun
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
East Allegheny approves performing arts charter school
The East Allegheny school board approved the creation of the Westinghouse Charter School for the Arts in the former Wilmerding Elementary School by a 6-3 vote Monday night. School directors who voted for the charter school included board president ...
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- Times Herald-Record
Fei Tian arts academies expanding in Middletown
MIDDLETOWN - Sitting in the center of a large music room inside 49 Seward Ave. last week, four Fei Tian Academy of the Arts students raised their bows to their strings. In unison, they began playing. The first movement of Mozart's "Eine Kleine ...
- The Volante
Column: Fine arts department deserves more recognition
I've loved creative writing since I was young. Everything about it: creating characters, fixing a plot, writing for hours at a time. Everything that had to do with being creative, I could find in writing. But, pursuing that as a career, despite it ...
Tom Cotton Town Hall to be Held at Pat Walker Performing Arts Center
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - A venue has been chosen for the Town Hall with Senator Tom Cotton. The Town Hall is set to be at the Pat Walker Performing Arts Center on the campus of Springdale High School. The time and date of the town hall has stayed ...and more »
- The Australian Financial Review
Decorative arts making a comeback in design world
The Australian Financial Review
This Waratah punchbowl and decanter was 3D printed by Vert Design from 19th century drawings by Lucien Henry. by Stephen Todd. The decorative arts got a bum rap from the modernists. Adolf Loos equated ornament with crime. Le Corbusier blamed the ...
- ACWR Arts Notes for Feb. 20 to 22
Danuta Gnat Siniarska is a Windsor-based artist who received a MFA degree from the Academy of Fine Arts inKrakow, Poland. She moved to Canada in 1987. For the past 20 years, her work has evolved from figurative to abstraction. This exhibition is about ...
- Channel NewsAsia
Enter a stranger's kitchen this Arts Fest
The Straits Times
Countries such as Britain and the United States are closing off in fear of The Other. In response, the Singapore International Festival of Arts is asking Singaporeans to open their kitchens to strangers for free cooking lessons and also join an open ...
Trump, Brexit inspiration for Singapore's festival of artsTODAYonline
Comics, movies and food at Singapore International Festival of Arts 2017Channel NewsAsiaall 3 news
- Americans speak out about the arts
Black Hills Pioneer
Recently Americans for the Arts conducted a public opinion poll which provides an in-depth look at perceptions and attitudes about the arts in our country. One of the most significant findings came in the question asking if people agree with the ...and more »
- The Suburban Times
UP for Arts Spring Arts & Concerts Series
The Suburban Times
Concert goers are in for a treat this Spring during UP for Arts 2017 Spring Arts and Concerts Series. Bach with a Rock and Roll twist, outstanding choirs and favorite tunes from musical theater are among the featured offerings. “Our events are unique ...
Martial arts hero tackles drink driver to the ground as he tried to flee police
A drunk driver who tried to escape police officers was tackled to the ground and restrained by a quick-thinking martial arts teacher. Ray Clark was leading a children's Brazilian jiu-jitsu class in Bournemouth, Dorset, when he saw a car being pulled ...
Jiu-Jitsu instructor floors a drink-driver with specialist martial arts move after cops struggle to handcuff yobThe Sun
Martial arts hero tackles drink driver to the ground as he tried to flee ...
Ray Clark was leading a children's Brazilian jiu-jitsu class in Bournemouth, Dorset, when he saw a car being pulled over by police right outside.
Jiu-Jitsu instructor floors a drink-driver with specialist martial arts ...The Sun
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- BBC News
Japan police offer martial arts classes for tourists - BBC News
A Japanese police force is offering martial arts classes to foreign tourists in a bid to build trust and improve officers' English proficiency, it's reported. The initiative ...and more »