Monthly Archives: April 2022

You can see all of Houston from POST

At least a few hundred of us found ourselves in early April on a rooftop above the city. Buildings on one of Houston’s six or seven skylines seemed close enough to hit. Children lurked and searched unabashedly, climbing over everything, their parents singing aloud to the deafening, inescapable music, only …

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Vermont Visual Arts | Vermont Arts

Canfield Gallery: George Van Hook, through May 4, one of the region’s leading outdoor artists and watercolourists, Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road, Arlington, 802-375-6153, www.facebook. com/TheCanfieldGallery Aldrich Library: Barre Paletteers, through May 26, “Out of the Shadows of the Pandemic,” 35 member paintings, Milne Room, 16 Washington St., …

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A public safety complex has opened in Susquehanna County

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the facility that houses the 911 center, emergency operations and other county offices under one roof. NEW MILFORD, Pa. — Susquehanna County and state officials were on hand to cut the ribbon for the new public safety complex near Gibson. The 45,000 square foot …

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Auburn Museum of Art displaying guitars from alumni, faculty and students

Body of the article “FretHaus,” an exhibition of guitars combining art, design and function, is on view at Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art through July 31. For the first time, the museum is associated with the School of Industrial and Graphic Design in Auburn College of …

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AD Airlines offers flight service from Brainard Airport to Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and the Islands

Aquiline Drones (AD), a full-service commercial drone solutions company in downtown Hartford, has always prided itself on its advanced aviation experience. Founder and CEO Barry Alexander has spent over 25 years as an airline pilot, primarily as a captain with his final assignment flying the massive Boeing 747 around the …

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This Is The Fabulous Tuscan Beach Town You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

While most visitors to Tuscany tend to head straight for Florence, Pisa and the Chianti wine region, there is more to discover in what is arguably Italy’s most beloved region. Like the beautiful seaside town of Viareggio. Aerial panoramic view of Viareggio coastline, Versilia, Tuscany, Italy. Getty Tuscany and Versilia …

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Avella Students Finalists in Shoe Design Contest | Local News

When Avella High School art teacher Jessie Miller told her students in February that they were one of 250 schools nationwide selected to enter the Vans Custom Culture shoe design contest, they were delighted. The news got even better on April 25, when the students found out they were in …

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Fishers Mayor DELV Design Announces Details of New Fishers Town Hall Current Editions

A very popular public business destination, the Cité des Pêcheurs wants to make its future town hall as welcoming as possible. City officials also want it to be multifunctional and unique. DELV Design co-founder Jeremy Welu and Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness spoke in detail about the project during a Twilight …

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What is great art? – News anyway

Post views: 66 While reading about art, you’ve probably come across the term “high art” and wondered what it means and if it’s still relevant today. The higher and lower arts are a somewhat dated idea from a time when art was exclusive to the upper classes. The main idea …

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The son of a famous American artist charged in the January 6 riot at the Capitol

BOSTON — For years, Vincent Gillespie fought a legal battle to try to take control of hundreds of paintings by his father, famed post-war American artist Gregory Gillespie. On January 6, 2021, prosecutors say, Gillespie engaged in a very different kind of battle, joining the rioters as they tried to …

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Met Museum offers everything from virtual concerts and live performances by Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo to weekend “Date Nights”

The Metropolitan Museum is celebrating spring and New York City’s post-pandemic return with special programming for visitors, including concerts by Grammy-winning artist Angelique Kidjo and “Date Night” events. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 03: Global Music Album Award winner Angelique Kidjo attends the … [+] 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere …

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Northern Liberties retail boom: a dozen new stores to visit

💌 Do you like Philly? Sign up for Billy Penn’s free newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. New small businesses are springing up like spring flowers at Northern Liberties. Restaurants, shops and other businesses are moving into the neighborhood at a record pace, with …

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Explained: As India Art Fair returns, a brief history of art fairs and their importance

The India Art Fair (IAF) opening on April 28 in New Delhi after a year-long hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is the biggest event for Indian art and artists, besides the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, which, unlike the fair, is not intended for trade. This will be the 13th edition …

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Opening Ceremony of the 20th Annual Operation Reach Out to Mark National Victims of Crime Week | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – National Victims of Crime Rights Week will be commemorated April 24-30, 2022, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia is sponsoring its 20and Annual opening ceremony of Operation Reach Out to promote respect. The ceremony will take place at the West …

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Pebblebrook set to buy 5th inn in Naples for $156 million – Trade Observer

These buyers are all “inns,” but the Naples, Florida hotel deal has yet to be finalized. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust is in negotiations to acquire Inn on the 5thto 699 5th Avenue Southaccording to the buyer. The asset, which belonged to the hotel manager Phil McCabe since the early 1990s, has …

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An Art Lover’s Guide to New York: Where to Get Your Culture Dose in Harlem

Located at the northern end of Manhattan, Harlem has long been an important center of culture and creativity. From the Harlem Renaissance to today, the area has held a vital place as a historic center of African-American culture. It has hosted famous residents such as Zora Neale Hudson and Langston …

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LAXART secures permanent space in Los Angeles and joins galleries in Melrose Hill in Los Angeles

A rendering of LAXART’s new home by John Frane of HGA Architects (image courtesy of LAXART) Los Angeles-based nonprofit arts organization LAXART announced last week that it had acquired a building in East Hollywood and would move into its “permanent residence” in the fall. The new site, a brick and …

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SUN-FEST IS BACK – Palm Beach Florida Weekly

TWO YEARS AFTER BEING SIDELINED BY the coronavirus pandemic, Sun-Fest is set to rock the waterfront. Billed as Florida’s largest music, arts and waterfront festival, the festival along the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach returns April 28-May 1 for four days of music, art, of food – and maybe …

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How the art world is on a mission to help the environment | Life

The Galleries Commit collective and the Art into Acres Association created the Chuyapi-Urusayhua Regional Conservation Area to safeguard more than 80,000 hectares of Peruvian rainforest. — Omri D. Cohen/Unsplash photo via ETX Studio LIMA, April 19 — The art world has often been criticized for not being sufficiently involved in …

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There’s a lot of business done at biennials. This is how the art market does a delicate dance in Venice

The first rule of sales at the Venice Biennale is that we don’t talk about sales at the Venice Biennale. The sole purpose of the exhibition is “to make art accessible to people to encourage new thoughts and ways of seeing the world, rather than to sell works”, said Ralph …

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Award-Winning Art Project Officially Expands to Louisville

LOUISVILLE — A nationally and internationally recognized public art project that began in Lexington has officially expanded to Louisville. What do you want to know The “I am Here” project started in 2016 he has won several awards The Louisville Project offers augmented reality experiences Muhammad Ali Center, Roots 101 …

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NFTs are changing the art market

At first glance, the Caldwell Gallery Hudson on Warren Street looks traditional. A variety of paintings line the walls, from genre scenes and portraits to abstract work and surrealism. But at the back of the gallery are two flat-screen monitors, one containing information about digital artworks issued as non-fungible tokens, …

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Toronto Biennale founder previews this year’s art

Oh, Italy. Reflecting on the five years she worked in Italy, in and around the art world, Patrizia Libralato pauses, painting a picture of Venice: Piazza San Marco, the Zattere at sunset. Although she spent a lot of time in the floating city, helping with shows and festivals, she technically …

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Four exhibitions at the Albany Museum of Art in the last days

April 16—ALBANY ─ Four art exhibits entered their final two weeks at the Albany Museum of Art. April 23 will be the last day to see “The Way of Life, Works by Ray Pierotti” at the Haley Gallery; “Prismatic, Works by Melissa Huang” in the East Gallery; “Ordo Naturalis, Works …

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Author William Kent Krueger will appear at the Delaware Co.

Growing up in various states including Wyoming, Oklahoma, Texas and Ohio (where he spent his fourth year in Worthington), William Kent Krueger always knew he would become a writer. But what this novelist with “not a drop of Native American blood” in him didn’t know was that he would be …

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Science Showcased Alongside Music and Art in These Huge Festival Tunnels – Pasadena Star News

There is a science lab in the middle of 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — and it’s all part of a massive art installation. As ambient sounds vibrate all around, a screen projects colorful moving images of what appear to be living cells onto a screen inside one …

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Deana Lawson’s intimate portraits invent new truths about her subjects

At MoMA PS1, the public discovers the whole evolution of Lawson’s profession, starting with the first remarkable works. Take, for example, Assembly (2010-present), which was also featured in MoMA PS1’s five-year “Greater New York” exhibition in 2010. Assembly features a collage of several hundred “personal” images – images that both …

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Front Street Flea showcases local businesses and vendors

The Front Street Flea will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday outside CD 92.9 in the Brewery District. Credit: Courtesy of Vincent Campise Those looking for an alternative shopping experience and the opportunity to support local small businesses need look no further. Front Street Chipa flea market …

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Collective Creativity – The Bay State Banner

Janet Taylor Pickett, American, “Hagar’s Dress”, 2007. Offset lithograph. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fonds, 2018.33.55. © Janet Taylor Pickett. IMAGE: COURTESY OF HARVARD ART MUSEUMS; © PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE “The arts and culture should be militarized,” says Allan Edmunds, founder of the Philadelphia-based association. Brandywine …

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Galleries Commit and Art to Acres campaign leads to cloud forest conservation in Peru

In a major show of collective climate action, sustainability group Galleries Commit has announced its support for a new 200,000-acre plot of land, a permanently protected area in Peru. Called the Chuyapi-Urusayhua Regional Conservation Area, the location has been conserved with the support of matching funds from more than 40 …

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Guangzhou closes to most arrivals as outbreak in China grows

BEIJING — The manufacturing hub of Guangzhou closed to most arrivals on Monday as China battles a major surge of COVID-19 in its major eastern cities. Shanghai bore the brunt of the rise, with another 26,087 cases announced on Monday, of which only 914 showed symptoms. The city of 26 …

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Capturing the profound influence of Chinese painting

Zhejiang University / Ti Gong Visitors take a close look at the paintings on display, ranging from the pre-Qin period (before 221 BC) to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), at the Zhejiang Art Museum. The Great Series of Chinese Paintings Through the Ages, compiled and published by Zhejiang University and Zhejiang …

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Gridiron, Pelosi and other guests go covid, but DC elite parties on

To party or not to party? That is the question. Washington got a crash course in risk-reward ratios after a series of names in bold tested positive for the coronavirus this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) gets it. DC Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) gets it. Attorney General Merrick …

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Can you rob street art? Yes you can, and right now there’s a massive global crime wave going on + Other stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, April 8. NEED TO READ Hew Locke Works will adorn the Met – The British Guyanese artist will create four sculptures to …

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What does it mean to live in the ruins of the future? At the Mass MoCA, Marc Swanson’s answer is catastrophic beauty | theater arts

Marc Swanson describes “A Memorial to Ice at the Dead Deer Disco” as being “one-part museum diorama, one-part memorial/cemetery, one-part Busby Berkeley Ziegfeld Follies, and one-part disco”. PHOTO PROVIDED BY TONY LUONG NORTH ADAMS – In the 1830s, Thomas Cole began painting the Catskill Mountains as a way to preserve …

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UNM Fine Arts College demands millions for new facility

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) — The University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts is requesting more than $40 million for a new facility. The arts center was built in 1963 and in 2022 the Center is showing its age. During a tour of the building, our cameras captured missing ceiling …

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‘Designing Motherhood’ delves into the material culture of birth at the MassArt Museum of Art

Joan E. Biren. Darquita with her daughter, 1990. Archival giclee print. Courtesy of the artist. Marie Eiffe. Dress Flanges, 2019. Nylon and metal. Installation view. Photo: Constance Mensh. Fisher-Price Nursery Monitor, 1983. Photo: Erik Gould. Image: Courtesy of Designing Motherhood. Tie-waist skirt featured on the back cover of the Page …

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Standard Real Estate Investments makes its first investment in New York

Standard Real Estate Investments, LP (Standard), a national minority-owned real estate private equity firm, today announced its first foray into the New York City real estate market with the closing of an equity investment in a mixed-use development project located at 1333 Broadway in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, NY. …

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9 things to do in Palm Springs on your next visit

Even though Palm Springs has been a popular desert destination for Hollywood stars since the 1930s, it’s still a favorite retreat for Californians looking to escape the stresses, smog and traffic of Los Angeles or the cool fog of San Francisco. A culture of arts and wellness, inclusive of LGBT …

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Cheba Hut will celebrate the fourth opening in Texas on April 18, 2022

After spending more than 23 years working in corporate America, co-owner Raj Gandhi is looking forward to getting into entrepreneurship alongside co-owner and wife Ashley. Ashley has dedicated the past nine years to staying home to care for their children and now the couple look forward to serving their hometown …

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Philbrook Museum features art made by Oklahoma children

Thousands of Oklahoma children have created works of art that are currently on display at the Philbrook Museum. Curators tell News On 6’s Sawyer Buccy that the space is for people of all ages to take time to appreciate the spirit of a child. “We’re seeing an absolute explosion of …

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Brazil’s SP-Arte fair will focus on the design and digital art sectors

The 18th edition of the Brazilian art fair SP-Arte opens this week at the São Paulo Biennale pavilion in Ibirapuera Park. This iteration of the fair brings together 100 art galleries, including eight international galleries, and more than 30 design galleries, a sector introduced in the last edition that provided …

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Brock students to benefit from partnership with St. Catharines Art Gallery – The Brock Press

Brock’s Visual Arts Department, located on the Marilyn I. Walker Campus, has formed a partnership with 13th Street Winery and Gallery in St. Catharines. Brock arts students will now have access to new scholarship options through this long-planned collaboration. The first exhibition to stem from the newly formed partnership is …

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Announces New District 4 Building Opening in Magnolia

MAGNOLIA, TX – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is thrilled to announce the grand opening of our new state-of-the-art District 4 facility located at 19038 Unity Park Drive in Magnolia, TX! We have been looking forward to this opening as it will provide an innovative and expanded workspace not only …

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Arts Everywhere returns this week

Returning to “normal” life is an art that many of us are still learning. This year’s Arts Everywhere Day, on April 8, aims to recognize and examine this collective challenge through a range of interactive arts experiences, pop-up performances and exhibitions on campus. Hosted by Arts Everywherethe day will revolve …

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How a black horse without colonial baggage now gives its name to Mumbai’s arts district

FOR MORE THAN 50 years, since 1965, those who have come to Kala Ghoda, Mumbai’s arts district, have wondered about the identity of the dark horse that gave the place its name. It wasn’t until 2017 that the horse reappeared in the area, but this time it was with a …

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YAM’s new director, Jessica Kay Ruhle, is ready for the challenge | Arts & Theater

Yams are funny things. They are soft yet versatile. They are wonderful on their own, but even better in a dish, where they can shine and uplift everything around them. Jessica Kay Ruhle, the new executive director of the Yellowstone Art Museum, is seen here at the museum recently. AMY …

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Texas teachers pushed to the brink by law requiring hours of training

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Editor’s Note: This story contains explicit language. It was one thing to ask teachers in Texas — during an ongoing teacher shortage — to make extra room in their …

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Puerto Rican Inspirational Art Reunites Teacher With Mentor

When acclaimed visual artist Daniel Lind-Ramos arrives in Sarasota on Friday to discuss his “Las Tres Marías” exhibit, which officially opens Saturday at the Sarasota Museum of Art, he will meet a unique group of art lovers. First-grade bilingual students at Dreamers Academy, a bilingual immersion charter school in Sarasota, …

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