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The novelist who saw Central America as it really was

Is Babbitt a comic character? A tragic character? Just a running figure of what Lewis’ friend and mentor HL Mencken called “boobish”? The triumph of “Babbitt” is that we cannot confidently answer this question. The name Babbitt entered the language – a “Babbitt” was a ridiculous conformist living in a ridiculously small world. Yet Lewis’s […]

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49ers news: Meet the Sacramento shoe artist who created a pair for Arik Armstead

If there is anything to know about Arik Armstead, it would be that he is a proud native of Sacramento who does incredible community work to uplift the very place he grew up. More recently he did so through the Armstead Academic Project, where he recently donated $ 250,000 to Mercy Housing to start after-school […]

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The best stories of 2021

While the past year may have been fuzzy for some, difficult for others, and resilient for most, the New Year tends to offer time to reflect on the past 12 months. Notable events have taken place within the Bethel community in 2021, including welcoming new faces to campus, safe in-person learning, celebrating the accomplishments of […]

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Sabine Weiss Obituary | Photography

Photographer Sabine Weiss, who died at the age of 97, established her considerable reputation within the French “humanist” school of black and white photography, which aimed to capture the universal human experience through images. of daily street life. Images like that of a horse kicking his heel, strapped to a snow-covered wasteland by the Paris […]

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Course teaches the art and science of stand-up comedy | Characteristics

BRISTOL – For Brad Miller and Sean Shank, teaching stand-up comedy is a way to help others come out of their shells and express themselves. “This is one of the last bastions of free speech,” Miller said. “I’m a clean comedian … but I don’t think there’s anything wrong with someone speaking the way they […]

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longtime art teacher hosts book signings | Life

KC Kiner Wortman, a former resident of St. Joseph and a graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School, recently returned to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to welcome a signing of her recently published book. Wortman has been working as a professional artist since high school. After college, she opened a studio where she taught art […]

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A hare and a heirloom, once hidden, at the Jewish Museum

In his bestseller “The Hare with the Amber Eyes”, the writer and ceramicist Edmund de Waal retraces the journey of his Jewish family and his art collection from the end of the 19th century to the 21st. The book combines history and memory with a sort of object-oriented ontology, drawing parallels between the post-WWII Jewish […]

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Decoration ideas: an Art Deco bathroom inspired by the railways

Designer Cecilia Casagrande hired a tile company to recreate a section of flooring from an old photo of Seattle Union Station for this bathroom overhaul.SEAN LITCHFIELD When a photo of a mosaic floor with Art Deco vibes made her client’s heart beat faster, Cecilia Casagrande thought they had found inspiration for owner Brookline’s third-floor bathtub. […]

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28 Row, a new app for female academics and influencers

Tumi Adeyoju, 20, graduated in public health from the University of Houston. But when she’s not in class or studying, she maintains a blog on fashion, lifestyle and beauty, a business she hopes to turn into a business. Like many of her generation, Adeyoju dreams of becoming an influencer – a catch-all for anyone who […]

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Things to do: New Year’s Eve parties, art classes, live music and more | Take advantage of invoicing

The Cimarron group will perform at the New Years Ball at the Homestead Inn, 16551 Iowa Ave. at Broadview, Friday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The 7th Avenue Band will perform at Bugz’s on December 31st. Courtesy photo of GL Hill The 7th avenue group will be playing at Bugz’s, 1341 Main […]

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Jason Mott: Reading Greek Myths & Comics

MOTT: I’ve bounced back and forth between a few things since I completed Barry Windsor-Smith’s ‘Monsters’ graphic novel in early summer. It was my big book this year, hands down. Its narration is a unique blend of specificity combined with a magical component. It reflects magical realism, a style that I appreciate. BOOKS: Who is […]

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The NFT marketplace based on Artrade applications builds a sustainable environment

Artrade Social NFT App aims to disrupt the unsustainable and carbon inefficient NFT market with an ethical, carbon neutral and environmentally responsible NFT sharing and trading platform, accessible from any smartphone. LONDON, UK, December 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The NFT revolution has dramatically altered digital and art ecosystems, establishing a new paradigm in which […]

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Denver Shooting Suspect Has Written Books Describing Similar Attacks | Denver

A man accused of killing five people in a rampage in Denver is said to have written self-published fiction books online which named some of his actual victims and described similar attacks. The writings are part of the investigation into what led Lyndon James McLeod to carry out the shootings, which took place within an […]

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Local Girl Scout wins award for her work in favor of the elderly

GRANVILLE, NY (NEWS10) – NEWS10 first met 13-year-old Girl Scout Olivia Coolidge last December after raising enough money in a week to provide 88 residents at Slate Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center with a hand-sewn stocking filled with goodies. More than a year later, she returned to the center to continue her work with “forgotten […]

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Five things to do indoors this New Years weekend: from must-read books to home horticulture, fill your interior Hogmanay – Arts

Last week, we recommended five things you could do in the streets and urban wilderness of our culture-ravaged surroundings. Now here is the mirror twin of this listicle: five diversions from the doldrums of waiting for 2021 to screw up the calendar; five local wonders that can be enjoyed inside anything you can barely afford […]

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Expert predictions for every match against the spread

Week 17 usually meant the end of another NFL season. But this season is different, with a 17th game scheduled for the first time. Yes, it’s going to seem odd on the internal clock to start the playoffs in mid-January, but more football is never a bad thing. And there’s plenty of meaningful clash this […]

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Hundreds of feral cats removed from Kangaroo Island in an effort to protect endangered native species

Hundreds of feral cats have been removed from Kangaroo Island since the devastating fires of 2020. Key points: Environmental groups target feral cats on Kangaroo Island They use state-of-the-art traps that spray a toxin on the parasites Wild cats put additional pressure on endangered species recovering from 2020 bushfires Parasites have put increased pressure on […]

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the galleries look beyond their four walls

Radical artists have often wanted to upset the culture, but perhaps not in the literal sense of the response to the pandemic. In 2021, the word of health authorities is to get out of theaters and cafes and galleries and find counterparts outside to avoid spreading the virus. Certain galleries are well placed to take […]

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Ohio State Department of French uses online language tutoring program to immerse students in French culture

The Ohio State French Language Department uses the Conversations Unbound online language tutoring program to encourage students to immerse themselves in French cultures. Credit: Shree Luitel | Journalist Lantern An online program from the Ohio State Department of French Language offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in French culture while learning the language. Conversations […]

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Local residents co-authors of the new book “The Tibetan Book of the Dead for Beginners”

Author Mordy Levine (Courtesy) Mordy Levine became a Tibetan Buddhist over 40 years ago. But it wasn’t until he was 60 and his thoughts turned to his own mortality that he began to closely study the religion’s teachings on death and death. “Buddhists know that the way we live is the way we die. If […]

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Actress Vicky Krieps finds her own way in Ingmar Bergman

When Luxembourg-born actress Vicky Krieps agreed to star in ‘Bergman Island’, the seventh film by French director Mia Hansen-Løve, that meant facing two complications. First, she was not the director’s first choice: the role of Chris – a filmmaker married to another more prominent filmmaker – was initially chosen along with Greta Gerwig, who dropped […]

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Top 2022 Home Decor Trends Furniture, Accessories, Art

In 2021, I joined the exodus of co-owners who swapped their T2 for a little more space a little further from the city center. As my home has always played a hybrid role in my life – it is the primary space where I work and relax – decorating has become a way to channel […]

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List of best sellers Sunday January 2nd

Best sales SoCal Hardcover fiction 1. Call us what we transport by Amanda Gorman (Viking: $ 25) A collection of poems by the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. 2. The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (Viking: $ 30) In 1954 Nebraska, a young parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and become entangled in […]

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Darlington College art students design charity posters

The ART and design students showed their global awareness by designing the artwork for a prestigious charity ball. Cyndi Hughes, Mayor of Darlington, presented them with a broad and stimulating “One World” program to inspire the students of Darlington College. First-year Level 3 art and design students spent six weeks working in mixed media to […]

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How to meditate using virtual reality? What apps can you use?

When my roommate installed his brand new Oculus Quest 2, a virtual reality (VR) setup, I was curious enough to ask if I could try it out, but wanted to play something interesting. He nodded and told me to sit on the swivel chair while he set it down. Then he strapped the bulky helmet […]

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Norman Reedus continues to fuel speculation with new fan art

Norman Reedus really, really, really wants to be the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Ghost Rider. days after Saints of Boondock an alumnus fueled speculation about a potential cast as Spirit of Vengeance, Reedus shared more fan art on what he might look like as a character. On Monday evening, the actor shared a link to a […]

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What is not named after the Pritzkers? – Chicago Magazine

Philanthropy is a Greek word meaning “love of humanity”. Of course, many philanthropists also like the sound of their own name. They love their names so much that they pay millions of dollars to have them engraved in hospitals, museums, gymnasiums and educational institutions. As playwright George Bernard Shaw wrote, “A millionaire doesn’t really care […]

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The 7 best drawing apps for Windows 10

If you are a professional artist or just a beginner wanting to start your manga series, there are so many digital drawing apps available that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. As such, we’ve picked out some of the best drawing apps for Windows 10 so you know exactly what you need. Let’s see what each […]

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Create your own work of art with Incandescence Glass Studios

“People do something they absolutely love and the next thing you know they’re coming back to try and do something new” “Jobs of the Future” is a series focusing on career paths, local employment opportunities, programs and success stories that highlight North Bay’s diverse job market. — What started as a hobby for Angela Legere […]

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Eastern Center for Arts and Kutztown University partnership benefits commercial art students

Kutztown University and the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EST), Willow Grove, signed a letter of agreement, allowing EST commercial art students to earn double credits upon enrollment. at the KU. EST students have the potential to earn up to six advanced credits for CDE 10 (Digital Foundations) and FAR 15 (Drawing 1) at […]

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New York Public Library opens cabinet of wonders

Just behind – in the center of the gallery and the library building itself – is an oversized handwritten copy of the Bill of Rights, one of 14 that George Washington ordered to be made during the ratification debate. It lists 12 amendments, instead of the 10 that were approved. “It shows that history is […]

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Fintechs Help More People Invest in Fine Wines and Art

Investing in fine art and wine has long been the domain of the wealthiest clients. New startups are exploiting increased demand from a wider audience for alternative assets. “People are looking for ways to generate returns in more esoteric places,” said a wealth advisor. A new generation of upstart fintechs hope to do for fine […]

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Jonathan Spence, renowned researcher in China, dies at 85

Jonathan D. Spence, an eminent scholar of China and its vast history who, in books like “God’s Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan” (1996) and “The Search for Modern China” (1990), unearthed the past and illuminated its present, died Saturday at his home in West Haven, Connecticut. He was 85 years old. […]

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Immerse yourself in a good book, movie, and more with your local library

The power of a library card can open doors to new worlds, even those that lie outside the pages of a book. The Fort Smith Public Library offers a variety of free services for all ages. Here are a few you may not know. Streaming and downloading With four different streaming and download services, readers […]

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Almost 100 years later, this historic LA hotel continues to empower and support local artists and designers

Built in 1926, downtown LA Hotel Figueroa was originally intended to provide room and board for women traveling alone in search of a safe place to stay at a time when women were widely prohibited from traveling without a male chaperone. Almost a century later, the hotel’s feminist spirit lives on. As a tribute to […]

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MoCA Westport winter camp offers a creative outlet when school is out

WESTPORT – MoCA Westport’s Winter Recreation Art Camp began its second year on Monday with COVID restrictions in place and art supplies on hand. “Our fantastic team of art teachers look forward to helping (campers) learn to express themselves, socialize with other children, and develop an appreciation and understanding of the arts,” said Colleen Thomas, […]

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Dutch regulator orders app store changes, number of apps in China shrinks, new publishers $ 1 million by 2021 – TechCrunch

Welcome to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch weekly series that recaps the latest news on mobile operating systems, mobile apps, and the global app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending in iOS and Google Play stores combined in 2021, according to the latest year-end […]

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Artist Ryan Bodenheim dies at 44

Cartoonist Ryan “Bode” Bodenheim has died at the age of 44. Bodenheim has frequently collaborated with writer Jonathan Hickman on titles owned by creators at Image Comics, including A red mass for Mars, The dying and the dead, and Secret. He is also known for his work as Valiant Comics on titles such as Bloodshot, […]

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Best iPad Drawing Apps for All Skill Levels

Drawing digitally was once an unattainable skill for me, but after using the Procreate app on my iPad for almost two years, it has become one of my favorite hobbies. Trying digital art on my iPad allowed me to experiment with different figures and art forms, without having to pull out all the supplies for […]

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The Islamic art of Cartier exhibited in Paris at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Pen box would have belonged to Mirza Muhammad Munshi, Deccan, India, late 16th early 17th century. Muhammad Yusuf, Feature Writer From October 21 to February 20, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents “Cartier and the arts of Islam: At the sources of modernity”, a major exhibition which traces the influence of Islamic […]

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Francis spoke about the explosion of the contemporary art market and his “peephole” career going from artist to auction manager

You have been active as an artist and curator; you had a theoretical and artistic training Historical context. Wasn’t going to an auction house problematic? Many artists, art historians, art critics don’t like auction houses because the evaluation goes through the money. There was that old conflict between art and money, already Pliny in the […]

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Bad Credit Payday Loans

A bad credit loan is a kind of personal loan used by people with a poor credit score. Although those with better credit scores will have more favorable terms, it is possible for those with poor credit to obtain a loan. If you’re looking to consolidate your debts, create a savings account within your bank account, or pay off […]

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The activities of Parc Moncus will continue tomorrow

Christmas activities at Parc Moncus continue tomorrow, with the rescheduled screening of Elf. Tonight people heard from Chubby Carrier, said Heather Twichell, event programmer. “So we have Chubby Carrier here so I’m not sure how anyone could not have a good time with him,” she said. “We have delicious food here and some really fun […]

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No comfort at the bottom of the line: how to avoid information overload in the time of the Covid | Social media

Tit was a routine. Kate Sewell is reportedly watching the New South Wales premier’s daily press conference on Covid at 11 a.m. During the work day, she maintained a running browser tab with a live blog of pandemic news. She picked up her phone and scrolled through posts about masks and locks on social media. […]

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Is Disney the fairy godmother of the Met?

“Inspiring Walt Disney: French Decorative Arts Animation”, Which opened this month at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a classic holiday exhibit: family-friendly, frothy, not asking for much weight. And like the holiday season itself, its promise is a bit overrated. The exhibition traces, often in granular detail, the disparate elements of European aesthetic movements […]

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What Consumers Need to Know About High Cost Loans Editorial

It is an expensive time of year for many of us. Between gifts, trees and decorations, food and other expenses, the costs of the holiday season can push budgets to the limit. For some Tennesséens, it may seem that the only option to cover this shortfall is to take out an emergency cash loan. But […]

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For this author new beginnings and loose ends

Frank McCourt was 66 when he made his debut with “Angela’s Ashes”. Harriet Doerr was 74 when she published her first novel, “Stones of Ibarra”. Laura Ingalls Wilder was 65 when she put “The Little House in the Great Woods” into the hands of readers. Now there’s Michael Kinnamon, who at 72 released “Summer of […]

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Evergreen State College Longhouse celebrates 25 + 1 anniversary of supporting Indigenous arts

Te Longhouse Education and Cultural Center celebrates its anniversary with an in-person gallery exhibit, its first since the closure of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Longhouse calls its “Across the Waters” gallery celebration a 25 +1 because 2020 has marked a quarter of a century since its inception. The exhibition pays homage to Indigenous art created […]

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Greene County Painter Ventures Into The World Of Calendar Art | News

Artist Jean Corwin was apparently born with a brush in her hand. “She never puts her brush down,” Corwin’s husband Chuck said. Indeed, it is difficult to imagine that Corwin does anything other than create. The 73-year-old artist paints commissions, paints for fun, and teaches painting classes every month at the Warrior Schoolhouse in Fordyce. […]

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T. Mark Taylor, artist and designer of “He-Man” toys, dies at age 80

LOS ANGELES – T. Mark Taylor, artist and toy designer for the He-Man and Masters of the Universe franchise as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, died Thursday in his Southern California home. He was 80 years old. The cause was congestive heart failure, Taylor’s family said in an email to The Associated Press […]

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Book Review: The Holidays are a Great Time to Read “Little Things Like These” | Arts

Little things like these By DREW GALLAGHER FOR FREE LANCE – STAR After reading “Small Things Like These” by Claire Keegan, I plan to start a new Christmas tradition by making sure to read this book every year at this time of year. It’s a small book, but there is power in Keegan’s spare words […]

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Genshin Impact Fan Artwork Predicts Appearance of Archon de Fontaine

By designing the currently unreleased Archon de Fontaine of Genshin Impact, one talented RPG fan manages to perfectly reflect the known attributes of the region. Offering a potential peak in Genshin Impact, an art enthusiast has drawn his own interpretation of the Archon of Fontaine. MiHoYo’s action role-playing game takes players through the open fantasy […]

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As Omicron spreads, unvaccinated Americans remain rebellious

“He coughed on me last night when I gave him a hug,” she said. ” I am not afraid. I have never been afraid. Dr Luciana Borio, former chief scientist with the Food and Drug Administration who advised Mr Biden during the transition, said reaching the unvaccinated was now arguably “the most difficult aspect” of […]

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Finding the noble through the art of hospitality

A Muslim friend once told me that according to Islamic tradition Patriarch Abraham never dined alone but always waited on the road to invite travelers to share his meal. If so, Abraham, the ancestor of the three great monotheistic religions, must have gone hungry at times. The land of Canaan must not have been too […]

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“Don’t Dance, Sing, or Do Stunts”: How Julian Hill Became Australia’s Most Popular Politician on TikTok | australian politics

Scott Morrison has just joined TikTok – but Australia’s most popular politician on the social media app isn’t the Prime Minister, nor the man who claims to replace him. That honor goes to Julian Hill, a Labor MP from Victoria who you might never have heard of if you’re not a user of the app […]

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Sweet repeat: The brothers have been giving away the same Christmas candy for decades

MANCHESTER, NH (AP) – Two brothers from New Hampshire turned their holiday gifting skills into an art – they’ve been passing the same hard candy for over 30 years. It all started in 1987, when Ryan Wasson gave his brother, Eric Wasson, a 10-roll Frankford “Santa’s Candy Book” as a Christmas joke, knowing that Eric […]

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As fairy doors appear at random, a neighborhood is enchanted

Before the pandemic, Kate Young did not view fairy doors as a way to commune with her neighbors. The tiny sculptures she made were something she did for herself, placing them in the hollows of branches and the feet of trees near her home in Alexandria, Virginia. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and […]

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Premier League players who have had very different careers since retirement

After a career in the Premier League spotlight, most footballers seem content to turn to management, appear on the sidelines with a microphone in hand or just lead comfortable lives on the golf course. But few take a drastically different path once they hang up their boots. Footballers have millions of lucrative careers and a […]

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Warhammer 40,000 finds new fans during pandemic gaming boom

Looks like it’s time to release the games again. However, if you’re one of the thousands of people around the world playing Warhammer, you probably never put it away in the first place. Warhammer 40,000, a tabletop game set in a dystopian fictional universe, is nothing new. But a pandemic-fueled frenzy for sci-fi and fantasy […]

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Want to create an app? Here’s how you can create one without writing a single line of code.

Right now, we have one app for everything, whether it’s buying goods, creating art, or learning. You name it and there is an app for it. If you are curious about how to create an app for your business, you can do so. You don’t need to learn to code or spend the money to […]

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The artists we lost in 2021, in their words

This year, as pandemic deaths ebbed and flowed, a distinctive and eternal rhythm – that of artist deaths – continued as usual, bringing its own waves of collective mourning. Some, like Cicely Tyson and Stephen Sondheim, have held the limelight for generations. Others, like Michael K. Williams and Nai-Ni Chen, have left us with curtailed […]

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Create your own stunning holiday art with this free AI app

The new Dream by Wombo AI app paints eerily beautiful works of art in seconds and only needs a few words to create festive entertainment. A new artificial intelligence application for iPhone and Android can generate stunning holiday themed art and it is available for free. While some artificial intelligence creations can be haunting, trippy, […]

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Rural pharmacist Dzung is on the front lines of mental health, making life less lonely for elderly residents like Marg

Margaret Rowley loves to party but her body has other ideas. “I love the people around me, I love to chat, just to be involved,” Ms. Rowley said. “But my body is getting old and it’s cranky and that is driving me crazy.” Now that she is 91, visiting her local pharmacist, Dzung Tran, has […]

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Manjula Narayan, Editor-in-Chief, Books, picks her favorite 2021 reads

Martyn Rix’s scholarly work which is also a visual treat takes you into the world of the East India Company surgeons, who were enthusiastic botanists, and Indian artists who painted the plants they collected. In previous years, I always promised myself that I would keep copious notes of every book I read. It never happened. […]

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Fan artist designs Barry Keoghan’s Joker look for Batman

After Barry Keoghan’s surprise role of Joker in The Batman was potentially leaked, a fan created a montage of Keoghan to fit the role. After being advertised to play Stanley Merkel in The batman, it has been suggested that Barry Keoghan could play a different role. One fan created what Keoghan might look like if […]

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The long-term effects that short-term loans can cause

LAREDO, Texas. (KGNS) – The holidays have left a lot of people strapped for cash and looking for ways to make a quick buck. A quick fix that some people use to solve their money problems are short term loans. While this can remedy the situation, it can also create a headache for those who […]

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Rodin Bronze From Family Plot goes up for auction

Raphaël Chatroux, specialist at Freeman, informed of academics’ reactions to the upcoming offer, replied that staff members “certainly understand the uniqueness of the situation and therefore proceed with the utmost caution and sensitivity so as not to disturb anyone. “. The sculpture, valued at $ 250,000 to $ 400,000, was “not insured and not even […]

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Teesas from Nigeria Secures $ 1.6 Million to Expand Across Africa and Launch Guardian Market – TechCrunch

After seven years in the production of electronic gadgets, at his company Imose Technologies, Osayi Izedonmwen took time off to explore an idea he had been fondling for some time – an edtech startup, Teesas, which now offers video and digital lessons. ‘other digital learning materials for learners in Nigeria. Teesas, which launched less than […]

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“Visual Music from Murals”: ​​Upcoming Book Features Over 100 Local Street Artists

You know Austin as the Live Music Capital of the World, but local urban artist J Muzacz wants you to know the city as the “Urban Art Capital of the World”. Austin has yet to be baptized with such a title, but Muzacz hopes to raise awareness of local mural, mosaic, street and graffiti artists […]

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Obstacle course confirmed for the Meliora Festival

An open-air obstacle course has been confirmed as part of a £ 350,000 flagship festival to help boost Inverclyde’s events and leisure sector. The Inverclyde Warrior 5k is organized by Inverclyde Leisure and will take place at Greenock’s Battery Park on June 11, 2022. It is one of the top three attractions as part of […]

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This explosively growing stock could turn parabolic in 2022 and beyond

It has been about a year since Reached (NASDAQ: UPST) went public, and investors got a taste of the company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to make loans and assess consumer credit. Upstart has been a big winner this year, with its stock dropping from its IPO price of $ 20 per share to $ […]

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A Christmas hit may be the gift that keeps coming, so why have so many artists given up? | Jessica mizrahi

For me, the Christmas season doesn’t start when business closes. It’s not when the first person on the street turns on the Christmas lights, nor even after the Christmas contest took place. It’s the first day that I hear a Christmas carol. Everyone has their favorites. It can be a classic or a cover, religious […]

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‘Certainly relieves stress’: How to give someone an app, subscription, or other virtual gift | Christmas

Postal’s delivery times are well and truly over, and the window of time for a last-minute gift race is about to close. Add the increase in Covid-19 cases to the mix, and a rushed trip to the mall on December 24 looks a lot like a panic buy. While the search for digital gifts is […]

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AARP Christmas Lights Contest Winners Announced

Close-up of the nursery at the Cadle Jensen house (photo by MJ Cadle). The winners of the Ketchikan AARP Christmas Lighting Contest were announced on Wednesday. Judging has taken place over the past few days, and homes and businesses have received honors in 19 categories including “Most Colorful”, “Best Winter Theme”, “Largest Christmas Light Display” […]

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Death of Joan Didion: celebrities pay tribute to the writer

Writers, readers, politicians and entertainment luminaries have taken to social media to honor acclaimed author Joan Didion, who died Thursday morning at the age of 87 in her New York home from complications from the Parkinson disease. Shortly after Didion editor Alfred A. Knopf announced his death, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a lengthy statement […]

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This analyst calls Micron the best idea for 2022; sees more than 70% increase for the stock

Micron (UM) delivered the goods in the November quarter and the market was duly impressed. Stocks got a boost after the memory giant’s quarterly results and outlook beat expectations. At F1Q22, the company generated revenue of $ 7.69 billion, an increase of 33% from the same period a year ago and $ 10 million before […]

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FightCamp brings data-driven punches to workouts – TechCrunch

I am in pain. Not in some kind of sore, I can’t sit down. Rather, “OK !, I worked long ignored muscle pain. And the year that I’m trying to get out of the doldrums of the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s a good thing. The cause does not come from cycling on a Peloton, but from […]

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The incredible new tower under construction in Denver which will be crossed by a huge CRACK

Pictured: The incredible new tower being built in Denver that will have a giant crack on its facade when complete ‘One River North’, in Denver’s River North Art District, was designed by Chinese firm Mad Architects The company describes the spectacular crack that crosses 10 floors of the building as a “landscape fault” The project […]

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Mum turns life to pay off £ 35,000 in debt after being left broke for Christmas

In 2019, Chloe Symonds couldn’t afford fairy lights for Christmas – but two years later she’s leading a whole different life – and is about to buy her first home. The couple’s finances quickly skyrocketed – and after the birth of their first child, they found themselves applying for back-to-back payday loans [stock image] ( […]

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This AI-powered art app lets you paint pictures with words – TechCrunch

AI’s reality mastery powers have been increasingly busy over the past decade. We had 3D dioramas based on computer vision; avant-garde style transfer; viral photorealistic selfie setting, selfie editing, face swapping and – ofc – deepfakes; and a lot of frivolous (and hilarious) fun with selfie filters (ohhai cartoon lens ‘Disneyfying’!) in between. The AI-powered […]

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Differences between the payday loan industry in Australia and the United States

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Prestatyn-born artist to design mural at town’s train station

A piece of art designed by a Prestatyn-born graffiti artist has been chosen for use on a mural that will decorate the town’s train station. The design was created by Andy Birch, who now lives in Colwyn Bay and works as ‘Dime One’, and portrays Prestatyn’s Roman heritage and her popularity with walkers and beach […]

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Artist and producer Odney Smooth is about to forge a new path in the music scene

Talented hip-hop group Odney Smooth continue to deliver punchy music amid rave reviews from listeners as they abandon new projects Odney Smooth is undoubtedly poised for a niche in the music industry, as the Maryland artist and producer continues to deliver entertaining yet punchy songs. The hip-hop actor known for his creativity and ingenuity in […]

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Valley News – Art Notes: Book Intimately Explores Bygone Age of Agriculture

It’s easy to forget that Vermont, and probably New Hampshire as well, once moved at a much slower pace. For some residents, little has changed except the weather and the seasons. Even in the 1970s and 1980s, people who grew up in the hills on subsistence farms lived much like their parents, grandparents, and more […]

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Indigenous art incorporated into the new Granite Island causeway

The reopening of the Granite Island Causeway in Victor Harbor created an opportunity for local Indigenous artists to share two important Ngarrindjeri-Ramindjeri Dreaming stories now permanently incorporated into the new structure. Detail of the Aboriginal artwork on the new causeway of Granite Island. Photo: provided Created by a collaboration of Indigenous artists including Cedric Varcoe, […]

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This Dapper Labs Backed Company Turns Dr. Seuss Characters Into NFT Trading Cards – TechCrunch

In 2012, a Brooklyn-based mobile app development startup was hired to do work by 83-year-old trading card company Topps. For the president of this Brooklyn outfit, Erich Wood, a UCLA graduate who had studied economics and loved trading cards, the opportunity not only seemed fun, but would change its course. At the time, Topps had […]

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Definition, how does it work, risks

Peer-to-peer lending is a popular alternative to traditional financing methods. There are several peer-to-peer platforms to choose from, but not all of them allow individuals to lend money through them. Borrowers and lenders are always subject to risks, such as defaults. Visit Personal Finance Insider for more stories. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the process of […]

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Winter 2022 update

22 December 2021 With the emergence and rapid spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the start of the holiday season has been difficult and we would like to express our gratitude to all of you for their dedication, patience and flexibility as we navigate through the new challenges we face. our province and our community. […]

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“The Matrix Resurrections” review: sliding through dreamland (again)

After chasing the White Rabbit through a very long tunnel, Alice enters a low, dark room. There are doors at the top and bottom of the passage, but they are all locked. As she crosses the hallway, Alice wonders how she’s going to be able to cope. You can ask yourself pretty much the same […]

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Decorative trends starting in 2022

Open concept spaces After a year of living in sweatpants and business shirts, people are ready to feel united again. Look for this tendency to expand at home. To feel a bit more sophisticated, this perspective leads to a move away from the ‘flow’ style: open concept floor plans and open shelving. “One of the […]

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Avoma uses new capital to make meetings smarter – TechCrunch

Taking notes in a meeting is an art form, which requires multitasking skills to listen, type, and find smart things to say while you do the other two. Not to mention the three or four different apps we use to prepare, run and track meetings. Avoma thinks that we are doing too much and using […]

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The 11 best books we read in 2021

Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, old or new, these are the books the staff at the Greenville Journal have loved reading (or re-reading) this year. “Green lights” by Matthew McConaughey Behind each person hides a story. In it, Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey reflects on his life and tells the “go-ahead” stories that helped shape his […]

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“Someone You Were Always Happy To See”: Wellington’s Slow Boat Records Mainstay Passes Away

MONIQUE FORD / Fairfax NZ / Stuff Wellington artist, designer and music enthusiast Lee Jensen died of a brief illness on Tuesday. He is pictured with his work Lys Lux (Lys 9) from the 2016 White Rose / White Lily exhibition (archive photo). Wellington’s music, design and queer community mourns the passing of Lee Jensen, […]

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Designers Héctor Esrawe and Brian Thoreen on Creative Partnership, the Importance of Process and the “Renaissance Moment” in Mexico

Five years ago, the Californian artist and designer Brian thoreen found himself at a crossroads, dividing his time between Los Angeles and New York, not wanting to be in either city. When a hurricane diverted his vacation from Yucatan to Mexico City, he immediately fell in love. After meeting the locally born multidisciplinary designer Héctor […]

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John Updike: suspicious of Santa Claus, but in love with Christ

“A man with no plausible address, with no apparent source of his considerable wealth, comes down from the fireplace after midnight while honest, law-abiding citizens are snug in their beds – isn’t that, at least, a cause alarm? “ This is the week to ask yourself: What exactly is Santa Claus doing? John Updike wrote […]

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Polytech Graphic Design students among the top 15 in the annual Art + Effect poster competition of the University of Cabrini

Hunterdon County The Polytech Career & Technical High school was once again well represented by its designer students in the Art + Effect poster competition of the University of Cabrini for high school students. Four of the top 15 poster designs came from graphic design students at Hunterdon County Polytech. Cabrini received 126 student registrations […]

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Can I earn royalties every time someone resells my NFT? + Other questions on artists’ rights, answers

Have you ever wondered what your rights are as an artist? There isn’t a clear manual to look at, but we’re here to help. Katarina Feder, vice-president of Artist’s Rights Society, answers all kinds of questions about the kind of control artists have – and don’t have – over their work. Do you have a […]

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Chinese calligraphers and painters present artwork at Beijing exhibition

BEIJING, Dec. 21 (APP): Famous Chinese calligraphers and painters exhibited their exquisite works of art during the China-Pakistan traditional art exhibition held at the Pakistani Embassy on Tuesday. The exhibition, jointly organized by the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing and the Feng Jing Man Yuan Painting and Calligraphy Gallery, was part of the celebrations marking the […]

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Saltdean Development Wins National Award with ‘Inspired’ Art Deco Design

Seaview Meadows, won the silver award for best interior design at the 41st WhatHouse? Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The development, which contains an array of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes built in a crescent around a central landscaped communal garden, won the award thanks to its ‘inspired’ vision that […]

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New Books, Artworks, NFTs, GIFs, and Other Freebies Released to Celebrate 10 Years of Science Material by Poetic Empiricist

The teacher embraces the future, as the anniversary celebration rapidly evolves from a collection of paperback compilations to a collection of multimedia NFTs; all creations promote its mission “to teach peace through science”. Jessica DiBacco is the author and artist behind the materials for Poetic Empiricist; this year, she wanted to unearth a decade of […]

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New public artwork celebrates Townsville’s cultural diversity

Three cultures are splashed on a new mural that spans more than 50 meters near Weir State School in Thuringowa Central. The new public artwork was designed and painted by local artists Nicky Bidju Pryor, Ian Kaddy, and Jon Electros Avocado. Mr Pryor said the collaborative design accompanied the trio’s makeover of Riverway Skate Park […]

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Willamette University to Host Two-Week “Silence Period” Due to Omicron

Willamette University will be enforcing a two-week “quiet period” when school begins in January, during which students will be encouraged to limit their activities and in-person interactions. According to an email announcement sent to the community of Willamette on Friday by the university’s COVID-19 advisory team, recent updates from national and state health authorities on […]

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Boosted by private sales and NFTs, Christie’s made $ 7.1 billion in 2021, its best results in five years

As the year-end results arrive for more and more art companies, it is clear that the increase in global wealth is having a major impact on the demand for premium art and products from luxury. And of course, no 2021 recap would be complete without a discussion of digital art and NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, […]

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We’ve seen widespread adoption of NFT art kick off in 2021, says Cameron Bale, co-founder of NFT.NYC

For the past three years, NFT.NYC has been the premier annual gathering in the world of non-fungible token (NFT) and digital blockchain art. This year, more than 5,500 participants and 135 sponsors took part in debates, conferences, workshops and information sessions as part of the eponymous event. In an exclusive inquiries session, Cameron Bale, co-founder […]

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City of Asheville Announces Winter Vacation Closure and ART Bus Vacation Schedule

Asheville city offices will be closed on December 23-24 and 27 due to winter vacation. City offices will also be closed on December 31. The following municipal departments will be affected by vacation closures. ART bus service The Asheville Rides Transit (ART) public holiday schedule will be as follows: The service will be closed after […]

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AfDB to provide $ 112 million for the creation of a skills university

Manila-based multilateral lending agency the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a loan of $ 112 million to establish a specialized university in Assam. The Government of India and the AfDB signed a loan of $ 112 million on December 17 to establish a specialized university in Assam that will strengthen the industry-aligned education and […]

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Forever Studios Announces the Launch of its Advanced Photo Restoration and Photographic Art Design Website | national

BOCA RATON, Fla., December 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Forever Studios, a leading Florida-based photo restoration and photo frame design studio, established in 2011, today announced the launch of the version 2.0 of its website, which allows its customers the ability to restore and enhance their personal photos and to create personalized frames and gifts […]

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The big idea: could we make Christmas differently? | Books

The Puritan MPs who banned Christmas in 17th-century England were right. They believed that the holy days should involve contemplation rather than waste, extravagance, disorder, sin and immorality, therefore prohibited not only Christmas, but also Easter and Pentecost. “Tide of Christ” (renamed to eliminate Roman Catholic associations with the Mass) was to be marked, where […]

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Online forum for art and design awards | Blue Mountain Gazette

Blue Mountains Grammar School (BMGS) celebrates the 21st year of the prestigious Art and Design Awards sponsored by Dr. Ken Marshall. The awards recognize the innovative and creative excellence of works produced by students of visual arts, industrial technology (wood), and design and technology. Unable to open the exhibit to the public due to COVID-19 […]

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26 books to read this summer

The Address Book: What Mailing Addresses Tell About Identity, Race, Wealth and Power by Deirdre Mask (2020)  Recommended by Professor Bill Pritchard, Geographer and School Principal, Geosciences Until reading this book, I never thought to ask myself why addresses exist. But in this book, Deirdre Mask tells the story of the birth of addresses. Not […]

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Review: Ragnarok of Odin Helgheim

There is no denying that the last decade has been a boon when it comes to Viking and Nordic themed media. All forms of entertainment and media, from Hollywood movies to television and video games, appear to have been affected by the unstoppable cultural onslaught of the northern hordes. Although major consumer properties like Marvel’s […]

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Review launched in state galleries and museum services

Create NSW said it has a zero tolerance policy for workplace bullying. All employees have the right to a workplace that is free from bullying, discrimination and harassment. Following the results, Create NSW leaders began working immediately to address and resolve the issues identified, including how change is being managed, to ensure that staff can […]

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The art exhibit features works of art illustrating what mental health issues look like

SINGAPORE – For 20 years, Ms. Foo Choon Ean, 46, struggled with the combination of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression, which caused her to quit her job as a professor of English literature around the age of 30 years. After a close shave with suicide, Madame Foo decided to seek professional psychiatric help, where she […]

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exquisite works presented in the exhibition “2021 Biennial Juried Exposition”

For a taste of some of Ohio’s best artists, head downtown and stop by the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery – or head to the gallery’s website for an online tour. – and discover the exhibition of the biennial 2021 jury. Be prepared to want to spend some time with this rich exhibit featuring 53 […]

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Best Drawing Apps for iPad for All Skill Levels

Drawing digitally was once an inaccessible skill for me, but after using the Procreate app on my iPad for almost two years, it has become one of my favorite hobbies. Trying digital art on my iPad allowed me to experiment with different figures and art forms, without having to pull out all the supplies for […]

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Virginia Beach Arts and Huminites Commission Announces Project Grants Program

VIRGINA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – The Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission has announced that it is accepting applications for its annual project grants program. Click here to subscribe to our last minute email alerts Grants are open to nonprofit organizations that aim to provide programming services in the arts, humanities, history, or culture in […]

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Metal beasts scratching the floor of a museum are a sign of the future at Mona

“We love to dig – the holes in the ground are great,” says Jarrod Rawlins, director of conservation affairs. Behind this barrier, a new wing of the museum is taking shape: the Maison Kiefer, dedicated to the German artist Anselm Kiefer, which is scheduled to open in 2022/3. “I think this is one of the […]

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BOOK OF THE WEEK: End of year greetings

If you’re looking for a New Mexico-flavored children’s book for the holidays, look no further than “New Mexico Christmas Story: Owl in a Straw Hat 3”. The author is beloved New Mexico writer Rudolfo Anaya, who died last year. The Museum of New Mexico Press has just published the book. As with the first two […]