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Wolf administration celebrates community service during National AmeriCorps Week and visits after-school program in Reading

[ad_1] Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier this week recognized the important work of dedicated AmeriCorps members as part of National AmeriCorps Week during a visit Wednesday at the Olivet Boys and Girls Club in Reading. The week of celebration – March 13-19 – shines a light on the […]

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Creatives Rebuild New York launches programs to support 2,700 artists across New York State

[ad_1] Individual artists invited to apply to receive guaranteed income for 18 months Creatives are rebuilding New York (CRNY) has launched two funding opportunities aimed at providing transformational support to individual artists in New York State. The $125 million initiative provides either guaranteed income or job opportunities for artists. Conceived and primarily funded by the […]

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The App opens a new exhibition of abstract art | News

[ad_1] The Appalachian Arts Center has opened a new art exhibit titled “Appalachian Abstraction,” which features the paintings of local artist and musician Wesley Hunt. News-Express photo by Nicole Ziege A local artist has featured his works in a new exhibit at the Appalachian Arts Center, and the public is invited to visit the exhibit […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Implementation of Cashless Tolling at Mid-Hudson Bridge

[ad_1] Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that cashless tolling has been implemented beginning Tuesday, March 1 at the Mid-Hudson Bridge connecting Highland and Poughkeepsie. This milestone marks the completion of the implementation of cashless tolling on the five-bridge system operated by the New York State Bridge Authority, and places all toll roads operated by the […]

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Laptop to create, iPad to organize and phone to communicate: the Nilekani recipe for staying focused

[ad_1] THE HUGE VALUATIONS seen over the past few years in the startup sector will likely experience a “compression” in the coming days as liquidity dries up and interest rates rise, said Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and non-executive chairman of Infosys. “We are already seeing some compression in value. As the United States transitions from an […]

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Palm Springs Modernism Week: Everything You Need to Know | Architectural Summary

[ad_1] Every spring, design enthusiasts flock to Palm Springs, California for Modernism Week. After its cancellation in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the flagship festival returns this year with great fanfare from February 17 to 27. Palm Springs Modernism Week toasts the city’s wealth of mid-century design and celebrity culture, with over 350 events […]

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The City of Santa Monica and Building Bridges Art Exchange invite the public to a Black History Reception, Art Walk on February 19

[ad_1] February 14, 2022 8:21 a.m. The city’s Black History Month Committee and Building Bridges Art Exchange are partnering to host an arts reception on Saturday, February 19, 2022, to feature exhibits focused on Black health and wellness. The event will take place from 2-3 p.m. at the Building Bridges Art Exchange at the Bergamot […]

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Southern Indiana veteran finds healing through art and nature

[ad_1] CLARKSVILLE, Ind. – The Ohio Falls have long been a meaningful place for Jeffersonville artist Mike Gibson – it’s a place where he can explore the intersection of art, nature and therapy. Gibson is currently working with the Ohio Falls Foundation and the Southern Indiana Arts Alliance to teach a series of art classes […]

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‘A Valentine to Frederick’: Frederick Book Arts Center spreads messages of love through its ancient art journal | Culture & Leisure

[ad_1] For the cynics, Valentine’s Day is another Hallmark holiday. Johnny Carrera is here to expand our definition of it. “We want to spread love, not fear,” said Carrera, executive director of the Frederick Books Arts Center. “I think there’s so much anxiety in our culture, people don’t come out of their fight or flight, […]

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The Elmhurst Art Museum at Twenty-Five: Executive Director John McKinnon appreciates the past and looks to the future

[ad_1] “Ascension Descension”, installation view/Photo: David Wallace Haskins In the light of the Elmhurst Art MuseumOn the occasion of the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Executive Director John McKinnon addresses the museum’s three core ideals – art, education and architecture – of their commitment to exhibiting works by contemporary Midwestern artists to the McCormick House by Mies […]

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Arts in Public Places Program Seeks Artists for Children’s Activity Book |

[ad_1] The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs today launched a partnership with the Art in Public Places program seeking artists for a New Mexico-themed activity book for children ages 2-5. years and aimed at improving children’s literacy with a strong multilingual and multicultural element. “The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs received a terrific […]

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What great books by black authors should be brought to the screen?

[ad_1] When We Heard About the Upcoming TV Series Based on Octavia Butler’s Extraordinary 1979 Novel Kinship, we decided to take this opportunity to ask some of our favorite literary leaders which book by a black writer they would most like to see made for the screen. In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing […]

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Fay Jones School 2021 Dean’s Medals Honor Arkansas Organizations

[ad_1] Russell Cothren, University Relations Dean Peter MacKeith, left, and Ryan Watley pose for a photo at an awards ceremony held December 9 at Vol Walker Hall. Watley is CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff, which was awarded the 2021 Dean’s Medal. The U of A’s Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design recently recognized […]

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Marcel Breuer’s home demolished on Long Island, angering conservationists

[ad_1] The house that made Marcel Breuer a leading post-war architect is gone, demolished earlier this month by its current owners after conservators tried to save the building. Historians said the loss demonstrated how changing housing market dynamics and loose landmark rules endangered modernist architecture. Breuer designed the building in 1945 for Bertram and Phyllis […]

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App has an eye for art at The Butler | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] Staff Photo / Andy Gray Joy Mistovich, Education Department Assistant and Digital Accessibility UX Specialist at the Butler Institute of American Art, explains how the Aira app can help blind and visually impaired visitors to the museum. YOUNGSTOWN — Boardman’s Joy Mistovich has used the Aira app to enjoy attractions ranging from the Westmoreland […]

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The Art & Evolution Of The Guitar’ set to open at LRMA in Laurel

[ad_1] LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) – A new exhibit is set to open at the Lauren Rogers Art Museum in Laurel, exploring the world’s most beloved musical instrument. From medieval to metal: the art and evolution of the guitar is a traveling exhibition that celebrates the artistic development of the guitar. Developed by the National Museum […]

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Lancaster Town Center public art design slated for Ewell Plaza car park until final approval next week | Local News

[ad_1] The version of the artwork that will cover the facade of the Ewell Plaza car park will be presented for final approval at the Lancaster Parking Authority board meeting next week. The design by Miami-based R&R Studios was a public pick in September 2021. Titled “The New Lancaster Rainbow,” it received the most votes […]

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New performance venue planned in development at former The Mill location in Iowa City

[ad_1] Construction equipment sits next to The Mill in Iowa City on Thursday. A demolition permit was issued on Thursday, with demolition expected to take place within the next two weeks. (Savannah Blake/The Gazette) A demolition notice sign is posted outside The Mill in Iowa City. (Savannah Blake/The Gazette) Trash and debris litter the interior […]

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50 Cape Cod, Islands Cultural Programs, Events Win Local and State Grants

[ad_1] Dozens of Cape Cod cultural organizations are starting the year a little better funded thanks to recent award announcements by the Cape Cod Foundation for the Arts and the Mass Cultural Council. The Cape Foundation has selected 42 nonprofit cultural organizations and artists to receive a total of $ 77,800 in grants for a […]

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Upcoming Fitton Center Courses Offer Engraving, Mosaic, and More

[ad_1] Other new workshops will include a cocktail and mosaic series featuring a variety of mosaic projects such as votive candles, sun catchers and coasters accompanied by themed cocktails. “In the last session with our in-house courses, we hit our highest enrollment we have ever had, including pre-COVID, which is really exciting,” Rowekamp said. She […]

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Arts, shows rise in 2022 | Relax

[ad_1] The outlook for arts and entertainment in the Lakelands for 2022 looks bright. Organizations have big plans. Many share a little of what awaits us for the New Year. Greenwood Community Theater“We have some exciting shows,” said Stephen Gilbert, executive director of the Greenwood Community Theater. “’The Great Gatsby’ is scheduled for February, sponsored […]

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Carmen Febo San Miguel ran a nonprofit arts organization in Philadelphia for 22 years. A look at the driving force behind Taller Puertorriqueño

[ad_1] For Carmen Febo San Miguel, former executive director of the non-profit arts association Taller Puertorriqueño, her 22 years at the helm of the organization can be divided into two periods: before the construction of the El Corazón cultural center, a community center of 24,000 square feet in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood – and beyond. This […]

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

[ad_1] 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) […]

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Rodin Bronze From Family Plot goes up for auction

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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US Polo Assn. Establishes scholarships and donations

[ad_1] WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL) today announced that US Polo Assn., The official mark of the United States Polo Association (USPA), has established two $ 2,500 scholarship and donated basic necessities including sewing machines and chairs to the AW Dreyfoos School of the Arts, […]

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Knight Arts Challenge Raises Almost $ 400,000 for Akron Art Projects

[ad_1] Art workshops in the theater, poetry presentations and more, arts and performance are back to more places in town, and plans are underway to help creators bring their talent to the city in the months to come. After a one-year hiatus due to a pandemic, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has […]

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New Life Is About to Come to Alstead’s Historic Framing Shop | Local news

[ad_1] ALSTEAD – Early Thursday morning, the old Benson woodworking shop seemed especially quiet, with fresh snow muffling any sounds that might otherwise be heard from the surrounding woods. Painted in faded red, it looked, at first glance, like a barn, with a few additions built on its west side. Soon, however, the building plans […]

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What happened to the Kensington display case at Mural Arts?

[ad_1] On a sunny fall afternoon, a vacant lot on East Stella Street in Kensington abruptly transformed from a dusty, dilapidated void in the landscape into a bustling arts hub. In a shady corner, Trapeta Mayson, the city’s poet laureate, hosted a drop-in poetry workshop, inviting children to play with word tiles and adults to […]

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“Life-changing event”: Powerball wins quarter-billion dollar jackpot Monday night

[ad_1] (WGHP) – North Carolina has a chance Monday night to play for a Powerball jackpot that now exceeds a quarter of a billion dollars, according to a press release from the NC Education Lottery. Stay on top of the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. The Powerball jackpot weighs in at […]

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Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum comes out of closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the Waters. It would be […]

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The book basket features works of art, stories of people displaced by sweeps

[ad_1] A wide range of local activists and organizers on the ground have been very vocal over the past year in their opposition to city ​​sweeps who have continuously displaced homeless community members. From acting as buffers between swept people and city sweeping workers, organizing protests and speaking out at city council meetings, these activists […]

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Roosevelt statue to visit North Dakota Presidential Library

[ad_1] In June, the New York City Public Design Commission made its decision: after more than 80 years presiding over the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History, the bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, on horseback and flanked by a Native American and from an African man, descended. The statue’s future home has now […]

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The first school of fine arts in Baton Rouge will offer music, cinema, dance: this is when it will open. | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Baton Rouge will soon be home to its first art conservatory – “the Juilliard of Baton Rouge” – where local teens can cultivate their skills for possible careers in music, film, dance, theater and the visual arts. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board unanimously approved the idea on Thursday. Board member Dadrius Lanus, […]

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Chicago Avenue redesign in Austin will use art to represent neighborhood history and heritage

[ad_1] AUSTIN – Soul City Corridor in Austin is getting a makeover that will incorporate improvements to the streetscape as well as public art that will reflect Austin’s cultural heritage. The Chicago Avenue Corridor Improvement Plan will reorganize all aspects of the route from Austin Boulevard to Cicero Avenue, including streets, bike paths, sidewalks, landscaping […]

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The Portland Book Festival returns with six days of writers, classes and shopping in a hybrid event

[ad_1] “Be open to new things,” suggested Amanda Bullock when asked what the top tips were for people attending this year’s Portland Book Festival. The festival “is the perfect opportunity to discover something you didn’t know how to like”. The risk of disappointment is low, added Bullock, who runs the festival presented by Literary Arts. […]

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Freeport Historical Society Completes “State-of-the-Art” Fire-Resistant Safe to Safeguard Collection

[ad_1] Jim Cram, Director Emeritus of the Freeport Historical Society, standing inside the new vault. C. Thacher Carter / The time record Construction of a new fire-retardant, air-conditioned safe designed to house artifacts and historical records in Freeport has been completed. The approximately $ 600,000 safe is part of the long-term vision of the Freeport […]

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Great Falls Montana Tourism is looking for a local artist to help design a new mural | ABC Fox Great Falls

[ad_1] GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Great Falls Montana Tourism is moving to a new location, 15 Overlook Drive (Flag Hill). And they’re looking for you to turn their new office space into something magical that showcases the Electric City. “People come here to Great Falls to experience Great Falls,” said Marisela Hazzard, director of content […]

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Framingham State and MassBay create college access in high schools

[ad_1] FRAMINGHAM – Elizabeth Avadanian has just started her second year at Framingham High School, but she is already accumulating credits for college. Avadanian, 15, is one of some 170 students enrolled in the MetroWest Fellows Early Start Program, a team effort between Framingham State University and MassBay Community College. Students at Milford or Framingham […]

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Good Thinking: Artist Casper’s New Book Celebrates Pioneers in Science

[ad_1] Casper artist Zachary Pullen poses next to the box containing his painting “The Thinkers” in his Casper studio. The entire pant, which has also been turned into a book, has not been publicly disclosed. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo. – After Casper artist Zachary Pullen and author Brad Herzog finished their book “The […]