VIDEO: Watch the Cast of LITTLE MERMAID LIVE Talk Aerial Choreography

Watch the cast and creative team behind ABC's 'Little Mermaid Live' talk about creating the show's beautiful aerial choreography - not to be confused with Ariel choreography. [Author: Stage Tube]
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Design Job: Is "Organized" Practically Your Middle Name? Apply for a Project Manager Position at Project M Plus

Project M Plus is a Silver Lake based collective of designers and architects, and we’re looking for a superbly organized, creative type to help with client services, project management and new business. Love of design and architecture, top-notch writing skills, and occasional office DJ are must-haves. Responsibilities: View the full design job here
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The Weekly Design Roast, #22

"Well no, it doesn't work great as a smartphone. But we have found that if you throw it, it comes back to you, which is pretty cool." True story: This is a $418 luxury "designer" leather tissue dispenser that you have to open and load with a stack of tissues."This will be a positive addition to my lifestyle (as soon as I figure out how the orientation lock on an iPad works).""I'm trying to marry the addictiveness of something you can pop repeatedly with an object that only needs to be manipulate...
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A Compelling Visual Theory that Edvard Munch was Actually Trying to Paint His Dog

You know how sometimes, someone points something out, and then you can't unsee it? Like the first time you realized the FedEx logo contained an arrow? Well, this Tweet here contains the fine art version of that. The side-by-side:Looking forward to the comments/angry e-mails from people who believe I'm writing this earnestly!
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Michael Keaton Joins Aaron Sorkin's THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7

Deadline reports that Michael Keaton has joined the cast of Aaron Sorkin's upcoming film 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7.' William Hurt and J.C. MacKenzie also joined the cast. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Since I had the gouache, I tried to make the boxes around the flower yellow.  It wasn't a complete success since I was working a bit wetter than you should with gouache (it will lift off the under layers if you do this).  But it's yellower now :) For some reason, I thought we were going to work on black all media paper so I purchased a pack.  Guess I'll just play with that next on my own.  I have any idea of a painting to try... [Author: RH Carpenter]
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Bruce Springsteen Opens Up About Parenting on CBS THIS MORNING

Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen offered new insight into his relationships with his father and children during an interview with 'CBS This Morning' co-host Gayle King. Springsteen told King his complicated relationships with his father influenced how he raised his own kids. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Flotspotting: Marouane Bembli's Volkswagen Outbox Cargo Car Concept

Regular Core77 readers will remember that I was obsessed with Preston Tucker's unusual design for a 1940s pickup truck with only half a cab:A handful of you gamely accepted our challenge to complete the design.While cruising Coroflot just now, I came across another concept vehicle that reminded me of it. Designed by Marouane Bembli, it's his concept for a Volkswagen Outbox, a weird and wonderful vehicle envisioned as a go-fer car for the World Expo that Milan hosted back in 2015:I'll cut some of...
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A Series of Creative Shoelace-Tying Methods Goes Viral

I don't know what it says about our society, when a three-minute video demonstrating creative shoelace-tying patterns goes viral. But last I checked this had some 250 million views on Facebook. Perhaps the sneakerheads among you will see the appeal?
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And the Award for "Most Hilarious Police Vehicle" Goes To….

Previously, I thought the most hilarious police vehicles were these NYPD Smart cars:But if we travel farther back in time than 2017, to the 1960s, we learn that Port Authority cops in New York--those responsible for policing the tunnels in and out of town, among other facilities--once had to patrol the Holland Tunnel in these things:The January, 1954 issue of Popular Mechanics reveals that the car is electric, and bi-directional: Image and text: Popular Mechanics The nearby Lincoln Tunnel, for r...
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Public Theater Will Extend FOR COLORED GIRLS Through 12/8

The Public Theater Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis Executive Director, Patrick Willingham announced the third extension of the revival ofFOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDEWHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwrightpoet Ntozake Shange. Directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner with choreography by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown,FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDEWHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUFbegan performances on Tuesday, October 8 in The Public's Martinson ...
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Review: Episode 1 of Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 at Smeaton Tower, Plymouth Hoe

One day on and one episode back - this is a review of Heat 1 of Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 - located next to Smeaton's Tower at Plymouth Hoe. It looks as if this heat had nearly as much rain... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Experimental Chalet in Verbier Reframes Alpine Hospitality in Chic Refinement

Alpine chalets are usually associated with vernacular cosiness or swanky glamour; not so Experimental Chalet in Verbier, Switzerland, the latest destination of Experimental Group, which reframes the warm ambience of Alpine hospitality through a lens of minimalist elegance and retro sophistication.
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Fanciful Automotive Redesigns (and Sketching Lessons) by The Sketch Monkey

They say you have to know the rules in order to break them. And industrial designer Marouane Bembli, the guy behind that nifty Volkswagen cargo car concept, certainly understands the rules of automotive design; it appears he spends most of his waking time drawing every type of vehicle in existence.With the rules down, then, his hobby--under the nickname The Sketch Monkey--is to tinker with the design of these cars, righting what he sees as wrongs, subjective though it is:A Huracan reimagined as ...
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IrisVision: A Smartphone/Goggles Combination Intended to be a Cheaper, Less-Invasive Alternative to Retinal Chip Implants for the Visually Impaired

The deterioration of eyesight is terrifying. As I get older, I now have to use my smartphone to photograph labels and other tiny text, then pinch and zoom on the image to read it. I recently received a subscription to Car & Driver as a gift, and discovered that the magazine's font size is too small for me to read.For me, that's a mild hassle. For the millions of folks who have worse vision than mine--those who suffer from macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, and glau...
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Urban Tetris, with Bulgarian Buildings

Graphic designer Mariyan Atanasov may hail from Bulgaria, and Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov hailed from Soviet Russia, but Atanasov found an amusing way to connect their two cultures. Atanasov captured images of the Brutalist apartment buildings in his native Sofia, isolated repeating elements, and retouched them to look like they're part of a massive game of Tetris:Texas-based Atanasov does graphic design, photography and image retouching. If he also had game development skills and created a b...
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Unlike most chandeliers, the Thorn derives its beauty from raw, aggressive forms

Rather than taking on the traditional approach of symmetry, refraction, reflection, and classical design details, the Thorn is a chandelier that’s designed to have an aggressive, unburnished appeal. The chandelier comprises two different parts that interlock in a combination of ways letting you customize the shape of it. It also comes with a set of sockets for low-intensity bulbs.The Thorn takes inspiration from the hostile beauty of cacti or barbed wire. The form works exceptionally well in min...
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BWW Readers Tell Us Their Funniest On-Stage Mishaps!

We asked, and you delivered We recently asked BroadwayWorld readers to name the funniest on-stage mishaps they've either seen on stage or experienced while performing. Now we've gathered some of the standout answers for you to enjoy, with mishaps from shows including Be More Chill, Spongebob Squarepants, Aladdin, and more. Get ready to laugh with all of these responses [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
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Premium Handmade Features Define Feit’s Metal Unlined Hiker

Limited to an edition of 40, the all-purpose boot excels beyond average footwear Consider how most shoes are made: they’re conceptualized by a team of designers, pushed through a handful of approval processes, and then assembled offsite—by machines or an entire factory of workers. CH favorite Feit, on the other hand, works through every single boot, brogue, and sneaker one at a time, entrusting one …
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Kelli O'Hara and Richard Thomas Join The Tabernacle Choir for 20th Annual Christmas Concerts

Acclaimed Broadway singer and actress Kelli O'Hara and renowned actor Richard Thomas will be the featured guest artist and narrator at this year's Christmas concert by The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square on December 12, 13 and 14, at 800 p.m. in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. Under the direction of Mack Wilberg, music director of the Choir, and Ryan Murphy, associate music director, these powerhouse talents will ring in the Christmas spirit for a...
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Lapalux feat. Lilia: Limb To Limb

Lapalux (aka Essex-based producer Stuart Howard) previews his forthcoming album, Amnioverse (out 8 November on Brainfeeder), with an ambient, breakbeat-influenced track featuring singer Lilia. Howard’s prowess as a producer, though, lies in fusing influences to form an entirely fresh sound. Throughout the middle section of this track, a crunchy, digital drumbeat juxtaposes Lilia’s airy vocals; later, another layer of industrial, space-like notes chimes in. The …
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Everlast Boxing Gloves

In honor of the late Floyd Patterson, “The Gentleman of Boxing,” Saturdays collaborated with Everlast on all-white leather boxing gloves. They’re elegantly adorned with complex crown motifs and sleek black and gold accents. Whether you dare to wear them for a bout or boxing workout, or stow them away as art pieces, these satisfy both athletic and artistic audiences.
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Zero Gravity Bean Bag

Comfortable bean bag chair designed to cradle the body in relaxed position with your back reclined and legs elevated above the heart. Zero Gravity Bag reduces spinal compression and improves blood flow. Also check out: Bear Bean Bags
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20 Comedy Sketches That Helped Define The Last 20 Years

“The past two decades have been especially defining for the medium. The Internet, social media, politics, social mores, and public discourse on race and gender have altered dramatically; sketch comedy has not only reflected that, but has also helped propel those changes forward.” – Washington Post
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Twyla Tharp’s Message: Keep Moving!

“The figures are still shocking in terms of people who don’t exercise or who are not aware of the reality that diet is actually extremely important,” she said. “If you want to have a future, you’ve got to provide for that now.” – The New York Times
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VIDEO: Watch Auli'i Cravalho Sing 'Part Of Your World' From THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE

WatchAuli'i Cravalho Sing 'Part Of Your World' From THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE in this brand new preview of the live event [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Tony Award Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Releases 'The Right of Way'

Today,Broadway Records 1650 Records LOML Recordsreleased 'The Right of Way' from Tony-nominated singerMary Bridget Davies.This is the first track fromStay With Me The Reimagined Songs of Jerry Ragovoy,to be released in January 2020. Written by the renowned songwriter, this is the first time the track has been recorded and released. 'The Right of Way' showcases Davies' powerful vocals, honed over many years as Janis Joplin inLove JanisandA Night With Janis Joplin. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Taylor Swift Reveals She Auditioned For Eponine In Tom Hooper's LES MISERABLES; Reveals New CATS Song Details

In a new interview with Variety, Taylor Swift has revealed she has previously auditioned for CATS director Tom Hooper for the 2012 film adaptation ofLes Misrables. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Four Different Operas In 48 Hours – A Logistical Marvel

The new schedule of matinees on Saturday and Sunday means that the Met sometimes mounts four different productions in the 48 hours between Friday and Sunday evening — a truly herculean task that the company performs on a scale that is unusual, if not unique, in the world. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, 10.25.19

Karen Kain To Retire From National Ballet Of Canada

The announcement comes nearly 15 years after Kain assumed the creative reins in 2005 and 50 years after joining the company as a dancer in 1969. Kain commissioned and acquired 65 works for the company, and is directing and staging a new “Swan Lake” in June 2020. – Toronto Star
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