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Call for Applications to Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival 2020

Calling all painters! Join us in exploring the beautiful shores of the Bay of Fundy on the Parrsboro Shores where the highest tides in the world are found. Juried applicants get a chance to win over $8000 CAD in cash and product awards! Apply for early bird registration by February 1st. Our call for application closes on February 15th. APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 NOW OPEN EARLY BIRD CLOSES – FEBRUARY 1ST, 2020 CALL CLOSES – FEBRUARY 15TH, 2020 APPLY BY FEBRUARY 1ST TO QUALIFY FOR OUR EARLY ...
Tags: Art, US, Canada, Opportunities, Plein Air, Bay Of Fundy, Cumberland, HST, Parrsboro, Minas Basin, Susan Paterson, Parrsboro Shores, Parrsboro Nova Scotia, Tom Forrestall, Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival, Art Lab Studios


An Interview with HGTV Dream Home Designer Brian Patrick Flynn

The job of an interior designer, according to Brian Patrick Flynn, is to create something that is "50% my taste, and 50% of the clients' tastes," he says. Flynn has been the interior designer for HGTV Dream Home and its citified counterpart, HGTV Urban Oasis, since 2015. We caught up with him at the 2020 Dream Home in Hilton Head, South Carolina, where he gave the assembled media a walkthrough of the house. Flynn is unassuming and candid. In addition to pointing out features he'd come up with--p...
Tags: Design, Honda, Hgtv, Dream Home, Interior/exhibition Design, Flynn, HGTV Dream Home, Patrick Flynn, HGTV Urban Oasis, Brian Patrick Flynn, Hilton Head South Carolina, South Flynn


PHOTOS FROM VACATION

Just returned (Saturday) from another two weeks away to Anna Maria Island.  So here are a few photos to see to warm you up until I get back to my color studies.  Enjoy the birds and the sunshine in these photos.   [Author: RH Carpenter]
Tags: Art, Rh Carpenter, Anna Maria


East Africa's Two-Wheeled Taxis Get a Visual Makeover

In east Africa, cars are hard to come by and mass transit is non-existent. However, motorcycles can be purchased--even on credit--so a number of entrepreneurs in the region have invested in a bike, and offer taxi service with it to generate income. Image credit: Simisa Locally referred to as boda bodas, these motorbike taxis are ubiquitous; CityLab estimates that "there may be as many as 300,000 boda bodas in Uganda alone." To attract fares, boda boda drivers need to stand out in a crush of traf...
Tags: Design, Africa, Uganda, Amsterdam, Kenya, Object Culture, East Africa, Nairobi, Bobbin, Boda Boda, Jan Hoek, Devil RiderMad Max RiderMachete RiderJan


Design Job: Tee Up a New Career as an Industrial Designer at PING in Phoenix, AZ

PING, Inc., maker of PING golf equipment, is looking for an exceptionally talented, highly motivated Industrial Designer to join the team. In this position you will be an integral part of the product development team that creates the best performing golf clubs in the industry through participation in concept generation, CAD modeling, product research and design implementation. The role is a very exciting, rewarding career choice that provides the opportunity to grow in a dynamic, fast paced, tea...
Tags: Design, Jobs, Phoenix AZ, PING Inc


BWW Review: David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood Lead Excellent Cast of Kenny Leon's Revival of Charles Fuller's A SOLDIER'S PLAY

When a soldier in the United States Army, just before the final surge of World War II, is found shot to death in the Louisiana town where he's stationed, the immediate assumption is that one or more of the locals committed the murder. [Author: Michael Dale]
Tags: Theatre, Louisiana, United States Army, Michael Dale, Kenny Leon, Charles Fuller, David Alan Grier Blair Underwood


Call for Entries - 5th Derwent Art Prize 2020

This is an overview of the Derwent Art Prize and how to enter this international art competition which focuses on those who create artworks created in pencil or coloured pencils, pastel, graphite... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Aurora Arquitectos Renovate a Historic Lisbon Apartment with Minimalist Aplomb

Located in Lisbon’s Largo do Carmo, a tree-lined, historical square whose picturesque charm belies the city’s tumultuous past, this recently renovated apartment occupies the entire floor of an 18th century Pombaline building whose stately grandeur has been revamped with contemporary sophistication and minimalist flair by Aurora Arquitectos.
Tags: Art, Lisbon, Pombaline, Aurora Arquitectos Renovate


Review Roundup: A SOLDIER'S PLAY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying

A Soldier's Play opens tonight on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, American Airlines Theatre, Review Roundups


Video: Rob McClure Shares a First Peek at MRS. DOUBTFIRE

Everyone's favorite nanny is on her way to Broadway in Mrs. Doubtfire [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Rob McClure, BWW News Desk, Mrs Doubtfire


Can Hip Hop Dance Show Hold A Whole Evening Off-Broadway?

“There’s a massive hole,” producer Lyndsay Magid Aviner said of the lack of urban dance on New York stages. Coming from the circus world, the Aviners said they believe there’s a broad audience for physical storytelling. Justin Peck’s popular 2017 work “The Times Are Racing” for New York City Ballet, danced in sneakers, convinced them that audiences would embrace the kind of work the Madrids are doing. Taking a cue from movement-based hits like “Blue Man Group,” “Stomp” and “Fuerza Bruta,...
Tags: Art, New York, Dance, Broadway, The Times, San Diego, New York City Ballet, Justin Peck, Blue Man Group, 01.21.20, Lyndsay Magid Aviner, Aviners


VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Talks Unforgettable GRAMMY Moment with Bono

Sara Bareilles tells the story of Bono throwing his sunglasses to her at the GRAMMYS, but his toss was too hard and they went over her head to the people behind her. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Bono, Theatre, Grammys, Sara Bareilles, Stage Tube


Study Shows Women Making Small Parity Gains In Grammys

The third edition of the study, spearheaded by USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative founder Stacy L. Smith, was announced Tuesday, revealing that for 2020, the percentage of female nominees in five of the highest-profile Grammy categories has hit an eight-year high, accounting for nearly 21% of all nominations in those fields. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, Los Angeles, Stacy L Smith, USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, 01.21.20


Netflix Greenlights Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein Movie With All-Star Producers

Netflix has acquired all rights to the untitled Leonard Bernstein film that Bradley Cooper will direct, star in and produce from the script he co-wrote with Oscar-winning Spotlight scribe Josh Singer. The project exits Paramount, which set the film as a priority project in May 2018. – Deadline
Tags: Art, Media, Netflix, Bradley Cooper, Josh, Leonard Bernstein, 01.21.20, Netflix Greenlights Bradley Cooper


How Margaret Mead’s Reputation Eroded

Within anthropology, Mead is still revered, but mostly as a way to understand the discipline’s origins. In the popular mind, Mead’s name has all but vanished, her reputation whittled down to an apocryphal quote found on coffee mugs and dorm-room posters: ‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.’ What’s more, Mead has become a target of vitriolic dislike for a particular kind of cultural conservatism. –...
Tags: Art, Ideas, Margaret Mead, Mead, 01.21.20


The Very Controversial Start Of Asian-American Literature Studies

Students of Asian American literature have often been far more familiar with what is wrong with Aiiieeeee! than with Aiiieeeee! itself. From the earliest days of its publication, many Asian Americans did not hear themselves in the scream of Aiiieeeee!, did not see themselves in the “our” of its “fifty years of our whole voice.” They chafed against what they saw as the editorial limiting of “authentic” Asian Americanness to “Filipino, Chinese, and Japanese Americans, American born and raise...
Tags: Art, Paris, Words, Aiiieeeee, 01.15.20


Hanging Desk

Space-saving, wall-mountable, folding desk created for small homes and people who do not need a desk every day. RADIUS Work Station – designed by Michael Hilgers to be neatly folded away when not in use. Also check out: Daydreamer Desk and Hidden Desk
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BWW Readers Name The Top Jukebox Musical!

We asked, and you answered As BroadwayWorld previously reported, reliable sources have reported that the Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is heading to Broadway. To celebrate,we asked BroadwayWorld readers to determine the best jukebox musical with the help of our bracket Now we've gathered some of the most popular answers for your to enjoy, from classics like Jersey Boys and Mamma Mia to newer additions like Head Over Heelsand Jagged Little Pill. [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Mamma Mia, BroadwayWorld, Jersey Boys, Linnae Medeiros


Ellen von Unwerth’s “Devotion! 30 Years of Photographing Women” Retrospective at Fotografiska New York

Seven galleries worth of thoughtful, provocative pop culture imagery from the acclaimed photographer The creative forces behind Fotografiska (co-founders and brothers Jan and Per Broman) continue to open international locations that share a mission with their Stockholm flagship. More than photography museums, these social art spaces focus on curatorial topics that push boundaries and address the humanity behind the artistry and craft. Few exhibits could …
Tags: Art, Photography, Design, Culture, Museums, Photographers, Exhibitions, Galleries, Stockholm, Flatiron, Ellen Von Unwerth, Fotografiska, Fotografiska New York, NYC Galleries, Photo Exhibits, Per Broman


Get Broadway Tickets for Under $50 with TodayTix

The following sentence is our favorite of all of the sentences you can get Broadway tickets for under 50. And today is our fave day of the year so far because we have Broadway tickets for under 50 to 15 shows. [Author: Contests - Broadway]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Contests - Broadway


Seth Rudetsky Announces New Cruises on his Big Fat Broadway Vacations Line, Joining Judy Perl Worldwide Travel

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky, dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway' by Audra McDonald, has teamed up with cruise travel expert Judy Perl to create Seth's Big Fat Broadway Vacations, a new line of Broadway-themed cruises. The vacations include itineraries on luxury cruise lines including Regent Seven Seas, Cunard and Celebrity. The partnership's first 2020 offering will be in February to the Caribbean on Celebrity.The new partnership brings together a Broadway insider with a VIP travel expert. [...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Caribbean, Seth, Audra McDonald, Seth Rudetsky, BWW News Desk, Judy Perl, Big Fat Broadway Vacations, Regent Seven Seas Cunard


INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/21

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 1192020. [Author: BWW Special]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, Weekly Grosses Analysis, BWW Special


Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/19/20

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1192020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk


THE KING'S SPEECH To Make D.C. Debut At National Theatre

David Seidler's original play THE KING'S SPEECH will make its D.C. debut at the National Theatre from February 11-16, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, David Seidler


Design Shows Take On the Future. And It’s Not Pretty.

Museum curators and mindful millennials seek visions of a “clean,” sustainable future. In Philadelphia, designers offer ideas to provoke.
Tags: Art, Design, News, Museums, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Designs for Different Futures (Exhibit


BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight asSergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Lifein 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Bess, Grier, David Alan Grier, BroadwayWorld TV


One of a Kind Machine-Made Ceramics

Israeli designer Ofri Lifshitz’s “Industrial One Of” addresses our fear of automation overtaking craft. Lifshitz created a machine-run reproduction of a ceramic jigger that can produce impressive plates and bowls—complete with unique inclusions and a maker’s signature. The deviation is made using a string she programmed to stroke at a particular moment in the process, but each remains slightly different due to the jigger’s sporadic …
Tags: Design, Tech, Robots, Craft, Robotics, Ceramics, Machines, Linkaboutit, Plates, Bowls, Lifshitz, Ceramicists, Industrial One Of, Ofri Lifshitz


The Hable One is a Braille-to-text mobile keyboard that lets the visually impaired type out messages

Winners of the Philips Innovation Award, the Hable One is a tactile keyboard that lets the visually impaired send out texts by using Braille as an input. The wireless keyboard connects to the smartphone, using a series of 8 specialized keys that let the user type in Braille, while the keyboard itself translates the Braille input into an alphanumeric output that’s then sent to the phone.The Hable One was designed to enable a faster, safer, more intuitive, and private texting experience. Designe...
Tags: Design, Bluetooth keyboard, Cellphones, Philips, Visually Impaired, Product Design, Inclusive/Special Needs, Braille Keyboard, Hable Accessibility, Hable One


The Fatal Flaws Of Roger Scruton

It was, for Scruton, impossible to conceive of society without prejudices and exclusions, discrimination and inequality. That’s why his views, despite mellowing over the years, never substantially altered. Scruton the philosopher required Scruton the polemicist. – The Observer
Tags: Art, Ideas, Roger Scruton, Scruton, 01.19.20


Kathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie and More To Star in Keen Company Benefit Reading of ARSENIC & OLD LACE

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the leads for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Silverstein, BWW News Desk, Joseph Kesselring, Jonathan Silverstein, Kathleen Chalfant Michael Urie



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