La surprise sous cloche : Collection Morphose par Constance Guisset pour Ibride

2 ans après les tasses morphose, la designer française Constance Guisset voit les choses en grand tout en reprenant ses traits si caractéristiques sous forme de cloches. Toujours éditées par la maison Ibride, ces cloches de céramique repoussent une nouvelle fois les liens, forme et fonction, l’habitude et la surprise, où comment tenter de faire entrer un nouvel objet dans nos intérieurs. Constance réinterpréte la cloche de service, en un objet mystérieux, grandiose et fantastique. Telles des...
Tags: Books, Video, Design, France, Designer, Concept, Plateau, Deco, Telles, Constance Guisset, Vaisselle, Ibride

YouTube TV Loses Disney, ESPN, ABC Content Over Dispute

It’s about money, of course, but subscribers – especially sports fans – may not care about the reasons. “The outage came during an ESPN broadcast of a Lakers-Minnesota Timberwolves game, upsetting some basketball fans.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, Espn, YouTube TV, Lakers Minnesota Timberwolves

The Wildest Parties Of Art History

As our holiday parties go on yet another COVID-19 hiatus, might as well look at parties painted by the greats. – The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, Visual

If You Need A Warped, Tortured, Or Villainous Movie Character, Call Britain

They have the actors to suit any Hollywood twistedness or despair. And, let’s face it, “There is clearly a very strong appetite for bleak nuance in current American entertainment.” – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Uncategorized, Britain

The Oneida Nation Puts Up A Glowing Art Show

But it’s not for winter warmth – the giant purple and green tipis are meant to draw attention to the disproportionate affects of the pandemic waves on Native peoples. – WBUR
Tags: Art, Visual

Why People Who Aren’t Rich Can’t Stop Watching Real Housewives And Succession

Basically? Schadenfreude. (And there’s a lot more sociological analysis in this article – yes, in USA Today.) – USA Today
Tags: Art, Media, Audience

Buildings Become ‘Sky Gardens’ With Designers Who Bring Humans And Nature Back Together

OK, sure, we may not want too much forest or savannah in our skyscrapers, but some is good for humans. – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Ideas

Saturday Night Live’s Last Show Of The Year Represented Just How Bleak Things Feel

Especially in New York, where last-minute omicron-variant cancellations led to a very strange night. “The rigid format—with every sketch introduced by one of the performers reading a hastily written lead-in—yielded a disconcerting, even apocalyptic, atmosphere.” – The Atlantic
Tags: Art, New York, Issues

Eve Babitz’s Words Had A Powerful, Frank Effect On Los Angeles

Her books – like Eve’s Hollywood and Sex and Rage – brought new views of the city to those outside, and her frank, fresh voice became a hit with younger generations in the 2010s after a Vanity Fair profile of the elusive author, who has died at 78. – Variety
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, People, Vanity Fair, Eve Babitz

The Joys Of The Baghdad Book Fair

“Patrons savor the chance to browse aisles of paperbacks and hardcovers stacked on tables in pavilions from different countries. … To revel in what to many Iraqis is the true, enduring character of Baghdad.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Words, Baghdad

Building A Tutu That Can Stand Up To ‘Nutcracker’ Demands Takes A Long Time

Ask a wardrobe supervisor: “To build a singular tutu it’s 80-100 hours. … There’s 15 yards of tulle, and 10-14 layers, depending on the tutu.” Now imagine the number of tutus on stage for Nutcracker. – Cincinnati Enquirer
Tags: Art, Dance

The Dramatic Trust Fall Of Going To Theatre In 2021

“We have to trust that most people no longer venture out while sick, that they are not manufacturing fake proof of vaccination, that they are careful and considerate with their health in the course of their daily lives.” It’s a tall ask. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Los Angeles

Richard Rogers, Who Turned Architecture Inside Out And Altered The Skylines Of Paris And London

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect who designed the Pompidou (with Renzo Piano), the Millennium Dome, and Lloyd’s of London, has died at 88. He had “an enthusiasm for the efficiencies of technology [and] modular construction and a commitment to the more humane side of architecture.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, London, People, Paris, Richard Rogers, Lloyd, Pompidou

The Wide-Angle Vision And Broad Legacy Of bell hooks

Kimberlé Crenshaw explains how hooks’s books and other writing worked: “Sometimes people say things, or write things, that so capture your experience that you forget never not knowing it or thinking it.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Kimberle Crenshaw

Inside The First Manhattan Bookstore Owned By An Asian American Woman

Owner Lucy Yu made the decision “to embark on this journey—now, in the midst of a pandemic, on the heels of so much anti-Asian hatred” because what else has kept people going during the pandemic but stories – and community? – LitHub
Tags: Art, Words, First Manhattan Bookstore, Lucy Yu

Los Angeles’s Iconic Cinerama Dome To Reopen Under New Ownership

“The Cinerama Dome first opened in 1963. The venue survived a demolition scare in 1998, when a proposal by Pacific Theatres would have stripped the dome and replaced it with restaurants and a movie multiplex” – and now, too, the pandemic. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, Los Angeles, Pacific Theatres

How A Sculpture Became A God Again

You can thank the FBI – and also the people of Nepal, who restored the temple and convinced others that the deity had not left the broken sculpture. – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Fbi, Nepal, Visual

Chris Noth Accused By Third Woman Of Sexual Assault

A now-30-year-old tech executive has texts and other evidence from the alleged assault in 2010, by the then-35-year-old The Sex and the City star. (The actor was dropped by his talent agency on Friday.) – The Daily Beast
Tags: Art, Issues, Chris Noth

Why Is Such A Great Actor Such A Not-Great Director?

“As a movie star, George Clooney is a happy warrior, always ready with a thoughtful quote or charming anecdote, and he’s the rare celebrity whose political acumen matches his outspokenness.” But his directorial career is “bereft of personality and devoid of substance.” – Slate
Tags: Art, Media, George Clooney

The Rockettes Are Canceled For The Season

The COVID-caused cancellation comes at an terrible time for the performers and staff. Many other shows are canceling for the weekend or week as well. In November, the NYT published an article about the workers’ worries about Radio City’s COVID-19 protocol. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Nyt, Audience, Rockettes, COVID

Bridgerton Plus TikTok Stars Equals A Grammy Nomination

There is no Bridgerton musical, and yet … the pandemic lack of Broadway “left room for voters to be more adventurous, opening the door to a nomination for concept albums including The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical by Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear that went viral thanks to TikTok.” – Variety
Tags: Art, Music, Broadway, Emily Bear, Abigail Barlow, TikTok Stars Equals A Grammy Nomination

Theatrefolk Featured Play – The Gorgon Sisters by Laramie Dean

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. The Gorgon Sisters by Laramie Dean is a fabulous take on some Ancient Greek characters – complete with lots of casting flexibility and suggested cuts for one-act competitions. The story is everything to Stheno, the oldest gorgon sister. And this story is a big one, a hero’s quest. And not […]
Tags: Theatre, Production, Acting, Distance Learning, Dramedy, School Plays, Stheno, High School Plays, Theatrefolk plays, Classical Adaptation, Laramie Dean, Middle School Plays, The Gorgon Sisters

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