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The “West Side Story” Story — Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #114 Did it make sense for Steven Spielberg to remake one of our nation’s most beloved musicals (with music by Bernstein and Sondheim!), attempting to fix the parts that did not age well politically? Is the new version a modern classic or a doomed Frankenstein? Your host Mark Linsenmayer is joined by Broadway scholar, theater critic, and actor Ron Fassler; Remakes, Reboots, and Revivals co-ho...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Podcasts, Film, College, Theatre, Broadway, Steven Spielberg, Bernstein, Sondheim, Frankenstein, Leonard Bernstein, Tony Kushner, Ron Fassler, Jon Burlingame, Ed Morales

From the Beano to Katherine Ryan: 31 ways to beat the January blues

Each week, our critics choose the best music, film, theatre, art and games – so who better to ask to help us through a whole month? FilmSummer of Soul Disney+; Celia Amazon Prime Video; Attack the Block Netflix; A New Leaf VariousTo help nurse a hangover or just will in a brighter 2022, what better time for a quadruple bill of streamable classics? Some are under-seen, others pure pick-me-ups. Kickstart the morning with 2021’s best film, Summer of Soul; in the afternoon, try the goosebumpy politi...
Tags: Art, Books, Games, Podcasts, Film, Theatre, Netflix, Culture, Art and design, Television & radio, Stage, Katherine Ryan, Elaine May, Celia, Beano, FilmSummer of Soul Disney

On my radar: Adjoa Andoh’s cultural highlights

The actor on her hopes for Brixton’s new theatre, an offbeat western and the sophistication of African artAdjoa Andoh was born in Bristol in 1963 and grew up in Wickwar, Gloucestershire. A veteran stage actor, she starred in His Dark Materials at the National Theatre and in the title role of an all-women of colour production of Richard II at the Globe in 2019. On TV, Andoh plays Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, which returns next year, and she will appear in season two of The Witcher on Netflix from ...
Tags: Books, Photography, London, Podcasts, Fiction, Theatre, Society, Psychiatry, Netflix, Culture, Art and design, Television & radio, Stage, Bristol, Globe, Brixton

Your Weekend Justice #293: A Wikipedia Article Waiting to Happen

You, during the apocalypse, you can make your own rope! – Rox of Spazhouse This episode was recorded May 24, 2021. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. And since nobody involved is innocent, no names were changed. Agenda: Jon vs. his own teethJab update!Experimentation at PublixVaccine nostalgiaRox has a visitorMadman spawnsRumnesiaYour friendly neighborhood Planet of the Apes artistHow bad government facilitates travel (we do not necessarily endorse this)Making Disne...
Tags: Art, Star Wars, Games, Christopher Nolan, Television, Podcasts, Wikipedia, Alcohol, Weekend Justice, Marvel, Spider-Man, Disney, America, Atlanta, History, Netflix

Renegade Storytellers: How to Prepare for the Future

Podcasts have given a voice to many interesting hosts as of late.  As they grow in popularity, so does the opportunity to utilize them as an additional tool in your arsenal.  An unlikely pair of storytellers recently teamed up to build a podcast together called Renegades: Born in the USA. Musician Bruce Springsteen and POTUS Barack Obama chat about all things life, love and liberty. Embrace Relatability Toward the end of the first episode, Barack outlined his narrative on the presidential camp...
Tags: Usa, Bruce Springsteen, Design, Podcasts, Obama, Inspiration, America, Barack Obama, United States, Storytelling, Presentation, Barack, Speaking, Presentation Design, Storyteller, Storytellers

Don’t Miss: An update of in-person and virtual events

From ballet, to art exhibitions to podcasts, there’s plenty on offer in the cultural world to capture your attention this weekend The post Don’t Miss: An update of in-person and virtual events appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Music, Podcasts, Ballet, Friday, Zeitz MOCAA, Senzeni Marasela, Bongani Kona, Archive of Forgetfulness, Cape Town City Ballet, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO, Conversations with Neighbours, Gallery Fanon, Huda Tayob, Jaffer Modern Art Gallery, Keneilwe Mokoena

Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #53 Explores the Hamilton Phenomenon Your hosts Erica Spyres, Mark Linsenmayer, and Brian Hirt are joined by Broadway actor Sam Simahk (Carousel, The King and I, My Fair Lady) to discuss this unique convergence of musical theater, rap, and historical drama. Does Hamilton deserve its accolades? We cover the re-emergence of stage music as pop music, live vs. filmed vs. film-adapted musicals, creators starring in their shows, r...
Tags: Google, Music, Podcasts, College, Theatre, Broadway, Sam, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Facebook Twitter, Musical Theater, Eric Eisenberg, Aja Romano, Pretty Much Pop, Brian Hirt, Hamilton Phenomenon

Does Every Picture Tell a Story? A Conversation with Artist Joseph Watson for Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #51 Storytelling is an essential part of Las Vegas artist Joseph Watson's painting methodology, whether he's creating city scenes or public sculpture or children's illustrations. So how does the narrative an author may have in mind affect the viewer, and is this different for different types of art? Joseph is perhaps best known as the illustrator of the Go, Go, GRETA! book series and does onl...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Podcasts, College, Pablo Picasso, Brian, Las Vegas, Quentin Blake, Narnia, Joseph, Facebook Twitter, Greta, Erica, Shepard, Andrey

Can Reality TV Save the Fine Arts? Body Painter Robin Slonina (Skin Wars) on Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #47 Fine art and reality TV are typically rated our highest and lowest forms of entertainment, yet creative competition shows combine the two. Robin Slonina graduated from Chicago's Art Institute and lived in the gallery world doing sculptures, paintings and installations for several years before discovering body painting and opening Skin City Body Painting in Las Vegas, perhaps the foremost i...
Tags: Google, Art, Television, Podcasts, College, Chicago, Brian, Las Vegas, Robin, Art Institute, Facebook Twitter, Rupaul, Shannon Lee, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Erica, Robin Slonina

10 Binge-Worthy Art Podcasts in the Age of Coronavirus

Plugging into the art-world conversation while museums and galleries are closed.
Tags: Art, News, Podcasts, Sky, Jason, Pack, Robert, Browning, Helen, Burns, Daniel, Ben, Luke, Tamar, Russell, Ramirez

Radical Women: Stream the Getty’s Podcast That Features Six Major 20th-Century Artists, All Female

Only recently has “actor” become an acceptable gender-neutral term for performers of stage and screen. Prior to that, we had “actor” and “actress,” and while there may have been some problematic assumptions concerning the type of woman who might be drawn to the profession, there was arguably linguistic parity between the two words. Not so for artists. In the not-so-distant past, female artists invariably found themselves referred to as “female artists.” Not great, when male artists were referr...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, Podcasts, College, Life, History, Yoko Ono, Museums, New York Times, Getty, Annie, Whitney, Public Domain, Facebook Twitter, East Harlem

Actor Margaret Colin (VEEP, Independence Day) Joins Pretty Much Pop #28 to Take On the Trope of the Alpha Female What's the deal with images of powerful women in media? The trope of the tough-as-nails boss-lady who may or may not have a heart of gold has evolved a lot over the years, but it's difficult to portray such a character unobjectionably, probably due to those all-too-familiar double standards about wanting women in authority (or, say, running for office) to be assertive but not astringent. Margare...
Tags: Google, Television, Podcasts, Film, College, Wikipedia, Theatre, Broadway, Brian, Jackie, Alpha Female, Facebook Twitter, Erica, Margaret, Margaret Colin, Robert Simonson

Is the Leonardo da Vinci Painting “Salvator Mundi” (Which Sold for $450 Million in 2017) Actually Authentic?: Michael Lewis Explores the Question in His New Podcast

Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Big Short) has a new podcast, Against the Rules, that "takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness—in financial markets, newsrooms, basketball games, courts of law, and much more. And he asks what’s happening to a world where everyone loves to hate the referee." That is, what happens when we, as a society, lose confidence in the arbiters of truth and fairness? In Episode 5, Lewis focuses on “Salvator Mundi,” a...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Podcasts, College, Michael Lewis, Jesus Christ, Trump, Lewis, Facebook Twitter, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi

John Cameron Mitchell’s Podcast Musical

With Anthem: Homunculus, director John Cameron Mitchell and co-writer Bryan Weller have crafted a six-hour, 10-episode, 31-song original musical podcast. Mitchell, who reinvented the rock opera with 2001’s groundbreaking stage play-turned-film Hedwig and the Angry Inch, tapped immense talent for the production—including Glenn Close, Marion Cotillard and Laurie Anderson. Read more about Anthem: Homunculus, (which debuts on the podcast platform Luminary today) at the New …
Tags: Music, Design, Musicals, Podcasts, Rock, Culture, John Cameron Mitchell, Marion Cotillard, Mitchell, Glenn, Rock Music, Bryan Weller, Laurie Anderson Read

8 sustainability podcasts to listen to this Earth Day

Give your daily commute a boost by subscribing to an eco-friendly podcast. Not only do these podcasts make your drive pass by a little faster, but they will also keep you informed on the latest trends in sustainability — just in time for Earth Day. Here is a quick list of the best sustainability podcasts for your morning drive. Sustainable Jungle This podcast tackles current and future problems in the environmental realm. The hosts of the podcast, Lyall and Joy, tour the planet to discuss bi...
Tags: Design, Podcasts, Climate Change, Earth, Features, Conservation, Electricity, Ecosystem, Eco-friendly, Tiny Home, Plastic Waste, Josh, Ryan, Addison, Prairie, Lyall

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Eavesdropping flowers, enormous digital photography, AI for medicine and more AI Diagnoses Genetic Disorders Using Facial Photos While doctors can identify genetic disorders with an accuracy between 70% and 75%, DeepGestalt—an AI project by FDNA—can do so with accuracy of 90% and over. By analyzing the face piece-by-piece, the system finds a corresponding disorder for that crop, moves on to the next and then pools the …
Tags: Science, Design, Podcasts, Medicine, China, Nature, Shanghai, Plants, Ai, Linkaboutit, Link About It, Megapixels, Genetic Disorders, Bigpixel

Ezra Klein Interviews Anil Dash on Tech and Ethics

On his podcast for Vox this week, Ezra Klein (journalist, political commentator and editor-at-large) discusses tech with CEO of Glitch, Anil Dash. From the ways algorithms veil our real-life choices to the concept of “neutral” products, the two talk about the issues surrounding tech and how important it is that we create and “maintain our ethical standards as new technologies expand into uncharted territories.” One of …
Tags: Design, Podcasts, Interviews, Tech, Ethics, Vox, Ezra Klein, Newsletters, The Castt

Why You Should Learn This Design Principle 

Thanks to the cult of Apple and other companies with slick products or presentation, it’s become stylish to talk about applying “design principles” to other disciplines. But according to designer Rie Nørregaard, the key design lesson we should all learn is one that many designers are still learning themselves:…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Design, Podcasts, Designers, Accessibility, Engineering, Lifehacks, Rie Nørregaard

The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture

A musical Twelfth Night, Michelle Obama’s memoirs and the last ever gig by Ennio Morricone: our critics preview the new season• Jay Rayner on the best of autumn food• Morwenna Ferrier on five key seasonal fashion trends• Andrew Rawnsley on what to expect from politics Bodyguard (BBC One, 9pm) has autumn’s new TV off to a roaring start. Jed Mercurio’s new series about an autocratic home secretary (Keeley Hawes) and the man charged with protecting her (Richard Madden), is a twisty political thrill...
Tags: Food, Art, Books, Fashion, Music, Politics, Comedy, Science, Technology, Television, Podcasts, Film, Theatre, Sport, Culture, Architecture

10 Best Podcasts for Designers, Creatives & Freelancers

This article was contributed by Kayleigh Alexandra. — Podcasts are a great way to develop yourself, your skillset, and your career. Simply download, plug in your earphones, and you can tap into a huge network of knowledgeable experts and individuals from around the world. Being a freelancer can be a lonely career path, and you can easily feel overwhelmed with the pressure. But don’t suffer in silence. The podcasts below can help guide you on the freelancer path by learning from those who have be...
Tags: Freelancing, Design, Podcasts, Isaac Newton, Stephen, Chris, Seth Godin, PAUL, McDonald, Ian, Jim, Bryce, Jason Zook, Jacob, Debbie Millman, Seth

Interview with the first artist in the US to be convicted of artistic obscenity

Brian H writes, "Cartoonist Mike Diana is the first artist in the US to receive a criminal conviction for artistic obscenity. Here he recounts (MP3) the trial that barred him from drawing for three years and has made it impossible for him to return to Florida nearly 25 years later." (more…)
Tags: Art, Post, Florida, News, Podcasts, Audio, US, Illustration, 1a, Brian H, Free Expression, Mike Diana

Phaidon's "On Eating Insects" Guide + Matching Snacky Tunes' Playlist: A holistic approach to critter-nibbling with recipes from the Nordic Food Lab

Centuries of civilizations have relied on insects for sustenance or flavor. And yet, the gourmet-driven resurgence of critter consumption is a relatively new Western phenomenon. Phaidon's recently published "On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Books, Design, Podcasts, Insects, Food-drink, Cookbooks, Nordic Food Lab, Phaidon, Nordicfoodlab, Eatinginsects, Snackytunes, Joshuaevans, Robertoflore, Michaelbomfrost

Recording of User-Centered Design Principles for Organizing Documentation

I recently presented to the STC Twin Cities chapter on User-centered Design Principles for Organizing Documentation. When organizing your documentation, such as arranging navigation titles, workflows, or other wayfinding features, you can apply universal design principles to make your content more user centered. Some of these principles include Modularity, Hierarchy, Five hat racks, and Progressive disclosure. These design principles, based on solid user research from design gurus, will help use...
Tags: Design, Podcasts, Seo, Usability, Findability, STC, Documentation, Stitcher, Modularity Hierarchy Five

The Top 10 Podcasts for Presenters

As a presenter, you are likely always on the search for innovative ideas, interesting perspectives, and fresh material. Some resort to books, while others swear by Google. However, podcasts are quickly becoming a prominent source of information for individuals. Surveys show that 1/3 of people in the U.S. have indulged in at least one podcast episode. Luckily, presenters have a multitude of audio resources at their disposal. Listed below are 10 phenomenal podcasts for presenters: 1. The Present...
Tags: Apple, Google, Podcast, Design, Podcasts, Sierra, Presentations, Episode, Speaking, Lens, Mac Power Users, Presentation Hacks, Presentation Design, Episodes, Scott Schwertly

An Incisive New Podcast From Two Legends of Design

Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand are the hosts of "The Design of Business/The Business of Design," a new podcast based on their course at Yale. The post An Incisive New Podcast From Two Legends of Design appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Design, Podcasts, Yale, Design Thinking, Michael Bierut, Jessica Helfand

Follow These Three Tips for Designing the Perfect Podcast Icon

What are the elements of a perfect podcast icon? We asked three designers-turned-broadcasters to share their secrets. The post Follow These Three Tips for Designing the Perfect Podcast Icon appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Icons, Design, Podcasts

Rainmaker Rewind: The Story of StudioPress Founder Brian Gardner

We’ve got a special treat for you on Rainmaker Rewind this week: the premiere of StudioPress FM, hosted by StudioPress founder Brian Gardner and Vice President of StudioPress Lauren Mancke. Each week, they’ll help creative entrepreneurs build and grow powerful digital businesses. In this episode, they dive into the story behind StudioPress and the world of premium WordPress themes. And, as always, be sure to check out the other great episodes that recently aired on Rainmaker FM. StudioPres...
Tags: Design, Featured, Podcasts, Blogging, Wordpress Themes, Rainmaker Fm, Sonia Simone, Chris Ducker, StudioPress, Brian Gardner, Viveka Von Rosen, Stephanie Danler, Rainmaker Rewind, Pamela Wilson

Ric Fedyna, Wildlife Artist

The post Ric Fedyna, Wildlife Artist appeared first on Guided Hunting Trips -
Tags: Art, Family, Podcasts, Canada, Hunting, Moose, DIY Hunting, Tips & How To, Wildlife Art

Your Weekend Justice #229: A Do-Si-Do in Hell

(Widge's Note: Sorry for the delay on this one, I'm in deadline hell and having to work on this when the files I'm editing are busy saving and whatnot. So consider this our Christmas and New Year's special. The Outtakes episode will follow and we will resume in a bit.) It's Weekend Justice: the Internet's #1 audio trainwreck, the podcast that is like a fruitcake in that it's not pleasant if you ingest it and it lasts for years. Agenda: Chopper-related art Happy Klingon Hannukah Hol...
Tags: Google, Food, Art, Television, Podcasts, Colorado, Alcohol, Weekend Justice, Agents Of Shield, Superman, Brit, Christmas, Disney, Rock Lobster!, Gotham, Radio

Your Weekend Justice #224: Coffee and the Euphemism Motherlode

It's Weekend Justice: the Internet's #1 audio trainwreck, the podcast that dares to completely sully the name of its own damn website. Go figure. Note: Please excuse random and brief noises. Not sure where they came from. Maybe it's all in my head. Download audio file (wjustice101714.mp3) Agenda: Why does Agents of SHIELD hate us? Why Widge isn't podcasting from a nuclear submarine right now... How time shares are indicative of a more peaceful world Immortality is hell on renaissance fai...
Tags: Comics, Games, Television, Movies, Podcasts, Weekend Justice, Agents Of Shield, Alan Moore, Beach Boys, Doctor Who, Fantastic Four, Foo Fighters, Football, Hobbit, Marvel, Michael Bay

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