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Let’s Talk About This ‘Classical’ Architecture Thing, Strongmen, And Fascism

Dear United States, this isn’t new – but it is alarming. “For centuries, autocrats, authoritarians, and dictators have held a fascination with using architecture as a political tool to glorify their regimes, often while also dismissing modern architectural styles as lowbrow, cold, or weak. The current crop of far-right world leaders with authoritarian impulses is no different—and that now appears to include President Donald Trump.” – Slate
Tags: Art, United States, Issues, 02.14.20


BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of MCP's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT!

On Monday night, Manhattan Concert Productions willpresenta 50th Anniversary Celebration of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center.Michael Arden Stage Director and Stephen Oremus Music Director lead this one-night-only performance, featuring a chorus of over 300 singers from across the United States, professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra. [Author: TV - Press Previews]
Tags: Theatre, United States, Joseph, MCP, Stephen Oremus, TV - Press Previews, Manhattan Concert Productions, New York City Chamber Orchestra, David Geffen Hall Lincoln Center Michael Arden


Bizarre Pictures Of The Beatles Cover Session For the Album “Yesterday And Today” In 1966

Yesterday and Today is a studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, their ninth album released on Capitol Records and twelfth American release overall. It was originally issued only in the United States and Canada, in June 1966. h/t: vintag.es Typical of the Beatles’ North American discography until 1967, the album contains songs that Capitol had withheld from its versions of the... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Bizarre, Canada, United States, Cover, Album, Beatles, 1960s, Capitol


BEETLEJUICE Broadway Cast Recording Surpasses 200 Million Streams in the US and 350 Million Streams Globally

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and WARNER RECORDS have announced that Beetlejuice - Original Broadway Cast Recording has surpassed 200 million streams in the United States and 350 million streams globally. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, US, United States, BWW News Desk


Executive Director: DANCECleveland

DANCECleveland, a dance-only presenting organization has opened a search for an Executive Director. DANCECleveland Position Description: Executive Director Position Summary: DANCECleveland, one of the only stand-alone, dance-only presenters in the United States, has opened a leadership search upon the pending retirement of the current Executive/Artistic Director. The current leadership structure has had a single Executive/Artistic Director. The Search Committee has determined that...
Tags: Art, Jobs, United States, Search Committee


Beth Morrison Projects seeks Director of Development

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) is a unique arts organization that is driven to push the cutting-edge of opera-theatre and music-theatre for a contemporary world. BMP is searching for a Director of Development who will be responsible for spearheading and implementing an imaginative, strategic and effective development program for BMP, an unconventional arts organization. OUR WORK: Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) is a unique arts organization that is driven to push the cutting-edge of ...
Tags: Art, Jobs, New York City, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, United States, BMP, Board, Company, New York Los Angeles, Beth Morrison, Fundraising Committee, Board of Directors the Director of Development, Board Staff the Board Development Committee


A History Of Poets Laureate

The poet laureate tradition is long. Poet laureates were first recognized in Italy during the fourteenth century. Ben Jonson became England’s first poet laureate in 1616, although the first “official” poet laureate, John Dryden, received his appointment in 1668. The present title in the United States, however, wasn’t authorized until an act of Congress in 1985 — prior to that they were known as “Consultants in Poetry.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, England, Congress, United States, Italy, Words, Ben Jonson, John Dryden, 02.10.20


The Nikola Badger is faster, more efficient, and arguably better looking than the Cybertruck

Joining the pickup-truck revolution with companies like Ford, Tesla, Rivian, General Motors, and even Hummer (did you catch that Super Bowl commercial?), Nikola Motor Company’s Badger is a Pickup with a, shall I say, conservative-futuristic aesthetic… but here’s where it does push boundaries. It accelerates faster than the single-motor rear-wheel-drive Cybertruck with a 0-60mph acceleration time of 2.9 seconds, has a higher peak horsepower of 960, and even overtakes the Cybertruck with a full-ba...
Tags: Design, Tesla, United States, Pickup Truck, Product Design, Hummer, Beaver, Badger, Nikola, Nikola Motor Company, Electric Pickup Truck, Cybertruck, Nikola Beaver, Nikola Badger, Ford Tesla Rivian General Motors


The Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 High-Res Illustrations of the Natural World Free to Download

You may have heard of "plant blindness," a condition defined about 20 years ago that has started to get more press in recent years. As its name suggests, it refers to an inability to identify or even notice the many plant species around us in our everyday lives. Some have connected it to a potentially more widespread affliction they call "nature deficit disorder," which is also just what it sounds like: a set of impairments brought on by insufficient exposure to the natural world. One might als...
Tags: Google, Art, Europe, London, College, US, Bbc, Nature, United States, Archives, Seoul, Facebook Twitter, Henry David Thoreau, Flora, BHL, Joseph Wolf


President and CEO, Overture Center for the Arts

The President and CEO will provide aspirational leadership, champion a positive culture, and inspire Overture Center’s exemplary programs, services, and operations. Organization Overture Center for the Arts (Overture Center), dedicated on September 18, 2004 in the heart of beautiful downtown Madison, Wisconsin, exists to support and elevate the community’s creative culture, economy, and quality of life through the arts. Entering its 16th year, Overture Center’s commitment to be the r...
Tags: Art, Jobs, America, United States, Broadway, Wisconsin, Usa Today, Madison, Hamilton, Nerdwallet, University of Wisconsin Madison, Boston MA, Governance Committee, Dane County, Yost, Capitol Theater


Roberto Magris And Two Good Czechs

An Italian of Slovenian ancestry who grew up in Trieste, pianist Roberto Magris frequently tours in Europe and the United States. Here, we see and hear him and his colleagues in the Birdland Jazz Club in Neuburg a.d. Donau, Germany. – Doug Ramsey
Tags: Art, Europe, United States, Ajblogs, Birdland Jazz Club, Trieste, Neuburg, Roberto Magris, 02.08.20, Donau Germany


Light pollution, habitat loss and pesticides push fireflies toward extinction

There are more than 2,000 species of fireflies, and scientists are sounding the alarm that some of these species are on the brink of extinction. Research published in BioScience indicates that habitat loss, light pollution and pesticides are threatening these delightful insects. According to Tufts University biology professor Sara Lewis, the study’s lead author, “If people want fireflies around in the future, we need to look at this seriously. Fireflies are incredibly attractive insects, perhaps...
Tags: Design, News, Animals, Environment, Research, Cnn, Fireflies, United States, Firefly, Insects, Extinction, Endangered, Tufts University, Center for Biological Diversity, Sara Lewis, Fireflyers International Network


Sustainable agriculture cleans up rivers in Cuba

New scientific findings reveal that Cuba’s rivers are in better health than the Mississippi River. The research was a joint effort between Cuba and the United States, marking the two countries’ first collaboration in more than 60 years. The work was part of a study on Cuba’s hydrology, focusing on the water quality of the island’s rivers. Despite centuries of cattle and sugarcane farming, research results reveal there hasn’t been much damage to Cuba’s rivers thanks to the country’s other sustain...
Tags: Design, News, Environment, United States, Conservation, Agriculture, Cuba, Rivers, Gulf of Mexico, Sustainable Agriculture, Caribbean, Water Quality, Water Issues, Mississippi River, University Of Vermont, Hernandez


Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer

The Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing the Symphony’s development plans in support of the organization’s strategic vision and growth. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as a key member of the leadership team, the CAO will effectively represent the organization’s development interests to constituencies, both internal and external, and will work in close collaboration wi...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, United States, Jacksonville, Board, Cao, Jacksonville Symphony, Courtney Lewis, Marketing and Communications, First Coast, Steven Libman


Director of Operations / Production Manager

Join a vibrant opera training program and lifelong music learning institute as a key member of the management team. Position: Director of Operations / Production Manager Reporting to: General Director Location: Eureka Springs, Arkansas Opera in the Ozarks is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and detail oriented individual to join the team as a Director of Operations / Production Manager. The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to provide facilities management, speci...
Tags: Art, Jobs, United States, Arkansas, Broadway, Operations, Nwa, Ozarks, Fayetteville, Northwest Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Walton Arts Center, OPERA America, Eureka Springs, Beaver Lake, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge


General Manager – Theatre for a New Audience

THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE (TFANA) in Brooklyn, NY invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next General Manager. The General Manager is a trusted confidant and peer, a top executive who oversees all producing duties within TFANA’s season of plays and humanities activities at TFANA’s permanent home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (PSC), in the Brooklyn Cultural District. OPPORTUNITY Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) seeks a savvy and experienced theatre profes...
Tags: Art, Usa, New York, London, Jobs, New York City, Brooklyn, United States, Broadway, Gm, Manhattan, Houston, Lincoln Center, Shakespeare, Jonathan West, Stratford


The primary tech providers behind the Genovation GXE Corvette, Stafl Systems, need an Industrial Designer!

The Genovation GXE reimagines the Corvette (an American icon) as an all-electric supercar with speeds in excess of 220 mph. They hold world records as the fastest street-legal electric supercar and in the all-electric standing mile. In fact, they keep breaking their own world records (nine times so far). And they partnered up with Stafl Systems to bring a fresh approach to innovation in the automotive sector. Since 2010, Stafl’s team has helped the top firms in the industry push the boundaries...
Tags: Design, Jobs, Linkedin, Css, United States, Epa, Job Board, Product Design, SolidWorks, CES 2018, Stafl Systems, YD Job Board, Industrial Designer, San Francisco CA Click, Genovation GXE Corvette, Stafl


Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has announced BEN PLATT as the recipient of its 2020 Man of the Year Award, and the youngest ever Man of the Year in the 54 years of the award. The Pudding will present this honor to a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winning actor and musician who has made a meaningful impact on Broadway, television, and film. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, United States, Ben Platt, BWW News Desk


The Phoenix Symphony, Chief Development Officer

Reporting to the President & CEO (CEO), the Chief Development Officer (CDO) is a member of the Senior Executive team and will work closely with the Board Chair, Chair of the Development Committee, and Committee members. This position will be responsible for providing the leadership, management, and coordination for all individual, corporate, foundation, government, and event fundraising efforts as well as planned giving and any capital and endowment campaign fundraising. Organization...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Microsoft, Minneapolis, Virginia, America, United States, Arizona, Grand Canyon, Mayo Clinic, WNBA, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Valley, Greater Phoenix, Ludwig van Beethoven


HARRIET Celebrates Black History Month With Free Screenings

In celebration of Black History Month, Focus Features and Regal have partnered to offer free screenings ofHARRIETin 50 theatres around the United States on Tuesday, February 4, and Tuesday, February 11. The film depicts the life of one of history's most courageous African American heroes, Harriet Tubman, bringing her story to the big screen for the very first time. For her work as the titular role of Harriet, Cynthia Erivo has been nominated for two Academy Awards, for Best Actress and Best Orig...
Tags: Theatre, United States, Harriet Tubman, TV News Desk, Black History Month Focus Features, Harriet Cynthia Erivo, Joshuah Brian Campbell


Dean, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Drexel University seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and strategic leader to serve as Dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design (Westphal College). Drexel University seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and strategic leader to serve as Dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design (Westphal College). Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean will lead the College with an eye toward teaching and innovating at the cutting edge of design, media, and th...
Tags: Art, Jobs, America, University, United States, Philadelphia, Drexel, Drexel University, Dean, The College, Isaacson Miller, Dean Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts, Philadelphia Pennsylvania Drexel, Westphal College, Ben Tobin, Joanna Cook


A Fire Tears Through New York’s Museum Of Chinese In America, Destroying 85,000 Irreplaceable Works

In the heart of Chinatown, the collection was central to the history of Chinese Americans – and, because the building is structurally unsound, no one can go in to retrieve the water-soaked items to save at least some of them. “Among the thousands of items in the collection believed to be lost is a document from 1883 about the Chinese Exclusion Act. Other irreplaceable pieces included the carefully written letters of bachelors working in the United States to send money home ‘even though they did...
Tags: Art, New York, United States, Chinatown, Visual, 01.24.20, Museum Of Chinese In America Destroying, Maasbach


Impressionist Figurative Paintings By Fongwei Liu

Fongwei Liu is an impressionist artist who is known for figurative paintings. He received a Bachelor of fine arts degree in 1994 from the Yunnan Fine Art Academy, China. But he did not enter this domain for a long time. He tried several other jobs until he found his passion for art. In 2007, he realized his interest in the art field and decided to continue his art study in the United States. In 2009, Fongwei received his Master’s degree from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. He was n...
Tags: Art, San Francisco, United States, Oil Painting, Academy of Art University, Impressionist Figurative Paintings, Fongwei Liu, Yunnan Fine Art Academy China, Fongwei


When Classical Music Was Central

“However difficult to imagine, across those eventful decades, countless people embraced the idea that what happened in the concert hall and the opera house was inseparable from the destiny of the United States and the well-being of the American people.” – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Music, United States, 01.24.20


There’s A Wave Of Forgeries Coming To The Print Market, Warn Art Experts

“Since the dawn of the internet, the problem of phony art being sold has only grown, experts say, and the primary coin of the forgery realm has long been the fake print, which is relatively easy to create, often difficult to detect and typically priced low enough to attract undiscriminating novice buyers. But now the problem seems to be escalating, according to law enforcement officials in the United States and Europe.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Europe, United States, Visual, 01.24.20


EWG warns forever chemicals are contaminating US drinking water at levels far worse than expected

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ known as PFAS, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, persist in the environment, grossly tainting the drinking water of many United States cities, like Miami, New Orleans and Philadelphia. More specifically, findings by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) reveal that the a 2018 estimate of 110 million U.S. citizens being contaminated with PFAS is far below actual numbers. “It’s nearly impossible to avoid contaminated drinking water from these chemicals,” shared David ...
Tags: Design, US, United States, Philadelphia, 3m, Ewg, Teflon, Reuters Image, David Andrews, Environmental Working Group EWG, Miami New Orleans


Grand Wailea's stained glass windows

The year 1965 proved tumultuous for the people of Indonesia. Massive power shifts were taking place in the country, and Indonesia’s leader, known as Sukarno, found himself the subject of a military coup. Anti-communist sentiment lead to a genocide of around 800,000 people, including some ethincally Chinese people as well as communists. Sukarno landed in house arrest (where he would die in 1970). It’s perhaps no wonder that Yvonne Cheng, an artist who would eventually become known for painting...
Tags: Travel, Art, Indonesia, Hotels, David, Harvard, United States, Hawaii, Italy, Artists, Cambridge, Jakarta, Eastern Europe, Bishop Museum, Maui, All


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 23-30

  “The Birdwatcher” is part of Paolo Ventura’s “An Invented World” art exhibit until March 14 at Galerie XII in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Galerie XII)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events, and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed, in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Circus Vargas – Mr. V’s Big Top Dream: Show runs 7 p.m. Jan. 23; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 12:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Jan. 26; 7 p.m. Jan. 27; 7 p.m. Jan. 30; 7:30 ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


United States Artists Announces Round of Grant Awards for 2020

The latest round of coveted United States Artists Grants have been announced, including Nari Ward and Cameron Rowland. “Artists like Cameron [Rowland] and Martine [Syms] are winning a lot of things at the same time,” organization president Deana Haggag says, “We’re just trying to give a chance to have some sense of spaciousness, and young people, in particular, […]
Tags: Art, News, United States, Art News, Minipost, Nari Ward, Cameron Rowland, Cameron -LSB- Rowland, Martine -LSB- Syms, Deana Haggag


Breaking: Andy Karl, Orfeh, Gavin Lee, Brooks Ashmanskas, and More Join MCP's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

The complete cast has been announced for Manhattan Concert Productions' 50th Anniversary Celebration of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 17, 2020 at 800 pm. They join Michael Arden Stage Director and Stephen Oremus Music Director in leading this one-night-only performance, featuring a chorus of over 300 singers from across the United States, professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra. [Author: BWW News...
Tags: Theatre, United States, Joseph, Michael Arden, MCP, BWW News Desk, Stephen Oremus, Manhattan Concert Productions, David Geffen Hall Lincoln Center, New York City Chamber Orchestra, Andy Karl Orfeh Gavin Lee Brooks Ashmanskas



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