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Friends of Chamber Music KC Seeks Artistic Director

The Friends of Chamber Music, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is searching for a dynamic and experienced Artistic Director to lead one of the country’s preeminent music series. Currently in its 46th season, The Friends of Chamber Music has earned a reputation for excellence, with programs and performers matched to create a season of deliberate artistic vision. The organization’s season has been comprised of about a dozen concerts from October through May in three series: The Intern...
Tags: Art, Europe, Jobs, US, Kansas City Missouri, Chamber Music KC, Friends of Chamber Music


Surprise: Graduate Enrollment At US Universities Increased In 2020

The CGS survey found that graduate applications increased by 7.3 percent and first-time graduate enrollment increased by 1.8 percent in fall 2020 compared to the year before. – InsideHigherEd
Tags: Art, US, Issues, CGS


‘It feels really natural’: hundreds pose nude for Spencer Tunick shoot near Dead Sea

US artist returns to site for third time to highlight plight of Dead Sea, which is receding by about a metre a yearHundreds of models wearing only white body paint have walked across a stark desert expanse near the Dead Sea, part of the latest photography project of American artist Spencer Tunick.The 54-year-old photographer visited the spot in southern Israel as a guest of the tourism ministry to portray for the third time the shrinking Dead Sea via nude subjects. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Israel, US, Art and design, Spencer Tunick, Dead Sea


Wonder Why Your Favorite International Artists Are Canceling US Trips? Ask The Danish String Quartet

It takes months and months to apply for an get cleared for visas to come to the US. Hundreds of international artists have had to cancel gigs in the US. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, US, Issues, US Los Angeles


GMCW seeks Director of Development

About Us The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is an internationally recognized organization that inspires equality, justice, and inclusion through the performing arts. Our organization is comprised of a 300-member flagship chorus, the GenOUT Youth Chorus for LGBTQ+ and allied young people ages 13-18, the chamber ensemble Rock Creek Singers, the a cappella group Potomac Fever, the gospel/inspirational ensemble Seasons of Love, and the dance troupe 17th Street Dance. Since ...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Supreme Court, Washington, US, United States, Washington Dc, Biden, Kennedy Center Honors, Windsor, Matthew Shepard, Clinton Obama, Customer Relationship Management CRM, Lincoln Theatre, Frank Kameny, GMCW


Summer Music Festival, Camp, and School Seeks Development Manager

The Walden School (waldenschool.org) seeks a Development Manager to join the School’s dynamic, fun, and collegial San Francisco-based administrative team. The Development Manager, with the Executive Director and Board’s Development Committee, helps lead the School’s annual fund and overall development effort. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, exceptionally organized, has excellent persuasive written and oral communication skills (including communicating in email/online, letter, teleph...
Tags: Art, School, Board of Directors, Jobs, Instagram, Microsoft, US, San Francisco, New Hampshire, Walden, BART MUNI, Development Committee, Glen Park Village, Walden School, Board 's Development Committee, Executive Director Board


Nathalie Stutzmann Named Music Director Of Atlanta Symphony

Stutzmann, a former contralto from France who’s currently principal guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, will start an initial four-year term at the ASO’s helm next fall. She’ll be the only woman currently serving as music director of a year-round orchestra in the US. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, France, US, Philadelphia Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Nathalie Stutzmann, Stutzmann


Hunter Biden's art gallery arrangement is 'whacko,' according to ethics law expert

Hunter Biden Kris Connor/WireImage A law professor and ethics expert says the nature of Hunter Biden's art sales are "whacko." "It's bizarre that that's the solution that they came upon," Kathleen Clark told Politico. Experts are criticizing the gallery and White House's attempts to insulate the art sales from undue influence. Legal ethics expert Kathleen Clark, a professor at Washington University School of Law, told Politico Magazine that the Hunter Biden's arrang...
Tags: Art, Politics, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Politico, India, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump


A Wave Of Unionizing At US Museums, With Baltimore The Most Recent

“Workers at the Baltimore Museum of Art have announced plans to form a union, making the employees the latest in a nationwide push for better working conditions and higher pay at art museums, a field that suffers from drastic inequities.” – Artnet
Tags: Art, US, Baltimore, Visual, Baltimore Museum of Art


‘I sculpt the air’ – does scent artist Anicka Yi plan to make Tate’s Turbine Hall smell like vaginas?

She has made art out of smells, ants, bacteria, spit and vaginal swabs. So what is the US artist about to unveil for her Turbine Hall commission? Yi, who was once a vagabond in London, takes us on an olfactory odysseyAnicka Yi offers me some beetroot crisps. These, along with carrot crisps, are her breakfast, both free of oil and salt. “I can’t eat greens, dairy, sugar, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, nightshades, spice, alcohol – nothing,” the Korean American conceptual artist explains. “I can onl...
Tags: Art, New York, London, US, Culture, Art and design, Sculpture, Installation, Tate Modern, Turbine Hall, Tate, Yi, Tate Modern 's Turbine Hall, Anicka Yi


My frame is true: new wave posters – in pictures

Andrew Krivine began collecting music industry flyers and posters in 1977 on his annual trip from the US to see family in London. “I’d go on expeditions to Camden Market, Rough Trade, Stiff Records and even brazenly walk into the headquarters of Virgin Records,” he recalls. By the time he’d finished college in the early 80s (spending a year in the UK as well as studying in Chicago), he’d amassed around 5,500 items of memorabilia for punk and new wave LPs, gigs and clubs. The finest of these have...
Tags: Books, Music, UK, Design, London, US, Chicago, Culture, Art and design, Graphic Design, Posters, Virgin Records, Andrew Krivine, Camden Market Rough Trade Stiff Records, Krivine


Tokyo Rose review – fiery musical revolves around radio DJ’s fight for justice

Southwark Playhouse, LondonIva Toguri’s trial for treason, accused of broadcasting Japanese propaganda to American troops, forms the backbone of this productionThis real-life story of Iva Toguri tells of an innocent young woman caught in the tangle of historical and wartime bigotries. Toguri, who came to be known as “Tokyo Rose”, was an American citizen who visited Japan in the 1940s and became a radio DJ. Her return to the US sparked public uproar among those who – wrongly – accused her of broa...
Tags: Japan, Musicals, Theatre, US, San Francisco, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Second world war, Stage, Tokyo, Southwark Playhouse, Iva Toguri, LondonIva Toguri, Toguri, Hannah Benson


Photo Essay: Out at Takes the Cake, the 'drag king and thing' competition that's expanding the possibilities of drag

Week 2 Winner Willy Killigan performs at Takes the Cake. Elyssa Goodman for Insider At Takes the Cake, drag artists who identify anywhere on the gender spectrum are welcome. The event is put on by The Cake Boys collective. See more stories on Insider's business page. "I put the 'toxic' in toxic masculinity!" Muscles Monty is standing on stage at Purgatory, a club in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Bathed in purple and green light, faux spiders appear to be crawling on his jacket, which is...
Tags: Art, Cake, Japan, New York, News, Lgbt, New York City, US, Trends, Chicago, Transgender, Brooklyn, LGBT rights, Gay Rights, Eddie, Richard


Is The Future Of Newspapers 24/7 Online, With Actual Newsprint Only On Sundays?

That’s already the case in Little Rock and Chattanooga, while the Tampa Bay Times prints only Wednesdays and Sundays. Many other papers throughout the US have cut some hard-copy days, especially Saturdays. Yet they all post news online all week long. – Local News Initiative (Northwestern University)
Tags: Art, US, Words, Chattanooga, Little Rock, Tampa Bay Times


Soprano Carmen Balthrop Dead At 73

Part of the third generation of Black opera singers to become international stars, she performed throughout Europe and the US, achieving wide fame in the title role of Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha. Her second career was as a beloved voice teacher at the University of Maryland. – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, Europe, US, People, Scott Joplin, Carmen Balthrop


‘Heartbroken’ Osage Nation leaders decry sale of sacred Missouri cave with ancient artwork

Indigenous leaders had hoped to purchase the land, which is home to 1,000-year-old drawings and was auctioned off for $2.2mA Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to “protect and preserve our most sacred site”.A bidder agreed to pay US$2.2m to private owners for what’s known as “Picture Cave,” along with the 43 hilly acres that surround it near the town of Wa...
Tags: Art, US, World news, US news, Missouri, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Warrenton, St Louis Continue, Osage Nation


‘Heartbroken’ Native American leaders decry sale of sacred Missouri cave with ancient artwork

Osage Nation leaders had hoped to purchase the land, which is home to 1,000-year-old drawings and was auctioned off for $2.2m A Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to “protect and preserve our most sacred site”.A bidder agreed to pay US$2.2m to private owners for what’s known as “Picture Cave,” along with the 43 hilly acres that surround it near the town of...
Tags: Art, US, World news, US news, Missouri, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Warrenton, St Louis Continue, Osage Nation


Disney's remaining movies for 2021 will premiere exclusively in theatres for up to 45 days, following the 'Black Widow' furore

The cast of Disney's "Eternals." Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Disney said on Friday it will release the remainder of its 2021 movies exclusively in theatres. Musical "Encato" will play for 30 days, while another five movies will have a 45-day window. Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney in July for "Black Widow's" dual-release. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney plans to release the remainder of its 2021 movies exclusively in theatr...
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Marvel, Theatre, Disney, US, Trends, Tech, Colombia, Delta, Streaming, Scarlett Johansson, Steven Spielberg, Hamilton, Streaming Media


Designers Are Working To Make US Airports Less Miserable (And Maybe Even Pleasant)

“A clutch of new terminals and recent upgrades to existing concourses from New York City to San Francisco demonstrate ways both small and large — from muting the televisions to installing indoor gardens — that airports are trying to ease psychic turbulence on the ground.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York City, US, San Francisco, Visual


NPR ‘Weekend Edition Sunday’ Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro To Step Down

After working as an international correspondent starting in 2004, she became host of the Sunday morning flagship in 2017. She made the announcement on Twitter, saying, “Like much of the US, I need a break!” – Current
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NPR ‘Weekend Edition Sunday’ Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro To Depart

After working as an international correspondent starting in 2004, she became host of the Sunday morning flagship in 2017. She made the announcement on Twitter, saying, “Like much of the US, I need a break!” – Current
Tags: Art, Media, US, Npr, Lulu Garcia Navarro


Art collection expected to fetch at least $600m to help settle divorce

Macklowe collection includes works by artists including Picasso, Rothko and GiacomettiIt is a collection that has attained almost mythical status in the art world, one that contains spectacular works by Picasso, Rothko, Warhol and a nightmarish Giacometti sculpture of a Pinocchio-like nose in a cage.After a US judge ordered its sale to help settle a billionaire couple’s acrimonious divorce there has been a string of rumours and stories about who would sell the collection and when. Continue readi...
Tags: Art, US, World news, US news, Giacometti, Macklowe, Picasso Rothko, Picasso Rothko Warhol


August linkfest

The rise of rifle logos in American branding: “[T]he terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 … put the US on a war footing for the next two decades and boosted the rifle’s prominence in the national psyche. While pistols have been the chosen weapons of traditional pop culture stars like spies, cops, and gunslingers, military combat prioritizes the rifle, and today’s gun logos reflect that.” (By James I. Bowie for Emblemetric) * Speaking of guns (h/t Iva Cheung): Here you go. The mos...
Tags: New York, Design, Media, Guns, Writing, France, US, History, Bbc, Renaming, Delta, Linguistics, Words, Airlines, Oakland, Gawker


Blaxit: The African-American Artists Following In The Footsteps Of DuBois, Baker, Baldwin, And Simone

Taking advantage of the free movement a US passport provides, and tired of the disadvantages that come with dark skin at home, these performers, writers, and visual artists are making lives and careers overseas. – T — The New York Times Style Magazine
Tags: Art, US, People, Simone, DuBois Baker Baldwin


The ‘Netflix Of Italian Culture’ Is Coming (And A Lot of It Will Be Free)

Operating along the lines of France TV’s Culturebox, the streaming service ITsART.tv offers concerts, theater, dance, opera, virtual museum tours, cinema, and documentaries. It’s already online in Italy and Britain and will debut in the rest of Europe and the US in coming months. – Variety
Tags: Art, Europe, US, Britain, Italy, Issues, France TV


The Five Native American Oklahoma Women Who Conquered Ballet

They became known collectively as The Five Moons, though they rarely appeared together: Maria and Marjorie Tallchief, Yvonne Chouteau, Rosella Hightower, and Moscelyne Larkin all came from Oklahoma reservations and, through the mid-20th century, had major careers in the US and Europe. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Europe, US, Dance, Oklahoma, Maria, Moscelyne Larkin


Petaluma becomes first US city to ban new gas stations

A small group of activists is driving the conversation about climate change in new directions with a push against establishing new gas stations. In March, Petaluma, California, became the first town in America to place a moratorium on new gas station construction thanks to the efforts of local activists Jenny Blaker and Woody Hastings. The actions of Blaker and Hastings have inspired many other activists and helped start the conversation about putting an end to the era of gas stations. One such ...
Tags: Design, Activism, California, Oil, US, America, Gas, Fossil Fuels, Activists, Hastings, Fischer, Petaluma, Sonoma County, Napa County, Petaluma California, Gas Stations


Museums In The US Start To Reassess Their African Collections

European museums have been reevaluating for a while (and not just since Black Panther), but now “the question for U.S. institutions, which aren’t directly tainted by colonialism in Africa, is to what extent they should investigate their own collections.” – Christian Science Monitor
Tags: Art, Africa, US, Visual, Black Panther, 08.09.21


Blow To New Zealand’s Identity: Amazon Pulls Filming Of “Lord Of The Rings”

The move came as a blow to many in New Zealand. The production is one of the most expensive in history, with Amazon spending at least $465 million US on the first season, which just finished filming. – CBC
Tags: Amazon, Art, Media, US, New Zealand


Discovery Network To Sue Poland Over New Media-Ownership Law

This week the country’s parliament passed a bill barring ownership of a broadcaster by any entity outside the EU. Discovery, which owns TVN, Poland’s largest independent network and news outlet, says the law violates that nation’s investment treaty with the US. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Media, US, Eu, TVN Poland



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