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'That is our job in theatre – I'm gonna make you love me!' Noma Dumezweni meets Harriet Walter

The stars of stage and screen chat about playing witches, seeing ghosts and stepping into another legend’s shoesThey have enjoyed huge success on TV with The Undoing and Killing Eve, respectively, but Noma Dumezweni and Harriet Walter started out on stage. They met in 1999, when Dumezweni played a witch and understudied Walter as Lady Macbeth for the Royal Shakespeare Company. The pair caught up to discuss Dumezweni’s role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, theatre ghosts ...
Tags: Television, Film, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Broadway, Harry Potter, Royal Shakespeare Company, Black Lives Matter, Walter, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Noma, Lady Macbeth, Harriet Walter, Dumezweni

City of Aspen-Wheeler Opera House – Executive Director

Located in Aspen, Colorado, the Wheeler Opera House (Wheeler) opened its doors on April 23, 1889 and has since become an integral part of civic life within this mountain community. Built during Aspen’s mining heyday in the late nineteenth century, the Wheeler was the dream of Jerome B. Wheeler. A well-heeled New Yorker, Mr. Wheeler turned his attention to Aspen in the 1880s to invest in mining. Eventually, Wheeler would build the four-story Hotel Jerome and the building that became known as the ...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Colorado, City, Chicago, United States, Wheeler, City Council, Denver, Aspen, Walter, Bayer, Rocky Mountains, Elizabeth, the City, Pitkin County Aspen

Unseen Picasso portrait of lover and muse to appear at auction

Sotheby’s will auction 1931 charcoal drawing that shines light on artist’s affair with Marie-Thérèse Walter A tender and largely unseen portrait by Picasso of his lover and muse Marie-Thérèse Walter, which the artist personally kept until his death, is to appear at auction for the first time.The 1931 charcoal drawing shines light on one of the great love affairs of the 20th century and was made by Picasso when his affair with Walter was still a closely guarded secret. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, UK News, World news, Culture, Art and design, Pablo Picasso, Walter, Picasso, Sotheby, Marie Thérèse Walter

12 Days of Christmas with Norm Lewis: Why Can't It Be Christmas Every Day?

'On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...' the opportunity to share some real joy with you, from my heart. I'd be crazy not to include this video in my choices of 12, on the penultimate day of this fun feature from BroadwayWorld. Yes... it's ME Last year, my first ever Christmas album was released and this was truly a dream I had fantasized for quite a while, coming to fruition. Richard Jay-Alexander and I produced it during August, like most holiday albums, and Richard played me...
Tags: Theatre, Richard, Mariah Carey, Walter, Walter Afanasieff, Norm Lewis, Richard Jay Alexander, Jay Landers

Clever Minibikes Built Out of Welded Fenders From Vintage Volkswagen Beetles

Brent Walter, a self-described “maker and builder of a variety of things”, has created a really clever “Volkspod” minibikes that are built out of fenders from vintage Volkswagen Beetles. Walter came up with this idea in March 2019 while working his home workshop in Huntington, Indiana. More: Instagram, Facebook h/t: laughingsquid View this post on Instagram #beforeandafterchallenge #volksrod #vw # Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Vw, Volkswagen, Beetle, Walter, Instagram Facebook, Huntington Indiana, Volkspod, Brent Walter

Brent Walter's Volkspods are the cutest little...

Brent Walter's Volkspods are the cutest little bikes made from Volkswagen Bug parts! (Want more? See and [Author: submitted]
Tags: Design, Volkswagen, Walter, Submitted

'I even loved his Twankey': Dench, Hopkins, Mirren and more on Ian McKellen at 80

Wild parties, stunning performances, silhouette erections and marrying Patrick Stewart twice. As the actor turns 80, friends including Derek Jacobi, Janet Suzman, Michael Sheen, Bill Condon and Stephen Fry pay tributeIan has been been very important in my life, even before we became good friends. When I was young teen I remember watching Walter on the TV and being hugely affected by it. Then at Rada in the early 90s, I finally saw him live, in Richard III at the National. I was blown away. I rem...
Tags: Comedy, Activism, Celebrity, Film, Theatre, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Television & radio, Sexuality, Stage, LGBT rights, Stephen Fry, Judi Dench

The Artist’s Life: What Happens When a Single Art Project Becomes a Decades-Long Obsession?

Rodin and Duchamp toiled away on pieces for spectacular lengths of time. But in an era of digital hyperdrive, fidelity to one work seems even more heroic.
Tags: Art, News, Virginia, Museums, Sculpture, New Mexico, Ross, Michael, Rodin, Walter, Robert, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Holt, Longo, Duchamp

The Stories Behind 5 New York Art Scene Legends

An oral history of some of the places and figures that shaped the city’s past — and are still around today.
Tags: Art, News, Walter, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Pace Gallery, Marc, Art Students League, De Maria, Glimcher, New York Art Scene Legends

Andrew Garfield And Stephen Spinella Trade Emails On Playing Prior Walter In 'Angels In America'

"Andrew Garfield, a Tony Award nominee for playing the defiant Prior Walter in the Broadway revival of Angels in America, was 9 years old in 1993, when Stephen Spinella won the first of his two Tonys in the role. As it happens, Mr. Spinella is again tackling the furious, fantastical poetry of Tony Kushner's two-part, […]
Tags: Art, Theatre, America, Broadway, Andrew Garfield, Walter, Tony Kushner, Spinella, Stephen Spinella, 05.31.18, Playing Prior Walter In Angels

CH Omakase 2017: Walter & Moretti Shade Lamp: A first edition of 15, made in France, from a company reborn

CH founders Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten found an original Shade lamp in Stockholm in 2000. They tried for years to learn more about the brand, which produced a small number of objects in limited quantities between 1968 and 1973. Fast forward many...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, France, Lights, Lighting, Stockholm, Walter, Lamps, Lightingdesign, Moretti, Josh Rubin, Omakase, Chomakase, Omakase2017, Madeinfrance, Evan Orensten, Walterandmoretti

Nonfiction: A New Biography of the Renaissance Genius

Walter Isaacson turns his attention to Leonardo da Vinci and all his mechanical and artistic achievements.
Tags: Art, News, Walter, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaacson, Walter Isaacson, Books and Literature, Leonardo da Vinci (Book

Field Work: 'House A' by Walter&Walter

In a residential suburb of Melbourne named Alphington, Andrew Walter’s architectural practice (Walter&Walter) has planted a family home that quite unnoticeably sits atop an open, landscaped terrain. For Walter, that environment opened up opportunities, rather than problems. “It allowed exploration into questions about privacy and openness”, he explains.
Tags: Art, Melbourne, Walter, Walter Walter, Alphington Andrew Walter

Books of The Times: Walter Isaacson’s ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Is the Portrait of a Real Renaissance Man

Isaacson’s latest biography of a celebrated visionary captures the perfectionist, misser of deadlines and remarkably prescient genius.
Tags: Art, News, The Times, Walter, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaacson, Walter Isaacson, Books and Literature, Leonardo da Vinci (Book

Chinese Censors Cut A Gay Kiss From 'Alien: Covenant'

Though six minutes are gone, including some of the violence in the movie, but "China-based expats and local moviegoers were quick to pick up on the missing Doppelganger gay moment, which takes place late in the film between the two cyborgs Walter and David, both played by [Michael] Fassbender. Many said the removal of the […]
Tags: Art, Media, China, David, Walter, 06.18.17, LSB- Michael -RSB- Fassbender Many

Gathering And Streaming All The Best TV Drama That Isn't In English

"The result of 4,000 hours of TV consumption [by the founder] is Walter Presents, an online streaming service that began in Britain in January 2016. And now, when Americans have access to more TV from around the world, [Walter] Iuzzolino is bringing Walter Presents to the United States. The service will debut in March with a catalog of 34 shows, or about 300 hours of TV, and at least two new shows will be added each month."
Tags: Art, Media, Britain, United States, Walter, Walter Presents, 02.23.17, Walter -RSB- Iuzzolino

Color Inspiration in Art: Famous Paintings Provide Perfect Palette Ideas

From Monet to Van Gogh, brilliant artists throughout history have delighted and inspired us with their paintings filled with emotion-evoking beauty and near endless strokes and swirls of vibrant, life-giving color. Here are just a few of our favorite paintings by famed artists across the world and throughout history, as well as the colourlover palettes "birthed" by each. WEAR YOUR SUNSCREAM Ascribed by most with the name, "The Scream," this aptly-titled painting by Expressionist artist Edvard M...
Tags: Design, News, France, Atlantic, New Hampshire, Maine, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Van Gogh, Monet, Walter, Picasso, Edvard Munch, Vincent Van Gogh, Lichtenstein

The Bride and Groom Are Kittens. At Death They Did Not Part.

The show “Taxidermy: Art, Science & Immortality” at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn offers a cat tableau by the Victorian Walter Potter.
Tags: Art, Brooklyn, Taxidermy, Walter, Potter

Theatre and race in Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs

Many playwrights have explored race relations, particularly in America. The growth of the Civil Rights Movement gave rise to a range of plays protesting racism and exploring the African American experience. Lorraine Hansberry made history as the first black woman to have a play on Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun, also the first play on Broadway to be directed by a black director (Lloyd Richards). It was a sensational success, and it emerged from a feeling shared by other minority groups that purpo...
Tags: New York, Mississippi, Africa, Race, Theatre, America, History, Chicago, Racism, Broadway, National Theatre, Civil rights movement, Walter, George, Les Blancs, Lorraine Hansberry

Conrad Phillips obituary

Stage and screen actor best known for his role in the ITV series William TellOne of ITV’s first action heroes, notable for his expertise with a crossbow, was William Tell, played by Conrad Phillips, who has died aged 90. Swashbucklers were hugely popular in ITV’s early years and William Tell (1958-59), set in 14th-century Switzerland under the tyrannical rule of Emperor Rudolph of Austria, was one of the most memorable series.In the opening episode, Phillips, as the patriot who rebels against Au...
Tags: Television, Film, Theatre, Culture, Austria, Television & radio, ITV channel, Itv, Stage, Soap opera, Switzerland, Walter, Rudolph, Phillips, Conrad Phillips, William TellOne

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