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Stratford Festival to Offer Shakespeare in Movie Theaters and on TV

5 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The Stratford Festival in Ontario will start a long-term project by filming three Shakespeare plays in HD and showing them in movie theaters and on television.

ArtRx LA

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — Just because the insanity of the start of the season is over, doesn't mean there's not a lot to see out there.

The Nationals made their rookies dress as ballerinas. It was high praise, indeed.

5 hours agoArts : Arts Post

When Nationals rookies boarded a plane for their big series in Atlanta, they did it dressed as ballerinas. It’s part of an annual tradition called rookie dress-up day, which loosely translates to “hazing.” Sure, the burly men look silly stuffed into leotards and tutus. But if the Nats veterans were hoping to make the rookies […]

Bertrand de Billy Cancels Vienna State Opera Appearances

6 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The French conductor Bertrand de Billy announced that he was canceling his upcoming performances because of differences with the company’s management.

Derwent Prize Exhibition 2014 - Other prizewinners

Further to yesterday's post Derwent Art Prize 2014 - ineligible drawing wins first prize?,  the other prizewinners are detailed below - with photographs of the winners where I have them and my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Extraordinary Pixel Art Illustrations by Foolstown

I guess that a few illustration techniques demand astonishing quantities of patience. One of these techniques is definitely pixel art, which is literally illustrating pixel by pixel! Kudos for artists like Foolstown that come up with sweet art like these. Here you can check a few of Foolstown's pieces. Show More Summary

Here It Is! 2014 National Book Award Longlist

What a great 10-title longlist for the National Book Award! For more context on nominated poets, check out the write up a the LA Times and at the NY Times too. We’ll be looking forward to October for the shortlist, and in November for the winner! Linda Bierds, Roget’s Illusion (G. P. Putnam’s Sons/ Penguin [...]

Bessie Awards to Honor Arthur Mitchell and Chuck Davis

6 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

Mr. Mitchell, a founder of the Dance Theater of Harlem, and Mr. Davis, the founder of the DanceAfrica festival, will be recognized for their contributions to the world of dance.

BRIGHT BLUE BEADS

7 hours agoArts / Ceramics : NKP Designs

I am glazing today!I have glazed and glazed and glazed this morning. I have used a bright marine blue under-glaze on these beads in the photo. Now I will have to glaze them with a clear gloss. As you can see I have applied some clear gloss on a few already. Show More Summary

Design Jobs: Kostow Greenwood Architects, MoMA, LACSD

7 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

This week, Kostow Greenwood Architects is hiring a marketing/administrative assistant, while the Museum of Modern Art needs an assistant creative director for MoMa Retail. LACSD is seeking a graphic artist specialist, and Portland Monthly magazine is on the hunt for an associate art director. Show More Summary

Surrounded by baby elephants in Kenya, including one ‘troublemaker’

7 hours agoArts : Art Beat

Senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown plays with an elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi National Park. Photo by Molly Raskin Senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown writes from Nairobi National Park, where he is reporting...Show More Summary

Dance Card: Polishing Balanchine's masterly 'Prodigal Son'

"You be nasty," Edward Villella instructs April Daly. He tells her partner, Ogulcan Borova, just as pointedly: "She scares the bejesus out of you."

Library of Congress Photographs Mapped into an Interactive Atlas of the Great Depression

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Library of Congress has an incredible digitized archive of Depression-era photographs, taken between 1935 and 1945 on behalf of the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information.

Edit My Paragraph! Episode Four

7 hours agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

This column explores the art of editing by carefully analyzing paragraphs submitted by readers. Column by Gayle Towell First up this edition, we have Christopher Derrick with the following paragraph: It was a coup for Harris to set eyes upon his granddaughter’s killer coming out of the Exxon service station at the Morgantown exit off the I-95. Show More Summary

Corporate Design Made Easy: 30 Free Stationery Mockup Templates

7 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Noupe

Establishing your company in the real as well as the virtual world is an essential step towards success. While websites, profiles in social media, and mobile apps help to conquer the internet, in the real world things are less simple and straightforward. Show More Summary

Hanging with the Big Girls in My Traveling Shoes

Last year when I was invited to receive an award from the Black Students Association at Rhodes College as part of my 40th College Reunion, I was freaked out. I had a few weeks earlier been to Arkansas to bury my mother and what little money I had was gone. But to be honored as [...]

Photokina 2014: Nikon stand report

We swung by Nikon's Photokina 2014 stand to see the new D750 in action and see what they have in store for show attendees. The booth itself is a bit less flashy than some of the competitions, and distinctly lacking in cars and ladies wearing sequins, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't make an impression.

The dark side of the moon

7 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

After viewing Stefan Herheim’s production of Rusalka, I’ve got a new category: "regie slick."

American Ballet Theater Starts a YouTube Channel

7 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The company is sharing videos that feature dancers, as well as behind-the-scenes reports.

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