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22 FREE Halloween Wallpapers to Creep x Spook You Out

Advertise here with BSA Well, October is here. You know what that means? Yes, it’s time to get ready for the month-end haunting, horrific, spine-chilling, disturbing, freaky, spook-fest we all love. To get everyone...

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Hit No. 1

8 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

Their standards collection, "Cheek to Cheek," narrowly beat out a new album from Kenny Chesney and last week's No. 1, Barbra Streisand's duet collection "Partners."

Career Girl: 1955

1955. "Images show young woman arriving in New York City, getting a job and working." Who'll be first to locate this intersection? 35mm negative from photos by John Vachon for the Look magazine assignment "career girl." View full si...

A Mozart Mystery: Sonata Manuscript Surfaces in Budapest

8 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

A Hungarian musicologist finds Mozart's own score of the Piano Sonata in A, K. 331.

Deal of the Week: John Forsythe’s 2014 Photoshop Text Effects Collection of 3,100+ Elements (NOT for 99$)

8 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Noupe

We know you like text effects. And – no doubt – text effects are a proven way to impress. As it is with everything impressive, the effects are bound to wear off over time. That’s why you will want to make sure you always got the freshest, most recent effects at hand. Show More Summary

Daily Life: September 2014

For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from China, India, Iraq, Nepal, United States and other countries from around the world. --Lloyd Young (23 photos total) Zachary Bozann, 9, of Okemos smiles as he looks at countless...Show More Summary

$40 Million to Help Build Audiences in the Arts

8 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The Wallace Foundation will provide funds to help performing arts organizations expand their reach.

2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Guidelines

In one month, we’ll begin another November PAD (Poem-A-Day) Chapbook Challenge. While I’ve always considered the April challenge as a free-for-all; November is when I try (though don’t always succeed) to write … Read more

How to Request Rights Reversion From Your Publisher

8 hours agoArts / Writing : Writer Beware!

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Partly in connection with the controversy surrounding troubled publisher Ellora's Cave, I've been getting questions about how to go about requesting rights reversion from one's publisher.Show More Summary

Sketch of the Day: Art, Babies, and Beer

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is a Copenhagen museum founded by the Carlsberg brewing family, with sculpture being the main attraction, but they also have great French Impressionist paintings, a tropical garden in the main rotunda, a nice cafe, and today, a surprise choral group in … Continue reading ?

Instagramming the face on the National Mall

9 hours agoArts : Arts Post

The Mall is lined with museums that anybody can browse, but next to the Reflecting Pool, artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada has created a portrait that only a few visitors will have the privilege of seeing. The artist’s project, “Out of Many, One,” is a large portrait made of sand and soil on the ground just in front of […]

Catch and Release: Kim Piotrowski at Linda Warren Projects

By Kevin Blake I drift. A good drift. A perfect drift. One that will catch a nice trout. I swing my rod overhead and flick the tip upstream. Mend. Mend. Recover and drift….fish. My memory takes me downstream and the water sweeps my feet from underneath me. I allow the current to drag me away […]

Hey, They Want You In the Arena… Are You Ready?

Would it surprise you that what we think is more powerf […] Categories: Essays Featured LE News and Info (Read more...)

Recommended Shows: Jason Rhoades at David Zwirner

9 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

Even if faux factory-warehouses aren’t your bag, a nod has to be given to the tremendously detailed reconstruction of Jason Rhoades’s 2007 installation.

Recommended Shows: Two Two One at Regina Rex

9 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

Most people won’t find Regina Rex’s tunnel-like basement gallery to be large in any sense of the word. But coming from a one-room studio in Ridgewood, the collective has definitely found themselves an upgrade.

No, I don’t want to read your self-published book

9 hours agoArts : Arts Post

Roger Sutton, editor in chief of Horn Book magazine, has had it with what we politely call “indie writers.” Yesterday, he posted “An open letter to the self-published author feeling dissed.” He begins kindly enough: “I can imagine how frustrating it is to have your book refused possible review coverage by the Horn Book simply […]

Joy Behar Solo Show to Run Off Broadway

9 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

Her show “Me, My Mouth and I” is to run for seven weeks this fall at the Cherry Lane Theater.

Charles Manson musical opens in Hamburg, Germany

9 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Musicals and murderers may not seem like a natural fit, but a number of them have managed to find their audiences. "Sweeney Todd" and "Assassins," both by Stephen Sondheim, are considered classics and are frequently revived. Last season on Broadway, "A Gentlemans's Guide to Love and Murder,"...

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