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4 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Miami City Ballet Program III: "Allegro Brillante," "Sweet Fields," "Carmen" March 1, 2015 Program IV: "Raymonda Variations," "Heatscape," "The Concert" March 28-9, 2015 Kravis Center for the Performing Arts West Palm Beach, FL by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Miami City Ballet has got a brand new bag. Show More Summary

Arts Entrepreneurship vs. the Sum of Its Parts

As a member of the editorial board for Artivate, a journal on entrepreneurship in the arts, I was asked to write a short reflection on what “arts entrepreneurship” is, exactly, and how we might think about the phrase and the field (or bundle of fields) it represents. Short opening excerpt is included below, the rest […]

A Variety Show Brings Econ 101 to the Stage

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Money Lab is a show about money. When you arrive at the theater, you have to buy chips — a few red chips, a few blue chips — and during the show, you’re supposed to use these chips to buy things.

GIF of the Day: Faith Holland’s “Equivalents”

5 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

In the countdown to the Art F City 10th Anniversary Auction honoring artist Laurie Anderson, we'll be previewing GIFs from our 10th Anniversary GIF and Print Portfolio, a limited-edition suite of prints and GIFs that includes work by...Show More Summary

L.A. Ballet delivers a classically pure 'Sleeping Beauty'

5 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Dancing through its first nine seasons, Los Angeles Ballet has bravely tackled one rite of passage after another — not merely the major Balanchine and Bournonville choreographies that are its stylistic birthright but, increasingly, the top-of-the-list, full-length 19th century classics...

How Chili’s and Ford Use Sound to Sell Their Brands

5 hours agoArts : Slate: The Eye

Roman Mars’ podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the great Los Angeles Red Car conspiracy. Here at The Eye, we cross-post new episodes and...Show More Summary

A Gorgeous Look at Some of the Oldest Trees on Earth

Beth Moon’s father made an impression on her when he told stories about his childhood learning the names of birds, trees, and flowers. Around 14 years ago, while living in England, she began to photograph trees, traveling around the country in search of some of the oldest yews. Show More Summary

21 Rare Rolleiflex Prototypes Now for Sale on eBay

Leica’s Lisse store in the Netherlands has put 21 rare Rolleiflex cameras up for sale on eBay and every single one of them is a prototype. The set consists of cameras from the following series: SLX, SL 66 X, SL 66 E, 6001, 6002, 6003, 6006 and 6008. While the manufacturer might shut down soon, [...]Show More Summary

13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography

The director of the popular 9 Photo Composition Tips video is back. Matthew Rycroft's latest effort, released yesterday, offers13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography. Framed by stock footage from Pond5 and narrated by someone Rycroft...Show More Summary

See Portraits of Directors Made from Their Famous Movies

“Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.” -Alfred Hitchcock. Images via If the essence of a director could be captured in a single frame, it might look something like Julian Rentzsch's composite portraits of Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch, and Martin Scorsese. Show More Summary

Yale acquires Meserve-Kunhardt Collection with iconic Abraham Lincoln portraits

Yale has announced the acquisition of the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection, which is comprised of more than 73,000 items including portraits of Abraham Lincoln. The collection was assembled by Frederick Hill Meserve and his daughter Dorothy Meserve, and serves to document American history spanning from the Civil War up to the 19th century. Read more

2 Chances to Hone Your On-Camera Skills

This week at Backstage University, we are offering two great opportunities to improve your on-camera audition technique; master your craft and get ready to book even more film, television, and commercial jobs with our commercial audition...Show More Summary

eBay Watch: This Massive Canon Manual Focus Collection Costs a Cool $100K

7 hours agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

Let's get this and go shooting Many of the super-expensive auction items we write about here on the site are collector’s items that aren’t really meant to be used for photography anymore. This massive collection of Canon manual-focus...Show More Summary

New York City Bill Could Give Citizens Greater Say in Public Art Process

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

New legislation to be submitted to the New York City Council on Tuesday could bring an end to a decades-long debate surrounding democracy and public art.

The Work of Blink Interactive

Blink Interactive is a studio that creates and design brands, campaigns and sites for worldwide high profile clients. Located in Netherlands, Amsterdam; the folks from Blink Interactive step up their game to bring uniqueness and originality...Show More Summary

Announcing the Art F City 10th Anniversary Benefit Auction

7 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_71982" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Zoe Crosher, "Billboard No. 3 (Washington Street & I-10 Heading West)." From LA-LIKE:SHANGRI LA’d, part of the the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, 2015. Digital c-print,...Show More Summary

How Two Theatre Managers Became Impresarios Across The West End And Broadway

7 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“With backstage space in the 123-year-old building being severely limited, and no spare cash available to rent an office, Ms Squire instead parked the car outside the theatre, and worked from there. So while having to dodge Westminster City Council’s enthusiastic traffic wardens, she would sit in the driver’s seat and do all the paperwork.”

Tiny Hackable Drone Takes First-Person VR to the Skies

Images via A miniature 3D-printable hexcoptor that fits easily in your pocket could be the answer to all your dronie and first-person VR challenges. Currently seeking funding on Indiegogo right now, the ELF VRdrone was designed by ElecFreaks...Show More Summary

Bowery Banking: 1947

New York circa 1947. "Manhattan Savings Bank and Third Avenue elevated tracks." The bank, completed in 1924, stands at the corner of Bowery and Canal on the Lower East Side. 4x5 acetate negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

5 Top Photo Apps for the iPhone 6

Make the most of your iPhone 6 camera with these top five photo apps. Read More

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