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A Small Hotel: 1925

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "George Washington Inn, C Street S.E." Last glimpsed here and here. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

Off The Grid Reads: 'The Weird' Edited By Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

20 hours agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Off The Grid Reads returns with another in-depth review: 'The Weird' edited By Ann & Jeff VanderMeer. Column by Keith Rawson So you've finally had it. You're sick of the grind: the job, email, Facebook, Twitter, text messages, television constantly trying to sell you shit you don't need. Show More Summary

Fatima Naoot Faces Trial in Egypt for ‘Contempt of Islam, Spreading Sectarian Strife and Disturbing Public Peace’

In Egypt, the poet Fatima Naoot could face anywhere from six months to three years in jail for criticizing Eid al-Adha on Facebook. Eid al-Adha is a Muslim festival in which animals are sacrificed to acknowledge Abraham’s willingness to obey God. As Reuters writes, “Fatima Naoot described the Prophet Abraham’s dream – in which, according […]

Sam Waterston to Star in ‘The Tempest’ in Central Park

20 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park program will offer "The Tempest" and "Cymbeline" in Central Park.

Uncommon Places on Instagram by @itsreuben

20 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Abduzeedo

A perpetual search for unfamiliar terrain. The instagram account of Reuben Wu is an ongoing personal project and an attempt to convey his relationship to landscape and artefact. Enjoy! For more from Reuben Wu visit and Tags: instagram photography paul0v2's blog

The Most Overlooked Market For Content Writers

There are far better opportunities for writers looking to make a living … and that’s my goal with this blog each week.

The Secret To Correct Exposure With Any DSLR Camera – Revealed for the First Time

Are you just starting out with photography?  Have you ever wondered why that expensive, brand new, professional grade DSLR in your hands is betraying you and not giving you perfectly exposed photos – every time? Read this article and you can learn the secret to correct exposure with any DSLR camera – revealed for the [...]Show More Summary

By the sea

20 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1781 Mozart's Idomeneo premiered in Munich.

Thursday Links: Ryder Ripps’s Death Knell

20 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_70868" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Detail from "Heater" by Ryder Ripps[/caption] Paddy Johnson reviews Ryder Ripps's new exhibition of paintings based on sportswear model Adrienne Ho's Instagram account at Postmasters. Show More Summary

Tips on Indoor Photography

One of the most important features you need to consider when talking about photography is light. Once you have your subject you need to think about light and then about all the other parameters, especially when it comes to indoor photography. In the following article you will find some the best tips on indoor photography […]

Wildlife and Nature Photography Tips

You can never be too cautious when it comes to taking photographs in nature, but you should not let cautiousness get in the way of you and your perfect shot. Try mixing both of them and achieve perfection when it comes to wildlife and nature photography. There are many things you should consider before putting […]

Luce Unplugged: 5 (plus one) Questions with the Band lowercase letters

20 hours agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Save the date for The Winter Luce Unplugged Community Showcase coming up next Friday, February 6th from 6-8 p.m. Since Valentine's Day is just around the corner, invite a date or take a chance and come meet that someone special. Once...Show More Summary

What’s going on with Bruce Jenner, and is it wrong to ask?

20 hours agoArts : Arts Post

By now, you may have seen a few tabloid headlines about Bruce Jenner, carefully alluding to his “changed appearance” or “new look.” The patriarch of the Kardashian family and ex-husband of Kris Jenner has lately made some certain style choices. His hair is long and highlighted. He’s sported a French manicure. He wears diamond earrings […]

Washington Post MADness

If you are a fan of comics or cartooning, you should be a regular reader of Comic Riffs, a column/blog from the Washington Post written by “Writer-artist-recovering-syndicated-cartoonist” Michael Cavna. Michael posted an article today about my recently released cover art for the NCS Reuben Awards Weekend brochure, where he interviews some of the victims subjects […]

Logo Design: Beer

21 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Abduzeedo

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you guys. Last week we featured logos with ladybugs, and today we're featuring logos with beer! Every week we search through our favorite galleries: Logopond and Dribbble. Show More Summary

Expo 2015: So Much Going On

Italy is set to host a big inauguration party, and they’re using this image in their invitation: This small image size doesn’t do it justice. You really have to see it in all its glory on their website. Thank you to … Continue reading ? The post Expo 2015: So Much Going On appeared first on PSD : Photoshop Disasters .

A Facebook group asks, ‘What would Jackie Kennedy Onassis do?’

21 hours agoArts : Arts Post

The ladies who lunch have been having a rough time of it lately in the “Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis” Facebook group, whose mission is to mark, as one member posted recently, “All things Jackie.” Meaning not just her iconic style and faultless manners but also JFK’s trysts, the assassination — everything. Over the past few weeks, […]

Stop Self-Censoring

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

It's been three weeks since two masked gunmen stormed into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 11 people. In that time there's been self-censorship — quite a bit of it.

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