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Spritzed by an Angel: 1942

November 1942. Babies' Hospital, New York. "Nurse training. Nurses learn the care of patients suffering from burns. Here, the nurse paints a boy's burned back with sulfathiazole. The treatment of burns is of much public interest in these...Show More Summary

Imagine You'd Never Seen A Movie. How Would Your Brain Process Fast Clip Cuts?

"Before the emergence and rapid proliferation of film editing at the dawn of the 20th century, humans had never been exposed to anything quite like film cuts: quick flashes of images as people, objects and entire settings changed in an instant. But rather than reacting with confusion to edits, early filmgoers lined up in droves […]

Minecraft Mapping One of Europe’s Last Primeval Forests

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

To the Last Tree Standing allows you to explore about 270 square miles of Poland's Bia?owie?a Forest, which has witnessed increased logging over the past year. The post Minecraft Mapping One of Europe’s Last Primeval Forests appeared first on Hyperallergic.

42nd Toronto Int’l Film Festival Paints Early Picture of Oscars

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival closed Sept. 17, after screening 339 films in 11 days, with all in attendance looking towards the storied Grolsch People’s Choice Award for Oscar implications. The Grolsch People’s Choice...Show More Summary

Your Concise New York Art Guide for Fall 2017

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this season. The post Your Concise New York Art Guide for Fall 2017 appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum for Third Year in a Row

Travel website TripAdvisor® today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Museums. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity… Read More ? The post Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum for Third Year in a Row appeared first on MuseumNext.

Poll: Americans Are Losing Faith In Value Of College Degrees

Overall, a slim plurality of Americans, 49%, believes earning a four-year degree will lead to a good job and higher lifetime earnings, compared with 47% who don’t, according to the poll of 1,200 people taken Aug. 5-9. That two-point margin narrowed from 13 points when the same question was asked four years earlier.

Jackalope announces cast of '1980'

Jackalope Theatre Company has announced the cast of the world premiere of “1980 (Or Why I’m Voting for John Anderson),” the opener of the company’s 10th season. Patricia Cotter’s play, about an unknown Illinois congressman and the young campaigners who believe he has a shot at the presidency,...

Greenlit: Daniel Dae Kim Confirmed for ‘Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen’ as Filming Begins

Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! Last week, rumors were circulating that Daniel Dae KimShow More Summary

Jasper Johns To Turn His Connecticut Home Into An Artists' Retreat

The artists would “live, eat and devote themselves to the private study, practice and development of their work. They would have communal meals, in the existing main house and shared common spaces that would foster a sense of community among the artists.”

For the Virtual Athelete

3 days agoArts : Yanko Design

For the Virtual Athelete In probably the ultimate real-life virtual-life sports cross-over, JoyTops creates actual sports equipment based control buttons for joypads! The buttons feature real pieces of basketball/baseball/football cut...

What's Casting: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Is Seeking Male + Female Background Actors

If you’ve ever wanted the chance to be in a Scorsese film, the time is now! Martin Scorsese’s film “The Irishman” is in need of background actors for the duration of the production. Actors who can portray Italian, Italian-American, and Irish men and women of all ages for the entirety of shooting. Show More Summary

Lensbaby release new Sweet 80 lens and new Creative Bokeh Optic

In the past, I’ve not really been big on the whole Lensbaby thing. But, having now tried a few of them in person, I can safely say they’re winning me over. The “Sweet” range of lenses I particularly like for their aesthetic, especially when paired up with a Composer. Show More Summary

Pirate Treasure At HMNS…?

3 days agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

So today is National pirate day, and a lot of people have been asking me if we have any pirate-related (piratical?) objects in our collection at HMNS. One thing I can say with certainty is that a pirate in a jam would be lucky to find himself roaming through our halls. We have many deadly […]

UK National Lottery Sales Have Plummeted. Lottery Officials Warn Of Big Cuts In Arts Funding

Sales of UK National Lottery tickets have declined, so less money can be channelled to HLF. The fund’s share of lottery income fell from £385m in 2015/16 to an estimated £300m in the current financial year.

Ivo van Hove's 'A View From the Bridge' is an American tragedy waiting to happen

“A play is rarely given a second chance,” Arthur Miller once wrote. He who was right about so many perils of the human condition was wrong about that. To wit: Director Ivo van Hove’s desperate, despairing, heart-pounding 2015 Broadway revival of “A View From the Bridge,” now on a tour of major...

Review: Muthaland (16th Street Theater)

An engaging performer, Minita Gandhi plays over a dozen characters in what initially feels like a fairly predictable story of generational and cultural differences. But roughly two-thirds of the way into the actor/playwright’s Muthaland, things take a dark turn. Show More Summary

How I photographed Jennifer Lawrence

We all have our dreams, some are simple while others are complex, buried with the overwhelming mountain of hurdles. I began my creative career in the one of the most complex industries; music. The business of music is just like any other...Show More Summary

20 Haunting Photos From the Heyday of the Eugenics Movement at the Turn of 20th Century

The photos – from a time Britain and America would prefer to forget – show people’s heads being measured in order to determine their mental faculties as well as displaying the “undesirable” traits of people who “shouldn’t be allowedShow More Summary

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