On this day in 1933, soprano Caterina Jarboro performed the title role of Aida at the New York Hippodrome.
Son Ford was born with dying on his mind.
Screencap and GIF by the author via There's no shortage of religious imagery in Italian-American cinematic icon Martin Scorsese's filmography, from cathedrals and confessionals to moments of prayer and rebellion against God. He spent...Show More Summary
Screencaps and GIFs via. Multicolored tanks, neon fighter planes, and candy-bright submarines chase fleeing figures through a storm of color and debris through Azel Phara’s new music video, Green. The animated short was directed by English...Show More Summary
It's Video Art Week! Well, not officially, although there will be plenty of top-shelf video art and film to see this week, from the old to the new, from the weird to the weirder.
On this day in 1983 a storm cut short Diana Ross's free concert in Central Park.
Reshoots used to be a sign that something had gone horribly wrong. But not anymore. John and Craig look at the reasons why Hollywood movies often go back for additional photography, and how the writer is involved.
IBM's Watson can tell you're being a jerk. News by Peter Derk IBM's Watson has moved on from its game show days, and now it's ready to proofread your emails. Not for comma splices and misspellings. For tone. IBM's Tone Analyzer lets you paste in a block of text, click a button and see just how aggressive you might be coming off. Show More Summary
All images courtesy of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) Fresh off last summer’s inverted maze at the National Building Museum and this spring’s stacked proposal for 2 World Trade Center, Bjarke Ingels Group has set its sights on the GermanShow More Summary
Womanhouse (Or How To Be A Virtuous Woman) from Angela Washko on Vimeo. We've covered the opening of Memory Burn, the latest show at bitforms gallery and we've covered specific artist works within the exhibit but we keep finding interesting...Show More Summary
The Artist-Run Art Fair Charles Street Garage 1714 Charles Street Baltimore, MD What’s on view: 19 booths in a parking garage occupied primarily by artist-run centers. We saw a car covered in white T-shirts, a fish tank filled with waterproof...Show More Summary
Image courtesy Song Exploder Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians deconstruct their songs and tell the stories behind how they were made. In the past, it's explored tracks from Game of Thrones to tUnE-yArDs and more. In the newest...Show More Summary
Screencap via Designers Dhruv Saxena, Ciarán Duffy, and John Ferreira at the Copenhagen Institute of Interactive Design have come up with a new kind of drum machine that runs on, of all things, ping pong balls. The "Haptic Hang Drum"...Show More Summary
“The hope is that Bristol will hear itself.” For his first public project in the UK, Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates will fill Bristol’s Temple Church—a 14th-century structure bombed in 1940—with …
Another month, another La Traviata release on video.
Organum Vivum – a interspecies interface from Paul Seidler on Vimeo. Your next digital interface might be grown, not made. Organam Vivum drops the usual combinations of knobs and hard surfaces and wires for something organic – an “interspecies” interface. Show More Summary
Born on this day in 356 BC Macedonian king Alexander the Great.
I recently took the time to learn how to use Photoshop’s powerful 3D tools that are now included in versions CS6 Extended and CC. I found a bunch of online tutorials really useful that taught me how to extrude shapes, create environments, add materials and render the scene. Show More Summary
Regular listeners will know that I am a (not so closet) futurist. Today I get to indulge my passion with Future of Publishing author, publishing consultant and speaker, Thad McIlroy. Yes, we both get super excited about mobile, digital, global sales and the creative disruption of indies! In the intro, I round up my time […]
On this day in 1951 the revue Two on the Aisle opened at the Mark Hellinger Theater for 276 performances.