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British art festival head to lead NYC art center

The head of a British art festival has been named to lead The Culture Shed, a performing arts center planned for Manhattan's Far West Side. Alex Poots will leave his current positions as artistic... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gazprom Transgaz Ufa Organizes Arts Festival

Over 200 healthy children and children with disabilities from Bashkortostan as well as the Volga Region participated in the Breaking the Barriers second interregional children’s arts festival,

Illuminate SF shines a light on San Francisco's glowing artworks

The Illuminate SF Light Art Festival returns this month with 16 sculptures around San Francisco that glow with extraordinary energy.

Street Artist Bordalo II Creates a Fantastic Outdoor Sculpture of an Owl From Found Objects

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

At the WOOL urban art festival in Covilhã, Portugal back in October, Portuguese artist Artur Bordalo (Bordalo II) used found materials and paint to create Owl Eyes, a wonderful outdoor installation of an owl. More photos of the installation can be found on the WOOL Facebook page. We previously posted about Bordalo’s clever railroad track […]

What's Going On with Bumbershoot?

Kelly O Bumbershoot 2014 Rumors have been kicking around for months that One Reel, which produces the Bumbershoot music and arts festival, is in serious trouble. In September, it announced layoffs—of both seasonal and full-time employees—and an unspecified shortfall. Show More Summary

New Orleans artists to watch at Bear Creek

This weekend marks the annual Bear Creek Music & Art Festival at the Spirit of Suwanee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. Each year a plethora of New Orleans acts make the trip to the funky, four-day party in the woods. The 2014 lineup...Show More Summary

California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

More than 20 surfboards-turned-artworks are on display around Morro Bay, Calif., in the town's first such public art on display through November. The Surfboard Art Festival features boards that have been painted to convey familiar scenes in the Central Coast town, wildlife and even strands of...

Six Great Small Press Titles to Seek Out

Short Run organizers Janice Headley, Eroyn Franklin, Kelly Froh and their bounty of books. Photo: Alex Stonehill. On Saturday, November 15th, Short Run Comix & Arts Festival will hold its fourth annual showcase for indie comix, small press, and emerging artists. Show More Summary

NBAF announces new executive director Grace Stanislaus

The National Black Arts Festival has filled a role left vacant nearly two years with the announcement that veteran arts administrator Grace Stanislaus will serve as the 26-year-old organization's new executive director. She comes with strong credentials.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (previously featured here)...

Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (previously featured here) was just in the city of Covilhã, Portugal where he created this awesome owl for the WOOL Urban Art Festival. Entitled Owl Eyes, the installation was created over the course of a week using found scrap materials, trash and paint. Show More Summary

Newswire: Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is launching his own music festival

The Current reports that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has passed through the final round of permit approval to make his Eaux Claire Music And Arts Festival official. The new event will take place in Vernon’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin...Show More Summary

Justin Vernon Is Starting His Own Music Festival

4 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Justin Vernon is planning his own music festival. According to The Current, permits have now been approved for the Eaux Claire Music And Arts Festival, a new outdoor event that will take place in the Bon Iver singer’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 17 and [...]

Justin Vernon to launch music festival

The first annual Eaux Claire Music and Arts Festival is set to take place next summer.

Freedom Passion

The 52 artworks shortlisted for the Passion For Freedom Art Festival 2014 will be on display at the Embassy Tea Gallery on Union Street, Bankside, London, from 5 to 15 November (CLICK). Winners of the competitions for art, books and journalism will be announced during the award ceremony on 8 November. Show More Summary

Collective Memory: LICAF 2014

Links to stories, eyewitness accounts and resources concerning the 2014 edition of The Lakes International Comic Arts Festival, held October 17-19 in various locations throughout Kendal, Cumbria, UK. This entry will continue to be updated...Show More Summary

Harlem Is the Place

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Harlem, like the rest of New York, is changing. The exhibition Sense of Place at Tatiana Pagés Gallery — part of the Hyperplace Harlem arts festival, which ran October 4 to 6 — rightly explores place more as a conundrum than a settled concept.

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last monthOdd : The Hairpin

by Georgia Webber Georgia Webber is a comics artist living in Toronto, where she is the Comics Editor for carte blanche and the Guest Services Coordinator for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. She is most often making work about her vocal disability. Georgia wants you to consider your voice. See how at georgiasdumbproject.com. 0 Comments

Decibel Festival – A Collection of Interviews

  While attending Decibel Festival last month in Seattle, WA, I hunted down a few artists and asked them two questions each. Basically, I would hand them my phone and […] Related posts: Outside Lands Music, Food, and Art Festival – August 10-12 San Francisco Digital Dreams music festival report Locals Only FestivalFestival of music, food and art (Toronto)

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