The fifth annual DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival opens tonight with a documentary film featuring claymation animals, and other things to see. [ more › ]
A public art festival that brought dozens of murals to a Detroit neighborhood last week also sparked a subtler, but no less inspiring, change in students at a nearby school. Designers, painters and former graffiti artists traveled from...Show More Summary
Sometimes words fail. In the case of "All the Instruments Agree: an exhibition or a concert," the two-day sound/art festival that took over the courtyard at the Hammer Museum, merely describing the events that transpired throughout Saturday and Sunday can hardly capture the experience. Instagram...
Climate change and technological dystopia were centre stage at three recent festivals in Norway and Austria, but the artworks struggled to rise to the challenge
The Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival is bringing superstars, cult favorites, and rising talent to downtown Las Vegas this weekend. Among the lineup’s highlights: Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Run The Jewels, Future Islands, Duran Duran, Snoop Dogg, Weezer, Chance The Rapper, Atmosphere, Brandon Flowers, Dan Deacon, Against Me!, Best Coast, and Death Cab […]
Grace Brett, 104, is part of a guerrilla knitter group called the Souter Stormers who yarn bombed landmarks in Selkirk, Ettrickbridge and Yarrow, Scotland. The installation was tied to an arts festival in the area. Video below. “I liked...Show More Summary
SVOLVÆR, Norway — “Lofoten is at a tipping point,” a local artist told me the night I arrived on the Norwegian archipelago for the opening weekend of the 2015 Lofoten International Art Festival.
Taking the temperature of the art at Hong Kong South Island Art Day 2015, the thermometer reads hot and feisty. Young Hong Kong artists also appear bruised — with Occupy Central, self immolations in Tibet, the fractious situation with mainland China, and the more droll issues of their global peers on their minds.
A major upcoming light-themed art festival.
Tomorrow the Mall Galleries in central London opens the 7th Annual Passion For Freedom Art Festival. The Organisers reflect on a difficult year for free speech and art which has seen 14 journalists and bloggers killed in addition to the 12 Charlie Hebdo murders (CLICK).
PORTLAND, Ore. — “Time-based art” is a fairly broad category. Confined, as we are, to a linear time/space progression, all art is in some way time-sensitive.
An art festival starts in Jerusalem; the choreographer Boris Charmatz organizes dance events at the Palais Garnier in Paris; Anish Kapoor has a solo exhibition in Moscow.
A San Francisco couple got an unpleasant surprise on their way to Burning Man this year. As they were on their way to the annual arts festival in the Nevada desert, they received an email from one of their friends, thanking the couple for renting their apartment on Airbnb, The Guardian reports. Show More Summary
The Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIA) opens today, Sept. 16, 2015 -- and this year's line up is one that you certainly don't want to miss. Curated and produced by Zvonimir Dobrovi?, QNYIA will run through Sept. 26 and...Show More Summary
The Dungeon is coming Downtown this October for the City of Atlanta's fifth annual ELEVATE public art festival. The curator for 2015, celebrated Atlanta visual artist Fahamu Pecou, previewed his plans yesterday for the nine-day fest, centered around the theme "Forever I Love Atlanta (F.I.L.A.)," in conjunction with the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs.…
Here’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the most tentacularly awesome lawn ornaments we’ve ever seen. Students at Tokyo University of the Arts celebrated this year’s art festival in Tokyo’s Tokyo’s Ueno district by creating this colossal sculpture of an octopus attacking a Ancient Greek-style columned temple. Show More Summary
When Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cuba for the reopening of the U.S. Embassy on August 14, the Havana-based Malpaso Dance Company was
'Some of the most eclectic and edgy performances at this year's Philadelphia Fringe Arts festival have taken place as part of the "Late Night" programming block. Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, a multidisciplinary artist whose solo performances...Show More Summary
After conquering the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the Maze Runners of Quiznos Toasty TV were mercilessly thrown into tothe dusty streets of Black Rock City, Nevada during the annual Burning Man event where they were given their new playa names. Despite their confusion, the runners soon encountered a unicorn car, a human carwash […]
Ice cream with whipped cream, berries, and syrup, all inside a structure that looks like a giant cake. This is where you want to relieve yourself. Or pig out. Or both. The Oita Toilennale 2015 is a public art festival devoted to public toilets. Show More Summary