We reported the dismissal of Awadagin Pratt as artistic director of the Cincinnati World Piano Competition on July 8. Guess what? He was reinstated today. The managing director who sacked him has quietly ‘resigned’. Janelle Gelfand has the full story here. At least, the visible parts of it.
“Awadagin Pratt, who was dismissed by executive director and CEO Mark Ernster on July 8, will continue in the role of artistic director. The competition also announced on Wednesday that Ernster resigned from his position on July 20. Board chair Jack Rouse, who had resigned on July 8, returned as chairman on July 26.”
In celebration of its tenth annual exhibition of monumental outdoor sculpture at Chatsworth, Sotheby?s has invited respected art historian and commentator Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy, to join forces with its specialist team in creating a stimulating and innovative show. Show More Summary
If he hasn’t already, Brian Clowdus, the artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse, should send flowers — or a thank-you card — to the producers of
No reasonable person would say that Jesús “Jess” Franco was an artist of the same magnitude as Orson Welles, but the two men did have a lot in common, besides the Spanish director serving as an assistant on Chimes At Midnight. Like Welles,...Show More Summary
STARworks Clay Studio Program Director STARworks Center in Star NC is currently seeking a Clay Program Director. She/he is responsible for the overall creative and artistic direction and management of STARworks’ new (and still developing) Ceramic Artist Residency Programs. Show More Summary
The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary with a reciprocating saw-sporting Jake Gyllenhaal and a man-bunned Paul Gross. TIFF CEO Piers Handling and Artistic Director Cameron Bailey took to the TIFF Bell Lightbox this morning to announce the first wave of programming for the festival’s 40th anniversary. Show More Summary
Under its new artistic director, Andrew Byrne, Symphony Space will offer a season centering on four projects.
Tendril is a director-driven design studio based in Toronto, Canada. It is a lab and workshop where directors, designers, and artists from diverse backgrounds create powerful visual storytelling experiences, employing a wide range of styles and techniques. Show More Summary
This weekend, I happened upon the recent re-release trailer for Blade Runner (The Final Cut). The Final Cut version of the film, the only one where director Ridley Scott had full artistic control, was first released in 2007, but this...Show More Summary
Robin Phillips “served as artistic director of the festival from 1975 to 1980, where his imaginative scope and meticulous attention to detail inspired a next generation of actors and lured big names like Maggie Smith to the Canadian stage.”
Photo courtesy of Steven McQueen Kanye West's Steve McQueen-directed video for "All Day/I Feel Like That" made its United States debut at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art this weekend. The artist and director were on hand at the premiere to chat about the making of the nine-minute clip, which, as the L.A. Show More Summary
Lead the largest community choral organization in North America and conduct the largest LGBT-identified women's and men's choruses in the world.
MANAGING the needs of one artist fretting about one project is difficult enough. Juggling 20 such projects every other year is the arts administrator’s version of chicken, a game at which Alex Poots, the outgoing artistic director of the Manchester International Festival (MIF), is alarmingly adept. Show More Summary
The season will be the theater's first under its new artistic director, Niegel Smith.
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI “We’re dream makers. That’s what we do.” If ever there was a more succinct description of a Cirque du Soleil show. That’s Michael Smith, artistic director for “Varekai,” neatly encapsulating the Cirque mentality, but also...
A film director got together with a VFX artist to create a demo for what a Star Wars VR game could look like. Rob McLellan, a sci-fi film director, along with VFX artist Craig Stiff have created an Unreal Engine tech demo to showcase/pitch a possible Star Wars VR game of some sort. The footage […]
press release: Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of O Columbia, a chamber opera created by an acclaimed team of artists: composer Gregory Spears, librettist Royce Vavrek, stage director Kevin Newbury, and conductor Timothy Myers—on September 23 and 24 at 8:00 p.m. at the Bayou Music Center. O Columbia examines the […]
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With The Present, outgoing artistic director Andrew Upton caps off a glorious run of Russian adaptations at STC