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US opera names noted composer as artistic director

11 hours agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Tobias Picker, 61, presently writing a new work for New York City Opera, has been named artistic director of Tulsa Opera, starting now. Read here.  

Georgia athletic director apologizes for ‘Ludacris’ $65,000 decision

16 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Hosting a concert was a good way for Georgia to boost attendance for its spring football game. But paying $65,000 for the artist, is well … Ludacris. Athletic Director Greg McGarity admitted as much earlier this week when he addressed...Show More Summary

Heron Preston’s Memorial Day Weekend Mixtape Features Cuts by Drake, Beyoncé, Zomby & More

San Francisco-bred designer, artist, creative director and DJ Heron Preston has made some pretty sizable strides in the industry since his days at former streetwear imprint #BEENTRILL, which he co-founded alongside Virgil Abloh, Matthew Williams and Justin Saunders. Now one of the most premiere open-format DJs in the game, Heron has commanded sets at events for brands […]

Paris drops its pilot

At a time of great cultural and political uncertainty in France, we hear that the Orchestre de Paris has parted company with Didier de Cottignies, its artistic advisor. Apparently, the incoming music director Daniel Harding wants someone younger and ‘less bourgeois’. Didier has the biggest personal contacts book in classical music. He’s an indispensable asset, […]

Gatti adds another job

The incoming music director of the Concertgebouworkest has been named Artistic Advisor of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra for the next three years. The orchestra is an Abbado creation.

Skylight Music Theater In Milwaukee Loses Its Artistic Director

Viswa Subbaraman, who began his three-season tenure at Skylight with a daring Bollywood-themed Fidelio, said, “I’ve been wrestling with this for a few months. I love the work here and the Skylight, but I am convinced that my greatest joy and greatest strength is on the podium.”

In Havana, following a USC museum director in search of great Cuban art

3 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The Caribbean waves lap up against a decaying concrete wall outside artist Cirenaica Moreira's home studio in the fishing village of Cojimar. The house is perched on a sun-bathed inlet that flows into a nearby harbor. Ernest Hemingway once docked his boat within eyeshot of the artist's now-crumbling...

Coming Distractions: The Carnage Park trailer promises ’70s-style mayhem under the hot desert sun

One of the fun things about being a movie fan is watching artists you like grow and develop, from rough-around-the-edges upstarts into accomplished filmmakers. For this writer, one of those artists has been genre director Mickey Keating, whose last film, the paranoid Repulsion tribute Darling, opened in theaters and on VOD earlier this year. Show More Summary

Artistic director quits sparky US opera

press release: Milwaukee, Wis. (May 25, 2016)  – Viswa Subbaraman today announced he will be leaving his position as artistic director of Skylight Music Theatre effective July 31, 2016, in order to focus on his conducting career and commitment to new opera works. Following his departure, he will serve as artistic advisor to Skylight through January […]

Morning Roundup: Spring At Last Edition

In the news: Details on another incident involving alleged Metro rapist, the Washington Ballet's first season with a new artistic director, and more. [ more › ]

These Artists Twist Thousands of Rubik's Cubes a Day to Create Massive Murals

Josh Chalom, creative director of Cube Works, stands in front of a mural made of almost 86,000 Rubik's Cubes in Macau, China. (All Photos: Cube Works Studio). A group of artists hunch over a massive, colorful mosaic consuming a 7,000 square-foot workshop space. Show More Summary

Paying Jay: Eothen Alapatt On Preserving J Dilla's Hip-Hop Legacy

The Creative Director of the hip-hop icon's estate discusses merchandising deals, and the long road to releasing the artist's most anticipated album.

Review: Atlanta Ballet closes season in hope and gratitude with “MAYhem: Kissed”

In a final tribute to John McFall’s 21-year legacy as Atlanta Ballet’s artistic director, the company’s 2015-16 season closed with MAYhem: Kissed, a triple bill that proved as eclectic and eccentric as the man himself.  The program — a quirky contemporary ballet, an experimental world premiere and a new classic performed over the weekend at...

English Chamber Orchestra gets an artistic director

Quin Ballardie stays in control, but violist Lawrence Power becomes artistic director from next season. A small step for an orchestra that sometimes feels it’s from another era. Press release below. From Quintin Ballardie, ECO “In 1960 I founded, with my friend Dr Ursula Strebi, the English Chamber Orchestra as it is today.  I am very pleased […]

Walk in my shoes: digital stories by Muslim women in Canberra

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 4 June 2016 at 2:00 pm; ] Enjoy a special screening of these remarkable stories and gain an insight into what it is like to be a Muslim woman in Canberra in the 21st century. Join Artistic Director Jenni Savigny and digital storyteller...Show More Summary

Strange Fruit: Sanford Biggers' "Laocoon" Sculpture Unites Fat Albert + Police Shootings + Greek Mythology

'This week on #StrangeFruit hosts Kaila Story and Jaison Gardner are joined by Laocoon's creator, Sanford Biggers, an award-winning interdisciplinary artist and art professor, and Chris Reitz, gallery director of the University of Louisville's Hite Art Institute, who brought the exhibit to Louisville. Show More Summary

A kind of alchemy - I talk to Lionel Meunier about Vox Luminis and its distinctive sound

Vox Luminis at the Brighton Festival - photo Victor Frankowski Lionel Meunier Lionel Meunier is the artistic director of Vox Luminis, the vocal ensemble which he founded in 2004 and in which he sings baritone. The ensemble was on tour...Show More Summary

Rascal Flatts' 'Bless the Broken Road' Inspires a Faith-Based Film

The popular song "Bless the Broken Road," which was recorded by an assortment of country artists before Rascal Flatts took it to the top of the charts in 2005, serves as the inspiration for a new faith-based film from the director of the God's Not Dead franchise. According to Deadline, Harold...

Award-Winning Animator Jacob Frey Signs With The Gotham Group

EXCLUSIVE: After some competition, The Gotham Group has signed Jacob Frey, director of the award-winning animated short The Present. Based on a web comedy by Brazilian artist Fabio Coala, the short follows a boy who receives a present, a little disabled dog, and how the two of them first become unlikely and then likely friends. Show More Summary

Managing Director – Bristol Riverside Theatre

Bristol Riverside Theatre, Bristol, PA seeks a Managing Director to join the artistic team in leading the theater into its fourth decade.

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