Image by Courtney Nicholas The Disaster Artist is a book about the making of a film called The Room, which came out in 2003 and has since achieved a glorified cult status as possibly one of the worst movies ever made; its director/lead actor/writer, Tommy Wiseau has been called the Orson Welles of bad directors. Show More Summary
Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko is headed to prison for six years over an acid attack against Bolshoi Theater artistic director Sergei Filin. The sentence is less than the nine years prosecutors had sought for the dancer known for playing evil roles, the New York Times reports. Dmitrichenko confessed to asking...
The Bolshoi Ballet dancer accused of organizing an acid attack on the company's artistic director in January has been found guilty and sentenced to six years in prison. The decision, handed down Tuesday in a Moscow court, capped a lurid courtroom drama that exposed internal corruption in the storied ballet company.
Maire Claire Artistic Director: Alex Gonzalez Creative Director: Nina Garcia Design Director: Byron Christian Regej Photography Director: Caroline Smith Associate Art Director: Wanyi Jiang Senior Photo Editor: Ashley Macknica Barhamand...Show More Summary
Dancer and two men convicted of brutal attack that nearly blinded company's artistic director Sergei Filin One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:47 ON Tue 3 Dec 2013 See related: 'I organised acid attack' says Bolshoi's Dmitrichenko - video PAVEL...Show More Summary
Former lead dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was convicted in the January acid attack that nearly blinded Bolshoi Theater artistic director Sergei Filin. The man who carried out the attack will serve 10 years, a Moscow court says.
The Bolshoi Ballet’s star soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko and two other men were convicted on Tuesday for the much publicized acid attack on the world-renowned company’s artistic director, Sergei Filin. Moscow prosecutors have asked for Dmitrichenko...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian judge on Tuesday found dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko and two co-defendants guilty in an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet last January.
The Orchestra of the Swan, artistic director David Curtis, has been awarded £50,000 by The Peoples' Millions, towards their education project Anthony and Cleopatra - The Musical! '60 minutes of madcap musical mayhem' written for the children from two special schools Welcombe Hills School in Stratford-upon-Avon and Brays School in Birminghan. Show More Summary
The resignation this month of Osmo Vanska from his decade-long role as director of the Minnesota Orchestra over salary disputes with the board spurred John Halle, director of studies in music theory and practice at Bard College, to argue that “the virtues of classical music are inherently hostile to [the] neoliberal mindset now dominant in all sectors of society.”
The Orion Orchestra's concert at the South Bank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall on 9 December 2013 is something rather different. Brain-child of the orchestra's artistic director Toby Purser, Serenata Latina combines the Orion Orchestra...Show More Summary
Prosecutors in the case of a Bolshoi Ballet dancer accused of masterminding an acid attack on the company's artistic director want the defendant to serve nine years in a labor camp. A verdict in the Moscow court case is expected on Tuesday.
“With Bollywood such an ingrained part of our cultural identity and the timely centenary of Indian cinema, our first auction reflects India’s rich and vibrant history and artistic practices,” says Conferro Auctions director Sharan Seth. Show More Summary
Adam Szymczyk has been elected as the Artistic Director of documenta 14, which is scheduled to take place from June 10th, to September 17th, 2017, in Kassel. Bernd Leifeld, CEO of documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs-GmbH...Show More Summary
Press release: As she prepares to perform at next Sunday’s concert by the Atlanta Chamber Players, the group has announced that pianist and Artistic Managing Director Paula Peace will retire in early 2015 from the group she founded. Peace has led the highly regarded group for 38 seasons. During her tenure, it has performed in […]
Adam Szymczyk, the director of Documenta 14, gets a write up in the Times for 'his championing of unknown artists.' He’s curated solo shows by Aleksandra Domanovic, Moyra Davey, and Lucy Skaer, so that’s a good track record. [The New...Show More Summary
Dior Homme gives us a look at their pre-collection for the upcoming Spring 2014 season. For inspiration this time around, Creative Director Kris Van Assche looked toward abstract expressionist artist Jackson Pollock whose action painting… Dior Homme Spring 2014 Pre-Collection is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Professional cool girl Solange is now an art director and creative consultant at Puma. Apparently she's teamed up with some other artists and designers to create sneakers inspired by the sights and sounds of Brazil: "The shit is wild, and come February I hope you will be just as in love as I am." Read more...
Lynn Zelevansky, The Henry J. Heinz II Director of Carnegie Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Catherine Evans to the position of chief curator. Evans will work with Zelevansky in implementing the museum?s artistic mission,...Show More Summary
There’s a bit in Wes Anderson’s recent "Castello Cavalcanti" that’s particularly revealing of the director’s artistic personality. A racecar driver played by Jason Schwartzman has just crashed into a Christ statue, which stands in the...Show More Summary