The Spring Performing Arts Festival is taking place this week, with events of all sorts happening throughout the city. Some are big productions, while others are relatively simple installations that can be seen in passing. On the Stadhuisbrug, there is … Continue reading ?
How inspiring to see this jazz legend in a master class with sophomore piano student Charles Ramsey III. It was part of the Mayerson Master Artists Series at the School for Creative and Performing Arts. The series, which brings renowned musicians and other artists to the school to work with talented kids, is underwritten by the...
Earlier this month, Travis Waldron wrote about the lawsuit against EA Sports, which creates avatars of college athletes that closely match their physical appearance and performances in games, but changes their names so they don’t have to pay up the way they normally would if they were benefiting from their use of a real person’s [...]
Dave Franco, Melanie Laurent and magician David Kwong show us the art of card throwing and other illusions. [...]
So much good stuff today, including: (Touchy Feely screens at 7 pm tonight at the IKEA Performing Arts Center in Renton, and again on Saturday at 1:30 pm at the Egyptian in Seattle.) (Barzan screens at 7 pm tonight at the Harvard Exit.) (More Than Honey screens at 8:30 pm at SIFF Uptown.) Full guide here! [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston's massive performing arts festival that spreads across three weeks at the beginning of summer each year, officially kicks off this Friday, May 24. For those who've never been before, it might best beShow More Summary
Click to enlarge. A performer participates in the 10th anniversary celebration of the El Salvador Museum of Art in San Salvador. Photo by Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images.
Alistair Newton's new play dives into the history of performance art to explain our cultural fascination with the House of Gaga. Despite the fact that the last show in Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s 2012/2013 season is titled Of a Monstrous Child: A Gaga Musical, Lady Gaga herself takes a secondary role. Show More Summary
Michael Landy was always seen as an odd choice for an artist in residence at the National Gallery. Landy is famously known for his piece of performance art where he destroyed all of his possessions over the space of two weeks. So toShow More Summary
In case mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are unaware, T.J. Grant has been fighting for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since 2009, making a successful Octagon debut against Ryo Chonan at UFC 97 as a Welterweight back in 2009. Now 10...Show More Summary
A performance art piece done with a pair of ridiculously expensive programmable LED light sticks loaded with a variety of mesmerizing persistance of vision images. We love how he snuck Nyan cat in there. More here. Hat Tip Link
How can a figure pretend to be invisible, yet still remain the focus of the painting? David Salle begs the question with his recent exhibition at The Arts Club of Chicago – a stunning collection entitled the Ghost Paintings, which displays a collection of work produced by Salle in the early 1990s. The level of […]
"Would you support an art strike?" That's the question I've been asking musicians for the past few months. "Will you agree to stop writing and performing music for one year?" In 1990 the London artists Stewart Home and Mark Pawson proposed that all artists cease to "make, exhibit, distribute, sell, or discuss their work" for three years. Show More Summary
Now, thanks to his hilarious performance at Whitman College last weekend, the British comedian can add coveted commencement speaker and honorary doctor of fine arts to that list.
Holly Tucker, a college student from Waco, Texas, sang the Gospel hymn "How Great Thou Art" during the live top-10 performance on NBC's megahit vocal competition "The Voice" Monday night, and received resounding applause from the audience, but wasn't able to impress Usher, one of the show's four coaches.
PHOTOS: The seventh annual installment of The Broadway Beauty Pageant, a popular benefit for the Ali Forney Center, hit New York City on Monday evening, May 20th at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The Broadway Beauty...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Actress and comedienne Carol Burnett will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the top award for American comics, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts said on Tuesday.
To coincide with the tribute to U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride's life that occured at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in D.C. last night, President Obama has awarded Ride — the first American woman to ever make the voyage into space — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Show More Summary
To help you revel in your art going this week, the doctor prescribes some sure bets and encourages you to take some chances, from the last chance to see the New Museum's NYC 1993 show to an imaginative theatrical museum performance.
When a New York Times music critic is as interested in how Mr. Levine controls his wheelchair as he is in the performance the conductor created, you know there is trouble afoot. Here's the piece: it's a review of Mr. Levine's return to conducting the Met Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Like Mr. Show More Summary