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"SeaScapes" Juried Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - November 22, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Competition with the theme "SeaScapes" for the Month of December 2011. All 2D artists, including photography and excluding video from around the world are called upon to make online submissions to the gallery. The winners of this art competition will be included in the gallery’s January 2012 online art group exhibition. The

"Gala Dali: My Unspeakable Confessions" Comes to Home Resource in Sarasota, FL o …

SARASOTA, FLORIDA – In its first collaboration with the Dali Museum and Blue Scarf Collective, Home Resource of Sarasota presents “My Unspeakable Confessions: Gala Dali Declines to Explain Herself.” This one-act play touches on the secrets, fears, promises and lies of Salvador Dali’s wife and most revered subject, Gala Dali, as told through her fascinating relationship with the Tarot. With genius and madness, writer Heather L. Jones brings our senses


HOUSTON, Texas – A new deal of the day start-up, The Great Canvas, is selling hand painted replicas of famous art to the nationwide public. Some examples of their daily deal paintings thus far include works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet. Every 2’ x 3’ deal-of-the-day painting to date has been listed for less than $100. The foundation of the company is based on the

Campanella receives grant from Young Singers Foundation

Campanella Children’s Choir has been awarded the grant by Young Singers Foundation to attend Windy City Youth Choral Festival in Chicago in summer 2012. The grant money will help offset the cost of participation for Campanella choristers, expanding the festival educational opportunity beyond that of Heritage Festival, which the Campanella Children’s Choir will attend in April 2012. The fourth-annual Windy City Youth Choral Festival, June 28 – July 1, 2012

Russian Artist Dmitri Freund: Guided by Light

The dramatic, symbolic compositions of American painter Dmitri Freund are borne of a rich confluence of interests, experiences and traditions. His extensive musical training remains evident in the rhythmic silhouettes and patterns of his skylines and landscapes, with their melodic bursts of light. He cites the influence of Russian icon paintings on his work, though it also often evokes 19th century Symbolism and early-20th century American realism, and his palette

One Concierge Unites Art Lovers At 2011 Miami Art Basel

It attracts thousands of art lovers from around the world every year, this year, One Concierge (, a global concierge brand, hopes to play a large part at the 2011 Miami Art Basel. Art Basel Miami Beach will take place this year from December 1st through December 4th, in Miami Beach, Florida and this year will mark the 10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach, proclaimed to be the most

Rookwood Pottery Co. Revives Historic Line Through Product Agreement With Aurora …

Companies Partner to Produce Line of Cremation Urns, Building on Tradition of Community and Craftsmanship CINCINNATI (Nov. 17, 2011) — The Rookwood Pottery Co., historic maker of one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted architectural tile and art pottery, is partnering with the largest family-owned supplier in funeral service, Aurora Casket Company, to make an exclusive line of cremation urns. The deal marks Rookwood’s return to the funeral industry, where familial connections and legacies carry notable significance.

Allen Schatz, Author Of 'Game 7 Dead Ball', Named As One Of '50 Great Writers Yo …

Allen Schatz, author of 'Game 7 Dead Ball', has been named one of '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading'. His award came as a result of his appearance on The Authors Show. Schatz was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. 'Game 7: Dead Ball' is the first in the Marshall Connors series of novels, that also includes '7th Inning Death' and 'Rally

"Live At Salt Lake City", Pianist Okonsar On A Solo Piano Recital Album

International Piano Competitions are, nowadays, far below in importance compared to what they have used to be. You will discover a lot of players and in most cases the thrilling excitement dies out before you know it. This stays accurate with regard to even a number of most significant competitions, much like the Van Cliburn, the Queen Elizabeth and the Gina Bachauer. Maurizio Pollini's accomplishment and continuation immediately following winning the

Johansson Projects presents New Document

There is a new rectangular viewbox into understanding what it means to be human. Johansson Projects presents New Document, where our expanding visual literacy provides a schematic history of the materials and methods employed by artists Andrew Chapman, Matthew Draving, Hunter Longe and Hugh Zeigler. Temporal interpretations are generated and informed by our relationship to a computerized environment. Age-old descriptive terms such as layering, cropping and rendering take on new

Jon Holiday Chosen for the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida - November 16, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Jon Holiday was chosen for the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. For the last 26 years, Jon Holiday has been the owner and operator of Image One Media in Fort Worth, who specializes in photography, video production, and audio-visual presentations. Jon has been taking pictures since he fell in love with photography when at
11-17-2011 | Arts & Culture

Asian stock photography site, Photokore broadens reach beyond Asian market with …

Asia-based stock photo company Photokore announced today the launch of their German landing page on “The increase in visitors from German-speaking regions convinced us to add German to our list of multi-language landing pages,” said Sean Mooney, President and CEO of Photokore. “The addition of our German landing page will further our goal of exposing Asian creative content to the world.” Demand in Asia for stock photography and illustration is


LOS ANGELES (November, 2011) -- For 39 years, audiences have thrilled to Westside Ballet of Santa Monica’s annual lavish production of The Nutcracker. From the moment the lights dim, Westside Ballet’s The Nutcracker transports audiences to a magical world filled with peppermint candy and dancing snowflakes, set to Tchaikovsky's majestic score. It’s the traditional full-length ballet, from the Victorian-style party scene to the glittering Sugar Plum Fairy. Overseeing the production as Artistic

Adelphi University Freshman and National Poetry Slam Champion Publishes First Bo …

GARDEN CITY, NY, November 2011—Adelphi University is proud to announce the release of student Justin Long-Moton’s ’15 first book of poems entitled "Manual." Justin, 18 from Co-op City Bronx, NY, performed his first official reading on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Great Hall at Cooper Union located in The Foundation Building on 7 East 7th Street (between Third and Fourth Avenues) New York, NY. His
11-16-2011 | Arts & Culture
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13th Annual Boston Print Fair and AD 20/21 Combine Again for Fourth Year, March …

The producers of the 13th Annual Boston Print Fair are pleased to announce that once again the print fair will be part of AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries, March 15-18, 20121, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End. The Print Fair features dealers in fine prints, drawings, photography and other works on paper. AD

Art Contest Announced "Countryside" - Artists Apply Now

Jupiter, Florida - November 14, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Contest with a theme of “Countryside” in which 2D artists from around the world are invited to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery’s December 2011 online group art exhibition. Artists are to provide entries of their interpretation of the theme “Countryside” by depicting rural living, the outdoors and pastoral scenes. Light

Michel Montecrossa's 17 ‘Occupy Wall Street' Songs dedicated to the voice of the …

‘Occupy Wall Street – 17 New-Topical-Songs & Movies’: released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio CD and DVD is Michel Montecrossa’s poignant song expression of the need, the anguish, the unrest and the hope of the people of the world. In his topical songs Michel Montecrossa not only confronts conflicts, controversial issues and grave problems but above all leads to solutions and hopeful answers. The 17 ‘Occupy Wall Street’ topical songs

Sweet Streets and WWA gallery Team up to Present a Rockin Group Show

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 from 7-10pm On View: November 19th - December 23rd, 2011 Sweet Streets curates another vibrant and event-filled group exhibition transporting Japanese Art and Fashion to WWA gallery. Previous Sweet Sreets exhibits packed the house, make sure to come early so you don't miss out! Guests will enjoy a fresh mix of talented artists fusing Japanese and LA styles, live music, fashion shows and up-to-the-minute

Swaraveda – Organized by NTR Memorial Trust, a phenomenal Success

Hyderabad, 11-11-2011: NTR Memorial Trust, a Hyderabad based Non Profit Organization has organized Musical Fundraiser ‘Swaraveda’ at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium today. The trust received an overwhelming response from the masses, making the event a phenomenal success. The Event was graced by Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Managing Trustee, Ms. N. Bhuvaneshwari, Trustee, Mr. D. Seetharamaiah, Trustee Mr. Nandamuri Balakrishna, Chairman, Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Mr. Venkat Motaparthy, Chief Executive

Staging Godot: An Actor, an Academic, and a Director in Conversation

Vancouver, BC– Blackbird Theatre and Vancouver Public Library present Staging Godot, a free event and panel discussion on mounting Samuel Beckett's profound comedic masterpiece Waiting for Godot. The event will take place on December 5 at 7pm in the Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye room at the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch. The panel will include Blackbird Theatre Artistic Director John Wright, actor Simon Webb, and former UBC Head of

OnCell celebrates 5-year anniversary

OnCell Systems, Inc. celebrated its 5-year anniversary Friday, November 4, 2011. “We are extremely proud to reach this milestone, knowing that we’ve helped educate millions of visitors across the country through our mobile technology,” said Thomas Dunne, President and CEO. OnCell has grown by forty percent year over year, and expects this growth to continue in 2012 and beyond. In 2006, OnCell initially deployed cell phone tours and has since

William Vareika Fine Arts To Exhibit Pair of Rediscovered John La Farge Painting …

A pair of monumental historic paintings, The Virgin and St. John the Evangelist at the Foot of the Cross, by the famous 19th century American artist John La Farge, will be exhibited for the first time in seventy-five years by the Newport gallery William Vareika Fine Arts at the Boston International Fine Art Show, November 17-20, 2011, at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts. Among the largest and

Mascall Dance Boldly Defies Gravity and Convention with The White Spider

VANCOUVER, BC – Mascall Dance presents the powerful and viscerally thrilling work, The White Spider, Friday, November 25, 2011 at The Norman Rothstein Theatre, following a province-wide tour where it broke box office records. Choreographed by Artistic Director Jennifer Mascall, the full-length piece combines athletic choreography, towering, sculptural installations, and sophisticated aerial effects to explore the extreme sport of mountaineering, and the passion and thrill that drives individuals to pursue

Explore the Wild Side of Glacier National Park with Master Photographer Rodney L …

Modern Master Rodney Lough Jr. plans exciting itinerary for his photography workshop in Glacier National Park next July. Portland, Oregon, United States, November 07, 2011 -- World-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. is planning an exciting schedule for his Glacier National Park photography workshop in July 2012. The intense three day instructional course offers participants the opportunity to advance their outdoor photography skills in a group setting with individualized instruction and


Residents of Edgemere senior living community recently dressed in costume and gathered in a frightful dungeon with a backdrop of goblins, ghosts and spiders to celebrate Halloween. The Gatlin Gang entertained the group as they danced and enjoyed beer, wine and refreshments. Prizes were given for the three best costumes. “Halloween is all about fun, and I could tell that everyone who attended the Halloween bash had a fabulous time,” said

Handel’s Messiah: Part of Hyde Park’s Culture

From the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in Hyde Park, the University of Chicago Motet Choir, University Chorus, and Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra present Handel's holiday masterpiece performed with over 150 voices! Acclaimed choral master Dr. James Kallembach conducts the Messiah on Friday, December 2 at 8:00 PM. A tradition in Hyde Park since 1930, the 2011 performance will feature soloists Angela Mannino (soprano), Trevór Mitchell (tenor), Paul Corona (bass-baritone), and Ann Vikstrom

OnCell Systems and Museumwise Announce Mobile Technology Partnership

A new mobile technology partnership is now in place between OnCell, the leading mobile tour provider and Museumwise, a museum association based in Upstate New York. Since 1971, Museumwise has been helping people in museums and historical organizations in upstate New York to more professionally preserve and present history and make it relevant to their entire communities. Catherine Gilbert, Executive Director of Museumwise, says “Museumwise is delighted by the opportunity to

Wizard World Announces 2012 Mid-Ohio Comic Con, Sept. 29-30 At Greater Columbus …

Wizard World Inc. (WIZD. PK) today announced that the Mid-Ohio Comic Con will return to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in 2012, following the event last weekend that drew thousands of fans and earned praise from attendees, celebrity guests, artists, vendors and sponsors. Next year's show is set for September 29-30 at ‘Battelle Hall,’ the venue that drew raves in Wizard World's first event in Columbus last week. The Wizard

Fifteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) Slated For November …

Galleries from the United States and Europe will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the Fifteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), November 17-20, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts (BCA). The show opens with a Gala Preview on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit The Greater Boston Food Bank. Greater Boston Food Bank distributes more than 34 million

YOUNG FINNISH FILMMAKERS CAST LONDON STARS - 2000 € Movie Competes with Professi …

The public premiere club for short film Love Between Storeys is held at Helsinki culture complex Andorra on November 2nd 2011, starting at 9PM. Love Between Storeys is a 30-minute rom-com sporting a minimal budget, but a lot of heart and the efforts of tens of people, as well as an international cast. It tells the story of a stressful morning, when two young Londoners are forced to take a

Deepawali Celebrations at Pilani Rajasthan Shridhar University

Deepawali Celebrations at Shridhar University Pilani Rajasthan All the festivals celebrated have some profound meaning and have some pragmatic purpose also. Festivals are occasions when people meet each other along with their families and thus improve their social life. It is indeed a matter of pride that Shridhar University Pilani within a short span of time has attracted students not only from Rajasthan but also from various states of India which include

Child Psychologist Explores The Choices In Childrens Books - Kindle, IPad and Pa …

It cannot be disputed that electronic tablets can bring a myriad of wonderful things into the lives of our children. They can offer children a wide variety of excellent early learning programs that are complete with well designed reinforcement displays. They can be wonderful additions to any family. But if parents and grandparents do not exercise good judgment, they can be a subtle thief that can rob children of many

Local Florida Author Walter Ramsay Releases 'Beneath The Dune', Historical Ficti …

Author Walter Ramsay has released 'Beneath The Dune'. 'Beneath The Dune' is a history fiction novel set in Florida. The book is set apart and defined by its emphasis on local Florida history and includes intriguing elements not usually found in mystery novels, such as Seminole Indian mysticism. "I wrote this book," stated Mr. Ramsay, "to leave a legacy for my children. Readers will find a unique, fresh and different approach

Sway Calloway Officially Welcomes Devi Dev to "Sway in the Morning" Show on Shad …

NEW YORK, October 25th , 2011 -- Sway Calloway of Sirius XM’s Shade 45 officially welcomes Devon “Devi Dev” Anjelica, seasoned radio personality, to Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning radio show. Devi Dev is honored to be joining the Sway in the Morning team. Sway and Devi Dev host the Shade 45 Radio show Monday thru Friday from the SiriusXM studios in New York City. Together, Sway and Devi

Author Shanon Sinn Releases New Horror, Thriller Way of the Wraith

Author Shanon Sinn Releases New Horror, Thriller Way of the Wraith Death comes at the end of every road, he had always said, and now it came for him. In a land devoid of memory, one man wakes from death only to discover that it's nothing he could have ever imagined. Within a realm of fear and suffering, demons and angry spirits feed off of the recently deceased. Pain and attachment to

"Countryside" Juried Art Competition Announced

Jupiter, Florida, October 22, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Competition with a theme of "Countryside" in which 2D artists (Including Photography & Excluding Video) from around the world are invited to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery’s December 2011 online group art exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of

Scarce Gem in Rare Books Auction – Only copy of “Golden Legend“ to be auctioned …

Hamburg, 21. October 2011 (kk) – In medieval times it was wider spread than the bible. Now the only known copy of an early German edition of the ”Legenda aurea“ will be auctioned at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 21/22 November, 2011. A copy in this completeness of the richly illustrated edition of the two volume work can neither be found in commerce nor in the relevant bibliographies. The then
10-20-2011 | Arts & Culture

Global Leader in Auction Locator Services Announces Mobile Website

With the launch of AuctionZip Mobile, auction-goers now can search using their smartphones for their favorite items and collectibles upcoming at auction. AuctionZip Mobile offers AuctionZip’s signature ZIP Code Locator in a compact and streamlined design. The new mobile site functions with all major mobile devices, offering compatibility with iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and others. AuctionZip maintains the world's largest directory of live auction listings, with more than 200,000 auctions
10-20-2011 | Arts & Culture
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Anglo American Platinum Limited’s cultural exhibition showcased dynamic work of …

Visually captivating and culturally significant artwork from renowned South African artist, Mbongeni Buthelezi and Chilean photographer, Luis Hernàn Herreros, was recently on display in Gauteng. Anglo American’s Platinum business (Amplats) and the Embassy of Chile co-sponsored a cultural exhibition at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg. This cultural collaboration showcased a portfolio of work from both Hernàn Herreros and Buthelezi, and was open to the public from 22 September until

A Day of Bliss in Europe

New York wedding photographer Wolfgang Freithof has accepted three European weddings this upcoming season. Paris and Vienna are to be the locations of the upcoming nuptials and Wolfgang is looking forward to the challenges these foreign locales will bring. When asked about shooting such an important occasion in a foreign country New York photographer Freithof is nonchalant, “It's always a great challenge to go to a foreign destination, find a

Jonanne Grüne-Yanoff "Okay" - Bird Headphones and Eggshell Hat

The artist Joanne Grüne-Yanoff, born 1966 in Philadelphia (USA), recently moved to Stockholm after an extended residence in Helsinki. The Gallery Kunstkontor tiefimBlut (now Helga Maria Bischoff) has already featured objects by Joanne Grüne-Yanoff in a 2010 group exhibition. In her sculptures, the artist makes use of natural found objects and materials such as wax, moss, feathers and salt, which she then combines with antique lab materials and other

Readers Favorite, Premier Book Review and Award Site, Announces 2011 Award Winni …

Readers Favorite, a premier book review and award site, has announced the winners in their 2011 Literary Award contest. Awards were given in 70+ categories including Children, Christian, Fiction, Non Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy and Romance. Contestants were invited to submit full manuscripts, published and unpublished books, eBooks, audio books, comic books and poetry books. Due to the exponential growth of Readers Favorite, it is arguably the Internet's fastest growing review

OnCell Systems and Virginia Association of Museums Announce Mobile Technology Pa …

In early August, OnCell Systems and Virginia Association of Museums announced a partnership aimed at offering discounted mobile tours for VAM members. VAM strives to promote the use of technology and to secure discounts for its members. Under this agreement, OnCell will offer institutional members of VAM a 25 percent discount on mobile technology services. OnCell and VAM will also work together to provide mobile technology solutions for future annual conferences

David Banks Joins Halloween Party Cast

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 18, 2011) David Banks will join Elle Newlands, Chris Pentzell, Andrea Leithe, Danny Pardo, and Julia Silverman in the new film Halloween Party. At her best friend's urging, Erin, a single girl, attends her friends Halloween party-hoping as always, to find her perfect mate. But when she arrives, she discovers nearly everyone else there is part of a couple, OR she's already dated them. But the worst

Okonsar On Piano Performing "The Well-Tempered Clavier" By Bach

The Turkish born Belgian pianist, composer, conductor and musicologist Mehmet Okonsar unveiled his very own full collection of the 48 Preludes and Fugues by J. S. Bach inside a three CD set. The particular work is completed on the piano and then in various points could point out the audience the version captured by Glenn Gould. Tempos as well as the touch and also the general methodology are very towards the

LA Forensic's David Banks Joins Lovesick Fool Cast

(OpenPR) - LOS ANGELES, CA (October 17, 2011) David Banks, known for his role as Cid in the television series LA Forensics will join Lisa Kudrow, Janine Garofalo, and Fred Willard in the new hit cartoon Lovesick Fool. Directed by Dominic Polcino (Simpsons, Family Guy, and King of the Hill) This is a depiction of the ongoing frustrations and disappointments of its creator in the area of love. At times funny,

No Fooling, Minneapolis writer releases play “Lear’s Fool: I will not Go to Bed …

Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2011-- Minneapolis-based writer Joseph Gergen’s first play, Lear’s Fool: I will not Go to Bed at Noon, takes a look at the politics behind the politics of Shakespeare’s “King Lear”. Ten years in incubation Lear’s Fool was recently released in electronic format for the Kindle, Nook and iPad and is available as paperback on Amazon’s Create Space. Lear’s Fool is about the intrigues behind the intrigues in Shakespeare’s

Cynthia Fleury Now in the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida - October 15, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Cynthia Fleury is now featured in the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. Cynthia participated in several of the gallery’s past competitions and has placed and received awards for each exhibition that she has entered. Cynthia Fleury is a Twin Cities, Minnesota based fine art photographic artist. She creates artistic interpretations of seascapes, landscapes, cityscapes, floral, still

Genealogist Asks Godges for Advice on Family Memoirs, Family Members

Lauding the family memoir "Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century” as a “wonderful illustration for all family historians grappling with writing their family history,” Lynn Palermo, also known as The Armchair Genealogist, asked author John Paul Godges for tips about writing and publishing a family memoir and also about involving family members. Godges stressed the importance of establishing a theme and building a complementary outline very early in

Despite Rumors Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. Will Lead Wilderness Worksho …

Despite rumors that 2011 was the last year Master Landscape Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. would lead outdoor photography workshops, a 2012 schedule has been added to meet the spike in demand for the program. Portland, OR, October 15, 2011 -- When rumors broke out that 2011 was the last year Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. would offer wilderness workshops - his fans, collectors and previous workshop participants were in an uproar.

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