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'Muse & Music' Series at General Society to Feature Civil War Songwriter Geoffre …

Event marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with an acoustic performance and discussion with singer/songwriter from the experimental folk band Just Post Bellum New York, NY, April 08, 2011 -- The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York, located at 20 West 44th St between 5th & 6th Avenues in Manhattan, is proud to announce the next installment of our cultural series of live

"Chinese Carnival", Chen Zhuo & Huang Keyi

Chen Zhuo and Huang Keyi are two artists from China that find digital photography and video art the perfect marriage of media for their exuberant view of the new China. They say, “some of our works become more real than reality, while others convert reality into fiction.” The Chinese Carnival series portrays the country as a frenzied fun park where Chairman Mao gives his blessing to roller-coaster riders. Romantic love

The Art of Four Elements project launch

The Art of Four Elements project is a collaboration of four artists: a poet Nataša Pantović, a photographer Christine Cutajar, a painter Jason Lu, and a water-colourist Jeni Caruana. The artists worked together to launch Art of Four Elements website (www.artof4elements ), book, and exhibition. The poetry is an inspiration for the work of the artists. Each of the artists has chosen 40 poems and has created the art

Painting Summer Camp Hyderabad by Divya Institute of Arts.

April, 2, 2011, Hyderabad; Summer Art Camp for kids in Hyderabad at Divya Institute of Arts has been announced offering sessions starting from April 7th and April 17th. Now that the kids have finished the final examinations, the next step is to see that they are relaxed. And one of the best ways of relaxing the mind is the art of paintings. Divya Institute of Arts – a leading painting and

Humanitarian Actor Jose Acevedo Stand in Solidarity with workers from around the …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA - March 30, 2011 - Humanitarian Actor Jose Acevedo will be joining thousand of workers on April 4, 2011 at the King Center in Atlanta, GA., to celebrate the Anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination. As an Union member of the SAG and AFTRA Actor Jose Acevedo stand in solidarity with Union workers across the nation in support of the "We Are One,

MilitaryPlaques.Com Brand New Website

Indianapolis--On February 2011 launched a new website for MilitaryPlaques.COM, an online merchant of mahogany wood products. The new site is programmed, conceptualized and designed for easier and more secure online shopping. With the use of the most advance e-commerce sofrware platform and Content Management System CMS, MilitaryPlaques.Com has able to develop a website that responds to customers' demand for an easier user interface shopping cart. The new website homepage is designed to

Hoffman Design Group Invites Philadelphia Businesses to Go to Hawaii

Hoffman Design Group celebrates wins at 2010 Philadelphia International Flower Show, and looks forward to next year’s theme. Folcroft, PA, April 06, 2011 -- Award-winning exterior landscape design and corporate interior landscaping company, Hoffman Design Group, Inc, invites Philadelphia shop and building owners to collaborate on next year’s Phlower Power Window Decorating Contest as part of the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show. A favorite on the Philly calendar, the Flower Show

"The Underwater Critters of Banderas Bay" PREMIERES AT SPLURGE

Bucerias, Nayarti, Mexico April 4, 2011 - For the month of April, The Earth Day Network in association with Splurge Art Gallery in Bucerias Mexico will highlight Earth Day - a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Each year, Earth Day (April 22nd) marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in the United States,
04-06-2011 | Arts & Culture

Nick Carter Debuts Single Off Highly Anticipated Solo Album Set For U.S. Release …

(Los Angeles, CA – April 5, 2011) – Nick Carter, the blonde haired, blue eyed, breakout star of world renowned singing group, Backstreet Boys is set to debut his highly anticipated single ‘Just One Kiss’. An internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter, Nick has won fans over with his musical and on screen talents, as well as his undeniable heart-throb status. His enduring popularity has made him part of one of

TEEN COUNTRY SINGER Anna Craig to release debut 5 track EP with Expat Records

Youtube sensation and teen country singer ‘Anna Craig’ to release debut 5 track EP. The 17 year old singer songwriter from Hartselle, Alabama currently has over 1.5 million hits on Youtube and has received substantial radio play across the US. Anna Craig is a teen country singer songwriter from Hartselle Alabama. Discovered on Youtube where she has several thousand subscribers and well over 1.5 million views, 17 year old Anna Craig is

Contact 2011: Figure and Ground @ Queen Gallery

This month, Queen Gallery will explore issues of war and censorship in Contact 2011: Figure and Ground. Here, four Iranian artists will explore their homeland and its social and political complexity with two shows: Landscape, Revolution, People and West by East. From April 30th to May 31st, Ali Kamran, Aydin Matlabi, and Gohar Dashti will present Landscape, Revolution, People. Here, they depict their feelings of their homeland and how

Dane Drewis Band touring Southern CA

The Dane Drewis Band from Sacramento, CA will be touring through Southern CA to promote the new release "Rock & Soul." The band will be at: LeStats in San Diego on Wednesday 4.20.11 - 8pm The OC Tavern in San Clemente on Thursday 4.21.11 - 10pm Molly Malones in Los Angeles on Friday 4.22.11 - 8pm Frog and Peach Pub in San Luis Obispo on Saturday 4.23.11 - 10pm Please check websites for ticket prices and

New Novel “Come Here and I’ll Show You” Receives 12 Top Amazon Reviews in 3 Mont …

Derek Lantin’s new novel "Come Here...and I'll Show You" has been published for only 3 months, yet is already receiving rave reviews from international literary critics. The new book has already received 12 top reviews on Amazon, plus reviews on literary sites such as 'Ezine', 'Lunch', ‘The New Book Review’ and the famous "Conversations Club" magazine. Famous American author, James Reasoner, also published a glowing review of “Come Here…”

Out now: VernissageTV PDF Magazine No. 16

VernissageTV PDF-Magazine No. 16: Tapes, Fur, Tubes, and Mylar Basel / Switzerland, April 5, 2011 During a trip to an evening of openings in Paris, VernissageTV had a closer look at the retrospective with the subtle works of French artist Pierrette Bloch at Karsten Greve Gallery. In Fribourg / Switzerland, VernissageTV had the chance to do an extensive interview with Edith Dekyndt, who had a solo show at Fri-Art Centre d’Art Contemporain,

VernissageTV at Art Cologne 2011

VernissageTV covers Art Cologne 2011 art fair and shows video art Basel, April 5, 2011 – As media partner of Art Cologne, VernissageTV art tv will cover Art Cologne 2011. The fair for modern and contemporary art will take place in Cologne, Germany from 13th to 17th April 2011. VernissageTV will provide its viewers with atmospheric shots from the fair, recordings of art talks, and in-depth interviews with artists, curators

Nguyen Duy, Third Showroom Launching

On the 20th of this January, Nguyen Duy Gemstone, a well-known gemstone arts trader in Vietnam, had successfully launched its third showroom at 52 Tran Nao St., Dist. 2 Hochiminh City. With the excitement of about 150 guests, the event was prosperously held and gained attraction from the participants as well as the media industry. The inauguration was started with an impressive lion dance and flowers handing to honored guests. Spectacularly,

Exhibition: "WILLIAM WAUER AND BERLIN CUBISM - SCULPTURE around 1920" at Georg K …

For the first time the influences of Cubism on modern sculpture in Germany are shown in a comprehensive exhibition. WILLIAM WAUER AND BERLIN CUBISM - SCULPTURE around 1920 Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, 10 April - 19 June, 2011 OPENING: Sunday, 10 April, 2011, 11:30 h “The Berlin sculptor William Wauer was the first in Europe to create the pure cubist sculpture.” (Rudolf Blümner, 1921) The sculptural work of Berlin artist William

Oldenburg Film Festival is coming of age

After last year’s budget cuts cast doubts on the future of the „German Sundance“ it is now certain that there will be an 18th edition of the festival in 2011. There will be an Oldenburg Film Festival No. 18. After the forced budget cuts by the municipal council in 2010 the festival was financially endangered. Grants by the city of Oldenburg were cut by more than half. In December 2010 the

‘Street Art’ Gains Wide Acceptance Amongst Dubai Art Connoisseurs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2011: ProArt Gallery announced that their exhibition titled ‘Street Art Without Borders’, being held at the Palm Strip Shopping Mall in Jumeirah from March 9th- April 7th 2011, is receiving a tremendous response from the region’s leading art collectors and connoisseurs, who are showing a keen interest in the urban art form. Over 12 international street artists are showcasing their work and keeping visitors
04-04-2011 | Arts & Culture Launches Petition For Voice Over Performance Category At The Oscars

Today the voice over community bands together lobbying for their industry to be recognized at the Oscars. Currently the Academy recognizes just four acting awards. Animated films are eligible for the Best Picture and Animated Feature Film categories but there is no category to honour the voice actors in these films. initiated the idea for a change to the Oscars program on their Facebook Group. When the company asked if talent

Frank Sinatra as Musical Troubadour This Week at

Frank Sinatra said he heard “symphonies from the universe” in his head as a kid and thought about singing for a living as young as 11-years-old. But it was a Bing Crosby concert in the summer of 1935 at Loew’s Journal Square in downtown New Jersey that changed Frank’s life. ‘He was the first troubadour that any of us had heard. After seeing him that night, I knew I

AAA supports Forestry Commission's Wood Fuel Grant Announcement

Investment news and analysis portal, Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA), has stated its support for the Forestry Commission’s decision to introduce a grant to boost wood fuel production in the UK. Boston, Mass, April 04, 2011 -- Investment news and analysis portal, Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA), has stated its support for the Forestry Commission’s decision to introduce a grant to boost wood fuel production in the UK. In a move that the AAA

The Rise of the Art Tattoo

Sources of tattoo inspiration are no longer found in the well worn pages of flash designs. Professional from all fields are now commissioning artists to design unique body art. A free Western masterpiece library of around 50,000 images has been released by a tattoo studio, signifying the rise of the art tattoo. The number of tattooed people world-wide is estimated to be in the hundreds of millions. There is of

Edward Bereta's "Kid with the Cape" Takes Off--Landing in the Center of the E-Un …

Warning to all, especially wimpy kids!--Edward Bereta’s “Kid with the Cape” is everywhere in the E-Universe! Find it on Border’s Kobo, Apple’s iPad and iPhone, the Sony Reader, Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes and Noble’s Nook! Optioned for a movie, Producer Michael Edwards is looking for a star. It’s 1954 and in America’s big cities, school kids hide under their desks during civilian training drills. Many families stock up
04-01-2011 | Arts & Culture

HEIMSPIEL 2011 in Cologne - Local and Global Contrasts on Stage

On six days, 106 artists from 15 countries will present and discuss current developments in contemporary theatre. The international guest performances and the symposium will present new theatrical forms, surprising alliances and unusual models for municipal theatres. In six workshops, 70 theatre professional from 9 countries will develop interdisciplinary projects. Festival opening on 31 March in the Schauspiel Köln Marking the start of the festival, HEIMSPIEL 2011 presents as a

Clariant launches new ED Pigments for decorative and industrial paint applicatio …

Muttenz, 30 March 2011 – Colorant and paint producers can take advantage of easy, uniform dispersion for more colors than ever before with Clariant’s launch of new Easily Dispersible (ED) Pigments at the European Coatings Show 2011. The addition of three new pigments to Clariant’s existing range of Easily Dispersible pigments for water-based decorative pigment dispersions – the EDW range – is a major step towards completion of the whole color

San Francisco Film Society’s Director of Education to be guest on “Mind Over Mat …

Joann Parsont, director of education at the San Francisco Film Society will be discussing the benefits of their youth education program. She will appear on “Mind Over Matters with Dr. Marla” on Voice America’s Radio Network. The San Francisco International Film Society is kicking off its annual film festival April 21st 2011 and Joann Parsont, director of Education at the San Francisco Film Society, will join Dr. Marla Sloane, host

Johansson Projects presents Homer Flynn

Johansson Projects presents an exhibition of LP cover production art, promotional photos, drawings, scratch-board illustrations, and digital imagery from the archives of Homer Flynn. As principal designer for the internationally acclaimed music, video and performance group, The Residents, Flynn will be exhibiting both professional and personal work. This is the artist's first solo exhibition at the gallery. Through his work, Homer Flynn has created a unique folklore composed of morosely taps judge for inaugural contest

Noted artist Kevin Geary signs on to judge inaugural contest has signed noted portrait and abstract artist Kevin Geary to judge its inaugural contest which begins on April 1st. is a site for artists of all skill levels to display their work, gain exposure, and compete on a monthly basis for cash awards. The site will be up and running by April 1 and the deadline for the first

Night Corridor Is A New Psychological Suspense Novel By Joan Hall Hovey

SOME NIGHTMARES HAPPEN WHEN YOU'RE AWAKE! At 17, Caroline Hill was torn from the boy she loved by her tyranical father. Then she lost her child. Finally, her grasp on reality. Now, after nine years in Bayshore mental institution, once called the lunatic asylum, Caroline Hill is finally being released. There will be no one to meet her. Her parents who brought her here...are dead. They have found her a room in a rooming

Dating for Avatars: Virtual World Next Island’s Offers Virtual Dating Advice

New York, February 1, 2011, -- Free-to-play virtual world Next Island ( introduces virtual dating coach, Metis. Dating and relationship expert J from the popular website Geek’s Dream Girl ( will be live in Next Island’s Crystal Resort as avatar dating coach, Metis, answering players’ questions on life and love. J has written extensively on dating and romance, and, with Geek’s Dream Girl, she’s helped hundreds of online daters find love. Next

Frank Hülsbömer: photokinetiks, or a short guide for the construction of meaning …

WiE Kultur | Berlin extended through June, 4 2011 Image 1: constructing meaning in 3 steps (2010) Image 2: constructivists vacation (2009) Image 3: the tennis speed of light (2008) Image 4: decelerating flashmob (2011) Text Info: Can geometrical forms be something else from what they actually are? If yes, could they serve as basis for a new vade mecum apt to instruct us on how to construct meaning? This last question is the leading theme of

Understanding the evolution of contemporary Chinese art: Sigg Collection now fea …

88MoCCA Vaduz, March 31st, 2011 88MoCCA is pleased to announce the virtual opening of “101 artworks – A Stroll through the Sigg Collection”. The exhibit features 101 works from the Uli Sigg Collection from the 1970s until to today. These bold and daring works have been seminal in shaping the art scene in China. The Uli Sigg Collection is a one-of-a kind archive that documents the complex and dramatic evolution of Chinese art

Tension and Diversity in Valdemaro Grifoni's Artwork at Agora Gallery

For Immediate Release NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Florence native, Valdemaro Grifoni, in Altered States of Reality: an Exhibition of Analog and Digital Fine Art Photography. The exhibition is scheduled to run from April 19, 2011 through May 10, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, April 21, 2011). About the Artist Valdemaro Grifoni’s work, which can include such diverse subjects as fragmented and undulating landscapes of metal hills, angular plastic bodies

Portrait Photographer Joins Up With SEO Firm to Help Locals Access Photography S …

Oak Park Photography, a portrait photographer serving Thousand Oaks, California, is pleased to announce their new partnership with Prospect Genius, an online advertising company specializing in SEO for local businesses. By working together, Oak Park Photography hopes to make their portrait studio more accessible for local families. As David Khorsandi, professional photographer and owner of Oak Park Photography, says, “I knew we needed to do more to help local parents and

First Novel of the Recession for the Forty Somethings to be Released April 26th

A Catcher in the Rye for Forty Somethings. What happened to all those Good Times and what happened to the Generation between the Boomers and Gen X? New York, NY, March 30, 2011 -- The Catcher in the Rye for the fortysomethings. Not quite boomers, five years old during Woodstock, missed the sixties revolution and ended up being mellow in the seventies, partied in the eighties, floated in the nineties, then

WWA gallery presents the opening of our Newest Show "Lilacs out of the Deadland"

Lilacs Out of the Dead Land Featuring works by: Paul Torres, Casey Weldon, Richard J Frost, Sinae Park, Lily Mae Martin, and Dylan Sisson Opening Reception: Friday, April 1st, 2011 from 7-10pm On View: April 1st – May 7th, 2011 Though it opens April 1st, WWA gallery’s upcoming show, Lilacs Out of the Dead Land, is seriously no joke. Featuring works by Paul Torres, Casey Weldon, Richard J Frost, Sinae Park, Lily Mae

Norway Is The New Scotland - Award Winning Historical Romance Author Kris Tualla …

Kris Tualla, award winning author of the Hansen series of historical romance novels, announces that she will be appearing at the 2011 RT Booklovers Convention in Los Angeles. In the historical romance genre, Scotland has always held the upper hand in regards to popular story lines. For many years, novels featuring Scottish themes have been devoured by the reading public. One writer, Kris Tualla, feels that this popular theme has been

A Bachelor of Interior Design Degree will be offered by the Academy of Design at …

On March 11, 2011, Hon. John Milloy, the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities in Ontario granted RCC Institute of Technology consent to offer a Bachelor of Interior Design program in the Province of Ontario. RCC Institute of Technology is the only private, non-denominational school to be granted consent to offer Bachelor degrees in Ontario. The program will be delivered through both in-class and online delivery and will be accessible

For the first time in a European museum, two extraordinary pieces will be shown …

The pieces are two “Resplandor”, head covers as Frida Kahlo used to wear and as she painted in two of her paintings. “Being able to exhibit the two “Resplandor” is of high cultural and artistic value, to our knowledge no museum in Europe has even shown such pieces before”, said Mr. Gehrke, Museum Director. The Resplandor (meaning “The Glowing”) is a head cover made of lace, coloured satin ribbon and white

Online Art Gallery Announces Call for Art - Theme “CityScapes” Art Contest

Jupiter, Florida - March 27, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce its April’s 2011 art competition. The theme for April is “CityScapes”. 2D Artists can submit their best Cityscape themed art for the Gallery’s May 2011 exhibition now. The submission process for artists ends April 28, 2011. All winners will be selected, announced and placed on the Light Space & Time website on May

Blue World Publications Has a Green Worldview

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. David Goodberg’s premiere book, Selected Shorts and Other Methods of Time Travel, takes a look at the controversial repercussions of time travel in the seemingly, not so distant future. But while it is one thing to muse about what may happen someday, it is even more important to address what will happen soon. Blue World Publications wants to maximize resources and minimize waste, entailing a greener

A Life on the Edge

In The Watcher, the 2010 Word Alive Press Fiction Winner, novelist Sara Davison explores God’s grace and one woman’s willingness to forgive Waterloo, ON - For Kathryn Ellison, the quiet life of a single mother is filled with bittersweet joy, pride in her daughter, Lexi, and the comfort of belonging to a close-knit ranching family in British Columbia. There is also the tantalizing promise of romance, if only she can

Beach Reporter Covers Local Turf and Surf of Godges Family Memoir

Serving the beach cities of Los Angeles County, this week’s Beach Reporter highlights many local spots that play important roles in the Godges family memoir, Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century. Among the spots are the family home in Redondo Beach, Saint Lawrence Martyr Elementary School, Redondo Union High School, the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, and the beach itself. Throughout the memoir, “Godges weaves the personal

In her new novel, author Pauline Hager claims one of the reasons for the failed …

In her new novel, author Pauline Hager claims one of the reasons for the failed Author, Pauline Hager, Connects The Failed Economy In Present-Day Greece With The Injustices From The Ottoman Rule Hundreds Of Years Ago, In Her New Novel “Giorgi's Greek Tragedy” For Immediate Release In her new novel, author Pauline Hager claims one of the reasons for the failed economy in present-day Greece stems from injustices during the 400

Berenice Abbott Photographer as Documentarian This Week at

Much of Berenice Abbott’s photography is about capturing and interpreting the spirit of everyday life in New York City. She was a documentarian as well as an artist with the camera. A witness to an era. She saw the metropolis as alive and rapidly changing in the 1920s. Buildings were being torn down to make room for skyscrapers. Her goal was to capture Manhattan’s storefronts,

Kunstmatrix provides active access to virtual arts

Berlin, March 24th 2011 Christoph Lauterbach, Kunstmatrix CEO: „For two years now, the future in the field of arts and the Internet has been on display with us.“ Dr. Jan Brockmann, former director of The National Museum Of Contemporary Art in Oslo: “The Kunstmatrix opens up new and promising possibilities for the virtual presentation of art.” Since 2009, the virtual exhibition portal has provided galleries, museums and auction houses with versatile solutions
03-23-2011 | Arts & Culture

Reside Brings Mid-Century Modern to Boston’s South End

(Boston, MA) Reside, Cambridge’s premier source for Mid-Century Modern furniture and design, announces the opening of their second location in Boston’s South End. The new Boston furniture store, located at 1409 Washington Street, is a destination for original vintage furniture, design, lighting and home accessories. The new location features iconic works by some of the 20th Century’s best designers and manufacturers such as Dunbar, Herman Miller, Nakashima,

Organizers of “Burns Night” event raised tens of thousands dollars for charity …

On the 19th of March the largest charity event in Ukraine - “Burns Night” - took place in Kyiv. The purpose of the event was to raise funds for the projects of the charitable organization “Kyiv Lions Club”. All funds raised during the evening will be invested in the verifiable charity projects of the Kyiv Lions Club. Approximately 370,000 USD was raised, donated and directed to charity

Stuck in the emotional landscape

An exhibition featuring works by: Jiri Haushka and Jaroslav Valečka Private View: Monday 18th of April 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Monday 18th of April – Thursday 28th of April 2011 Gallery Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm - Sat: 12.30pm - 5.00 pm Last day of Exhibition: Thursday 28th of April: 10.00am to 5.00pm This striking display of paintings connects two established

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