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SUBJECTIVE REALITY-A journey into the Neo-Psychedelic Art Movement featuring Sko …

What: Exhibition Opening and Happenings at Harold Golen Gallery When: 3 openings during the Art Basel Fair, on Dec. 6th, 7th and 8th, 2007. 7-11 p.m. each day. SUBJECTIVE REALITY will run through to January 5th. Where: 2921 NW 6th Ave, Wynwood Art District, Miami FL 33127 (4 blocks west of the Rubell Collection)

The German violinist Ingolf Turban plays unpublished works by Paganini

Saturday December 15, at the Auditorium of the Casa Paganini in Genoa, will be a special occasion. The German violinist Ingolf Turban and the guitarist Adriano Sebastiani will be giving a concert (commencing at 8.30 pm) in which they will present the world premieres of six pieces by Niccolò Paganini recently rediscovered in the Sivori Archive. The set of \"Sei Cantabili e Valtz\" are pieces Paganini wrote for guitar and violin

Olympic Spirit in art: ARTIADE opens its gates for the fourth time

ARTIADE - Olympics of Art to take place in conjunction with Olympic Games in Beijing 2008 and Los Angeles // A global unique Art Event next to the Olympic Games // Artists will once again represent their nations as Cultural Ambassadors // ARTIADE under the aegis of the Hellenic Republic (Greece) // International jury expects a great number of interesting applications Los Angeles and Beijing, October 11th 2007: Registration for

Works of art to give away, the ARTFRAGMENTPUZZLEPROJECT in five continents

The artist Wolfgang Sandt is going to start the ARTFRAGMENTPUZZLEPROJECT a worldwide art project for virtual and reallife communication, using art in a playful way. Wolfgang Sandt will give away five works of art (pieces of art literally) for free, one in every continent. Everybody can apply for a piece of art . More information will be given shortly on the artist´s homepage P.S. One thing can be already revealed. Stone will play an

An Event-Filled Biennale

The sixth edition of the Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art will take place at the historic Fortezza da Basso from 1st - 9th December, 2007. 840 artists coming from 76 countries will be exhibiting more than 2,500 artworks and there will be an extraordinary meeting of cultures, languages and diverse artistic styles. The actress Anne Archer, Ambassador of the association Artists for Human Rights is coming to Florence to award
11-30-2007 | Arts & Culture
Ann Wood

"Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out" Great Holiday Gift For Music Lovers

As a friend and cohort of some of rock music\'s biggest legends – the Who, Rod Stewart and the Faces, the Rolling Stones, the Eagles, Joe Walsh and the James Gang, and many others- photographer Tom Wright was given unparalleled access to almost every aspect of the musicians\' lives, on- and offstage. Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out, with a foreword by the Who\'s Pete Townshend, is a compilation of

A Bucket of Ashes, a romantic novel by Jill Lanchbery is publised by Libros Inte …

At the heart of A Bucket of Ashes by Jill Lanchbery is an old fashioned love story. Joanna Townsend has it all. She has her own home in a beautiful Sussex village, a successful career as a freelance fashion illustrator, a fourteen year old son who she adores and a gorgeous boyfriend, Tom who wants to marry her. Sally Akinola, mother of four teenage daughters, thinks she has it all too

XXX-mas Party at Strychnin London

Featuring work by German photographer Annie Bertram and Christmas Ornaments by Elmer Presslee, Bijou, Angie Mason, Christina Graf, Laurie Lipton, Lucien Shapiro, Ver Mar, Jason Jacenko, Eduardo Benedetto, Till Krautkraemer, Chet Zar, Kristen Ferrell, Tim Roosen, Lisa Mei Ling Fong, Mimi S., Ansgar Noeth, Alexander Sterzel, Travis Lindquist, Danielle de Picciotto, Miraschi, Raf Veulemans, David Hochbaum, Marc Janssens, Virginie Ropars, Daniel Van Nes. Music by Alexander Wolfe. More than twenty of

Online Tutoring Service Brings Assistance to Math Students

If the nation’s top math students are on a train headed east at 80MPH, and all the students who are flunking math are on a train headed west at 75MPH, and both trains leave at the same time from stations 267 miles apart. . . why can’t Timmy figure out that 6 X 8 = 48? A crisis exists in math education today. American students are falling behind in record numbers

Barnes & Noble CEO On Roadwork: "Probably The Best Book On Rock & Roll Ever Publ …

New York, NY – In an extraordinary endorsement, Barnes & Noble Booksellers CEO Steve Riggio has called Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out by photographer Tom Wright \"probably the best book on rock & roll ever published.\" Riggio joins others in his praise of Wright\'s photo-laden memoir of life inside rock\'s inner circle. Don Carleton, director of the Center for American History, hails Roadwork as \"a major contribution to

Why Nigerian-born author says Don't Africa Me

Lashes out at CNN, Angelina Jolie, Black immigrants, Feed The Children, others for hurting Africa Coralville Iowa --- Though Nigeria is tainted by advance fee fraud and China by lead-laden toys, a Nigerian in America is still called an African (by his continental identity) while a Chinese is called a Chinese (by his national identity). Many “African” immigrants still threaten to send their disobedient kids “back to Africa,” portraying Africa as

GrandVista Music Brings New Vision To Old Standards

Nashville, Tenn. - What is old is made new again - that\'s the philosophy behind GrandVista Music and their new 3-cd box set How Sweet The Sound. Chris Walters and Paul Binkley have united to produce a new sound in hymns. Fusing smooth jazz and old-fashioned melody through orchestral arrangements reveals yet another facet of these timeless songs. The Christmas Hymns bonus CD is especially interesting because a children\'s choir

The silence also knows how to speak

Spanish mime actor Carlos Martínez celebrates his 25th stage anniversary Since 1982 Carlos Martínez has constructed a world of theatre that unites temperament and nuance with modern mime technique. As a passionate observer of our humanity, he reveals seemingly insignificant encounters where we discover our own reflection. The actor transforms the ordinary events of daily life into extraordinary performances with the skill of an artisan and the wisdom of an artist
11-27-2007 | Arts & Culture

Robert Galbraith Commences as Host of WCPE Opera House Dec. 6

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 28, 2007)— announces today that Robert Galbraith, founding artistic director of the Opera Company of North Carolina, will begin his tenure as host of the WCPE Opera House on Thursday, December 6. Galbraith looks to build upon the legacy of the late Al Ruocchio and will feature Giuseppe Verdi’s “Falstaff” as the first performance in a three-month celebration of Shakespearean-inspired operas. “I am looking forward to

Prestigio Opens the Gifts Season

Limassol (Cyprus), November 20, 2007 -- Prestigio Technologies Ltd., a dynamic international vendor of state-of-the-art products for Digital Home and Digital Office, has announced the upcoming postcard contest entitled “Prestigio New Year Greetings” starting from November 20 through December 20, 2007. Prestigio is thrilled to invite all works from all designers not depending on age or professional level to compete for astonishing prizes or to win Grand Prix. Christmas is

Choice items at Hamburg evening auction of “Rare Books”

Ketterer Kunst attains sales quota of 83% Hamburg, 22 November 2007 (kk) - Outstanding results were achieved at the two-day Ketterer Kunst auction marathon in Hamburg. With overall estimates amounting to € 475 000, the evening auction alone made € 600 000*. The sales quota for objects in the division expressly allocated to the evening auction is 83%. The overall proceeds from the auction of Rare Books - Manuscripts - Autographs

Societás and Medium Magazine announce the winners of the Creative Graduate Priz …

American photographer Carrie Schechter wins the Best Static Art Award and Welsh filmmaker Gareth Lloyd wins the Best Animated Art Award in the Creative Graduate Prize 2007. The online visual arts awards were launched in 2005 by web/print/live arts platform Medium Magazine and creative think tank and incubator Societás. Designed to recognise the best emerging illustrators, photographers and artists worldwide the awards annually attract entries from creative graduates in both the
11-23-2007 | Arts & Culture
Pazo Print

West Midland Printer Short-listed For Major Award

Simon Griffiths, a partner in West Midland printers Pazo Print is over the moon at having been nominated and short-listed for the Digital Printer Magazine Award. The award will be presented on the 29th November at the Hyatt Regency in London. Pazo are specialist digital printers and have only been operating for about a year, but in this short time have swiftly been recognized for their innovative approach to high

Online Drumming in a Hi-Tech World

The hi-tech digital age and long distance communication and creativity continue to morph and adapt to new technology and the music world is no different! It too is scrambling to keep up. There was once the tradition that recording musicians HAD to meet under one roof and a series of microphones to produce fine quality music. With the advent of high speed internet, ftp storage sites and mp3\'s, the ability to
11-21-2007 | Arts & Culture

Bring Smiles with RUSNAK Toy Drive for Foster Care Charity

(Pasadena, CA) Bringing joy to children during the holidays is relatively easy. Feasting on a gingerbread house, unwrapping a toy, or taking a picture with Santa Claus are ways to brighten a child’s day during this time. For foster care children living at Hillsides, there is no difference. With the generous support from RUSNAK Auto Group, children at Hillsides, the foster care children’s charity, will experience a day of joy. RUSNAK
11-20-2007 | Arts & Culture

Robert Babicz aka Rob Acid ‚Basic’ Remix Contest

FOEM, a netlabel and talent pool, is hosting an international remix contest with the scene-icon Robert Babicz, aka Rob Acid. Among many other prizes, there is the chance to be featured on Rob’s newest record for the label tanzbar|musik. Entries are welcomed from any talented producer. The contest is running from 1.11.2007 until 31.1.2008 on the FOEM website: Rob Acid has been a world wide symbol for Acid Techno since
11-20-2007 | Arts & Culture

WCPE New World Weekend: Thanksgiving Programming Honors American Composers and H …

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 14, 2007) — Music Director William Woltz of WCPE, TheClassicalStation.Org announces the Thanksgiving Weekend Great Classical Music line-up. The selections will focus on the diverse heritage of the people that have become the American melting pot and how international styles and traditions have blended and are being transformed to create America’s unique culture and music. “Thanksgiving Weekend has always been a celebration of welcome,” says Music

Author Feather Schwartz Foster to Speak About First Ladies in Morristown, NJ

MORRISTOWN, NJ – If you’ve ever wondered what the “old” First Ladies were like – the ones from Martha Washington through Mamie Eisenhower, then you’ll get an earful with “LADIES: A Conjecture of Personalities.” Its author, Feather Schwartz Foster, a Scotch Plains resident, will be discussing her book entitled “LADIES: A Conjecture of Personalities” at a meeting of the Morristown Woman’s Club, 51 South Street, Morristown,

Inspiration Sounds Release Funked Up Horns

Inspiration Sounds have released a new 47MB Downloadable Sample Pack called Funked Up Horns. FUNKED UP HORNS features 120 Horn (Saxophone and Trumpet section) Riffs performed exclusively by one of the UK\'s leading Trumpet players (Glastonbury, Hyde Park, Top of the Pops, MTV) and a world class Saxophonist. Essential for producing any style of music. CONTENTS: 47MB Downloadable Sample Pack featuring 120 riffs in .WAV format. Includes riffs in these Keys: A,

Inspiration Sounds Release Funked Up Bass Guitars

Inspiration Sounds have released a new 240MB Downloadable Sample Pack called Funked Up Bass Guitars. FUNKED UP BASS GUITARS is a new 240MB Downloadable Sample Pack from the Inspiration Sounds label which features 640 of the Funkiest Bass Loops ever recorded. Performed exclusively by one of the UK\'s finest bass guitarists and essential for producing any style of music. CONTENTS: 240MB Sample Pack. Includes both 1963 Fender Precision Bass loops and 5-String
11-19-2007 | Arts & Culture

Charity Auction on eBay for Gibson

San Luis Obispo, CA, November 26, 2007 - Bidding has now started on eBay for the guitar that made “Stairway to Heaven” a hit. A rare “aged” reproduction of Jimmy Page’s s signature EDS-1275 Double Neck Guitar is being sold for charity with eBay Giving Works, eBay’s dedicated charity listing program. The Jimmy Page Guitar Charity Auction runs November 26 to December 6, 2007 with 10% of the winning proceeds benefiting


Benjamin Dessange, the son of famous Jasques Dessange, Head of present day «Dessange» corporation, has visited Minsk on the 14th of November, 2007. His visit to Minsk was dedicated to 50 years anniversary of the first hairdressing «Dessange» salon’s appearance in Paris. The history of trade mark «Dessange» started in 1956 when a young barber Jasques Dessange opened the first beauty salon at Franklin Ruzvelt Avenue not so far from

Terranova Editores lanza campaña promocional para período navideño

La editorial puertorriqueña Terranova Editores lanzará el próximo 19 de noviembre su primera campaña promocional para fomentar el obsequio de libros durante la época navideña. Con esta iniciativa de promoción, la editorial, con apenas cuatro años en el mercado editorial puertorriqueño y un catálogo de sobre cincuenta títulos, se coloca así a la delantera en el sector de las publicaciones en la isla. La campaña “En Navidad, regale un libro” incluirá
11-16-2007 | Arts & Culture
Evan Tate

Mastering Jazz Improvisation

The New Yorker Saxophonist Evan Tate presents his new books “250 Jazz Patterns” and “Blues & Rhythm Changes in All Keys”. The most innovative feature of these books are what he calls “Improv Etudes”. Just as Etudes (Studies) are used in learning the language of classical music, \"Improv Etudes\" are used here to learn and understand the jazz improvisational language. The \"Improv Etudes\" are designed to help you super-charge your

OnCell Reaches Agreement with Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Rochester, NY, November 15, 2007 – OnCell Systems, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand, location-based multimedia content to cell phones and other mobile devices, announced today that an agreement has been reached with the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art , located in Ithaca, New York. Through their OnCell Audio service, Oncell Systems will provide a cell phone audio tour service to the museum located on the campus of Cornell

Scalamandre Internet Auction Opens November 24

Scalamandre, the doyen company of American silks and satins, will present an Internet auction of fine fabrics and trims, wall papers, rugs, furniture, lighting, and weaving artifacts from their original mill in Long Island City, NY. The auction preview is posted on line at The bidding begins on November 24 and the auction closes Saturday, December 1. Register to bid in the auction at “We are thinning out our Long

Shanghai, portrait of a city in the night

Futuristic architectures, smoky urban atmospheres, neon lights, images from one of the most sophisticated Asian metropolis. The photographer shows the portrait of a labyrinthine city, exotic and mysterious which overnight shows its hidden sides through fascinating play of light and shadows. Each image is accompanied by a back noise, the sound of a metropolis that has temporary slowed his race, the padded sound of a development that seems unstoppable even

Cultural tip with Zendome

Our cultural tip for this autumn: A must is the international exhibition “Vom Funken zum Pixel” (from the spark to the pixel) that is currently on display at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. You can see contemporary art that works with digital and interactive electronic media. Until 14th January 2008 you can discover energy in form of fire, electricity, light and pixels, dive into multimedia Installations, generate electricity and discover ean ntire countryside. When

Big guns go for big bucks at Smythe sales

Manhattan, New York - November 13, 2007 – Over 5500 lots which included an intriguing mix of historical paper, currency, stock certificates and artifacts recovered from the 1784 shipwreck “El Cazador” were greeted by enthusiastic bidders at Smythe & Company. The one week, four auction, whirlwind of sales that ended November 1, realized a total hammer of $1,259,250. Among the more noteworthy offerings were a pair of 18th century Spanish

Dream Role for Violeta Urmana

The Lithuanian singer makes her debut as Amelia in "Un ballo in maschera" with the Bavarian State Opera. One year after her spectacular debut in the role of Aida at La Scala in Milan, Violeta Urmana is creating another of Verdi's great roles for the dramatically expressive lyric soprano, as she takes on the part of Amelia in "Un ballo in maschera". To this end, Violeta's first exploration of her

Emanuel Licha - It's Like Being in a Movie

We are pleased to announce a further addition to the Eminent Domain collection currently published in Show: Emanuel Licha’s It’s Like Being in a Movie. This project, developed online in Make, explores the ritual systemisation of violence and destruction, particularly through modern media. The assumed persona of the War Tourist is an amorphous spokesperson for the unsettling combination of war, disaster and tourism, a coupling of event and response that

New cartoon e-book of the cult classic Dharma The Cat launched by Emmy winning w …

Sydney, Australia—November 13th 2007—Emmy award winning documentary maker David Lourie announced last week the launch of the electronic edition of his Simon & Schuster cartoon paperback, called “Dharma The Cat– Philosophy With Fur.” The new e-book has some never-before-seen cartoons of the international cult favorite – “On the rocky path to nirvana, with a Buddhist cat, a novice monk and a mouse hell-bent on cheese!” The new e-book is also available

Rio de la Plata: A 10 day trip full of music

After all the years with great shows in Europe by bands like Panteón Rococó, Abuela Coca, Karamelo Santo, La Vela Puerca or No Te Va Gustar we decided it´s time to go overseas ourselves to visit them in their barrios. Try to understand where their music comes from, see the places they are singing about – simply get to know what life at Rio de la Plata is about. We

Karl Richter: Fascination and Interpretation - DVD-Documentary "Karl Richter in …

In the third and last part of the Karl-Richter-Video documentary Johannes Martin has let over 20 contemporary witnesses (et al. Hertha Töpper, Edda Moser, Julia Hamari, Kieth Engen, Christian Kabitz and Paul Meisen) have their say and providing over 26 Musical Quotes (from live recordings), which help explain the interpretation and the fascination, that Karl Richter wielded over both musicians and audience and which has kept music lovers all over


Ashok Art Gallery presents \'CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION\' 14th - 15th november 2007 At: convention foyer, india habitat centre lodhi road, new delhi, india daily 11 am to 8.30 pm First time in Indian Art Market, presenting the most debated women artist from Pakistan Amna Iliyas , the young women painter from Udhampur who is drawing a lot of attention, Kanchan Verma , the lovely lady with a amazing art skill from The Nederlands Thea Walstra
11-12-2007 | Arts & Culture

FOEM presents DJ Misjah and FOEM DJs im Tanzhaus West, Frankfurt am Main

Christmas Party with international futuristic Tech Funk House Artists FOEM, the netlabel and talent resource have arranged a club night featuring Rotterdam´s DJ Misjah at Tanzhaus West in Frankfurt am Main on 25.12.2007. The club night showcases some of the best upcoming FOEM DJs including Kid Culture and Daniel Mehlhart, and also visuals by Eware. DJ Misjah is credited with being one of the founders of Acid Techno and Hardhouse, and has

Just in time for Christmas: Ketterer Kunst has Nolde in the bag

Munich, 8 November 2007 (kk) - Not all that long ago, a record-breaking € 2 580 000* for the Emil Nolde portrait “Nadja” was achieved at Ketterer Kunst. Robert Ketterer has pulled two more Nolde paintings on a single canvas and carrying an estimate of € 400 000-600 000 from the sack to be sold at auction in Munich on 5 December at 3.30 pm. On one side is the

Student Finds Painting in Flea-Market Sofa - Sold at Ketterer Kunst for € 19.200 …

Hamburg, 31 October 2007 (kk) - When she bought a sofa bed last year at a flea market for € 150, she didn’t know how lucky she was. When the Berlin student drew out the bed tray for the first time at home, she discovered a painting in it that was sold at auction by Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on Saturday, 27 October, for € 19 200*. Surprised at this unusual
11-08-2007 | Arts & Culture

WCPE Veterans Day Tribute: National Radio Station Honors Those Who Have Served T …

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 7, 2007) — Dick Storck, Program Director for WCPE, TheClassicalStation.Org and former Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) announcer, invites listeners across the country to remember those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Through music, WCPE will remember and honor all service men and women on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11 (2007315). WCPE will be participating in Armistice Remembrance, November 11 (2007315) at

Top Artists Coming to the San Diego for the 5th Annual San Diego Arts Festival

The 5th Annual San Diego Arts Festival – the best ever in quality and variety—returns to the San Diego Convention Center, November 23 through 25. Now in its 5th year, the festival has become not only THE premier art and craft show in San Diego, but is also one of the top art festivals in the county; many of the artists who exhibit at such renowned events as the Sausalito
11-07-2007 | Arts & Culture

Art Job Leads Posted Daily on Newly Launched Blog

GalleryJob is pleased to announce the launch of their new blog. GalleryJob features leads for art jobs, upcoming art events, and advice from professionals in the art world. After seeing the difficulty that many recent graduates with degrees in art and art history face when trying to break into the art world, Kate Noonan, GalleryJob’s owner and operator, decided to help. “My hope is that job seekers

CO-EVOLUTION – because we depend on each other

10 November – 16 December 2007 Parque Ibirapuera, Portão 3, São Paulo, Brazil Further information: CO-EVOLUTION – the award winning Danish contribution to the Architecture Biennale in Venice 2006 - is now on display at the 7th Sao Paulo International Biennial of Architecture in Brazil. After Venice, the Sao Paulo biennial is the most important architecture biennial in the world. Since Brazil hosted the first UN conference on the environment in 1992,

The Natural World by R. John Ferguson

R John Ferguson\'s exhibition is scheduled to be featured at Agora Gallery with the opening of Tripping the Light Fantastic. We would be delighted if you would join us for the opening reception. Scheduled to run from November 20 through December 11, 2007 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 29, 2007, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York R John Ferguson\'s work may be seen on

Author Feather Schwartz Foster to Discuss The Civil War Divas at Springfield Lib …

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Mary Todd Lincoln and Julia Dent Grant towered above most women of the Civil War Era – not so much for their personal accomplishments but for their visibility. You’ll get an earful about these two old gals with “LADIES: A Conjecture of Personalities.” Its author, Feather Schwartz Foster, a New Jersey resident, will be discussing the “Civil War Divas” as well as


THE WORKS OF SIX EMERGING ARTISTS WILL BE SHOWN IN RESIDENTIAL SALES GALLERY AND FIVE TOWER SUITES New York, NY – The Raandesk Gallery’s “Art & Living” exhibition will enable visitors to experience pieces in a home—if not their home. “Art & Living” will take the works of six artists out of the gallery and into five newly renovated, custom-furnished tower suites. Artwork will include photographs by Jennie Barrese and Laura

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