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Green Art Gallery Dubai presents “King Give Us Soldiers”, a solo show of new wor …

Exhibition Dates: 14/01/2013 - 03/03/2013 Opening date: 14/01/2013 - 7pm - 9pm Green Art Gallery announces the first solo exhibition of Hungarian painter Zsolt Bodoni in the region. Bodoni’s practice is characterized by large complex canvases, usually depicting industrialist and viscerally atmospheric backgrounds in which his characters innocently exist. Through an investigation and analysis of historical processes, Bodoni draws from archives of literature, art history and music, his practice functioning in an

Get Your Hands on beaux – the Asian Male Magazine - Hong Kong Based Photographer …

Following up on the success of his previous project, the Asian Male, Hong Kong based photographer Norm Yip has announced the release of beaux. With the theme VANITY, the first issue of beaux features over 60 photographs of models from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, the USA, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Already available for collection by connoisseurs of Asian beauty, beaux magazine aims to bridge a gap between the increasing awareness
01-24-2013 | Arts & Culture

Top Photographers of 2012 Announced

The World Open of Photography (THE OPEN) has announced its list of the year’s top photographers. THE OPEN is a global search for the greatest photographers of our generation. THE OPEN is one of the largest photo competitions in the world, renowned for both its high calibre of photography and for being a forum to bring undisovered artists to the forefront alongside some of the most published veterans. It has one

God and Science: Author Jerry Pollock, PhD Proposes Science Does Not Does Exclud …

In a recent symposium in New York City, scientists who both believed and disbelieved in God discussed the problematic issue of science and religion. Opponents of a Supreme Being involved in creating our universe framed their arguments around their beliefs that centuries of scientifically proven biological experiments and theoretical physics and mathematics exclude God’s participation, while proponents took the opposite view where they felt that science cannot answer all the

Johansson Projects presents Pixilated Drift featuring David O'Brien, Andrew Bens …

Johansson Projects presents Pixilated Drift, in which computer glitches and obsolete technologies float, bump and bleed into one another like continents in motion. Andrew Benson’s entrancing videos depict liquid pixels, oozing like primal matter between sharp fractals and blinding colors. These epileptic glitches threaten to forever climax, causing a visual overload that forces you submit your brain to pure bliss. David O’Brien’s photographs explore human connectedness by weaving together colorful helices

2nd Annual All Women Art Competition Announced by Gallery

Jupiter, Florida, USA - December 20, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an "All Women" Juried Art Competition for the month of January 2013. The gallery urges all 2D (women only) artists to submit their best art for inclusion into the gallery's February 2013 online group exhibition. The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that is submitted by women artists only.

Andree Verleger: The Centre of Now- Dubai

On 31.December 2012 a milestone in event-history was written. The New Year's Eve Gala in Downtown Dubai, in front of the tallest building in the world and the most prestigious square kilometres on earth, set an impressive global landmark as one of the world's most attended single events. The background of the event is based on the important natural and cultural elements of the world and how they all come together. The

“Lift up, but keep grounded!” Ceramic Balloons are breaking the Norms. - Nina Ju …

LA ART SHOW 2013: January 23-27 Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall J and K, 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 The 2013 LA Art Show presents the art world’s limitless range featuring exhibitors who appreciate the past, embrace the present and forecast the future. The LA Art Show, with 4 distinct sections: Modern & Contemporary, Historic & Traditional Contemporary as well as Vintage Posters, and presentation of the IFPDA Los Angeles

Andrés Orozco-Estrada is to become the new Music Director of the Houston Symphon …

Andrés Orozco-Estrada is to become the next Music Director of the Houston Symphony Orchestra. The Colombian-born and Vienna-trained conductor will start a 5-year contract from the opening of the 2014/15 season; in 2013/14 he will give a number of concerts as Music Director Designate. The announcement was made on Wednesday by the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Andrés Orozco-Estrada is one of the most sought-after conductors of his generation. Born

Exhibition: Damaris Odenbach "Modelle"

Exhibition opening: Friday, 18 January 2013, 6-10pm Exhibition runs until 30 March 2013 Photography remains the artistic medium with supposedly the greatest claim of being realistic and authentic. Despite the fact that we know very well that with only a few clicks of the mouse a completely different image can be generated, or that what seems to be a snapshot is in fact the result of an elaborate studio set-up, we are

2012 Horror Comic Awards

For Immediate Release: 2012 Horror Comic Awards Are Here It's that time of year again! Time for the original fan based awards dedicated solely to HORROR COMICS. The 2012 Horror Comic Awards are back. Our staff of horror comic experts selected their top picks for 2012, and now it's time for YOU, the fans to vote for the best. Voting is open from December 19, 2012 – December 30,

Top results of 2007, 2010 and 2011 excelled - Best annual balance for 2012

Munich, 12 December, 2011, (kk) - EUR 30 million total proceeds – that is the excellent result for the business year 2012 of Ketterer Kunst. “Accordingly, we have outperformed even the so far best year in our company‘s history, the record year 2011, by EUR 1 million*“, says Robert Ketterer. TOP results 2012 Lot 53: Heinrich Campendonk - Zwei Pferde. Result EUR 536.800*, Starting price: EUR 180.000 Lot 209: Serge Poliakoff

Art auctions still soaring - High increases and many new customers

Munich, 8 December, 2012, (kk) – It was nothing but an outstanding end of the season. “The atmosphere was incredible and we could barely handle the enormous rush of 684 bidding requests (not including bidders in the auction room) on the 281 works“, says Robert Ketterer. And he continues: “One out of three customers was new and every lot sold went up by an average of more than 50 percent.
12-19-2012 | Arts & Culture
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The Opening Ceremony of Mood Indigo Worldfest 2012 (International Youth Folkdanc …

Mumbai December 18th, 2012 : MTDC is proud to welcome you to the Worldfest programme. The festival is committed to promote cross-cultural understanding and global cooperation. International groups visiting Worldfest conduct workshops to facilitate cultural exchange, participate in sightseeing tours, parties and journeys to various points in the host city of Mumbai. Worldfest 2012 sees five countries presenting their vibrant dance forms and styles- Italy, Romania, Serbia, Japan and Sri

As The Fiscal Cliff Approaches, Business Consultant John J. Murphy Answers The Q …

As bipartisan bickering continues in Washington, the question at the forefront of the consciousness of many Americans is “What ever happened to teamwork?” Award-winning author and international business consultant John J. Murphy of Venture Management Consultants answers this question and many more as organizations worldwide seek his wise counsel and coaching. From the U.S. Navy to Fortune 100s, Murphy teaches that teamwork is the ultimate reflection of wisdom and balance.

Le Vent du Nord Receive Major World Music Award

Quebec’s much lauded musical quartet Le Vent du Nord (The North Wind) bring to a close 2012 their tenth anniversary year as recipients of a very special music award. On Thursday November 29th, at the Charles Trenet Auditorium in Paris, Le Vent du Nord received the Grand Prix du Disque 2012 ‘Musique du Monde’ (World Music) from ‘The Académie Charles Cros.’ The award was given in recognition of the band's

Art Gallery Announces Bob Craig in Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida, USA - December 15, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very pleased to announce that Canadian artist Bob Craig is now in the gallery's Artist Showcase. Bob has exhibited at LST for several years and is a regular participant in the gallery's art competitions. Bob Craig is a Western Canadian artist whose path in the fine arts has led him to a unique expression

Steve Giovinco Selected for Exclusive Fine Art Photographers Collection, the Art …

Photo Eye Gallery Invites Contemporary Fine Art Photographer Steve Giovinco to Important Index of Major Art Photographers; Include Martin Parr, Brian Ulrich and Others Steve Giovinco, widely exhibiting contemporary fine art photographer and graduate of the Yale University MFA Photography program, is selected for the exclusive Art Photo Index, an index of important art and documentary photographers. Steve Giovinco was chosen as a result of his major accomplishments, exhibitions and publications

Pilani Museum Director’s Conference - Sangam University VC Talks on Social Media …

The Birla Museum Pilani in Rajasthan is the first and foremost science and museum of India and is undoubtedly one among the top ranking in the global arena. The 12th All India Conference of Heads of Science Museums / Centres known as Director's Conference was held at Birla Museum Pilani during December 7-9, 2012. The conference was inaugurated by Dr SN Joshi Scientist Emeritus CEERI Pilani. Theme of the Conference was

"Creepy Cute" featuring the talents of 7 dark and delightful artists opens Sat. …

Creepy Cute Featuring Artists: Peter Adamyan | Jonathan Bergeron | Dee Chavez Desiree Fessler | Kelly Hutchison | Larkin | Chase Tafoya Opening Reception: Saturday, January 12th | 7-10PM On View: January 12th – February 9th, 2013 Regular Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11-5pm Simultaneously bone-chilling and heart-melting is WWA Gallery’s first exhibit of 2013 “Creepy Cute” which opens Saturday, January 12th. “Creepy Cute” juxtaposes the delicate and sweet with the grotesque and sinister through paintings by seven

Winter Film Awards 2013 Film Festival - CALL FOR ENTRIES

The WINTER FILM AWARDS submissions committee has announced a CALL FOR ENTRIES for our 2013 Festival to be held February 28 – March 2 2013. Submissions deadlines are as follows: Regular Deadline - January 1 2013, Late Deadline - January 20 2013, Extended Deadline - January 30 2013. Entrants will be notified of final decisions by February 1. The Second Annual Winter Film Awards kicks off February 28.

Winter Film Awards Congratulates our 48-Hour Film Challenge Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to OUR WINNERS Winter Film Awards 48-Hour Film Challenge 2012 What Can YOU Do In Just 48 Hours? New York, NY (December 10 2012) - WINTER FILM AWARDS, a new independent Film Festival in NYC, is pleased to congratulate our winners for our first annual 48-Hour Film Challenge! Winter Film Awards challenged the local community to create a 5-7 minute film from start to finish in just a single weekend. The WFA

Therese Obergottsberger: Elements of Nature at Agora Gallery

Her soul stirred by the sparkling wonder of wildlife, American artist Therese Obergottsberger translates her emotive responses to nature into illuminated, invigorating paintings. Working from her meticulously sharp photographs of lush, vivacious flora and fauna, the artist creates sumptuous, thorough and profoundly sculptural forms on her canvases. Through this scrupulous process, the viewer feels Obergottsberger’s deep sensitivity towards nature, which in turn leads to a renewed kinship for the mysterious,

Mariana Acuña’s Ancient Landscapes at Agora Gallery

Mariana Acuña’s oil and mixed media paintings on wood or board are an appeal to dream dimensions, playful sensibilities, divine feminine energies and the flame of consciousness. The paintings depict the ecstatic dance of body, mind and spirit, reaching out to and reflecting the consciousness of both the viewer and the wider universe. These jewel-toned ethereal landscapes harbor human and animal archetypes nestled in the fold of flowing streams of

DJ H2 Extends a Special Invitation to His House Party An International Essential …

(MIAMI, FL.) DECEMBER 10, 2012 - As the year comes to a close, while most people are plotting on their New Year’s Resolution, DJ H2 is planning his house party. This is not your average “Cat’s away, so the mice will play!” house party. DJ H2 is on an international search for up and coming House Artists to be featured on his new release: the

ViennaCC Launching Christmas Video

Austria based musician ViennaCC recorded the traditional Christmas song "Softly Falls Each Snow Flake" (Leise rieselt der Schnee) and produced a short music video showing impressions of the Christmas market in Vienna in wintry installations. The original song "Leise rieselt der Schnee" was written by Eduard Ebel, published 1895, as a child song. ViennaCC: "We do not have much snow in Vienna, but outside the city in the mountains there is

Zeughausmesse Decorative Arts Fair , Berlin 13 - 16 December 2012

The 16. Zeughausmesse, Decorative Arts Fair, will take place from 13 – 16 December 2012 in the Deutsches Historisches Museum (Unter den Linden 2, Berlin-Mitte). Some 90 creators of Decorative Arts and Design will present and sell works from their workshops and studios. In addition the winners of the new competition Ingenious Creation, set up by the Zeughausmesse, Decorative Arts Fair will introduce themselves. For the ninth time a jury
11-29-2012 | Arts & Culture

DASH Invites Arts and Business Leaders to its 5th Annual Taste of Design to Rais …

MIAMI – Nov. 28, 2012 – Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) PTSA presents the 5th Annual Taste of Design to be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Feb.1st 2013 at The Moore Building located at 4040 N.E. 2nd Ave. in Miami. The “Taste of Design” event promises to awaken the senses through a dazzling array of epicurean delights, fashion, art, music, film and a spectacular silent

Bungalo Records' The Bar-Kays Chart National Hit Record With Release of Grown Fo …

Top hits like,"SHAKE YOUR RUMP TO THE FUNK","SEX-O-MATIC”,"HIT AND RUN”, "TOO HOT TO STOP”,: these are a few of the timeless hits of the legendary R&B/Funk masters, the BAR-KAYS. The Bar-kays have officially released their first physical CD in over a decade and their first CD released through the Universal Music Group Distribution family by the way of Bungalo Records. The initial CD has sold over 50% of the total

Dr. Barbara Lavi Releases New Book And New Website For Those Who Have Lost Sight …

Dr. Barbara Lavi is a licensed psychologist, author, public speaker and dream catalyst. She has launched a new website to support the new editions of her book, 'The Wake Up And Dream Challenge'. A new print version published by Kiwi Publishers and a newly released Kindle version on Amazon are now available. The website includes a blog, a newsletter and will soon have a vlog as well. Many people

Mark Tomcazk: A Free-Flowing Style at Agora Gallery

“In my art,” says Mark Tomczak, “I always try to leave room for the viewer’s imagination to run free,” and certainly his paintings vividly embody that freedom. The artist says that he enjoys being unrestricted with his color palette, textures and blend methods, and the results are paintings that always carry an element of surprise, whether in the form of an unexpected color or a texture that gives a canvas

Redemption Kickstarter Campaign: Star Paul Spaeth Returns with Second Al …

Los Angeles, CA (November 26, 2012) – Before iPods were even invented, Paul Spaeth’s debut album, Cobalt Blue had 1.6 million downloads on, and he was recognized as the Top Artist in LA and remained in the Top-Ten of Amazon’s download chart for months. Now, over a decade later, his much-anticipated second album of touching piano music, Redemption, is ready for release. Continuing to shun traditional release methods, Paul is

Pro Art Gallery Announces Exhibition On Calligraphy Titled ‘The Beauty Of Callig …

Dubai, 26th November 2012: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that is synonymous with innovative art & collectibles is pleased to announce the opening of their exhibition, ‘The Beauty of Calligraphy ’. The exhibition which will showcase the artworks by Arab and Iranian artists, will run from November 28th to December 19th 2012, at Palm Strip Shopping Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah. The exhibition will illustrate how artists have successfully appropriated

"Hairy" movie with Kirsten Dunst – German artist Christophe Didillon looking for …

Multi-week exhibition at Kleiner Prinz art gallery in Baden-Baden, Germany Calling himself WALLEY BERLIN, the international artist Christophe Didillon (40) made his mark with artistic modells of the Berlin Wall. Currently, he is searching backers of his film project: "First of all I'm looking for supporters of my short film, who like my idea and who have the possibility to get in touch with Kirsten Dunst informing her about my idea. So
11-29-2012 | Arts & Culture

Screenwise Acting School Opens Applications For 2013 Courses

Screenwise, the renowned Film & Television Acting School based in Sydney, is currently inviting aspiring actors to audition for their 2013 courses. Established over twelve years ago, Screenwise Acting School offers full-time and part-time screen acting courses from beginners to advanced including the very popular part-time Showreel Course. Unlike other showreel courses on offer, this course not only provides a top professional showreel, shot on location by professional directors which is


„Christian is a global ambassador for LOVE, he takes his heart and pours it into everything he does.“ -Shaney Jo Darden / Founder Global CEO / The Keep A Breast Foundation / Los Angeles As the year comes to an end, Strychnin Gallery saved the month of Decemeber for a special exhibition, Metropolitan. Metropolitan is an important rendition of today’s developement. With the passing of each moon, we become

Auction of Rare Books in Hamburg - Yielding 540000 %

Hamburg, 23 November 2012, (kk) – 5 EUR, that was the price a book lover from Germany paid on a flee market for a little booklet with the writing “Brücke“ (see press release from 2 October, 2012) on it. It turns out more than a bargain, because in the Rare Books auction the small exhibition catalog for the second travelling exhibition of the world-famous artist group was sold for EUR

World Premiere - Who knows Dodo?

Munich, 3 November, 2012, (kk) – Very soon the question will be: Who doesn't know Dodo? She's from Berlin, her œuvre has to be mentioned in one breath with works by Otto Dix, Tamara de Lempicka, Jeanne Mammen and Christian Schad. So far she hasn't appeared on the art market, but that's going to change on 8 December: “We are very proud of celebrating a world premiere with “Wedding auf dem

Marcos Ayala, the Tango sensation, dazzles the audience in Europe after a succes …

London, November 22, 2012 - At the start of an intensive tour with a renowned Tango company, Marcos Ayala, the Argentinean Tango Sensation captures the attention and gets standing applauses from the public in the most renowned theatres of Europe. For this young Argentinean talent, 2012 has been a very active year which started with Tango Pasion on a Tour in Canada, and then he was called to star in Chantecler,

Victor Berezovsky - From A to B and all the places in between

Opening reception: Friday, November 23, 2012, 7 pm Duration of the exhibition: November 24, 2012 - February 2, 2013 Tuesday - Saturday, 12 - 7 pm Winter break: December 22, 2012 - January 7, 2013 We are pleased to announce the exhibition 'From A to B and all the places in between' of artist Victor Berezovsky with most recent works on wood, canvas, and paper. Berezovsky was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1974, and lives and

WWA Gallery Presents: December's "Print Isn’t Dead" and "Art with a Heart: Benef …

WWA Gallery Presents: Print Isn’t Dead and Art with a Heart Benefitting Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort Opening Reception: Saturday, December 8th | 7-10PM On View: December 8th – December 22nd, 2012 Discover new artists during WWA Gallery’s print show spectacular “Print Isn’t Dead” this December and make the holiday season count by supporting the relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy by purchasing artwork from “Art with a Heart.” Art makes a perfect and unique gift, and art prints

Johansson Projects presents Opal Dust featuring Casey Watson

Opal Dust features Casey Watson depicting the sharp-edged task of portraying a soft exterior. Watson’s meticulous colored pencil and graphite drawings invite the viewer to unearth her treasures and inspect their intricacies. Up close, petals, leaves and stems arrange themselves into romantic kaleidoscopic wreaths. These fibrous orbs careen and breed, evoking ideas of natural symmetry, squished floral formations, and cycles of life and death. From a distance, the same drawings

Johansson Projects presents Rachel Kaye

Johansson Projects presents SHEBAM! POW! BLOP! WIZZ! featuring work by Rachel Kaye. Kaye's textile playgrounds channel the eternally dramatic love affair between art and fashion. Ripped from fashion magazines today's top trends melt into mazes of color and pattern, pure visual stimulation devoid of opinion or moral stance. As if conducting an operation, Kaye deconstructs the visual fabric of her physical fabrics, letting the symbiosis of art and fashion exist

Art Gallery Announces Stephen Dobson Now in Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida, USA - November 16, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very pleased to announce that fine art painter Stephen Dobson is now the gallery's featured artist and he will be presented in the Light Space & Time's Artist Showcase for the next 30 days. Stephen Dobson was originally born in Manchester, England prior to immigrating to Canada at a young age and is a

Studio H3 LLC opens skateboard store online at

SH3 offers skateboards and grip tape that are inspired by fashion, art and design. Decks are available as part of a series so there will be plenty of options to choose from. In addition to the great craftsmanship and printed quality of each deck, allows SH3 to cater to skaters. Studio H3 LLC now has an online deck shop at Their shop is for amateurs skaters. Novice skaters can

Buchanan Museum of Fine Art Opens Emerging Artists Exhibit

Buchanan, MI – November 14, 2012 - The Buchanan Museum of Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of its East and West Building wings to new exhibits focused exclusively upon Emerging Artists which includes selected works of International realist artist Harry Ahn which has generated record museum attendance and exhibit viewing. Also exhibited are selected works by artists, Charles Pace, David Padworny, Peter Keil, Julie Bowland and Connie

Elle Febbo & Erik N. Bowman Lead Workshop for Authors

Seal Beach, CA. - Elle Febbo, a former foster-child turned best-selling author and Erik N. Bowman Best Selling Author and Creator of are scheduled to lead a One-Day Workshop for authors and aspiring authors on December 1, 2012 in Seal Beach, Ca. Participants will learn from publishing experts and industry leaders during a 6 hour, educational, interactive course, packed with all the information any author needs to know

International Poster Gallery Presents “Winter Wanderlust” 19th Annual Holiday Po …

International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Winter Wanderlust, the gallery’s 19th annual holiday poster show featuring travel posters for exotic locales in addition to a selection of general works by renowned poster artists. From exotic beach resorts along the French Riviera to romantic railway excursions along the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland, the exhibition provides a tour of adventurous destinations unlike any other. Winter Wanderlust runs December 1 –

John Wayne Collectables Adjusts Its Product Line-up For Upcoming 2012 Sales Seas …

Two new products for the John Wayne fan have become available, three have been discontinued, and the site has been updated for the upcoming shopping season. Clinton Township, Michigan – First, three products have been discontinued at John Wayne Collectables. The first discontinued product is the Four Disc Legends DVD set. This set included the four films; "Cold Vengeance", "Guns Along The Trail", "Stolen Goods", and "An Innocent Man" in

Award-Winning Screenwriter Robert Hammond Reveals Secrets of Legendary Filmmaker …

Los Angeles, CA November 12th-2012 -What if the visionary director who invented Hollywood and the Biblical epic offered you his personal secrets to unlimited wealth and achievement? The newly-released book, Ready When You Are: Cecil B. DeMille's Ten Commandments for Success (New Way Press) by Robert Hammond weaves the timeless wisdom of one of the greatest showman on earth into a detailed roadmap for successful living today. Cecil B.

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