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

Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the Sixteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), to take place Thursday - Sunday, November 15-18, 2012 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston's hip and historic South End. Both traditional and contemporary galleries from the United States and Europe will offer more than 3,000 original works of art.

›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover 2012‹ (Sept. 29 - Oct. …

The competitors for the 2012 ›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover‹ have now been selected. Applications were received from 178 young violinists from all over the world – some 38% more than in 2009. This is the highest number in the history of the Competition and demonstrates the degree of international recognition it has achieved since it was first established in 1991. The Preselection Jury of international experts met in


Band to chat with fans on interactive Facebook event. Moderated by radio DJ’s from different coutries, the rapidly emerging pop rock band WORLD5 will debut its new album, “Global Experience”, on Facebook on Sunday, July 22, 2012. SAN LUIS REY, CALIFORNIA The three hour interactive Facebook event will allow the band’s growing fan base to ask questions and chat with the band’s five members and the production team. The event will be moderated

Urban Reality of Rubén Gómez Masip’s Art at Agora Gallery

Rubén Gómez Masip focuses in his work on exploration and self-study, striking a balance between photographic, illustrative and painterly elements within his crisp depictions of seemingly routine urban scenes. With his combination of realistic inspirations and unexpected colors and forms, Rubén’s work encourages the viewer to examine the underlying beauty and emotions present in everyday life. The painter explores materials such as plaster, cardboard, wood etc., but his favored oil

Color and Contrast Reflecting Emotions: Art of Bibi Davidson at Agora Gallery

In the dreamlike world of Bibi Davidson’s paintings one discovers a vision inhabited by intriguing figures who seem to link aspects of shared childhood experience with the knowledge and humor of an adult. Davidson’s realm is joyfully whimsical as the mysterious and compelling story of her characters develops across her creations. “What I really want is to amuse people, so they would know that we can all look at our

Malcolm Baroway: Post-Impressionist Visions at Agora Gallery

The singular oils of Malcolm Baroway are indicative of an artist both skilled and learned, who uses both his abilities and life experiences to shape his wonderful work. Baroway has a broad education in the arts, and the depth of his understanding is evident in what he presents. His canvases are reminiscent of the turn of the century Post-Impressionists, and evoke a joy in the painting process as well as

Lou Lihou Brings Universality to his Maritime Experience

Lou Lihou's paintings reflect the vibrant energy of the sea. A professional diver, Lihou brings an impressionistic brushstroke to his largely romantic subjects. His part oil, part acrylic canvases reveal a love of the maritime world, displaying the lifestyle, vigor and hues which invite the viewer into the artist's own experience. Lihou has lived most of his adult life in the Caribbean, but his early years were spent in the Channel

Mixed Media Storytelling in Liesel Beukes's Artwork at Agora Gallery

South African, Munich-based artist Liesel Beukes embeds narratives into each of her bright, richly textured and surreal mixed media paintings. Her bold compositions foreground one or two vibrant colors, often a deep blue or warm orange, whose evocative power she attributes to the time she spent growing up in South Africa amidst bright landscapes and strong sunlight. She melds figurative images like portraits and plants with collaged patterns, flowing abstract

The Silver Plume Gallery Presents the Linda Syddick Napaltjarri Art Exhibition S …

The Silver Plume art gallery in the prestigious Double Bay area of Sydney, Australia, invites you to their ‘Linda Syddick Napaltjarri Art Exhibition’, a celebration of the life and paintings of this true Western Desert Aboriginal artist. ‘Linda Syddick Napaltjarri was born at Lake Mackay in the Western Australian Gibson Desert around 1937, where she was brought up by her mother in the traditional nomadic fashion until she was about 8

Whim Seasonal Restaurant at Smolak Farms Featuring Chef Vittorio Ettore

Boston's favorite seasonal restaurant is returning for the summer! Back by popular demand, Smolak Farms presents Whim 2012. Located in North Andover, Massachusetts, Smolak Farms has partnered with Northeast Flavor, Cambridge Culinary School, Boston Chefs, Yelp and to present the best outdoor dining experience New England has to offer. Tonight guests will enjoy a meal under the stars prepared by Chef Vittorio Ettore of Bistro 5 located in W.

The Abstracts Online Art Exhibition Winning Artists Announced

Jupiter, Florida, USA - July 1, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its July 2012 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to view online. The theme for this art exhibition is "Abstracts" and artists were reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best non-representational for inclusion into the gallery’s July online group exhibition. An art competition

Sebastian Gögel - Boulevard

Opening reception: Friday, July 6, 2012, 7 pm Duration of the exhibition: July 7 - September 1, 2012 Tuesday - Saturday, 12 - 7 pm ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Summer break: July 28 - August 17, 2012 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We are pleased to announce the fifth solo exhibition 'Boulevard' by the Leipzig artist Sebastian Gögel of his most recent mid- and large-format paintings. Corresponding to the real boulevard as a place of social interconnections and entanglement, Gögel's 'Boulevard' accommodates a cosmos of social

"We've Got Issues" Celebrate with Color Ink Book & PRISMA Artist Collective Debu …

WWA Gallery Presents: A Brothers Washburn Production Color Ink Book’s 4th Annual Group Show: “We’ve Got Issues” + PRISMA Artist Collective “Blood” Opening Reception: Saturday, August 18| 7-10pm On View: August 18 – September 22, 2012 Overindulge on an astonishing cornucopia of talent as WWA Gallery presents Color Ink Book’s “We’ve Got Issues” and PRISMA Artist Collective’s “Blood,” two simultaneous exhibitions jam-packed with some of the hottest artists today. Exploding to life from the pages of the quarterly

Michel Montecrossa Single 'Politos & Bankas Don’t Give The Answer' uncovers stag …

‘Politos & Bankas Don’t Give The Answer‘ is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio Single and DVD, released by Mira Sound Germany, for Europe, America, Asia, Africa, Australia telling: World Union is the answer! There is no crisis! World Union of the people will liberate all of us from the fake crises staged by politos and bankas created for scaring us into submission, poverty and slavery. There is no European people crisis

Christian Author Reveals Hidden Poetry and Symbolism in Genesis

Most Old Testament scholars have classified most of Genesis (chapters 4-50) as historical narrative. They may have to rethink this because a new book shows that Genesis is also poetic. This applies not only to the creation account, but also to the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain, Noah, Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph. This poetry is outlined in the newly published book, Return to Genesis: What Ancient Poetry Reveals About

Shining Through Sign With Authentik Artists. Set To Release New EP Stripes on Ju …

June 28, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Authentik Artists is proud to announce the signing of alternative/pop band Shining Through from San Diego, CA. The group is lead by guitarist/vocalist James Clelland, bassist Hutton Baird and drummer Jeremy Sampier. Shining Through recently finished their latest EP Stripes with producer/engineer Brian Grider in Corona, CA at his SCM Recordings studio. The album will see the release of their hard-hitting focus

Internet CEO Vito Glazers Joins List of Chicago A Listers Supporting Theater Pro …

June 25, 2012, Evanston, Ill.-- Entrepreneur Vito Glazers joined Emmy award-winning actor Jeremy Piven, several Chicago Bears players, Hollywood executives and Chicago creative leaders at the Piven Theatre Workshop Gala, where they discussed opportunities to help and build Chicago’s acting community. The annual event, which took place at Northwestern Univesity on June 23, benefits the Piven Theatre Workshop, which trains student actors – many of whom are on

Contemporary Ballet at the Martha B. Knoebel

Kenneth Walker Dance Project presents its Annual Home Show Why: Kenneth Walker Dance Project presents annual show: "Salami Tactics" Kenneth Walker Dance Project is pleased to showcase an evening of Contemporary Ballet entitled; "Salami Tactics". This evening of dance showcases the diverse style of music and movement that this company is known for. Kenneth Walker Dance Project is a contemporary ballet company dedicated to the expression of the modern condition

Call for Entries - Animals Online Art Competition

Jupiter, Florida - June 22, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 2rd Annual "Animals" Online Art Competition for the month of July 2012. 2D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2012 online group exhibition. We encourage entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best

Missing Maryland Woman and Media Overload Are Catalyst for Thriller Set in Aruba

The summer is off to a rocky start for Maryland businessman Gary Giordano. Arrested in Annapolis on May 18 for indecent exposure, the lone suspect in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner last year in Aruba is now the inspiration for a new novel that hits stores June 26. Dark Currents, the fifth tome from author Daniel Putkowski, examines an Aruba snorkel trip gone awry and the resulting national media coverage. Putkowski,

Legendary Bob "Rakalam" Moses exclusively LIVE stream concert at E-LiveConcert

The legendary Jazz Musician Bob "Rakalam" Moses will visit Denmark in June and July month, and exclusive LIVE streams a concert at E-LiveConcert June 28'th. Bob Moses is a legendary drummer, composer, artist, poet, dancer, visionary, etc. and has worked or recorded with jazz musicians like Charles Mingus, Randy Brecker, Eddie Gomez, John Scofield and many more. Bob Moses is supported by Danish Anders Bast 5'tet who play music from their upcoming

METALLICA's Orion Fest Presents Live Q&A With "Murder in the Front Row" Coauthor …

Upcoming this weekend (June 23 - June 24), Metallica's heralded Orion Music + More Festival will present Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, Roky Erickson, and dozens of emerging metal and rock bands, plus a full metal expo, including an hourlong Q&A with Murder in the Front Row: Shots from the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter coauthor and photographer Brian Lew. As displayed in heavy archival detail in Murder in the

Excellent Spring Result - Well-prepared for the Winter

Munich, 21 June, 2012, (kk) - EUR 13 million**, that’s the remarkable result for the 2012 spring auctions. The sections of Modern and Contemporary Art alone generated proceeds of EUR 1 million* more than in last year’s spring, which is very likely to be an exclusive case among all German auction houses“ ****, says company owner Robert Ketterer. He continues: “The demand for art is higher than ever before, and
06-25-2012 | Arts & Culture
Ron Young

New Music by Ron Young Is On The "Radar"

WHO: Ron Young WHAT: "Under the Texas Radar": CD Release Party WHEN: Sunday, July 8, 2012 6:00pm-9:00pm WHERE: Olmos Bharmacy 3902 McCullough Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212 Ron Young, a fixture in the Texas and Nashville music scenes, is bringing his music home to celebrate the release of his new CD. Young and his band, Young & Restless, will celebrate the debut of "Under the Texas Radar" with a special performance at Olmos Bharmacy on Sunday, July 8. The album

DEAG enters into cooperation with Cruiser Entertainment

• Intensification of the existing successful cooperation • Synergies in the fields of marketing, sponsorships and A&R • New media as a further focus of cooperation • Shareholding of DEAG in Cruiser Entertainment possible Berlin - June 20, 2012: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) has entered into a long-term cooperation agreement with Cruiser Entertainment GmbH, which involves the DEAG subsidiary DEAG Music. The companies build on an already proven cooperation in various projects. For DEAG, the

Veteran Makeup and Special FX Artist Jonah Levy Opens State-of-the-Art Makeup & …

Orlando, FL – Veteran makeup and special FX artist for over 18 years, Jonah Levy, has opened BLUE WHALE STUDIOS Inc in Orlando, Florida. With nearly 3000 square feet of workspace, Blue Whale Studios Inc is aimed at becoming one of the premier makeup houses on the east coast! The BLUE WHALE STUDIOS Inc philosophy is simple: Create a harmonious relationship with each client, and help bring whatever it is they

Kay Pratt Announced as the Gallery's Featured Artist

Jupiter, Florida - June 16, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Californian artist Kay Pratt is this month's featured artist. Kay has participated in several of the gallery’s art exhibitions and she won the Second Annual 2011 Abstract Exhibition for her painting “Play Red”. Kay states this about her art and her life in California, "As a native Californian I spent my childhood

Classic Phone Box Gets Creative Twist

This summer BT launches ‘BT ArtBox’ in support of ChildLine, a public art exhibition that will see Britain’s iconic red phone box transformed by some of the world’s most creative talent. Amongst the participants is experimental artist, Denis Masi, who, in collaboration with signage and display specialist Creative FX, has transformed a classic K6 telephone kiosk into a graphic work of art. Denis Masi is one of 80 famous faces and

›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover 2012‹ is presented in …

On Thursday, June 7, 2012, saw the first presentation in Berlin of the ›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover 2012‹, a development that serves to underline the Competition’s national and international significance. In the 21 years of its existence the Competition has come to occupy a firm place in the international music scene, and is unique in Germany. Among those present were Joachim Werren, Secretary General of the Stiftung Niedersachsen (the
06-11-2012 | Arts & Culture

Popular international tenor Stephen Lloyd-Morgan releases album to aid Spanish a …

Popular international tenor Stephen Lloyd-Morgan releases album to aid Spanish and Welsh cancer charities Tenor Stephen Lloyd-Morgan’s new album 'In My Father’s Footsteps' is to be released on 1st July. The album is dedicated in memory of his Dad Bryant, who passed away 18 months ago having been diagnosed with cancer only 5 week’s previously, and its primary purpose is to aid The Cudeca Hospice in Spain and Welsh cancer

Mary Karlton Among Top Five Winning Artists for Figurative Art Exhibition at Lig …

California artist Mary Karlton's painting "Anima" was among the top five winning paintings (out of more than 700 entries) chosen by Light Space & Time Online Gallery for its current Figurative Exhibition. Jupiter, Florida - June 9, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its June 2012 juried art exhibition is now posted, online and ready to view on their website. The theme for

“Oh, Beautiful” Wins IndieReader Discovery Award for American Studies

At the first annual IndieReader Discovery Awards, announced this week at the BookExpo America trade show in New York City, the award in the category of American Studies went to Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century by John Paul Godges. Judges for the awards included publishers, agents, publicists, reviewers, authors, bloggers, and producers. Nina Sankovitch, author of Tolstoy and the Purple Chair, a memoir of reading a book

J. Solà Puig: Poetic Landscapes at Agora Gallery

Influenced by artistic traditions such as Baroque and Impressionism, Spanish artist J. Solà Puig breathes exotically fascinating freshness into the oil painting medium. Richly thick planes of color are confronted with deftly articulated shapes, abstracting familiar yet fanciful landscapes with a subtle flourish. Fiery sensations of blazing light are palpable in Puig’s painting, evoking sublime passion in each of his smoothly tactile brushstrokes. Interested in the relationship between meaning and

Grace Arledge’s Art Conveys Joy, Humor, Nature, Beauty, and a Glimpse of the Sou …

Grace Arledge is an interpretive realist who works with recognizable subjects and a wide variety of media. She approaches each piece with a fresh eye, unafraid to use new techniques if that is what fits the subject best. Arledge employs a method of expressionism that stays true to her subject while still leaving room for artistic interpretation. "I use representational art so that the subject is 'in your face,'" she

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For …

Having relaunched The Ellis Boston Antiques Show in 2011, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert Four, are pleased to announce the second annual show will take place on October 18-21, 2012 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts. The show will feature 40 exhibitors of the highest quality, drawn from both past Ellis exhibitors as well as many new additions. The show opens

Johansson Projects presents Vampires & Wolf Men featuring Anna Fidler

Age-old folklore renders a vampire's reflection invisible. Anna Fidler suggests that when a post-internet vampire faces the mirror, its simulacrum glitches like a psychedelic computer virus. The exhibition "Vampires and Wolf Men" combines Fidler's traditional taste for exploring supernatural energies with a vampire's taste for blood. She revamps portraits of suspicious looking individuals from the 19th and early 20th centuries, giving them the electric glow of one who has stolen

“Titans of the Sea” Extended at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) announces that by popular demand, “Titans of the Sea: Posters from the Golden Age of Ocean Liners” will remain on display through July 1, 2012. The show, which has drawn visitors in person and online from around the world, features a stunning selection of the greatest vintage ocean liner posters. The extended show has been enhanced with a number of new additions,

The Figurative Art Exhibition Winning Artists Announced

Jupiter, Florida - June 2, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its June 2012 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to view online. The theme for this art exhibition is “Figurative” and artists were asked for their interpretation of this theme by depicting the human form or human features. “Figurative” was considered to be figures, forms and

Agasthiyar Nadi Astrology

The Agasthiyar Nadi Astrology is a form of Hindu astrology practiced in Tamil Nadu. The Agasthiyar Nadi Astrology is based on the belief that the past, present and the future lives of all humans were foreseen by Hindu sages in ancient times. They were written by a Tamil sage called Agathiyar who is said to have had divine revelations. Naadi in Tamil means “in search of”. As one individual goes in

Art Place Seoul shows Exhibition “TinTones – Rough Print” by American Photograph …

New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin are the most important stations of Russ's creative input. More than four decades of photography and film are the basis for the multi-faceted mastery of his art. Club MOW Art-Gallery, Seoul, June 1st - July 31st, 2012. Michael A. Russ's pictures reveal the sensuality and aestheticism of the female body. They reflect a spectacular experimental power, incorporating various photographic techniques, like layering,

JAM Publishing Ltd publishes Jade Jaeger's "All That Shimmers"

JAM Publishing Ltd. brings to market first eBook “All That Shimmers” by Jade Jaeger. The book was originally published in 2009 by publishing house Macmillan Australia not without an avalanche of controversy as the book held nothing back about the sequence of events and the people involved including socialite Amber Petty. Jade Jaeger has since then assigned JAM Language Ltd the rights to publish the

Michel Montecrossa's 'Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2012' merges with Spirit of Woodst …

The work of Bob Dylan, who received on May 29, 2012 the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, will, on July 30th, be part of the Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2012 in Mirapuri, Italy with the 'Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2012' of Michel Montecrossa and his band The Chosen Few. The Spirit of Woodstock Festival takes place from 27.7.2012 – 5.8.2012 presenting twenty Love & Unity Concerts

Timeframehd’s Creative Director Richard Kirby Received IWFF Award

Richard Kirby received an Honorable Mention Award for Cinematography at International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. Renown wildlife and time-lapse photographer Richard Kirby, Creative Director of Timeframehd time-lapse footage library, received an Honorable Mention Award for “Cinematography” at this year’s International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. The award was presented for Kirby’s work on “Sahara”, one of the thirteen episodes of the Discovery channel series “Wildest Africa”. Richard

Stefan Szczesny: Major exhibition in Frankfurt am Main, Summer 2012

A major exhibition of Stefan Szczesny’s artworks will open on June 28, 2012, in Frankfurt’s Palmengarten. The exhibition will feature about 70 sculptures, in particular the artist’s black-steel “shadow sculptures”, but also paintings and ceramics. The exhibition’s epicentre is the Palmengarten, but artworks will be on display in other locations as well. Born in Munich in 1951, Stefan Szczesny is among the protagonists of the ‘Junge Wilde’ movement which emerged
05-24-2012 | Arts & Culture
Neschen AG

Nature photos in XXL format

Neschen sponsers nature photography festival "horizonte Zingst" 2012 Bückeburg, 24 May 2012 - From May to June 2012, the nature photography festival "horizonte Zingst" is showing large-format digital prints directly by the sea. The organisers are mounting an outdoor exhibition of photographs by Dresden artist Betty Schöner, who has put together a series of macro images of marine animals entitled "Seamore". In actual fact, these are XXL portraits of the

Michel Montecrossa's concert series at the Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2011 rel …

The ‘Future World & Climate Change’ concert series at the Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2011 in Mirapuri, Italy, released by Mira Sound Germany as two Boxes-Set with twelve Audio-CDs or DVDs featuring all 163 festival songs of Michel Montecrossa and his band ladies Mirakali and Diana Antara. The two Boxes-Set presents a stunning variety of original music ranging from acoustic and electric New Topical Songs to mind-blowing Cyberrock and Dancedrive with

Julie Bowland Solo Art Show Opening May 26th At The Buchanan Museum Of Fine Art

The Buchanan Museum of Fine Art is pleased to announce its May 26th, 2012 exhibition opening featuring Plein Air Expressionist works by Julie Bowland, who also holds positions of Gallery Director and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Valdosta State University. Before moving to Valdosta, Ms. Bowland lived in North Florida for almost 20 years, teaching Art at Florida State University and Tallahassee Community College, and for

The Abdication - A True Ero(t)icomic Epic

CONTRA MUNDUM PRESS PRESENTS ONE OF THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL NOVELS EVER WRITTEN *THE ABDICATION* With the appearance of his first novel, *The Acolytes,* early readers professed that Hanshe gave promise of becoming a truly important writer. With his second, *The Abdication,* Keith Ansell-Pearson attests that “Hanshe reinforces his growing reputation as one of today's most original and thought-provoking novelists." Spring 2032: an enigmatic bandleader named Triboulet arrives by helicopter in Rome, where his carnivalesque troupe
05-24-2012 | Arts & Culture
Neschen AG

Nature photos in XXL format

Neschen sponsers nature photography festival "horizonte Zingst" 2012 Bückeburg, 22 May 2012 - From May to June 2012, the nature photography festival "horizonte Zingst" is showing large-format digital prints directly by the sea. The organisers are mounting an outdoor exhibition of photographs by Dresden artist Betty Schöner, who has put together a series of macro images of marine animals entitled "Seamore". In actual fact, these are XXL portraits of the

The Nancy Ferrari Show Features Elle Febbo

The Nancy Ferrari Show, on KNOC 1680 AM Radio features Elle Febbo, a former Orangewood Children's Home resident turned best-selling author. Granada Hills, CA. (May 21, 2012) - Former Orangewood Children's Home resident turned best-selling author, Elle Febbo joins Nancy Ferrari to talk a little about the journey through foster care, and a lot about how the life they live today, can heal their yesterday. The Nancy Ferrari Show, airs every

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