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High school writers apply for summer writing scholarship

Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education welcomes high school juniors from around the country to apply for the Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat. This year marks the eleventh anniversary of the retreat, named for the famed author and Adelphi University alum, Alice Hoffman ’73. This week-long full scholarship program is planned for Monday, July 21 through 25 at Adelphi’s Garden City Campus, Alumni House; application deadline is Thursday,

3rd Annual "All Women" Online Art Exhibition Results Announced

Jupiter, FL, USA (April 1, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its April 2014 online art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The theme for this art exhibition is "All Women", and it was a women only event. The gallery received a broad selection of 2D media from women artists from around the world

Competition Ingenious Creation 2014: An Award for Excellence – Between Art and T …

During its ten years of existence the Zeughausmesse – Decorative Arts Fair has been a success story for art, craft and design as part of Berlin cultural life. This anniversary provides a welcome excuse to make the art of honouring an achievement the subject of this year’s competition. Something that has proved to be a challenge for artists and craftsmen through the ages is now to be designed in a

DEAG continues to grow in 2013 and increases the result in a clearly disproporti …

Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) • Group result from continued operations increases by 33.3 % to 3.6 EUR million • Executive Board proposes a 50 % dividend increase to 0.12 EUR • Sales revenues and result are to continue to grow in 2014 Berlin, March 27, 2014 – According to preliminary figures for fiscal 2013, DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) has continued its profitable growth and further extended its

Light Space & Time Ranked Most Popular Online Art Competition Website

Jupiter, FL, USA (March 19, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is extremely pleased to announce that as of March 15, 2014, that it was ranked by as the highest and most popular online art competition gallery on the web. Through this ranking, it shows that LST provides the greatest and most far reaching exposure for any artists who participate and place in any of

Adelphi University MFA Program in Creative Writing Begins “Conversation Series” …

Novelist and essayist Jamaica Kincaid ’12 (Hon.) (SEE NOW THEN) and debut poet Lauren K. Alleyne (DIFFICULT FRUIT) will be featured in the inaugural event of Literary Encounters: A Conversation Series, launched by the Adelphi University MFA Program in Creative Writing in collaboration with Guernica magazine and the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. Co-hosted by the Community Bookstore in Park Slope, Brooklyn, the inaugural conversation will be held on Thursday,

DEAG continues to expand Family Entertainment

- DEAG and Circus Roncalli produce new Show “Salto vitale” - Agreement on two-year special tour with Bernhard Paul of Circus Roncalli - Tour starts in late August 2014 - advance tickets on sale from March 13 onwards - More than 500,000 visitors expected during the coming two years Berlin, March 12, 2014 - DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) continues to expand the strategically important Family Entertainment segment with its subsidiary Grandezza Entertainment GmbH, after the outstanding

3rd Annual "All Women" Art Competition Announced by Gallery

Jupiter, FL, USA (March 9, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an "All Women" Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2014. The gallery urges all 2D (women only) artists to submit their best art for possible inclusion into the gallery's April 2014 online group exhibition. The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that is submitted by women artists only.

’Talking Ukraine Solution’: Michel Montecrossa’s Single and DVD about effective …

’Talking Ukraine Solution’, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD calling for a bold removal of borders between EU and Russia so that Ukraine can freely associate itself with the EU as well as with Russia for establishing permanent peace and prosperity on the way to a greater Eurasian free trade zone. The video ’Talking Ukraine Solution’ is available on the Michel Montecrossa

Pro Art Gallery To Exhibit Exclusive Artworks By International Modern Artists

Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2014: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that celebrates innovative cutting edge art from the Arab world and beyond, announced that it will be hosting an exhibition titled ‘Masters Art Exhibition’ from March 5th – 11th, 2014 at their gallery located at the Palm Strip Shopping Mall in Dubai. Pro Art Gallery will hold a special opening night for art lovers, connoisseurs and collectors on March 5th


The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program presents David Hornung: Recent Paintings, featuring over a dozen oil paintings on panel in the Ruth S. Harley Univessity Center Gallery. The exhibition will be on view from February 26 through April 2, 2014, with a reception open to the public on Wednesday, March 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Additionally, Hornung will host an artist’s talk on Tuesday, March

4th Annual CityScapes Online Art Exhibition Results Announced

Jupiter, FL, USA (March 1, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its March 2014 online art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The theme for this art exhibition is "CityScapes". The gallery received a broad selection of 2D media from artists from around the world for this event. An international online art competition was held

Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund and Frida Kahlo Exhibition celebrate their 5th anniver …

Today, February 28, five years ago, two passionate art and Mexican culture lovers opened the doors of their newly founded private Museum to all the visitors queuing outside the old factory building turned into Museum in Baden-Baden. Five years ago, the exhibition shown in the Museum contained a total of 100 replicas of the paintings of the world famous artist Frida Kahlo, 10 photos, 5 Mexican dresses as Frida used to

1st Annual "SmartPhone" Online Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, FL, USA (February 27, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 1st Annual "SmartPhone" online juried art competition for the month of March 2014. Artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions (with mobile based media) for possible inclusion into the Gallery's April 2014 online group exhibition. This month's art competition is an open theme. Light Space & Time encourages "SmartPhone" (mobile

Green Art Gallery & Anomie Publishing London are pleased to announce the launch …

Green Art Gallery & Anomie Publishing London are pleased to announce the launch of a new publication on the work of Iranian-born Brooklyn-based artist Kamrooz Aram entitled Palimpsest: Unstable Paintings for Anxious Interiors. Published on the occasion of Aram’s solo exhibition at Green Art Gallery, opening 17 March, the fully illustrated 80-page, hardcover publication includes contributions from Eva Díaz, Media Farzin and Murtaza Vali. This monograph on Iranian-born, Brooklyn-based painter Kamrooz

Palimpsest: Unstable Paintings for Anxious Interiors

Exhibition Dates: 17 March - 3 May 2014
Opening Reception: Monday, 17 March 2014, 5 – 8 pm Green Art Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Kamrooz Aram, the artist’s first solo show in Dubai, entitled Palimpsest: Unstable Paintings for Anxious Interiors. On the occasion of the exhibition, a fully illustrated 80-page, hardcover publication will be co-published by Green Art Gallery and Anomie Publishing, London, UK, with

Douglas Detrick’s AnyWhen Ensemble to Perform at Adelphi University

GARDEN CITY, NY, March 2014—Douglas Detrick’s AnyWhen Ensemble will perform on March 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) at 1 South Ave, Garden City, NY. The ensemble’s unique instrumentation allows the fusion of the structure of chamber music with the spontaneity of jazz. The ensemble will perform select movements from Douglas Detrick’s piece The Bright and Rushing World as

'art place berlin' shows the exhibition Four Positions of Contemporary Painting, …

The exhibition brings together works by four artists of different generations and characterized by diverse cultural influences their countries of origin on three continents. As individual as their path to art is also the style of their painting. From photo-realistic to abstract and mini-malist elements, the exhibition covers a wide spectrum of contemporary painting. Tomohisa Ishizuka / Japan, *1980 “What I want to paint, are pieces that excite me, pieces that

Claremont, Adams, Rivera, Van Sciver Headline Comics Creators Roster At Wizard W …

Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, writing legend Chris Claremont, Eisner winner Paolo Rivera and nominee Ethan Van Sciver are among the more than 50 leading comics creators scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con, March 7-9 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Adams, perhaps best known for having revived the “Batman” and “X-Men” franchises and Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Action Comics”) will appear all three

Auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century - Master Flegel

Munich, 18 February, 2014, (kk) – Georg Flegel is not only one of the most famous European still life painters of the early 17th century, but also the first German artist to specialize in this genre. A masterpiece of his creation will be called up in Ketterer Kunst's auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th century with an estimate of € 90.000-120.000. Georg Flegel's famous “Schrankbild“ („Cupboard“), today in

Adelphi University Presents Warren Lyons: Of Human Feelings Starting January 29

The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program presents Warren Lyons: Of Human Feelings featuring the work of artist, and Adelphi University Alumnus Warren Lyons (’73). This exhibition, on view at the Performing Arts Center Gallery (second floor) from January 29 through February 28, 2014 showcases the artist’s large-scale paintings. The opening reception will be held on Sunday, February 23 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Of
02-10-2014 | Arts & Culture

XinXii Launches New Features and Services for Aspiring Self-Publishers

Berlin, 10 February 2014 -- XinXii, the leading digital self-publishing and distribution platform in Europe, has expanded its features and services in order to provide self-publishers with more efficient and effective ways to publish their eBooks. Significant advantages for indie-authors, self-publishers and publishing houses such as free of charge ISBN, the optimized supply of marketing-relevant figures and additional sources of information bring new arguments in favour of using the XinXii

Pro Art Gallery To Open ‘Asian Art’ Exhibition

Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2014: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that celebrates innovative art and collectibles, announced that they are holding the ‘Asian Art’ exhibition, a dynamic and exciting exhibition that will showcase artworks of over six international artists featuring around 60 works in various media, paintings, photographs and sculptures. The exhibition will have a special opening night on February 6th, 2014 at 7:30 pm and will run till

VernissageTV Hits 10,000 Subscribers on YouTube

Basel (Switzerland), February 4, 2014 -- VernissageTV just reached a new milestone by hitting 10,000 subscribers on YouTube. Within 3 months after passing the 8,000 mark, another 2,000 art lovers have subscribed VernissageTV's Art TV channel on YouTube. The channel was created in 2005, and regular uploads started in 2007. The channel that is dedicated to contemporary art, design, and architecture now contains more than 1,190 videos that cover art

All Photography Art Exhibition Results Now Online & Ready to View

Jupiter, FL, USA (February 1, 2014) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that its February 2014 online art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to view online. The theme for this art exhibition is "All Photography". The gallery received a broad selection of photography, including, film, digital, digital collage, digital manipulation, along with alternative printing and other alternative capture

Mantalina Psoma: eerily quiet

Mantalina Psoma eerily quiet Exhibition opening: Friday, 14 February 2014, 18:00-22:00 Exhibition : until 26 April 2014 In her paintings, Mantalina Psoma shows fleeting moments which, quite often, appear familiar to the viewer. Her pictures are reminiscent of photographs or film stills, drawn in a realistic style of painting. Mantalina Psoma deliberately chooses realism as a form of expression and lists painters such as Gerhard Richter, David Hockney or Edward Hopper as her

Adelphi University Presents its Distinguished Faculty in Concert

On Saturday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m., Adelphi University’s Department of Music will present its Distinguished Faculty in Concert, featuring six faculty members performing an evening of music from across the years. The program includes Professors Mark Gustavson (clarinet), Mary Mackenzie (soprano), Bonnie McAlvin (flute), and Dennis Sullivan (percussion), supported by pianists Kristin Samadi and Jad Bernardo. The event will take place in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, 1

New CD features pianist Derek Polischuk performing commissioned Thomas Osborne's …

“Terra Incognita” - a new solo piano CD from the Blue Griffin label (BGR 301) features acclaimed pianist Derek Kealii Polischuk (associate professor of piano and director of piano pedagogy at the Michigan State University College of Music) as he presents an intriguing juxtaposition of the traditional and the new. The album offers Schubert’s legendary Four Impromptus D. 935 Opus. 142, coupled with a world premiere recording of a new work

New CD from flutist Martha Councell-Vargas - "GRAN DANZÓN"

A specialist of music from Latin America and the Caribbean, acclaimed flutist Martha Councell-Vargas releases a new album on the Blue Griffin label - “Gran Danzón” (BG 307). With a pop-art cover that tips the hat to the glitzy 1940’s and 50’s pin-up culture of Cuban dance orchestras’ record jackets, she is joined by pianist Richard Steinbach and percussionist Olman Piedra, as they pay homage to the celebratory

Green Art Gallery, Dubai presents Ross Chisholm's first solo show in the Middle …

Green Art Gallery is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition of British artist Ross Chisholm in Dubai, marking his first presentation in the Middle East. The exhibition opens on 23 January and will be on view until 10 March 2014. 

Inspired by eighteenth century British artists including Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds, Chisholm’s paintings consist of historical images with a modern twist. Ranging from 18th-century British society portraits and

New Release: Fantas Schimun - Golden Balls

Keto Recordings in cooperation with playoud! releases Fantas Schimun - Golden Balls on the 29th of January as exclusiv download including a bonus track. Fantas Schimun - Golden Balls The Golden Ball is a symbol of absolute perfection and beauty; in one sense the Golden Ball is a toy for spoiled princesses and in another the golden balls represent disembodied yet cherished genital jewelry. This ambiguously titled album embodies the multi- dimensional

Outsource 3d Architectural Renderings, Interior 3d Visualizations To India – Pre …

Architectural rendering, or architectural illustration, is the art of creating two-dimensional images or animations showing the attributes of a proposed architectural design. Also known as photo-real renderings, but not restricted to that and may also be depicted in none photo-real methods. Complex 3d modeling and rendering software is used to create life-like images. These are normally done for presentation, marketing and design analysis purposes. Architectural 3D models are to the right


January 2014: VR Surat, the first retail lifestyle destination developed by Virtuous Retail, is inviting art lovers and enthusiasts to submit entries for the Dumas Art Project that offers a worthy platform where fledgling artists can showcase their work alongside some of art world’s biggest names such as Paresh Maity and Arzan Khambatta. Surat is fast becoming an art hub and meeting ground for artists, and by offering their

Peter Handke Now Also Online: Unique Access to The Materials And Papers Relating …

Thanks to the website "handkeonline", the materials and papers of one of the most important German-language authors are now directly accessible. Comprehensive data on Peter Handke from public and private collections are cross-referenced and described on the website, and thus provide unique insight into the genesis of his works. With Handke's permission, complete facsimiles of the original versions of some of the author's works and his notebooks are also published

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of January 13 …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson, Executive Producer of The Authors Show, founders of The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of January 13, 2014. The new show schedule is available at the Authors Marketing Powerhouse site. For those who hope to sell books on the Internet, the challenge can be daunting. It can be confusing difficult,

Pro Art Gallery Presents a ‘Solo Exhibition by Richard Allenby - Pratt’

Dubai, UAE, 8th January 2014: Pro Art Gallery, synonymous with innovative art and collectibles is proud to announce the opening of its next solo exhibition by a British award winning photographer and artist, Richard Allenby-Pratt. The exhibition will feature his amazing works of photography. The solo exhibition by Richard Allenby-Pratt’ will have a special opening night on January 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm and will run till January 23, 2014

Mateusz Szczypinski »Somewhere Between – Our Matters« I Benjamin Bronni »Somewhe …

Stuttgart 24th January – 8th March 2014 Opening 23rd January, 7 pm The »Somewhere Between« project comprises two separate exhibitions by Mateusz Szczypinski and Benjamin Bronni. These two artists initially seem to have very little in common with each other: Bronni’s works are spatial installations, while Szczypinski’s mostly involve two-dimensional paintings. The artists come from two different countries and have never met each other in person, yet they appeal to a

Talking New German Government: Michel Montecrossa CD dedicated to the swearing-i …

‘Talking New German Government‘, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD for the swearing-in of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor. It is a strong statement by Michel Montecrossa about what Germany could do and be in the world of today and tomorrow. His song is a reality reflection coming straight to the point of what German people are worried about, touching the hot

Michel Montecrossa's New-Topical-Song release ‘Talking Ukraine, E.U., Russia, Ch …

‘Talking Ukraine, E.U., Russia, China and the U.S.A.‘, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD taking a stand for the Pro-EU protests in Ukraine in the context of a future Supertrade Union bringing together Ukraine, E.U., Russia, China and the U.S.A. with the help of Vladimir Putin. The video ‘Talking Ukraine, E.U., Russia, China and the U.S.A.‘ is available on the Michel Montecrossa

Temporal Void featuring Mayumi Hamanka + Brooks Salzwedel

Johansson Projects presents Temporal Void, a two person show featuring new works by Mayumi Hamanaka and Brooks Salzwedel, in which the vulnerability of our environments, histories and memories is brought to the forefront. By slightly distorting recognizable images from twentieth century wars and layering hand cut prints and paper, Mayumi Hamanaka investigates perceptions of history and the contexts in which histories are written. In Hamanaka’s latest project, Invisible Lands, her process

Pro Art Gallery To Open Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition Titled ‘Lines and Colors’ …

Dubai, UAE December 3rd 2013: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that is synonymous with innovative art & collectibles, is pleased to announce the opening of their Arabic calligraphy exhibition titled ‘Lines and Colors’. The exhibition will showcase an amazing range of artworks of over 10 artists including Arab and Iranian artists. ‘Line & Colors’ exhibition will open on 4th December 2013 at 7:30 pm and will run till 25thDecember 2013

Art - Craft - Design The 17th Zeughausmesse in the German Historical Museum

This year the renowned Zeughausmesse – Decorative Arts Fair will take place from 5th to 8th December. Thanks to the co-operation with the German Historical Museum it is held at the prime location of Schlüterhof, Unter den Linden 2. Ninety-nine Artists and designers present and sell their creations in the fields of jewellery, fashion and home design. For the second time the best results of the Zeughausmesse competition ‘Ingenious Creation’

“Pieces of the World:” New CD from Blue Griffin Recording marks debut from young …

Blue Griffin Recording announces the release of esteemed, young cellist Marta Bagratuni’s debut album – “Pieces of the World.” The new CD is a wide-ranged sampler of music for cello that runs the gamut from 18th century Jean Barrier, to the music of today, as the young artist unveils the world premiere recording of a new work written for her by Armenian composer Vache Sharafyan, which features percussion and

Electronic music that makes your mind fly away: Alexander Sting - Make Me A Bird

Alexander Sting has made himself a name upon live sets in the Techno genre. On the Stuttgart (Germany) based label Tales From The Inside he is showing his faible for Downbeat and Electronica. Make Me A Bird is his first EP on the label. “Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far, far away from here” is a quotation taken from the movie Forrest Gump and serves

Mysterious chillout music: Knead & Sting - Shattered

Knead And Sting is the name of the duo Michael Knead and Alexander Sting. Both artists have become known with releases in the field of Techno and Progressive House. Who thinks, however, that they are producing Tech-House together is wrong: the Knead And Sting project stands for the collaboration of two musical free thinkers beyond all genre limitations. Their single Shattered is the second chapter of the new german Electronica

Like colorful walks through nature

In times of burn-out and hectic pace of daily work mental balance and minutes of peace and quiet become more important. Particularly in the dark season, many people suffer from depression and the winter-blues syndrome SAD (seasonal affective disorders). An artist from Berlin now provides an effective escape from this never-ending spiral. Like colorful walks through nature, Marina Kaehne’s artworks can decelerate life and reactivate the need for experiencing nature. Hardly


Friederike von Rauch’s exhibition In Secret presents a selection of her photographs from different series produced between 2010 and 2013: focused and picturesque compositions of light and shade that elevate unremarkable architectural details to the status of stand-alone subjects and question our habits of perception. The works were created in various European museums and post-war modernist churches. Following her training as a silversmith, Friederike von Rauch studied Industrial Design at

Pro Art Gallery to Host Solo Exhibition Of Hossein Irandoust ‘Spiritual Dance Vo …

Dubai, UAE, November 13 2013: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that celebrates innovative and cutting edge art from the Arab world and beyond, is set to host its next exhibition titled ‘Spiritual Dance’. This dynamic exhibition will showcase the artworks by Iranian painter Hossein Irandoust. The exhibition will open on Wednesday, 13th November,2013 at 7:30pm and will run till 30th November 2013 at the Pro-Art Gallery located in the Palm

Marina loves boats and nature - German artist merges photography and painting to …

Impressive art being as good as impressionists’ masterpieces but more contemporary, resistant to environmental effects and affordable – Marina Kaehne’s art can be brought under this heading. The basis of Marina’s artwork are high resolution photos which she converts into impressionistic or hyper-realistic art. In other words, the artist from Berlin merges the world of photography and painting to a new form of art. Hardly anyone can escape the fascination of impressionist

WFA 2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge - Over $7K in Prizes

Winter Film Awards presents … 2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge Winter Film Awards, an Independent Film Festival organization in New York City, challenges the local community to create a short film from start to finish in just a single weekend in an exciting and fast-paced environment with crazy rules that make for an awesome and sleep-deprived team experience. The 2013 WFA 48-Hour Film Challenge gets under way on Friday December 6 at 8pm.

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