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Karl Marx goes back to his home town in Germany on the day the Kunstmuseum Gehrk …

The replica of the Frida Kahlo painting: “Marxism will give Health to the Sick”, (1954) has left the Frida Kahlo exhibition “Viva La Vida” as it has been asked on loan by the Trier Stadtmuseum in Germany, for the temporary exhibition: ““Icon Karl Marx. Cult paintings and paintings of cult personality” which commemorates 130 years from the death of Karl Marx. This painting is an iconic illustration of Frida Kahlo’s strong

Keeping Ron "Forever Young"

"Uncle Ronny is a living legend of Texas music," says artrepreneur Nikki Young of her uncle, Ron Young. "And we want him to stay that way - a *living* legend - for as long as possible." In that spirit, nearly 300 of Ron Young's family, friends, and fans packed Sam's Burger Joint on Sunday, February 17 for "Forever Young," an all-day benefit for the singer/songwriter, who was diagnosed with an

Nationally known playwright lends advice to peers in the “Tyler Perry” era of th …

Beyond the Chitlin’ Circuit, The Ultimate Urban Playwrights Guide: by VANESSA LYNN Atlanta, GA. March 2013 – Urban or gospel theater, commonly referred to as “The Chitlin’ Circuit”, is a joke in most professional circles, mainly because its basis is of an inner city experience and its writers have no formal training. But many urban theater playwrights are laughing all the way to the bank! Every weekend throughout the country, from

"EyeCandy," a Visual Feast featuring 11 Artists Opens March 30th at WWA Gallery

WWA Gallery Presents: EyeCandy Opening Reception: Saturday, March 30th | 7-10PM On View: March 30th – April 27, 2013 Regular Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11AM-5PM Featured Artists: Robert Bowen | Charlie Immer | Aaron Jasinski | Jason John | Ken Keirns | Gabe Larson | Edith Lebeau | Audrey Pongracz | Arabella Proffer | Brandi Read | Gustavo Rimada | Tempt your visual taste buds with “eyeCandy” which opens Saturday, March 30th at WWA Gallery

Scratch, Mix & Fade Your Way to Becoming a DJ

DJs across the world are mixing together sounds and vocals creating music like dub-step and techno that club-goers go crazy for. There’s no doubt that club music has broken into pop culture and it’s here to stay, but the DJ industry itself can be hard to break into. The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) has created a class that teaches students everything they need to know about how to

Saatchi works now together with German artist Christophe Didillon

After his exhibitions in the "Kleiner Prinz" art gallery in Baden-Baden and the 24. "Maja and Friends" Art Salon in Berlin* in mid-February, the German artist Christophe Didillon ("WALLEY BERLIN"; 41) got the possibility to present his works in the Saatchi Gallery (see For a long time, Saatchi has an excellent reputation within the London art scene and worldwide. "I'm very happy to present my works now together with the

God And Science: Jerry Pollock PhD Explains Why Science Is, In Fact, The Search …

In Jerry Pollock’s view, God is the Master Scientist. However God operates on a different level of science because He has limitless powers that human scientists do not, indeed cannot understand. God is the unified theory of the universe that Einstein so desperately sought to find, even on his deathbed. “With God,” Pollock stated, “we are not just dealing with another human being. His powers and His intelligence are trillions of

The Alfa Art Gallery Thanks its Sponsors of the 2013 New Brunswick Art Salon

The Alfa Art Gallery would like to extend a wholehearted thank you to the Magyar Bank Charitable Foundation, for its sponsorship of the 2013 New Brunswick Art Salon. The Alfa Art Gallery New Brunswick Art Salon has been a successful program for the past three years. Previously two times, now three times (Winter: Photography, Spring: Water Color/Mixed Media, Fall: Oil Color/Mixed Media) during the year, we present salons exhibiting emerging and

How To Stay Young - Stanley Hirsch Sets New Standard For Inspirational Stories W …

Motivational books and inspirational stories can be found by the thousands at any book outlet. Just a handful of those inspirational books are published for senior citizens. Now Stanley Hirsch has set a new standard for motivational books for senior citizens with the recent release of 'Memoirs of a Geriatric Ski Bum'. All of us hope to grow old gracefully. We all hold our own definition of 'graceful'. For Stanley Hirsch,

The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council Presents its Third Annual "Paint Me Miami …

MIAMI – Feb. 25, 2013 –The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council (MAEC) invites talented Miami artists, art students, up-and-coming artists and art aficionados to participate in its third annual art competition, “Paint Me Miami.” “Paint Me Miami” is an open competition where all artists working in two-dimensional painting media are eligible to enter provided they meet the rules. To conform to the spirit of the awards, all work must be original

Green Art Gallery Dubai announces a solo show of new works by interdisciplinary …

Exhibition Dates: 12/03/2013 - 05/05/2013 Opening Date: 18/03/2013, 6pm - 9pm After a successful year which included a solo at Art Statements, Art Basel 43, Shadi Habib Allah returns to Green Art Gallery for his first solo show at the gallery. Habib Allah’s practice, traverses installation, video and sculpture, in order to examine the structural and material operations of circulations of objects, people, histories and the economy. While each project defines its

World5 Releases The First Single Of Their Upcoming Album On March 12, 2013

The AC / Pop Rock band World5 releases the first single, titled "Man of action", of their up and coming album due to release autumn 2013. "Man of action" is a catchy Pop-Rock song and is featuring World5´s new members and Grammy award winning musicians, lead singer Pat Hunt and bass player Randy Miller. "Man of action" describes trying to live up to unreal expectations in a relationship. “We were excited to start

New military history book "The lonesome Commander" available from now on

Martin Mahle's new military history book "The lonesome Commander" is available from now on! After the Falklands War of 1982 there have been given numerous awards to people on the British side. In particular the senior officers of the British armed forces were honoured with high-ranking medals and titles. Only one man remained completely ignored: Brigadier Sir Mathew John Anthony Wilson, OBE, MC. Why the brigadier (one-star general), who was honoured for his

EDAS-SIBA International Ballet Workshop announces the return of renowned Ballet …

Salzburg, Austria — February 19, 2013 /-- EDAS-SIBA International Ballet Workshop is proud to announce the return of renowned Ballet Diva Ms. Ildikó Pongor as resident master instructor from July 14 - August 24, 2013, in Salzburg, Austria, one of the most beloved arts capitals of the world. Ildikó, along with other distinguished master instructors, will provide an intensive and varied program for advanced, pre-professionals & professional dancers, culminating in four

Strychnin Gallery presents: "Those Whoe Dream by Day", A Visual Journey Inspired …

“Those who dream by day”, opening doors on the 15th of March at Strychnin Gallery, celebrates the imagination and oeuvres of the great Edgar Allan Poe. The mysterious man, whose life was short and filled with tragedy, left behind one of the most admired, questioned and influential literary body of works. While alive, his writings were ostracized and put under heavy scrutiny; many denied reading his publications. However, the public did yet

4th Annual Abstracts Juried Art Competition Announced

Jupiter, Florida, USA - February 20, 2013 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 4th Annual "Abstracts" Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2013. 2D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery's April 2013 online group exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting
02-20-2013 | Arts & Culture

LUCKY TRIMMER presents a new series of short dance and performance works in Berl …

The time is close for the latest dose of the world renowned "gateway drug for contemporary dance and performance art". Spring has sprung, bringing with it a fresh new collection of international artists presenting their newest short pieces at Sophiensaele Berlin. As always, LUCKY TRIMMER promises breathtaking diversity with it's unconventional approach - this time featuring seven uniquely flavored, bite-sized pieces all sprinkled with the famous LUCKY spice. LUCKY TRIMMER #19

The Alfa Art Gallery in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Selected as the Readers Choic …

The Alfa Art Gallery in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has been awarded the Readers Choice Winner of 2012, by the Home New Tribune, as a Reader’s Choice winner for one of the best art galleries in Middlesex County. The gallery is extremely delighted and flattered by the recognition it is receiving for its hard work at exposing art and up-and-coming artists from the New Brunswick Community, in the New Brunswick

Debut Poetry Collection by Fiancée of US Poet Laureate Billy Collins

FINISHING LINE PRESS Providing a Place for Today’s Poets Since 1998 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Finishing Line Press announces a new limited-edition title in its critically-acclaimed poetry Chapbook Series: I Will Meet You at the River by Florida author Suzannah Gilman, who was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize for poetry. Gilman happens to be the fiancée of Billy Collins, former poet laureate of the United States. With a BA in English and a

Cristina Rusiecki’s latest publication about Romanian mega theatre director, Rad …

Theater directors are not rock stars. They do not have legions of admirers who hunt and beg for an autograph. The only one exception in Romania, with genuine fans is Radu Afrim. His name is enough to attract the audience into the theatre halls. No matter what he puts on stage, his audience is enormous. When his performances come to Capital, rooms are filled, the doors of the Odeon (theater

Vancouver Bach Choir Hosts Bicentennial Celebration for Opera’s Greatest Duo

The Vancouver Bach Choir presents a soaring evening of opera with Verdi/Wagner Bicentennial - March 23, 2013 at 8pm at The Orpheum. The concert celebrates the 200th birthdays of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, two musical titans whose respective works changed the world of opera forever. Their legacies are honoured with a dramatic programme of choruses and arias from their beloved canons. “Both were born in 1813 and, through opera,

An Evening of Poetry at Adelphi with Visiting Writer Maureen N. McLane

Adelphi University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce its latest event, an evening of poetry with 2013 Visiting Writer Maureen N. McLane. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Adelphi University’s Olmsted Theatre in the Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. It is free and open to the public. McLane, a poet, critic, and

Gallery style exhibition to showcase selected work of celebrated photographers

Dubai, 18th February 2013: Pro Art Gallery, synonymous with innovative art and collectibles is proud to announce the opening of its next exhibition, ‘Flash Back On Photography ’. The exhibition will feature works of highly celebrated photographers from February 20th to March 11th 2013, at the Palm Strip Shopping Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah. Flash Back On Photography brings together works of well-known photojournalists such as Sebastiao Salgado, Henri

FEARS Mag and Winter Film Awards Team Up to Honor the Year's Best Independent Ho …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to partner with FEARSMAG for their 2013 Independent Film Festival. Among the 58 films selected for screening is a diverse mixture of documentaries, shorts, features, animation, music videos and horror films, including 9 horror films, 9 student films, 15 female directors and representation from over 15 countries. The 2nd Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 with

Documentary "Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry" to scr …

Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry examines the social, psychological, and economic impacts of performing in adult films. What makes people decide to become adult entertainers, how do they go about entering the business, what are their experiences in the business, and how do they deal with career options, finances, and relationships once they exit the business? The documentary also examines proposed regulations that would address current

The 2nd Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces Sponsors a …

Thanks to the support provided by Adobe Software, Footage Firm, Final Draft, ShowBiz Café, Jungle Software and media sponsor ProductionHUB, the Winter Film Awards show and Independent Film Festival will showcase quality work and highlight the best of independent film. ”We are excited to have secured these sponsors to support the film community and the arts, Their support shows how much they care about emerging filmmakers and the true

"Dosa Hunt" to screen at Winter Film Awards 2013 Independent Film Festival

"The Greatest Hunt For South Indian Food In NYC Ever Committed To Film!" An all-star cast of NYC musicians join filmmaker/journalist Amrit Singh to form a multicultural posse on a quest to find their hometown's best South Indian crepe, dosa. DOSA HUNT is a short film by Amrit Singh featuring a diverse group of music-world friends -- Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Das Racist's Himanshu Suri and Ashok

Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles. A theater work presented by LuckyChao …

LuckyChaos Theater Projects presents: Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles Opens March 2, 10pm at Salvage Vanguard Theater Collaborative. Experimental. Music. Humor. Drama. OUR STORIES How can someone convey the experience of living with depression and do it in a way that is both easy to understand and entertaining? Leng Wong, producing director of Lucky Chaos Theater, set out to do just that with Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles. The
02-15-2013 | Arts & Culture
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Ralf GUM feat. Kafele – Burning Star – GOGO 054

GOGO Music starts into 2013 with the next single taken from Ralf GUM's gold awarded album "Never Leaves You", which was the best selling artist album of the year 2012 on prime house download-store Traxsource, too. "Burning Star" sees the well-proven combination of Ralf GUM and Kafele in top form and receives now blazing remixes by Glenn Underground, Sir LSG and Kafele himself. This is definitely a mouth-watering release for

Videomapping competition for Genius Loci Weimar launched

We are happy to launch the second international audio-visual video mapping competition for the media art festival Genius Loci Weimar. We are seeking for innovative artistic video projection concepts for three historic facades: Courtyard of the City Castle, Wittumspalais, and the Main-Building of Bauhaus University Weimar. While media artists are encouraged to develop their own pictorial language towards the spirit of the location (Genius Loci), they should avoid erratic

John Leo Releases ‘This Time Around’ From Upcoming EP ‘Different ways’

After a short career in medicine, Norwegian artist John Leo has risked it all to return to his true passion: music. Now a full time musician, his new single ‘This Time Around’ seems to reflect the emotional struggle he felt when initiating this drastic change of career - “I am quitting medicine to become a full time musician. I love medicine and being a doctor, but my heart is on

Award winning film "DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till" to screen at Winter Fil …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In an acting tour de force, one man performs 36 roles in the telling of the Emmett Till tragedy. Experience the story, trial, and unbelievable confessions of those accused of Emmett's murder in this riveting drama. DAR HE will be screened at the 2013 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival on Friday, March 1st in the 2pm-5pm Screening Block at the Hotel Pennsylvania Globetrotter Ballroom,

Award winning film "Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution" to screen at Win …

Not many moments in life change the course of history; break the mold; shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on a chilly night in November 1973, such a moment took place. For the second time in history, the Americans stormed France in an epic battle. This battle, however, would pit the lions of French haute couture— Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Feb 28-Mar 2 NYC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY (2/11/2013) The Second Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 2013 with three full days of screenings and after-parties. This year's event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of talent and storytelling capabilities the independent filmmaking community has to offer. Among the 58 films selected for screening is a diverse mixture of documentaries, shorts, features, animation, music

Gerlinde Kosina, Andrea Rust - STADT/MENSCHEN - MENSCHEN/STADT

15th - 20th February 2013 Opening: 15th February 2013, 02.00 pm – 07.00 pm Kleine Galerie der Stadt Bozen Dr. Streiter-Gasse 25 I-39100 Bolzano, Italy Gerlinde Kosina The international award-winning artist presents in her cityscape -paintings a tense relational structure between representational and abstract design elements. Her blurry, intermingling color compositions allow the viewer an individual walk, the dipping or the rapid trip through cities and metropolises. Her cityscapes, characterized by absence of people show

Edeltrude Arleitner, Herwig Maria Stark - STADT/MENSCHEN - MENSCHEN/STADT

22nd - 27th February 2013 Opening: 22nd February 2013, 02.00 pm – 07.00 pm Kleine Galerie der Stadt Bozen Dr. Streiter-Gasse 25 I-39100 Bolzano, Italy Edeltrude Arleitner The Styrian sculptors work has achieved already several awards on occasion of international competitions. Her works of clay, sand and water show the external structures of an urban landscape. She apprehends cities as large construction kit of ashlars, cones, cylinders and cubes. The residents seem to adapt to the

“Tango Lovers” (Enamorados del Tango) and Mora Godoy return to the US at the bes …

Miami, February 4, 2013 – Tango, passion and sensuality return to the US with Tango Lovers. Acclaimed as “The Best Tango Show in the city” by the press and media in Uruguay (“Ultimas Noticias”, March 2012), “A Tango Show at the highest level” (“Banda Oriental”, New York, September 2012) and qualifications such as “The Best Show ever”, Tango Lovers (Enamorados del Tango) will be back in April 2013 to New

New Brunswick Art Salon, Spring 2013, Water Color and Mixed Media, Call for Arti …

The Alfa Art Gallery New Brunswick Art Salon has been a successful program for the last three years. Previously twice, now three times (Winter: Photography, Spring: Water Color / Mixed Media, Fall: Oil Color / Mixed Media), during the year, we present salons exhibiting emerging and professional artists in different mediums. The goal of these salons is to bridge the gap between artists and their communities, as well as unifying

Special auction - The Collection Harry Beyer

Munich, 13 February 2013, (kk) – He was a passionate art dealer. Countless interesting encounters and events coined a life during which he compiled a very exquisite art collection. Now this unusual collection of the Munich art dealer Harry Beyer, who passed away last fall, will be sold at Ketterer Kunst. His love for art and antiquities was woken at the tender age of eight, when the truck drivers in his

Weekend with Richard Wagner and Brno Philharmonic Orchestra in Munich

The Brno Philharmonic Orchestra will perform three concerts at the beginning of May in two largest concert halls in Munich, the city of music. Together with the Münchner Opern- und Sängerfreunde agency, the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra intends to play these concerts to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner and the 130th anniversary of his death. The concerts will include mainly lesser known compositions of this genius

Spiritual Teacher Swami Dhyan Giten's Free E-Books

In light of the challenges that humanity faces in the 21st century, spiritual teacher and best-selling author Swami Dhyan Giten in cooperation with award winning book site presents four of Swami Dhyan Giten's books as free Ebooks. In cooperation with international book site, which was recently voted the Best Website to Download Free Ebooks in a recent poll by New York Times, spiritual teacher and best-selling author

Naples Performers Take Top Honors at the National Music Theater Festival, and NP …

Naples, Fla. – A group of 20 talented youth from the Naples Performing Arts Center (NPAC) traveled to Atlanta to participate in the 2013 Junior Theater Festival on Jan. 19, 20 and 21 after working together for only 18 weeks. The annual Junior Theater Festival brings together people from all aspects of theatre under one roof to celebrate outstanding student musical theatre productions. The 2013 version of the

The 28th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

The 28th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition – Begins on February 12, 2013! Here’s what several of the 2012 selected competition artists raved about: “As a New Yorker I was impressed by the truly international nature of the show, and by the quality of the art.” ~ Meredith Rose "To see my work displayed on the walls of your gallery was validating on so many levels. I have been doing art for more

Artist Lenore Simons turns 85, offers black-and-white print for $85

San Diegan Artist/Printmaker Lenore Simon generously offers an original print, “Nick’s II” for $85. San Diegan artist and printmaker, Lenore Simon, is generously offering one of her most popular original prints entitled “Nick’s II” in celebration of her upcoming milestone 85th birthday. Signed and numbered prints will be available for just $85 during February, March (the artist’s birth month) and April 2013. The artist is represented in over three hundred private
02-08-2013 | Arts & Culture

Anniversary Edition: Réne Leibowitz

RENÉ LEIBOWITZ COMPOSITEUR 1913 - 1972 SCHOLA HEIDELBERG, ensemble aisthesis, Walter Nußbaum, conductor Ivry Gitlis, violin - Symphony Orchestra of the NDR, René Leibowitz, conductor CD 1: A co-production with HR2 (Hessischer Rundfunk) As a conductor, author and teacher, he is a legend - but as a composer he has remained a phantom: in time for René Leibowitz' 100th birthday on Febru a ry 17, 2013, Divox releases a sumptuous double album in

Fantastic Ski World Championship Opening 2013: Euroviva thrilled spectators with …

When 42nd FIS Alpine World Championships 2013 were openend last Monday for one fantastic moment all eyes of the almost 30,000 spectators and athletes turned upward. In snowwhite skidresses, with skiers and skipoles the EUROVIVA Entertainment high-wire perfomers captivated everyone with their Skygate Show. Dangling from the 35-metre high landmark of Schladming they fascinated the spectators with synchronous aerial acrobatics on high artistic level. The awsome show came with a

ACO Movie Night Screening of "The Artist" and Open Group Discussion

ACO MOVIE NIGHT SCREENING OF “THE ARTIST” AND OPEN GROUP DISCUSSION ABOUT EMOTIONS, CHARACTER, AND THE POWER OF WORDS AND SILENCE. Princeton, NJ – February 6, 2013 People often forget that when movies first appeared on the screen, they were silent. Actors mouthed words but their emotions had to be conveyed by their expression, their body language, their movements. Music was employed as well to literally and
02-07-2013 | Arts & Culture

Film Production Management Application Applauded By The Film Industry

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 6, Feb 2013 – EDICTIVE.COM steps to the forefront of the competition with the release of their Cloud Based Film Production Management Suite. After over twelve months of design and programming work, this release has made it all worthwhile. The firm’s CEO, Sergio Kozak, made it clear to his programmers, to come up with a management tool that will blow the socks off the competition, and be welcomed

Exhibition Agata Madejska February 8th - March 16th, 2013

AGATA MADEJSKA ___ Exhibition »Agata Madejska« February 8th – March 16th, 2013 Opening reception: Thursday February 7th, 6 - 9 pm Agata Madejska finds her artistic themes in urban space. In her photographic series she isolates architectonic structures, such as monuments and objects found in playgrounds like slides and swings, from their surrounding cityscape. Her very precise and slow working method (Madejska’s series consist of barely more than ten photographs and are several years

Alfa Art Gallery’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

Opening reception: March 7 @ 6 – 10pm Exhibition Duration: March 1 – 29, 2013 Curator: Jeffrey Wechsler Awards Ceremony: Announcing the winners of the New Brunswick Art Salon 2012 Juried Exhibition The Alfa Art Gallery is a non-profit institution serving the New Brunswick community with exhibitions and multidisciplinary arts related activities since Jan 2008. In this exhibition, the Alfa Art Gallery celebrates the wide-ranging spirit of public service in the arts

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