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'art place berlin': Michael A. Russ' Cover Art for Tom Waits' 'Swordfishtrombone …

A new highlight in the current permanent exhibition ‘ART based on PHOTOGRAPHY’ at ‘art place berlin’ (until October 31st) is an original TinTone artwork by the American artist Michael A. Russ. It shows the motive of his cover photo for Tom Waits groundbreaking music album ‘Swordfishtrombones’ from the year 1983. It is currently on display in the exhibition next to Tom Waits portrait by Michael Russ. He has created both

Josef Schulz, poststructure

Josef Schulz: “poststructure” Opening Reception: Friday, September 14, 2012, 7pm Exhibition: through November 3, 2012 Paradise Cafe. Property For Sale poststructure by Josef Schulz Abandoned buildings have a charm of their own. In stark contrast to inhabited ones, life has left them, remaining discernible all the same. In our concept of a life lived it remains present as a memory. Abandoned industrial wastelands, too, exude an air of work and manufacture. These new places

50 years CAMERATA BERN - a new CD release

Under the leadership of the violinist ANTJE WEITHAAS (since 2009) the orchestra recorded classical arrangements of Beethoven's String Quartet op. 95 and the famous Kreutzer Sonata. Founded in 1962 with the idea to perform as a small, flexible ensemble without conductor, the CAMERATA BERN developed rapidly to a worldwide wellspoken chamber orchestra. A long list of wellknown musical celebrities helped over the years to develop this orchestra from Berne (Switzerland)
09-13-2012 | Arts & Culture

Why Music: New Blog Series Unveils the Power of Music to Help Shape the Future o …

“Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.” – Beethoven, 1810 As part of a commitment to help people better understand the mysterious power of music and how it can be used to shape the future of our existence, Frank Fitzpatrick is launching a series of articles called Why Music. Fitzpatrick is a social entrepreneur and multi-platinum music producer

Szczesny exhibition in New York: “Neue Wilden works from the 80s”

From September 12 to October 8, 2012, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel presents a selection of early 80s works by the internationally acclaimed artist Stefan Szczesny, in the framework of an exhibition entitled “Szczesny: Neue Wilden works from the 80s.” The exhibition is curated by the renowned art critic Donald Kuspit. Stefan Szczesny was born in Munich in 1951. He became famous as one of the protagonists of the so-called

An additional “jewel” joins the Frida Kahlo exhibition “Viva la Vida” in Baden-B …

A wonderfully handcrafted silver pendant known as “The Universe Pectoral “ with the matching earrings can be seen in the Frida Kahlo exhibition in Baden-Baden, Germany as of September 14th 2012. The two exhibits are the replica in silver of the originals found in the archeological site of Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico. The archeological site of Monte Alban was discovered in 1932, and the Tomb Nr 7 contained jewelry of immense
09-12-2012 | Arts & Culture
RJ Palmer

Supernatural Thriller from the Head Wingnut in Charge!

“Sins of the Father” is about an orphaned child trapped in his own little world for whom life has been extremely cruel, a minister who is looking for just one reason to recapture his flagging faith in a world without meaning and a perfectly ghastly creature with no name and a taste for blood. From the brilliantly twisted mind of R.J. Palmer comes “Sins of the Father” currently for sale on

International Zouk Flashmob will unite 40 countries

On september 16th an unprecedented worldwide event will take place. More than 3000 people from 40 countries will participate in a Zouk flashmob. It will be the biggest flashmob of a partnerdance and will no doubt find its way in the Guinness book of records. The event will highlight Zouk, a fairly new latin dance that is taking over the world by storm. The dancers want to show the world

Special Auction Side lines of the German Avant-garde - Going once, going twice a …

Munich, 12 September, 2012, (kk) – Off the beaten paths the biggest treasures can be discovered. The same can be said about the Special auction Sidelines of the German Avant-garde, which will take place in context of the auction of Modern Art on 19 th October for the ninth time. ”After eight years of successful auctions of this kind, it is still my great concern to honor the works by forgotten

Works of art up to EUR 20.000 by 400 international artists - Stars of the Art Sc …

Munich, 12 September 2012, (kk) – Pablo Picasso, Emil Nolde, Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol, to name but a few big international names that will be called up at Ketterer Kunst’s first autumn auction on 19 and 20 October: 1. Modern Art & Side lines of the German Avant-garde 2. Post War/Contemporary Art For an amount in the three-digit or lower four digit Euro realms, works by renowned artists such

Oktoberfest Der Beehive

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Live Music, Food & Beer at The Beehive! WHAT: On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012, join The Beehive for “Oktoberfest Der Beehive,” an evening highlighting rustic German food and libations, as well as entertainment by the Oktoberfest German Band. Revel in official Oktoberfest festivities with The Beehive as Harpoon Brewery rolls out the barrel to have a

Legendary Musician and Performance Artist Laurie Anderson in Dirtday! at Adelphi …

On October 12, 2012, world-renowned musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson comes to Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) in Dirtday!, a piece reflecting contemporary America. The evening’s program, which begins at 8:00 p.m. in the Concert Hall, will feature electric violin, keyboards and electronics. The show will combine conventional and nonconventional instrumentals with electronic soundscapes. Using a combination of art mediums, Anderson creates a powerful story-telling performance. In Dirtday!,

Green Art Gallery Dubai presents "Wounds", a series of new works by Syrian photo …

For the opening of the fall season, Green Art Gallery will be presenting ‘Wounds’, a series of works by Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh. This series began and evolved along with the revolutionary movements happening in Syria during the crucial first ten months that the country was in turmoil. Photographing individuals from his social circle, including those who were actively part of the revolutionary movement, Al Azmeh asked his subjects to

„Wahiba Sands“ and „YelloPond“ at „International Contemporary Artist's Art Book“ …

The selection board has decided know: ICA-Publishing will accept photo works of Paul-Juergen Weber, Cologne/Germany for volume V of the „International Contemporary Artist's Art Book“, which is to be expected in November 2012. The New York based art book will reemerged the fifth time since 2003. It presents about 300 updated artists and visualizes Weber's „Wahiba Sands #13“ and „YelloPond #8“. Both photo works belong to Weber's topic „Nature's forms“.

Zamorano University Meets With Honduran Council of Private Enterprise

Visit cements the relationship between Zamorano and the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (COHEP) Tegucigalpa, Honduras, September 03, 2012 -- Leading agricultural university, Zamorano, held productive and encouraging talks with the President of the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (COHEP), Ms. Aline Flores. The visit cemented the relationship between the institutions and discussed the current scholarship system. Gerencia de ComunicacionesDr. Cuevas García encouraged COHEP to make Zamorano a strategic partner and take

Birmingham Museum of Art Implements OnCell Mobile Technology for Norman Rockwell …

The Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama is bringing mobile technology to its newest exhibit: “Norman Rockwell’s America,” launching in September. The Museum partnered with OnCell, leading mobile tour provider to make its audio content available through a cell phone audio tour. Visitors can take the cell phone tour with a cell phone or smartphone to learn about the exhibit, which includes 52 original paintings by Rockwell, drawings, and all

Noise in the Basment roars into WWA Gallery on October 6

August 29, 2012 -- 'The Noise in the Basement" Featured Artists: James “Jimbot” Demski | Dan Goodsell | JoKa | David Lozeau | Juan Muniz | Jeff T Owens | JC Rivera | Saratoga Sake Opening Reception: Saturday, October 6| 7-10PM On View: October 6 – November 3, 2012 Culver City, CA - Rapidly gaining momentum in their artistic careers and no strangers to the gallery world, each of the 8 featured artists in

Lee Savages Fury of Exponential Energy

Drips, splatters, riptides, chain reactions and other energetic kinds of visual matter charge the works of artist Lee Savage, giving her mixed media on paper creations a sense of barely contained motion. ‘My work revolves around freedom to create,’ says Savage, an artist whose half-organic, half-geometric shapes give form to what she describes as ‘the fury of exponential energy.’ Layering, texture and relentless experimentation with a wide variety of media

Katrina Howarth's Grand Interiors and Intimate Landscapes

British artist Katrina Howarth, who is now based in Galveston, TX, having lived in New Mexico for a decade, paints dazzling still lifes, landscapes and domestic scenes, combining the charm of remote Britain and the Southwest’s grandiosity. Working with a palette always based on the same seven oil pigments, against a backdrop of burnt sienna that provides thick, dark outlines, her works evoke Post-Impressionism, with lines and perspectives gently distorted,

Iva Milanova Bridges Figuration and Abstraction at Agora Gallery

Bulgarian, Berlin-based painter Iva Milanova moves effortlessly between figurative portraits and abstract patterns which emphasize geometric forms, recurring shapes and shifting surfaces. Her portraits, which portray archetypal social types or religious subjects like the Madonna, have a discernible Cubist quality to their facial features, while also evoking the Expressionist paintings of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. A few of Milanova’s female figures approach a level of near-abstract deconstruction, providing strong visual connections

Art Bengaluru’s International Art Auction

Includes artworks of celebrated International artists & unique lots including sculptures, coffee tables, chairs and other collectors’ items. Bangalore, India, Friday - August 24th, 2012 -- ‘Art Bengaluru 2012’ ( ), South India’s premier festival for contemporary art and culture, presents an iconic event as a part of its celebrations – an International Art Auction ( ). The Auction, being presented by well-known auctioneer - Angira Arya, will take

The Post Morrow Foundation Partners with OnCell to Provide a Mobile Cell Phone T …

The Post-Morrow Foundation, the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society and the Village of Bellport of Long Island, NY have joined together to partner with OnCell and offer a cell phone tour of the Bellport-Brookhaven Hamlet area. This mobile tour has been developed to inform and educate local residents and visitors to this area about the historical, rural and cultural character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and the Village of Bellport. The cell phone

Financial Education Expert Robert Kiyosaki Says Goodbye to Expensive Recording S …

“The Rich Dad Radio Show” will now be recorded from Scottsdale office via high tech, VocalBooth™ Scottsdale, AZ – August 9, 2012 – Today, the financial education experts at The Rich Dad Company,, announced the installation of a portable, high-tech recording studio from VocalBooth™, Now, “The Rich Dad Radio Show with Robert Kiyosaki” will originate directly from The Rich Dad Company offices in Scottsdale, AZ to be heard by

Thompson & Knight Partner Named to Dallas Wind Symphony Board of Trustees

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Partner Richard B. Phillips, Jr. of the Firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group has been named to the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Wind Symphony (“DWS”). Phillips has represented a variety of clients in appeals before Texas courts of appeal, the Texas Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme

Michel Montecrossa celebrates 20th birthday of the Spirit of Woodstock Festival …

The Days of Love and Unity – Michel Montecrossa’s song for the Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2012 in Mirapuri, Italy on Audio CD and DVD, released by Mira Sound Germany, was recorded on Friday 27th July 2012 as the opening of the Spirit of Woodstock Festival and as celebration of its 20th birthday. The music video ‘The Days of Love and Unity‘ is available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage and

Talking World War & The Nato Gang - Michel Montecrossa's Single release apropos …

‘Talking World War & The Nato Gang‘ is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio Single and DVD, released by Mira Sound Germany, apropos Romney, Obama, Netanyahu, Assad and the entire World War circus. The people of the world again shall be fooled into wars for boosting war business. The politos again serve the bankas and don’t care for the millions who will bleed. One day there will be the time for young

Michel Montecrossa releases Single in honor of the Pussy Riot ladies and their f …

‘Talking Pussy Riot Jail Sentence’, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song in honor of the Pussy Riot ladies, their freedom love, their art and humanity which is not only good for Russia but for the people of the whole world. The music video ‘Talking Pussy Riot Jail Sentence’ is available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage and the song can be downloaded from


Miki Eleta - Playing with Time Every work of art has its own time structure, and Miki Eleta invites us to a dialogue about the transformation of time into space and vice versa. Time passes, irreversibly. Man can do nothing about it; at best he can feel it and regrettably, only be able to realize it. He learned to interpret natural phenomena, he created tools which allowed him to measure it, try


The Dutch rock band Kinkobra has released their new SINGLE & VIDEO "OK" worldwide over AWESOME KICKASS RECORDS on the 24th of august. After only three months, they convinced 3FM dj Annemieke Schollaardt to let them perform live in her show. Not much later, joining a Demo contest from Radio 538, this firmly established their potential. Next a live webcast for RedBull in cooperation with MTV

Blues legend Lucky Peterson's first live DVD - out on Oct 19th, 2012

The German music label Blackbird Music will release blues legend Lucky Peterson's first Live DVD. The DVD entitled "The Lucky Peterson Band feat. Tamara Peterson live at the 55 Arts Club Berlin" will be in stores worldwide on Oct 19th, 2012. It includes a two and a half hours lasting concert - filmed and recorded in March 2012. Lucky performs side by side with his wife Tamara and his band

"SONGS & WHISPERS" CIRCUIT 08/2012 "Germany meets Australia"

From August 17th to September 9th the international music network "SONGS & WHISPERS" sets up the eigth CIRCUIT of 2012. The following artists will be part of the tour across north-western Europe: MARK MUSTANG (Kassel, GER) He sounds like a grooving band, but it’s just him! Mark Mustang is jamming with himself, with his six string acoustic guitar and his voice. He sounds like playing guitar, bass and drums at the

Four New Essays on the Philosophy of Being

August 1, 2012 Our common statements about God are void, our natural science ignores its own truth criteria, our ethics is guilty of much too weak standards, and our philosophy is ignorant of the fundamentals of our being. These are the drastic diagnoses of four new essays that the author Rainer Bruno Zimmer has published today in the internet. He is thereby following up his Trilogy on Genuine Religion of 2009, this
09-05-2012 | Arts & Culture
LV & Co.

Anna Ivlieva & Jean-Noel Chazelle at du Film de Cannes Festival 2012

Cannes, France - Jean-Noel Chazelle is a French ARealist artist who creates large scale panel installations, paintings and design. Chazelle is considered to be one of the major influences in contemporary art scene and one of the most colorful and entertaining painters in the world. In May of 2012 Chazelle was invited to showcase his art work at a private residence of a famous European entrepreneur and life style designer Richard

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

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