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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

A Newly Redesigned MilitaryPlaques.Com Website Launched

South Bend, Indiana (May, 2012) – MilitaryPlaques.Com launches newly revamped website that features a compact look and sleeker navigation buttons for better browsing experience. The improved web structure will increase the site’s clarity and browsing efficiency using a streamlined design and intuitive navigation. The contemporary layout promotes better readability and smoother navigation that will benefit site visitors and existing clients. Notable features include updated social media buttons, improved main menu, and

Sweet Soul Records Reaches Japan Music Distribution Agreement with Arizona-based …

An exclusive license agreement has been reached between SWEET SOUL RECORDS and Forward Motion Concepts, representing music producer Paris Toon and soul band Mothers Favorite Child, allowing Japan distribution of their latest album “Baptism By Fire” in both physical and digital formats. Tokyo, Japan: Today, SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company lifesound, Inc., officially announced that an agreement has been reached with Forward Motion Concepts for nationwide distribution of the album

Special exhibition "Frida Kahlo: Beautiful Minds" in Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund

Starting on May 21st 2012 in the rooms adjacent to the Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund in Baden-Baden, sixteen artists from Luxembourg expose fifty-nine paintings inspired by Frida Kahlo life and work. The works are painted by patients with mental illnesses (schizophrenia, psychosis). Schizophrenic artists stand out in the course of art history; the high intelligence and creativity that are often associated with mental disorders result in unique works of art.

University of Chicago Department of Music Performs Debussy’s "Fêtes" and "La Mer …

Chicago, IL -- The University of Chicago Department of Music concludes another glorious season on Saturday, May 26 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, May 27 at 3:00 pm in Mandel Hall, located at 1131 E. 57th Street in Hyde Park. This year the University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorus, Motet Choir, and Rockefeller Chapel Choir present Francis Poulenc’s celebrated Gloria, a grandiose setting of the Roman Catholic Gloria in excelsis Deo

OnCell Release Official Android App

OnCell, a leading mobile technology service provider to cultural sites and institutions, recently launched its free OnCell App for Android mobile phones and tablets. The app allows users to experience hundreds of multimedia tours when visiting museums, zoos, gardens, historic sites and parks around the country. The tours can also be taken “virtually” from any location. OnCell’s interactive mobile tours feature audio, images, video and social media network sharing. "At

The Pefection of Colors and Forms in Tanya Marie Reeves' Art at Agora Gallery

Tanya Marie Reeves' acrylic paintings utilize geometric forms and striking color combinations to create vivid and kaleidoscopic imagery. Often chimerical, her abstractions conceal naturalistic forms such as a flower blossom, a human hand, or most notably, the female form. Her meticulous technique results in strict yet fluid lines that draw viewers’ eyes across the canvas, enticing them to enter the unique world conjured by Tanya’s paintbrush. A self-taught artist, Tanya's

Nicolette Benjamin Black: Intricate Renderings of Our Natural World

Australian artist Nicolette Benjamin Black uses little strokes of pen and ink on canvas to create compelling works with a weighty message. For the artist, the patterns, swirls and dots within her drawings are an ancient cross-cultural activity able to speak to a diversity of cultures. In fact, much of Black’s influence comes from her Australian roots, both “the indigenous artists and their techniques and connectedness to their land, and

Natasha Parenta’s Original Artwork Explores the Universal Spirit

Abandoning any trace of realism or representation in favor of beautiful, profound abstractions, Natasha Parenta’s fluidly stylistic approach to abstract symbolism is deeply rooted in both her personal identity as an artist and in a powerful bond with the spirituality of nature. An emotional energy surges through her art, with a passion and spontaneity that touches upon a transcendent universal connection and awareness. As Parenta creates her mixed media paintings

New Location for Fine Art on the Rhine - Ketterer conquers Düsseldorf

Munich, 15 May, 2012, (kk) – Ketterer Kunst will open its new representative office in Düsseldorf on May 23 with highlights of the June auction. Among them will be works by renowned artists such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gabriele Münter, Emil Nolde, Serge Poliakoff, Pierre Soulages and Andy Warhol. ”It's been a long lasting concern of mine to offer our clients in the Rhineland a more personal service”, said

Michel Montecrossa's CD about Michael Moore reacts to music industry’s buy-out o …

‘Michael Moore Is A Rich Man – Laugh Out Loud (Song For The Day Without The 99%)’, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Evolver-Song about the music industry’s buy-out of the Occupy Movement through things like ‘Occupy This Album’ and stuff. The music video is available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage and the song can be downloaded from Bandcamp. Michel Montecrossa says about ‘Michael

Pianist Okonsar Improvises On Cd

"I initiated playing them with no pre-conceived representation in mind" states Mehmet Okonsar, the Turkish born Belgian pianist, composer, conductor and musicologist when referring to the "Shadowy Arcade". He let the music come in effortlessly and captured all. Then, Okonsar disposed off a lot of the takes and without any extra modifying, saved the ones he liked to get published. The lengthy as well as complicated headings of the pieces were

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