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Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters at International Poster G …

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters, a show and sale of original vintage posters from 1945 – 1965. The Mid-Century poster genre, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent years, encompasses a broad spectrum of motifs and styles that responded to the technological and cultural developments of the post-World War II world. Included in the exhibition

“A Summerday” in Miami

“A Summerday” in Miami Carmen Graber at Nina Torres Fine Art Exhibition: November Contemporary November 2 – November 24, 2012 NINA TORRES FINE ART 1800 North Bayshore Drive, CP1 Miami, FL. 33132 Phone: +01.305.395.3599 Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm / Saturdays 12 - 5pm November Contemporary is the 6th event of a series that features painting, sculpture, installation, photography, performances, collage and video of international artists. Nina Torres Fine Art has established the

Interactive Cell Phone Tour Launched at Mobile Carnival Museum

Visitors can now use their mobile devices to learn about Mardi Gras with a new mobile tour at the Mobile Carnival Museum. The Museum, which highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace, Mobile, Alabama, partnered with OnCell to bring their exhibits to life through the visitors’ own mobile technology. By dialing a tour number on a cell phone or visiting the mobile web tour on a smartphone,

Sweet Soul Records Reaches Japan Music Distribution Agreement with Missouri-base …

An exclusive license agreement has been reached between SWEET SOUL RECORDS and Destin 2B1 Records, LLC, representing soul singer Brian Owens, allowing Japan distribution of his first major release “Moods & Messages,” 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 Missouri-based Destin 2B1 Records, LLC for nationwide distribution of the album “Moods & Messages,”

VernissageTV Art TV Partners with Paddle8TV

Basel (Switzerland), September 25, 2012 -- VernissageTV is excited to announce a new collaboration with Paddle8TV. Paddle8TV is a dedicated video channel premiering original video content contributed by galleries, non profits, museums and artists as well as the paddle8 community. The new collaboration will bring new video content to Paddle8TV every month that covers exhibitions and events in the fields of contemporary art, design, and architecture. About Paddle8TV: Paddle8TV is a dedicated

Steve Giovinco Included in Fine Art Photography Museum Exhibition “The Kids Are …

Photography Museum Show Illuminates Shifting Nature of Family and Changing Role of Contemporary Photography; Includes Catherine Opie, Steve Giovinco, Ryan McGinley, Others Contemporary family life and couples are the subject of Steve Giovinco’s fine art photographs, which are included in a museum exhibition called, “The Kids Are All Right.” The show opens September 30, 2012 at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The exhibition focuses on the shifting nature

Discursive Politics – Language with a Spin

A project sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund FWF has made a detailed investigation on what viewers understand and how they evaluate the statements of politicians during televised debates. To this effect, software-assisted conversation analysis established how the individual social knowledge of viewers nurtures the interpretations – and reinterpretations – of political statements. For the first time, the roles played by differing interpretive frames in our comprehension of political reality

Creative Geeks from all over the world meet up at push.inspiration

This autumn Munich will be all about the creative combination of design, code and new technologies. push.conference unites designers and developers from all around the globe to join a series of talks on trending topics. On the 23rd and 24th of November, envis precisely invites designers and creative coders for a two-day event to the Bavarian capital. As co-hosts of the previous decoded conference, the team can look back at three successful
09-28-2012 | Arts & Culture
MJ Mancini

"Revelation" reveals secret society of devil worshipers in Rome

“Revelation” a debut novel by MJ Mancini, the first in his trilogy of the same title, discusses a clandestine society of devil worshipers rumored to exist in Rome, Italy. The Cavalieri di Satana, or the Knights of Satan, is a powerful underground satanic cult according to Mancini’s book. The secret society operates in the shadows of the Vatican and controls most of the global financial markets on the

Wooden Bridge Candles Illuminate is known for delivering a taste of Wisconsin and now the online gourmet food and gift store is also sending the scent of Wisconsin with candles from Wooden Bridge Candles. The artisans at Wooden Bridge Candles craft eco-friendly, American made candles in a variety of comforting and cozy scents. With the help of, Wooden Bridge Candles ship nationwide. “From the wooden wick to the white frosted jar, no

Adelphi Presents “Uncommon Women and Others”

The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) will be kicking off its 2012-2013 theatrical season with Wendy Wasserstein’s debut play Uncommon Women and Others. Directed by Department of Theatre Chair, Nicholas Petron, M.A. ’70 , the show will be running from September 26 to September 30 in the Black Box Theater, Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City, NY, 11530. Set in the early 1970s at the height

The Portrait Society of America Announces the 2012 Fall Portrait Academy

MIAMI – September 19, 2012 –The Portrait Society of America proudly announces its 2012 Fall Portrait Academy to be held on November 2nd and 3rd at the Fairchild Gardens and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami, Florida. The two-day event features an artist demonstration by Hodges Soileau, a lecture by Professor David Chang and a Plein Air workshop with Hodges Soileau, David Chang and Kerry Vosler. The City of Miami

OnCell Turns Guided Garden Tour Into Mobile Tour

Brent and Becky's Bulbs of Gloucester, VA will launch an OnCell mobile tour inside their Chesapeake Bay Friendly Gardens, an 8+acre educational garden around its offices, warehouse and retail space, The Bulb Shoppe. OnCell's mobile technology makes it easy for sites to upload their own content onto a state-of-the-art online platform that turns educational audio, images and video into a mobile tour. Visitors to the garden will be able to

Titanic Artist James Lumbers New Release - Titanic Departure Collector Giclee Pr …

Titanic artist James Lumbers new release - Titanic Departure Painting - RMS Titanic's maiden voyage captured the imagination of the world in print, movies and pictures. Titanic 2012, the 100th anniversary of the tragedy has motivated the story once again. Titanic artist James Lumbers, (known widely for his memory paintings) has approached the subject from a unique perspective. Not from the horror of the event, but rather the innocence of

Green Art Gallery at the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair 2012, with Ale …

Green Art Gallery announces its participation in the 2012 London Moving Image Art Fair with “Chronoscope, 1951, 11pm”, a video produced by multidisciplinary artist Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck in collaboration with art historian Media Farzin. The fair will be taking place in London between the 11th and 14th of October 2012. “Chronoscope, 1951, 11pm” is a 24-minute video that uses original footage from “Longines Chronoscope”, an American television program that aired between

MTS Management Group Signs 16-year-old "Kansas City Queen Of Country Music" Jose …

MTS Management Group is proud to announce their signing of 16-year-old, Kansas City-based country music artist, Josey Milner, to an exclusive artist management deal. In addition to handling all management duties, MTS will be providing publicist and social media marketing services for Ms. Milner. A staple of the Missouri fair and festival circuit, Josey will enter the studio to record her debut album in the coming months. "We're very excited to

Art Gallery Announces Sandy Moser as Their Featured Artist

Jupiter, Florida, USA - September 16, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that the Canadian artist, Sandy Moser is the gallery's newest featured artist. Sandy Moser is a life-long resident of Nova Scotia and she has always been interested in painting and drawing nature and animals. Sandy attended Nova Scotia Teachers College instead of Art College and that lead her to a twenty

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Photography Exhibition, “The Kids Are All Right, …

Museum Exhibition Illuminates Shifting Nature of Family and Changing Role of Contemporary Photography Beginning September 30, 2012, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, explores the bedrock theme of “family,” and how evolving photographic technologies have influenced the manner in which families are portrayed in the exhibition THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT. This is the first exhibition to examine the intersection of how both family and photography have changed dramatically over
09-18-2012 | Arts & Culture
MG Press

This Jealous Earth, a "Modern, Witty and Provocative" Debut

Scott Dominic Carpenter’s debut collection of literary fiction shorts, This Jealous Earth, forthcoming from MG Press in January 2013, is filled with stories that examine the tension between the everyday and the transcendent—the struggle to grasp what lies beyond our reach. Advance praise has already been pouring in for the book: We wait in slow horror for the banal details of our lives—ticking in the corner of these stories like time bombs—to

Tattoo Studios Support Breast Cancer Help, Inc. With “Ink For Pink” Campaign

(Bay Shore, New York) — In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during the month of October, Good Times Tattoo Studio in East Islip and Horifudo Tattoo Studio in Smithtown will take part in a month-long “Ink For Pink” campaign. Starting October 1 at noon, customers can get a tattoo of the breast cancer ribbon at either studio done for free; in exchange, they can make checks payable to

'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

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