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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese critic Nazih Khater dies at the age of 84

BEIRUT: Nazih Khater, a Lebanese art and literature critic, died Wednesday at the age of 84 after a long battle with illness.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon,

2 hrs ago |

Oregon Arts Commission fills final two positions; director's post still open

Christine D'Arcy's abrupt and controversial firing from the Oregon Arts Commission last fall prompted five of nine commissioners to resign.


Related Topix: Oregon, Arts, Washington State University, Oregon State University, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Methodist University gets $1 million gift

The Fayetteville Observer reported the gift comes from longtime university supporters Terri Union and Carlos Zukowski .


Related Topix: Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | TCPalm

Willi Miller: Vero Beach Museum of Art, Riverside Theatre have great events scheduled

I didn't spend the entire day there but did get to hear some musical talent that was new to me.


Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

MoFA fosters critical thinking in gifted elementary students

Meta-cognitive critical thinking lessons don't always spring to mind when discussing elementary school curriculums.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Arts, Florida State University

Sedalia Democrat

SFCC student art show opens today

DemocratOn Tuesday, State Fair Community College art student Natalie Winery places the finishing touches to her 4-by-5-foot sculpture &... DemocratA large 3-foot ceramic pot created by Ceramics I student Sue Meyer titled "Classic Waves" sits in front of an oil o... DemocratAn oil painting titled "Tsunami," by student Paola Azvrdia, measures 110 ... (more)


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Painting, Arts, Arizona State University


Greenway in the works for Mantua's northern border

Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Home Gardening, Home

Houston Press

Capsule Art Reviews: April 17, 2014

"The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute " These days, Impressionist exhibitions are the art museum version of the ballet The Nutcracker : frothy and beautiful, if a little overexposed, and sure to pack 'em in at almost any price.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Confederate Flaggers Inspire Hip-Hop Counter Protest

Cook and indie rapper Goad Gatsby is protesting the Virginia Flaggers at VMFA by playing rap music and declaring hip-hop as his heritage.


Related Topix: Arts, Richmond, VA

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA announces honorees for May 17 commencement

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will celebrate its 115th commencement exercises beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium.


Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Berkshire County, MA, Arts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, UMass Boston

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

'In Full Color:' FSU's BFA Art Exhibit

At the foot of the museum staircase, "My William," a defiant, brilliantly misshapen sculpture by graduating artist Alinna Brigitte Diaz, confronts an eager pack of guests filing into the East Wing of the Fine Arts building.


Related Topix: Arts, Waterford, PA

KKSA-AM San Angelo

Ceramic Competition Continues

Ceramic Artists from all over north America are in San Angelo for the biennial 20th National Ceramic Competition.


Related Topix: San Angelo, TX, Arts

Tallahassee Democrat

Gallery director mixes administration, art

In the two-story Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery on FAMU's campus, the graduating seniors buzz up and down the stairs, quietly adding finishing touches to their artwork, or chatting with nervous energy in clusters as they prepare for their senior exhibition.


Related Topix: Arts, Tallahassee, FL

Asbury Park Press

Author explores realm of Garden State discoveries

Paternity test: If necessity is the mother of invention, could New Jersey be the father? Find out today, April 13, at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum in Morristown, where author Linda Barth will discuss her book, "A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone," as part of the museum's Spring Speaker Series.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Inventions, Science / Technology, Morristown, NJ, Arts

Sat Apr 12, 2014



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Related Topix: Savannah College of Art & Design, Arts, University of Georgia Armstrong Atlantic, Capella University, Statesboro, GA, Metter, GA

KISU-TV Pocatello

Live from the Artists Den

LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN is an innovative new music series featuring extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings.


Related Topix: Arts, Sara Bareilles

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Georgia Straight

David Lynch to show his way with art in Philadelphia exhibit

I Burn Pinecone, 2009, Mixed media on cardboard, 72 x 108 in. Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, Germany, to be shown at upcoming PAFA show in Philly.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Blue Velvet, Philadelphia, PA, Eraserhead, World News, Germany, Arts, Painting

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City School District considers specialty schools, the first to focus on fine arts

Twice a week, Sioux City elementary school students attend music class. Music and art are called "specials," because they don't happen every day.


Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Education Etc., Arts

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Weekend Best Bets

Fitchburg State presents its jazz and concert bands, under the direction of Michele Caniato and Michael LaCava, at 7:30 this evening in Weston Auditorium, 353 North St. Admission is free.


Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, Jazz, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Arts

First Major U.S. David Lynch Museum Exhibition Coming to PAFA

This fall the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts will present what it's calling the first major U.S. museum exhibition of the works of filmmaker David Lynch, who attended the school from 1965 to 1970.


Related Topix: Arts