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3 hrs ago |

a.C.T. Sets Spring 2014 Repertory: Our Lady of 121ST Street, the Girl ...

American Conservatory Theater announced today the Spring 2014 Repertory featuring students from A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program, as well as a coproduction featuring students from A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory Program.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Theater, Arts, San Francisco, CA

6 hrs ago |

For May graduates, like Priya Nadkarni, art 'a career and serious business'

A number of area colleges and universities are known for their rigorous degree programs in studio art.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Painting

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Telegraph

Thousands pay last respects to Marquez

His remains were placed on a black pedestal in the lobby of the dramatic art deco building by his widow, Mercedes Barcha, and his two sons, Gonzalo and Rodrigo.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Arts, Classical, Rodrigo

Connecticut Post

'Arts & Flowers' weekend returns to

There's a good reason why the Wadsworth Atheneum's "Fine Arts & Flowers" weekend has been popular for more than three decades.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Painting in the Park at MFA April 27

The seventh annual Painting in the Park is Sunday, April 27, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE., St. Petersburg.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, W., George Bush, University of Kansas, Opinion

Star Tribune

Mexican president to head homage to Garcia Marquez

The ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez were being taken Monday to Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts, where thousands of admiring readers were expected to pay tribute to the Colombian Nobel laureate considered the greatest Spanish-language writer in three centuries.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Arts

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Nobel laureate Garcia Márquez's Colombian hometown hopes to make magic out of his legacy

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, World News, Mexico, Arts

The News Tribune

Stephanie Stebich, director of the Tacoma Art Museum

NonProfit Business Leader of the Year Over nine years, Stephanie Stebich has led the Tacoma Art Museum into national prominence.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Columbia University, Arts, New York University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition brings renowned quilts and exploration of color theory to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Carpenter's Wheel Quilt. Attributed to: Mrs. Miller , Mennonite, Pennsylvania, Easton, about 1890.


Related Topix: Arts, Pennsylvania, Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Quilting, California College of the Arts, Mills College

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, Vampire Weekend, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A Floral Arrangement Inspired by a Sargent Masterpiece

John Singer Sargent's enigmatic 1882 canvas 'The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit' was the jumping off point for a double-vessel arrangement highlighted by burgundy ranunculus and a pink peony.


Art Daily

Collection of rare and important thimbles to be auctioned at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago

A highly rare and historically significant American gold thimble attributed to Paul Revere Jr. will be sold on May 21 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago.


Related Topix: Newport, RI

The Village Voice

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 144 Years Old, and Still Free... For Now

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated a birthday this week. Sunday, April 13, marked the 144th anniversary of the Met's incorporation by the New York state legislature, which makes this week as good a time as any to revisit the museum's mission as outlined in the legislation that created it.


Related Topix: Arts

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jazz This Week: Poncho Sanchez, Catherine Russell, the Cunninghams, and More

As Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 continues past the halfway point, the live performance calendar this week in St. Louis includes several touring performers visiting our town, the return of a veteran of Gaslight Square, and the usual variety of activity from local musicians.


Related Topix: Route 66, Arts

The New Hampshire

Senior art exhibition opens in PCAC

Last Friday was the opening reception for the Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition as well as the M.F.A. Exhibition at the Museum of Art in the Paul Creative Arts Center, which was held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event showcased the art of departing seniors and graduate students in the studio art program of the department of art and art history.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Kansas City Art Institute, Painting, Needham, MA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Celebrated works of New York Street Photographer Martin Elkort to be...

The work of American photographer Martin Elkort will be showcased this May in a one-man exhibit at the Catherine Couturier Gallery along with a screening of a documentary about his life and work at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Lower East Side (New York, NY)

The Morning Call

Pop-up exhibit at Allentown Art Museum bridges gap between museum and arts community

What is a "pop-up?" It's a new term in art circles that means a quick-hit exhibition of only a few days - sometimes only a few hours - where artists can get their work seen but reduce overhead by basically popping in and out of otherwise expensive gallery space.


Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Arts, Painting, Entertainment

Springfield Museums All Access: Scholars laud Japanese prints at D'Amour Museum

Mr. Hinton commented that the Springfield Museums display one of the finest collections of Meiji-era art of any public institution.


Related Topix: Arts, Springfield, MA

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,

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