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Artists’ showcase offers unique format

10 by 10 Art Show and Sale organizer and DeWinton artist Angie Denovan is bringing 10 artists together from across Alberta to showcase their art in the second year of the event. The show and sale takes place in the Crystal Ridge Golf Course wedding tent Sept. 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Threat of rain moves annual art show indoors

The threat of rain didn't keep area artists and art lovers from coming out to the annual Walk on Art Street event in downtown Ottumwa

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In the news release, ART 3 presents, CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS after PROUST Curated by Anne Strauss, issued Sept. 17, 2014 by ART 3 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 4th paragraph, ...

Garcia Marquez-inspired opera comes to Washington

Christine Goerke, in the part of Florencia, sings during a performance of "Florencia in the Amazon," presented by the Washington National Opera in Washington, DC on September 17, 2014 Washington (AFP) - Washington's stately Kennedy Center is staging its first opera in Spanish -- a dreamy tale of a jungle boat journey and lost love, all inspired by the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.


UNLV welcoming world-class Intel supercomputer

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Quick: Multiply 3.14159 by 1.61803. Can't do it? Don't worry. Soon, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas will have a supercomputer that can do the equation and 200 trillion more like it in one second. UNLV will be welcoming Intel's Cherry Creek ...

'Nearly empty' Picasso museum open in Paris

ADDS RESTRICTION - This Sept. 19, 2014 photo shows an empty room during the press day at the Picasso museum in Paris. Paris’ Picasso museum is finally allowing the public a glimpse into its shuttered rooms after 5 years of closure over a restoration fraught with setbacks, dismissals and back-stabbings worthy of a Dan Brown thriller. Thought it should be good news for art-lovers since the museum boasts the world’s largest Picasso collection one problem remains. It’s empty. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) PARIS (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty.


Regional art show winners named

LITTLE FALLS — Variety is a key word when describing this year’s regional art show at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls. There were 99 entries, the largest number ever entered, from a 100-mile radius. The number of entries had to be halved in order to fit the exhibition space.

Awesome Art Picks: Doctor Doom, Deadpool, Spider-Man, and More

The coolest comic book art you won't see in comics.

Art show standout

An artist who stood out at the opening of the successful “Horse Power” art show, which I organized and curated, at the LRI Art Gallery of the LRI Design Plaza in Makati was Atty. Jose Ferdinand “Joy” Rojas II.

Macau crackdown sends China's gamblers to Vegas

China's high-spending gamblers are looking to bet outside Macau amid a government assault on corruption and extravagance, and that's boosting casinos from the Philippines to the Las Vegas Strip.Visitors from China are lifting gambling...

Unique art show held for a good cause

Unique pieces of art were up for auction in Macon Friday night.

Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales

It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.

Theater reviews: NY shows Here Lies Love, Cabaret, more

Hot summer tickets on Broadway and off-Broadway by Perry Tannenbaum Summer can be a fairly brutal time for theatre in New York. I'm not just talking about queuing up for discount tickets — for Broadway and off-Broadway shows — at the grand TKTS kiosk in Times Square and standing outside the theater, soaking in bonus UV rays long before the house is opened for seating.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe ...

Huge African art collection up for auction in Vancouver

Rare art, carvings, trophies and collectibles from Africa are up for auction Sept. 21st in Vancouver. The 20,000-plus collection belongs to the family of Englishman, Eric Balson, and was acquired over a lifetime of adventure. Balson began his career as a surveyor for British adventurer Col. Ewart Grogan but switched to the British Overseas Service designing and building dams in Tanganyika (part ...

Must-know: What’s driving Las Vegas Sands’ growth

LVS generates significantly high gaming revenues from Macao—compared to the Las Vegas Strip or Singapore. Macao's gaming revenues are approximately seven times higher than the Las Vegas Strip's revenues. ...

Annual Nancy Horton Heefner art show at Mercersburg Academy

The 13th annual Nancy Horton Heefner Memorial Art Show is on exhibit through Sept. 28 in the Burgin Center for the Arts at Mercersburg Academy. It is a non-juried show sponsored by the Mercersburg Historical Society.

Vienna's Jewish Museum returns painting seized by Nazis to heirs

A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist's grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country in 1938. The 1922 work "The coffee hour. Fanny, the sister of the artist" by Jewish artist Jehudo Epstein, was handed to the granddaughter of the woman in the painting, Anne Starkey, who traveled from Britain to receive the piece, the museum said.

Hockney faxed art to go under hammer at charity auction in York next month

ORIGINAL David Hockney art - faxed by the artist from California to a Bradford childhood friend in the 1980s - is to be auctioned to raise funds for a York charity.

Art agenda: 'Dawn of the Classical Age,' Marcel Duchamp

Artifacts exalting the beauty and heritage of Near and Middle Eastern art go on display at the Met in New York, while a Marcel Duchamp retrospective is unveiled at the Pompidou in Paris.

Artist says tax case shows China's dark side

In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Chinese outspoken artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing, China. China’s best-known artist dissident Ai blasted his country’s Communist government for losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) BEIJING (AP) — China's best-known dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, has accused his country's Communist government of losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics.


Skinner Sets U.S. Record with $24.7 Million Sale of a Qing Dynasty Vase

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --A monumental Fencai Imperial Qing Dynasty vase auctioned for $24.7 million at Skinner last night, setting a record as the top grossing lot ever sold in New England, and topping all sales of Qing Dynasty vases in the U.S. According to Judith Dowling, Director of Asian Works of Art at Skinner, Inc., "The vase is a tour-de-force of ceramic techniques ...

Museum encourages community involvement at art fair | Arts & Culture

Museums, masks and motorcycles. All these elements make up the Knoxville Museum of Art's Art Fair presented by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. The fair consists of three separate events Sept. 14, Sept. 19 and Sept. 20 to raise money and awareness for the museum. Events ...

Wexner art exhibit should be big tourism draw

When Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts opens its blockbuster art exhibition on Sunday — “Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection” — the show is expected to not only enrich the city’s cultural life but the area’s economy as well.

Small art goes under the hammer

An annual auction of some small art-works will take place at Edith Cowan University South West today.

Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows

While most of Broadway runs on a traditional Tuesday through Sunday schedule (with Sunday and Monday evenings off), a handful of productions diverge slightly and offer performances at non-traditional times.

Must-know: Las Vegas Sands’ revenue generating properties

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) has a strong presence in Macao. It accounts for ~65% of LVS's revenues. The U.S. and Singapore account for 15% and 20%, respectively. Macao is a top tourist destination. It attracts ...

Broadway Rush, Lottery and Standing Room Only Policies

Anyone willing to wake up and get to the box office early, spend some time in a line, or stand during the show, can get greatly discounted tickets to the majority of shows on Broadway.

Detroit art museum will sue if city's bankruptcy plan not approved

People enter and exit the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit By Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - The Detroit Institute of Arts is prepared to sue to prevent the sale of its collection if Detroit's plan for exiting bankruptcy is not approved, the museum's chief operating officer told U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Thursday. When Detroit filed for the largest-ever U.S. municipal bankruptcy 14 months ago, the museum began preparing for possible litigation to keep its art works from being sold to pay city creditors, museum COO Annmarie Erickson told the court. ...


New York offers illegal immigrants zoo trips, museum tours with ID cards

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio answers questions during a news conference at City Hall in New York By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered free access to some of his city's famed cultural destinations on Thursday in a bid to coax illegal immigrants to join an identification card program aimed at helping them do ordinary things like sign a rental lease. Among the perks offered by the Democratic mayor were free or reduced-price admission to places like the Bronx Zoo, New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Carnegie Hall for all of next year. New York is joining other U.S. ...


Beijing gets a taste of L.A.'s art world in 'The Los Angeles Project'

Southern Californians walking into the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing might wonder whether they’ve stepped through a time-space portal and been beamed back to Burbank or Hollywood.

Why a liquidity analysis is important for Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) maintained its ability to cover short-term obligations. It maintained its obligations despite investing in growth opportunities. Also, it wasn't severely impacted by the economic ...

Must-know: A profitability analysis of Las Vegas Sands

LVS increased its revenue and adjusted property EBITDA since 2009. It had a compound annual growth rate (or CAGR) of 31.8% and 44.7% respectively. LVS's trailing 12 months (or TTM) revenue and adjusted ...

Must-know: A business overview of Las Vegas Sands

Sheldon Adelson established Las Vegas Sands (LVS) in 1988. It's based in Nevada. Las Vegas Sands develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in the U.S., Macao, and Singapore. LVS has ~2,570 table ...

Ringling College Launches 'Why Ringling' Engagement-Driven Website Featuring an Online Art Community

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Ringling College of Art + Design today launched a new engagement experience website called "Why Ringling." Geared for students considering college, "Why Ringling" ...

Arielle Masson to judge Oct. 4 CAL Fall Art Show

By Maggie Gutierrez / Art Talk

Mexican art galleries suffer as drug-money law ends anonymous cash buys

A new money laundering law spooks art buyers who preferred to pay with cash, and a boom is cooling off.

Defining Each Year: The St. James Court Art Show Poster

Each fall, the changing leaves in Old Louisville serve as accents to a vast palette of colors overtaking the ground level: The St. James Court Art Show.

Batavia's Art in Your Eye festival expands offerings

Will take place Friday through Sunday night

ART 3 presents, CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS after PROUST Curated by Anne Strauss

ART 3 was created by Silas Shabelewska, formerly of Haunch of Venison and Helly Nahmad Gallery. ART 3 presents CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS after PROUST curated by Anne Strauss, an independent curator, formerly Associate Curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "In PAINTINGS after PROUST, Baez offers us an innovative chapter in contemporary painting ...

Five Elk Grove artists chosen to show in KVIE Art Auction

Five Elk Grove artists will have their work included in the 2014 KVIE Art Auction collection.

Correction: Art-Bill Cosby story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about Bill Cosby loaning African-American art to the Smithsonian Institution, The Associated Press, relying on information from the National Museum of African Art, reported erroneously that Cosby and his wife would lend their entire collection to the museum. They will lend 62 works, not the entire collection of more than 300, according to new information ...

Expo Chicago offers diverse opportunities for aspiring art collectors

At their worst, art fairs appear as little more than consumer-driven, see-and-be-seen, hypermarketed affairs catering to rich people. To anyone not entrenched in that scene — dealer or adviser, artist or collector, curator or critic — they can feel downright impenetrable.

From narco-wars to urban basketball, making art out of activism

In 1996, L.A. artist Suzanne Lacy gathered together two teams of players in Oakland for a very unusual basketball game. Part performance art, part social activism, "No Blood/No Foul" brought together a team of cops and a team of Oakland youth for a lightning-paced game of street basketball in...

artnet and the China Association of Auctioneers (CAA) Announce Global Chinese Art Auction Market Report 2013

The report takes an in-depth look at the Chinese Art and Antiques market in 2013. (PRWeb September 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12178010.htm

Chinese Art Sales Tallied $8.5 Billion in 2013 on Rebound

A pair of Chinese porcelain vases, which were estimated at $10,000 to $15,000, fetched $1.2 million at Doyle New York. Close A pair of Chinese porcelain vases, which were estimated at $10,000 to $15,000, fetched...

Exhibition raises funds for students' trip to Melbourne

A special art exhibition and fundraiser auction will be held tonight to raise vital funds for a Melbourne leadership trip for indigenous students.

Opera singer backs drive to help 10 million 'ghost' people

US singer Barbara Hendricks and The Magnus Lindgren Quartet performs in Burgos By Emma Batha THE HAGUE The Netherlands (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Opera singer Barbara Hendricks lent her voice on Tuesday to a global campaign to end statelessness, calling for an end to the suffering of 10 million "ghost" people. The U.S.-born soprano said she had been moved to tears by the stories told by former stateless people on the second day of the world's first international forum on statelessness. Hendricks said it was important for everyone to belong somewhere and that no one should be "walking around like a ghost". ...


2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.

British Museum features 'golden age' of Ming China

In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 photo, a metal with enamels jar is seen at an exhibition entitled 'Ming 50 years that changed China' in British Museum in central London. Between AD 1400 and 1450, China was a global superpower run by one family – the Ming dynasty – who established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City. The exhibition, running from Sept. 18, 2014 to Jan 5, 2015, will feature a range of these spectacular objects – including exquisite porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles – from museums across China and the rest of the world.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) LONDON (AP) — Intricate, inventive and ahead of their time — and that's just the vases. London's British Museum will open a major new exhibition on Thursday exploring the rich art and global influences of China's Ming era in the 15th century.


Fake Picasso anyone? Austrian police search for fraud victims

VIENNA (Reuters) - Art lovers who suspect they might have bought forged Pablo Picasso paintings should contact the Austrian police, who are looking for victims of a Serbian art fraud gang. The group operated out of a Viennese cafe, offering clients several fake Picassos, along with forged certificates of authenticity, police in the Austrian capital said on Tuesday. They demanded 300,000 euros ($388,410) for one work. The gang was arrested earlier this year, the police statement said, but it was not immediately clear how many people might have fallen for the counterfeits. ($1 = 0. ...
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