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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, one summer learning program in Baltimore has figured out how to navigate the unexpected challenges successfully. Leaders say they’re planning to implement what they’ve learned over the past few months into the new school year. Young Audiences’ Summer Arts and Learning Academy, or SALA for short, has been keeping...
    There are many articles lately talking about career opportunities one can have without a four-year college degree. Many fields in STEM rely not just on graduates of doctoral, masters and baccalaureate programs but teams of workers trained in technical schools with two-year degrees. While this can all be true, the numbers offered can often be...
    A regional arts organization in Portland has cancelled an outdoor screening of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger comedy film “Kindergarten Cop” after it came under fire on Twitter as an example of “cops traumatizing kids” and “overpolicing,” Fox News reported. The Northwest Film Center had chosen “Kindergarten Cop” — a film in which Schwarzenegger portrays a police...
    The Minnesota State Fair is virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. That means shopping, competitions and an artist showcase will all be featured online. The online shop features 240 vendors and boasts “hard-to-find gifts and gadgets, handmade and made-in-Minnesota goods, foodie fun, up-cycled decor, helpful home services, hobby gear, treats for furry friends,...
    New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI): Theatre doyen, legendary drama teacher and connoisseur of the arts Ebrahim Alkazi died on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, his son said. He was 94. Alkazi, who was the longest-serving director of the National School of Drama and mentored generations of actors, produced plays such as Girish Karnad’s Tughlaq and...
    A girl who has become notorious amid United kingdom social media buyers thanks to her how (not) to videos on building classic British dishes has now captivated the wrath of a chef she need to not want to mess with. Gordon Ramsay filmed himself viewing in horror as TikTok person Michelle, an American dwelling in...
    BOSTON (CBS) — The Museum of Fine Arts, closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic, has announced dozens of layoffs. The museum is laying of 57 workers and another 56 are taking “voluntary early retirement.” “This has been an extremely painful process. I have great respect for my colleagues and the extraordinary work we...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The North Texas arts industry is asking Congress for an SOS, which in this case stands Save Our Stages. The push comes days after Texas Senator John Cornyn and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar introduced a bipartisan bill to provide massive relief to the struggling industry. A venue normally bursting with music and...
    Ronald A. DeSilva, 83, of Garrison, an art historian and authority on American furniture and decorative arts, died July 30. After graduating from Rhode Island College, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and received a Winterthur Fellowship in Early American Culture at the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum in Delaware. In 1970, he joined...
    By SAVANNAH EADENS, Courier Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When Louisville’s Black Lives Matter leaders organized a demonstration at the removal of the John B. Castleman statue in Cherokee Park in early June, local artist Brianna Harlan hosted a “creative intervention” — a cleansing for the tired and weary protesters. Using lavender flowers, sage and...
    DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – The Detroit Institute of Arts says they will improve workplace culture. Museum officials gave the update to the Macomb County board after multiple employees came forward with complaints against DIA Director Salvador Salorpons. The DIA board says they will also look into more inclusion and diversity at the museum. © 2020...
    SOUTH SHORE — After a four-month hiatus, the Stony Island Arts Bank will restart its outdoor programming with a Sunday evening performance by artists with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. The art gallery at 6760 S. Stony Island Ave. will host the AACM’s Great Black Music Ensemble. The performance runs 5–7 p.m. on...
    Bus drivers in Rome, Italy are taking martial arts lessons so that they can better enforce new rules that have been implemented in the wake of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Bus drivers who say that they are being physically attacked for trying to enforce new coronavirus-related rules involving wearing face masks and social distancing are...
    French forest fire consumes home, forces evacuations Bryson DeChambeau complained about ants being near his ball and golf fans crushed him Electronic Arts Posts Revenue Gains in "Extraordinary" First Quarter Video game publisher Electronic Arts reported a year-over-year increase in revenue from its fiscal first quarter, hitting $1.46 billion for the period, compared to...
    FREMONT — The annual Fremont Festival of the Arts, which would have been marking its 37th consecutive year of bringing hundreds of thousands of people together to eat, drink, and shop in the summer sun, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Fremont Chamber of Commerce, which runs the event billed as the...
    The Beck Building in Tampa Heights' Water Works Park on March 17, 2020.Dylan Melcher On April 16 Creative Loafing Tampa Bay published a post that opened like this: “I think it’s week five of ‘the after.’ A lot of this—the worry, the dread, and the fear and, for some, the boredom—is starting to feel routine....
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City AnkhLave Arts Alliance Inc., a nonprofit that works to provide inclusive representation of people of diverse ethnicities within the contemporary art conversation, is partnering with Queens Botanical Garden for a new outdoor art exhibition displaying the...
    UPTOWN — Uptown’s ever-growing collection of public art will be front-and-center this weekend — when eight new murals will be painted in the neighborhood. The first-ever Uptown Art Weekend will take place Friday through Sunday. Over 100 pieces of public art will be on display, eight muralists will be painting new public art and residents...
    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Phoebe Waller-Bridge poses with awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series in the press room during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Dan MacMedan | Wire Image | Getty...
    Coronavirus updates: Tennessee rejects White House advice to close bars; Fauci says Marlins outbreak endangers baseball season Heres what to expect from McDonalds earnings 2nd grade English Language Arts tips: Heres how to help your student Hoping to help your second-grader with reading and writing skills? Here are some basic tips that experts suggest.Continue...
    Park Square Theatre had planned to present Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Holmes and Watson” as its summer play on the proscenium stage. Instead, it’s presenting Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Riddle Puzzle Plot” as its summer play on Zoom. A serial of four parts, each 45 minutes long, it premiered last weekend and will continue on Fridays and Saturdays through...
    Howard University said the Coates-Forbes-Watson-HBO Dream Seekers Endowed Fellowship wasmade possible through an HBO gift, in the names of Howard alumni Ta-Nehisi Coates, Kamilah Forbes and Susan Kelechi Watson. (Courtesy Howard University) Howard University received a $1 million donation from HBO to establish an endowment fund benefiting students interested in careers in the arts and...
    Mask mandates continue to spark outrage as virus vaccine trials ramp up How the Hamptons got even bougier in summer 2020 U.K.s Sky Arts to Become Free TV Network, Unveils New Originals © Courtesy of Sky Arts U.K. arts and culture network Sky Arts will become a free-to-air TV channel in September, "supercharging its...
    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois nonprofit that has offered art experiences to nearly 3,000 youth and their families plans to develop a permanent location to showcase pieces independently as the group transitions away from Illinois State University, the organization's executive director said. Since beginning in 2018, the Illinois Art Station has partnered with organizations...
    John Saxon dead at 83: adaptable actor ideal recognized for roles in Enter The Dragon and Nightmare On Elm Street passes away from pneumonia By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Posted: 22:58 EDT, 25 July 2020 | Current: 22:58 EDT, 25 July 2020 John Saxon, the functional actor whose job dated again to...
    A community arts center in Maine is getting a $100,000 grant to assist in upcoming renovations and operations upgrades. Waterfall Arts in Belfast said the award from the charity Jane’s Trust will help clean up and revitalize the 84-year-old former Governor Anderson School building. The project is a piece of the larger Waterfall Rising Campaign....
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The director of the Mississippi Arts Commission says he will retire in at the end of September. Malcolm White is in his second stint as head of the commission. He started working there after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and promoted arts as a way to educate people, create jobs and change...
    Miami, Jul 24 (EFE) .- To “get in shape” and share the moment of social distancing with its community, the dance company Miami City Ballet (MCB) is rehearsing through a glass on Lincoln Road, the most popular street Downtown Miami Beach, a way to offer “the healing power of the arts.” It is a joint...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After a frightening encounter, she didn’t let fear shut her down. Instead, a local woman is fighting back and creating a space for other moms and daughters do the same. It may not be your typical mother-daughter day out, but some families are aiming to change that. Rachel Dayoub came up with...
    Bollywood celebrities Sonu Sood and Riteish Deshmukh were stunned on seeing a viral video of an elderly woman performing martial arts for a living. In the clip, the woman, clad in a purple saree, juggles bamboo sticks. Reportedly, the woman is from Pune and has been performing on the streets to feed her family. Sharing...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts is saying it has the best bum. Yes, you read that right. It’s all part of a challenge by the Yorkshire Museum as part of a weekly series #CuratorBattle on Twitter in which the United Kingdom museum is challenging other museums around the world to show off...
    For anyone with big music-festival plans this summer, the countdown to 2021 has already begun in hopes that the coronavirus — the grinch that stole this concert season — will be gone. Here are some of the major fests — and artists — we missed out on in 2020: Coachella CoachellaChristopher Polk/REX The big daddy...
    BAGHDAD (AP) — A German arts curator who was kidnapped earlier this week was freed Friday by Iraqi security forces, security and government officials said. Hella Mewis was freed at 6:25 a.m. local time (0325 GMT) in an operation outside the capital Baghdad in which security forces raided a location based on information they obtained...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The coronavirus pandemic has certainly caused economic chaos. In addition to restaurants, bars, and retail stores, it’s also taken a toll on Miami-Dade’s art scene. Artists are suffering, cultural centers are closed and there is concern about a major art show. “The arts right now are hurting, no question about...
    Judge rejects plea to release immigrant families in detention due to Covid-19 Dominique Crenn on the Fate of Restaurants: Were Looked At as Disposible Diors Cruise 2021 Collection Is a Tribute to Italian Arts an Crafts While the rest of the fashion industry hit pause on IRL shows in favor of digital presentations, Dior...
    SCIOTO — The Scioto Foundation funded grant applications from eight local community nonprofit organizations totaling $96,300 for the second quarter of 2020. Catholic Social Services received $15,000 from the Edmund J. Kricker Unrestricted Fund for “St. Francis Center Buildout,” designed to renovate its building and expand the parking lot, as well as to update the...
    TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says yoga, pilates and martial arts studios can reopen for indoor classes. Gov. Murphy laid out the rules Wednesday afternoon. ☑️Yoga and pilates studios which are not licensed health clubs fall under the definition of “indoor recreation.” They can only open to 25% of capacity, must...
    SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Symphony announced Tuesday that it received a $17,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to continue virtually a first-of-its-kind program that incorporates Shakespeare into the classroom. The grant for the symphony will allow organizers and performers to continue performances in a virtual format due to the COVID-19...
    A fierce advocate for the causes and the community she believed in, Carmen Castellano spent her life advocating for arts and philanthropic groups to include Latinx faces. And that — even more than the $141 million lotto jackpot that brought fame to her and her husband, Alcario — may be the most important legacy left...
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A year and a half ago, Liqa Esazada for the first time stepped into a martial arts club for women in Kabul, something of a rarity in this still deeply conservative Muslim society. At the time, she had just accompanied her older sister but was immediately intrigued. The 22-year-old is now one...
    Flying starships in Electronic Arts games over the last decade has been a mixed bag. In Star Wars Battlefront, released in 2015, starfighters felt stiff and awkward — like plastic models stuck to pegs and held out in front of the camera. With Star Wars Battlefront 2, the flight model was a bit more nuanced....
    NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday that yoga, pilates and martial arts studios can reopen in New Jersey at 25% capacity, as long as they follow health guidelines.Martial arts, yoga and pilates studios, which are not licensed health clubs, fall under the definition of indoor recreation, Murphy said. They can only open to...
    Instagram Hiroaki Suzuki, multi-champion of Japanese mixed martial arts, has gone viral after posting a video on his instagram account in which he appears training and receiving blows on the abs in an extreme way without flinching for it and also almost demanding that he be beaten louder and louder Jul 22, 2020...
    There are so many lifelong benefits of learning how to paint and draw. Whether you’re looking to be the next Picasso, improve your memory and concentration, relieve stress, or pick up a new hobby, once you get in touch with your artistic side, you’re set for life. If you’re longing to pick up a rewarding...
    Kanye West has claimed he has been making an attempt to divorce his wife Kim Kardashian West. The 43-year-old rapper manufactured the comment through a now-deleted Twitter tirade exactly where he manufactured a collection of allegations about his reality star wife. In 1 tweet, he wrote: “I been seeking to get divorced because Kim satisfied...
    It hasn’t been the most favourable time for celebrities on social media in the past few weeks considering all the negativity that has spread in the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Netizens were out to target star kids and Alia Bhatt has been one of the celebs who has been a prime target amid...
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A year and a half ago, Liqa Esazada for the first time stepped into a martial arts club for women in Kabul, something of a rarity in this still deeply conservative Muslim society. At the time, she had just accompanied her older sister but was immediately intrigued. The 22-year-old is now...