The Art of Literature Exhibition

A special curated exhibition exploring the relationship between art and literature Showcasing masterpieces from across three millennia of literary and artistic culture around the globe, including works by William Shakespeare; Pablo Picasso; Marlene Dumas; James Joyce; John William Waterhouse; Lucian Freud and J.K. Rowling Headlining London Now, a festival of arts and culture, open to all at Christie’s London headquarters in June and July  Christie’s announced The … Continue reading The Art of Literature Exhibition

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

Amina Edris to Perform Cleopatra, Replacing Julia Bullock San Francisco Opera announced a cast change for the world premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra, opening on September 10, 2022 as the first operatic presentation of the Company’s 2022–23 Centennial Season. Soprano Amina Edris will create the role of Cleopatra, replacing Julia Bullock, who has withdrawn from the production. Bullock and her husband, conductor Christian Reif, are expecting the birth … Continue reading San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Thought-Provoking New Presentations Throughout the Museum Inspire Dialogue About Culture, Nature and History  A wide range of exhibitions debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this summer, sparking discussion and exploring the way we view and engage with our surroundings. Diego Rivera’s America is the most in-depth examination of the artist’s work in more than 20 years, bringing light to the central themes … Continue reading SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

Artists Will Be Highlighted in SFMOMA’s SECA Exhibition This December WHO: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the recipients of the 2022 SECA Art Award, selected from a list of 16 finalists: Binta Ayofemi Maria Guzmán Capron Cathy Lu Marcel Pardo Ariza Gregory Rick Binta Ayofemi is a multidisciplinary artist whose primary medium is the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, expressing Black and … Continue reading Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

IllumiNative, The Black List, Sundance Institute Announce The Second Indigenous Screenwriting List

IllumiNative, The Black List, and the Sundance Institute announced the eight finalists of The Indigenous List. These Indigenous screenwriters represent the best and most promising Native creatives in the film and television industry.  The Indigenous List was launched in 2020 to provide a platform for Indigenous writers to showcase their scripts, create additional pathways and opportunities within the industry, and support the development of the next generation of screenwriters. … Continue reading IllumiNative, The Black List, Sundance Institute Announce The Second Indigenous Screenwriting List

The Drought Conditions Are Setting Heat And Dry Issues With All Gardens

By Jannie Vaught The unfortunate plants I have in the direct sun in the raised beds are sun-scorched or have given up. This is with good soil, regular soaker watering, with some extra water. The only plants that are thriving and slowly are those with some shade. Fortunately, the fruit trees are holding their own and are heavy with fruit. And will give us fruit … Continue reading The Drought Conditions Are Setting Heat And Dry Issues With All Gardens

Making The Dream Of The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch A Reality

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau This is a time for some of great uncertainty with the matters of the of the world seemingly growing darker by the day. I sometimes find that as we move forward it seems like we have moved many steps backwards repeating the ills of the past and yet for me there is great optimism for the future. For a brief moment … Continue reading Making The Dream Of The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch A Reality

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flies Higher Than The Original

Top Gun: Maverick Rating: 10/10 Director: Joseph Kosinski Writer: Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie Style: Drama Time: 137 minutes Rated: PG-13 By Mike Szymanski Sequels are usually never better than the first. In fact, most of them pale in comparison to the original film.Some notable exceptions may be the second “Alien” movie (“Aliens”), or “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” and many saythey loved … Continue reading ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flies Higher Than The Original

TARISIO TO SELL THE ‘DA VINCI, EX-SEIDEL’ 1714 STRADIVARI VIOLIN

The Stradivari violin owned by Toscha Seidel – once heard on concert stages around the world,and on some of the most iconic Hollywood film soundtracks – to be auctioned June 9Private Viewings Planned for New York, London, B Tarisio—the leading international venue for fine instruments and bows—will present the ‘da Vinci, ex-Seidel’ Stradivari violin on June 9, 2022 via worldwide auction. In advance of the … Continue reading TARISIO TO SELL THE ‘DA VINCI, EX-SEIDEL’ 1714 STRADIVARI VIOLIN

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

Renowned for his powerful paintings of American life and scenery, Winslow Homer (1836–1910) remains a consequential figure whose art continues to appeal to broad audiences. Now open , Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents will reconsider the artist’s work through the lens of conflict, a theme that spans his prolific career. A persistent fascination with struggle permeates Homer’s art—from emblematic images of the Civil War and Reconstruction that examine the … Continue reading Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: LONDON ANNOUNCES BIGGEST LINE-UP TO DATE 

GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE TO OPEN THE FESTIVAL WITH EMMA THOMPSON IN ATTENDANCE  PROGRAMME INCLUDES FEATURE FILMS, SHORT FILMS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND A ROBUST INDUSTRY PROGRAMME. TAKING PLACE AT PICTUREHOUSE CENTRAL, LONDON AND AT CINEMAS ACROSS THE UK, 9–12 JUNE 2022  Festival passes on sale now Sundance Institute and Picturehouse announced the programme of feature films, short films and panel discussions for the Sundance Film … Continue reading SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: LONDON ANNOUNCES BIGGEST LINE-UP TO DATE 

The Getty Announces Locations for 10 Free Community Art Festivals across Los Angeles

First festival kicks off May 14–15 in Inglewood with live music, art activations, food trucks, and more In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Getty Center, the Getty Trust and a diverse group of community partners are launching a 10-part series of free outdoor art festivals in neighborhoods across Los Angeles County from May 14 to August 28. Each festival, produced by Community Arts Resources, … Continue reading The Getty Announces Locations for 10 Free Community Art Festivals across Los Angeles

CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES 2022–2023 SEASON

Season Highlights Include: Perspectives:Mitsuko Uchida & Rhiannon GiddensAcclaimed pianist Mitsuko Uchida and celebrated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens each curate fascinating series next season Debs Creative Chair: Claire ChaseAward-winning flutist and innovator Claire Chase leads season-long residency including the continuation of her 24-year Density 2036 project, and her Carnegie Hall orchestral solo debut with the Helsinki Philharmonic and Susanna Mälkki Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala2022–2023 season kicks off … Continue reading CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES 2022–2023 SEASON

Advance Details of The Costume Institute’s 2022 Spring Exhibition, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, Unveiled by The Met

The second of a two-part exhibition, it will be staged in the Museum’s American Wing period rooms and present sartorial narratives that chart the evolution of American style Period rooms to feature cinematic vignettes created by eight celebrated film directors The Costume Institute Benefit (The Met Gala™) Which returns to the first Monday in May, This Monday The Costume Institute’s 2022 spring exhibition, In America: An … Continue reading Advance Details of The Costume Institute’s 2022 Spring Exhibition, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, Unveiled by The Met

If You Dream of Getting into The Industry, This is a Must-See: ‘Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL

Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL Rating: 10/10 Director and Writer: Rick Pamplin. Style: Documentary Time: 101 minutes by Mike Szymanski This is a subject I know a lot about. Not only have I taken a lot of classes about the film industry, and have two bookcases full of dusty books about breaking into the business, but I’ve watched the plethora of how-to documentaries that parse out secrets … Continue reading If You Dream of Getting into The Industry, This is a Must-See: ‘Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL

WIFTV ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR GENRE LAB FILM PROGRAM

Women in Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV) has announced the finalists for the 2022 Genre Film Lab program. The Genre Film Lab (formerly known as From Our Dark Side) is an accelerator program designed to support the development of genre film creators whose projects are at an advanced stage of development. The teams include writers, directors and producers selected based on the submission of their … Continue reading WIFTV ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR GENRE LAB FILM PROGRAM

An Efficient, Safety Orientated, Performance Crossover

An Efficient, Safety Orientated, Performance Crossover  By: James Groth – Review & Photography – Originally For – Partially Featured – Green Car Journal  Location: Phoenix, AZ – The Electrified 2022 Lexus NX Hybrid Line Up  A significant message Lexus is putting out for 2022 is…”over the next four years, half of the twenty new, or updated Lexus models, will be Electrified”.  NX Hybrids are expected to … Continue reading An Efficient, Safety Orientated, Performance Crossover

TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 TV, AUDIO STORYTELLING, AND NOW LINEUP

TV WORLD PREMIERES INCLUDE ESPN’S DEREK JETER DOCU-SERIES THE CAPTAIN; AMAZON PRIME VIDEO’S A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN; HULU’S VICTORIA’S SECRET: ANGELS AND DEMONS; FX’S THE BEAR; HBO MAX’S MENUDO: FOREVER YOUNG; EPIX’S BRIDGE AND TUNNEL; PLUS THE MID-SEASON PREMIERE OF THE FINAL SEASON OF AMC’S BETTER CALL SAUL AUDIO STORYTELLING WORLD PREMIERES AND DISCUSSIONS TO FEATURE AUDIBLE ORIGINAL THE BIG LIE CREATED BY JOHN MANKIEWICZ AND STARRING JON HAMM, JOHN SLATTERY, ANA DE LA REGUERA, KATE MARA AND FULL … Continue reading TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 TV, AUDIO STORYTELLING, AND NOW LINEUP