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

Were Are In The Middle Of Spring And “Blooming” Is The Word Of The Day

By Jannie Vaugh The pollen is drifting through the air, we had a wind storm and rain which nourished the gardens causing some damage lower to the ground but some older trees had a natural pruning. As with all spring projects I am behind on everything. The tomatoes need attending and the feeding schedule is a bit off, but “slow and steady gets the job … Continue reading Were Are In The Middle Of Spring And “Blooming” Is The Word Of The Day

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

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

TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 FEATURE AND SHORT FILM LINEUP

10 FEATURE FILMS FROM 150 FILMMAKERS ACROSS 40 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING 88 WORLD PREMIERES; 43 SHORTS IN COMPETITION FROM 25 COUNTRIES “MOVIES PLUS” SCREENINGS FOLLOWED BY LIVE EVENTS, INCLUDING MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY LIL BABY AND OF MONSTERS AND MEN, APPEARANCES BY COLSON BAKER (AKA MACHINE GUN KELLY) AND WNBA’S NEW YORK LIBERTY; CONVERSATIONS WITH LEVAR BURTON AND JOHN MCENROE, AND MORE 21ST FESTIVAL TO CLOSE OUT … Continue reading TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 FEATURE AND SHORT FILM LINEUP

Rooted in Traditional Indigenous Ways of Knowing—A Collaboration Between IAIA and the Jane Goodall Institute USA

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) USA is partnering with the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) to increase programming for both IAIA’s Land-Grant programs and JGI’s USA Roots & Shoots youth program in Indigenous communities. The exciting new partnership with the JGI’s USA Roots & Shoots program will offer a summer internship for one IAIA student and five to eight mini-grants for Indigenous youth. The private launch event … Continue reading Rooted in Traditional Indigenous Ways of Knowing—A Collaboration Between IAIA and the Jane Goodall Institute USA

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Announces 2022 Lineup with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish

RETURNING TO THE DESERT SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA FEATURING88RISING’S HEAD IN THE CLOUDS FOREVER WEEKEND ONE PASSES NO LONGER AVAILABLEREGISTER NOW FOR WEEKEND TWO Still on Sale But Limited AT COACHELLA.COM Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA for two weekends set for April 15 – 17 and April 22 – 24, 2022 with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Swedish House Mafia, 88rising’s Head In … Continue reading Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Announces 2022 Lineup with Harry Styles, Billie Eilish

The Heart-Ache in ‘Stay Awake’ Focuses on How Two Brothers Deal with It

Stay Awake Rating: 8/10 Director & Screenwriter: Jamie Sisley Style: Family Drama Time: 94 minutes By Mike Szymanski Although the disease of addiction is rampant throughout small communities throughout America, very few films have truly captured the pain and angst of what it does inside a family than in “Stay Awake.” The frustrations of the two brothers in the movie are issues that anyone can … Continue reading The Heart-Ache in ‘Stay Awake’ Focuses on How Two Brothers Deal with It

Alternate Realities: Altoon, Diebenkorn Lobdell, Woelffer

The Norton Simon Museum presents Alternate Realities, an exhibition focusing on four groundbreaking painters who were active in Los Angeles or the Bay Area in the 1950s and 1960s: John Altoon, Richard Diebenkorn, Frank Lobdell and Emerson Woelffer. Each of these artists worked in a style closely associated with Abstract Expressionism, but they did not reject representation outright. Instead they forged a productive dialogue between the … Continue reading Alternate Realities: Altoon, Diebenkorn Lobdell, Woelffer

DONAL LOGUE, PALOMA KWIATKOWSKI, DAVID MAZOUZ & ADAM BEACH BOARD THE ISLAND BETWEEN TIDES

 It was announced today that production has begun on The Island Between Tides in Prince Rupert, BC. The supernatural thriller is written and directed by Andrew Holmes (Dolph) and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Austin Andrews (Julie and the Phantoms). The feature film, based on Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie’s gothic bedtime story Mary Rose, stars Paloma Kwiatkowski (Riot Girls), Donal Logue (Sons of Anarchy), David Mazouz (Gotham), Camille Sullivan (Hunter Hunter), and Golden … Continue reading DONAL LOGUE, PALOMA KWIATKOWSKI, DAVID MAZOUZ & ADAM BEACH BOARD THE ISLAND BETWEEN TIDES

Picasso Ingres: Face to Face

Lesser artists borrow; great artists steal.’ *‘Les bons artistes copient, les grands artistes volent.’ * Pablo Picasso For the first time ever a painting by Pablo Picasso (‘Woman with a Book’, 1932) from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, and the painting by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (‘Madame Moitessier’, 1856) which famously inspired it, will be shown side by side at the National Gallery, London as part of a special collaboration between … Continue reading Picasso Ingres: Face to Face

2021 National Gallery Artist in Residence: Ali Cherri: If you prick us, do we not bleed?

An exhibition of new work that considers how histories of trauma can be explored through a response to museum and gallery collections opens at the National Gallery in March 2022. If you prick us, do we not bleed? by the Gallery’s 2021 Artist in Residence Ali Cherri, introduces cabinets of curiosity into the heart of the Sainsbury Wing, containing assembled fragments that might look like relics … Continue reading 2021 National Gallery Artist in Residence: Ali Cherri: If you prick us, do we not bleed?

“Royalty Free” Tells of Making The World A better Place Through Music And A Dream

By Sherletta Germain  “Royalty Free” is a story of Kevin McCloud and his ability to make the world a better place through his composition of music. I really enjoyed the film because it didn’t just show one layer of who Kevin is. The film showed the ups and downs; the good versus the bad . Kevin’s career was interesting in how he kind of accidentally … Continue reading “Royalty Free” Tells of Making The World A better Place Through Music And A Dream