The Latinx House, Sundance Institute, Netflix and Shondaland Announce Inaugural Cohort for Adelante Directors Fellowship

This program will support authentic and inclusive storytelling from up-and-coming Latina directors Today, The Latinx House, the Sundance Institute’s Women at Sundance program, Netflix, and Shondaland announced three Latina directors who will participate in the inaugural Adelante Directors Fellowship, a groundbreaking program that supports up-and-coming directors’ professional development, creating a pipeline to uplift independent filmmakers as they grow in their careers and learn more about directing on a series. The Latina directors chosen … Continue reading The Latinx House, Sundance Institute, Netflix and Shondaland Announce Inaugural Cohort for Adelante Directors Fellowship

Poet Jayson G Kleinman Explores Life Underneath Love

By Jayson G Kleinman Artist Statement “Love is by no means simple, nor is it lacking in danger. The pursuit of love, of self-discovery, of mutual romantic understanding, can often lead to confusing (and at times) violent situations. The last few years of my life have been ones of self-discovery, where I’ve traversed spaces outside of where I thought I could go, at times for … Continue reading Poet Jayson G Kleinman Explores Life Underneath Love

Art Kids Returns This Summer With An Art Studio Pop-Up, Family Tours And More. Starting June 24–August 28, 2022

On Friday, June 24, the museum kicks off the summerlong Art Kids, a lively series of family programs offering unique hands-on art activities in the comfortable, playful, air-conditioned, and imaginative setting of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. With activities in the Art Kids Studio, pop-up tours throughout the day, quiet mornings for sensory-friendly activities, and collaborative art making on Friday Nights, this summer season at the … Continue reading Art Kids Returns This Summer With An Art Studio Pop-Up, Family Tours And More. Starting June 24–August 28, 2022

The First Day Of Summer Is Almost Here

By Jannie Vaught But the high temperatures we are having feel like it has already arrived. How is the “First” day of summer determined? The timing of the June solstice is not determined by a specific calendar date, but by when the Sun reaches its northernmost point from the celestial equator. Therefore, the solstice won’t always occur on the same day. This year 2022 the … Continue reading The First Day Of Summer Is Almost Here

Tom Veys Arrives from Belgium to Accept the 2022 Valentin Krustev Translation Award at Special Poetry Event at the New London Public Library, July 9 at 1:00

This award celebrates the life of Valentine Krustev, who, before his untimely death was a great help and support to William Meredith and the Foundation. The award will be presented to the Belgian poet and visual artist, Tom Veys, for PANDEMIE, a translation into Dutch of the poet, Richard Harteis. PANDEMIE will also be celebrated later in July at the Bulgarian Embassy, which has become … Continue reading Tom Veys Arrives from Belgium to Accept the 2022 Valentin Krustev Translation Award at Special Poetry Event at the New London Public Library, July 9 at 1:00

Many Gardeners Grow Herbs

By Jannie Vaught It is either in a specific herb garden or right along with all the vegetables. We often think of basil, chamomile, fennel, catnip, coriander, lavender, mint, summer savory, marjoram, tarragon, oregano, chervil, lovage, parsley, dill, lemongrass, verbena, rosemary, bay, melissa, hyssop, thyme, and the wide variety of sage. Sage is our simple, beautiful, and delicious cultivar today. Salvia Officinalis is one of … Continue reading Many Gardeners Grow Herbs

Outdoor Concert Series “Off the 405” Returns to the Getty Center

Dynamic lineup includes Bartees Strange, Los Retros, Hand Habits, and Standing on the Corner Returning for the first time since 2019, Getty’s free concert series Off the 405 is back with an impressive lineup, kicking off June 18 and running through August 27. Featured artists include Bartees Strange, Los Retros, Hand Habits, and Standing on the Corner. Concerts take place from 6 to 9pm and attendees are … Continue reading Outdoor Concert Series “Off the 405” Returns to the Getty Center

THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH HOLLYWOOD BOWL: THE FIRST 100 YEARS LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND VINYL BOX SET AND NEW PODCAST SERIES

300+ Page Book Presents Firsthand Accounts and Rarely Seen Photos Seven-LP Vinyl Box Set Features Recordings from the Hollywood Bowl over thePast 100 Years, Featuring Never-Released Tracks from Artists IncludingGustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday,the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Donna Summer and The Doors 10-Episode Podcast Explores Little-Known Stories of the Hollywood Bowl,Accompanied by Multimedia Website and Walking Tour Commemorative Collection To … Continue reading THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH HOLLYWOOD BOWL: THE FIRST 100 YEARS LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND VINYL BOX SET AND NEW PODCAST SERIES

Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new … Continue reading Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

Our Dry Soil

By Jannie Vaught Our dry soil finally received some much-needed rain which did liven up the gardens, again the heat is on the way and back to the controlled watering. Something I use for dry heat times is growing in semi-shade and full shade. Here are some plants that will thrive in semi-shade. Basil, Cherry tomatoes, Swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, eggplant (will be smaller), and … Continue reading Our Dry Soil

Aptera and RedViking Revolutionize Manufacturing

Aptera and RedViking usher in a new era of automotive assembly, announcing a supply agreement for all AGVs (automated guided vehicles) for Aptera’s final vehicle assembly. This supply agreement represents significant forward momentum as Aptera rapidly scales to the final production stage. RedViking’s AGV mobile production platform is versatile, flexible, expandable, and can be easily relocated. There are no building modifications required, allowing changes to … Continue reading Aptera and RedViking Revolutionize Manufacturing

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

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