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Gotta Dance: Woman Ejected From Stevie Nicks Concert For Dancing

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:31:13 +0000

(image) "I've paid for a ticket I want to dance. I'm only 5'5, it's not like I'm 6'7or anything," she said. "All I wanted to do was dance."1511232286077

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Scents Memory: How Actors Use Perfumes To Get Into Character

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:04:12 +0000

(image) Michael Ball uses bay rum for Sweeney Todd and a cheap old perfume of his mother's for Edna Turnblad (Hairspray). Fenella Woolgar deployed Chanel No. 5 (with an extra spritz) for a 1950s snob. David Greig sniffed canned mackereal to put him in mind of the chilly mountains of Scotland. Before playing a homeless man, […]aroma for actors 200

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Why 30 Seconds Just Isn't Long Enough To See A Kusama Infinity Room

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:36:47 +0000

(image) Jori Finkel: "It turns out that half a minute is not enough time to experience the most powerful dynamic of these rooms: our shifting perceptions of what is far versus near, or personal versus universal, as one collapses into the other through the unending regression of mirrored images. ... The Hirshhorn, The Broad and other […]kusama infinity room

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'Inside Pussy Riot' - Russia's Punk Priestesses Do Immersive Theatre

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:05:39 +0000

(image) "The piece particularly draws on the experience of Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova, who served 16 months of a two-year sentence for hooliganism ... Recreating the humiliation, intimidation and forced labour of a Russian gulag might seem like the ultimate in misery porn - especially when it's taking place in the Saatchi Gallery, just a stone’s […]Inside_Pussy_Riot

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Why 'Actress' Is A Gendered Term To Use Proudly, Says Denise Gough

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:34:09 +0000

(image) "We fought to be on the stage. We should reclaim that word: I don't know where it came from, this fucking notion that putting 'ess' on the end makes us weak. I would be no less afraid of a lioness than a lion."denise gough

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Recreating Marcel Duchamp's Intricate Final Work, Using Only The Instruction Manual

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:18:29 +0000

(image) For years, artist Serkan Özkaya has been fascinated by Duchamp's Etant données, the darkened room you view through peepholes in the closed door. He wanted to know exactly how it works, but the curators at the its home, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, aren't allowed to go in and inspect its mechanisms themselves, let alone […]duchamp

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Newly-Discovered Raymond Chandler Story Attacks US Health Care

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:03:20 +0000

(image) "Found in Chandler's archives at the Bodleian Library in Oxford ..., the story, "It's All Right - He Only Died," opens as a 'filthy figure on a stretcher' arrives at a hospital."raymond chandler

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Hiking With John Adams In The Mountains Where His New Opera Is Set

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:47:44 +0000

(image) "From time to time when driving in the High Sierra I'll see amateur gold miners, panning in a river that 150 years ago gave up the best of its treasure to the first prospectors," says the composer, "and I'll be tempted to wonder if the image of these latter-day panners, hoping only for a tiny […]adams

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Della Reese, R&B Singer And Actress, Dead At 86

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:32:30 +0000

(image) "Reared in gospel, Reese became a seductive, big-voiced secular music star with her No. 1 R&B and No. 2 pop hit 'Don't You Know' in 1959. ... She ranged through a series of releases that showed off her mastery of standards, jazz and contemporary pop through the early '70s, and over the course of her […]della-reese

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Bramwell Tovey Named Chief Conductor Of One Of BBC's Orchestras

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:16:26 +0000

(image) The music director of the Vancouver Symphony (from which he departs next year) and popular guest conductor will succeed Keith Lockhart at the podium of the BBC Concert Orchestra this coming January. "Tovey's new role will see him work with the orchestra for five years, including a Radio 3 concert at Watford Colosseum in February […]bramwell tovey

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Thief Carries Botero Sculpture Right Out Of Paris Gallery

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:00:11 +0000

(image) "The Colombian artist's 57cm-high sculpture, Maternity (2003), of a mother sitting on a plinth and cradling her baby, ... was stolen from Galerie Bartoux in an upmarket district of Paris earlier this month in broad daylight. Gallery staff became aware of the theft only when they prepared to close the gallery."botero maternity

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$1.5 Million Bounties For Beheading Bollywood Star And Director Offered By Indian Politician

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:45:02 +0000

(image) A state-level boss of India's ruling party, the Hindu nationalist BJP, is offering 10 million rupees each for the heads of the lead actress and director of Padmavati, a new movie about a legendary 14th-century Rajput queen. A leader of the present-day Rajput clans has threatened to cut off the star's nose, and violent demonstrations […]bounty for beheading

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Pakistan Bans Film About Rape Victim's Revenge, Then Reverses Itself After #MeToo-Style Campaign

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:30:44 +0000

(image) "Verna, which stars popular actor Mahira Khan, was originally denied a certificate by the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) because of its 'mature themes' and 'edgy content'. This caused an outcry among women's rights campaigners, who accused board members of censoring women's voices and putting their heads in the sand at a time when […]verna

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Top Posts From AJBlogs 11.20.17

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:32:33 +0000

Forgetting Hitchcock Unlike most of my colleagues, I liked, and was even a little moved by the world première of Nico Muhly’s Marnie by the English National Opera (it goes to the NY Metropolitan next year). ... read more AJBlog: Plain English Published 2017-11-20 All there is I’ve worked on enough shows by now to be familiar with the all-consuming […]

Report: UK Government Funding Of Arts Down 39 Percent In Last Decade

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:58:08 +0000

(image) "The latest edition, updated to include figures from 2014/15 and 2015/16, found that local government funding for the arts, per person, “continues to crash”, falling by 15 points since the index was last published. It has dropped by more than a third since the index began in 2007/08 – the most dramatic drop among the […]Bath-c-Andrew-Desmond-shutterstock_101583367

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A Stat You Probably Didn't Need: Netflix Says Many People Stream Video In Public Restrooms

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:31:11 +0000

(image) According to new data from the video giant Netflix, about 12 per cent of Americans who watch television shows or movies outside of the home admit to having done so in a public restroom. And 37 per cent say they’ve watched at work.stranger_things.jpg.size-custom-crop.1086x0

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"Justice League" Earned $94 Million On Its Opening Weekend. So That Makes It A Flop?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:01:20 +0000

(image) Justice League’s underperformance was startling. Studio estimates pegged it earning about $115 million, around what the Superman film Man of Steel opened to in 2013; it came in well below that. Whatever appeal Warner Bros. had hoped would be generated by the union of Ben Affleck’s Batman, Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, and Henry Cavill’s Superman was nonexistent.lead_960-2

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How Babies Map Words And Build Vocabulary

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:29:43 +0000

(image) "A new study suggests that the few words infants know are structured in their minds the same way as an adult’s vocabulary, in a complex web of related concepts. The evidence: When words have similar meanings, babies can get confused. That confusion hints that babies know more about language, at a younger age, than scientists have found […]lead_960

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What Happens When Algorithms Start Judging What Kind Of Person You Are (Or Might Be)

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:06:35 +0000

(image) "An algorithm-based vetting process has real issues. So few immigrants have committed acts of terrorism, that a computer program couldn’t even generate an accurate predictive model, the coalition of tech experts from some of the U.S.’s top universities and research groups says."171117-weill-immigrant-algorithm-hero_ps9cjw

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Will "Smart" Cities Include The Arts?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:31:19 +0000

(image) Local arts agencies, be they county, city or state need to make a connection with the owners / planners of the smart cities projects, and make the case for their inclusion in the decision making process.  We need to provide strong evidence of our value, and, more than that, make a case with media and […]images

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Consider Hiring A Student Composer For The Summer?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:03:37 +0000

(image) "Hiring a young composer for the summer to write a new work for this concert is an effective way to support new talent and emphasizes the need to nurture emerging creative voices for the future of concert music in Canada."download

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Why The Arts Paying A Living Wage Leads To Better Diversity

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:32:39 +0000

(image) "Organisations often argue they simply can’t afford to pay the living wage, even if they aspire to – and that creating low or no pay opportunities is better than creating none. While this may be a blunt reality for some, we should be under no illusions that this does anything other than exacerbate the sector’s […]mac_makes_music_-_mac_birmingham

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Citizen Science Sounds Noble. Democratic. But There Are Problems

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:02:09 +0000

(image) "The irony is that some of the individuals who do take part appear to be motivated by a burning distrust of the government or else a rebel anarchism set against large corporations – sentiments that are common among cadres of biohackers. Yet it’s those very governments and corporations that are injecting the money and ginning up the […]sized-arm_capture-tilted_0

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Germany Plans To Create Mega-Cultural Exhibitions To Promote German Culture Globally

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:32:32 +0000

(image) For Andreas Görgen, a global approach to cultural policy has two aims: to promote German culture abroad and to give foreign museums access to the collections and scholarship of German institutions. “We should be willing to free things from the context of our collections and to let other curators look at them and deal with […]295chD8_germanart_loans05

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A Rant Against Amazon And Technology

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:01:34 +0000

(image) "Amazon has gradually eliminated the human factor. In the early years it employed people to write reviews of the books it sold; now there isn’t even mediation in the process of making up and placing a self-published book on the network. It has robotized the chain of distribution and wants us, the consumers, to perform […]many-drones

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The New Golden Age Of Jazz (Here's The Evidence)

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:31:09 +0000

(image) “Jazz just has new life again. The torch is being passed. You feel the sentiment by the music becoming more intense or having more depth to it. The light’s shining through again when it comes to the creative mind state. And that’s what jazz is: the ability to improvise, the ability to tighten up, play […]16x9_lnwy_the_new_golden_era_of_jazz-3-1600x900

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How The World's Big Mega-Galleries Are Expanding In Asia

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:02:15 +0000

(image) Galleries are looking not only to import their own artists to cities like Shanghai and Beijing, but also to scout major local talent. And some have begun to look beyond financial hubs like Hong Kong to expand into less saturated markets like Seoul.CHINA-AUCTION-CHRISTIES

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