In the galleries: Art 101, a sampling event for beginners
At District of Columbia Arts Center, 5 curators offer limited survey featuring 15 contributors.
OPEN CALL: Business Council for the Arts Seeks Nominations for 2017 Obelisk Awards
OPEN CALL: Business Council for the Arts Requests Nominations for 2017 Obelisk Awards Annual Obelisk Awards honors companies and individuals whose contributions and achievements in the arts have impacted North Texas The Business Council for the Arts has opened nominations for the 2017 Obelisk Awards, which honors business leaders and companies for their invaluable support of arts and culture in North Texas. Nominations are open through June 21. The 2017 co-chairs will be Steven Roth, senior deputy general counsel of Parkland Health and Hospital System, and his wife Dr.Thai-Ian Tran. Winners will be honored at the 29th annual Obelisk Awards luncheon on November 15, 2017 at the Belo Mansion. 2016 recipient Alfredo Duarte, Taxco Food Produce…
Auditions for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2017
1st grade thru Adults Calling all dancers ages 6-18 and adults to audition for Lawrence classic The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet. Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s
Study Finds Making Art Can Reduce Your Stress (No Matter How Skilled You Are)
Research shows that the benefits of art therapy are able to lower cortisol levels and restore your sense of calm.
Top 12 Artist Tips For a Successful Career
Is life as an artist bringing you down? You are not alone. Listen to the best tips from artists, including Miranda July, Tania Bruguera, and Dan Graham.
Deal ➤ 20% off at Studio Theatre
It's 1833, and change is coming to rural County Donegal. While a hodgepodge group gathers at an Irish-language hedge school to study classics of Greek and Latin literature, British army engineers arrive to map the country, draw new borders and translate local place names into the King's English. Languages and histories collide, kindling romance and inciting violence. A modern classic from an Irish master, directed by Studio Theatre's Belfast-born Associate Artistic Director, "Translations" reminds us how personal the political can be. Watch it all unfold at Studio Theatre's Metheny Theatre in Washington, DC.
Toto’s “Africa” as Sung by Over 50 Movies and TV Shows
It is apropos—nay, necessary—to round out 2018 with one last twist on Toto's "Africa." Despite being over 36 years old, the uplifting little ditty was surely the song of the year (narrowly edging out the likes of A Star Is Born's "Shallow," Ariana Grande's "thank u, next," and Peter Parker OG's "Spidey Bells" ) thanks to covers by Weezer, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Weezer and "Weird Al" Yankovic, Postmodern Jukebox, and Pitbull on the Aquaman soundtrack. And now, we've got one more for ya: Toto's "Africa" as sung by (read: pieced together from snippets of dialogue from) more than 50 movies and TV shows. With contributions from Disney princesses, Batman villains, Marvel heroes, Star Wars rebels, Tarantino…
Inside the Crayola factory: See how the iconic crayons are made
We all grew up with Crayola crayons, and kids continue to enjoy them to this day. TODAY takes you on a colorful tour of the Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania, where it’s revealed that one employee molded crayons for 45 years before announcing on his last day at work that he was color blind!
A tribute to the Queen of Church Music
Musical chords from organs and pianos add flavours to hymns and they uplift the spirits of worshipers during church services, giving them the imaginations of the songs of angels and cherubs. This is particularly true when one has the likes of Tuovi-Kaarina Pennanen behind the church organ keyboard.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…