Tuesday , 2 September 2014

Guide for the Arts News


What to Watch This Weekend: Doctor Who, Outlander, and the Season 4 Finale of Falling Skies - Fri, 29 Aug 2014
What to watch on Friday, August 29... 12am Pacific, Netflix Jim Jefferies: Bare The stand-up performs a set on politics, fatherhood, orgies, and Neil Diamond at Boston's Wilbur Theatre. 7pm, CMT George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away Filmed in June during his final tour date in Arlington, TX, this special chronicles the country star's record-setting career. Performances include team-ups with ...

Art agenda: 'Bright Matter,' 'African Cosmos,' 'Sublime' - Thu, 14 Aug 2014
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston welcomes Shinique Smith's multidisciplinary output, contemporary and classical artworks by Africans are displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and a touring installation collection arrives at the Queensland Art Gallery in Australia.

Japan's Ozawa says recovered from illnesses, full of plans - Mon, 04 Aug 2014
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Seiji Ozawa, one of the best-known conductors of his generation, said on Monday he had recovered from health problems including cancer and has many plans for the future, including conducting an opera next year. Ozawa, 78, was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in January 2010, underwent lower back surgery a year later and suffered multiple bouts of ...

Happenings: Swan Lake Performed Atop (What Else?) Swan Boats - Fri, 22 Aug 2014
If you think you've seen it all, we ask: have you ever seen Swan Lake performed atop a swan boat in the Public Garden? Unless you had the chance to catch the Boston Ballet do just that—over 30 years...

New York City

Film Friday (8/15): This Week's New Movies & Trailers - Fri, 15 Aug 2014
Find a complete guide to this weekend's new theatrical releases, catch up on the latest movie news, and watch all of this week's new movie trailers, including looks at Johnny Depp's Mortdecai, Revenge of the Green Dragons, Camp X-Ray, and Rudderless. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

Art agenda: 'Sublime' in Brisbane, ArtRio in Brazil - Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Among upcoming art exhibitions, the Queensland Art Gallery welcomes a touring collection of installation works and galleries from around the world convene on a Brazilian pier for ArtRio.

'Art Everywhere US' floods cities, rural areas with paintings - Thu, 07 Aug 2014
By Lauren Young NEW YORK (Reuters) - From the stern couple in "American Gothic" displayed at a bus station in New York to the colorful flags in "Allies Day" over an intersection in Chicago, paintings are popping up everywhere in what is billed as the world's largest art show. "Art Everywhere US," which was launched this week and runs through Aug. 31, features reproductions of 58 classic and ...

The NYC Ballet goes crazy for fashion this fall - Fri, 08 Aug 2014
The New York City Ballet has enlisted the help of five of fashion's biggest names for its fall Gala show. Sarah Burton (creative director of Alexander McQueen), Mary Katrantzou, Thom Browne, Carolina Herrera and Valentino Garavani have all designed costumes for the NYC Ballet's Third Annual Fashion Gala. 

New York Met strikes deal with two unions amid standoff - Mon, 18 Aug 2014
New York's Metropolitan Opera, locked in a dispute with staff over proposed pay cuts that could delay the new season, struck tentative deals Monday with two of its main labor unions. As the biggest classical music organization in the United States, the prestigious institution dwarfs counterparts in Europe with a budget of $326 million in 2013. With labor costs representing two-thirds of the ...

You too can be a Broadway producer with just $10K - Wed, 13 Aug 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The lead producers behind the 1940s song-and-dance Broadway revival of "On the Town" are offering a modern twist for its financing: accredited folk can buy a part of it for as little as $10,000.

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City - Fri, 29 Aug 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Washington D.C.

Library of Congress acquires American Ballet Theatre archive, plans exhibit on dance company - Fri, 08 Aug 2014
The Library of Congress has acquired the archive of the American Ballet Theatre and plans to open an exhibit celebrating the dance company next week. Susan Vita, the chief of the library's music division, says the dance company's archive will be a centerpiece collection. On Aug. 14, the library will open an exhibit on the American Ballet Theatre's history as an international touring company.

Eater Interviews: How Paul Ruppert Helps Make D.C. a Cooler Place - Thu, 28 Aug 2014
Paul Ruppert Washington D.C. is in Paul Ruppert's blood. His family has run a real estate business in D.C. since 1889. And his great-grandfather owned a hardware store on 7th Street NW; the sign still hangs on the building....

Emma Stone may star in Broadway's 'Cabaret' - Tue, 12 Aug 2014
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Emma Stone is in talks to star in 'Cabaret' on Broadway.

Calling All Nerds! New Sci-Fi Museum Wants Your Designs - Fri, 29 Aug 2014
The nonprofit Museum of Science Fiction plans to build a science fiction museum in Washington, D.C. The organization is now hosting a competition seeking the best exhibit design for a temporary preview museum, with a first-place prize of $1,000. The final museum will feature works of science fiction in literature, television, film, music, video games and art, and will contain exhibits and ...

National Museum of American History Collects History Related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History - Tue, 19 Aug 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to document the full breadth of the American experience, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will add a significant number of objects and archival materials related to LGBT history, including Renee Richard's tennis racquet, the original transgender pride flag, materials from the NBC television series ...

Los Angeles