Saturday , 26 July 2014

Guide for the Arts News

Boston

'Kinky Boots' star prepares for high-kicking tour - Tue, 08 Jul 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man — but staying in 6-inch heels.


Art agenda: Korea Artist Prize, Art Nocturne - Fri, 25 Jul 2014
Korea's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art hosts the best of work from up and coming young creatives during its three month display, and Belgium prepares a week of special evening openings for Art Nocturne.


America's Most Creative Cities In 2014 - Tue, 15 Jul 2014
When Jenny Olivia Johnson was up for tenure at Boston’s Wellesley College, she knew recording an album would help her candidacy. She already had plenty of songs ready. Her challenge was coming up with ...



America's Most Creative Cities In 2014 - Tue, 15 Jul 2014
When Jenny Olivia Johnson was up for tenure at Boston’s Wellesley College, she knew recording an album would help her candidacy. She already had plenty of songs ready. Her challenge was coming up with ...

New York City

Silent-movie posters in Vancouver house found under floorboards - Thu, 10 Jul 2014
George Bryce, a Vancouver lawyer, uncovered a treasure trove of silent-film posters when he replaced the fir floors inside his 1924 house on Vancouver's West Side. Bryce has now sold the posters to an art dealer in New York.


Art agenda: Korea Artist Prize, Art Nocturne - Fri, 25 Jul 2014
Korea's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art hosts the best of work from up and coming young creatives during its three month display, and Belgium prepares a week of special evening openings for Art Nocturne.


National outdoor art show to hit billboards - Fri, 25 Jul 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America's streets and public places.


Crisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera company - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Proposed pay cuts, declining ticket sales, dire reviews and threatened strike action, the Metropolitan Opera in New York is embroiled in perhaps its ugliest crisis in 30 years. As the wealthiest opera company on the planet and the biggest classical music organization in the United States, the Met dwarfs counterparts in Europe with a budget of nearly $327 million. Yet staff are locked in a bitter ...


Crisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera company - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Proposed pay cuts, declining ticket sales, dire reviews and threatened strike action, the Metropolitan Opera in New York is embroiled in perhaps its ugliest crisis in 30 years. As the wealthiest opera company on the planet and the biggest classical music organization in the United States, the Met dwarfs counterparts in Europe with a budget of nearly $327 million. Yet staff are locked in a bitter ...


N.Y. judge adjourns disorderly conduct case against actor LaBeouf - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday adjourned until September the disorderly conduct and harassment case against actor Shia LaBeouf, who was charged with disturbing a Broadway theater performance in June. Dressed in a dark suit and tie, the bearded actor who starred in the "Transformer" movies and with Harrison Ford in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ...


New York judge adjourns disorderly conduct case against actor LaBeouf - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday adjourned until September the disorderly conduct and harassment case against actor Shia LaBeouf, who was charged with disturbing a Broadway theatre performance in June. Dressed in a dark suit and tie, the bearded actor who starred in the "Transformer" movies and with Harrison Ford in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ...

Washington D.C.

Ballet for Adults: Getting Fit at the Barre - Thu, 17 Jul 2014
The students take their spots at the barre. The mirrored wall reflects 21 dancers, elegant in their leotards, tights and ballet slippers, a few opting for gym shorts or sweats. With a background in competitive youth swimming, followed up with running, tennis and cycling to stay fit, James Farmer, 33, is an athlete. Not much of a ballet aficionado then, Farmer, a strategy consultant with IBM, was ...


Obama lets rip on trip out of Washington - Thu, 10 Jul 2014
By Steve Holland AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - President Barack Obama may look back on this week as the time when he dropped all pretense of political decorum and let all his frustrations with Washington gridlock spill forth. Obama's public speeches on a three-day trip, like the one he delivered at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, covered many of the same talking points he ...


Kerry Washington: I feel very lucky - Sun, 20 Jul 2014
EN Interview 1 - For nearly twenty years, pillow-lipped beauty Kerry Washington has eked out a rather lucrative, successful profile, combining early, stand-out credits in urban teen drama, Save The Last Dance, provoking biopic, The Last King of Scotland and racial drama, Lakeview Terrace with glossy supporting fare in Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Fantastic Four. And all the while, blissfully under the ...


Museums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy - Fri, 25 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo's career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition being planned for Washington and Florence, Italy.


David Rubenstein donates lead Centennial gift of $12.35 million to the National Park Foundation to Restore Arlington ... - Thu, 17 Jul 2014
National Park Service (NPS) Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and National Park Foundation (NPF) President and CEO Neil Mulholland joined businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to announce Rubenstein's $12.35 million donation, a lead gift in the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks, to restore and improve access to Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee ...

Los Angeles