Saturday , 1 November 2014

Guide for the Arts News

Boston

Former BioShock Devs to Launch "Metaphysical Thriller" The Black Glove in 2015 - Mon, 06 Oct 2014
The Black Glove is coming to PC, Mac, and Linux from a group of Boston-area developers at the new studio Day For Night Games.


Why Baltimore Is Hesitant to Open a 100-Year-Old Time Capsule - Wed, 29 Oct 2014
A Sealed Capsule Discovered Behind a 1915 Plaque at the Washington Monument


NZSO takes 'rock star' US violinist and Japanese conductor on tour - Wed, 22 Oct 2014
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra tours the North Island with a vivacious Italian programme this November in Tuscan Summer.



Former Ballerina Teaches Students with Down Syndrome to Dance - Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Dance Troupe Is Now Subject of Short Documentary

New York City

Quirky Matisse exhibit rekindles art mystery in Venezuela - Tue, 28 Oct 2014
By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is flaunting its newly-recovered Henri Matisse painting next to a sloppy copy that was put in its place when the original was stolen more than a decade ago, rekindling an art-world mystery. The "Odalisque in Red Pants," worth roughly $3 million, was stolen from the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art at some point during a tumultuous period after ...


Interview: David Krut’s favourite secret hideaway - Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Art book publisher David Krut is a fan of galleries, Thai food and the city of gold. We spoke to him about his favourite Joburg hotel in the November issue – here’s his recommendation for his favourite secret hideaway!


Cubist art exhibit, valued at more than $1 billion, to open in NY - Tue, 14 Oct 2014
By Andrea Burzynski NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cosmetics heir and art collector Leonard A. Lauder said on Tuesday the collection of 81 Cubist masterpieces he has donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art will update the museum's collection and cement its reputation as "the greatest museum in the world." The works of art, valued at more than $1 billion and considered one of the foremost collections of ...


Highlights of ballerina Wendy Whelan's career - Tue, 14 Oct 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Ballerina Wendy Whelan retires this weekend from New York City Ballet after a celebrated 30-year career. Some highlights:


Melissa Fumero goes from daytime to prime time - Fri, 31 Oct 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Fumero, who plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," can remember the first time she had to ad-lib with co-star Andy Samberg.


What Birdman Understands About the State of Theater and Criticism - Tue, 28 Oct 2014
In the final act of Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman, New York Times theater critic Tabitha Dickinson (Lindsay Duncan) reveals the particular axe she's going to grind against faded movie star Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton). She's mad he's taking up a theater space on Broadway with a pet project that she's sure is going to be a disaster. It's nothing personal; Riggan just represents ...


Ewan McGregor leads all-star cast in Broadway revival of 'The Real Thing' - Fri, 31 Oct 2014
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony winning play, "The Real Thing," about love, truth, marriage and infidelity. The Roundabout Theatre Company production, which opened on Thursday, marks the Broadway debut of McGregor, known for his film roles in ...

Washington D.C.

'Little Dancer' musical readies for opening in DC - Thu, 23 Oct 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her.


Google Glass gets banned by MPAA and National Association of Theatre owners - Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have banned wearable technologies, such as Google Glass.


Google Glass gets banned by MPAA and National Association of Theatre owners - Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have banned wearable technologies, such as Google Glass.


Exhibitions in US honor El Greco - Tue, 28 Oct 2014
The United States, home to a rich collection of works by El Greco, is paying homage to the Spanish artist with major exhibitions opening soon in Washington and New York. From November 2, the National Gallery of Art in the US capital will spotlight its seven El Greco canvases alongside four on loan from the Phillips Collection and Dumbarton Oaks in Washington and the Walters Art Museum in ...


Singapore and Washington DC deemed top destinations 2015: Lonely Planet - Mon, 20 Oct 2014
The year 2015 will belong to destinations like Singapore, Washington DC and the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, each for reaching milestone anniversaries and presenting globetrotters with unique experiences and the “wow” factor, say travel experts at Lonely Planet.

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