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    For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter. With just 33 days until the election, and the pandemic’s end nowhere in sight, the stakes couldn’t be higher and the state of the universe is no laughing matter. An alternative: The Jooniverse, comedian Joon Chung’s new...
    Courtesy If you’ve been to an art event at USF or popped into a reception at a local gallery—pre-quarantine times, of course—chances are you’ve seen Wallace “Wally” Wilson, Director of the School of Art and Art History at the University of South Florida with his signature sticky-uppy white hair.  USF’s SAAH plays a critical...
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    Get out and discover Denver this weekend...even if you never leave your home. Programs both in-person and virtual will cover everything from youth violence to Alexander Hamilton to the architecture of Denver. In fact, the Denver Architecture Foundation and the Colorado Photographic Arts Center have launched the third annual Doors Open Denver Photography Competition, “Y/OUR...
    With the libraries shuttered, except for curbside pickup, Denver Public Library adult services librarian Heidi Young wanted to give people in the city a way to express their thoughts and emotions about COVID-19 and this brutal year. Inspired by Quaranzine, from the Arlington Public Library, Young decided to create a zine in which library staff...
    An 82-year-old woman was saved from a harrowing attack by a male intruder when her friend and bat-wielding neighbor beat him down with her martial arts skills. The stunning incident unfolded in Fontana, California, a suburban city east of Los Angeles. Elizabeth McCray told KTLA-TV that she was attacked...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With so many kids doing at-home learning, they need an outlet to socialize, express themselves and exercise. That’s why many families are grateful that musical theater schools in our area have found creative ways to continue teaching and performing. Nothing will stop the kids from dancing, singing and acting their...
    During Día de Los Muertos, people remember and pay respect to deceased friends and relatives. For artist Tony Ortega, that means celebrating the three most important women in his life: his mother, grandmother and great-aunt. Ortega was an infant when his mother brought him to Denver from Pecos, New Mexico, searching for better job...
    toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews the Mayor's Arts Awards It’s time once again to honor the most talented artists in the nation’s capital. The 35th annual D.C. Mayor’s Arts Awards will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. “The purpose is to celebrate all of the incredible...
    YORBA LINDA -- More than 50 years after Olympian Cathy Rigby helped raise the profile of gymnastics during the 1968 Summer Games, she remains a force. Right now, she and her husband are fighting to keep the arts alive for children involved in a program they created years ago.To do it, though, they need help....
    KAWS has donated a painting valued at $250,000 to benefit the Free Arts NYC, which provides art programs and mentoring to youths in underserved communities across the city. The artist — respected by stars like Travis Scott, Kim Kardashian and Drake — shared the news to his Instagram this week with a photo of...
    KAWS has donated a painting valued at $250,000 to benefit the Free Arts NYC, which provides art programs and mentoring to youths in underserved communities across the city. The artist — respected by stars like Travis Scott, Kim Kardashian and Drake — shared the news to his Instagram this week with a photo of the...
    WICKER PARK — Between the “Me Too” movement, Black Lives Matter and the inequity highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are thinking about their roles in upholding systems that oppress others. In an effort to bring more people into the social justice conversation, Wicker Park leaders are hosting a workshop that aims to...
    LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4) – The Lone Tree Arts Center will be closed through Oct. 2 due to staff furloughs. The center said the closure will not impact upcoming events and shows. In an announcement on Monday, the Arts Center said the city of Lone Tree suspended most of its capital projects for 2020...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY. The award is named for the co-founder of MacDowell, the century-old artist residency in Peterborough, New Hampshire, where James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and...
    It’s a crushing day for Olney Theatre Center in Olney, Maryland. The acclaimed regional theater announced Monday that it is furloughing over 50% of its full-time staff and will not resume full production until April of 2021 due to the pandemic. “The failure to prioritize live entertainment in government safety planning has effectively stigmatized live performance...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY. The award is named for the co-founder of MacDowell, the century-old artist residency in Peterborough, New Hampshire, where James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Arts Commission has named the head of the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin, Texas, as its new executive director. Sarah Story is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She will return to her home state to begin work on Nov. 1, the commission's board announced. She succeeds Malcolm...
    BOSTON (CBS) – After being shut down for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston opened up its doors this weekend to visitors. “Bringing people back in, serving them, giving them a place to gather, it just feels great,” Museum of Fine Arts Director Matthew Teitelbaum said. The...
    Trump to name SCOTUS pick, Breonna Taylor protests, California wildfires: 5 things to know this weekend An angry woman wrecked the wine display at a supermarket after being asked to follow COVID-19 one-way system Pacquiao and mixed martial arts star McGregor will fight next year MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will...
    SAN ANTONIO – The Comal Independent School District has been named a District of Distinction for the second year in a row from the Texas Art Education Association, a press release said. Comal ISD was one of only 18 districts across Texas to receive the statewide award two years in a row. “Our art teachers...
    Anchoring the northern end of a grassy mall, facing Coffman Union across Washington Avenue, Northrop is a commanding presence on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus. Northrop opened on Oct. 22, 1929, with a performance by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, which called it home until 1974. Over the decades, Northrop hosted all kinds of...
    CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – A woman’s body was found burning overnight in a wooded area in Chester County. The gruesome discovery was made on East 7th Street in Chester, just behind the Chester Fine Arts building. When the fire department arrived on scene, they say the woman’s body was still on fire. The call was...
    JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Residents of Hudson County will vote on whether to create New Jersey's first-ever municipal arts fund this November.Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is encouraging everyone to vote 'yes' on Municipal Question #1 on their mail-in or in-person ballots."A vote 'yes' on Election Day for that small fee will collectively...
    After COVID-19 forced the Colorado Ballet to cancel The Nutcracker in its sixtieth season, the company began cutting salaries and furloughing dancers, teachers and administrative staff. Now the nonprofit has launched a relief and recovery fund. “We have identified three million as our need for the organization, but every dollar counts,” says Gil Boggs, artistic director...
    The San Jose Museum of Art’s annual gala is normally one of the fall’s most visually stunning events, with the Circle of Palms outside the downtown gallery filled with eye-catching performances and guests who take the suggestion of “creative formal” attire to interesting lengths. But for this year’s gala, you won’t need a peacock-feather print...
    BOSTON (CBS) – On Huntington Ave in Boston, 150 years of iconic and inspiring pieces of art are ready to show their faces and tell their stories again as the Museum of Fine Arts carefully and creatively climbs out from under the closures of COVID-19. “We are excited there is a lot of anticipation...
    Normally at this time of year, 10,000 glass gourds would be glistening in the grass at the Palo Alto Art Center. But, with coronavirus restrictions in place, the 25th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch will become a virtual showcase and sale. There’s an upside to the change: Instead of scampering around the grounds of the...
    The Creative Arts Emmys experienced a minor bump in the road when Jason Bateman was announced as the winner of "This Is Us" actor Ron Cephas Jones' award. The error occurred during Saturday's online Creative Arts Emmys, the precursor to Sunday's main ceremony and the culmination of a week of events honoring technical and other...
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    Getty Nicole Byer attends TrevorLIVE NY 2019 at Cipriani Wall Street on June 17, 2019 in New York CIty. The 2020 Creative Arts Emmys, honoring the best in the past year for TV’s technical categories, are airing Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX. If you don’t have cable, here’s how...
    The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Unity Software Inc. (NYSE: U) Friday, September 18, 2020, as they officially begin trading today.NYSE Shares of Unity, a video game software developer, jumped 34% in its market debut Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.  The company priced its shares at $52 apiece, after lifting the range on Wednesday to...
    ,Nathaniel Rateliff headlines Red Rocks two nights this weekend (and Monday as well), while Lost City hosts Megan Burtt tonight and Los Mocochetes tomorrow night. Also on tap this weekend are the Pitch Invasion at the Oriental Theater, the Trampolines at the Buffalo Rose and Bonnie and Tyler from Everybody Loves an Outlaw at the...
    Although most similar festivals scheduled for this fall have been canceled in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the SoNo Arts Festival announced their intention to display art installations in the Washington Street Historic District as they have for the last five years.  Rather than using open-air booths, wrote organizers in a Tuesday, Sept....
    The first ever virtual 2020 Emmys Awards is set for this weekend, but as is tradition, a few statues have already been handed out. The Creative Arts Emmys, which honor the costumers, production designers, visual effects artists, makeup and hair stylists, and other craftspeople who bring television to life, took place on Wednesday night. One...
    LOGAN SQUARE — A grant program launched this week to help Chicago-based musicians through the pandemic. Sustain Chicago Music was established by Billy Helmkamp, owner of Sleeping Village and The Whistler, and the people who run long-standing arts groups I AM Logan Square and the Logan Square Arts Festival. Local venue owners and staff are struggling...
    Sky today has created its own Sky Arts channel – the only broadcast channel in the UK dedicated to art and culture – free to watch for everyone. Exclusive to those who previously paid for Sky TV bundles, which start at £ 25 per bundle per month with dozens of exclusive channels on the Sky...
    Loading the player... A long overdue honor is finally bestowed to Kerry Washington as she wins her first Emmy award. Read More: Kerry Washington speaks on powerful ACLU documentary ‘The Fight’ The Scandal star has earned her first Emmy award for work behind the camera. Washington received the honor at the 2020 Creative Arts...
    MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A former New Jersey police found yoga after leaving the force. He says it saved his life and believes yoga could help officers still on the job keep calm even in high-stress situations. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock joined Martesse Gilliam, co-founder of BRWL Studio, in Maplewood Memorial Park on Tuesday for boxing...
    Let’s get this show on the road. The winners of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmys have been announced, kicking off this year’s annual award show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The Creative Arts honorees, announced by Nicole Byer, went out to some of the less traditional shows on the air, such as reality TV and...
    Let’s get this show on the road. The winners of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmys have been announced, kicking off this year’s annual award show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The Creative Arts honorees, announced by Nicole Byer, went out to some of the less traditional shows on the air, such as reality TV and non-fiction...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts is home to some of the country’s top institutes of higher education, a new report confirms. The annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings put seven universities in the state among the Top 50 nationwide. Harvard University is No. 2 on the list, just behind top-ranked Princeton University. MIT is...
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    Most people know that student debt is a problem, and most people agree that “something should be done about it.” The consensus opinion appears to be that something should be done because it’s “not fair” to young people. According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Charitable Trust, 80% of Americans believe that “the government should...
    Curtis White September 13, 2020 2:00PM (UTC) Most people know that student debt is a problem, and most people agree that "something should be done about it." The consensus opinion appears to be that something should be done because it's "not fair" to young people. According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew...
    By CATHERINE GODBEY, Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — From a painting of outer space, where the man in the moon wears a monocle and a top hat, to a sculpture of a sandhill crane flying over a swamp, works at the Alabama Center for the Arts offer viewers an escape from the reality of...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Whether its music, dance, visual arts, and more, “The Motivational Edge” is all about engaging young lives, many who are at-risk, and empowering them through creative expression and personal growth. The organization was founded 12 years ago by Ian Welsch, a former Miami-Dade County school teacher, who saw that public high...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Whether you are a lover of the arts, a lover of chocolate, or a lover of both – we have something for you on this week’s To Do List. BOSTON ARTS FESTIVAL Support local artists as the 18th Annual Boston Arts Festival goes virtual this year, featuring works from painters, photographers, sculptors,...