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Fern Siegel

Stage Door: Three Days to See

Fern Siegel | August 1, 2015 | Arts
Her story is hugely dramatic, yet Three Days is sometimes devoid of drama. That may be because director Jack Cummings III has chosen a presentational style -- actors speaking to an audience -- in fragmented moments.
Tony Bartolone

What We Found at 'The End of the Tour'

Tony Bartolone | July 31, 2015 | Arts
The End of the Tour is a careful exploration of one of the most intelligent, observant and complicated minds of the twentieth century. David Foster Wallace had an unmatched appreciation for the minute details of our ever-expanding modern world. And he was able to articulate them.
Fu Ying

China's New Silk Road Promises Prosperity Across Eurasia

Fu Ying | July 31, 2015 | World
SINGAPORE -- By developing more arteries for connectivity, we should be able to build new blood vessels of development for disadvantaged economies in Asia's hinterlands to create prosperity and opportunities and improve the competitiveness of the whole region.
Horacio Fabiano

Gardens and Anouska Hempel, an Amazing Combination

Horacio Fabiano | July 31, 2015 | HuffPost Home
Anouska Hempel is famous for her unique eye, lavish taste and perfectionism that she applies to every interior she touches, including her three acclaimed boutique hotels: The Hempel and Blakes in London, and Blakes Amsterdam. Less is known about her talent as a landscape designer.
Alla Kazovsky

How Difficult Is Simple?

Alla Kazovsky | July 31, 2015 | Arts
Once we got to introductions, I found out that Mary Little is an artist of furniture design who creates chairs as sculpture. Considering that I was in the process of designing my first chair, the meeting was serendipitous.
George Heymont

Legends in Their Own Minds

George Heymont | July 31, 2015 | Arts
Numerous films have used one's loss of a job (or sense of reality) as a starting point for examining the human psyche.
Pamela Feinsilber

A Harem of Translators: Isaac Bashevis Singer at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Pamela Feinsilber | July 31, 2015 | Books
Singer wanted a translator who wouldn't share the spotlight, and thus began his employment over the years of some 40 unknown women, a few of whom didn't even speak Yiddish.
J. Michael Welton

6 Modern Winners in Carolina

J. Michael Welton | July 31, 2015 | Arts
Some are picked, as the saying goes, but few are chosen. That's the case with the 2015 Matsumoto Prize winners, in a competition sponsored by North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH).
Michael Schuermann

The Urban Arts Scene in Kosice

Michael Schuermann | July 31, 2015 | Travel
Kosice, the second largest city of Slovakia, has come up with a bright and brilliant solution to spruce up a nondescript residential district.
Brian Waldron

Becoming Death (after Richard Avedon's photography of his father)

Brian Waldron | July 31, 2015 | Arts
I think of your face;/ It is on your last day,/ Quivering lips upward/ Perhaps starting to smile,/ And a single tear swelling/ In the corner of your life.
Adedayo Fashanu

The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Innovative Artists Behind the Open Space Project

Adedayo Fashanu | July 31, 2015 | Arts
Open Space is a project space that strives to facilitate new, emerging and innovative makers, artists and cultural enthusiasts. The pop up will feature a range of makers whose crafts include everything from handmade and vintage fashion, to metalsmiths, to photography and fine art, to food and music.
Agnes Gund

Fighting Against the "Fear of Art"

Agnes Gund | July 31, 2015 | Arts
When the New School's Center for Public Scholarship organized a two-day conference in New York on "The Fear of Art," it was impossible not to be moved. The subject was censorship, banning, and violence against art.
Ursula Lauriston

These 8 Photos Show the Beauty of Being Young, Black, & Proud

Ursula Lauriston | July 31, 2015 | Black Voices
Wouldn't it be great to celebrate black people, just for being black? Nothing is more positive than flipping the script. Where there is oppression, we will uplift. And where there is hate, we'll inject love.
Matt Baume

11 Greatest Sissies of the Screen

Matt Baume | July 31, 2015 | Gay Voices
When I was a nervous queer kid in the suburbs, afraid of my own capacity for mincing, I was desperate for a knight in sparkling armor to rescue me. I needed someone to show me that it's OK to lift your pinky, it's safe to swish.
Anthony Papa

New Exhibit: Art From U.S. Prisons

Anthony Papa | July 31, 2015 | Arts
A unique art exhibit is opening on August 1st on Governors Island that shows the art of imprisoned artists from around the U.S. The exhibit titled "Escaping Time: Art from U.S. Prison" is a production of the Safe Streets Arts Foundation, an organization whose goals are to rehabilitate prisoners through the use of art.
Caspar Jopling

School's Out for the Summer: Cy Gavin's 'Overture'

Caspar Jopling | July 31, 2015 | Arts
For Cy Gavin, this summer is merely a break from school. The Pittsburgh born artist received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2007, before joining the MFA program at Columbia University. His debut solo show at Sargent's Daughters is definitely worth a visit.

An Art Fair for the Costa Del Sol: Why Not?

MutualArt | July 30, 2015 | Arts
After founding the Latin American art fairs PINTA New York and PINTA London, Argentinian art entrepreneur and director of the Collection Mundus Novus, Alejandro Zaia set his sights on the Costa del Sol of Spain.
David Finkle

First Nighter: The Nora York-Jerry Kearns Double-Barreled Love Fest, a John Partrick Shanley Revival

David Finkle | July 30, 2015 | Arts
The live performance part occurred July 29 at Joe's Pub, where Nora York--who's appeared at the venue every three or four months for several years as well as at any number of other prestigious arenas--charged the air with enough electricity to power the entire East coast.

The Top Ten Cities for Creatives | July 30, 2015 | Arts
Cities like New York and Los Angeles have, simply put, become too expensive for many working artists. So which cities present the best opportunities for today's creative workers?
Rodrigo Cañete

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Gets Sexy With a 38-Year-Old Academician Greeting the Visitor

Rodrigo Cañete | July 30, 2015 | Arts
Even though it was cutting-edge at the beginning, during the 20th century, it became a bastion of that painterly conservatism that used to consider Picasso as 'the death of painting'.
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