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Arts Festivals

Small Space Fest Delivers Super-Sized Art Experience

JK Russ | Posted 06.27.2016 | Arts
JK Russ

The Small Space Fest is just one evening of performance, but the art installations remain on view for a month. The project has been devised by the recently formed Weft in the Weave Collective consisting of visual and performance artist Heidi Rider, performer, playwright and director Elizabeth Nelson and actor, director and photographer, Adriana Chavez.

The Culture of Jerusalem Itself

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Although Jerusalem today is awash in cultural events -- including a light festival, an arts festival in the Musrara neighborhood and the Israel Festival -- there is none as engaging, nor as engaged in the fabric of the city, as the Jerusalem Season of Culture (JSOC).

2015 Coconut Grove Arts Festival Poster Unveiled

Tom Falco | Posted 03.24.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival has selected internationally recognized French American painter Duaív as the official poster artist for this year's 52nd annual event.

9 Reasons You Should Experience VIA Festival in Pittsburgh

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Sarah Beauchamp

For one week each fall, hypnotic visuals transform the interiors of nightclubs, art centers and local bars all over the 'Burgh as emerging musicians from around the world perform alongside cutting-edge visual artists, creating truly original performances at Pittsburgh's VIA Festival.

Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern at Ruhrtriennale Arts Festival 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Japanese visual artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda is known for his installations and live performances that combine visuals and sound.

Family-Friendly Festival Exposes Kids to the Arts

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

For the last several weeks, New Haven has celebrated its 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas. The Festival brings together an impressive range of performers who this year included edgy acrobats, Spike Lee and the Kronos Quartet.

8.8 Reason to Love the Sing for Hope Pianos

Monica Yunus | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Monica Yunus

As the Co-Founding Director of Sing for Hope, I am thrilled and excited that we are bringing The Sing for Hope Pianos back to New York this summer! From June 1st through June 16th, 88 pianos will be outdoors for all to play and enjoy.

Philly's Spring Festival Season

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

A smaller version of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in DC, Philadelphia also promotes and celebrates Japanese culture in America.

'Crossing The Line' Festival Begins

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.21.2012 | Arts

“What we’re interested in doing with “Crossing the Line” is ensuring that people can engage with the work in an unexpected way,” Simon Dove,...

The Baltimore Experiment: Getting Out From Under "The Wire"

Jim Luce | Posted 08.29.2012 | DC
Jim Luce

Can Good News Revive a City? A new media experiment is underway in Baltimore, Maryland to find out. Is it possible for media, used in right way, to make Baltimore internationally known as a cultural hotspot for artistic and intellectual pursuits?

Curate NYC Juried Exhibition and Online Showcase 2011

Anthony Papa | Posted 12.27.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

Curate NYC is back for round two. A citywide juried exhibition and online showcase, the project offers free curatorial reviews, public exposure and exhibition opportunities to New York City visual artists.

Arizona Between Nosotros: Groundbreaking Festival Bridges US-Mexico Border Divide Through Performance Artists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts
Jeff Biggers

Next week in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico, a ground-breaking festival featuring leading performance artists will attempt to open a new dialogue among artists in the US and Mexico.

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas: A Sure Sign of Summer in New Haven

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.13.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

No one cared about the pounding rain as thousands waited for the open-air concert on the historic Green in New Haven, Connecticut. The headliner was internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Giant Robot Spider Prowls Liverpool (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 50-foot, mechanical spider that has been perched on the side of a Liverpool office building "came alive" today, reports the BBC. Video footage of t...