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The Pitti Uomo Diaries: Tilda Swinton, the Best Trends and Marni

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.16.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Is fashion all about the way one looks or does it also allow for great insight, character and personality? I believe the latter, which is why I didn't think twice about writing a few "Pitti Uomo Diaries" as part of my ongoing cultural activism.

What Happens When the World's Largest Queer Record Label Closes and No One Notices?

J Mase III | Posted 01.13.2015 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

The fact that an organization with a roster of 200 people can find a way to concretely analyze their privilege sets a standard. I want to believe in a world where we do not shy away from conversations about racial justice.

The Power of Personal Storytelling in Design and Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.10.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Successful leaders need also to be excellent storytellers, for if they do not successfully tell their own story and control the narrative, then the press, their costumers or their competitors surely will.

Interview With Dina Martina, Hilariously Surreal Raconteur

Michael Podell | Posted 01.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There are some artists that defy definition by being so fiercely original that any attempt to classify them winds up being reductive, and then there is Dina Martina.

Paula Garcia Performs Noise Body at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

After the artist's body is covered with iron scraps and very strong magnets, other performers throw nails at her that stick to this iron armor, until she can't stand the weight of the material any more.

Rejoice! Her Majesty Yoko Ono Is Getting A MoMA Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Looks like our wishing tree is finally paying off. Her majesty Yoko Ono -- queen of magically bizarre tweets, avant-garde cover songs, surreal makeup ...

Unbuilt: Vito Acconci (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

"I don't know if I can say our goal is to have built projects. If that is our goal then we've failed. But I think what unbuildable stuff leads to is a possible re-examination, not so much of the past, but of what's to come."

Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.

The Lucent Dossier Experience Returns to Las Vegas on 12/5 And 12/6

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.

Erin Whitney

This Is The Future Of Art, According To Marina Abramovic

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

In a book-lined room in Sean Kelly Gallery in New York City, Marina Abramovic sat on one side of a long, wooden table. I sat down across from the perf...

Erin Whitney

Marina Abramovic Wants You To Unplug For The Sake Of Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

Much of art today has been diminished to a purely aesthetic pleasure, and one that many opt to visit for the promise of self-publicity. Think of Jeff ...

These Performance Art Experiences Prove That The Future Of Theater Is Now

Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

Sure, going to a play or musical can be riveting, but it can lack a certain element of surprise. Though the words and faces and costumes may change, a...

That Time An Artist (Literally) Looked For A Needle In A Haystack

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

Sometimes performance art can be so abstruse understanding its meaning is like digging for a needle in a haystack. Other times, artists are actually d...

Black and White Photography: Dancers in the Dark

Erica Simone | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Erica Simone

Over the last ten years as a photographer, it's been a beautiful pleasure to work with incredible dancers from around the world. The following images from my ongoing series Dancers in the Dark feature two extraordinarily talented couples: World famous and Redbull-sponsored BBoy, Neguin, with his enrapturing wife, Amy Secada, as well as the uniquely brilliant Leandro Silva and Janete Silva from the Silva Dance Company, both featured in Kiesza's viral Hideaway music video.

12 Street Performances That Are Better Than Anything You'll See On TV

Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Step right up, folks! And welcome to the oldest, grandest, most splendiferous show on Earth. Matriculants of this ancient open-air university include ...

Peregrine Honig's Unicorn Considers Myths and Transitions

Blair Schulman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Long known as an artist with a wide following, Peregrine Honig presents a mutli-fold exhibition of ideas on narcissism, sexuality and identity for her first Kansas City solo exhibition in a decade at Haw Contemporary.

What Is it Like to Perform on Broadway?

Quora | Posted 12.31.2014 | Arts
Quora

My experience working on Broadway was a dream come true. I literally would pinch myself some days as I walked in the Stage Door off of Shubert alley eight times a week.

Lincoln Center: White Light Festival, How Like an Angel

Isa Freeling | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

How Like an Angel is a celebration of the body in its ability to make the physical, spiritual, and musical connection to endless possibilities, no more description than that is necessary.

When It's a Perfect Fit

Mary Anna Dennard | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Mary Anna Dennard

It seems as if 'the perfect fit' is a gut feeling; kind of like being in love. It's hard to describe, but you know it when it happens. It's a feeling of being supported, respected and cared for. As a college audition coach, my business is being an advocate for my students and families.

Steven and William Ladd: Intricate and Intimate

Blair Schulman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Engaging with the artists and their work on multiple levels the audience serves as both observer and participant. This idea becomes a springboard for a wealth of ideas beyond objects and craft.

Gay Artist Will Spend 15 Days In A Glass Box To Explore The Meaning Of Grindr

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts

The gay geosocial app Grindr was introduced in 2009, and has since spread to over 192 countries, making it the most popular gay app in the world. ...

'Human Zoo' Exhibition Featuring Black Actors In Cages Shuts Down After Protests

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

A performance art piece titled "Exhibit B" was slated to run from September 23 until September 27 at London's Barbican Centre. The controversial work,...

Artist Merges Genders With Her Late Lover As Ultimate Artistic Collaboration (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and graphic imagery, and may not be appropriate for work. If you are not familiar with the epic tale of the arti...

Rhythm and Bruise: How Cuts to Music and the Arts Hurt Kids and Communities

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Art and music convey important skills that often are overlooked. Researchers have long touted their positive effects on student brain growth and development, but the exercise of those skills in artistic pursuits like band and chorus adds a whole new dimension of teamwork, perseverance and commitment.

Boners + Belly Laughter: Laughterbating With Aella's Avant-garde, NSFW Performance Art (Part II)

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.02.2014 | Weird News
Jesse Damiani

Weird stuff happens here all the time. Sometimes we have dance parties. I have these lights that flash and stuff, and they play a lot of rap music.