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Arts Festivals

Popular Vacation Destination Fights 'Festival Fatigue'

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 10.24.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lou Colombo insists he's no Grinch and enjoys festivals. But so many were held along this Lake M...

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 Arts Festival Will Take You Across Time

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA — The city's newest arts festival has returned with a month of music, dance, theater, visual arts and family activities, all loosel...

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?

Upcoming Arts Extravaganza For The 2012 Olympics

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.28.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- There will be amazing performances and memorable scenes all over Britain this summer. And only some of them will involve medals. Many of th...

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...