Arts & Entertainment

Alumni reunite to perform

July 09--Every two years, a group of Eastern New Mexico University alumni reunite to form a band and perform in front of the local community. The ENMU Alumni Band has been in existence since 1988 and not only do they perform, but they have a banquet to reunite. The last concert was performed this year on June 20 at ENMU's Buchanan Hall and 56 band members made up the band. The band consists of ...


BRIEF: A hit with listeners

July 08--POMEROY -- Community Fourth of July celebrations had nothing on the Rhythm on the River concert Friday night featuring the Todd Wolfe Band in Pomeroy's Riverside Amphitheater. There were crowds of people everywhere. Blues and jazz enthusiasts seated on the stage, perched on the parking lot wall, and relaxing in the amphitheater or thereabouts on lawn chairs, enjoyed the concert in the ...


Memphis Repertory Orchestra to premiere 'Voyagers' piano concerto by young composer Stephen Mitton

July 09--The classical music scene hasn't been immune to the changes that have swept the music industry over the past 15 or 20 years, and as with popular music, these changes present both problems and opportunities. Even as professional orchestras including the Memphis Symphony Orchestra face uncertain futures amid financial difficulties, composers and performers can find more outlets for ...


EDITORIAL: Momentum might be building toward makeover for downtown Janesville

July 09--If you haven't strolled the Rock River in downtown Janesville recently, you might want to do so now. In two years, the scene could look different--much different. The city has scheduled removal in 2016 of that ugly, crumbling parking plaza covering much of the river between Court and Milwaukee streets. If fundraising goes well, a new outdoor amphitheater could grace the east riverbank ...


Introducing the Steinberg SF Studio

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Principals June Grant, AIA and Asheshh Saheba, RA today revealed the vision and philosophy behind the launch of Steinberg SF Studio. By uniting art, science, data and design, along with an entrepreneurial spirit, Steinberg SF Studio will help clients, architects, and design technology firms explore and collaborate to push boundaries. The ...


Halifax art school receives $3M gift, renames campus after Fountain family

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University is renaming its downtown campus after receiving a $3-million donation. Longtime university board member Margaret Fountain says she and her husband donated the money because of their passion for the school and its students. University president Daniel O'Brien says Granville Campus will be renamed Fountain Campus in honour of the ...


Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to present Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. Following presentations of the work of Renzo Piano and Foster + Partners, ...


Wave Hill Offers Dancing Through the Bronx

On Wednesday, August 13th, Wave Hill welcomes choreographers Larry Keigwin, Ni'Ja Whitson Adebanjo, and James “Cricket” Colter for Dancing Through the Bronx, a festival that seeks to engage the diverse neighborhoods of the Bronx through site-specific, community-conscious experiments in choreography. The hour-long program of fresh, innovative dance, produced by Dancing in the Streets, is the ...


Despite mill shutdown, East Millinocket volunteers make SummerFest work

July 09--EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine -- Kelly Willigar and Kim Marston were about to call it quits. The co-organizers of the East Millinocket SummerFest 2014 went before the Board of Selectmen in mid-March to report that they just didn't have the time, energy or especially the money to put on the four-day, volunteer-driven event, Marston said. "It takes approximately $10,000 to put on this event, ...


Digital Development Management Selects Ninja Metrics' Katana(R) Engine to Bring Predictive Analytics to Digital Entertainment Solutions

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Ninja Metrics (www.ninjametrics.com), the advanced predictive analytics company, today announced Digital Development Management, the world's leading business and talent agency for video games and digital entertainment, is now working with Ninja Metrics and its Katana® Social Analytics Engine as a resource for its clients. "Ninja Metrics is ...


Western Beaver, Lincoln Park explain joining forces in several sports next year

July 09--In a move that both sides say is in the best interest of their students, the Western Beaver County School District and the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Charter School have entered into a cooperative athletic agreement. The agreement was approved by the boards governing both school districts in June and is awaiting approval by the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic ...


Girl's wish to be keeper fulfilled at N.C. Zoo

July 09--ASHEBORO -- An 11-year-old from New York is having her wish to be a zookeeper come true at the N.C. Zoo. Joelle Loomis is spending two days at the Asheboro park, with her family, learning about the animals and roles which keepers fill -- thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which arranges experiences for children with life-threatening medical conditions, and its supporters. "It's ...


BRIEF: Mantorville sets new melodrama, auditions

July 09--MANTORVILLE -- The Mantorville Theatre Company opens a new melodrama Friday and will hold auditions the next two Sundays for an October production of "Murder at the Cafe Noir." -- The new melodrama, "Zartan, the White Jungle Cat, or Beware Hairless Monkeys Bearing Wits," is written and directed by Denise Ruemping. In the show, Dr. Goodwick and his family are searching the jungle for ...


Isfahan's Apadana Gallery hosts photo exhibition 'Dissolution'

ISFAHAN, July 9 (MNA) –Isfahan's Apadana gallery hosts a photo exhibition featuring decomposing animals and buildings. Ahmad Qasemi's photographs are exhibited in 'Dissolution.' It features the crumbling remains of animals and the destructed buildings. "After distinction, campaigns are launched to protect the animals; similarly, a building is built on the remains of an older one," Qasemi told ...


Deluxe Selected by Cineplex Entertainment to Enhance Online Movie Store

BURBANK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /CNW/ -- Deluxe Digital Distribution (D3) today announced that Toronto-based Cineplex Entertainment is using Deluxe OnDemand™ as a key technology partner for the company's video-on-demand service, the Cineplex Store. D3, a unit of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., will provide access to a catalogue of more than 7,000 titles, with new content being added ...


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