Arts & Entertainment

Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests

Aug. 30--Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests from Connecticut The Fenimore Art Museum boasts a vaunted collection of American folk art -- and the Cooperstown, New York, site has loaned 44 of those pieces to the Florence Griswold Museum. The Fenimore allowed Flo Gris curator Amy Kurtz Lansing and assistant curator Ben Colman to peruse its collection and select works ...


BRIEF: Rosie Flores plays the Knick

Aug. 30--If it's Tuesday night in iconic Austin, Texas, iconic singer/guitarist Rosie Flores holds down a residency in the town's iconic Continental Club. (You probably figured, correctly, that the three-pack of "iconic" is meant to convey how cool it all is.) Flores, whose tunes and sound are fleshed out from DNA strands of rockabilly, country and surf music, is a giant in that most musical ...


Memorial Bench Dedicated to Brave 'Combat Cameras'

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base issued the following story: Often the work of photographers and videographers flashes before our eyes for just a moment -- leaving just a fleeting image, a sound, an impression. But at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the work of military and combat ...


For passenger pigeons, flight from abundance to extinction was short

Aug. 30--Friday evening, people gathered to remember Martha. She was a star in her day. Scarlet eyes and peach-colored breast. Head held high. Toward the end of her life, people lined up to see her -- a glimpse for the ages. But a hundred years ago Monday, Martha died alone, like she'd been waiting for the room to finally clear. A stroke, they say. She was 29, or somewhere around there. Those ...


Enjoy long holiday weekend filled with art on Fourth Street

Aug. 30--Kyle Spears is very comfortable participating in art fairs. The Bloomington photographer studied studio arts and art history as an Indiana University student, but it wasn't until his junior year in college that he developed his passion for photography. "I started doing art shows full-time the year after I graduated IU. So I went from serving tables to full time juried art fairs," ...


Bob Adelman to Lecture and Consult in Photography at the Library of Congress

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The Library of Congress issued the following news release: The noted civil-rights and arts photographer Bob Adelman will present a series of four lectures at the Library of Congress and serve as a consulting photographer to expand awareness of the Library's visual collections and advise on potential new acquisitions. Adelman will kick off his consultancy on Aug. 30 at ...


Arts news

Musical treats in extended programme Lyth Arts Centre in Caithness has added two extra events to its weekend programme today. Adventurous chamber group Kosmos Ensemble, who are currently in residence at the venue, lead an afternoon presentation of Giraffes Can't Dance, a musical narration of Giles Andreae's popular children's story, at 2.30pm, and folk duo Rona Wilkie and Marit Falt give a ...


Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, 9pm tomorrow.... [Derived headline]

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, 9pm tomorrow. After an Edinburgh International Festival programme filled with shattering images of the effects of war and conflict, marking the centenary of the start of the First World War, how else could Sir Jonathan Mills bring down the curtain on his tenure than by asking the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and conductor Garry ...


New version of 1984 aims to be life-changing experience

There was a time when the phrase Big Brother meant a whole lot more than an increasingly freakish reality TV show. It is such grotesque legitimisation of surveillance culture as public spectacle, however, which in part fuels Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan's new stage version of George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984. Their co-production between the Headlong theatre company, Nottingham ...


Festival music review

Frank Peter Zimmermann/Christian Zacharias Queen's Hall Michael Tumelty THE words "Beethoven" and "neglected" are not exactly what you'd call synonymous. Yet for all the universal fame of so much of Beethoven's music, there are still pockets of his repertoire that need more frequent exposure for their true value and originality to be more widely appreciated. His 10 Violin Sonatas come into ...


Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Nezet Seguin Usher Hall KATE MOLLESON Three days,... [Derived headline]

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Nezet Seguin Usher Hall KATE MOLLESON Three days, two great Dutch orchestras in Edinburgh. And - whisper it - this performance from Yannick Nezet-Seguin and his Rotterdam band was lither, more impassioned and frankly more exciting than the two concerts given earlier this week by their august Amsterdam counterparts. The sound might not be as polished, but the ...


At UW, computer games studied as a serious cultural form

Aug. 30--For University of Washington graduate student Terry Schenold, a game is not just a game -- and we should stop dismissing video gaming as nothing more than teenage boys playing soldier. "In popular culture, we've framed games as an entertainment medium only," said Schenold, who has taught classes on video games for seven years. "What I teach has to do with games as forms of expression, ...


Master Filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi to Speak at IU Cinema as Part of Film Series

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug. 29 -- Indiana University-Bloomington issued the following news release: Krzysztof Zanussi might not be a familiar name to most Americans, but director Martin Scorsese is out to change that. His program "Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema" is bringing 21 of the country's classic films to U.S. audiences. In conjunction with the tour, world-renowned ...


Midge Ure set to unveil orchestral version of Vienna at glittering Ryder Cup Gala Concert

MIDGE Ure will perform his signature hit Vienna with a live orchestral backing for the first time at a major concert to mark Scotland's staging of the Ryder Cup. The singer-songwriter will perform the 80s classic with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) at next month's Ryder Cup Gala Concert. He is one of several big names, including Texas, Amy Macdonald and Nile Rodgers of Chic, who ...


National Register status sought for Margaret Martin

Aug. 30--NATCHEZ -- Students once studied history there, and now the City of Natchez is moving to ensure Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center is enshrined in the annals of history. Community Development Director James Johnston got permission from the Natchez Board of Aldermen this week for the Historic Natchez Foundation to nominate the Margaret Martin facility for National Register of ...


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