Arts & Entertainment

New John Luther Adams work premiers at Lincoln Center

ISTANBUL (CIHAN)- John Luther Adams, the American composer who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his extraordinary orchestral opus "Become Ocean," enjoyed another triumph late last week at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with another new work: "Sila: The Breath of the World." The setting for the two early evening performances of "Sila" on July 25 and 26 was not a ...


BRIEF: 'Time and the Painting: 24 Episodes'

Aug. 01--The Bridgestone Museum of Art has in its collection close to 160 paintings related to the concept of "time." Like chapters of a book, there are 24 different themes in this exhibition, with works representing the eras during which the featured artists lived. It covers both conceptual notions of time and its more literal interpretation as temporal progress. Though the majority of ...


BRIEF: 'Bohemian Glass from the Collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague'

Aug. 01--Though stained glass was being made for church windows in Europe during the 12th century, it was not until the rise of Venetian glass makers in the 13th century that other items, such as vases and jugs, were made for the public. It was also during the 13th century that artisans in Bohemia and Silesia (now parts of the Czech Republic) began creating equally decorative glass products ...


Arkansas Bandmasters Bring Free Concert To Fort Smith

Aug. 01--Members of Metropolitan Winds are set to demonstrate diversity, A-level skills and the importance of music in Fort Smith. The volunteer, Dallas/Fort Worth-based symphony will perform a free, all-ages concert today at 8 p.m. at the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. The event is part of the 40th annual Arkansas Bandmasters Association Convention, which includes ...


The Idaho Statesman Michael Deeds column

Aug. 01--Any card-carrying headbanger knows that it's entirely appropriate to throw the horns at a heavy-metal concert.-- Brown Sabbath takes it a step further. The Black Sabbath cover band, which will cram nine members on the stage at Neurolux (8 p.m. Aug. 6, $12, TicketWeb), includes a three-piece horn section blasting out classics such as "The Wizard" and "Iron Man." Melding the elephantine ...


THE LIST: 'Spring Awakening' ... Piano Talk Concerts ... Mini Art Exhibit

Aug. 01--Exhibition Openings Sunday at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art has three exhibitions opening Sunday. One is "Fractured: North Dakota's Oil Boom Exhibition," in which photographer Terry Evans and journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth explore the impact of the current oil boom on the Williston Basin region. "Bead" by Glen Hanson is also opening, displaying a Lakota ...


2014 Summer Games of Texas kicks off in Brazos Valley

Aug. 01--The 2014 Summer Games of Texas got underway Thursday and are expected to bring about 25,000 visitors to town by the time the sporting event is over Monday. The Games, an Olympics-style competition for amateur athletes across the state, are being hosted locally for the fourth time since 1988, and will again in 2015. More than 8,000 athletes between the ages of 5 and 50 are expected to ...


The Picerne Group Breaks Ground on New Multifamily Residential Project at Prime Location in Ontario, Calif.

ONTARIO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/14 -- The Picerne Group, a privately held real estate investment firm based in Southern California, recently broke ground on Vistara, a Class A, 298-unit apartment community at Haven Avenue and 4th Street. This project is expected to be completed and ready to lease by the 2nd quarter of 2015. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Monday, July 14 and ...


Network Entertainment’s Steve McQueen Documentary Acquired for Broadcast by The Movie Network and Movie Central

Category: Baystreet Newswire Company: Accesswire-TNW ID: 418602 Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 Ticker: TSX.V:NTE Vancouver, British Columbia / ACCESSWIRE / August 1, 2014 / Network Media Group Inc. (TSX-V: NTE) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its documentary film I Am Steve McQueen, has been acquired for broadcast by Bell Media's The Movie Network and Corus Entertainment's Movie ...


Your Tax Dollars...Down the Drain: New Home for the Department of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The office of Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today released the latest example in a monthly series highlighting Washington's wasteful spending during a time of record debt: It seems Washington can't deliver a large scale building project on time and on budget. The latest example is a planned new headquarters ...


Five summer day trips no family should miss

Aug. 01--As the end of summer inches closer, there may not be time left to plan a long, faraway adventure with family or friends. Luckily, Aberdeen-area residents can visit a variety of attractions within a day's drive. Fort Sisseton Historic State Park Just 60 miles away from Aberdeen, Fort Sisseton is a great camping spot where visitors can stroll through the restored fort. There is plenty ...


Paul McCartney to Play Historic Fundraiser for Tobin Center

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Paul McCartney will perform a benefit concert October 1 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, topping off a month-long grand opening celebration for the new $203 million performing arts center located in the heart of downtown San Antonio. In his first San Antonio appearance since 1993, McCartney and his band will perform in The Tobin Centerís 1,750-seat ...


BRIEF: Yakama Nation museum to open exhibit featuring Nipo Strongheart collection

Aug. 01--TOPPENISH, Wash. -- In the 1920s, Nipo Strongheart was one of the nation's prominent American Indians, acting in and advising on Hollywood movies and giving lectures about tribal culture to audiences around the country. Strongheart, who was part Yakama, grew up in White Swan before joining Buffalo Bill's Wild West show with his father. He spent much of his adult life in Hollywood, but ...


Musicians donate time, talent for fire victims

July 31--You like listening to live music. You want to help the victims of the recent wildfires rebuild their lives. You can do both this weekend. The Riverside Pub at Columbia Valley Brewery in Wenatchee and its neighbor Sticks House of Cigars will play host to nearly 20 local bands Friday for a concert benefitting victims of the Carlton Complex Fire. Donations will go to your choice of two ...


Check it out: Our picks June 31-Aug. 6

July 31--Wenatchee OK*2*Botay Steel Drum Band 6:30 p.m. Friday, Summer Concerts in the Gardens, Ohme Gardens, 3327 Ohme Road, $22, rlstickets.com 669-6872 If you're wondering, "Botay" means dance. And that's really what Friday night is all about. The group performing is a junior steel drum band with talented musicians from ages 6-12. No matter your musical taste, chances are you'll hear ...


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