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Part 3 – The round table

“Here’s the deal: No matter how you look at the map, the only way Democrats will hold power is to lean on their coalition, and that will have to include more rural white voters across the country. Democrats will never win the majority of those voters. That’s the reality. But the difference between beating 80 […]

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Ex-Chanel manager launches clothing line

A WOMAN by Wargrave has launched its own range of women’s clothing. Justine Kennedy, who was an account manager at Chanel, has always loved tailoring and decided to start her own tailoring and alterations business last year. Now she’s busy designing dresses, tops, blouses and shorts for her By Just Designs collection, which launched online […]

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Celebrating 10 years of Born to Die, Lana Del Rey’s acerbic critique of modern America

10 years after they were first uttered by Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, the words “My pussy tastes like Pepsi cola” remain immortal in the cultural imagination. The line – from the luxury version of Lana Del Rey Born to die, his unforgettable major-label debut – is a quintessential example of the fantastical, humorous portrayals of Americana […]

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Fable art director Paul McLaughlin dies aged 57

The UK video games industry has come together to pay tribute to artist and developer Paul McLaughlin after it emerged he died in December following a long battle with cancer. He was 57 years old. McLaughlin has been a big part of the industry for over 30 years, working at studios like 22cans, Lionhead and […]

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Carlos Mangubat, Stylist and Creative Director based in Melbourne

“Being creative is one thing, but being commercially viable in a saturated market is another.” Have you ever stalked someone on LinkedIn and wondered how they managed to land that insanely awesome job? While the internet and social media might trick us into believing that our ideal job is just a pipe dream, the people […]

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Mahabharata and the art of self-criticism

A new stream of fascinating Mahabharata books has arrived! I was reading Keerthik Sasidharan The Dharma Forest and Ira Mukhoty Song of Draupadi, and wondering what keeps the Mahabharata stories alive. One of the reasons the Mahabharata is so powerful is that it offers itself up to criticism and continually reflects, re-evaluates and negates its […]

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January 7, 2022 – The Suburban Times

On January 3, 2022, Jason Whalen was appointed by Lakewood City Council as mayor. Mary Moss has been appointed deputy mayor. Whalen is the fifth mayor of Lakewood since the town was incorporated in 1996. When we took our oath 12 years ago, it was one of the darkest hours this city has known. In […]

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Seacoast Art Association in Exeter NH recharges during January break

EXETER – The Seacoast Artist Association means “Community” to its members. Nothing illustrated this better than the surprise party that its board of directors and members of the suspended gallery organized on Christmas Day to celebrate the retirement of long-time manager Annick Bouvron-Gromek. What started as donations for gardening gift certificates turned into a surprise […]

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Tarpon Art Association names the winners of the 2021 competition | News

TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Art Association hosted the awards ceremony for its 2021 Painting and Photo Contest winners at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center on Friday, October 15. The outdoor, or outdoor, event took place from October 11 to 15. , with artists and photographers from across the state and nation working onsite […]

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AROUND CAP ANN: the artistic association launches national and experimental shows | News

The Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main St. in Rockport, has launched its national jury exhibit, featuring artists from across the country as well as local artists. The exhibition features drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture. The exhibit can be viewed online at https://www.rockportartassn.org/raam-national. The show runs until December 31. […]

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artistic association launches national and experimental shows | New

The Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main St. in Rockport, has launched its national jury exhibit, featuring artists from across the country as well as local artists. The exhibition features drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture. The exhibit can be viewed online at https://www.rockportartassn.org/raam-national. The show runs until December 31. […]

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The latest recipient of Instagram’s #BlackDesignVisionaries grant is the artistic director of Solange

Credit: Elias Williams Sablā Stays is a true creator of rebirth. From her time in the fashion industry to graphic design and now artistic direction, she has never allowed anyone, even herself, to put her talents in a box. Hailing from Far Rockaway, Queens, her design journey began at High School of Fashion Industries as […]

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Dover NH Rotary, Sharon Jones, Kittery Art Association

The deadline for the Rotary Dover Holiday Decorations Contest is December 6 Dover – The Rotarian Elves of Dover will visit the decorated houses of Dover on December 13-14, looking for winners in their second annual Dover Rotary Club Holiday Decorations competition. Registration deadline: December 6. To participate, visit facebook.com/Rotary-Club-of-Dover-Holiday-Decorations-Contest or email [email protected] The winners […]

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Jess Nicholls, Artistic Director of “Flee” Talks Animation Vs Live Action

While working on the animated documentary “Flee”, at the forefront of the mind of artistic director Jess Nicholls was the questions of the camera. She had no use for a real one, of course, but that didn’t stop her from thinking very specifically about where she might have placed one or the types of lenses […]

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Crystals that convert light into more useful wavelengths

Organic crystals in solid solution have been led to search for higher photon upconversion materials, which convert long wavelength light currently lost into shorter wavelength light that is more useful. Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have revisited a previously deemed dull approach to materials – using a molecule originally developed for organic LEDs […]

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South County Art Association Has Something For Everyone With Its Latest Exhibition | Arts and life

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI – While a typical South County Art Association exhibit features around 80 works, its current exhibit has over 100 – and that’s thanks to a juror who got more involved in the process of organization than usual. Jason Fong, SCAA’s director of exhibits, typically limits exhibits to “around 60 pieces for the […]

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Quincy Art Association opens its first gallery in downtown Quincy

QUINCY – After years of waiting, the Quincy Art Association has opened its first public gallery. “We’ve always wanted a gallery,” said artist Tony Andrade. Andrade said members suggested the gallery to Mayor Thomas Koch about five years ago. Its new space, in the Munroe building near the town hall, belongs to the city. Artists […]

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Earthworks returns to the South County Art Association | Arts and life

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI – As the South County Art Association celebrates, exhibits and educates in a wide variety of artistic styles and media, ceramics hold a special place in the hearts of many of its members. Hosting pottery classes in their workshop since the 1970s, a plethora of pieces have been produced over the years, […]

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South County Art Association Unveils Renovation and Annual Photo Exhibition | Arts and life

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI – The South County Art Association reopened last Friday and things are already looking brighter for the gallery – literally and figuratively. “It’s fantastic,” said Kathleen Carland, Executive Director of SCAA. “It’s like a whole new world, you wouldn’t believe it if you saw it before and after.” The renovations, which saw […]

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MY PHNOM PENH: Moeng Meta, artistic director

Moeng Meta, 31, is a freelance art director and assistant to internationally renowned Cambodian visual artist Sopheap Pich. Moeng Meta, 31, is a freelance art director and assistant to internationally renowned Cambodian visual artist Sopheap Pich, while also working as a director of community projects at HIS HIS BASSAC. Despite her university training in business […]

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Director of Palmer Museum of Art retires after 20 years of service

Over the past 20 years, the Palmer Museum of Art has added 4,000 objects to its collection, undergone a renovation that resulted in a new 3,100 square foot gallery, and expanded its outreach programming to include musical performances and poetry readings. These are just a few of the accomplishments that Jan Muhlert can proudly boast […]