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Author Alice Sebold Apologizes To Man Cleared Of Her 1981 Rape Featured In Her Book

“My goal in 1982 was justice – not to perpetuate injustice,” she said. “And certainly not to forever, and irreparably, alter a young man’s life by the very crime that had altered mine.”- The Guardian
Tags: Art, Words, Alice Sebold


Man Buys Lucien Freud Painting. Freud Gets Mad And Disowns It. That’s A Problem…

Or it was. Now the buyer has had the painting authenticated by three experts who confirm the authorship… – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Visual, Lucien Freud


The Korean Who May Be The Most-Listened-To Living Composer In The World Right Now

Korea accounts for 20 percent of worldwide classical music sales, with a much younger audience base than in the West. The K-pop juggernaut needs no elucidation. Koreans have embraced Western music and elaborated on it. – 3 Quarks Daily
Tags: Art, Music, Korea


What Ails Us: Our Search For Cures

Adam Phillips tells us again and again, the quest for self-improvement is itself the problem. What we suffer from “are our self-cures”, otherwise known as “symptoms”; what we need to be cured of are our cures, and our hankering for them. “There is no cure.” – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Ideas, Adam Phillips


Ten Best Performances Of 2021 (Yeah, We Know, ’21 Isn’t Done, But…)

The list is utterly subjective and non-comprehensive—no matter how much you watch, there’s somehow much more you’ve missed—but it includes ten people (or groups of people) who burst through the excess of amusements, onscreen or onstage, and did something extraordinary. – The New Yorker
Tags: Art, Issues


US Architect Of Hermitage’s Planned Moscow Branch Unceremoniously Dumped

Hani Rashid of Asymptote Architecture says his firm worked for years on a design, got necessary approvals — and stopped getting any communication from Moscow “just when we were ready to pour the concrete.” After a year, he learned he’d been replaced with a local firm. – The Art Newspaper
Tags: Art, US, Moscow, Visual, Hani Rashid, Asymptote Architecture


Can You Really Copyright A Recipe?

U.S. copyright law seeks to protect “original works of authorship” by barring unauthorized copying of all kinds of creative material: sheet music, poetry, architectural works, paintings and even computer software. But recipes are much harder to protect. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Issues


The Saturday Evening Post Is Now 200 Years Old — And It’s Still Here

Most of us assumed the dear old mag had shut down forever. In fact, it was only closed from 1969-71, before being relaunched as a quarterly; it’s now bimonthly and was overhauled in 2013. Here’s an overview of the Post’s two centuries. – Columbia Journalism Review
Tags: Art, Post, Featured, Words


Tony Kushner, Architect Of A New Great Historical Mistake

Among my favorite Kushner quotes: “Dare to participate in the great historical mistake of your time.” The particular mistake he has in mind is “West Side Story,” a new movie, directed by Steven Spielberg. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner, Kushner


Does Putting A Broadway Show On Video Cut Into Sales? Quite The Contrary, Says Lin-Manuel Miranda

The creator of Hamilton says the show’s filmed version o on Disney+ has only increased demand for tickets to the staged production. (If only all shows could be hits like that one …) Lynn Nottage’s new play, Clyde’s, is streaming as well and could offer more data. – Playbill
Tags: Art, Theatre, Disney, Hamilton, Audience, Clyde, Lin Manuel Miranda, Lynn Nottage


The $150 Million Arts Initiative That Connected Arts And Communities

ArtPlace leaders announced their venture would prove the arts was an economic engine. Investing in arts and culture, “can be the economic equivalent of bringing a manufacturing plant to a neighborhood.” By decade’s end, ArtPlace’s success had little to do with economics. – Philanthropy
Tags: Art, Issues


Cyber Monday Extended at Cricut – Get Materials up to 50% off + Free Shipping on ALL Orders!

  Today Only!! If you have a Cricut or are getting one for Christmas, don’t miss this sale! Hurry, items are selling out! Get Cricut Materials up to 50% off, some with even bigger discounts! Direct from Cricut! Find blank tees for $4, onesies for $2.50, material bundles for a steal, and so much more!... Read More
Tags: Deals, Art, Crafts, Kids, Coupons, Online Deals, Cricut


Doing Standup Comedy In India Is Getting Dangerous

You can’t say that the country is humorless, but the Modi government’s laws can have people fined or jailed on mere accusations (even false ones) of insulting the nation or religion, and Hindu nationalists egged on by Modi’s party disrupt performances and threaten comedians. – BBC
Tags: Art, India, Theatre, Modi


San Francisco Opera Is About To Turn 100 Years Old

When it comes to established and continuously active opera companies in North America, there is the Metropolitan, founded in 1883 … and then San Francisco Opera. – San Francisco Classical Voice
Tags: Art, Music, San Francisco, North America, San Francisco Opera San Francisco


What’s The Right Length For A Podcast? That Depends …

Hosting platform Acast says that the average episode length of its 100 most popular podcasts is 38’10” — but it’s not that simple. Comedy shows average 55½ minutes, news/politics programs 28 minutes. Podcasts aimed at commuters run about 40 minutes, those for people doing chores about 20. –
Tags: Art, Media, Audience, Acast


Skeptical Eyebrows Are Being Raised Over Planned Changes At Rebuilt Notre-Dame in Paris

These changes include replacing rarely-used confession booths in the nave with art installations, installing new lights at head height rather than near the high ceiling, benches instead of the old straw chairs, changing the placement of the baptistery and tabernacle, and reworking the side chapels. – Yahoo! (AFP)
Tags: Art, Paris, Visual, Rebuilt Notre Dame


Skeptical Eyebrows Are Being Raised Over Planned Changes At Notre-Dame in Paris

These changes include replacing rarely-used confession booths in the nave with art installations, installing new lights at head height rather than near the high ceiling, benches instead of the old straw chairs, changing the placement of the baptistery and tabernacle, and reworking the side chapels. – Yahoo! (AFP)
Tags: Art, Paris, Notre Dame, Visual


Tenor Juan Diego Flórez Gets His First Artistic Directorship

As of January 1, shortly before his 49th birthday, the Peruvian will take the reins at the event where his international career was launched: the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Italy. He succeeds his longtime mentor and manager, former tenor Ernesto Palacio, now the festival’s superintendent. – OperaWire
Tags: Art, Music, Pesaro Italy, Ernesto Palacio


Apply by Jan 15 for IU’s M.A. in Arts Administration

Built to deliver practical, in-demand skills and real-world experience working with arts organizations, the O’Neill School’s M.A. in Arts Administration at Indiana University creates opportunities to learn from practitioners in the field and master innovative ways to support artists. The MAAA program is designed to develop critical skills in leadership, policy, and management so that you can help organizations evolve and move into the future. What sets the O’Neill MAAA apart? ...
Tags: Art, Education, Indiana University, O'Neill, MAAA, O'Neill School 's M A in Arts Administration, Jacobs School of MusicDual, National University 's Master of Museum, Heritage StudiesUniversity College Dublin


Israel Says It Has Found Archaeological Evidence Of Hanukkah Story

Excavations in the Lachish Forest, about 40 miles southwest of Jerusalem, have uncovered the remains of a Hellenistic fortress — a structure which the Israel Antiquities Authority says was destroyed by the Maccabees’ army during the rebellion commemorated by Hanukkah. (Other scholars aren’t so sure.) – Yahoo! (The Daily Beast)
Tags: Art, Featured, Israel, Jerusalem, Issues, Israel Antiquities Authority, Lachish Forest


Alice Sebold’s “Lucky” Pulled By Publisher And Film Version Canceled Following Anthony Broadwater’s Exoneration

The 1999 memoir, which launched Sebold’s career, recounts the rape and beating she suffered at age 18 and Broadwater’s subsequent trial and conviction for the crime. Scribner and Sebold will consider how to revise the book before re-releasing it. – Forbes
Tags: Art, Words, Broadwater, Alice Sebold, Sebold, Anthony Broadwater


Media Consumers More Engaged By Audio Than Other Formats, Says Research

A study that used biometric feedback to measure immersion found that participants were more deeply engaged by content delivered via radio or podcasts than via TV or social media. (The research was commissioned, unsurprisingly, by a radio and podcast company, Audacy.) – Inside Radio
Tags: Art, Media, Audience


Media Consumers More Engaged By Audio Than Other Media Formats, Says Research

A study that used biometric feedback to measure immersion found that participants were more deeply engaged by content delivered via radio or podcasts than via TV or social media. (The research was commissioned, unsurprisingly, by a radio and podcast company, Audacy.) – Inside Radio
Tags: Art, Media, Audience


Snapshot: Edward R. Murrow interviews Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly is interviewed by Edward R. Murrow on Person to Person. This episode was telecast live by CBS on December 19, 1958: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this space each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)
Tags: Art, Cbs, Ajblogs, Gene Kelly, Edward R Murrow


God Can Do Extraordinary Things with Our Ordinary Yeses

Christmas is a really important season for many businesses both large and small. Sales from this time of the year can make or break the entire year. Then, on top of that, good ol’ social media adds to the pressure because it’s the way many businesses advertise, promote, and sell their products. Our inboxes and feeds are filled with it — especially in this season. So I’m not surprised it all sets my comparison into overdrive when it comes to my work as an artist. I know I shouldn’t be comparing m...
Tags: Art, Inspiration, John, Comparison, Artist, Don, Mary, Encouragement, Ordinary


Dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) is seeking a dean for its Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA). The new dean will bring a strategic vision for the future of the School. The dean should also possess a knowledge of and an affinity for collaborative approaches to learning and research excellence. The dean will lead the School into its next chapter of growth by re-imagining creativity and responding to shifting trajectories in emergent disciplines in the arts. CTSA is a nationally-r...
Tags: Art, School, Jobs, University Of California, UCI, University of California Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California Irvine UCI, Orange County and Southern California, CTSA, Claire Trevor School of the Arts CTSA, Orange County K, Zachary A Smith, Bree Liddell


Music Director, Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Position summary The Music Director reports directly to the Board and is responsible for the fulfillment of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra’s (GSO) artistic potential and its image in the community. The Music Director is responsible for the repertoire, programming, and artistic production. The Music Director participates in auditions and has a significant influence (higher percentage of the vote) when selecting new musicians. As the GSO’s artistic leader, she/he must build and sustain the ...
Tags: Art, Usa, Jobs, Board, Blue Ridge Mountains, GSO, Greenville South Carolina, Upstate South Carolina, Greenville Symphony, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Greenville SC Greenville


Inside The NFT Hype Bubble

After “community,” the second-most used word at NFT.NYC is probably “rich.” As in, “Do you want to be rich?” The speakers ask the audience variations on that question a lot. –Artnet
Tags: Art, Ideas, NFT NYC


Non-fungible tokens take No 1 spot in influential art world power list

ERC-721’s topping of ArtReview’s Power 100 is first time a non-human entity has led listThe non-fungible token or NFT has taken the No 1 spot in the annual ranking of the contemporary art world’s most influential movers and shakers – marking the first time a non-human entity has topped the list.ERC-721, the specification for the “non-fungible token” on the Ethereum block-chain, tops the 20th Power 100 list published by ArtReview, after a year in which it upended the art market by bringing togeth...
Tags: Art, Technology, Culture, Art and design, NFT, Non-fungible tokens (NFTs


How The Salt Lake City Tribune Escaped A Hedgefund, Went Non-Profit, And Stabilized

It’s been quite the turnaround. Utah’s largest newspaper escaped the clutches of the hedge fund Alden Global Capital in 2016 only to see its local owner, Paul Huntsman, lay off a third of staff two years later in the face of plunging ad revenue. – NiemanLab
Tags: Art, Utah, Salt Lake City, Issues, Alden Global Capital, Paul Huntsman