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Pulse Music’s Josh Abraham on LACMA Art Exhibit – The Hollywood Reporter

The new exhibition Artists Inspired by Music: Interscope Reimagined – which has its final weekend at LACMA February 11-13 – is a colorful and boisterous collection of original works by artists such as Lauren Halsey, Damien Hirst and Cecily Brown performing the music and image of Interscope artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and Billie […]

PacSun launches collections from gender-neutral design contest

Clothing retailer PacSun released two new gender-neutral collections on Thursday, building on the company’s recent push towards androgyny. The collections are the result of PacSun’s gender-neutral design competition, announced last year in partnership with the Fashion Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit education and workforce development organization. Contest winners Oli Carrillo and Allegra Abrams worked with PacSun’s […]

Converse teams up with young creatives to design NBA All-Star Celebrity Game uniforms

NBA All-Star Weekend jerseys were released and for the Celebrity Game, Converse bolstered the creative endeavors of young artists. The East and West team jerseys were designed by local Converse partners for social and community impact in Boston and Los Angeles and will be worn at the Celebrity Game on Friday, February 18. East outfits […]

SUNDANCE ASCAP MUSIC CAFÉ RETURNS VIRTUALLY TO THE 2022 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WITH AN ECLECTIC LINEUP INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY BRANDY CLARK, JOHN DOE (OF X), EVAN + ZANE, HAYLEY SALES, JORDAN HAWKINS, SHUNGUDZO AND MORE THE BEST COMPOSERS |

NEW YORK, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Longtime partner of the Sundance Film Festival, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) returns with the 24th edition Sundance ASCAP Music Coffee in virtual form for a second year. The Café will feature exclusive performances and interviews with ASCAP member songwriters and composers on the […]

THE SUNDANCE ASCAP MUSIC CAFÉ RETURNS VIRTUALLY TO THE 2022 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WITH AN ECLECTIC LINEUP INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY BRANDY CLARK, JOHN DOE (OF X), EVAN + ZANE, HAYLEY SALES, JORDAN HAWKINS, SHUNGUDZO AND MORE INTERVIEWS FROM THE BEST COMPOSERS

The Sundance ASCAP Music Café continues its unwavering commitment to highlighting the marriage of music and film on January the 21st and 22 featuring exclusive musical performances from a curated selection of notable and emerging talent. At January 23 and 24 viewers can tune in for specials ASCAP screen time conversations with top ASCAP composers […]

Mixed Media Art by Hera combines graffiti and poetry

“You Live and Learn”, acrylic paint, spray paint, charcoal on canvas, 35.4 x 23.6 inches German-Pakistani artist Jasmin Siddiqui, aka Hera, is a multidisciplinary designer who uses her varied expertise and translates it into expressive works of art. As a graffiti artist, illustrator, poet and storyteller, Hera combines them all in portraits of human figures […]

Cal State Students Stand Up To Hate With Art And Design | News

SStudents in Professor Zachary Vernon’s graphic design class at California State University in Los Angeles are used to creating visual campaigns for fictitious clients. But earlier this month, those clients were in the room, listening intently as the undergraduates presented their latest projects of the semester: PSA anti-hate campaigns that promote the inclusion and reporting […]

Music and culture critic Greg Tate has died aged 64

Greg Tate, a music and cultural critic who elevated hip-hop as a cultural phenomenon worthy of the kind of respect and admiration jazz received, has passed away. He was 64 years old. Laura Sell, spokesperson for Duke University Press, which published Tate’s “Flyboy 2: Reader Greg Tate” in 2016, confirmed his death on Tuesday. The […]

Concert hall at former Detroit hip-hop-linked Chinese restaurant clears Historic District commission

Click to enlarge Courtesy of MeanRed Productions An architectural rendering proposes to transform Stanley’s Mannia Café in Detroit, long abandoned, into a concert hall. Stanley’s abandoned, graffiti-covered Chinese restaurant Mannia Café in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood has seen better days, but even in its dilapidated state, it remains one of the city’s architectural gems. The […]

Fashion look back at the 2001 American Music Awards: Britney and Justin’s denim match, and more | Gallery

From the editors of Wonderwall.com 5:25 am PST, November 16, 2021 Can you believe it’s been 20 years since this iconic Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears photo was taken ?! The then-era prince and princess of pop made fashion history at the 2001 American Music Awards. In honor of this year’s AMAs on November 21, […]

Studio Proba Interactive Playground in Miami Design District and other news – SURFACE

DESIGN SHIPPING Our daily view of the world through the prism of design. BY EDITORS November 15, 2021 “Tomorrow Land” by Studio Proba and enjoy the weather in the Miami Design District … The Design Dispatch offers essential news written by experts in the world of design designed by our dedicated team. Think of it […]

Opening of a new exhibition at the Center d’art – Sentier du Parc des Estes-Gazette

Opening of a new exhibition “Bill Fritz and his Daughter Sandy” featuring member artist Bill Fritz and his oil paintings sharing the exhibit with the acrylic works of his daughter Sandy. Bill Fritz, originally from Mitchell, South Dakota, and his wife, Dana, moved to Estes Park 24 years ago when he retired from a career […]

The Attic Gallery has packed in Technicolor of Art for 50 years in Vicksburg

“Come for the unusual,” a pointing hand sign says, just inside the door of the Attic Gallery on the corner of Washington and Grove. A well-worn and historic wooden staircase leads to the second floor of this more than a century old building, offering a trickle of artwork on the walls and upstairs window. Signs […]

Emanuel Martínez brought muralism to Denver. Now gentrification threatens its art

Fresco in the recreation center painted by Emanuel Martínez in 1970. Photo courtesy of the Chicano Murals of Colorado project Culture The artist’s iconic murals celebrating Chicano history and culture have made Mile High City a mecca for public art. By Philippe Clapham September 27, 2021 Public art has become a contested space visual battlefield […]

Fall travel ideas in California: trips to Catalina and Las Vegas

Design and illustrations by Jade Cuevas and Nicole Vas Hello, dear escapees. It’s surprising how much changing modes of transportation can enhance your appreciation of a familiar destination, whether it’s touring Las Vegas by railroad bike rather than a car or exploring the Santa Catalina Island on foot rather than by quad. In this edition […]

The recall at least spurred new creative ideas – Redlands Daily Facts

Until the campaign got serious in the unsuccessful recall election that targeted California Governor Gavin Newsom, that state hadn’t heard in years many new and creative ideas to solve its many problems. But suddenly during the encore, the air was full of it. Of course, the campaign season saw a lot of old ideas rehash, […]

All At Once by Tristan Eaton: 25 years of art and design extended!

Image courtesy of the Long Beach Museum of Art, Artist: Tristan EatonImage courtesy of the Long Beach Museum of Art Tristan eaton All at once: 25 years of art and design extended! The first solo exhibition by a multidisciplinary artist in a museum on view until October at the Long Beach Art Museum JULY 16, […]

Hazleton’s First Friday and Arts in the Park Showcase Culture, Art, Music and More |

A popular musician from the Dominican Republic will perform in Hazleton on Friday as part of “Arts in the Park”. Yasser Tejeda and Palotré will take the stage at CAN DO Community Park, 35 W. Broad St., from 7 to 9 p.m. The first Friday in downtown Hazleton will run concurrently and feature artwork, a […]

Summer Music: Artistic DJ is a mainstay of the San Diego hip-hop scene

Listen to the podcast episode The KPBS Summer Music Series continues with Artistic DJ, considered an architect of the local hip-hop scene. DJ Artistique organizes and produces events, makes room for emerging artists and is … Continue reading → Issued: August 26, 2021 | + Subscribe to this podcast In a new episode of our […]

Hip-hop vacation marks a turning point in the education of a musical form that began at a back-to-school party in the Bronx

Whenever I teach hip-hop classes at the University of Virginia, I give a brief overview of the origins of hip-hop music. One of the important dates I use is August 11, 1973. That’s when DJ Kool Herc, who was 18 at the time, started a “Back To School Jam” for his sister. Cindy in the […]

Recycled products turned into capes for design competition – Orange County Register

Remember how wearing your pajamas all day, everyday became a thing during the coronavirus pandemic for many people stuck at home whether they are working or not? This sartorial state inspired the theme of a design competition called “The Cocoon Cloak” sponsored by artist and fashion jewelry designer Judith Hendler in partnership with the Huntington […]

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