May 12, 2022
  • May 12, 2022


The African artist-writer who mapped new worlds

by on March 31, 2022 0

African art has had its place at the Museum of Modern Art since its inception – but not the African art you might think. In 1935, when the museum was nestled in a townhouse on West 53rd Street, curator James Johnson Sweeney organized “African Negro Art”, of which 600 specimens included painted Dogon masks,...

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Companion Piece by Ali Smith – a writer for all seasons

by on March 25, 2022 0

Since 2016, Ali Smith’s fiction has documented a recent segment of the early 21st century fractured with humor and the slightly worn intellectual righteousness that characterizes all of his work. As an award-winning short story writer, novelist and essayist, she is known for her nimble and lively prose. Scottish-born Smith said of his approach,...

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Crazy Rich Asians 2 sets Amy Wang as new writer

by on March 21, 2022 0

Warner Bros.’ The sequel to the hit romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” has a new writer in Amy Wang, who takes over after the first film’s screenwriters, Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, left over pay disparity issues. Wang, a Chinese-Australian writer, won a Cannes Lion award in 2018 for her short film ‘Unnatural’ and...

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Life experiences led a San Diego writer to write a children’s book celebrating connection and diversity

by on March 12, 2022 0

Technically, Annette McKinney got her first paid writing job as a young child. Growing up, she and her family moved all over the world thanks to her father’s military career. Since they couldn’t visit their extended family very often, his mother started their “McKinney Family Journal”, chronicling their adventures around the world with the...

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How the silo, a new gallery run by a writer and a painter, sees defending artists as a “practice of art criticism by other means”

by on March 11, 2022 0

For some time, husband and wife duo Raphael Rubinstein and Heather Bause Rubinstein— an art critic and an artist, respectively — are planning to open an art gallery. The plan was to launch the silo: living with the art gallery next year, in 2023, at the 19th-century farmhouse that Raphael bought some 20 years...

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A look back at the 2022 Hoag Classic with longtime writer Randy Youngman – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, Sports, and Weather

by on March 7, 2022 0

Landlord and housekeeper caught by intruders in Studio CityThe two men allegedly stole the keys to the house from the owner’s wife, who had gone to a doctor’s appointment. reports Jeff Nguyen. 2 hours ago Amber Lee weather forecast (March 7)Temperatures will slowly warm up this week, but there is still a small chance...

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Frank Miller’s sister was key to Mission Inn’s success, says writer – Press Enterprise

by on March 1, 2022 0

A San Francisco newspaper called Alice Miller Richardson “one of California’s most successful and well-known businesswomen” – in 1910. Sounds like a pioneer, right? Yet a century later, Richardson is anything but famous, even in her hometown of Riverside. Richardson led the Mission Inn for 62 years, but virtually all the praise went to...

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NVIDIA Artists Create A Retro Writer’s Room In Omniverse With “The Storyteller”

by on February 17, 2022 0

Real-time rendering and photorealistic graphics were once tall tales, but NVIDIA Omniverse made them fiction. NVIDIA’s own artists are writing new chapters in Omniverse, an accelerated 3D design platform that connects and enhances 3D applications and creative workflows, to showcase these stories. Combined with the NVIDIA Studio PlatformOmniverse and Studio-validated hardware allow creatives to...

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Writer’s job returns to Ariel Theater

by on February 17, 2022 0

Anna Ziegler (Photo by Jessica Nash) In her last Ariel Theater production just before the pandemic, Deborah Baer Mozes put on “Dov and Ali,” a show about the relationship between an Orthodox Jewish teacher and his Muslim student. The founding artistic director of the Main Line-based parlor theater company loved this piece because of...

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Writer Lucinda Hawksley responds to a quick shot at great-great-great-grandfather Charles Dickens

by on February 13, 2022 0

DUBAI: February 7 marked the 210th birthday of one of Britain’s greatest writers of the 19th century. Charles Dickens was a polymath, taking on the roles of journalist, theater artist, philanthropist and, above all, novelist who gifted the world with such timeless classics as ‘Oliver Twist’, ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’. “. Delving...

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Book Review: Writer Ellen Booraem’s Escape Book?

by on February 13, 2022 0

Ellen Booraem is one of Maine’s unsung treasures. Why it is unrecognized is a mystery. Maybe that’s because picture books tend to be the rock stars of the children’s book world — and Maine has more than its share of famous picture book creators. Booraem writes mid-level fiction. Caught between young adult books and...

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Writer documents historic Perry County arms

by on February 11, 2022 0

R. Keith Hite has been working on his book for 17 years. Sitting in his Enola home, he laughs and admits some of that time was procrastination. Nevertheless, it took a long time to find the remaining guns made in Perry County in the early 1800s. “These people are very protective of these guns...

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Marks by English writer Jonathan Meades plans to increase the number of ‘totalitarian’ Welsh speakers

by on February 6, 2022 0

//= do_shortcode(‘’) ?> Jonathan Mead. Staff of Laurence Sterne Trust (CC 4.0) English writer Jonathan Meades called the plan to increase the number of Welsh speakers a “totalitarian project”. The author and filmmaker claimed the Welsh Government’s target of one million language speakers in a column to The critic. The policy is backed by...

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Fantasy writer and scholar launches ‘The Winding,’ the first in a trilogy of time-traveling sci-fi novels exploring race, class, politics and the nature of love

by on February 3, 2022 0

Charleston, South Carolina, February 03, 2022 –(– “An engaging SF(sic) tale whose cause-and-effect plot takes a lick and keeps turning.” – Kirkous Would you change reality for love? That’s the question facing Vincent Abajian, a brilliant artificial intelligence scientist with a lonely past filled with struggles and self-reliance. In Dr. Avi Datta’s debut album,...

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Anil Awachat, renowned physician-writer and drug addiction campaigner, has died

by on January 27, 2022 0

Renowned physician-activist and writer Dr Anil Awachat, founder of Muktangan Drug Rehabilitation Centre, died on Thursday morning after a long illness at his residence in Pune. He was 78 years old. The multi-faceted Dr. Awachat has rendered invaluable service in helping drug addicts across India through his Muktangan Drug Rehabilitation Center for several decades....

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SYFY orders new series from Independence Day Writer

by on January 25, 2022 0

SYFY has given the series a 12-episode direct order for The Arka new drama series from Independence Day and stargate writer and producer Dean Devlin. According to Deadline, the series will begin production at PFI Studios in Belgrade, Serbia. Casting will begin soon. Devlin will show racing and executive products alongside Stargate SG-1 writer-producer...

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Narayan Debnath, legendary Bengali scriptwriter and illustrator and creator of iconic comics, has died aged 96

by on January 18, 2022 0

Narayan Debnath, the great cartoonist, illustrator and author, who created the iconic Bengali cartoon characters ‘Bantul the Great’, ‘Handa Bhonda’ and ‘Nonte Phonte’, died on January 18 after suffering from a long illness. He was 96 years old. Debnath’s death marks the end of an era in the cultural history of Bengal. Debnath was...

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‘Lost in the Valley of Death’ by Toronto writer Harley Rustad chronicles the life and disappearance of Justin Alexander Shetler

by on January 11, 2022 0

Every fiction or non-fiction writer has many choices to make, but one of the most important is the order in which to reveal their information. It’s easy to forget that writers, especially non-fiction writers, know the whole story before they write the first page and there’s, I can tell you from experience, a great...

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With Vicky Donor, Piku and October, writer Juhi Chaturvedi demonstrated how many cities reside in a Delhi-Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

by on January 9, 2022 0

“There is a Lajpat Nagar for each Khan market, a Daryaganj for each Vasant Kunj. But all of them know their “place”. They are judged, but are fully aware that they are also judging others. They don’t hesitate to show who they are, ”explains Juhi Chaturvedi. In the limited series #DilliDelhi, Devansh Sharma interviews...

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Director and writer Peter Bogdanovich dies at 82: NPR

by on January 6, 2022 0

Peter Bogdanovich in September 2018. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Netflix hide caption toggle caption Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Netflix Peter Bogdanovich in September 2018. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Netflix Writer, director, actor and film historian Peter Bogdanovich has died aged 82. His death was confirmed to NPR by his manager Fred Specktor. Known as...

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A new animal species named after internationally acclaimed writer Andrzej Stasiuk – The First News

by on January 3, 2022 0

Literature-loving biology boffins from Łódź decided to name the crustacean Gammarus Stasiuki after Andrzej Stasiuk after finding it in the Lower Beskids mountain range in Poland, which is also the homeland of the award-winning writer. Arek Markowicz/PAP/Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Łódź A new species of animal is named after one...

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Salman Khan announces “Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2”; here’s what writer KV Vijayendra Prasad has to say | Hindi Movie News

by on December 21, 2021 0

The big “RRR” pre-release event held on Sunday was very entertaining, and Salman Khan’s announcement about the sequel to “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” grabbed headlines. Although filmmaker Kabir Khan, who helmed Salman Khan’s star, revealed that the script isn’t ready and the idea has yet to be formed, fans are excited about the film. When ETimes...

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The Atelier JI & Remi Rough collaborative print series ‘Style Writer Extraordinaire’ is now available.

by on December 15, 2021 0

Extraordinary style writer is the first collaborative project between Atelier JI and visual artist Remi Rough. The print is the result of Rough’s residency with Atelier JI, where the artist created original artwork for the new print. Printed from three plates, in four colors, the etching is available in a very limited edition of...

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Writer Rajeshwari Tejaswi has died

by on December 14, 2021 0

She wrote her first book shortly after her husband’s death, and was an account of their life together Rajeshwari Tejaswi, 84, a writer and wife of the late writer KP Poornachandra Tejaswi, died in Bangalore on December 14. She suffered from age-related illnesses and resided on the couple’s farm in Mudigere. She had come...

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highly regarded writer on Italian society

by on December 9, 2021 0

The scandal entered the Vatican as Roberto Calvi, the head of his favorite bank, Ambrosiano Bank, fled to London and was found hanged under the Blackfriars Bridge. Alleged collusion with Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian Mafia, brought Christian Democracy Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti to a lengthy trial, in which he was ultimately acquitted. While working...

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Taiwan in Time: The Writer Who Ate Dreams

by on December 5, 2021 0

After a carefree youth devoted to literature and writing, novelist Yeh Shih-tao was imprisoned during the White Terror. He finally completed Taiwan’s first literary history By Han Cheung / Staff Reporter December 6 to December 12 Yeh Shih-tao (葉石濤) once compared writers to beasts that devour dreams to support themselves. For the first 18...

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Dallas writer ponders the dangers of intimacy

by on December 2, 2021 0

Four creatures, two cages and a bed. by Janielle Kastner sweet peafinally premiering at Theater of the Second Thought after 16 months, has the simple, symmetrical structure of a fully formed piece at the concept stage. Conceived during a silent writers retreat in the hills outside San Antonio, the image of a couple came...

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Baku Book Center hosts presentation of book by writer Charlie MacKesy, translated into Azerbaijani (PHOTO)

by on December 2, 2021 0

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, December 2 Tendency: A presentation of the book “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by famous English author and painter Charlie MacKesy, translated into Azerbaijani, was held at the Baku Book Center, Trend reports on December 2. According to the information, the edition was published on the initiative of...

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Quebec writer Marie-Claire Blais, once enfant terrible of French-Canadian fiction, has died at the age of 82

by on December 1, 2021 0

Revolutionary Quebec author Marie-Claire Blais, formerly known as enfant terrible of French-Canadian fiction, died in Key West, Florida, at the age of 82. News of his passing on November 30 has been confirmed by his English-language publisher, House of Anansi Press. Blais was born in Quebec in 1939. Her family was not wealthy and...

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Q&A with artist/writer Robert Maniscalco | Community News

by on November 29, 2021 0

Originally from Detroit, artist Robert Maniscalco apprenticed in the early 1980s to his internationally renowned portrait painter father, Joseph, who believed it was a sin to hide his talent. His gifts led him to become an accomplished multimedia artist. Robert Maniscalco focuses primarily on oil portraiture and fine art, describing his style as expressive...

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Helen Garner: Diaries from 1995 to 1998 paint the portrait of a writer in need of space and time | Canberra time

by on November 26, 2021 0

lifestyle, books, How to End a Story: Diaries 1995-1998, helen garner, text editing, the foundation stone, melbourne writer, monkey grip Sex, art, gender and ambition. The problem of love. A room of one’s own and how to preserve this room when you are married to another writer, an authoritarian in addition. The third volume...

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Director and screenwriter Mike Cahill’s ‘Porcupine’ film discusses his film and the SCAD Savannah Film Festival | Screenshots | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

by on November 24, 2021 0

“Porcupine,” written and directed by Mike Cahill, delves into ideas of what family is and a different approach to finding a new one. Porcupine was screened at the 24th SCAD Savannah Film Festival and Cahill was there to experience the film with festival audiences. “We didn’t think we would ever have the opportunity to...

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Facts About Writer James Baldwin | Mental Floss

by on November 19, 2021 0

James Baldwin, born in Harlem, New York, on August 2, 1924, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Baldwin worked in a variety of mediums; he was a novelist as well as an essayist and playwright whose work largely focused on issues of race, class, and sexuality in the mid-1900s. In...

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