Art, history, culture and belly dance

Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance (900 S. Fifth St., Suite 203) is a performance group and studio that has been providing entertainment, cultural education and instruction in Asian and Middle Eastern dance arts for nearly a decade and a half. As she prepares for Tamarind’s next public event, founder Super Beth reflects on her contributions to … Read more

St Regis Venice, a new art-filled historic jewel on the Grand Canal

Julian Opie. Running in Venice, at the St Regis Hotel Venice Gisela Winkelhofer One of the world’s first major luxury hotels, the Grand Hotel Britannia on the Grand Canal in Venice has undergone a major renovation to reopen as The St. Regis Venice. The wonderful location on the canal, opposite Santa Maria della Salute and … Read more

AJ Brown and the art of YAC

AJ Brown and the art of stacking YAC originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia When AJ Brown catches the football, he thinks one thing: Keep going. Through his first nine training camps as a member of the Eagles, that much was clear. “I think whenever the ball is in my hands, the game can be … Read more

The intersection of art and nature

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – An exciting new program is coming to the Grand Rapids Community Museum titled The intersection of art and nature, on August 27. This is a fun series of interactive programs that focus on the Grand River watershed and how it makes connections with art. These classes are family oriented and … Read more

A world of art is coming to Pittsburgh

GIANA DE DIER WHAT WE CHOOSE NOT TO SEE, NO. 1, 2022, MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE ON FABRIANO WATERCOLOR PAPER, 65 X 55 CM. Uorcs of more than 100 artists will gather in Pittsburgh in North America’s longest-running contemporary art exhibition. The 58th Carnegie International, which has been presented every three to four years since 1896, … Read more

Meet Nainoa Thompson, the Hawaiian navigator who preserved the ancient art of ocean navigation

An explorer of the ancient Polynesian art of wayfinding, Nainoa Thompson demonstrates that transpacific navigation with only sky and sea as guides is possible and can bring people together Nainoa Thompson did not set out to rewrite history. He just wanted to go on an adventure. But he achieved both. Decades later, he is now … Read more

Dirty Linen Night, downtown’s soiled and wrinkled art walk, takes place Saturday | Arts

Dirty Linen Night, the French Quarter’s annual art block party, returns Saturday (August 13) from 6 to 9 p.m., after a two-year hibernation due to COVID. Organizers say the 2022 event is bigger than ever, with participating galleries, boutiques and other businesses spanning 200 to 1,100 blocks of Royal Street, plus outposts on Chartres Street … Read more

Southern California International Arts Festival Presents Chinese Traditional Drama – Xinhua

Artists perform a traditional Shaoxing opera, also called Yue Ju, for the audience at the Bonita Center for the Arts in San Dimas, Los Angeles County, the United States, on August 6, 2022. (Photo by James Mao/Xinhua) “All of us will be very proud to inherit Chinese and American culture and art and contribute to … Read more

Egyptomania in France | The Art Institute of Chicago

From pyramids and sphinxes to scarabs, lotus flowers, wedjat eyes and hieroglyphs, iconic ancient Egyptian motifs and architectural forms have influenced artists around the world for millennia. From Elizabeth Pope and Elizabeth Siegel The impact of Egyptomania manifests itself in many forms, including art from ancient Rome, Chicago architecture, and even current pop culture such … Read more