Eccentric art flourishes on the outskirts of Buenos Aires

By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA November 24, 2022 GMT BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Why build a Teletubby-shaped rooftop water tank? Or try to install a replica of the Eiffel Tower on top of a semi-abandoned building? It is often difficult to explain the proliferation of unusual works of art that litter the vast urban belt … Read more

New Jersey casino, sports betting, online revenue declined slightly in October.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and online partners of both types of gambling establishments took in more than $445 million in October, down less than 1 percent from the same period last year. year. Figures released Thursday by the New Jersey Division of Gambling Control showed … Read more

Blooms to include art teacher grades student artwork

SHELBYVILLE — Shelbyville art teacher Caleb Mathis and Shelbyville Elementary School artists are the subject of an upcoming art show from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Flourishes Art Gallery in downtown Shelbyville. Matisse teaches art to students in grades 6 through 12. Of his work, Carol Kessler, president of Keepers of … Read more

Study finds ‘huge’ increase in children going to emergency room with suicidal thoughts

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or visit the helpline’s website. CNN — There has been a steady rise in the number of children being seen in emergency departments for suicidal thoughts, according to a new … Read more

Game time: California to crack down on dual sports betting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gaming industry and Native American tribes are betting big on dueling proposals to legalize sports gambling in California, pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the most expensive ballot question campaigns in U.S. history. But voters cast ballots in the midterm elections, which end Tuesday may not want any part … Read more

Former MoviePass executives face fraud charges

new York CNN Business — The former CEO of MoviePass and the leader of its former parent company have been indicted on securities fraud charges for deceiving investors about the sustainability and profitability of the company’s movie-a-day subscription model, according to a Justice Department announcement Friday. J. Mitchell Lowe, former CEO of the movie ticket … Read more

Randolph E. Schmidt, light-hearted AP science writer, dies

WASHINGTON — Randolph E. Schmidt, a retired Associated Press science writer who rarely missed a chance to add a whimsical twist to his authoritative stories, has died. Schmidt, 78, died at a nursing home in Falls Church, Va., on Sunday, said Mike Bobal, whose deceased wife was Schmidt’s cousin. Staff at the nursing home said … Read more

ODU Brings Arts to Community for Seventh Annual NEON Festival Oct. 20 & 21 « News @ ODU

October 14, 2022 By Joe Garvey Old Dominion University will be well represented as it is once again a co-presenting sponsor of the NEON Festival in Norfolk, which is set for October 20th and 21st. The seventh annual festival, also co-sponsored by the Arts Alliance, celebrates the NEON District’s visual and performing arts community. Anchored … Read more

Mickey Mantle card breaks record as sports memorabilia rises

NEW YORK (AP) — A mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $12.6 million Sunday, blowing up the record books as the highest ever paid for sports memorabilia in a market that has become exponentially more competitive in recent years. profitable. The rare Mantle card eclipsed the record set a few months ago – … Read more

Review: Wahlberg and Hart cause trouble in ‘Me Time’ | Entertainment

There’s a montage in “Me Time,” the new comedy from Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg on Netflix, where Hart’s character Sonny gets a day to himself for the first time in a long time. For years, he has devoted himself as a stay-at-home dad to his two children (the very sweet Che Tafari and Amentius … Read more