NEW YORK, N.Y., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brad Fryman – Artistic Director, Oberon Theatre Ensemble announces that Oscar and Golden Globe Winners Alexander Dinelaris and Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman) will join Oberon Theatre’s 24/7 Benefit to support its next season.
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NEWS: Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.
NEWS: Cultural Visionary Alyona Ushe Announces Focus on Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Cultural Center
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alyona Ushe, who helmed the critically acclaimed Arts Garage in Delray Beach for five years, has announced her resignation as President and CEO of the cultural venue in order to focus on managing and programming venues in Pompano Beach, including the amphitheater and the upcoming cultural […]
NEWS: Award Winning Writer, Daniel P. Douglas, Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller Short Story
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled ‘Glimpse,’ a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In ‘Glimpse,’ a small group of agents who will become known as the ‘Men in Black’ deploy in response to an event […]
NEWS: ‘Iterations in Stone’ Opens at The Desert Light Gallery
KELSO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Desert Light Gallery, located in Mojave National Preserve’s Kelso Visitors Center, Kelso California, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Iterations in Stone,’ (January 4 – March 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).
NEWS: Why Donald Trump’s Bid for Presidency Related to New Art Movement is Essential? Artist Kaloust Guedel Explains
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Art imitates life.’ And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people’s lives, correlates to Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential […]
NEWS: Doll Maker Bush Empress Crafts Personal Spirit Dolls for Transformative Healing and Gifting
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Around the world, dolls are a recognized as universal forces to contend with. For centuries they have served as creative artifacts used as toys, religious objects and in celebratory displays. This holiday season, craftswoman Bush Empress is adding to this cultural legacy and introducing a magical […]
NEWS: ArteQuesta announces Exclusive USA Representation of Ziv Koren: Award-Winning, Critically Acclaimed Photo Journalist
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fine Art Investment firm ArteQuesta announces the exclusive USA representation of world-renowned Israeli Photo Journalist, Ziv Koren. In signing with ArteQuesta, Koren stated, ‘I’m very excited and looking forward to a fruitful collaboration. Through my photography, I’d rather be honest than impressive.’
NEWS: Venice HVAC Company Mahle Cool Air Sponsors Sarasota Chalk Fest Artist Craig Thomas
VENICE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating returned as a sponsor for the Sarasota Chalk festival. The week-long event featured artists from the across the country as well as artists from outside the United States creating large murals in colorful chalk on the streets and sidewalks of Venice island.
NEWS: Teenage Walt Disney’s Scrapbook of Original Cartoon Drawings to Be Auctioned
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The only known existing scrapbook of original cartoons drawn by Walt Disney will be auctioned at Bonhams in New York City this month, Phil Sears Collectibles LLC announced today. Walt Disney was no more than 17 years old when he drew the 13 cartoon characters in […]
NEWS: Excessivism is Best Kept Secret in the Art World
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art collectors have something to get excited about. It’s a new global art movement called ‘Excessivism’ and its early adopters date back to the late twentieth century. The movement’s founder, American artist Kaloust Guedel, explains that Excessivism is a commentary on economic materialism.
NEWS: Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alec Monopoly is at Guy Hepner and he’s bringing the streets with him. Who is Alec Monopoly? While his true identity remains a mystery, chances you’ve been to Los Angeles, New York, Miami or London, you’ve probably driven past the Monopoly artist’s graffiti murals featuring widely-known, […]
NEWS: Unique interactive art exhibit coming to Green Hills Memorial Park
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s fast-paced world of constant communication, deadlines and the ever-present to-do list, individuals may find it easy to lose sight of their personal aspirations and dreams. A new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world – including one now being planned […]
NEWS: Memorial Celebration in Boston to Honor African American Literary Figure Samuel Allen
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen – who also wrote under the pen name of […]
NEWS: Miami-based photographer Juan Sebastian chosen for international art exhibition ‘SELF MEMORIES’ in conjunction to prestigious Venice Art Biennale
MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneer photographer, Juan Sebastian, showcases his magical photo-realistic work in Venice, Italy, for the international art exhibition of photography, video art, installation, painting and performance art titled ‘SELF MEMORIES – The contemporary sense of awareness’ hosted at the Venice Art House Gallery from the 5th to the […]
NEWS: ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ Salutes Tom Cruise’s 25th Anniversary, Unveils Nude Shroud of Actor
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ‘nude shroud of Tom Cruise’ will be unveiled as a tribute to the actor’s 25th anniversary with the Church of Scientology. The silver anniversary celebration reaffirming his commitment will take place at a ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ near its Clearwater headquarters as part of a […]
NEWS: Celebrate the Arts at Jeff Fest – July 24-26, 2015
CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine dancers hanging high above your head. Or an interactive drum experience for the whole family. Or seeing Hawaiian dancers in your own Chicago neighborhood. All this and more will be at Jeff Fest July 24-26, 2015.
NEWS: LE FRENCH FESTIVAL – A 10-Day Bastille Day Celebration in Los Angeles, July 4-14 2015
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a celebration of French artisans and culture in Los Angeles, Selavi Global and Canard Duchene Champagne have teamed up to launch the brand new ‘Le French Festival’ set to take place across Los Angeles from July 4-14. The event will end with a closing night […]
NEWS: Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-Day Musical Lineup Featuring Jonathan Jackson + Enation, July 24-26, 2015
CHICAGO, Ill., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago’s Northwest side. This year’s headlining music act is Jonathan Jackson + Enation, an anthemic Alt/Rock/Pop three piece from Nashville, Tenn. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Radio Cinematic, through […]
NEWS: Senator Tom Cotton Treason Monument Created By Artist Protesting ‘American Apathy’
WASHINGTON D.C. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the U.S. takes a major step toward reaching a full agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, artist Daniel Edwards has created a ‘treason monument,’ featuring a bust of Senator Tom Cotton, as a protest to the ‘apathy of the American people’ […]
NEWS: Musical Mana from Heaven: ‘Forever Plaid’ Lands in Long Beach for a Limited Engagement
LONG BEACH, Calif., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation, in conjunction with the Long Beach Scottish Rite, will present ‘Forever Plaid’ the musical, about a 1950’s quartet of high-school chums who return from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory.
NEWS: Rocha Art Presents John Waguespack’s ‘Channeling The Dionysian’ April 10 – May 15, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Francisco based artist John Waguespack unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in ‘Channeling the Dionysian,’ a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack’s work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche’s dramatic theory of the ‘Dionysian’ and […]
NEWS: ‘Mark Felt, Superstar’ – New Musical About Watergate’s Deep Throat to Play the Triad Theater
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Triad Theater will present the first New York performances of ‘Mark Felt, Superstar,’ a new musical about Watergate’s infamous Deep Throat, with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum. Though his name is little known today, Mark Felt was the retired FBI man who revealed […]
NEWS: The Harman Press Acquires A&I
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North […]
NEWS: Mark and Jan Hilbert of the Hilbert Collection Donate Rex Brandt Watercolor to Laguna College of Art and Design Permanent Collection
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated ‘Evening Rendezvous’ (Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college’s permanent collection.
NEWS: Nude Statue of Dr. Huxtable Protests Cosby’s TV Hall of Fame Busts?
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A teenage artist’s protest against Bill Cosby for misrepresenting his TV characters and their messages is proposed as a nude statue of Cosby’s Dr. Cliff Huxtable from ‘The Cosby Show’ to replace the busts of the legendary performer displayed in front of the […]
NEWS: ArteQuesta Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu Commissioned to Paint Star Wars Beetle as Part of Mask Series
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist Evan Skrederstu has been commissioned for a Star Wars themed piece in a crescendo to his acclaimed Mask Series of painted bugs. The commissioned image of the iconic Darth Vader mask is to be painted […]
NEWS: ArteQuesta Announces Limited Edition Art Print From Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist, Evan Skrederstu, has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled ‘Titanus’ for ArteQuesta clients. ArteQuesta helps individuals, families, companies and institutions build investment quality art collections.
NEWS: Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, and two of the gallery’s most established artists, Mark Harris and James Vilona are appearing at SOFA Chicago 2014
ASPEN, Colo., Nov. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, along with artists and sculptors Mark Yale Harris and James Vilona are making the journey to be featured in the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago. The Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) […]
NEWS: ArteQuesta Offers New Art Investment Program for Military Families
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ArteQuesta announces a new art investment program in its support for veterans and military families. The fine arts investment company believes that every opportunity for the enjoyment of art, including the opportunity for art investment, should be given to those who serve the United States.
NEWS: Artist Cites Empathy for Victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton in Latest Decision in Upcoming Exhibit
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist’s and gallery’s plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The L.A. artist who […]
NEWS: Recently Leaked Nude Images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton to be Displayed in Upcoming Show in Florida
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA’s ‘Fear Google’ campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist’s […]
NEWS: Abstractionist Cindy Walton Receives ‘Honorable Mention’ in 3rd National East End Arts Exhibit
RIVERHEAD, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fine artist Cindy Walton joins an elite selection group of artists in the 3rd National Juried East End Arts Exhibit, ‘The Creative Process.’ The Gallery show opens today and runs through Sept. 28, 2014.
NEWS: More than a Dozen to Perform at Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival’s SUMMER ARTS STAGE
CHICAGO, Ill., July 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago’s Northwest neighborhood, Jefferson Park, plays host to its ever-popular three-day Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. The festival boasts two stages for entertainment, The Main Stage and The Summer Arts Stage offering something wonderful for everyone to see, […]
NEWS: Pope Francis’s World Cup Advice Inspires Spirit of True Fraternity Banner for Gay Pride
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to Pope Francis’s wish for ‘a wonderful World Cup, played in a spirit of true fraternity,’ artist Daniel Edwards depicts the pope in a ‘true fraternity for gay pride’ banner, showing support for the pope’s aggressive efforts for human rights and equality, that will […]
NEWS: ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude’ at The California Center for Digital Arts
BREA, Calif., June 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Center of Digital Arts, 590 W. Central Ave. Suite A, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude,’ July 11 – July 18, 2014, a thematic exhibition from photographer John Bosma. The Center will host an ‘Open […]
NEWS: Contemporary Artist John Waguespack Launches Kickstarter for Upcycled Home Goods Line
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador’s Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets – all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. […]
NEWS: World’s First PR Gallery to Open in Florida This Week
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces they will open the doors to their new concept The Showroom, the world’s first public relations gallery, this Thursday in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
NEWS: Bob Hurley, Founding CEO Of Hurley, to Inspire at Laguna College of Art and Design 2014 Commencement
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), a premier four-year art and design college, announced Bob Hurley, founder of Hurley, will speak at the college’s 2014 Commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the main campus which is located at 2222 Laguna Canyon […]
NEWS: Collector’s Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.