Michigan Opera Theatre Seeks Digital Media Manager and Storyteller

Detroit’s stalwart of opera and dance is hiring for a new position, the Digital Media Manager and Storyteller. This candidate must articulate Michigan Opera Theatre’s vision to its audience, and serve as an ambassador to the city of Detroit, to grow the opera and dance audience. The Digital Media Manager and Storyteller will play an…

The Masked Dancer? Seriously? Here’s How It Came To Be

Enter “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” which had also capitalized on the popularity of “Masked Singer” to create its own “Masked Dancer” stunt. After those segments became viral hits and the “Masked Singer” team saw how well they played, Fox alternative entertainment and specials president Rob Wade said he was finally convinced. – Variety Continue reading:…

How Online “Superfans” Made Pop Music A Scary Place

While music has long been intertwined with internet communities and the rise of social networks, a growing faction of the most vocal and dedicated pop enthusiasts have embraced the term “stan” — taken from the 20-year-old Eminem song about a superfan turned homicidal stalker — and are redefining what it means to love an artist.…

How Jean Brown Amassed One of the Biggest Collections of Fluxus Art

George Maciunas et al., Flux Year Box 2, 1966. © George Maciunus Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of Getty. Umberto Romano, Portrait of Jean Brown, 1938. Courtesy of the Jean Brown Foundation and Collection of Robert Brown. George Maciunas wasn’t answering the phone, and Jean Brown desperately wanted to talk. She’d…

10 Japanese Artists Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art

God Bless America, 2002. Tadasu TakamineURANO Compared with artists in neighboring Asian countries, Japanese artists, it is often said, tend to cultivate their creativity within a closed (and relatively smaller) ecosystem. Working under social oppression and stagnation, Japanese artists have developed distinctive art scenes across the country. While Japanese contemporary art—especially from the post-war period—has…

This Artwork Changed My Life: Florine Stettheimer’s “A Model (Nude Self-Portrait)”

A Model (Nude Self-Portrait), ca. 1915. Florine StettheimerAvery Library If you polled my childhood friends, I think they would unanimously agree that I grew up with Cool Older Brothers. If you’re not familiar with that genre of sibling, let me enlighten you. Cool Older Brothers skateboard and have long hair. They drink Mountain Dew at…

Author Eddo’s new book “Bernard’s Dream” is a charming story…

Recent release “Bernard’s Dream” from Page Publishing author Eddo is a heartwarming tale that captures the imagination of young readers with lilting rhymes and an endearing central character that… (PRWeb December 06, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/author_eddos_new_book_bernards_dream_is_a_charming_story_celebrating_the_determination_of_a_young_caterpillar_to_make_his_seemingly_impossible_dream_come_true/prweb17579936.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Author Jennifer Daffon’s new book “The Grumps” is an interactive and…

Recent release “The Grumps” from Page Publishing author Jennifer Daffon, PsyD, LMHC is a powerful resource for parents and caregivers introducing Cassidy, a little girl who, like everyone,… (PRWeb December 06, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/author_jennifer_daffons_new_book_the_grumps_is_an_interactive_and_charmingly_written_story_offered_to_help_children_manage_their_overwhelming_feelings/prweb17579946.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Sarah Susor’s new book “The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mouse” is a…

Recent release “The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Mouse” from Page Publishing author Sarah Susor is an enjoyable story about a family of mice and a family of humans who go on an adventure that brings joy… (PRWeb December 06, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/sarah_susors_new_book_the_adventures_of_mr_and_mrs_mouse_is_a_heartwarming_tale_about_a_grand_outdoor_adventure_that_inspires_lessons_and_wonder/prweb17582277.htm Press Release Distribution Service

It’s Hard To Write About America

Not that you would know it from the number of books out there – but capturing the country isn’t easy. “Gross simplification comes along with trying to describe America. I’m convinced that trying to do this is like pouring Lake Michigan into a shot glass. It just can’t be done.” And yet. – LitHub Continue…

A Landmark Supreme Court Case May Change Art Restitution Worldwide

It’s complicated, but basically: SCOTUS “will hear oral arguments on whether the dealers’ heirs can sue in US courts to retrieve the church reliquaries, known as the Guelph Treasure or Welfenschatz, from Germany.” – The Guardian (UK) Continue reading: Click here Press Release Distribution Service

Not To Be Hyperbolic, But Writers Save Lives

Just ask author Alex Wheatle, the (fictionalized) subject of one of Steve McQueen’s new Small Axe series of films. Wheatle served time in prison after the Brixton riots of 1981. A cellmate told him to read Black British history and books by Black authors. “Wheatle, now an author with 15 books to his credit, says…

Works by Javier Calleja, Matthew Wong, and Genieve Figgis broke records at auctions in Hong Kong.

Genieve Figgis, Wedding Party (2019). Courtesy Phillips. Phillips and Poly Auction’s joint 20th century and contemporary sales closed in Hong Kong yesterday, realizing HK$508.4 million ($65.5 million). The sales, which were live-streamed from Hong Kong, saw 166 out of 177 total lots sell for a combined sell-through rate of 94 percent by lot. Jonathan Crockett,…

Abraham Cruzvillegas Is Growing an Oasis of Healing Plants in a Miami Park

Installation view of Agua dulce by Abraham Cruzvillegas at The Bass. Photo by Zaire Kacz. Image courtesy of The Bass, Miami Beach From now until next spring, a new, wild greenspace will take shape in Miami Beach, in front of the art deco building that houses The Bass. Tropical pond apple trees, coastal plain willows,…

Amoako Boafo, Dana Schutz, and Nicolas Party achieved new auction records at a Christie’s hybrid sale.

Amoako Boafo, Baba Diop (2019). Courtesy Christie’s. Christie’s hybrid “20th Century: Hong Kong to New York” sale closed yesterday, achieving $119.2 million in total sales, with a sell-through rate of 90 percent by lot. The sale, which occurred across the auction house’s locations in both cities, saw participation from buyers around the world, with roughly…

Injured U.S. Marine Corps Veteran in Converse, TX, Receives Complete…

Tune in November 20th for Season 24 premiere on Lifetime at 7:30am EST – The Military Makeover team renovates the home of U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jacob Tabora and his family. All aired episodes can… (PRWeb November 13, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/injured_u_s_marine_corps_veteran_in_converse_tx_receives_complete_home_renovation_thanks_to_national_tv_show_military_makeover_with_montel/prweb17542775.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Hip Hop Artist Ricky Hil Releases Highly Anticipated Single ‘Break My…

Break My Heart Single & Music Video Available Now (PRWeb November 13, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/hip_hop_artist_ricky_hil_releases_highly_anticipated_single_break_my_heart_via_10k_projects/prweb17544238.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Truck Drivers and Owner Operators Are Finding Quality Of Life Value…

Increasing popularity of EpicVue In-cab Satellite TV Systems grows during the COVID pandemic. The company is offering promotional savings for independent truck drivers through 2020 (PRWeb November 13, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/truck_drivers_and_owner_operators_are_finding_quality_of_life_value_with_epicvue_in_cab_satellite_tv/prweb17544340.htm Press Release Distribution Service

The Henry Ford Reaches Milestone with 100,000 Artifacts Digitized

The Henry Ford is using this opportunity during the month of November to celebrate, giving guests a behind-the-scenes look at the digitization process and counting down the most popular digitized… (PRWeb November 11, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_henry_ford_reaches_milestone_with_100_000_artifacts_digitized/prweb17536269.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Tampa Museum of Art Centennial Celebration and Virtual Evening of…

The Tampa Museum of Art invites Tampa Bay to the Centennial Celebration: Cheers for 100 Years, a festive virtual fundraiser to ensure that the Museum’s art education programs and legacy continue to… (PRWeb November 06, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/tampa_museum_of_art_centennial_celebration_and_virtual_evening_of_giving_on_nov_7/prweb17527482.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Boston Children’s Museum Launches In-person Learning Enrichment…

STEAM-Themed Pods Will Augment Remote School Learning and Private Learning Pods (PRWeb November 05, 2020) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/boston_children_s_museum_launches_in_person_learning_enrichment_pods/prweb17509158.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Disney+ Now Has 73 Million Subscribers

That marks a leap from the 60.5 million paying subscribers that Disney Plus had when Disney last reported earnings in early August. Hulu now has 36.6 million total paying subscribers, up from 35.5 million in late June, while ESPN Plus has grown to 10.3 million subscribers, up from 8.5 million reported last quarter. – Variety…

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