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CARY, NC (WNCN) — While a Georgia man’s trip to Cary for the Lazy Daze Arts Festival was foiled by the Friday morning theft of his trailer full of pottery, the trip was not a total loss. Police told CBS 17 the trailer was successfully recovered on Monday, with most of the artwork intact. Cary …

Albuquerque artist Vicente Telles has made waves in recent years with his contemporary take on Spanish artistic traditions. From altarpieces and santos to paintings, political statements, and even collaborations with perennial SFR favorite Brandon Maldonado, Telles seems to reach a climax of creation, statement, and, frankly, skill. Such both curated and will show at next …

The first full trailer for the upcoming movie, BIZARRE: The story of Al Yankovicis out. Featuring Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, the film explores the life and career of comedic musician “Weird Al” Yankovic (real name Alfred Matthew Yankovic), known for creating parody versions of world-famous hit songs. In the trailer, Radcliffe sports a bushy …

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. If you’re a parent, you’ve probably noticed that comics are once again for kids. For decades, the mainstream comics industry has churned out a succession of darker, grittier versions of their most beloved characters, designed for so-called mature readers. But …

BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) – Residents of Beloit, get ready to experience unique works of art and move your feet to catchy beats. Deviate Beloit is a high-energy, interactive party, the first of its kind, taking place on October 15th at the Ironworks Campus Spine in downtown Beloit. This one-night, 21+ event will feature locals in …

Crowds flocked to the nationally recognized Midwest Salute to the Arts show in Fairview Heights last weekend. The 34th annual festival brought music, food trucks and, of course, performers to Moody Park. To counter the hot and humid weather, festival organizers provided free cold water and a cart dubbed the “cooling station” where visitors could …

A group of young people were given a glimpse into the future of education in Cardiff – and a chance to put their own stamp on what it could look like. The Cardiff Young Influencers are a group of 18 young people aged 13 and 14 who have volunteered to attend a five-day summer school …

Tycho first heard of crypto during his Silk Road days, calling the underground market “the coolest thing in the world” at the time. Now, decidedly legit, he throws his own”Tycho Open Source Community“using Polygon NFT. Tycho says he bought his first hardware wallet in 2011, but didn’t put Bitcoin above. In an interview with Decryptthe …

Typography may seem tiny, but it’s more important than you think. Written words are everywhere, from the menu you read this morning at your favorite cafe to this article. Even if you are not a skilled font designer, you may still notice that the scripts you see in all these documents are different. These different …

The People’s Republic of China, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and about 42 other countries have hailed Nigerian culture, arts and crafts as a significant expression of the creativity and uniqueness of the Nigerian people. The envoys from these countries graced the 15th International Arts and Crafts Exhibition (INAC) 2022, held recently in Abuja with …

In the Middle East, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university, and Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a QF university, s ‘work to bridge the knowledge gap between art and law, and provide the public with access to this information. To this effect, VCUarts Qatar …

Credit: Nick Velazquez/Mozilla The news is overwhelming. Attention spans decrease. Combine them with social media feeds optimized for endless scrolling, and we have an internet where misinformation thrives. In many ways, consuming information has become a social act. We can share what we read and think through social media. Other people respond with their own …

“Truly Impressive Innovation” Wins Gold at Global Flexo Innovation Awards It takes something special to surprise the jury of the Miraclon-sponsored Global Flexo Innovation Awards (GFIA), but that’s exactly what Fathom Optics and Grace Label’s joint entry has achieved. So much so that they even won a Gold Award (with top honors) for conversion to …

The seasons change. Trends are resurfacing. Personal styles evolve. Our cabinets are an expression of self. However, constantly buying new clothes can be expensive and costly for the environment. Enter: thrifty. Thrifting, or shopping at thrift and thrift stores, is a cheaper and more sustainable way to add style and function to your wardrobe and …

Summer may be unofficially over, but there’s no shortage of things to do in September. Consider these events, listed in chronological order, for your calendar. Jammin’ in the Park Music and Arts Festival 1pm-7pm September 4 Main Street Park, 25 E. Main St., Waynesboro Spend your Sunday listening to live music and participating in other …

Confessions of a Comic Book Guy is a weekly column by Steve Bennett of Super-Fly Comics and Games in Yellow Springs, Ohio. This week, Bennett shares his thoughts on some of his favorite comics. Currently one of my favorite comics is Superman: Son of Kal-El because of the excellent scripts and art, but also because …

While the latest patch for Summit Legends fixed several bugs and issues that the game had, it looks like it introduced a new one. Players have reported several issues with Horizon’s tactical ability, Gravity Lift, and how using it seems to make the game…well, a little creepy. It’s hard to explain exactly what’s going on …

Firefly Bookstore has now been part of downtown Kutztown for a decade, and owners Rebecca Laincz and Matthew Williams are eager to show the community their gratitude for their support over the years. Friday through Monday, September 2-5, Firefly Bookstore will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a store-wide sale and other events. On Saturday, September …

We asked professional graphic designer and PCMag contributor Shelby Tupper what are the best gifts an artist could receive this year. She offered enviable gift ideas ranging from high-end drawing tablets to stocking stuffer accessories. It won’t be long before the season of twinkling LEDs and gift-giving frenzy is upon us. If you’re looking to …

A little over a year ago, a motion was brought forward to appoint Tiffany Craft as the new mayor of … [+] Whitesburg following the death of Mayor James Wiley Craft, Mrs Craft’s husband. The vote was unanimous. Craft became the first woman to serve as mayor in the city’s history, dating back to 1842, …

PIXXTASY uses the power of NFTs and blockchain technology to fight addiction and help people recover. What is PIXXTASY? PIXXTASY is the creation of Zoltán Egri, an anti-drug advocate who overcame many hardships through his two-year drug addiction. Fueled by his dedication to his anti-drug goals fused with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, he helped form …

Australian expat Tim Pashen, creative director of Danish agency Worth Your While, is behind Carlsberg’s 30e anniversary campaign celebrating the longest partnership in Premier League history. This season marks the 30th anniversary of Carlsberg’s sponsorship of Liverpool FC, the longest partnership in Premier League history. To celebrate, Carlsberg is launching a multi-channel campaign in 26 …

Artwork by Curt Merlo IN A SPACE once known for chicken and waffles, the future of college athletics is taking shape. On August 24, the former Metro Diner on the Butler University campus opens as Butler Esports Park, a 7,500 square foot space featuring approximately 40 PCs, game consoles, virtual reality stations and a cafe. …

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials. Read the full series here. How long will it take for Ashley to be debt free? At 24, the graphic designer worries about how to overcome the debt she has accumulated at university. Ashley took out a $14,000 loan to cover most …

Widely adorned for its unique running silhouettes, the age-old Lexington-based running brand is fraternizing with itself for a Saucony x Saucony Shadow 6000 proposition with deep-rooted ties to the art form of Kintsugi. The process of the ancient Japanese art style involves reconstructing fractured pottery using liquid gold, revealing a golden seam resembling infinite glue …

There are many small art galleries around the world, but Erin Conn thinks she now claims the “smallest” in the world at just over 100 square feet. Airdrie resident-turned-Crossfieldian Erin Conn has opened “the world’s smallest art gallery” in Crossfield, serving as a showcase space and studio for the creation of her vibrant works of …

The dragons are set to nest again in HBO’s (and HBO Max’s) bunk at 9 p.m. Sunday night after a three-and-a-half-year absence. “House of the Dragon,” based on the (thankfully completed) section of George RR Martin’s fantasy history textbook “Fire & Blood,” brings back the Targaryens and their rather ferocious pets in a story set …

On August 19, Ball State University President Geoff Mearns presented Ball State graduate Annie Burns-Hicks with the President’s Medal of Distinction at the conclusion of the 2022 fall convocation. Burns- Hicks graduated from Ball State Teachers College in 1958. “After graduating, Annie returned to her hometown of Hammond, Indiana, where she applied for her first …

Some 25 young women from the Ga community were trained and awarded certificates of competency in vocational education and training as part of activities marking this year’s Homowo celebration. Beneficiaries were trained on how to design costumes using flat back rhinestones and how to develop fashionable slippers. The Intensive Practical Training was an initiative of …

A former Anglican church in Martins River, Nova Scotia has a new purpose. The basement is now the apartment of neo-folklore artist Hannah Epstein. His altar is now his studio and the naive is now an art gallery curated by Andrew Cairns. Epstein knows rug hooking can often be associated with older people, but the …

At the heart of Documenta 15’s curatorial vision is the notion of “lumbung”, an Indonesian term referring to a communal rice barn. In the case of this exhibition, the largest and most expensive in the world, the concept can mean many things. With collectives and working groups making up most of Documenta’s more than 1,500 …

When Bishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul was a child, the way the Church helped families prepare young people with proper catechesis was called CCD, “brotherhood of Christian doctrine.” “He was very focused on the intellectual encounter with the teachings of the Church,” the Archbishop said. Today’s term, faith formation, is much broader as it …

PORT CLINTON — The Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy’s annual Lighthouse and Sea Festival, held Saturday at Waterworks Park, is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. Adding to the bill this year will be an outdoor art exhibit sponsored by the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council, as well as Port Clinton’s first-ever …

A creative Pokemon enthusiast creates interesting fan art by combining Lugia with Waluigi from the Mario franchise, and is praised by the community. As one of the best-known franchises of all time, Pokemon has one of the largest fanbases of movies, video games, and TV shows. The introduction of games like Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon …

***Sponsored Content*** Each year, the Ragan’s Awards celebrate the most successful video, visual design and virtual events that have successfully interacted with audiences remotely. This year, WePlay Esports became a finalist in the Livestream Event category with the WePlay AniMajor case. WePlay AniMajor, a Dota Pro Circuit Major tournament, took place from June 2-13, 2021 …

Former Head of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the University’s Gynecological Cancer Research Center (GCRC), Lynette Denny, recently received a special event from thanksgiving to honor and celebrate her decades of service to women in low- and middle-income countries. Origin: Supplied. Professor Lynette Denny. A steadfast, …

History links SAN DIEGO – With Snapdragon Stadium opening this Saturday and the upcoming fall sports season, AleSmith Brewing Company and San Diego State University are thrilled to announce AleSmith as the official craft brewery. This partnership kicks off the 2022-23 football season with the launch of State Ale, a …

New York’s Chinatown, 2001 David LEFRANC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images David LEFRANC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images In his 1961 book The Death and Life of America’s Big Cities, Jane Jacobs wrote “I focused on inner cities”. If Jacobs, arguably the critical mother of urban planning, were still alive, she would undoubtedly weigh in on the micro-neighborhood-meets-art scene …

Our guest author makes the case for brands to speak to consumers in their respective regional languages. According to YouTube data, more than 90% of content consumed is in regional languages, not English. Coupled with the estimate that the next 200 million new e-commerce customers are likely to come from ‘Bharat’, the case for a …

Zenon Christodoulou, a highly regarded academic and business leader, has joined the New Jersey Utilities Board after his nomination was approved by the state Senate last week. Christodoulou, who holds a doctorate from Pace University Lubin School of Business in management science, an MBA from Fordham University in international finance and management, and a bachelor’s …

“We experiment with contemporary designers [who] we think we have an edge, like Rick Owens or The Row, and mix that with Supreme or even vintage Alaïa,” she continues. ​“We also have Edwardian and Victorian stuff, but you can also find classic denim jeans. We want to encourage people to find new ways to integrate …

Madonna, the longtime Queen of Pop, is constantly evolving in her craft. Most recently, the iconic singer was featured on a new remix of Beyoncé’s song “Break My Soul” titled “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)”. And, continuing in the realm of remixes, Madonna is gearing up to release the complete 50-track edition of her …

As part of its ongoing commitment to Black colleges, Denny’s Inc. announced a major partnership with Getty Imagesa leading global visual content creator and marketplace, to help preserve the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Thanks to this partnership, Denny’s provide stipends to HBCU students who have been selected as recipients of the …

Not too long ago, you may have found yourself all dressed up with nowhere to go. Or, more likely, you weren’t dressed at all. But that was then, and this is now. August offers plenty to do: this weekend in Manhattan, Chanel made possible a ballet performance featuring some of the city’s most prestigious dance …

An extreme dislike of anything about an ex-boyfriend except his canine companion led MTV artist PUSH GAYLE – a 17-year-old Nashville resident – ​​to be listed alongside Drake, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd as the main nominee for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, which airs August 28. …

The Payson Building of the Portland Museum of Art, seen from Congress Square Park. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer The Portland Museum of Art has selected four architecture and design teams representing professionals around the world as finalists to oversee its planned expansion and campus unification. The teams led by: Adjaye Associates, based in Ghana with offices …

Over the weekend, WinkWink, an adult store in Bellingham, Wash., was vandalized: CCTV footage showed a group of four people throwing rocks through store windows around 3 a.m. Local authorities have few suspects so far, but Jenn Mason, the owner of WinkWink, told Jezebel she is certain the smashed windows are linked to a recent …

When Cassie Chantel walked into Rabbit Hole Studios last week to unlock her office door, she was carrying an acoustic guitar in her other hand. That an award-winning hip-hop artist from Athens had the inspiration and support to experiment with his sound is a testament to the transformative effect the studio has had on members …

The Elon City Council voted at the August 9 regular meeting to unanimously approve the application for rezoning and conditional zoning by the GreenHawk development to allow the creation of the North-West Park. This vote took place after months of discussion between city staff, council, residents and developers. Lori Oakley, Elon’s Director of Planning, shared …

LLooking into his spreadsheets, Jeff Desjardins can see the future unfolding. He is the founder of Visual Capitalist, a data-driven content company whose mission is to identify and communicate the trends that will propel the economy into the future in a way that is easy for people to understand. The company has become known for …

TOKYO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Japanese designer Issey Miyake, famous for his pleated clothing style that never wrinkles and produced the signature black turtleneck of Steve Jobs, friend and founder of Apple Inc (AAPL.O ), died, media reported on Tuesday. He was 84 years old. Miyake, whose name became synonymous with Japan’s economic and fashion …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Vintage Canton features lots of wine, live music, art exhibits and more. It’s from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15. This outdoor event in downtown Guangzhou features wines – local and around the world – with chef-inspired small plates, live music and craft beers. Admission includes eight wine tastings …

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Australia’s leading educator of the performing and screen arts, is poised to become one of the leading educators of sustainability in the creative and cultural arts industries . In 2021, the Institute for Sustainable Futures (UTS) has been tasked with providing NIDA staff and students with the motivation …

Continuation of the Netflix series stranger things‘ Season 4 epic finale, Collider’s Samantha Coley sat down to interview the show’s VFX supervisor, Julien Hery on all things visual effects. In the fourth season, the Duffer Brothers take their fans even deeper into the vast Upside Down, with ambitious shots of the villainous terrain never seen …

Good design isn’t just for professional designers: we all need it for our social media, presentations, websites, and more. In fact, a Stanford University study found that almost half of respondents said that a website’s design was their number one criterion in deciding whether or not a business was credible. Whatever industry you’re in, how …

TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation mourns the loss of one of its most renowned artists with the loss of blacksmith Toneh Chuleewah on August 3. The award-winning artist was known for creating works of art from copper, silver, gold, brass, nickel, aluminum and steel in both traditional and contemporary styles. He was a second-generation jeweler, …

Coffee, French pastries, barbecue and jewelry – the Downtown Farmers Market will introduce 16 new local vendors to the lineup starting Saturday morning at the open-air market that stretches from Water Street’s Court Avenue to Fifth Avenue. The decision to add new local vendors comes ahead of National Farmers’ Market Week, which runs August 7-13. …

Keywords Studios (LON:KWS – Get a review)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by analysts at Berenberg Bank in a research report released Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. They currently have a target price of 3,450 GBX ($42.27) on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 29.99% from the company’s current price. …

Alternatively known as “The Japanese Evil Dead,” this legendary and sought-after Japanese indie cult film will enjoy its first-ever North American release in any format and feature new bonus content. Trapped inside a haunted house, a bodybuilder must survive a bloody mad night to save himself and his friends from an evil ghost bent on …

RUMSON, NJ —Stephen Sarles has begun his new role as principal of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School. But he has been an integral part of the district for 11 years now, as well as a top educator in other area school districts. “I am thrilled to continue to grow and make an impact here at …

Building on its journey to “carry on the tradition”, Albino & Preto has now teamed up with the iconic Japanese anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, for his latest collaborative collection. Celebrating the flagship franchise of the mecha genre, the special lineup includes Heero Yuy’s XXXG-01W Wing Gundam and OZ-13MS Gundam Epyon, also piloted by …

ROCK FALLS – It didn’t take long for people to see that actor Frank Harts had something special. He responds to the casting of the prestigious Julliard School. From there, it was on to a career that would put her face in front of millions, on stage, on television and in film. Harts will next …

At sunset or when it gets dark, I like to visit the Torrey Gliderport. It is a large, very panoramic space and you can see people paragliding. It’s like you’re looking at them right in front of your face, just 30 feet away, and you’re very close to the cliff. Being there, it feels like …

Photographers, designers and other types of creatives disabled by Instagram’s pivot to TikTok-like features are tentatively turning to alternative platforms. Why is this important: Instagram has long been a digital gallery space for artists of all kinds, helping them find an audience, connect with other creatives, and land paid gigs. But the gradual evolution of …

The fourth week of July saw Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a partner university of the Qatar Foundation (QF), welcome new students, staff and faculty for the 2022 academic year- 2023. This year, more than 75 students from more than 20 countries joined the country’s only university dedicated to …

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In 1835, Thomas Babington Macaulay wrote, “A single shelf in a good European library is worth all the native literature in India.” This view reflected a colonialist’s need to create legitimacy for invasion, but also reflected his inability to understand a country which, even 187 years after its racist quip, has 22 official languages, newspapers …

And just like that, travel is back. It seems like half the people in my social feeds are at points around the world at any given time, and I’ve just returned from a few weeks in Paris. While this trip was for a writing workshop (which was pushed back a few years from the original …

Machine vision systems find a wide range of applications, including self-driving cars, object detection, crop monitoring and smart cameras. Such a vision is often inspired by the vision of biological organisms. For example, human and insect vision inspired terrestrial artificial vision, while fish eyes led to aquatic artificial vision. While progress has been remarkable, current …

A gender justice minister is among the staff who recently joined the national staff of the United Church of Christ. Communications, environmental and social advocacy, and child and elder sponsorship are other areas with new hands on deck. Minister of Gender Justice Teacher Sherry Warren began working on July 1 as a gender justice minister …