Abbey Road Studios recognises music photography with anaugural awards

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – London’s Abbey Road Studios hosts its inaugural music photography awards this weekend, shining the spotlight on a category it says deserves recognition. From live snaps to intimate portraits, the May 14 awards, described as the first to celebrate the art of music photography, will honor both emerging and established photographers. … Read more

Exhibits for May 12 | Arts

Editor’s Note: Exhibits shares information about exhibitions presented on display or online in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange counties. Items must be received by noon Friday for the next week’s issue. Include the opening and closing dates of your exhibit and a telephone number the public may call with … Read more

Wheeler Drama Club students to present ‘Macbeth’ this weekend | North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — The Wheeler High School Drama Club students involved with the spring production of “Macbeth” have been doing a remarkable job with Shakespeare’s tale of murder and madness, according to Director Marybeth Tavares. “They have exceeded my expectations,” said a delighted Tavares Tuesday afternoon as she discussed the play, which opens Friday night … Read more

A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment | Local

Registration is open for Summer Studio youth art classes at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW For a list of classes and more information, visit or call 320-587-7278. “Sherman and the March to the Sea” by Jim and Joyce Hendricks is the topic at the GAR Civil War Roundtable, 1:30-3:30 … Read more

Worldwise: Fashion Designer Nigel Curtiss’ Favorite Things

British fashion designer Nigel Curtiss has mastered the art of slow fashion. In a time where fast fashion is dominating e-commerce sales, Curtiss shows us what sustainable chic looks like in his flagship boutique in New York. “We want to make small quantities of the very best clothes,” Curtiss says. “We want everything that is … Read more

The Met’s ‘Heirloom Project’ Pays Homage to Its Islamic Wing

Silvia Furmanovich designed two earrings and a clutch bag inspired by three Iznik plates and tiles from The Met’s collection. Courtesy of The Hairloom Project Text size The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has unveiled “The Heirloom Project,” showcasing more than 20 global artisanal brands whose designs are inspired by pieces and collections … Read more

Cinema Styles: The Northman’s Compass points to revenge | News

BY BOBBY STYLES The Northman is the newest film from idiosyncratic filmmaker Robert Eggers. Set in Iceland in the year 914, it’s a brutal revenge epic about a young Viking prince on a mission to rescue a loved one and avenge the murder of another. The plot is based on the story of Ametha Danish … Read more

Joyous & invigorating: Corners Gallery welcomes painter Ellen Weider’s works | Art

ITHACA, NY — although difficult to tell from afar, longtime New York City painter Ellen Weider appears to have carved out a distinctive, if unassuming and surely niche, place in the overcrowded landscape of contemporary abstraction. Working primarily on linen and using pronounced graphite lines as well as areas of acrylic, and sometimes gouache, Weider … Read more

‘Marmaduke’ a tightly-coiled pile of cinema – Movies – Buzz

When it comes to film criticism, I tend more toward populism. That isn’t to say that I fail to appreciate truly great cinematic art, but that I’m not a particularly snobbish moviegoer. Basically, my attitude is that aiming a film at a wide audience shouldn’t necessarily mean that it is somehow less-than as a creative … Read more