Archive for July, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson gets her own bobblehead

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled its bobblehead of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. The bobbleheads are expected to ship in September.

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‘Welcome to Provincetown’ podcast follows a mix of characters in the seaside town

NPR's Cheryl Corley speaks with radio documentarian Mitra Kaboli about her podcast, Welcome to Provincetown.

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Crazy? Saudi Arabia Plans 100-Mile-Long Mirrored Mega-City Clad In Mirrors

According to the Saudis, artificial intelligence will be central to how people live in the 500-metre-high, 200-metre-wide structure, a car-free, carbon neutral bubble that will boast near total sustainability and a temperate, regulated microclimate. – The Guardian

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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ dies at 89

Nichols broke ground and paved the way for Black actors in Hollywood as Uhura. Her castmate George Takei wrote, "We lived long and prospered together."

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A Worldwide Movement To Make Public Transit Free

Public transport should be considered a human right, alongside access to health and education. It’s necessary to life in a city. “Public transport is an extremely efficient way to get people around,” she says. “Buses and trains are not only efficient for people who use them, but also people who don’t.” – Wired

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What To Make Of The Denver Art Museum’s Makeover

The Denver Art Museum’s Ponti-designed fortress is by no means a perfect building — or even a great building. It has variously been described as “Tower of London Modern” and “San Quentin of the Rockies.” Ponti could only mitigate the bulky floor plan so much. But the museum is like no other. – Los Angeles Times

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Netflix Sues Creators Of Bridgerton Musical

Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, the songwriting team behind the project, initially developed the musical on social media. The duo went on to score the No. 1 slot on iTunes U.S. pop charts and even won a Grammy this year in the category of best musical theater album. – Variety

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Call for Entries – Día de Muertos: Estampas de Vida exhibition

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Entries Deadline: Thursday, September 15, 2022.  Applications close at 11:59 PM, Central Time.

Exhibition Dates: October 15-November 5, 2022.

The Bath House Cultural Center is seeking art for its 36th annual Day of the Dead exhibition in 2022.  The show, titled Día de Muertos: Estampas de Vida (Day of the Dead: Prints of Life), will include prints... | Read More

16th Annual Texas Artists Coalition Members Exhibition

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Opening Date: August 5, 2022Closing Date: August 27, 2022Reception: August 5, 2022, 6:00pm – 9:00pmExhibition: 16th Annual Texas Artists Coalition Juried ShowParticipating Artists:Esther Ritz; Audrey Williams; Betsy Horn; Alexandra Farber; Deyjah Stewart; Diana Synatzske; Alexandra Barnett; Andrea Lamarsaude; Constance Hall; David Conn; Carol Hayman; Janie Stidham; Julie Brown;... | Read More

Call for Submissions: International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibition 2023

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ISVC Website: https://cicamuseum.com/isvc

We invite artists, scholars, and researchers worldwide to participate in the International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibition 2023. The community of artists, researchers and academics meets in the international symposium and participates in the exhibition at the CICA Museum. The symposium will be held both onsite and... | Read More

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