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Young brass players invited to Open Evening as Dobcross Youth Band looks for new recruits

<b>CALLING ALL young people looking to join a band…</b><p>Dobcross Youth Band is holding an Open Evening on Friday, April 28 from 6-6.30pm at Dobcross Band …

Indie Music

With Its New Sonora Stage, Coachella Built a DIY Venue in the Middle of the Festival

Sonora Stage art<p>Hannah Verbeuren<p>The tent is largely populated by overheated, sleepy Coachella-goers, driven inside because of the AC and sprawled out …

Rare Color Photos from World War II

Due to costs and scarcity, the vast majority of photos captured during World War II were shot on black-and-white film. Some images <i>were</i> captured in …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Carter demonstrate how Be-boppers greet each-other. Life magazine October 11, 1948

Serena Williams' Response To Racist Comments: 'Does My Sassiness Upset You?'

Serena Williams responded Monday to Ilie Nastase’s alleged racist comments about her unborn child.<p>Nastase was allegedly heard saying, “Let’s see what color it has. Chocolate with milk?” in Romanian when one of his players was discussing Williams’ pregnancy during a press conference. The former …

Motivation

Artist Gives Historical Women Of Color The Glorious Crowns They Deserve

"Women are both warriors and creators, fighters and powerful yet fragile enough to care for human life."<p>In Nicaraguan artist Ivette Cabrera’s delicate drawings, women real and imagined don elaborate headdresses. The black, white and red crowns transcend fashion trends and sovereign traditions, …

How To Be A Jazz Musician - Sonny Rollins: What Jazz Is, and What Being a Jazz Musician Means To Me

67,704 views 6 years ago<br>How To Be A Jazz Musician – Sonny Rollins: What Jazz Is, and What Being a Jazz Musician Means To Me<br>Excerpt: presents “Sonny …

Sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz, whose headless human forms are displayed across the U.S., dies at 86

Renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, Poland's leading visual artist whose work can be seen across the United States, has died at the age of 86.<p>Abakanowicz's work was notable for her larger-than-life headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open spaces.<p>She primarily used …

Art

A Breakdown Of All The Bands That Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

<i>To celebrate the airing of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Saturday, 4/29, we’re running a series of essays and feature analyzing and highlighting the implications of who was inducted in 2017.</i><p>One of the perks of getting inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame is that, come the …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Natalie Prass, Slow Club, Foxygen, and more to play Matthew E. White’s Spacebomb revue

Bedouine, Cocoon, Georgie, The Waterboys' Mike Scott, Howard Ivans of The Rosebuds, and Noah and The Whale's Charlie Fink are also joining the party …

The Arts

Trombone Shorty Pushes Tradition Forward

It's hard to imagine an artist more steeped in the culture of New Orleans than Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty. Andrews grew up in the …

Hypnotic New Kinetic Sculptures by Anthony Howe | Colossal

<p>Artist Anthony Howe (previously) continues to amaze with his gargantuan kinetic sculptures powered by wind or motors that cycle continuously through …

Overview

A world of sound<p>A complete keyboard production studio, KeyLab Essential comes with some incredible software titles.<p>Whether you want a searing-hot …

Music Production

165 Street Artists Took Over an Abandoned Building in Berlin, and the Results Are Wild

Part funhouse, part haunted house, and part adult ball pit filled with touchable temporary work: come visit THE HAUS.<p>What happens when 165 street artists take over a single building in Berlin? The result is a five-floor urban art labyrinth boasting the work of creators from over 70 countries. …

Streetwear

Lepidoptera Obscuramoth, An Animated Illustration Series of Imaginary Moth and Butterfly Species

<i>Lepidoptera Obscuramoth</i> is a gorgeous series of animated illustrations, created by Finland artist Vladimir Stankovic, featuring imaginary moth and …

More Beautiful Art From Horizon Zero Dawn

While we’ve already seen some of the work Karakter did on <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i>, the studio has since released a lot more. Which means we’re going to take …

Horizon Zero Dawn

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

Art of Cool Festival: A Southern Treat for Jazz Enthusiasts and Newbies

When we think of music festivals, our minds usually go to the larger and most trendy ones — Coachella, Pitchfork, Made in America , Lollapalooza etc… …

Small Business

What Legendary People Have Said About Money

This curated post is authored by Jane Hwangbo, Founder, Mission Over Money,The post What Legendary People Have Said About Money appeared first on …

Motivation

Young Architect Guide: How to Win Design Competitions

There's nothing worse than a competition.<p>Or nothing better. I don't know.<p>On the one hand there's the lack of sleep, the frustration, the working for free, the lack of sleep; on the other hand, there's the chance that whatever you cook up in your fever dream could actually be built. Competitions, …

1,100-Year-Old Inscription Found in India

TAMIL NADU, INDIA—<i>The Times of India</i> reports that a 1,125-year-old inscription has been discovered on the floor of the Arunachaleswarar Temple, one …

Tamil Nadu

Streets: Nuart Aberdeen 2017 (Part II)

The other day we did a <b>quick report</b> about some of the new art that was popping on the streets of Aberdeen this past week, so today we'd like to bring …

Streetwear

John Wilson: 'Music is either worth doing or it's not'

The British conductor loves Schubert as much as he does Sondheim, and brings the same skill to Turnage as he does to the Trolley Song. He’ll be at the Proms this year with two different orchestras, promising to breathe fresh life into whatever he takes on<p>“Nourish that a little more, really make it …