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'Bright Star': Theater Review

Walter Bobbie directs this original bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, about two Southerners in the 1940s whose lives are more …

3-month-old rescued otter named Oscar is a hungry cutie

Oscar the 3-month-old otter is all of us at food time.<p>The little Asian small-clawed otter was discovered abandoned near a market in Bangkok, …

Intricate Glass Sculptures Are Receptacles for Memory

Amber Cowan re-works discarded materials to create pieces that are visually stunning and thought-provoking.<p>Using forgotten objects that others might easily throw away, artist Amber Cowan creates intricate sculptures. She concentrates on glass as a medium, gathering materials from American factories …

Milan artist creates remarkable handcrafted wave sculptures out of paper

Paper is the medium of choice for Milan-based artist Daniele Papuli, but he doesn’t draw or paint on it. Rather, he creates intricate abstract …

'Idiocracy' Writer Says Satirical Film About Dumbed-Down America Has Become A 'Documentary'

“I thought the worst thing that would come true was everyone wearing Crocs,” said Etan Cohen.<p><i>When Joe awakens from 500 years of cryogenic sleep, he enters a world of total and utter idiocy. Intellectual curiosity is dead, as is social responsibility. “The intelligent,” the narrator explains, have</i> …

Interview With Fred Liang

<i>I visited Fred Liang at the exhibition</i>cut. paper. fold. <i>to talk about his works in the show, his influences, and the limitations and intrigue of working in jianzhi or Chinese paper cutting. Liang lives and works in Boston and is the Chair of the Fine Art 2D Department at the Massachusetts College of</i> …

Returning to the fold

Altmetric: 10<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Editorial<p>DNA and RNA<br>• Nanoscale materials<p>This month marks ten years since the general principles of DNA origami …

This Brazilian artist's work doesn't last, it melts. And that's her point.

Brazilian artist Néle Azevedo is best known for big public art pieces. She casts hundreds of small human figures from ice and puts them in city squares all over the world, where they quickly melt. Her installations have been adopted by environmentalists as a kind of activist climate-change art.<p>But …

China restricting tourism to Taiwan after elections

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- China has made significant changes in its tourism policy regarding Taiwan in the wake of recent presidential …

“You have naked bodies and genitalia, don’t you? Why are you so adolescent?”: Director Peter Greenaway on “Puritan” Americans and the intense sex scenes in “Eisenstein in Guanajuato”

Salon talks to the team behind the new film about Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein’s time in Mexico<p>Cult filmmaker Peter Greenaway wanted to be a painter, and spent four years studying in a London art school. “Painting is the supreme form of expression; you don’t need to ‘read’ painting,” he told …

Stunning Photographs Capture Natural Sculptures Before They Disappear

Artists Martin Hill and Philippa Jones travel from rain forests to Antarctica to create impossible sculptures out of their surroundings.<p>In one of photographer Martin Hill’s most striking images, <i>Synergy</i>, an archway of criss-crossed sticks rises over New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka, where Hill lives with …

Abolish the Oscars — or just let them fade away? Danny Glover and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tackle a fading institution

Glover says “we should do away” with the Oscars; Abdul-Jabbar says they must adapt or die slowly<p>If there’s one thing everyone agrees about in the current Oscar controversy (and there probably isn’t), it’s that Hollywood’s marquee event is fighting a long, losing battle to seem relevant and …

Basic origami fold could create anything from surgical stents to satellites

A versatile origami fold could be the key to creating just about any structure, from the nanoscale to full-scale buildings, according to new …

An army of Chinese trolls has jumped the Great Firewall to attack Taiwanese independence on Facebook

The trolls planned their attack for 7pm, China time, on January 20. Members of Di Ba—one of the largest message boards on the internet—would organize into groups, leap over the Great Firewall to reach Facebook, and flood it with the message that Taiwan is part of China.<p>Their war chant: “Di Ba goes …

This Glass Sculpture Offers Reminder About Critical Issue

“I was interested to see whether the sculpture would be ignored and treated like street furniture as homeless people often are in a city.”<p>As temperatures drop, the risk of homeless people freezing to death dramatically rises, a concern one artist has interpreted through his work to convey the …

American privilege in Taiwan: I lied to my Taiwanese students and told them I didn’t speak Chinese. Here’s how it backfired

Because I was Taiwanese American, my students were shy, distant. Revealing I spoke Chinese made all the difference<p>“You’re American?”<p>I nod.<p>“Do you speak Chinese?”<p>A boy giggles as he and a group of fellow students surround me on the first day that I began teaching them English. I spent the summer of …

Thailand has an aircraft carrier without any aircraft

Its carrier, the HTMS Chakri Naruebet, was meant to be a source of pride for Thailand and symbolize the developing country's power.<p>But that was before the late 1990s Asian financial crisis. Bangkok's grand plans for its carrier were significantly hobbled as a result of the region's economic …

The Chinese Man Collecting Air Pollution to Make a Brick Is One of Many 'Pollution Artists'

As COP21, the annual Conference of Parties that gathers world leaders to discuss climate change, hopes to drive the climate change discussion …

Pollution

Beijing artist wears a wedding dress made of face masks to protest pollution

Living in smog-choked Beijing has inspired Chinese artist Kong Ning to step out in her latest creation — a wedding dress made of the ubiquitous …

Weddings

Museum-goers trading their selfie sticks for pencils and paper is the best idea yet

Yoga Class for Disabled Students Cancelled Because of 'Colonialism and Western Supremacy'

The Centre for Students With Disabilities at the University of Ottawa has shut down a yoga class, designed to be inclusive towards people with …

U.S. economy still hog-tied by lack of small-business credit

Economists disagree on a lot of things, but here is one that everybody pretty much knows for sure: Credit is the lifeline to an economy, and when it dries up you can count on economic growth following suit. That's why a new analysis on small-business lending in the United States is so …

10 Commandments of Bluegrass Guitar

Essential tips for nailing that “high, lonesome” sound.

Itzhak Perlman: I'm Not On The Stage To Walk, I'm On It To Play

On a long drive, Itzhak Perlman will sometimes listen to classical music on the radio and try to guess who's playing.<p>"There is always a question mark," he says. "If it's good, boy, I hope it's me. If it's bad, I hope it's <i>not</i> me."<p>Sometimes it's hard to be sure: Perlman has played so much, for so …

A plastic flying cow sculpture raises a storm of censorship in Jaipur

A life-size styrofoam art installation of a flying cow caused controversy at the Jaipur Art Summit, currently being held in the state of Rajasthan on …

Performance Artist Tamar Ettun on Sculpting With People

Tamar Ettun, <i>Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly</i>, 2015. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Matt Grubb, 2015.<p><b>In Stillness and Urgency: An Interview With Tamar Ettun</b><p>On the eve of the New York premiere of her ambitious performance <i>Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feather</i> …

Massive Daniel Libeskind Sculpture Breaks New Ground in Ceramics

Located in Italy, the 65-foot-tall sculpture appears as almost a hand-sketched object<p>Renowned architect Daniel Libeskind recently unveiled his latest project, a 65-foot-tall multifaceted structure made of ceramic stoneware tiles in Casalgrande, Italy. Located in the northcentral part of the …

Why some Thai sex workers say they are happy in their jobs

<b>This article is based on conversations with more than 20 active and former Thai sex workers held over a 6-month period. The article refers to</b> …

Thailand