Coronavirus: Report suggests arts industry faces ‘ruinous losses’

A spokesman for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) told BBC News: “The government has announced unprecedented financial aid for the arts and cultural sectors, including the Self Employed Support Scheme, the job retention scheme, a year’s business rates holiday, and the Arts Council’s £160 million emergency response package.

Where do Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stand on the arts?

“Throughout his career Vice President Biden has been a strong supporter of the arts,” a campaign spokesperson told Hyperallergic. “Vice President Biden knows investing in the arts is critical for job creation and he is committed to promoting and supporting the arts in schools as well as the diversity and richness of ideas that keep […]

Funds requested from university for conduct of university exams

He has requested the university authorities to sanction an amount of ₹ 20 per student per examination to properly sanitise the exam centers, clean the rooms and also set up separate halls for students who are unwell and who would need to be separated from their peers. Dr. Sanil has said that there could be […]

Not just for Christmas: panto cancellations threaten theatres’ future

Pantomime, Worthington stresses, is at the heart of the theatre ecology. He quotes the title of a book about Salisbury Playhouse: Putting on Panto to Pay for the Pinter. The Christmas box-office bounty enables regional theatres to stage a variety of other work. Those venues are themselves inseparable from the more prominent, better-funded organisations in […]

Sam Mendes calls on Netflix and Amazon to share ‘Covid-19 windfall’ with theatre

The Cultural Investment Participation Scheme was outlined last month by the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre, which submitted a paper to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport proposing a series of practical solutions to support the theatre industry, amid warnings that 70% of theatres will run out of cash by the end of 2020. […]

The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need

Third, we need to make sure that tightening belts doesn’t squeeze out people who have been historically underrepresented in the sector. Cultural diversity must be prioritised in the way that any investment is distributed. The social inequalities of our sector must be tackled. Our world leading D/deaf, neurodiverse and disabled talent must be championed. We […]

Weinstein ‘offered Rose McGowan $1m’ hush money

Weinstein was a concert promoter in Buffalo, New York, before moving into the film industry. It was at this time that Hope Exiner d’Amore worked for his company for a few weeks and told the paper he raped her in a hotel.

Arts advocate a little deflated after blow-up Shrooms damaged in Hamilton

READ MORE:’Shroom with a view: Giant glowing mushrooms to transform Hamilton’s Garden Place into an after-dark wonderlandMushrooms are having a moment, and Kiwis are growing their ownThe shapes of things to come: Interactive light sculptures for Garden Place

This Mercedes-Benz G-Class Race Car Is Actually An Art Project

Born in Essen, Gorden Wagener is the Chief Design Officer Daimler Group – a position he has held since 2016. After studying Industrial Design at the University of Essen, he honed his skills in Transportation Design at London’s Royal College of Art. He joined Mercedes-Benz over two decades ago, initially working as an exterior designer […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Pay Back $3.1 Million, but the Media Won’t Let Go

It does not matter that Harry and Meghan have now officially repaid the $3.1 million of public money (£2.4 million) used to renovate their British residence, Frogmore Cottage. People reported Tuesday that the couple are also not relying on any financial assistance from Harry’s dad, Prince Charles, who had not—as had been supposed—funded security costs […]