George Lucas Breaks Ground on LA’s Museum of Narrative Art

At times, the groundbreaking resembled a movie premiere minus the red carpet, with television cameras and photographers capturing the moment. Lucas called on Spielberg to join him on the mound of dirt, directing his friend to give a thumbs-up to the cameras. 

The arts are worthy of greater federal support

The arts account for hundreds of billions of dollars in our economy. Recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) shows that the arts and culture sector added $877.8 billion — 4.5 percent — to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, with more than five […]

An Egyptian tomb decorated with fine art and hieroglyphs belonged to a high ranking general who served pharaoh Rameses II around 3,300 years ago, reveals new research

Human remains are yet to be found, but the team of archaeologists did unearth a number of rooms, including chapels, a forecourt and ‘statue room.’ It is believed the artwork (pictured) depicts the military prowess and international relations of the army veteran

Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar to Curate Exhibits for Academy Museum

Lee won his first Oscar for best adapted screenplay on 2019’s “BlacKkKansman,” in addition to an honorary award in 2016. Almodóvar earned two Academy Awards for his films “All About My Mother” in 1999 and “Talk to Her” in 2002. Last year, Guðnadóttir became just the fourth woman in history to win the Oscar for […]

Coronavirus: China donates 1000 ventilators to New York as Donald Trump addresses nation on horror week ahead

“We can really accurately track who has the virus and if we isolate them and we do that as frequently as we can, across as broad a set of populations as we can, hopefully then we can track any chains of transmission and quickly close them down,” he said in an Australian Academy of Science […]

Creating art using fire

Obviously the works using this technique are largely in brown and black. “The amount of the powder decides the shades; the larger the fire, the darker the mark will it leave behind,” he says. Of course the artist is aware of the dangers and challenges. For one, if he makes a mistake, it can’t be […]

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo World Television Premiere: Allu Arjun Starrer Coming Soon On Gemini TV!

Allu Arjun’s Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo has indeed won the hearts of the audiences with its theatrical as well as the recent OTT release. To garner the attention of a much bigger audience, the makers of the action drama are gearing up for the television premiere on Gemini TV. Though the makers have not yet confirmed the […]

Sunday Conversation: The Woodlands Arts Council Executive Director Mike Bass

Well, it’s fairly interesting. I was taking pilates classes with the president, Cindy Hardin, and at the time I was serving on the Township board as a director. I served on the Township board from May of 2012 to November 2016. So Cindy asked me if I would get involved. This was right before The […]

Ant & Dec face-off with TV pals Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield as they set sights on 17th presenter prize in National Television Awards 2018 nominations

The Great British Bake Off will be hoping to take home the Challenge Show trophy after its move from the BBC to Channel 4, but faces tough competition from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, MasterChef and last year’s breakout show Love Island.

The Worst Art Thefts of the Past Century

of James Felch, author of the antiquities trafficking blog Chasing Aphrodite. Felch was instrumental in exposing the illegal origins of many items in the Getty collection and is the co-author, with Ralph Frammolino, of the book Chasing Aphrodite. In just the past few weeks Felch and his readers have identified a number of pieces of […]