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Arkansas FORMAT Fest Lives Up To Promise to Blend Art, Music, and Tech – ARTnews.com

Bentonville, Arkansas may not ring a bell for most people, but this weekend the town hosted a major, new music, art and technology festival: FORMAT. It shouldn’t be a surprise. Bentonville is the home of Walmart and, over the past ten years, the Walton family has done their utmost to invest in the rapidly growing region, from paving mountain biking trails to setting up ...

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Meet the stars riding the crest of hallyu, the Korean wave in fashion, art, film and music | Culture

Gochujang fried chicken at a gastropub in London. Girl band Blackpink front row at Paris fashion week. Hour-long queues for BTS merchandise in Las Vegas. Ariana Grande dressed in a glittery emerald two-piece from Miss Sohee. Over the past few years, Korea’s soft power has rocketed in the west. Park Chan-wook was named best director at Cannes film festival in May for his Palme ...

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“Lost in Music” by Mr. Woodland in Weeze, Germany – StreetArtNews

Daniel Westermeier aka Mr. Woodland recently worked on a new mural in Weeze, Germany for San Hejmo Music & Culture Festival.Mr Woodland was born and raised in Bavaria, Erding in Germany. He studied graphic design in Munich, but as an artist he is self-educated from the very beginning. Becoming Mr Woodland, his graffiti influences developed to a mixture of contemporary painting, graphic fragments and surrealism. Since ...

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‘He’s Entitled to His Opinion’: We Spoke to the Fan Artist Who Went Viral After Music Legend David Crosby Insulted His Tribute Portrait

David Crosby, of the band Crosby Stills and Nash, has become the subject of widespread derision for his insulting response to a fan who shared a portrait of the 80-year-old musician on Twitter. DJB Sackett, a 54-year-old charity worker from Sheffield, U.K., started making art for the first time in 30 years after being furloughed from his job during the pandemic. On July 16, ...

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Art in primary schools to be graded like music | News

Children will be able to be graded in art as they are in music under exams being drawn up by a leading university.Millions of pupils work towards grades on different instruments or take assessments in dramatic arts, and the equivalent for the art and design world is being developed by the University of the Arts London (UAL) because of cuts to the subject in ...

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In Pictures: See Some of the Fabulously Fun Visual Artworks Decorating This Year’s Henley Music and Arts Festival in England

A summertime music and arts festival may not be your usual venue for selling art, but then the annual Henley Festival in Henley-on-Thames isn’t your usual festival. While the principal players in the festival, which ended July 10, were the musicians and comedians taking the stage, from Tom Jones to Boney M, a slew of contemporary art installations were scattered across the site of ...

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Lebanon’s music festivals make modest comeback after crisis

How Saudi Arabia’s Makkah Route initiative has made Asian pilgrims’ Hajj journey easier DHAKA/ISLAMABAD/JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of thousands of Asian pilgrims are performing Hajj in Islam’s holiest cities, many of them as part of the Makkah Route initiative, which offers them ease of travel and relief after two difficult years of the pandemic. One of Islam’s five pillars of faith, Hajj was restricted over ...

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