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Chicago Officials Ask People to Report ‘Suspicious Activity’ Amid Old Town Art Fair, Blues Fest, Weekend Events – NBC Chicago

As art fairs, music festivals, races and sporting events take over Chicago this weekend, officials are asking that people report any suspicious activity and expect heavy traffic. Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications warned people headed to the city from Friday through Sunday to be wary of additional crowds, leading to different traffic patterns and likely delays. OEMC also warned Chicgaoans to be ...

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In the news: New public art in Basildon town centre to mark HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Basildon's rich cultural heritage has been added to in the form of a new permanent display of public art in Basildon town centre. A Bronze relief of HM The Queen has today been unveiled on the outside of The Basildon Centre, being designed locally by born and bred Basildon sculptor Aden Hynes.  The sculpture is in commemoration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, and ...

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Alston Landscape Art Town Initiative awarded for efforts

An award ceremony has celebrated the efforts of community groups in Cumbria. One such group is Alston Landscape Art Town Initiative, which claims its goal is to promote Alston Moor as a centre for landscape art, to attract visitors year-round and support local artists, and which won a certificate for its many efforts. High Sheriff of Cumbria, David Beeby, welcomed people from around the ...

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Borderers treated to free light show at Kelso Town Hall

BORDERERS were treated to a free light show organised by Borders Art Fair at the weekend. Colourful designs by around 30 young artists were projected onto the façade of Kelso Town Hall. More than 100 young people responded to the call to reimagine the 19th-century century neoclassical building with their very own designs. Some 30 of the best were projected onto the building to ...

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Half-term: Art fun for families in St Helens town centre

FAMILIES are being invited to St Helens town centre to enjoy a selection of exhibitions, artworks and events over half-term. Life-sized illustrated Alien characters have landed in units 6 and 9 Church Square as part of the fun. The opening exhibition is Aliens, Zombies and Monsters by Aaron Blecha and Alien Agency by Cath Garvey.  Blecha’s life-sized alien, zombie and monster characters will be set ...

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When N.F.T.s Invade an Art Town

This past October, Erick Calderon stood in front of a crowd in Marfa, the West Texas town beloved by artists, and attempted to explain, in a public town-hall meeting, his new venture: a showcase of N.F.T. art. The Marfa gallery is the physical embodiment of Art Blocks, a virtual platform for N.F.T.s that Calderon launched at the end of 2020. Since then, the platform ...

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Remains of Roman Town Found Beneath Future Train Tracks in England – ARTnews.com

The ground in Northamptonshire, England, has been hiding the remains of an affluent Roman trading town for more than 1,700 years, according to findings from archaeologists working in the area. As reported in the Guardian, the discoveries have included an old road, buildings for different kinds of life and work, hundreds of coins, and four water wells used in a once-prosperous town “whose inhabitants ...

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New mobile app spotlights history, art of Wailuku town | News, Sports, Jobs

A map shows the location of places of interest featured in a new mobile app, “Ho‘okama‘aina,” which showcases the history and culture of Wailuku town. Photo courtesy Small Town Big ArtThe Maui News A new mobile app celebrating the history of Wailuku town and offering walking tours of the area has been launched, according to an announcement from Maui County, Hale Ho’ike’ike at the ...

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Penélope Cruz Paints the Town Red for MoMA Film Benefit – ARTnews.com

Penélope Cruz, decked in red, was the honoree at the Museum of Modern Art’s 2021 Film Benefit this week, when the proceedings returned to in-person attendance for eye-grabbing stars of the silver screen. Chanel, for which Cruz has been a brand ambassador since 2018, collaborated with MoMA on the event to raise money for MoMA’s Department of Film, which dates back to 1935 and ...

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