• Redux: A Dining Room Deserted
    by The Paris Review on November 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    This week, we’ve lowered the paywall on Derek Walcott’s Art of Poetry interview, a short story by Nick Fuller Googins, and a poem by Pablo Neruda.

  • A Portable 4K Touchscreen For High-Res CAD on the Go
    by SolidSmack on November 24, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    With 4K screens the norm nowadays, you would think there are many an option for portable 4K displays. Well, there are. There are just a couple of problems. First of all, there are a lot of options. Second, the combo of 4K, touchscreen, and features means a price point that skimps on one or the [...] The post A Portable 4K Touchscreen For High-Res CAD on the Go appeared first on SolidSmack.

  • Weekly Web Roundup: Nov. 16-20, 2020
    by Ms. Ann Marie Watson on November 20, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    Friday, November 20, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAs we head into the Thanksgiving holiday we reflect on the urgent work of 2020, both in our own offices and at programs across the country, as the arts and culture field works to support and solve challenges related to the COVID pandemic, racial equity, and more. Wishing you a safe, happy, and creative season!

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  • Year of the Rat
    by Simona Blat on November 24, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    The rat marks this year as the beginning of some kind of new cycle, though what will be new, and whether or not it will be good, is unknowable.

  • charles rules america -- 11/24/20
    on November 24, 2020 at 8:20 am

    Today's selection -- from Emperor: A New Life of Charles V by Geoffrey Parker. For most of the years after Spain reached the New World, America was part of the dominion of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), and it was in this period that the first major extractions of gold and silver from the New World occurred, and were used by Charles to finance his wars of empire. His European dominion included areas roughly similar to what we now call the […]

  • Ping pong Sufi
    by Aeon Video on November 24, 2020 at 11:01 am

    ‘I’m just measuring myself with myself’: how one Sufi practitioner seeks transcendence at his local ping pong tableBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon

  • Online Dating: Does Education Matter?
    on January 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to new research.

  • Kickstarter Campaigns Worth Checking Out!
    by ID Blogger on November 2, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    A Kickstarter Campaign Worth Checking Out! A Non-Stick Chef Knife For Kitchen Enthusiasts Have you ever been chopping your ingredients and wished they didn’t get stuck to the knife? This simple yet unique new knife solves this problem. Most vegetables contain a lot of moisture and because of this, the pieces you cut will typically stick to the blade, and subsequently, they will fall off the blade and roll in all directions creating a mess on […]

  • What’s happening with Haute Culture Textile Tours?! A not so easy post to write!
    by Donna on August 4, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    Hi Team! My incredibly lovely and supportive Haute Culture Community! It’s been a long old time since I’ve done this, and it feels great, and strange, and exciting, to be finally getting back to blogging. I’m sorry it’s been so long, but as we all know, things somewhat hit the fan over the last six months. After a period of serious and considered change, I finally feel like it’s time to reach out to you all about what I’ve been doing […]

  • Tackling The Mental Health Consequences of Covid-19, with Heather Morgan of Harkins Theatres
    by Helen Budge on November 23, 2020 at 9:19 am

    Heather Morgan, Vice President of Content and Programming for Harkins Theatres in the United States, is a good example of how education-to-career pathways aren’t always linear. With a PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, a usual role for the recipient... The post Tackling The Mental Health Consequences of Covid-19, with Heather Morgan of Harkins Theatres appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Tau Lewis at Cooper Cole
    by Contemporary Art Daily on November 24, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    Artist: Tau Lewis Venue: Cooper Cole, Toronto Exhibition Title: Triumphant Alliance of the Ubiquitous Blossoms of Incarnate Souls Date: October 17 – November 28, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Cooper Cole, Toronto   Link: Tau Lewis at Cooper Cole The post Tau Lewis at Cooper Cole first appeared on Contemporary Art Daily.

  • From the Archives: An Interview with Gerhard Demetz
    by Nastia Voynovskaya on May 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    It is often said that children are privy to a certain wisdom inaccessible to adults, that their naivete allows them to gaze at the world without the cynicism that comes from a long time of living in it. In his large-scale wood sculptures, Italian artist Gehard Demetz presents children as powerful figures — knowing, self-aware and bold. A master craftsman, Demetz creates his compositions within a surrealist framework, portraying his subjects […]