• Celebrating Juneteenth in Galveston
    by Clint Smith on June 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The long-held myth goes that on June 19, 1865, Union gen­eral Gordon Granger stood on the balcony of Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas, and read the order that announced the end of slavery. Though no contemporaneous evidence exists to specifically support the claim, the story of General Granger reading from the balcony embedded itself into

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  • Weekly Web Roundup: June 11, 2021
    by Ms. Ann Marie Watson on June 11, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    Friday, June 11, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week: a letter from the Americans for the Arts Board Chair, reflections on healing post-pandemic through the arts, honoring top arts leaders at Annual Convention, and federal arts funding gets significant support from President Biden. 

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  • While We Live
    by Kai Harris on June 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The day after I found out my husband cheated, I licked a stripper’s titties.

  • young leonardo da vinci -- 6/18/21
    on June 18, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Today's selection -- from The Story of Art by E.H. Gombrich. Young Leonardo was apprenticed to the painter and sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio: "Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), the oldest of these famous masters, was born in a Tuscan village. He was apprenticed to a leading Florentine workshop, that of the painter and sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-88). Verrocchio's fame was very great, so great indeed that the city of Venice commissioned […]

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  • On the necessity of obedience
    by Tom Jones on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

    George Berkeley was a visionary immaterialist. And a philosopher whose views on subordination to God legitimised slaveryBy Tom JonesRead 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.

  • When Designing a New Product 4 Must-haves For Your Workstation
    by ID Blogger on June 1, 2021 at 4:13 pm

    When Designing a New Product 4 Must-haves For Your Workstation When it comes to product design and development, your workstation can become like a second home. If you’re spending hours on end working on various projects, it’s important that your workspace is both comfortable and fits all your needs. In this case, there are a few elements to consider that could make your life a little easier when you’re in the zone. Here are a few key […]

  • 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 […]

  • Rome’s FantaFestival Points Way for IRL Film Festivals
    by Alice Tentori on June 18, 2021 at 11:42 am

    The FantaFestival in Rome, Italy, was one of the first international festivals in Europe that was able to reopen to a live audience in a real cinema auditorium. Running from 2nd to 6th June 2021, the 41st edition of the... The post Rome’s FantaFestival Points Way for IRL Film Festivals appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

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  • 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 […]