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Calvin Royal III in Apollo, © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo- Rosalie O'Connor.

Ballet dancers will take to the stage June 4-7 at the College of Charleston’s River’s Green. Calvin Royal III in Apollo, © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo- Rosalie O’Connor.


There is a reason Charleston has been called the best city in the world. The culture, the architecture, the grand homes and the natural wonders that surround us are renowned.

In 1977, Spoleto Festival USA brought an even sharper focus to what we have in our nook of the globe. The pandemic prevented the annual festival in 2020 for the first time since its inception. But, it’s back, and it begins a week from today, May 28.






Nigel Redden

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“It is absolutely on again,” Nigel Redden, the General Director of Spoleto Festival USA, said when I spoke to him last week about how Spoleto will be somewhat different this year. “It is such a relief to have it back, and I

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Entertainment Design Bfa Degree

And it’s the dictinction between art/entertainment made for the sake of giving pleasure and art/entertainment made for the sake of being profitable. Sometimes it may be useful to have phrases for sure classes of ideas, but I didn’t feel that the way most people use the time period art was in any way helpful. I’ve seen it used for “entertainment that’s not enjoyable”, “entertainment from tons of of years ago” or for “entertainment that’s higher than different entertainment”, and clearly we will not want either of these. The foreign Art broadcast service is a operate of the External Services Division of All India Radio. In 1994 seventy hours of news, features, and entertainment programs had been broadcast every day in twenty-5 languages using thirty-two shortwave transmitters. The principal target audiences are listeners in neighbouring international locations and the massive overseas Indian community. Indian Art was given a brand new lease … Read More

An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration



An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration


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An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration

For hobby pilot and brand consultant Akshay Sharma, a venture that began in a serendipitous moment — when he could not find a wooden replica of a vintage aircraft propeller he wanted as a decor accessory for his newly built home — is now paying global dividends.

His boutique decor brand, WoodFeather, has been picked by Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun franchise, starring Tom Cruise, to design, create and sell, globally, propellers inspired by Maverick, the next movie in the super-successful series.

Two years ago when Sharma stumbled upon an article on Maverick, which will release in July 2021, something sort of clicked in his head. “I felt goosebumps go up my arms. It would have been a missed opportunity if I did not do something with Top Gun,” he says, the excitement palpable

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El Paso first-grader’s ‘peace and love’ flag design wins statewide art contest

An El Paso’s first grader’s drawing representing peace and love took the top prize in a statewide flag design contest. 

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Amariah Adame was named the state winner for the elementary school category in the Texas Art Education Association‘s Youth Art Month contest.

“I was thinking of a peace sign,” she said. “It makes people come together.”

The 6-year-old, who attends Sgt. Jose F. Carrasco Elementary School in Socorro ISD, was one of three winners in the statewide contest, which judged entries in elementary, middle and high school categories. 



graphical user interface, website: Carrasco Elementary first-grader Amariah Adame won a statewide art contest for her flag design representing "peace and love" in January 2021.


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Carrasco Elementary first-grader Amariah Adame won a statewide art contest for her flag design representing “peace and love” in January 2021.

This is the first time in more than 10 years that an SISD student’s flag design has won the

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