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Fresh from New York, curator Fionn Meade talks about life, art and...

Fresh from New York, cross-disciplinary curator Fionn Meade talks about life, art and the Walker's new show of black performance art.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, African-American, Columbia University, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Mideast participants see opportunity in Berkshire peace summit

With violence raging in the Mideast, a Berkshire-based peace organization is gearing up for its first intercultural youth summit for music and multimedia this summer.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Great Barrington, MA

Minnesota Monthly

Style Profile: Fionn Meade of the Walker Art Center

It's been only a few months since he moved to Minneapolis from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but Fionn Meade is looking very much like a man who has landed in a well-fitting perch.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Askov, MN, Finlayson, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

South China Morning Post

Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

A study shows beef protein to have a much heavier environmental cost than that from pork, poultry , eggs and dairy products.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Yale University, Environment, Global Warming

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS News

Environmental impact of beef, pork, poultry

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, New York, Agriculture, Science

Daily Press & Argus

Study: One tick bite can equal two infections

If you're planning to spend quality time outdoors this summer, new research may give you another reason to guard against ticks.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Public Radio

An Elegant, Thoughtful Exploration Of Life In 'Two Italies'

I remember taking an intermediate Italian class in college, and to gauge our linguistic level of proficiency, the professor assigned us a short essay to write.


Related Topix: Mafia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Music Mountain Presents Benefit Concert Featuring Peter Serkin, The...

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the master pianist Peter Serkin and the acclaimed Orion String Quartet, July 19 , performing a distinguished program including Haydn, plus works for piano and strings by Brahms, and Dvorak.


Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Vampire News, Entertainment, New York, Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School

A captivating exhibition at Transformer Station explores the allure of gazing at strangers

It's impolite to stare at strangers, for good reason. Prolonged staring can be seen as a sign of aggression, or perhaps unwelcome sexual attention.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Mass Live Arts brings performance, film and participatory art to Great Barrington

Mass Live Arts, a summer festival of contemporary and experimental performing arts, returns for its second year to Bard College at Simon's Rock in the Berkshires, through July 26. This year's offerings have expanded from performances to a rotating gallery of visual works by theater artists Andrew Schneider , Anne Gridley and Nature Theater of ... (more)


Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Art Daily

MIT List Visual Arts Center's List Projects presents Sergei Tcherepnin

Sergei Tcherepnin with Ei Arakawa, ARCHICACTUS , 2012. Performance, 30th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Photo by Leo Eloy.


Related Topix: Hudson, NY, Pavilion, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Art Daily


Lynne Cooke, renowned art scholar, will become senior curator, special projects in modern art, at the National Gallery of Art , Washington, effective August 11, 2014.


Related Topix: New York, Yale University, Sweden, World News,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

The Buzz

The Grand Union just outside Watervliet on Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham is the home of Grace Fellowship's Latham campus, as it's called, while in the Sycaway section of Troy, a Grand Union on Hoosick Street long ago became the home of Temple Beth El.


Related Topix: Watervliet, NY, Latham, NY, Troy, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Can You Guess The Most Expensive Colleges in Mass.?

In case you weren't already overwhelmed with thinking about the cost of higher education, The US Department of Education recently released its rankings of the country's highest and lowest college tuitions and net prices using data from the 2012-2013 school year.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, UMass Amherst

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Art Daily

An exhibition of works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection on view at Bard College

Ilene Segalove, All of My Pants Except The Ones I was Wearing - Fronts. All of My Pants Except The Ones I was Wearing - Backs, 1974.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hudson Becomes Valley of the Art Galleries

If the art-world establishment jets around the globe from biennial to biennial, often within the span of weeks, what's a two-hour drive? In Hudson, N.Y., along the river in Columbia County and reachable by car or Amtrak, cheap rents have proven attractive to a host of full-time artists.


Related Topix: Hudson, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Kinderhook, NY, Opinion

Financial Times

Trisha Brown, Bard SummerScape, Upstate New York

In her early dances, Trisha Brown eschewed the trappings of theatre. The work was transparently utilitarian, setting out problems and solving them in galleries, on rooftops and down the sides of buildings, without lighting or music or costumes.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

North Adams: Berkshire United Way grant funds a Berkshire County Goes to Collegea

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has received a grant award of $11,000 from the Berkshire United Way to support Berkshire County Goes to College, an annual event held by The Berkshire Compact for Education and MCLA.


Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Oboist Claire Brazeau Appointed to Los Angelas Chamber Orchestra

Music Director Jeffrey Kahane has named Claire Brazeau to second oboe of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra .


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Switzerland Travel, Europe Travel, Arts, Opera, Symphony

Hofstra adopts test-optional admission policy

Hofstra is going test optional, the large Long Island private university stated on its website last week.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Hofstra University, New York, Wesleyan University, Wake Forest University