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Controversial Pittsburgh Police Chief Gives Thumbs-Up to Officer’s Protest Art

Pittsburgh, PA.  Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said he’s proud of an officer’s courage to “speak difficult truths” through his artwork, which protests police brutality against unarmed black men, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. “The preservation of human life, all human lives, is the most foundational value in the policing profession. His statement against police misconduct […]

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Young Arab, Jewish Musicians Showcase Music’s Power to Transcend Boundaries

New York, N.Y.  The Polyphony Foundation—an organization dedicated to using the power of classical music to bridge the divide between Arab and Jewish communities in Israel—hosted a  performance by four young Arab and Jewish musicians comprising The Polyphony Quartet Thursday, May 28. at All Souls Church in New York City. The quartet featured two Arab […]

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Concert to Celebrate Diversity with World Heritage Cultural Center

“I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.” – Actress Alexia Fast Danbury, CT.  The World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC), soon to open its new offices and studios at 155 Main Street, Danbury, CT, will celebrate diversity and recognize leading individuals, partnerships, or organizations […]

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Young French Clarinetist of Extraordinary Talent Plays New York

New York, N.Y.  One can become addicted to the young global talent that plays upon the stages of the world under the banner of Young Concert Artists (YCA), directed by the indomitable Susan Wadsworth. Last week’s concert by a 20-year-old French clarinetist of extraordinary talent and musical exuberance was particularly engaging. Raphaël Sévère. Photo courtesy […]

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NYC’s Delhi Art Gallery Opens First International Gallery

New York, N.Y.  India’s Delhi Art Gallery has announced the opening of its first international venture, a stunning, 7000-square-foot gallery space in the iconic Fuller Building on New York’s Madison Avenue, beginning March 18, 2015. Its first exhibition, India Modern, will preview on the evening of March 17 for select, by-invitation only, guests.  I was […]

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First Family Hosts Reception for 2014 Kennedy Center Honorees

Washington, D.C.  Singer Al Green, actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, singer-songwriter Sting, and comedienne Lily Tomlin were honored this week at the White House. The President and First Lady hosted a reception for this year’s Kennedy Center Honorees. The Kennedy Center Honors, now in its 37th year, recognizes “living individuals who throughout their lifetimes have made […]

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Curiator: What is the Art You Care About?

New York, N.Y.  Whether you are a curator, artist, serious art collector or just someone who wants to learn more about art, you can now explore, collect and share visual art online through new digital platform Curiator.  Launched in April 2014 by founders Tobias Boonstoppel and Moenen Erbuer, Curiator allows users to build a personal, digital […]

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Pomona Cultural Center Presents Multimedia Arts Exhibition

Pomona, N.Y.  The Pomona Cultural Center is pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Art Exhibition, CURVES, a selection of multimedia works by Barbara Galazzo, Carla Goldberg and Ricardo Fuentes. The exhibition embodies an abstract expression for each artist’s imagination and depicts their love, beauty, and artistic vision, through the various styles, use of color, texture, shape, material, and medium.  Creations […]

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