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Study touts health care workers with less than bachelor's degree

Among Las Vegas workers with less than a bachelor’s degree only 3.5 percent hold jobs in the most common health care occupations, the lowest percentage among the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, the Brookings Institution reported Wednesday night.

Art, sports go head-to-head in exhibit

"Game Changer," the new exhibition at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, highlights the elements of art inherent in sports, including what athletes wear.

Art, sports go head-to-head in exhibit

"Game Changer," the new exhibition at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, highlights the elements of art inherent in sports, including what athletes wear.

Seven arrested internationally in $1.6 million StubHub fraud

Police arrested seven people tied to a $1.6 million international fraud that used stolen credit cards to buy tickets through the StubHub online market to thousands of events, including Yankees baseball games, Broadway shows and Jay-Z concerts. Officials from the United States, Canada and United Kingdom announced the arrests on Wednesday at a press conference by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus ...

Trainer Art Sherman to be honored with Laffit Pincay Jr. award

Trainer Art Sherman to be honored with Laffit Pincay Jr. award.

In Art the Safest Bet is the Biggest Bet

The examples are plentiful, like the disastrous Damien Hirst auction the night Lehman Brothers went under. Felix Salmon took on the claim that the top 50 contemporary artists in the world outperform the S&P 500, pointing out that the art price index rose largely by dropping the artists whose prices fell. "The real point here is that contemporary art is always full of here-today-gone-tomorrow art ...

In Art the Safest Bet is the Biggest Bet

The examples are plentiful, like the disastrous Damien Hirst auction the night Lehman Brothers went under. Felix Salmon took on the claim that the top 50 contemporary artists in the world outperform the S&P 500, pointing out that the art price index rose largely by dropping the artists whose prices fell. "The real point here is that contemporary art is always full of here-today-gone-tomorrow art ...

Former friends in court battle over painting

The arrangements between auction houses and art consultants who advise wealthy clients on their art purchases are being laid bare in a Supreme Court case involving an alleged fake Albert Tucker which was sold by Christies in 1999.

Shania Twain Closing Curtain on Vegas Tenure

It's been a great two years for country-pop queen Shania Twain at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, but I guess all good things must come to an end, right?

Will Consumers Be Sold on an eBay-Sotheby’s Collaboration?

For a second time, Sotheby’s -- the prestigious auction house -- is forming an alliance with eBay to make its fine art, antiques and other high-end goods accessible to the public. Will consumers buy the idea?

Shania Twain Announces End of Las Vegas Residency

Shania Twain’s time in Las Vegas is drawing to a close. She has announced that her two-year residence, Shania: Still The One, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, will wrap on Saturday, December 13. “At the beginning of this amazing journey, through the rediscovery for my love of performing, I knew the stage would feel [...]

Art goes underground after dark

Take a panoramic tour of hidden Melbourne ahead of a one-night art festival to be held in a city undeground substation tonight.

NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game — were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ten people around the world have ...

How to choose furniture for your home

You don't need an art auction catalogue or an art history book to justify your sense of style.   Think of a trustworthy artisan or furniture store and set out to find a piece that's made of heavy wood. When it comes to furniture selection, function is still most important.

Manitoulin Island artists shine amongst the stars at 37th annual La Cloche Art Show

WHITEFISH FALLS—When the La Cloche Art Show first began, 37 years ago, every piece of submitted art went into the show. But that was then.

Arts Fest to focus on family fun

What began more than 40 years ago as a small fine art show, the Englewood Art Festival has evolved into family fun days.

Art at the Aspen’ show set for Oct. 25, 26

The annual “AAUW Art at the Aspen” art show and sale is being staged Oct. 25 and 26 at Sun City in Apple Valley. All artists in the High Desert’s valley and mountain communities are invited to submit an application to participate in this long running art show and sale. For an application in fill-in and printable form, visit:

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

FILE- In this July 8, 2014 file photo, Deb Greene, 65, Cannabis City's first customer, displays her purchase of legal recreational marijuana at the store in Seattle. Greene plans to donate the pot on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, to Museum of History and Industry in Seattle.. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Pool, File) SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday.


SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: ‘Acting in Translation’

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, “Acting in Translation.” While th

T Magazine: A Singapore Startup Sells Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia, Without the Intimidation Factor

Art Loft, an online gallery founded by three young women, works directly with talent throughout the region and aims to demystify the buying process.

HIOBS 50th Anniversary Celebration Unites Maine-Inspired Artists

The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (HIOBS), a Maine-based nonprofit educational organization, is celebrating its 50th year with an Anniversary Bash, a benefit dinner and art auction, on Friday, August 22 at Point Lookout Resort in Lincolnville, ME. Endorsed by renowned art critic and writer Carl Little, the auction will feature artwork from more than 30 notable artists with ties to Maine ...

Going to Vegas? Last chances to see Shania Twain

Country superstar ending Las Vegas shows in December.

Country star Shania Twain's 2-year-long series of shows in Las Vegas set to end in December

Country superstar Shania Twain will end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she made a grand Sin City entrance on horseback and began performing at Caesars Palace. Twain announced 16 "Shania: Still the One" shows in October and December, in addition to summer performances running through Saturday at the Colosseum — the same venue that hosts fellow Canadian ...

I Watched the Entirety of a 25-Hour Art Show at DCAC

This past weekend, in honor of its 25th anniversary, DC Arts Center (DCAC) exhibited art nonstop for 25 hours . The goal was to one-up the First 24, the venue's inaugural all-night show that celebrated its opening in 1989. That show, recalls DCAC executive director B. Stanley , was a resounding success, despite being broken up by the cops after getting too raucous.

Artists Compete to Benefit The Retreat Domestic Violence Services

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Retreat's 6th Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show announced a deadline of Tuesday, September 16, 2104 for submission of works by artists worldwide to compete for a gallery showing while simultaneously raising funds to end the cycle of domestic violence. The competition culminates in the top 25 entries being displayed in a group art show at ...

Art Basel Asia Director Renfrew to Join Bonhams Asia

Art Basel Asia Director Magnus Renfrew will join Bonhams as deputy chairman Asia and director of Fine Arts in September, he said by telephone today.

Art Basel Asia Director Renfrew to Join Bonhams Asia

Art Basel Asia Director Magnus Renfrew will join Bonhams as deputy chairman Asia and director of Fine Arts in September, he said by telephone today.

Twain sets Vegas end date

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Country superstar Shania Twain says she'll end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she began performing at Caesars Palace.

From Smeared Paint into Works of Art

“Just enjoy the colors,” Matthew Palmo says to his students as they drag paint across canvas with an index card at a recent art class.

How Smartphones Opened Up a Wonderful New Frontier for Art

David Sparshott For most of history, great art tended to be inseparable from its physical setting. There was no Sphinx without Giza, no Creation of Adam without the Sistine Chapel, no Hamlet (in performance, at least) without the Globe Theater. Only in the age of reproduction (first mechanical, then digital) did we cut that once […]

Shania Twain to wrap 2-year Las Vegas residency December; announces 16 new shows

TORONTO - Come on over, Shania Twain fans: the Canadian country superstar has announced her final run of shows on the Las Vegas Strip. Twain's two-year residency at Caesars Palace will conclude with a 16-show run, culminating in a finale on Dec. 13. In the meantime, "Shania: Still the One" is ...

Lady Gaga proves that she’s the ultimate showgirl at MGM Grand

Lady Gaga was the very center of attention during every moment of the first of two Las Vegas shows in her “ArtRave: The ArtPop Ball” tour Saturday night (Gaga returns to MGM Grand Garden on Friday, Aug. 1). “I’m like the ultimate showgirl!” a glittering Gaga shouted.

Nicolas Cage inspires an art show in L.A.

C. Molly Smith visits a loft where the Oscar winner is weekend's ultimate muse

Shania Twain's Vegas residency to end in December

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Country superstar Shania Twain will end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she made a grand Sin City entrance on horseback and began performing at Caesars Palace.

Ashley Spitsnogle to hold Omaha art show

Odell native Ashley Spitsnogle will host an art show in Omaha next weekend.

Framed Turns Digital Images Into Wall Art

The internet is full of digital art that would look great on your wall. FRM has created FRAMED, a digital canvas for digital artists, which comes in 24- or 40-inch models and works with an iOS or Android app. The HD screens with IPS technology support 16.7 million colors, and according to the company, 180 degree viewing angles.

The faun, parrot and $86,000 'fake'

Sydney barrister sues exclusive auction house in case that threatens to lift lid on art world.

Supreme Court fraud case reveals corruption in art market

Up to 30 per cent of the artworks offered in the Australian art market could be forgeries, the Supreme Court has been told in a case that threatens to lift the lid on dubious practices in the art world.

Mastering the Art of Conversation: 7 Steps to Being Smooth

In The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure, Catherine Blyth gives some great tips on handling the subtle nuances of polite interaction. Here are seven of my favorite bits:   How To Make Small Talk Via The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure: Whatever the context, old…

Group hopes to build Oklahoma pop culture museum

Musician Jamie Oldaker holds a hat that once belonged to Western swing musician Bob Wills at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Oldaker said it’s just simple math for Oklahoma to have a museum dedicated to showcasing the contributions of the musicians, actors, writers, cartoonists and other artists who claim ties to the state. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jamie Oldaker toured the world drumming for the likes of Eric Clapton, among others, but he never lost touch with Oklahoma, where he honed the skills that enabled him to spend his life making music.


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Art continues to help the parish of St Michael’s to raise funds to restore its 150-year-old church in Maracas Valley. For the second consecutive year, the parishioners organised an Art Exhibition, Sale and Auction as a fundraiser.

NYC museum gets gift of Lichtenstein sketchbooks

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of Roy Lichtenstein has donated 21 of the pop artist's sketchbooks and two of his early drawings to the Morgan Library & Museum.

Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall-Museum

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, from left, outfits from Beyonce's 2013 Super Bowl performance, 2011"Sweet Dreams," 2003 "Single Ladies" and 2003 "Dangerously in Love" are displayed in a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The Rock Hall announced Friday, July 18, 2014, that outfits from Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance and music videos will debut Tuesday in the Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall in its Legends of Rock section next to iconic pieces from Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) NEW YORK (AP) — A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.


London street artist makes hit - and money - with dog sketches

John Dolan sits on a street sketching alongside his dog George as he poses for a photograph in London By Daan Kaur LONDON (Reuters) - A former homeless man's sketches of his dog George, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier he credits with changing his life, are commanding rising prices in a London gallery and have earned him a show in Los Angeles. John Dolan, 43, who used to sell his sketches for pocket change and now gets 3,000 to 4,000 pounds ($6,800) for them, said he had descended into a life of poverty, drugs, crime and homelessness until a homeless woman got George, then a puppy, in exchange for the price of a can of beer and gave the dog to Dolan. He started drawing the dog and the scenes around him while begging on the street, and soon passersby were buying his sketches, he said. "The drawings that I do of him are quite simple but I've done one that's been in most of the papers, it's the very detailed one, it's quite a big drawing," Dolan said, while sitting in his favorite spot on an east London street.


German artist Otto Piene dies, aged 86

FILE - The July 16, 2014 file photo shows German artist Otto Piene after a press conference for the exhibition "Otto Piene. More Sky' in Berlin. Piene, known for his colorful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at age 86. Piene died Thursday, July 17, 2014 shortly after the opening of an exhibition of his work at Berlin's Neue Nationalgalerie. (AP Photo/dpa, Wolfgang Kumm, file) BERLIN (AP) — German artist Otto Piene, known for his colorful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at age 86.


American Stages: Song catalogues continue to woo producers and bullets for Broadway shows

Above and beyond the Broadway closings already announced, and in many cases already completed, two more shows announced this week that they’d be calling it quits. The Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me…

Calendar: Colorado Art Show Openings, 7/18/2014

"Grand Opening," Tanis Bula, Sheryl Babiarz, Paul Chenoweth and others, through July 18. Opening reception: 5-9 p.m. July 18. 200 Santa Fe Drive, 303-758-3936, facebook.com/AandAArt

KISS Get Las Vegas Residency Shows

The rumors are true! KISS will take over the The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with a residency for nine shows beginning this November 5th. Check out a promo video for the event below.

Owner of offbeat Elvis museum found dead

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2009 file photo, Paul MacLeod stands before a poster of Elvis Presley in the antebellum home and a private Elvis Presley museum he calls "Graceland Too," in Holly Springs, Miss. MacLeod, a lifetime Elvis fanatic, was found dead on the porch of his home early Thursday, July 17, 2014, two days after authorities say he shot and killed a man who forced his way into the attraction. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man who converted his antebellum home into a cluttered, quirky Elvis Presley shrine was found dead Thursday on the front porch, two days after police said he fatally shot a man who forced his way into the museum.


George Lucas Facing Possible Lawsuit Over Chicago Museum Build

George Lucas Facing Possible Lawsuit Over Chicago Museum Build The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By RYAN REED Back in June, George Lucas announced plans to build a private museum in the Windy City, but he's facing some political opposition from Chicago open space advocates, who claim his $1 billion, 95,000-square-foot design for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art would be in violation of city ordinances created to protect public space adjacent to Lake Michigan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the advocates are threatening to file a lawsuit that would block the 70-year-old "Star Wars" creator from carrying out the build. ...


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