Month: September 2022

“When the dogs stop barking” explores the humanitarian crisis at the borders

“NM 2 TRU (in progress)”, Haley Greenfeather English (Red Lake/Turtle Mountain-Ojibwe/Irish). (Courtesy of 516 Arts) The border landscape is a cauldron where political divisions and humanitarian unrest converge. The US Border Patrol and Immigration Customs Enforcement police the area as a militarized zone, imprisoning countless asylum seekers in internment camps. Open at 516 ARTS, “When …

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Fantastic Fest review: Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters: Inside the dark mind of the man who created Hellboy – Screens

If my house ever collapses, it will be because of the stress placed on the structure by what I can only call Mike Mignola’s wing. Shelf after shelf of trade paperbacks, with the small Dark Horse Press chess piece logo on the spine, color coded for series and individual stories. Witch Seeker. Abe Sapien. BPRD. …

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Mexico investigates alleged destruction of Frida Kahlo drawing, which was burned for having it scanned and sold as NFT

Millionaire businessman Martin Mobarak was burned a few months ago spooky ghost (1944), an original drawing by Frida Khalo was valued at $10 million (about 10,405,827 euros or about 200 million pesos). believed to have done so with the intention of Convert functions to specific NFTs,non-fungible token), also known as “crypto art, According to the …

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ADDED MULTIMEDIA Cornerstone Building Brands CEO Rose Lee Named 2022 Pinnacle Award Recipient by Asian American Business Development Center

CARY, North Carolina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cornerstone Building Brands, the largest manufacturer of outdoor building products in North America, today announced that President and CEO Rose Lee has been named the 2022 Pinnacle Award recipient by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC). The Pinnacle Award recognizes individuals widely recognized as leaders in their fields and at the …

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Meet the typographic artist exploring the hidden visual culture in Arab history

Young visual artist Ali Almasri from Amman, Jordan uses the Arabic letter as a form of identity. His visuals are dictated by his personal experiences and his inspirations from his native culture. With a background in printmaking, traditional Arabic calligraphy and the history of Islamic arts, he has led workshops in different cities in the …

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In a nutshell — Provocative piece inspired by the traditions of comic absurd — The Mendocino Beacon

“My task, which I try to accomplish, is, through the power of writing, to make you heard, to make you feel, it is above all to make you see.” —Joseph Conrad The current production of the Mendocino Theater Company, in a word, is a provocative piece that draws on the traditions of comic absurdity. At …

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PHOTOS: Albany Tech’s condition is excellent | Multimedia

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic …

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How eagle-eyed market players helped boost once-obscure painter Lynne Drexler’s prices from $50 to over $1 million, and beyond

Abstract Expressionist painter Lynne Drexler worked in obscurity for decades, largely on a remote island in Maine. In the 10 years since his death in 1999, a few regional auction houses and mid-range dealers discovered the artist and developed a five-figure market for his work. Then, just this year, the auction market for Drexler’s work …

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Trump supporters now have a ‘salute’ and it draws Nazi comparisons

In another troubling development regarding former US President Donald Trump and his supporters, the controversial Republican’s supporters now appear to have their own ‘salvation’ – and that’s as bad as it sounds. Footage from Mr. Trump’s latest “Save America” ​​rally, which took place in Ohio on Saturday, shows members of the crowd raising their right …

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DARPA’s AI Program Aims to Transform Media Analytics

New September 19, 2022 Lisa Daigle Associate Editor Military embedded systems DARP logo. ARLINGTON, Virginia. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) inviting proposals for its new Environmentally Focused Conceptual Learning (ECOLE) program, which aims to radically improve computer systems that analyze large amounts of multimedia by creating …

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Scholarships awarded at the CHMA 16 de Septiembre ceremony | Pictures

It was a delicious evening steeped in the history of Mexico’s independence with a traditional Mexican dance and a delicious meal of chicken mole. Scholarships were also awarded to three high school students. The Comisión Honorífica Mexicana Americana, CHMA, held the annual September 16 celebration Friday at the CHMA Community Center, where it commemorated Father …

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PHOTOS: Elysian Fields ISD names students, staff of the month | Multimedia

ELYSIAN FIELDS – Elysian Fields ISD recognized its September Students and Teachers of the Month at the monthly EFISD Board meeting on Monday. EFISD students of the month are: Maggie Massey and Antonio Alvarado from Elysian Fields Elementary School; Jessie Barton and Carson Galindo of Elysian Fields College; and Bryanne Beavers and Grayson Farmer of …

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ATX Networks Expands Edge Computing Capabilities of Visium MD Media Gateway

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ATX Networks, a global leader in broadband access and media distribution solutions, will demonstrate the recently expanded edge computing capabilities of the Visium™ MD, the company’s modular and widely deployed media and business services gateway for pay-TV service providers, at next week’s SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia, PA. Deployed in thousands of hotels …

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Summary Adirondack: opening of the new Geurtze exhibition on September 24 | News, Sports, Jobs

Printmaker Deborah Geurtze demonstrates the mat in the framing room of her studio. (Photo provided – ADK Summary) SARANAC LAKE — The Abstract Adirondack Gallery will present a retrospective exhibit and sale of artwork by Saranac Lake painter and printmaker Deborah Geurtze over the coming weekends. His works will be displayed …

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Review: At MOCA, Tala Madani smashes the patriarchy while having fun

At a 1977 press conference in Des Moines, Iowa, a gay rights activist threw a pie in the face of a faded pop singer and thriving Christian fundamentalist. Anita Bryant, who was immersed in her noxious national crusade against homosexuals. The ever-fanatic Bryant fired back an insult in response, calling the whipped cream projectile a …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Salah scores, Bayern beat Barcelona on Champions League night – media

Liverpool’s Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah (right) battles for the ball with Ajax’s Nigerian defender Calvin Bassey during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Liverpool and Ajax at Anfield in Liverpool, in the north-west of England, September 13, 2022. AFP Liverpool’s Luis Diaz, left, challenges for the ball with Ajax’s Jorge Sanchez during …

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Brandi Salmon appropriates paintings by Old Masters like Leonardo da Vinci to include Indigenous women

Through the appropriation of famous paintings, artist Brandi Salmon creates positive representations of Indigenous peoples in art in her studio in the hills of Hobart. Negative depictions of Indigenous peoples in the works of non-Indigenous artists are the source of inspiration for the proud Wiradjuri woman, particularly a 19th-century painting that depicts an Indigenous person …

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US Open shares fun drawings by Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek

This year’s US Open ended with a terrific men’s singles final between Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud. Third-seeded Carlos Alcaraz ended up recording a historic double at the 2022 US Open by winning his first major title and clinching the world No. #T20WorldCup #TeamIndiaOut of 10, how many points would you give BCCI for Team …

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Family Weekend 2022 – The Vanderbilt Hustler

Family Weekend brought many people to campus this weekend to spend time together. Barrie Barto Mr. C takes a photo with a family on Commons, taken September 10, 2022. (Hustler Multimedia/Barrie Barto) Vanderbilt Hosted family weekend 2022 from September 9-11, which included a wide variety of programs for Vanderbilt students and their guests. Last year, …

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Local voices: Hafeezah Soni of the Jo Cox Foundation on The Belonging in Batley and Spen project

The eight workshops took place from May to July 2022. This year at the Jo Cox Foundation, we wanted to support a group of Batley and Spen participants to explore what it means to them to belong. The learning and outcomes of these conversations would inspire the group to collectively and collaboratively design, organize and …

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Behind the Art: Why is Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez one of the most written about painting of all time?

Las Meninas, Spanish for ‘The Ladies-in-Waiting’, is a 1656 painting by Diego Velázquez, the leading artist of Spain’s Golden Age. It currently hangs in the Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain, and is considered one of the most important paintings in western art the story. Valued at millions of dollars, this life-size painting measures 318 cm …

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Sioux City North High School Names 2022 Return Court | Multimedia

SIOUX CITY – Sioux City North High School now has its 2022 reunion court. On Friday, Jared Magana, son of Phung Pham and Martin Magana, and Areli Ruiz-Ramirez, daughter of Olivia Ramirez, were named King and Queen of North High School. Other senior attendants to the Queen included Keera Adajar, daughter of Cynthia and Romano …

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UAFS receives $18.77 million from Windgate Foundation for nursing and arts programs

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith received an $18.77 million gift from the Windgate Foundation to expand the university’s nursing and arts programs. The donation is the largest in the university’s 94-year history. A Friday, September 9, UAFS press release noted that the money will “significantly increase the number of nursing graduates and cultivate …

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Near North West Side Police District to Host Catalytic Converter Spray Painting Event to Deter Theft

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new effort has been launched to deter thieves from stealing catalytic converters in Chicago. As CBS 2’s Marybel González reported Thursday night, Shakespeare District (14th) police on the city’s northwest side said the idea came from a resident tired of hearing about all the catalytic converter thefts – and after seeing …

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New gender-neutral bathrooms at Rochester college attract attention – ABC 6 News

(ABC 6 News) – Rochester’s brand new Dakota Middle School is offering gender-neutral bathrooms for students, with the topic exploding on social media. In middle school, the restrooms have small rooms instead of stalls that can be used by everyone. “Until you see it and you can see it and understand it, you won’t fully …

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Eddy’s Desk: The future of multimedia content at ‘The Post’

Since its inception in 1911 as green and white, The post office has captivated generations of readers with stories ranging from breaking news stories to inspiring personality profiles. Whether it’s reaching thousands of student mailboxes at 8 a.m. every school day or being seen by much of the Athens and surrounding community, this it’s no …

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Interior art | Major honoraria: local artists Boyd, Gregor and Hoffman recognized for their life’s work

LISA NELSON RAABE Three beloved teachers were recently recognized in central Illinois. Two Illinois State University professors, Harold Boyd and Harold Gregor, in Bloomington-Normal; and in Peoria, Bradley’s Ken Hoffman. Although each of these artists is long retired, their influence is still actively present. Bringing similar yet very different approaches to their own work, they …

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History of presidential portraits, from Washington to Obama and Trump

Comment this story Comment President Theodore Roosevelt claimed it made him look like “a meowing cat”. President Lyndon B. Johnson called it “the ugliest thing I have ever seen”. President Ronald Reagan ordered a redesign. All the presidents complained about their official White House portraits, which are a long-standing tradition. Or they were until President …

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“Painting My Pain”: Using Pain Drawings to Assess Multisite Pain in Women with Primary Dysmenorrhea | BMC Women’s Health

The results of the present study showed that women have a multisite pain pattern related to PD. The pain sketch is a reliable and valid tool for assessing PD-related pain, with a moderate correlation with the NRS. Excellent ICC values ​​were observed for all reliabilities (test-retest, intra- and inter-rater). Although the ICC values ​​were excellent, …

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Raglan Arts Weekend returns better than ever with more artists, styles and creations

A meeting of earth and water by new RAW artist, Dyana Wells. Photo / Provided Despite three postponements in two years, Raglan Arts Weekend (RAW) is moving full steam ahead with preparations for a knockout event in 2022, with an official preview exhibition opening later this month. Now firmly anchored on the Labor Weekend agenda …

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Online education gets a boost as KNUST invests ¢17 million in multimedia equipment

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has set up a $1.3 million online learning center with an additional 17 million Ghanaian cedis in multimedia teaching equipment. Vice-Chancellor Professor Rita Akosua Dickson said the move is part of efforts to improve online teaching and learning. “We will commission this installation to serve as a …

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NYS Fair: halfway light painting, and how you can try it yourself (photos)

The New York State Fair comes alive at night with flashing lights and sounds from all directions. Rides with repetitive movements allow for long camera exposures to drag lights and create patterns. When a camera shutter is left open, it continues to collect light blending into continuous lines. Longer exposures allow the photo to capture …

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Start of the 18th Mark Rothko International Painting Symposium / Article

The Mark Rothko International Painting Symposium is the most popular event in the Rothko Center’s symposium program. Dozens of applications arrive each year, and the limited number of places forces the international jury to assess each application with extra care and attention. This year, the jury selected Paul Lozano (Mexico), Siddharth Pathak (India), Biljana Milenkovic …

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(FINV), (LX) – Credit, anyone? Chinese online lending platforms stalled as quality borrowers dwindle

Key points to remember: FinVolution’s revenue growth slowed to around 12% in the second quarter, from 16% and 32% in the previous two quarters, while its latest quarterly net profit fell around 6%. 360 DigiTech and Lexin saw little to no revenue growth for the quarter, with profits dropping 37% and 80%, respectively, …

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The first part debuts at the Jazz Gallery in New York

Singer/songwriter/artist Tabitha Booth recounts the myth of the Golden Apple and the Trojan War in this fictional prequel lyrical fusion performance designed to push the boundaries of the musical envelope. Music, anthropology and multimedia enthusiasts will be delighted by this new version of an old story that brings to life what happened before Discordia brought …

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Credit, anyone? Chinese Online Lending Platforms Crash as Quality Borrowers Dwindle – FinVolution Gr (NYSE:FINV), LexinFintech Holdings (NASDAQ:LX)

Key points to remember: FinVolution’s revenue growth slowed to around 12% in the second quarter, from 16% and 32% in the previous two quarters, while its latest quarterly net profit fell around 6%. 360 DigiTech and Lexin saw little to no revenue growth for the quarter, with profits dropping 37% and 80%, respectively, …

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Credit, anyone? China’s online lending platforms stall as quality borrowers dwindle

Igor Kutiaev/iStock via Getty Images It’s hard for any lender to grow their business in a declining economy, and the Chinese fintechs that once enticed investors with their rapid growth by doling out funds to hungry consumers and small businesses are no exception. The latest quarterly results from three of China’s leading lending facilitators – …

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