Daily Archive: May 18, 2022

Sarasota Music Festival plans season season of renewal

The Calidore String Quartet, seen in the group’s 2016 debut at Carnegie Hall, returns to the Sarasota Music Festival. Two of its members are festival alumni.

The Calidore String Quartet, seen in the group’s 2016 debut at Carnegie Hall, returns to the Sarasota Music Festival. Two of its members are festival alumni.

For the first time in three years, about 60 young musicians will gather in Sarasota to study with professionals and perform three weeks of chamber and orchestral concerts during the annual Sarasota Music Festival.

The Sarasota Orchestra-sponsored festival, which began as a one-week event in 1965, was canceled because of COVID in 2020. Last year, Artistic Director Jeffrey Kahane organized a series of concerts performed in front of limited audiences and no students,

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CNY Short Film Competition announces four $40,000 winners for 2022

The winners of the third annual CNY Short Film Competition have been revealed.

The Innovation Group of CNY Arts, LLC, a subsidiary of CNY Arts, announced Wednesday that four filmmakers have been awarded $40,000 each for their entries in the 2022 competition. According to a press release, they’ll get to work with Competition Director and Executive Producer Joshua Adams, an assistant professor for Cinema and Screen Studies at SUNY Oswego, on making a 10-minute short film in Central New York and place them in film festivals across the U.S.

“This year’s applicant pool was extremely competitive, representing very broad and

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The War Toys project uses photos and art therapy to help kids who lived through war

NPR
Thursday, May 12, 2022

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Brian McCarty uses toys as part of art therapy to help children who have been traumatized by war. The kids meet with a trained art therapist who helps them draw and talk about their experiences.

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A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Back in 1996, photographer Brian McCarty visited war-torn Croatia, and it made him think of an earlier war.

BRIAN MCCARTY: I had thought about conversations with my father about Vietnam and his experiences. And he was extremely

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World Art Nouveau Day: discover the iconic locations of the movement in Paris

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Graziella L. · Published on 17 May 2022 at 15h25

On June 10, 2022, World Art Nouveau Day (WAND) celebrates the artistic movement from the early 20th century. This is the occasion to discover sublime Art Nouveau buildings in Paris and learn more about its features thanks to exceptional entertainments.

Celebrated on June 10, 2022, World Art Nouveau Day pays tribute to master of this artistic movement that thrived from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Art Nouveau is characterized by the inclusion of nature-inspired ornamentations such as trees, flowers, insects

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