Tagged: Arts

Storytellers Project show featuring stories about the arts

Two singer-songwriters. An Emmy Award-winning writer and performer. A national film critic. And a filmmaker known for creating stories with strong Indigenous female leads.

Art is all around us and this event explores the creatives behind the culture, as USA TODAY delivers an hour of true, first-person stories as part of the Storytellers Project’s show, “I Made This: Stories about the Arts.”

“I hope that people can get an understanding of how much my current album, ‘Heart Theory,’ has been a turning point for me in my career, and who I am as a person,” said storyteller Lindsay Ell, a

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Top Phoenix area museum, theater and arts things to do for March

While some arts and culture centers remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, others are working to offer new shows and new art exhibitions in Arizona as safely as possible.

Theaters including the Herberger Theater Center have taken their stages outside. With socially distant seating, the theater will present three new concerts from a series that was postponed earlier in the year. Meanwhile, museums such as the Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Mesa Arts Center have new exhibitions with safety considerations due to the ongoing pandemic in place.

One highlight in March is the work of

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Three Global Leaders In Travel, Arts And Culture Share Their Future Predictions

Jessica Christopherson heads up the Fort Worth Film Commission, which was established in 2015. Christopherson and the Film Commission team have led hundreds of projects and driven $47 million in economic impact and helped support the creation of over 4,000 jobs. As Director of Public Art for Scottsdale Arts, Kim Boganey runs Arizona’s nationally recognized public art programme. A leader in defining art in the public realm through creative place-making, signature events, exhibitions, and installations, Boganey’s work contributes to the community’s creative, cultural, and economic vitality. As the Managing Director, Europe, Middle East

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Former Ikea store could become UK arts center

A former Ikea store in the UK could undergo a major design revamp in order to become home to some of the country’s “greatest works of art.”

Following the closure of the building by Swedish furniture maker in March last year, local politicians in Coventry, central England, are now considering purchasing the seven story building with the hope of converting the structure into a new cultural facility.

The new space could feature a variety of collections, according to a statement from Coventry City Council published Monday. The project would make for a “lasting physical, economic and cultural legacy,” added the

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