Seeing Things: ‘The Last Day Of August’


Seeing Things: ‘The Last Day Of August’
  1. Seeing Things: ‘The Last Day Of August’
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    In between teaching kids to draw and running an art supply store that transforms into a gallery once a month, Roan Victor continues to create meaningful works of art. Working mostly with oil paints, the co-owner of The Arsenal creates works that straddle the worlds of public and private, the seen…
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LACES OUT: Artist Roan Victor turns his eye to veiled subjects in 'The Last Day of August.'

In between teaching kids to draw and running an art supply store that transforms into a gallery once a month, Roan Victor continues to create meaningful works of art. Working mostly with oil paints, the co-owner of The Arsenal creates works that straddle the worlds of public and private, the seen and the hidden. He shows these works in his new show titled “The Last Day of August.” Through lace linens and obscured faces, Victor homes in on that quiet and mysterious uni…

LACES OUT: Artist Roan Victor turns his eye to veiled subjects in 'The Last Day of August.'
  1. Mystikal Officially Indicited On Rape Charges… AGAIN!

    Loudgenius.com - Culture
    09.22 / 03:24 loudgenius.com
    Photo: TMZ The “business” Mystikal sought to rectify and get behind him when turning himself in last month isn’t going anywhere. As seen in the footage released below, the rapper born Michael Lawrence Tyler turned himself in on speculation of rape and kidnapping charges stemming from an incident in October 2016 at a Shreveport casino. […] The post Mystikal Officially Indicited On Rape Charges… AGAIN! appeared first on LoudGenius.com | Where Culture Speak…
  2. Eins, Zwei, Drei! Oktoberfest Coming to Printer’s Ale

    Thewestgeorgian.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 03:03 thewestgeorgian.com
    Carrollton’s brewery, Printer’s Ale Manufacturing Co, is gearing up for a massive Oktoberfest celebration next month. Boasting a stacked music lineup, food trucks, games and of course, plenty of beer, Printers is looking to kick of the fall season in style.         Printer’s will have 20 different beers on tap [R…
  3. Alumna uses screenwriting experience to write comic book series

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    Madeleine Holly-Rosing wanted to create a steampunk television show, but when financial backing fell through, she decided to make a comic book instead. The 2009 screenwriting alumna and professional writer uses her experience in screenwriting to write stories in another type of visual medium – comic…
  4. First-year student posts weekly podcast geared to young audience

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    Riley Grant went to a high school party during his senior year not to dance or drink, but to conduct field research for his podcast. In the first episode of his podcast, Pique, the first-year pre-business economics student investigated why young people consume…
  5. Alumni to produce, write film with New York Times bestselling author

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    Dave Pelzer’s first book happened to make The New York Times Best Sellers list on the day of his first-ever meeting with a Hollywood producer in…
  6. Students personalize dorm rooms with photos, decorations

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    Wesley Chioh has photographs of Soviet architecture and Galapagos beaches tacked to his dorm room wall. The pictures represent all the places the second-year geography student travelled during his breaks from the Singaporean military and serve as reminders of each…
  7. Autry Museum photo exhibition highlights Mexican-American community

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    The photographers of “La Raza” sifted through thousands of memories embedded in the images they had taken 50 years ago. “La Raza,” a Chicano newspaper turned magazine that ran from 1967 to 1977, documented the Mexican-American community’s strife for equal rights through articles and photographs of its volunteer…
  8. Award winners announced from "Vessel" at Studio B, Boyertown

    Bctv.org - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 02:12 bctv.org
    Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, PA, is pleased to announce the award winners of the studio’s exhibit “Vessel.” Awards were appointed by glass artists Karla Trink…
  9. Animating what’s under the microscope

    Pbs.org - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 01:54 pbs.org
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And now to another in our Brief But Spectacular series. Tonight, we hear from Janet Iwasa, an assistant professor of biochemistry at the University of Utah, who is trying to increase the public’s understanding of science at a molecular level using computer animation. JANET IWASA, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah: I was in a lab that studied the act inside a skeleton. So, this is looking at the way cells crawl. And…
  10. Game of Thrones Season 7: Five Predictions Likely To Come True

    Nerdsmagazine.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 01:18 nerdsmagazine.com
    Game of Thrones season 7 has been pretty eventful so far, where slowly and surely different characters and narratives are hurtling towards the inevitable conclusion of the Great War, where we are not only... The post Game of Thrones Season 7: Five Predictions Likely To Come True appeared first on Nerd's…
  11. Local Band Prepares for Annual Little Big Jam Festival

    Thewestgeorgian.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 01:12 thewestgeorgian.com
    A band native to Carrollton named Eva Rose & The Bottom Line is anticipating one of Carroll County’s popular music festivals Little Big Jam. This group of longtime friends has been a part of two projects together before becoming a newer, more soulful band. They will play in front of […
  12. Quantifying Higher Education

    News.ucsb.edu - Culture
    09.22 / 01:11 news.ucsb.edu
    Ranking universities is big business. Numerous organizations rate everything from the overall “best” in the world to individual programs like engineering or sociology. Indeed, metrics are baked into the culture of higher education. But what happens to research and learning when they are rat…
  13. Local Band Prepares for 8th Annual Little Big Jam Festival

    Thewestgeorgian.com - Arts&Culture
    09.22 / 00:14 thewestgeorgian.com
    A band native to Carrollton named Eva Rose & The Bottom Line is anticipating one of Carroll County’s popular music festivals Little Big Jam. This group of longtime friends has been a part of two projects together before becoming a newer, more soulful band. They will play in front of […
  14. Sterling K. Brown Hopes Emmy Win Opens Door for More Black Actors

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture
    09.21 / 22:53 colorlines.com
    Sameer Rao/NOWArts & CultureTags: Arts & CultureSterling K. BrownThis Is UsVarietyEmmysSterling K. Brown made history alongside several actors of color on Sunday night (September 17), when he won the “Lead Actor in a Drama Series” Emmy Award for portraying Randall Pearson on NBC’s “This Is Us.” He reflects on the win in a new cover story for Variety, which hits newsstands today (September 20). COVER STORY: @SterlingKBrown opens up about his historic #Emmys win in morning-after int…
  15. Jordan Peele Developing Nazi Hunter Series, 'The Hunt'

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture
    09.21 / 22:53 colorlines.com
    Sameer Rao/NOWArts & CultureTags: Arts & CultureJordan PeeleThe HuntWhite NationalismJordan Peele is adding a new narrative television drama about Nazi hunters to his growing slate of projects exploring the racism lurking in everyday American life. The Hollywood Reporter (THR) reported yesterday (September 20) that the “Get Out” filmmaker will executive produce “The Hunt” for a still undetermined network. The drama series draws from true events to depict what THR describes as “a d…
  16. How Chicago comedy prepared Jordan Klepper for Comedy Central

    Chicagoreader.com - Arts&Culture
    09.21 / 22:53 chicagoreader.com
    The former Chicago improviser and Daily Show correspondent adds “yes, and” to “no, but” for his new show The Opposition With Jordan Klepper. Thanks in large part to Jordan Klepper, from 2005 to 2007 Chicago comedy connoisseurs had their Saturday-night plans locked down. They'd go to a party or check out an art show, then hurry over to the iO Theater, then located in Wrigleyville, just in time for the midnight performance of The…
  17. On stage, on the airwaves or on a podcast, D.L. Hughley is speaking his truth

    Newsobserver.com - Arts
    09.21 / 22:45 newsobserver.com
    Comedian D.L. Hughley has had plenty of high-profile gigs on the small screen: sitcom star, talk-show host, game-show host, ensemble player in an Aaron Sorkin dramedy, “Dancing with the Stars” … Click to Continue »…
  18. NCMA starts its fall film series with Hitchcock

    Newsobserver.com - Arts
    09.21 / 22:45 newsobserver.com
    Friday night, the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh is kicking off its Fall Film Series with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 thriller “Notorious,” starring Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant … Click to Continue »…
  19. Her Own Wings Remakes a Local Icon

    Blogtown.portlandmercury.com - Arts&Culture
    At Land Gallery, visions of the Portlandia that could have been. by Megan Burbank When downtown’s Portlandia sculpture was commissioned by the city in 1985, she was originally intended to be a reproducible symbol of Portland, like a West Coast Statue of Liberty. That didn’t happen: Artist Raymond Kaskey maintained exclusive rights to his sculpture. But now, with the new group show Her Own Wings: Femme…
  20. Johnston Marklee: Newness becomes a disease

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    Christopher Hawthorne interviews Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee about this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial. The two reflect on the theme of the biennial—'Make New History'—and their role as curators.  Hawthorne: What attracted you to history as a guiding idea … Continue reading "Johnston Marklee: Newness becomes a…