North Carolina Museum of Art and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Announce Two New Curators – Yes! Weekly | World Wide Maria

North Carolina Museum of Art and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Announce Two New Curators - Yes!  Weekly

The North Carolina Museum of Art and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art announce two new curators (Winston-Salem, NC) – The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) announces two new hires, both for the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC and for SECCA, an affiliate of the NCMA. Jared Ledesma joins the … Read more

The museum’s collection of neon signs from 1950s Philadelphia preserves corner shops of yore – KYW | World Wide Maria

Len Davidson opened the Neon Museum of Philadelphia to showcase his collection of more than 100 neon signs that are mostly from mom-and-pop shops from 1950s Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW News Radio) — If you grew up in the 1950s or ’60s, you might remember a different image of Philadelphia: streets lined with corner shops, all lit with neon signs. That was Len Davidson’s childhood in Northeast Philadelphia. He grew up a block from Bustleton Avenue, one of the city’s many shopping streets. … Read more

Follow the evolution of camping, from the Adirondacks to the art park | Cornell Chronicle – Cornell Chronicle | World Wide Maria

Follow the evolution of camping, from the Adirondacks to the art park |  Cornell Chronicle - Cornell Chronicle

When Martin Hogue pulled into a Kampgrounds of America near the Badlands of South Dakota more than 20 years ago, he was surprised to see a map with numbered tent and RV sites, as well as a swimming pool, miniature golf course, and dog park—even named streets . as if he had entered a small … Read more

New mural by Houston artist David Maldonado unveils at renovated Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center – City of Houston | World Wide Maria

Artist's rendering of the proposed mural

Mayor’s Office press release New mural by Houston artist David Maldonado unveils at renovated Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center Artist’s rendering of the proposed mural August 11, 2022 — The City of Houston’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA), in collaboration with UP Art Studios, is pleased to announce the debut of a large-scale mural project by … Read more

Unearthing History: Alex Bazarsky ’23 | BrandeisNOW – Brandeis University | World Wide Maria

Alex Bazarky showing her discoveries

Unearthing History: Alex Bazarsky ’23 “Now I realize I can do anything,” said Alex Bazarsky, ’23, recalling her summer digs in Mexico with Professor Charles Golden. Photo/Alex Bazarsky Alex Bazarsky ’23 poses with her discoveries. By Kennedy RyanAugust 11, 2022 For many college students, an ideal trip to Mexico means kicking back on the beach … Read more

Self-made millionaire: ‘Don’t buy a house unless you can afford to waste money’ – CNBC | World Wide Maria

Self-made millionaire: 'Don't buy a house unless you can afford to waste money' - CNBC

I love investing in real estate and this is one of the main reasons I was able to become a self-made millionaire. But I’ve learned that buying a family home isn’t always a good investment. I realized that in 2003 when I was newlywed with a newborn and bought my dream home in Los Angeles. … Read more

UC San Diego Library and San Diego Natural History Museum Collaborate to Raise Awareness of the Beauty That Emerges During Scientific Research – University of California San Diego | World Wide Maria

A new community partnership results in an exhibition that celebrates the intersection between art and science Today, the UC San Diego Library announced its new community partnership with the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat), which has resulted in an art exhibition running August 12 through October 24 at the Balboa Park Museum and … Read more

What’s happening in South Jersey this weekend and beyond (August 12-18) – NJ.com | World Wide Maria

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WHAT’S WRONG? Here’s a small selection of events in the region that you might want to check out over the coming days. Visit venue websites to learn about COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Wiz Khalifa will share the bill with Logic at the Freedom Mortgage Pavilion in Camden on Saturday.Wiz Khalifa art museums CONSTANTLY COLLINGSWOOD … Read more

Book Review: Nightwing: Fear State Collected Edition – Dark Knight News | World Wide Maria

Book Review: Nightwing: Fear State Collected Edition - Dark Knight News

“anxiety” Authors: Tom Taylor and Tini HowardArtists: Robbi Rodriguez, Cian Tormey, Daniel HDR, Raul Fernandez and Christian DuceColor Artists: Adriano Lucas, Rain Beredo, John Kalisz and Sarah SternAuthors: Wes Abbott and Becca Carey Review by Steve J. Ray Many thanks to Penguin Random House for the review copy. Nightwing: Anxiety is the second anthology of … Read more