Out & About | Arts & Entertainment


Who is the person behind the portrait? The William King Museum of Art in Abingdon, Virginia, is presenting a survey of 18th and 19th century paintings titled “A Painting Tradition.” This exhibition looks at the importance of the portrait and the figure in Europe and America. From military portraits and members of the aristocracy, to the working class and beloved horses, it explores the various styles of portrait and figure painting that were prevalent from the Georgian to Victorian periods in Europe and through the Early and Revolutionary periods in America. “A Painting Tradition” will be on display through

Read more

Art Guild holds annual meeting, picnic in Stanardsville | Entertainment

On Saturday, Oct. 2, the annual Plein Air event “Paint the Town Greene” will see artists gathering to paint outdoor views of historic Stanardsville and the surrounding areas. A reception and awards ceremony will follow. For more information or to register, visit artguildofgreene.org/paint-the-town-greene.

Beginning in 2022, the guild will host quarterly art receptions at Stanardsville Station on Main Street, with speakers and food and fellowship. If interested in presenting or volunteering to help with food, contact (434) 260-6708 or [email protected]

Guild Treasurer Vyvyan Rundgren, who is credited with forming the Blue Ridge Barn Quilt Trail in Greene County, gave

Read more

How NFTs Are Revolutionizing The Art And Entertainment Worlds

Michael Golomb, Founder & CEO @FanVestor.

What do a 2007 YouTube video, a piece of crypto-art and a photograph of a rose have in common? While at first glance the answer would appear to be “not a whole lot,” they are actually part of a phenomenon that is revolutionizing finance, particularly around the way people invest in art, music and sports.

Welcome to the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which are being regarded by many as the new frontier of revenue generation, specifically with regard to the arts. The term non-fungible means there is no equivalent for which

Read more

Celebrating the arts | Local entertainment

Sun, fun and the arts. This summer has been full of great energy and many wonderful events.

SAGE was recently part of a great festival — Celebrate the Arts. This is a great and wonderful weekend of events hosted by the many great and wonderful art organizations here in Sheridan and the surrounding areas.

SAGE along with the WYO Theater hosted the kick off event of Art Alley. The evening event hosted member artists of SAGE, performing artists of the community and the WYO and art organizations and supporters from the community. A fantastic evening to show the talent within

Read more

Summer fades, but campus art and entertainment rolls on

Fall is in the air, students will be returning to campus, and it’s time to start gearing up for arts-related autumn events.

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15, with many events scheduled to be announced on campus and in the community. And over the summer, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art launched a variety of new exhibitions that you won’t want to miss.

And Ducks After Dark returns with snacks, activities and a screening of Disney’s “Cruella.” Also back is the popular Ideas on Tap lecture series, in which Zachary Stocks, executive director of Oregon Black Pioneers, will discuss

Read more

SLOPOKE Art of the West Exhibition Saddles Up Again | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on September 3, 2021
| 1:28 p.m.

The SLOPOKE Art of the West Exhibition is getting ready to present its 11th annual show Sept. 24-26 at Flag Is Up Farms, a 100-acre horse ranch in Solvang. The live art show celebrates the American West, its scenery, wildlife, ranch life and history, and offers guests the opportunity to meet the artists.

Renowned sculptor Christopher Slatoff will serve as the guest artist and jurist for the SLOPOKE 2021. Slatoff, best known for monumental sculpture (including at USC, Pepperdine University, and Our Lady of the Angels cathedral in Los Angeles) will participate

Read more

Cottrell Brewing Company to host ‘The Incredibly Pretentious Art Festival’ | Entertainment

PAWCATUCK — Cottrell Brewing Company has something pretty pretentious to offer both art- and beer-lovers this upcoming Labor Day weekend.

The Mechanic Street-based company will present its first-ever two-day “Incredibly Pretentious Art Festival” on Saturday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 5, from 1-7 p.m. each day. 

Organized by artist Tom Sanford, the I.P.A. Festival will feature art by 20 local artists, including Sanford, and take place over Labor Day weekend at the Brewery.

Sanford, who has summered in Charlestown since 1976, has had a long relationship with Cottrell. He has enjoyed their beer since shortly after the brewery was founded

Read more