Month: January 2021

Newton Cultural Development working to help fund art projects in city

In an effort to connect its residents, support local businesses, and help the artistic community recover from the pandemic’s financial impact, Newton Cultural Development is working with local nonprofits, organizations and individuals to fund and organize art projects in the city, including artist-painted doors and live-streamed concerts.

Paula Gannon, the director of Newton Cultural Development, said art plays a part in helping residents cope with the pandemic.

“Art initiatives during this time have such a positive impact on our community,” Gannon said. “It is how we connect. It is what takes us out of the moment of anxiety, stress and pain, and can transport us somewhere else.”

Gloria Gavris, chair of directors of Newton Community Pride, a nonprofit that helps fund and organize art, cultural, and community events in the city, said the pandemic has had a severe impact on local arts and culture. While some businesses and organizations managed

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Artwork Images

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Project [BLANK], Dance Film, False Cast And The Symphony

Our picks for art and culture this weekend include a new gallery space in Hillcrest, Project [BLANK]’s new performance work, a short dance film filmed in Nigeria and the Symphony.

A still from the dance film

Credit: Ridwan Adeniyi and Jacob Jonas

Above: A still from the dance film “Kaduna” features dancers Victory and Marvel Abinum. The short film screens as part of the Films.Dance festival, through Sunday, Jan. 31.

There’s an exciting blend of art and culture out there this weekend, including a bite-sized dance film viewable on demand, livestreamed performances from beautiful venues, in-person gallery visits and even a new outdoor sculpture installation that involves a little hike.

‘Kaduna’: Films.Dance Festival

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Brothers Victory and Marvel Ebinum set some stunning choreography about family and connection against the sometimes lush and sometimes stark landscapes of Kaduna, Nigeria, where the brothers are from. Films.Dance is a project out of the Los Angeles-based Jacob Jonas

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Bison Sculpture in France Are Among the Oldest Prehistoric Statues

Art has been around since the dawn of time; prehistoric cave paintings can be found in grottos and on cliffs around the world. However, intact prehistoric sculpture remains a rare find for archeologists, though not impossible. And when discovered, they provide a fascinating insight into the lives of the earliest cultures. In southwest France, a system of three large caves adjacent to the River Volp present some of the finest examples of Paleolithic art in Europe. Among the wonders of the caves is a small, complex sculpture of two bison sculpted in clay. This artwork dates back to about 13,000 BCE and offers a mysterious clue to scholars interested in early Magdalenian culture.

The River Volp flows through the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains range which separates France and Spain. Near the commune of Montesquieu-Avantès in southwestern France, the river flows under rocks for some length. The river actually disappears

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