Tag: Classic

Editors’ Picks: 17 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Printed Matter’s Virtual Art-Book Fair to Amy Sedaris Impersonating Marcel Dzama

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting events in person and digitally, as well as in-person exhibitions open in the New York…

/ February 23, 2021
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In Lieu of Mardi Gras Parades, Artists Are Turning New Orleans Homes Into Wildly Creative ‘House Floats’—See Images Here

The pandemic can’t stop the party in New Orleans, where residents have transformed their homes into stationary Mardi Gras floats to help adapt the city’s traditional pre-Lenten celebrations for the age of social distancing. Last year’s festivities were among the…

/ February 15, 2021
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The End Of The Pussy-Grabbing President

Getty ImagesHow it started. How it's going.It began with “pussy,” and it will end with “pussy.” Four years ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly female protesters peacefully descended on Washington, DC, to register their opposition to the president of the United…

/ January 14, 2021
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Stream weavers: the musicians’ dilemma in Spotify’s pay-to-play plan

Spotify offered the promise that, in the age of digital downloads, all artists would get paid for their music, and some would get paid a lot. Lorde and Billie Eilish showed what was possible. Lorde was just 16 when, in…

/ January 4, 2021
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50 Times Schitt’s Creek Epitomised 2020 For All Of Us

Thanks to a mixture of word of mouth during lockdown and its clean sweep at the Emmys, Schitt’s Creek has enjoyed an explosion in popularity in 2020. And for millions of us, it has been the binge-worthy boxset that has seen us…

/ December 31, 2020
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Bitcoin’s rebound: 3 reasons this time is (sort of) different

Bitcoin is back. Three years after the bubble that inflated its value from US$5,000 to US$20,000 in less than three months burst in spectacular fashion, plunging more than 80%, the cryptocurrency is again on the verge of a record high.…

/ December 3, 2020
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The Crown Slammed By Australia’s National Broadcaster For Season 4 Inaccuracies

Netflix/Getty 'The Crown' used computer generated imagery to create Prince Charles and Princess Diana's visit to Uluru but the show has been mocked for scenes of Brisbane that were shot in the seaside Spanish town of Malaga.The Australian Broadcasting Corporation…

/ November 30, 2020
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With house prices soaring again the government must get ahead of the market and become a ‘customer of first resort’

House prices are spiking again, with “affordable homes” showing most growth. That’s no surprise really, with multiple factors in play. Market instability due to COVID-19 is driving asset acquisition — property is the classic port in a storm for investors.…

/ November 8, 2020
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Most of Them Melted. But the Two Surviving Puppets From the Holiday Film ‘Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Could Be Yours for $250,000

Attention fans of the classic Christmas special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: two of the original stop-motion puppet figures from the 1964 television film are coming to auction on November 13, and are expected to fetch between $150,000 and $250,000. Offered by California…

/ October 23, 2020
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Beyond the police state to COVID-safe: life after lockdown will need a novel approach

As second-wave outbreaks of COVID-19 around the world demonstrate, it’s a tricky transition from hard lockdowns to more relaxed, but still effective, measures. The responses of different nations (Sweden and Taiwan, for example) have their champions, but the truth is…

/ October 19, 2020