Archive for July, 2011

Downtown photography studio closes

News nuggets and coffeeshop chatter from Paducah and the area. Jeff Nash closed his studio at 102 S. Seventh St.

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Vanity Fair releasing e-book on News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) Readers can now learn everything they have ever wanted to know about their favorite media mogul for a mere $4.

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Oscar-nominated art director Polly Platt dies (AP)

In this Dec. 27, 2007 image released by Chasen & Company, Polly Platt is shown. Platt, who was nominated for an Oscar for art direction for 'Terms of Endearment' and went on to produce several successful films, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in New York of Lou Gehrig's disease. She was 72. (AP Photo/Chasen & Company, Sashy Bogdanovich)AP – Polly Platt, who was nominated for an Oscar for art direction for “Terms of Endearment” and went on to produce several successful films, has died. She was 72.


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Summer craft fair scheduled

The History Place will host an indoor summer craft fair on Aug. 6 at the museum in downtown Morehead City.

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See Helmut Newton’s In-Your-Face Erotic Fashion Photography From the New Houston Show of His Work (ARTINFO)

ARTINFO – Oneof the early innovators of modern fashion photography, Helmut Newton was knownfor opening eyes with his provocative photographs that appeared throughout thepages of iconic magazines like Harper’s BAZAAR, Paris Vogue, and American Vogue. TheMuseum of Fine Arts Houston pays tribute to the photographer with theexhibition “Helmut Newton: White Women • Sleepless Nights • Big Nudes,” ondisplay through September 25. The showdisplays 205 images from Newton’s first three books: “White Women” (1976),”Sleepless Nights” (1978), and “Big Nudes” (1982). Several large-scale 8′ by 8′prints are also included in the exhibition.

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