Archive for May, 2015

New art museum opens in King School with national photography exhibit curated by kids

Few elementary schools can boast of having an art museum, but King School in northeast Portland now can do just that. Through a partnership with Portland State University, the public elementary school now features the The King School Museum of Contemporary Art .

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Man pleads guilty to killing French street artist in Detroit

(Reuters) – One of three men accused of killing a 23-year-old French street artist in Detroit has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in an agreement that calls for a sentence of up to 40 years in prison, prosecutors said on Friday. Jasin Curtis, 18, of Detroit, will be sentenced on June 12 before Judge Bruce Morrow in Wayne County Circuit Court, prosecutors said. The sentence is to be served consecutive to a two-year term for a firearms count, prosecutors said.

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How a day in Ocean Park shot Brian Yen to world’s attention

Brian Yen talks to Gloria Chan about the photo that won a global National Geographic contest and why he prefers to stay firmly behind the camera lens Brian Yen got his big break on a day out with his daughter at Ocean Park. On the Hong Kong amusement park’s Ocean Express, a five-minute train ride during which the lights dim and the overhead monitor displays underwater animals, he saw a woman staring at her glowing phone in the middle of the packed carriage.

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Twisted Sister’s Eddie Ojeda and Soap Opera Actor Peter Love Get Chilly at Minus5

Twisted Sister's Eddie Ojeda and Soap Opera Actor Peter Love Get Chilly at Minus5Plus Shania Twain and Julian Serrano.

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Creatures feature in Getty Museum’s photography show ‘In Focus: Animalia’

Sit. Stay. Pose. Animals have served as photographers’ muses long before we had videos of grumpy cats and bestselling books of underwater dogs – that much is evident in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s new exhibition, “In Focus: Animalia.”

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