Archive for October, 2016

The Museum of Food and Drink Launches Chef Demos and More

The Museum of Food and Drink Launches Chef Demos and MoreChop suey in New York's ChinatownNoah FecksWe announced recently that we've partnered up with The Museum of Food and Drink to launch MOFAD City, eight guides to food culture in cities across America. Now, the museum will host a slate of programming at MOFAD Lab, its gallery space and design studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


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An interview with the 2016 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize winner

Fairfax spoke with Perth-based photographer Johannes Reinhart, who won the 2016 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize with his image Mermaid Show . Established in 1988, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize is worth $50,000, believed to be the world's most valuable award of its type.

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Is Van Gogh’s famous bed lurking in a Dutch attic?

Britain-based Van Gogh expert Martin Bailey said the bed on which Van Gogh slept while living in the scenic southern French city of Arles may have ended up in a home in Boxmeer in The Netherlands after World War II.A bed first made famous by Vincent van Gogh's 1888 painting "The Bedroom", may today still be lurking in a home or attic in a small Dutch town, an art historian claimed on Sunday. Britain-based Van Gogh expert Martin Bailey said the bed on which Van Gogh slept while living in the scenic southern French city of Arles may have ended up in a home in Boxmeer in The Netherlands after World War II. Bailey contacted Johan van Gogh, the elderly son of Van Gogh's cousin "and he actually, to my astonishment remembered the bed".


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Cynthia Chuang’s jewelery will be featured Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, at CraftWestport.

Shoppers will have an opportunity Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, to get a jump on their holiday gift-giving list at the 41st annual Westport Young Woman's League's CraftWestport, featuring more than 175 artists and crafters from throughout the country. According to Artrider show producers, on view will be one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry, fashion and accessories, furniture and home dcor pieces, as well as functional and sculptural work in ceramics, glass, metal, painting, photography, wood and mixed media.

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Powder sprinkled into opera pit may have been human ashes

Police respond to New York's Metropolitan Opera which halted a performance after someone sprinkled an unknown powder into the orchestra pit, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Met spokesman Sam Neuman said the afternoon's performance of "Guillaume Tell" was canceled during the second intermission after the person sprinkled the powder into the pit from the orchestra section. A police spokeswoman said the person who sprinkled the powder fled and was being sought. (Dylan Hayden via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A powdery substance a man sprinkled into the orchestra pit at New York's Metropolitan Opera may have been an opera lover's ashes, police said Saturday.


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