Posts Tagged ‘artists’

Artists protest as COVID-19 restrictions tightened in Athens

Artists in Greece have been protesting against the tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in the capital Athens. From September 21 until October 4, a maximum of nine people can gather inside or outside, except in restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Concerts and live musical performances have been banned and indoor cinemas closed. Dozens gathered outside the […]

The show does go on; Israeli artists go live in capsule shows and exhibits

It’s a quiet August this year, lacking the annual art, music and wine festivals that normally mark the end of the Israeli summer season. As the country gears up for back-to-(virtual) school and the High Holidays, there are some cultural events taking place, all in accordance with purple tag COVID-19 guidelines set by the Health […]

Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media

Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media By Welcome to country – March 1, 2019 Let’s take a look at 18 Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media. By killing it, we mean absolutely breaking the internet kind of killing it! When their Aboriginal artworks get posted, they are […]

Street Artists Rise To The Occasion

Above photo: “Journey to Justice” by Yrneh Gabon Brown. In the midst of international protests against racist violence, artists are using their skills to send a clear message: Black lives matter. The massive protests in Los Angeles in response to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and so many others organized through […]

Artists in Austria lock themselves in glass rooms for 14 days to mimic quarantine

Five artists are voluntarily isolating themselves for two weeks as part of a theatre festival in Litschau, Austria. The young actors are part of a theatre group kollekTIEF and will be locked in glass containers for 14 days for the performance “Bitte Nicht Berühren” (“Please do not touch”). The performance imitates the imposed quarantine period […]

Artists in Austria lock themselves in glass rooms for 14 days to mimic quarantine

Five artists are voluntarily isolating themselves for two weeks as part of a theatre festival in Litschau, Austria. The young actors are part of a theatre group kollekTIEF and will be locked in glass containers for 14 days for the performance “Bitte Nicht Berühren” (“Please do not touch”). The performance imitates the imposed quarantine period […]

Artists paint the picture of Portland’s protests

Artists have been using paint and other media to capture the Portland protests against racism and police violence, which have been ongoing for weeks and have at times turned violent. The protests were sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May. President Donald Trump sent more federal agents to the city […]

High-profile actors, artists, athletes, and activists join Dream Defenders in supporting Ahed Tamimi

Editor’s Note: Today, the civil rights organization Dream Defenders released the following open letter in support of Ahed Tamimi, who trial starts tomorrow. The signatories include prominent actors Danny Glover, Rosario Dawson, Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams, and The Practice’s LisaGay Hamilton; musicians Vic Mensa, Talib Kweli and Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello; civil rights leaders Patrisse Cullors and Alicia Garza (co-founders of Black Lives Matter), Angela Davis, Michelle Alexander, and Alice […]

Artists, Actors, And Musicians Support Net Neutrality Protests

Above photo: Michael Stipe, Tom Morello and Graham Nash are among the 150 musicians, actors and artists who penned an open letter in support of net neutrality. Ollie Millington/WireImage, Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images, Bobby Bank/Getty Images Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and […]

Kevin Spacey foundation for young artists pulls website, Twitter handle

Kevin Spacey’s foundation for young artists shut down both its website and Twitter account Thursday as allegations of sexual misconduct continued to swirl around the acclaimed actor. The Kevin Spacey Foundation was founded in London in 2010 and eventually expanded to the U.S., where its mission was to mentor young people as […]

Writers and artists declare solidarity with persecuted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour

Since the night of October 11, 2015, when Israeli soldiers burst in and arrested Dareen Tatour from her home after she posted a poem on social media prosecutors later claimed encouraged violence, the Palestinian poet has been enmeshed in the absurdity of Israel’s selectively guaranteed right to free speech. Tatour was indicted on two counts, […]

150 AD-300 AD GNOSTICS WERE JEWISH-BASED REACTIONARY PROPAGANDA ARTISTS SPREADING DISTORTIONS + LIES ABOUT CHRISTIANITY. THEIR GOAL WAS TO CAUSE CONFUSION ABOUT THE APOSTLES AND BOOKS OF COMING NEW TESTAMENT BY OFFERING EVIL ALTERNATIVES THAT DEGRADE CHRISTIANITY!

150 AD-300 AD GNOSTICS WERE JEWISH-BASED REACTIONARY PROPAGANDA ARTISTS SPREADING DISTORTIONS + LIES ABOUT CHRISTIANITY. THEIR GOAL WAS TO CAUSE CONFUSION ABOUT THE APOSTLES AND BOOKS OF COMING NEW TESTAMENT BY OFFERING EVIL ALTERNATIVES THAT DEGRADE CHRISTIANITY! Click for Source Article on Gnosticism Origins of Gnosticism = Jewish Plato or Zoroastrianism or Buddhism = traces […]

Thank artists who pulled out of Pop-Kultur, Palestinians urge

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 25 August 2017 Young Fathers cited their history of opposing racism as reason to pull out of Israel-backed Berlin festival. (Paul Hudson) Palestinians are encouraging people to thank the artists who pulled out of Berlin’s Pop-Kultur festival because it accepted funding from the Israeli embassy. On Wednesday, the British […]

An Army of Smear Artists Is Working Overtime to Undermine Sy Hersh’s Syria Bombshell

Those who support, either explicitly or implicitly, the meddling in Syria’s affairs by hostile foreign powers are delighted that Hersh’s revelations are being kept out of the spotlight. They don’t want every side heard, only their side. And those of us who expect all the evidence to be aired, so we aren’t corralled into […]

Theater artists ask Lincoln Center to cancel Israeli government-sponsored performances

In a letter made public today, over 60 theater artists have called on Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, a leading U.S. arts institution located in Manhattan, to cancel Israeli government-sponsored performances by two Israeli theater companies scheduled for July 24–27. The signers of the letter have won numerous awards for their work in theater, including four […]

Artists ditch Israel’s pinkwashing film festival

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 1 June 2017 Activists are appealing to filmmakers and artists to boycott this year’s TLVFest. (Pinkwatching Israel via Twitter) A group of filmmakers, artists and presenters have canceled their scheduled appearances at TLVFest, Israel’s premier LGBTQ film festival in Tel Aviv, following appeals by queer Palestinian activists and boycott supporters […]

Artists ditch Israel’s pinkwashing film festival

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 1 June 2017 Activists are appealing to filmmakers and artists to boycott this year’s TLVFest. (Pinkwatching Israel via Twitter) A group of filmmakers, artists and presenters have canceled their scheduled appearances at TLVFest, Israel’s premier LGBTQ film festival in Tel Aviv, following appeals by queer Palestinian activists and boycott supporters […]

Eco Artists Build Gigantic Octopus To Save Coral Reefs In The British Virgin Islands

In mid-April, a group of artists, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and locals gathered on the shore of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. They watched the Kodiak Queen, one of the surviving boats from the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, submerge beneath the water’s surface, eventually sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Four months prior, artist group Secret […]

Today, yet another lie came back to haunt the con artists who led the Brexit campaign.

Today, Nestle have announced 300 jobs are to be lost in York and Newcastle after production of Blue Riband chocolate is to be moved to Poland. But on a visit to York last May, Boris Johnson claimed the city’s confectionery industry “will prosper” with Brexit.It won’t be the likes of Johnson who will be receiving their notices from […]

Rouhani phone call to neighbors on Eid al-Fitr

TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has spoken through phone call to presidents of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Republic of Azerbaijan in the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.Speaking to Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, Rouhani believed that the two countries were prepared to develop bilateral cooperation in all fields, including political, economic and cultural fields. Ilham […]

Body-Cam Video Shows MMA Fighter Paralyzed By Cops

Body-cam footage has been released showing an incident in which Colorado police officers left an MMA fighter paralyzed without feeling below his upper chest. Donovan Duran, 24, was arrested on December 7 by La Junta cops outside his father’s home after family reported him being drunk and disorderly. It was the third time in the […]

Surveying Damage On World Oceans Day

Print Friendly Above Photo: World Oceans Day was established by the United Nations in 2008. (Photo: Daryl Wallace/flickr/cc) ‘We cannot continue to treat our seas as an out-of-sight, out-of-mind dumping ground.’ Threatened by climate change, pollution, overfishing, and oil spills, the world’s oceans are suffering, scientists warned on Wednesday—the day designated by the United Nations as one to honor […]

Tom Friedman needs to get an inoculation (attacking BDS) before he can say how bad Israel is

Today Thomas Friedman weighs in on the political crisis in Israel, and echoes the apocalyptic view of Haaretz writers and liberal Zionists; Israel is destroying itself, and its future as a Jewish state is at risk. Friedman makes only one reference to Israel’s Jewishness in the article and it’s negative: Meanwhile, Israel sinks ever deeper […]

Armenia & Azerbaijan vow not to resort to arms in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia, Azeri General Staff chiefs agreed Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire in Moscow on April 5 Leaders of the rival states met on the highest level for the first time since the brief escalation in the protracted territorial conflict early in April, which saw the sides attacking each other with artillery, tanks, and rockets, while accusing one another […]

Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate Alleges Violations Against Detained Press

TCP : Egypt’s Journalists’ Syndicate filed Saturday a complaint to the Attorney-General office and the Minister of Interior over alleged “violations” committed against detained journalists in maximum-security prison of al-Aqrab (Scorpion) in Southern Cairo. Mahmoud Abou Zaid, courtesy of the Freedom for Shawkan Facebook page The Syndicate received Thursday complaints from the detained journalists’ relatives […]

‘Desert Falcons’ Brigade: Liberation of Bashura Latakia

(English subtitles) Filed under: Al Qaeda, AngloZionist Empire, ISIL, Nusra Front, Syrian Army, Syrian Resistance, USA, War on Syria Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2016/02/28/desert-falcons-brigade-liberation-of-bashura-latakia/ Hits: 0

U.S Marshals Tell Family “It Was a Mistake” When Asked Why They Shot Edgar Camacho-Alvardo

Edgar Camacho-Alvarado, 23, was shot and killed by police (either U.S Marshals or the New Mexico State Police) early last Saturday morning. His family says he was trying to fix his truck’s engine when a number of law enforcement officers came into their area. It’s known that the raid was based off a warrant for […]

Farhadi’s 2006 film for first release by new US distributor

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – Former Cinema Guild distribution executive Ryan Krivoshey has founded Grasshopper Film, an indie distribution company, and the first title to be released will be Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi’s 2006 production ‘Fireworks Wednesday’. The film was never theatrically released in the United States, but is now looking at a March 16 […]

Farhadi’s 2006 film for first release by new US distributor

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – Former Cinema Guild distribution executive Ryan Krivoshey has founded Grasshopper Film, an indie distribution company, and the first title to be released will be Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi’s 2006 production ‘Fireworks Wednesday’. The film was never theatrically released in the United States, but is now looking at a March 16 […]

Iranian book among best sellers on ISIL

‘War and Sexual Adventure in ISIS’ written by Iranian author Amirreza Porhelm was released by the American publication ‘Supreme Century’ in English language in April 2015 and reached global book networks sooner than any other title on the same topic. Other books on the ISIL that were published months after Porhelm’s include ‘The Complete Infidel’s […]

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