The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is offering free admission on Saturday, Feb. 9 to celebrate the Lunar or Chinese New Year.The museum on Huntington Street is inviting visitors to explore the Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese art collections and participate in a number of interactive events to usher in the Lunar New Year, and Year of the Pig, which began on Tuesday. Visitors can enter the museum for free to see performances like lion dances by the Gund Kwok Asian Women Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, Kung Fu by the Wah Lum King Fu and Tai Chi Academy, and a demonstration of Vietnamese martial arts.Interactive installments will include a tea ceremony with the president of the World Tea Organization, hands-on art-making activities and tours of the Art of Asia galleries will also be available as part of the celebratory day. The museum is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturdays. … [Read more...] about Museum of Fine Arts offering free admission on Saturday for Lunar New Year
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Madison Rossetti of El Dorado High plans to attend the University of Oregon as an undeclared photography major. Why this school? “The location, school spirit and the courses/majors they offer. I am planning on double majoring with something else, as of now journalism with a photography major as well. Maybe even photojournalism.” Ashley Chung of Northwood High plans to attend San Jose State University as an art (animation/illustration) major. Why this school? “Animation at SJSU has grown its own reputation for winning multiple awards and developing well-rounded artists. I have heard testimonials about how unusually tight-knit the animation program has become between students and teachers. After going through four years at Northwood, where teachers are passionate about their subject and genuinely care for the well-being of their students, I decided to prioritize having an inspirational faculty over prestige.” Sound The gallery will resume inseconds … [Read more...] about Arts Grads: Visual Arts
Yena Chang of Orange County School of the Arts plans to attend USC as a dance major. Ben Allen of Orange County School of the Arts plans to attend Chapman University as a news and documentary major. Why this school? “I am excited to be part of the Dodge School of Film and Media, where I can continue to study documentary filmmaking.” Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Brandi Miller of Villa Park High plans to attend Chapman University as a dance major, business administration minor. Why this school? “For the dance program.” Catherine Evans of Huntington Beach High School plans to attend The Boston Conservatory as a contemporary dance performance major. Caroline Schmidhauser of Orange County School of the Arts plans to attend UC Santa Barbara as a psychology and brain science major and an undeclared dance minor. Why this school? “UCSB has an excellent reputation in psychology and dance as well as in other disciplines and … [Read more...] about Varsity Arts: Where will 2016 graduates be going to college?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page July 06, 2018 MUSIC Pop & Rock MS. LAURYN HILL “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” the soulful, expansive solo debut from this Jersey-born vocalist and songwriter, turns 20 next month. Modern pop is celebrating with Canadian hip-hop king Drake’s New Orleans-tinged “Nice for What,” the current front-runner in this year’s Song of the Summer horse race, which pivots on a sample from the “Miseducation” lament “Ex-Factor”; Hill’s on an anniversary tour that will spotlight the album and bring along high-wattage opening acts, including (at press time) fast-talking Brooklyn MC Busta Rhymes and pop provocateur M.I.A. in Boston. July 11, 5 p.m. $49.50 and up. Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. 617-728-1600, www.livenation.com SHANIA TWAIN Canada’s country queen is back on the road behind 2017’s … [Read more...] about The week ahead: music, theater, art, and more
By Heide Janssen | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: June 15, 2017 at 9:43 am | UPDATED: June 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 486 visual arts students. Some plan to go to work and some are taking a gap year, but most are off to college, to study everything from animation to journalism to marine biology. We’ve listed them by the school they will attend, including their major and minor fields of study, statements about how the arts have influenced their plans, and their reason for choosing the institute they’ll be headed to. $ = scholarship received Nawal Seedat, El Modena UC Berkeley: molecular and cell biology (immunology and pathogenesis) major; public health, minor (Photo courtesy of Nawal Seedat)Jocelyn Fermin, Katella UCLA: environmental science (Photo courtesy of Jocelyn Fermin) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsShea Meyerson, OCSA Pacific Northwest College of Art: … [Read more...] about Where are 2017 Orange County visual arts students going to college?