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Wed 9/16, Tacoma Art Museum - Full Episode, KING 5 Evening

FEATURING: Woodland Park Zoo's Urban Carnivore Game, Whidbey Island Memorial Tree, Hispanic Heritage Box, Sharon Stone of Netflix's Horror 'Ratched', and more. Saint Bryan hosts KING 5 Evening at Tacoma Art Museum LINKS TO TONIGHT'S STORIES: Urban carnivore game reveals the wildlife in our  own backyards - Explore Issaquah's wild side with a new app from Woodland Park Zoo Memorial trees offer alternative way to honor loved ones  - Earth Sanctuary on Whidbey Island offers a unique way to celebrate life. #k5evening Delicious offerings from 10 local Latinx businesses in one box - The "Hispanic Heritage Box" is curated and delivered by Savor Seattle. Sharon Stone admits she struggled with self-confidence before taking role in 'Ratched'  - The Oscar winner stars in the new Netflix horror series, streaming Sept. 18. The Northwest Film Forum's Local Sightings festival goes online - Be sure to check out t

The Art of Whisky: Retro Trove of Archive Posters Shines Light on the History - and Mystery - of Whisky

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, England, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-lost Government poster collection is being relaunched as a lavish pictorial homage to the history of whisky. The Art of Whisky – Jim Murray More The Art of Whisky is a stunning coffee-table hardback edition exploring the drink's Victorian roots as told through an intriguing collection of evocative retro adverts. From depictions of homespun Highlanders to far-flung Empire, these posters celebrate the birth of enduring brands such as Teacher's and Dewar's to those now long extinct, such as Old Dad and Clan Castle. Whisky guru Jim Murray was commissioned to uncover these historical treasures from the Public Record Office's archives in London. Now they have been pulled together and beautifully reproduced in rich detail over 80 pages. Murray's light and insightful commentary draws out their significance and the part each played in the story of how whisky was first distilled for and ma

In Berlin, the Art World Spreads Out to Stay Safe

BERLIN — It has been a long time coming, but after six months of coronavirus-enforced inactivity, the international art world was re-energized by a hectic week here of live exhibitions and events. With all the summer's most important live art fairs, exhibitions and auctions canceled, Berlin Art Week , which ended Sunday, became the art world's first significant international event since March. Anchored by Gallery Weekend Berlin , a collaborative promotion of dealer-organized exhibitions that was postponed from its usual slot in April, the event also included the Positions Berlin fair, a platform for less-prominent dealerships, primarily from Germany, and numerous satellite shows at which the art was also on sale. These coincided with the openings of longer-term, noncommercial exhibitions like " Studio Berlin," a collaboration between the local married collectors Christian Boros and Karen Lohmann and the techno club Berghain , and the Berlin Bienniale . "For thi

31 Pieces of Wall Art From Black Artists

Dominique Pariso is passionate about hunting for the lipstick that Navarro cheerleaders wear, the coolest plus-size jeans, and the next status candle. She is also a part-time dog-sitter. Photo: retailers After staring at the same four walls for the past six months, we wouldn't blame you if you've decided you need a serious zhuzh in the wall-art department. We also wouldn't blame you if, after largely being stuck within those walls you've been staring at, you are lacking inspiration in terms of where to find things to display on them. To help you find the perfect piece, we perused the offerings of 31 Black illustrators, painters, and photographers to find prints and original artworks you can buy. (If your walls are, well, covered, we should note that any of these would also make a great gift for someone else.) Some of the things below come recommended by colleagues in New York Magazine's art and photography departments; some come from makers fe

The Pandemic Shattered Our World: How An Ancient Art Can Help Us Rebuild

A beloved cup or bowl — perhaps a family heirloom — slips from our grasp and falls to the floor, shattering into pieces. A serious illness or injury rends our bodies and spirit. A pandemic forces businesses to furlough and lay-off employees, or close altogether. A nation in turmoil tears at the foundation that makes civil society possible. getty How do we heal these wounds? Should we expect, or even hope, for a return to what was? No. Just as a shattered bowl can never be fully mended — our bodies, our businesses, and our society can never be exactly what they were. This impossibility of return should be cause for despair. But, paradoxically, it is a good thing that we can't go back — and the ancient Japanese art of repairing broken pottery, kintsugi, shows us why. Kintsugi means "to join with gold." A technique dating back to the 15th century, kintsugi — also called kintsukuroi — employs painted lacquer to glue broken pieces together, covering the lacquer w

After Months of Online Viewing Rooms, Outdoor Art Exhibitions Fill the Void

Piece by Jennie C. Jones, featured in the group show "Ground/work." Courtesy of the Clark. The Metropolitan Museum of Art may have reopened this past weekend—to the delight of New Yorkers who have made it through a summer devoid of the arts—but at this moment, most institutions in the United States remain shuttered due to COVID-19 . If art galleries and museums are opening at all, they're operating at a limited capacity; the dangers of gathering indoors for extended periods of time has been well documented—and renders these cultural spaces proverbial danger zones in a game of Floor Is Lava. But this limitation has, in turn, created a demand for ways to experience the arts in different environments. As a result, a handful of exhibitions are now taking place outdoors, at some establishments which have never hosted a fully open-air exhibition before. Artists like Marina Abramovic , KAWS, and Hank Willis Thomas participated in a show that took place in the unl

Art Design Deep Dive: Dynamic 2D lighting in Dwerve

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra's community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Who: Percy Legendre, developer at  Half Human Games My name is Percy Legendre and 2 years ago, Peter Milko and I founded Half Human Games, the small indie studio working on Dwerve, a Zelda-like action RPG with tower defense combat. As indies, we juggle multiple responsibilities. I do programming, game design, writing, and even art at times. With a small team of just 2 full-time developers, we had to come up with creative ways to make our game look and feel unique without investing too much time. What: Dynamic lights and shadows for 2D games We knew from the very beginning that we wanted to push the boundaries of SNES-style pixel graphics with  Dwerve . We wanted the player to dungeon crawl through dimly lit dungeons to further immerse them in our fantasy world. When it came