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Guerrilla Knitting hits Clairmont.

Guerrilla Knitting hits Clairmont. | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Yarn bombers were at work in Clairemont last week, leaving a giant Etch A Sketch behind.
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Amazing Sculptures By Rabarama

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Amazing Sculptures By Rabarama from Rome

Paola Epifani, popularly known as Rabarama is an artist and sculptor from Rome. Rabarama being a daughter of an artist, showed an inborn talent for sculpture.
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Second Life Art and a walk in the Shire - ( and Real Life art too)

Second Life Art and a walk in the Shire -  ( and Real Life art too) | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Sunday May 5th sees the eighth annual Raglan Shire Artwalk open its doors.

Running through to May 26th, the Artwalk brings together over 100 artists from across Second Life in a display of 2D and 3D art ranged across four regions of Raglan Shire, providing visitors not only with the opportunity to see  photos, artwork and sculptures, but to also explore the Shire itself.

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(EN) - A Glossary of Classical Music Terms | Classical Candor

(EN) - A Glossary of Classical Music Terms | Classical Candor | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

If you’re like me, from time to time you may have to look up an occasional musical term; thus, with the help of the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, the Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music, and other such reference works, I’ve compiled this little guide to some of the most commonly used classical music expressions you might run across, alphabetically arranged.


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Celebrating National Short Story Month

Celebrating National Short Story Month | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
We all remember our first time. Mine was in 10th grade AP English in 1963.
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Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits

Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Annie Brightstar's insight:

Seems barely credible - 3d faces from DNA on chewing gum

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HARTLEPOOL HIT BY GUERRILLA KNITTING

HARTLEPOOL HIT BY GUERRILLA KNITTING | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Hartlepool Mail
Mystery knitters strike on village roundabout
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The popular craze is known as knit-blitzing, yarn-storming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or graffiti knitting.
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This weeks COSPLAY - Starwars Edition

This weeks COSPLAY - Starwars Edition | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Tomorrow is  Star Wars Day so here is a treat.

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When flappers ruled the Earth: how dance helped women's liberation

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The wild women of 1920s dance didn't just get everyone doing the Charleston and the Grizzly Bear.

See also Josephine Baker and the wild women of the 1920s dance http://sco.lt/66ZJNR

 

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You’ve got to hand it to him: Artist who makes his drawings leap off the page

You’ve got to hand it to him: Artist who makes his drawings leap off the page | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki's clever pencil work means that ordinary sketchbooks are transformed into vivid, seemingly three-dimensional artworks by painstaking use of light and shadow.
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World's Largest Rubber Duck - YAY!

World's Largest Rubber Duck - YAY! | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Annie Brightstar's insight:

Now they need to make the World's largest bath.....

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Can the internet open up classical music to a wider audience?

Can the internet open up classical music to a wider audience? | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Online courses in how to appreciate classical music could make it a less daunting proposition for beginners
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The Amazing Fantasy Art of Kerem Beyit

The Amazing Fantasy Art of Kerem Beyit | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Kerem Beyit has been in the digital art area for five years. His vast and amazing portfolio includes lots of book covers, and he has been awarded on CGSociety, CgChannel,Gfxartist, Cggallery, 3DTotal and CGArena.

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, May 9, 2013 7:54 AM

His works have been published in several magazines, as well as have been included in the Ballistic Publishing albums Expose and Exotique. He is currently working as a freelance artist.

Today we have with us a quite small selection of his many digital masterpieces.

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London road renamed after Vincent Van Gogh: Dutch artist lived and fell in love in the capital

London road renamed after Vincent Van Gogh: Dutch artist lived and fell in love in the capital | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Isabel Street in Stockwell has been renamed Van Gogh Walk after the Post-Impressionist legend and has helped to inspire the transformation of what they said was once a no-go area.
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Street Art by Polish Artists SAINER and BEZT

Street Art by Polish Artists SAINER and BEZT | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Here is are some of the best works by the Polish street artists SAINER and BEZT from ETAM CRU.

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Intricate Paper Cutouts by Hand on Rice Paper

Intricate Paper Cutouts by Hand on Rice Paper | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
I am in complete awe of these delicate paper cutouts by Philly-based artist Bovey Lee.
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Enigmatic Street Art by Escif

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Plein d'humour, j'adooore !!!
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Sheherazade @ Second Life: if you want to survive – tell a story

Sheherazade @ Second Life: if you want to survive – tell a story | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Date: 3rd of May
Time: 12PM (noon) SLT
Adress: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Companion/121/14/340
Curated by Heidi Dahlsveen/Mimesis Monday

Find out more about this event at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/249608351847430/


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Van Gogh's true colours were originally even brighter

Van Gogh's true colours were originally even brighter | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Research undertaken by the Van Gogh Museum reveals the master's favourite paints have faded badly since the 1880s

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