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Charles Clough (American, born 1951). Eyes 2, 1975. Enamel and gelatin silver prints on cardboard, 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm), framed. Collection of George and Sally Hezel.  Photo culled from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

Wish You Were Here at Buffalo’s Albright-Knox Art Gallery

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York has an established track record of presenting thoughtfully curated and thoroughly engaging exhibitions. Highlights include Amedeo Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse in 2002 and 2003—at the time, the first American exhibition featuring the intriguing Italian artist in over 40 years—as well as its ongoing series Spotlight on the Collection—Artists In Depth which has showcased such renowned artists as Pablo Picasso, Georges …more…

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Fine film or fine wine? April delicacies at Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Art

Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Art kicks off Spring with an event-filled month. The Museum begins April with an outdoor film event on April 5th followed by a tribute to Pinot Noirs at April’s Wine Tasting on the 13th.

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amid the street noise: short films on the terrace
Peck Sculpture Terrace

All Together Now anuncia el segundo evento de cine jurado con artistas locales. Películas se proyectarán …more…

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The American Underpinnings of Pina Bausch

Wim Wenders’ recent movie Pina has opened up a wealth of discussions, panel presentations, commentary, and musings on the artist, as well it should.  As one of the best films on Dance covering one of our century’s great Dance artists, Pina is as evocative as the woman it portrays. ...more...

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Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates Black Men of Style

“Dandy Lion: Articulating a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity” is a show consisting of photographs and films featuring well dressed African American men. “Black Dandyism” is a style that combines African influence with European fashion. Curators at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum developed this show in response to concerns about the one sided images of black masculinity as shown through dress. Modern black dandyism developed as a reaction to young black me who wear informal styles such as baggy pants with boxer shorts showing. The curators seek to provoke discussion on black male identity and style. ...more...

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JAZZ IN FILM NEWS

One of the most intriguing jazz news stories of recent years was revived when Don Cheadle recently confirmed that his plans to make a film about Miles Davis were developing. The proposed project, which Cheadle would both direct and star in, was announced two years ago but had scarcely been mentioned by the Oscar-nominated actor since. Cheadle, of course, has been busy starring in films like Iron Man 2 and …more…

Buster Keaton; photo culled from the Kaufman Center website.

2012 NY Guitar Festival: Buster Keaton and the Sounds of Silence

The New Year is upon us. For New York City concertgoers, this means the arrival of the New York Guitar Festival, and with it the seemingly anachronistic Silent Films/Live Guitars series. ...more...

Costume and the Cinema

The Durham Museum Presents “Cut!”

Omaha’s Durham Museum does a great job of offering a wide range of temporary exhibits, and through April 29th you won’t want to miss Cut! Costume and the Cinema. This exhibit features costumes from movies -or “cinematic couture” if you prefer to make everything sound even more sophisticated- from a variety of films that were all period pieces.

If you don’t consider movie costumes to be a form of art, you …more…