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November 2009 Blog Posts (44)

PART IV: The objectification of ART and the Death of CULTURE

Reflections by Bosque (c) 2009

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Scroll down to Part IV to read the newest addition or begin at the beginning to review the previous sections



Introduction



Dominant culture art is high brow art. What the hell is high highbrow art? Highbrow art is Art… Continue

Added by Art Zocalo on November 28, 2009 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

*****CALL TO ARTISTS*****

If anyone knows any artists (visual or performing) that might be interested in having their artwork electronically featured in an international exhibit about hope and courage, please contact me through here or through my website at www.EdgeScapes.com. Acceptance will be unfair and based on my personal opinion of whether the art supports the theme and works with the other art.

Added by Michael P. Hays on November 27, 2009 at 10:53am — 3 Comments

Ready to Chill .... this is Fun

Ready to chill? Just watch the video… Continue

Added by Art Zocalo on November 26, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Exhibit at Cricket Engine in Oakland

Here are a couple of shots from my exhibit that just went up in Oakland:…

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Added by Laura West on November 21, 2009 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Punch and Judy Puppet Theatre



On Sunday our church had a talent show and I decided to take a crack at doing a puppet show. I hadn't done one for years. I had frozen shoulder(s) for 2 1/2 years -- A PUPPETEERS CURSE! and could not operate… Continue

Added by Randy "Lazarus" McAtee on November 17, 2009 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Come visit me on my website www.aileenimperatrice.com

I have 3 new blog posts on my site www.aileenimperatrice.com

and for good reason.



1. To update with what is new in my art endeavors:

http://ashtreestudios.net/info/?p=989



2. To share my good fortune in attending some great local Fresno events

like my current exhibit at Broadway Studios, being a guest at the Fresno

Arts Council Dinner with the Artists, and… Continue

Added by Aileen R. Imperatrice on November 15, 2009 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Nov 19th - Winter Art Showcase and Sale - Clovis, CA

Winter Art Showcase and Sale, sponsored by Partners N Art and Holiday Inn Express in Clovis, CA



promoting: 15 artists and their medium (Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography, Ceramics, Jewelry and more)



along with: several vendors (The Elbow Room, Water 2 Wine and more)



Come join us next week, on Thursday, November 19th, 2009 from 11am-8pm.



Complimentary wine tasting provided by Water 2 Wine and Hors D'oeuvres provided by… Continue

Added by Ma Ly on November 13, 2009 at 9:37am — No Comments

2010 Calendars have arrived!



I'm delighted to announce that my 2010 fine art calendars have arrived. As always I have included a short story about each painting on every page of the calendar. They retail for $15.00 plus a nominal amount for shipping. Go to my website www.gaildaleyfineart.com and check them… Continue

Added by Gail Daley on November 12, 2009 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Altered Modalities is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Directors Name:

Martha Kelly-Fierro



Altered Modalities Biography:

Hailed from our Central Valley, Martha Kelly-Fierro has traveled the country and abroad choreographing, instructing, and showcasing her contemporary dance company. Her unique style of dance was nurtured by assisting and touring with such world renown choreographers as Mia Michaels (So You Think You Can Dance), Keith Clifton (The Edge Dance Studio-Hollywood), and Jeff Amsden (A Few… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 6, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Danza is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Directors Name:

Gladys Alvarez



Danza Biography:

Danza Latin Dance ensemble was born from the desire to display the latin culture and it’s immense gamma of dance genres. Danza aims to showcase the roots of latin dance with a major emphasis in Salsa. Our mission is to provide an honorable performance team that emits originality, high technique, and flavorful entertainment. Danza was established in June of 2008, major accomplishments include: Los… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 6, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

On Point is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Directors Name:

Philip Garvin and Yer Yang



On Point Biography:


On Point Dance started in December 2006, dancing out of a two car garage. It is now a family of all races and ages, from all walks of live, who learned to adapt and love one another to achieve a common goal. In finding ourselves as a dance family, we fell in love with funk music and culture and have centered our focus on the funk styles popping and locking, while implementing both… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 6, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Folclorico Moderno is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Director's Name:

Dannelle and Yolanda Ramirez, Rodriguez



Folclorico Moderno's Biography:

We are a mother and daughter duo. Performing music has been in our family for many generations. Our ancestors saw music as a form of expression. They fused their culture with the people they encountered on their journey through Spain and Mexico. The Gypsy mixed with the Spanish. Then our family moved to Mexico and fell in love with traditional Mexican music.… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 6, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Looking for people who want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in PEOPLE'S LIVES!

I have decided to bring my tribute to breast cancer survivors to the Central Valley and I need your help. I need people of all talents to help make this dream a reality. We can make a difference in people’s lives. If you can spare a little time in your schedule to help people realize that breast cancer can’t destroy the beauty that comes from within please contact me.

Michael P. Hays
michaelphays@edgescapes.com

Added by Michael P. Hays on November 5, 2009 at 12:11pm — No Comments

DANCE XPRESS - November 7th

Director:

Mikeisha Tresevant



Dance Xpress Biography:

Dance Xpress is an organization on the Campus of California State University, Fresno. This Dance Team was founded in Fall of 2008 by Mikeisha Tresevant, to enhance the students attractions to life on campus at CSUF. This Dance team is special because it does not focus on one culture of Dance. We consider ourselves a team that performs according to the Event. For example, for Cinco De Mayo we performed a piece that… Continue

Added by Cris Mendoza-Howell on November 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Range of (E)Motion Dance Company is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Directors Name:

Kellie Townsend



Range of (E)Motion Dance Company Biography:

Range of (E)Motion Dance Company is a new modern & experimental dance group now performing in Fresno. The intentions of this group are to a) explore the dancer’s inner world as an integral part of improvisation and performance, b) create open fields of co-creative possibility with artists of other disciplines, and c) seek movement innovation through the use of diverse… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

The 2nd Street Dancers is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Director's Name:

Beth Zobian



The 2nd Street Dancers Biography:

The 2nd Street Dancers were founded in 1985 to enrich the performing arts in our community and to provide opportunities for dedicated dancers to participate in their art. The company of students from The Dancing School of Selma performs jazz and many other styles of dance all over the valley as well as internationally.



In the summer of 2007 the group completed two very… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

University Dance Theatre is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Director's Name:

Kenneth Balint



University Dance Theatre Biography:

Mr. Balint has worked professionally as a choreographer, dancer and dance educator throughout the US. He is currently an Associate Professor within the Theatre Arts Department at California State University, Fresno. His MFA is from Arizona State University where he was awarded the University Graduate Fellowship, the Regents Graduate Academic Fellowship and the Graduate Assistant… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Kings Dance Center is performing at the 2009 CVD Fest!!

Director's Name:

Katie Heugly



Kings Dance Center Biography:

Kings Dance Center is in its 25th Anniversary Season. KDC first opened its doors in Lemoore in 1985 and then expanded to Hanford in 2002. Owner/Director, Katie Heugly has been a part of Kings Dance Center since the beginning. First as a dancer, then as a teacher, and now director. Kings Dance Center offers a variety of dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop,… Continue

Added by Sandy Xiong on November 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

DRUMAGIC PERFORMS NOVEMBER 7TH

Director:

George Haley



Drumagic Biography:

Drumagic is a Fresno based drum group who believe in the importance of working with our youth. Our mission is to reseed the rich culture of Africa in the youth of America. We encourage youth to participate and explore with Drumming, Singing and Dancing while instilling the values and principles of community living.

The Drumagic dancers are a young dance troupe from Los Angeles composed of Preteens and Teenagers. They believe… Continue

Added by Cris Mendoza-Howell on November 5, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

HM DANCE - November 7th

Director’s Name:

Ms. Susan Vang



HmDance Biography:

Founded in 2007 in belief that Hmong Arts have a unique power to engage its youth and to motivate them towards excellence, HmDance provides the opportunity for Hmong dancers to actively engage themselves in choreography, fundraising, costume design and philanthropy.



In July 2009, HmDance entered and earned first place at the Fresno Annual Water Festival Hmong Dance Competition. Upon their first win, HmDance was… Continue

Added by Cris Mendoza-Howell on November 5, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

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