Batavia to be a hotspot for music, arts, entertainment starting in May

Batavia to be a hotspot for music, arts, entertainment starting in May

VideoSponsor Video: 2019 Ramble Music and Arts Festival There’s one thing for certain with the City of Batavia lately: entertainment is not taking a back seat to anything. Live and DJ music, arts, a dunk tank, parades, dancers and food will be filling up calendars from May 30 to July 2 now that City Council … Read more

Charlotte’s Infusion Fund supports 51 arts, culture groups | Entertainment

Charlotte's Infusion Fund supports 51 arts, culture groups |  Entertainment

CHARLOTTE — The City of Charlotte’s Arts and Culture Advisory Board on April 19 approved a plan to award $400,000 in unrestricted operating grants from the Infusion Fund to 51 local arts and culture groups. All eligible, arts and culture-focused organizations that applied for a grant received funding. Recipients can use the funding at their … Read more

Ukrainian artist makes cultural stand at Venice Biennale

Ukrainian artist makes cultural stand at Venice Biennale

VENICE – Artist Pavlo Makov’s role representing Ukraine at the Venice Biennale has become an act of defiance against the Russian invaders, whose attacks on his adopted hometown of Kharkiv have grown more intense in recent days. Not only do the Russians intend to take over his country, the Russian-born Ukrainian national says, but they … Read more

Jesse Tyler Ferguson pivots to baseball in a Broadway play | Arts & Theater

Jesse Tyler Ferguson pivots to baseball in a Broadway play |  Arts & Theater

MARK KENNEDY Associated Press NEW YORK — Earlier this month, Jesse Tyler Ferguson got a private tour of hallowed ground — Yankee Stadium. He and the cast of the Broadway revival of the baseball-themed “Take Me Out” got to walk on the grass and soak in the silent stands. “I wasn’t expecting to be as … Read more

Watch now: Heartland College gallery showcases Bloomington-born photographer | Arts and Theater

Watch now: Heartland College gallery showcases Bloomington-born photographer |  Arts and Theater

NORMAL — Rashod Taylor’s images on display at Heartland Community College grew out of the normal photographs many new parents take of their children’s early years. “Like any new dad, you take snapshots of your son,” Taylor said. His use of large format film to capture his son’s childhood sets his work apart. The project … Read more

Smothers Brothers coming to Livermore’s Bankhead Theater

Smothers Brothers coming to Livermore's Bankhead Theater

LIVERMORE The Bankhead will present America’s favorite siblings, the Smothers Brothers, for another performance this June. After an unprecedented sellout of their first performance, the Smothers Brothers will delight audiences for an extra performance June 14, in addition to their sold-out June 13 performance (originally slated for January but rescheduled to June 13 due to … Read more