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New Book—“Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic” — Repeating Islands

We send our warmest congratulations to Andrea Shaw Nevins for her new book Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic (UGA Press, 2019). Description: Working Juju examines how fantastical and unreal modes are deployed in portrayals of the Caribbean in … Continue reading

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Manchester School of Samba at Manchester Day 2019

This is the front of our troupe Manchester School of Samba, parading along Deansgate to commemorate 10 years of an annual celebration of Manchester, it’s people and creativity, 23rd June 2019.  This superb image by Alida Cernogoraz.

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Déjeuner sur l’herbe – Animation Short Film 2019 – GOBELINS

Un scientifique émérite voit ses convictions s’effondrer lors d’un déjeuner sur l’herbe. A brilliant scientist sees his convictions crumble during a picnic at the lake. Réalisateurs / Directors: Jules BOURGES, Jocelyn CHARLES, Nathan HARBONN VIAUD, Pierre ROUGEMONT Contact de l’équipe … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

Mulled wine, wooden huts and a festive feel in the air! via Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

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101 Amazing Doodles On Shopping Receipts By An Italian Artist

There are some artists who seem to carry their sketchbooks everywhere they go. Who knows when the moment of inspiration will hit you, right? However, there are also artists who don’t need to do that because they can turn almost … Continue reading

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Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential

They say that a good present is a practical one. So when Dianna Wood’s birthday came along, her husband knew exactly what to get her. A pressure washer. Dianna had been thinking about it ever since the very first time … Continue reading

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The Hoodie is a new exhibition that explores the many roles and stories behind the garment

Is the ‘Hoodie’ the most socio-political garment on the planet? A new exhibition at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, this December will explore its role. Its life started off innocently enough, with origins in Medieval Europe when monks had cowls … Continue reading

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Night at the Museum: A Recreation of Edward Hopper’s Western Motel

As part of the exhibition Edward Hopper and the American Hotel at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the museum has recreated a three-dimensional motel space behind a pane of glass inspired by one of Edward Hopper’s best-known paintings “Western Motel.” This … Continue reading

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I Made A (foodsafe) Hack On Kintsugi…

Alex Traditional #Kintsugi Technique takes months, but this version only needs a day… update : My cookbook is #1 on Amazon : http://smarturl.it/FrenchGuyCooking Food Safe Epoxy Glue : https://amzn.to/2wWR84W Gold Food Coloring : https://amzn.to/2Cy0SbB Sugru : https://amzn.to/2MYbRQz After 3 different … Continue reading

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Journalist Rachel Lopez Documents the Delightfully Diverse Patterns on the Ceilings of Mumbai Taxis

Rachel Lopez  has a thing with… taxi ceilings. Instead of joining the 200,000+ Instagram posts hashtagged #ihavethisthingwithfloors, the lifelong Mumbai resident flips her phone’s camera into selfie mode. Lopez documents the vast array of eccentric plastic patterns covering the ceilings … Continue reading

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