Travis Scott, in first post-Astroworld interview, says he didn’t know fans were in danger
Speaking to Charlamagne tha God, Scott, who faces lawsuits totaling billions of dollars but has denied legal liability, said he’s been on an “emotional roller coaster” in the weeks since the Astroworld tragedy.washingtonpost.com
'You’re already in the authoritarian state': Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei criticizes US 'woke' culture
Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei has warned about political correctness in the U.S., saying its perpetuation has already turned the country into an authoritarian state without people knowing it. About Ai Weiwei: Ai, 64, is a contemporary artist who openly criticizes the Chinese Communist Party. Ai’s protest against government oppression is reflected in his work.news.yahoo.com
Artist sculpts cartoon characters with paper spirals
Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, cutting, and folding strips of paper to form images and sculptures. Manan Mistry, the owner of Artoholic, is a quilling artist who makes sculptures of cartoon characters. He also sells quilling equipment so viewers can try it out for themselves. For more, visit: https://artoholic.in/ https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtoholicByManan https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJeEqjAO9Agy1CTeY8DGVBA https://www.instagram.com/arto__holic/news.yahoo.com
Yates High School graduate bringing Black Lives Matter mural to Third Ward community
HOUSTON – A Jack Yates High School graduate is bringing a massive mural to Houston’s Third Ward community. The Black Lives Matter-inspired street painting is located across from the school on West Alabama Street. Floyd was also a Jack Yates High School graduate. He continued: “I’m doing this because I feel like this will send out a great message to us in this community and also a message to people who don’t think Black Lives Matter. There will be a parade with students from Texas Southern University and Jack Yates High School.
MusicFest Releases Cody Canada Tribute Performance Album
Cody Canada was honored at 2020 MusicFest and the performances will be released on The Years: A Tribute To Cody Canada And The Music Of Cross Canadian Ragweed . Support UsEvery January droves of music fans flock to Steamboat, Colorado for the yearly celebration of Americana and roots music, MusicFest. The Years: A MusicFest Tribute To Cody Canada And The Music Of Cross Canadian Ragweed was recorded at MusicFest 2020 and is being released January 22 on CD and vinyl. Canada is the youngest artist to ever receive the honor of a MusicFest tribute and he himself is still amazed. Cody Canada is scheduled to perform Saturday January 30 at The Dosey Doe, 25911 Interstate 45, Doors at 6:30 p.m, tickets $18-28houstonpress.com
Jazz saxophonist Dave Koz shares a preview of his new album providing comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic
HOUSTON – 9-time Grammy nominated saxophonist, Dave Koz’s brand new album, “A New Day” was written entirely during the quarantine this year. 1 albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums Chart, numerous world tours, a star on the Hollywood walk of fame and more. “A NEW DAY”A brand new recording by Dave Koz, his 20th album as an artist and first collection of original material in 10 years. With a roster of very special guests, all of whom recorded their parts virtually, this album’s release date is October 9, 2020…30 years and one day after the release of Dave’s debut album. DAVE KOZ VIRTUAL ALBUM RELEASE EVENTA NEW DAY - VIRTUAL ALBUM RELEASE EVENT www.davekoz.com Join Dave for an exclusive virtual live stream album release... Posted by Dave Koz on Monday, September 7, 2020Check out “Summertime in NYC” the first song released from “A New Day”.
Watch local performance and speed painter Ange Hillz paint live
The world watched him quickly create a beautiful painting at the memorial service for George Floyd back in June, and now this local artist is bringing his amazing talent to Houston Life. Whether its creating a piece of work that takes 4 minutes, or 3 hours, Ange Hillz is an incredible painter. Originally from Rwanda, Ange has called Houston home for the last ten years. Ange has been painting for the majority of his life, crediting his brother as a major influence. His current collection of art work is called Life In Colors, and you can find more about him at www.visualpaint.com
New website helps people find and enjoy the many wonderful murals throughout Houston | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
New website helps people find and enjoy the many wonderful murals throughout Houston | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: July 22, 2020, 3:30 pmHouston has tons of beautiful murals and art installations all over the city, but do you know where they are all located? HoustonMuralMap.com is a new website that has done all the work for you. Elia Quiles and Alex Barber of ‘Up Art Studio’ chat with Lauren Kelly about helping people find, visit, and enjoy the many wonderful murals throughout Greater Houston.
Artist transforms Brazilian neighborhood with street art
Artist transforms Brazilian neighborhood with street art Marcio Suki grew up in one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous neighborhoods. But now he’s using his talents to transform a hillside town once ruled by violent drug gangs into his canvas. Elaine Quijano reports.cbsnews.com