An Australian state banned singing and dancing during covid. Then Hillsong megachurch held a ‘youth camp.’
New South Wales state prohibited singing and dancing at music festivals and nightclubs amid a major surge in coronavirus infections, but religious events are exempt from the order.washingtonpost.com
Local artist that made JJ Watt murals across Houston bids farewell
His work has become well known throughout the Houston area, primarily for murals showcasing the likes of Jose Altuve, James Harden, and most of all, J.J. Watt. “We ended up going with a J.J. Watt theme. His commissioned work has covered all Houston sports, but he said he’s painted walls of Watt more than others. “It’s shocking to see him leaving,” Hawkins said, who added when you’ve dedicated so much to Houston as did J.J. Watt, it becomes an expectation to stay. Saldana said clients have called him already asking to update their walls, as Houston says goodbye to J.J. Watt.
Etsy: Connecting artists with buyers by the millions
Etsy: Connecting artists with buyers by the millions With more people shopping at home these days, the e-commerce site Etsy has allowed more than three million artists, designers, craftspeople and hobbyists to find markets for their work. Correspondent Nancy Giles talked with entrepreneurs who have turned their side interests into full-time jobs; and with Etsy CEO Josh Silverman, who discusses how the pandemic created an opportunity to connect creatives with customers.cbsnews.com
Here’s how Houston-area artists can earn a $1,000 grant through Red Bull
HOUSTON – Calling all artists in the Houston-area! Red Bull wants to help the art community with direct funding to save the arts. The Red Bull Arts Microgrant Program, first established in Detroit, is an unrestricted grant aimed to help encourage artists to continue their work. Two artists in each participating city will be given a monthly lump sum of $1,000 to kick-start their projects in an effort “to support them to continue their work during this difficult moment.”Winning artists can also showcase their work on Red Bull Art’s social media channels. To be eligible, artists must be 18 years or older and have a CV or resume.
Kennedy Center honors five performing artists
Kennedy Center honors five performing artists The Kennedy Center celebrated five exceptional artists for their lifetime contributions to American culture. And Christian Bale speaks on his new movie, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today's Eye on Entertainmentcbsnews.com