Weekly Arts Roundup- 3/27/14

From the “I did not make this up!” file: Putin wants Russians to get in shape. Can Steven Seagal help? The stories: I find the next two photo session ideas intriguing… unsettling, perhaps, but intriguing. FeatureShoot:Photographer Memorializes Deceased Animals in … Continue reading

Weekly Arts Roundup- 3/19/14

The stories: The Telegraph UK: Scarlett Johansson: ‘I really felt like I was on a hunt’ “The Hollywood star explains how her role as a predatory alien in Jonathan Glazer’s Under The Skin required her to lure real members of … Continue reading

More Tragedy for #Malaysia: 6 Dead, 3 Others in Critical Condition from Drug Overdose at Huge Music Fest

A well-known, three-day music festival being held at a stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malasia, featuring acts like Pharrell and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has cancelled its final day after horrifying news broke Friday. via The Malaysian Insider: The Future Music … Continue reading

Weekly Arts Roundup- 03/13/14

The stories: Veteran Artist Program Kicks off ‘Operation Artists in Action’ CD Brian (BR) McDonald, a musician, veteran and founder of The Veteran Artist Program, has also written on the subject of veterans and the arts (emphasis mine): The truth … Continue reading

Listen: Music Produced by Suspect in Fatal SXSW Crash (Audio)

via Austin American-Statesman: Rashad Charjuan Owens had been in Austin to perform at an East Austin venue before police say he plowed through a crowd of South by Southwest festival-goers early Thursday morning downtown. His brother, Lamar Wilson, told the … Continue reading

Weekly Arts Roundup

CONGRATS to my BRO @JorgeLinares for that WIN tonight… pic.twitter.com/LovIklVxXl — Juan Pablo Galavis™ (@JuanPaGalavis) March 9, 2014 Juan Pablo, star of ABC’s reality show “The Batchelor” stopped in Vegas over the weekend, to take in a boxing match at … Continue reading