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The Google arts and culture app doesn't work that way--even silly facial expressions or sideways glances at the camera will still spit out a result. "For this app, you can do anything," Jain said. "You could even take a picture of your cat or dog." The app then finds a numerical similarity (in the form of a ...
"After their marriage, Mama and Papa built their home in Woodstock. Papa went into 'store keeping' and Mama began her life of raising eight children over a 20-year period. They built a house off Main Street in town. … The home that they had built had two bedrooms and was not more than a city block from ...

If you love the arts, you live in a pretty good place. Anyone who's been in Ocala for more than a minute knows our community has a wealth of cultural arts offerings, and some pretty good ones at that. What community Ocala's size has a museum of the quality of the Appleton? The answer is very few, if any.
Love has a diverse background in the arts. He said his big break came when actress Marlo Thomas gave Love permission to bring the popular children's multimedia phenomenon "Free to Be ... You and Me" to the stage in 1987. Released in 1972, "Free to Be ... You and Me" broke down gender stereotypes ...
Underwritten in part by WAB, Chequamegon Bay arts Council co-hosts the workshop from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. immediately following the 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Ashland Town Meeting. Both events will be held at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on 29270 Cty. Hwy. G. The workshop will address topics ...
Cleveland, Ohio -- Beauty runs skin deep all weekend at the Huntington Convention Center, where about 300 local, national and international practitioners of body art will be featured at the 3rd annual Cleveland Tattoo arts Convention. Inked celebrities from TV's "Ink Masters" and elsewhere, live ...

LITTLETON -- Frumie Selchen, longtime executive director of the arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, will retire in early 2018. She has been the executive director of the organization since 2000, when it first took on programming as part of its mission to promote, support and sustain arts and culture in ...
Some Wake County parents and school leaders say they worry a new high school with an arts theme would pull students away from other schools that focus on the arts, especially Enloe High in Raleigh. Wake wants to build a small-format high school near downtown Raleigh on capital Boulevard, south of ...
Google's arts and culture app user agreement. (Google/Screenshot). When you download the app, you are prompted with a dialogue box that assures you "Google won't use data from your photo for any other purpose" than to "find artworks that look like you." It also won't store your photo any longer than ...
The arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County confirmed Friday plans to sell its property at 610 Coliseum Drive that features the arts Council Theatre. As a result, officials with the N.C. Black Repertory Co. and the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem have been told they should be prepared to clear their ...
But Haskell, who has amassed one of the finest private collections of modern art in the country and served in leadership roles with many arts organizations in Jacksonville, said the impact could be much more significant if city officials and JAX Chamber put more emphasis on Jacksonville's vibrant arts scene ...
The Metro arts Commission will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with projects that will put more artwork in public spaces across Nashville. Mayor Megan Barry and the commission announced the series of initiatives, including a citywide art exhibit, on Thursday. They will take place throughout 2018.
Musume, the forthcoming Asian-fusion restaurant opening in the arts District, has set an open date: Wednesday, Jan. 24. Under executive chef Ken Lumpkin, the restaurant will focus on "world-class sushi and contemporary Asian fusion cuisine" and boasts the "largest selection of sake in Texas ... with more ...
Retirement hasn't slowed down Jim Heiks. But the former fine arts coordinator for the Appleton Area school District said that's OK. "People told me that you're busier when you retire than when you were working, and I've found that that's almost true," he said. "You have your fingers in a lot of different things ...
Community arts groups such as Encore Cast, Florida Symphony youth Orchestra, Central Florida Community arts and Orlando Rep Power Chords will be on stage at America gardens Theater. • The countries of World Showcase are holding a free walk, where visitors can make rubbings onto their festival ...
Alison Bastian's involvement in the St. Charles art community has come full circle in the last seven years. As a practicing artist, she participated in the St. Charles arts Council's inaugural pop-up gallery in 2011 -- her first and only exhibition with the nonprofit before she moved out of town. Now, Bastian, who ...
Joanna Chilcoat Fellows, who starred in the 2003 cult favorite Camp and now teaches theatre arts in Seneca Valley high school in Germantown, Maryland, attended a January 16 Montgomery County public schools Board of education meeting to speak out against a proposed cut to arts funding.

Rep. Francis Rooney only had a one-minute speech to make his case against offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. And so, the Florida Republican whipped up a visual aid in apparently as much time. Floor charts aren't an unusual sight in Congress, but Rooney's floor chart was unusual because ...
This is What's Trending Today… Google's arts and culture App has been available since 2016. But this past weekend, the app went viral. Its popularity rose after the company launched an experimental new "selfie" feature. The feature uses technology to compare a user's face with a famous work of art.
Chicago -- Who hasn't thought of themselves from time to time as a real piece of art? Now, thanks to Google's month-old feature on its arts & culture app, our humble selfies can be matched to what the app says is a double, probably hanging on a museum wall somewhere. Yet users in Illinois and Texas ...
The 221-room hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., is dropping the InterContinental brand, which it began using in 2007, operator Marcus Hotels & Resorts Inc. announced Tuesday. Instead, it will be marketed as "a creatively bold independent arts hotel," according to the statement. The redesigned hotel will include ...
PIEDMONT -- Piedmont PAINTS (Promote arts In The schools) has awarded $36,200 in grants to further art education and special projects in the Piedmont schools. In response, the Piedmont Unified School District board acknowledged and thanked the nonprofit organization for the generous donation.
Maine Gay Men's Chorus seeking tenor, baritone and bass Singers for the 2018 season. To audition, email Lawrence Jackson at newmgmc@gmail.com. FMI, see www.mainegaymenschorus.com. Exhibits. "Moments of Reflection - Paintings by Kerrin Parkinson and Patricia Ritzo," Lifeworks chiropractic ...
This is a column written and sponsored by Arlington arts / Arlington cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development. Building capacity is central to any discipline. It's important to remain up to speed on best practices whether you're a chiropractor or a calligrapher. As such, Arlington Cultural ...
Experimental Feature Pushes Google's arts & culture App to the Top of the Free Apps Chart. Wednesday January 17, 2018 3:31 AM PST by Tim Hardwick. Google's arts & Culture app rocketed to the top of the free app charts over the weekend after one of its experimental interactive features went viral. Better known for its ...
cultural Connections, a free arts and culture roundtable, will be held Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Historical Museum. The subject of the roundtable is community partnerships, with a discussion led by the executive director of the Natick Center Cultural District and a member of the team at ArtWeek, ...
Craig: I'm the creator of arts in Wilmington. It's a local calendar of arts; multidisciplinary arts events, auditions, opportunities, calls for artists at artsinWilmington.com. We send out our newsletter every Thursday as well, it goes out to a couple thousand people. Gina: And this is your second year of having the ...
As students begin the spring semester, administration of the Colleges of arts and engineering are making plans with other faculty for the new year. Mark Zappi, Ph.D., the dean of engineering at The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, shared the spring semester plans for the college, including a few major ...
The study - based on fiscal year 2015 numbers - also found arts organizations in the First State supported just over 4,000 full-time jobs and generated $10.5 million in local and state government revenues, with $ 8.6 million going to state coffers and $1.8 million to local governments. Delaware arts Alliance ...
Plays and art shows aren't just a form of evening Entertainment, there is a real economic benefit to the arts and culture industry - locally and nationwide. Take Eau Claire County, for example. In a 2017 press release by the Eau Claire Regional arts Center, they tell us that Americans for the arts completed a ...
A South Carolina martial arts instructor has been arrested and charged for sexually assaulting two minors who were his students. James Michael Buchen, 45, of Mount Pleasant, is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Film production is attracting major stars to make movies in the region. Millions of dollars are being invested in theaters. cultural events are expanding across county lines as they transcend music and art. The arts in Dutchess County and throughout the Hudson Valley are helping to drive the economy as ...
GIVE A GIFT (Left) · January/February 2018 magazine cover · Smithsonian · Subscribe (Mobile) · facebook Instagram Pinterest twitter Google+ Newsletter. Search. Search Search Search · SmartNews · History · science · Innovation · arts & culture · Travel · Quadrantid Meteor Shower Kicks Off the New ...
Bastrop was named a cultural arts district in 2012 and is home to a variety of arts groups, attractions and events, including the First Friday Art Walk, Lost Pines Art Center and the Bastrop Opera House, as well as the city's Bastrop Art in Public Places (BAIPP) board, which has promoted public art for several ...
Residents and business owners aren't giving up on adding a second rail stop in the arts District, one closer to the heart of the neighborhood. The Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council sent a letter to Metro CEO Phil Washington last week asking the agency to take a closer look at the issue.
"The arts spark conversation and debate. The arts inspire and heal. They are part of our daily life, while also serving as an escape. And the arts bring people together, despite differing tastes, backgrounds and experiences," said Greg Marcus, president and Chief Executive Officer of The Marcus corporation, ...
Google's arts & culture app now takes a run-of-the-mill selfie and gives you a side-by-side shot with a historic work of art ... and Hollywood is going crazy for their canvas clones! Stars like as Kate Hudson, Vinny Guadagnino, Jim Parsons, Sarah Silverman, Kristen Bell and Amanda Seyfried are putting their ...
The app is called Google arts & culture, and the idea is this: First, you upload a picture of yourself -- because 143% of all popular things on the internet involve uploading a picture of yourself, because we are all exceedingly needy. Then, Google's fancy Voltron algorithm scans its archives, finds an image ...
Mike Salay of Kellwell Food Management tastes each item of a meal prepared Thursday by Hardin County Detention Center inmate Darrell Brown as part of a culinary arts course Salay is teaching at the detention center. The meal was Brown's practical test to complete and graduate from the course.
2 committee meeting, Beckham high school Principal Anna Dassing said the town could use the centrally located arts center for lectures and performances, and the requested funding would help to make it feel more like a community arts center and less like a high school. There's a $94 million budget for ...
Friday at the Red Brick Center for the arts, the new exhibit "Leaning into the Light" opens. That reception begins at 5. Friday at the Temporary, there's a poetry slam judged by National Poetry Slam semi finalist Meta Sarmiento. That starts at 6:30 in Basalt's Willits Town Center. Saturday in Glenwood Springs, ...
Learn how to create a two-dimensional "fiber mosaic" at a winter class offered by instructor Barbetta Lockart at the Davis arts Center. The class, "Fiber Mosaic: 2D," will meet Mondays from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 26-March 12 at the center, 1919 F St. students must be age 18 or older. Lockart says she ...
At SSC we believe that the arts change lives. Our annual Chase Away the Winter Blues gala helps us fund partnership efforts such as this one with Algonquin Heights. The year's gala is Saturday, January 27 at the Boston Marriot Quincy, 1000 Marriot Drive in Quincy. One year ago, I was home during a ...
Each year artists, arts administrators and citizens who understand the importance of South Dakota's creative culture gather in Pierre during the legislative session for arts Advocacy Day. This year the event falls on Thursday, Feb. 8, and you are invited to join in the celebration of our state's arts scene.
Additionally, of the top ten game titles, four belong to Electronic arts while two belong to Activision Blizzard (ATVI). Therefore, I do not see the Battlefront issue as an overly big concern. Moreover, the dissatisfaction has not come from the game per se, but rather the pricing model. Essentially, in addition to ...
Studio of Dance perform during the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Monday at the arts Council Theatre. ... a local band made up of teenage musicians -- several dancers from the Triad area, spoken-word and vocal artists and musicians from the University of North Carolina school of the arts.
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) - Boardman Local schools is continuing their 100th anniversary by celebrating their arts programs this weekend. A few hundred students and alumnus will be performing Saturday. Some different bands, drama companies and choirs will be performing traditional and more ...
JEFFERSON -- The scrapbooks at the Council for the Performing arts in Jefferson show 39-plus years of memories. Newspaper clippings, photos of cast members and show programs chronicle the history of the CPA, which was founded in 1977 when a local businessman pledged to keep the arts alive in ...
Performing arts categories include creative writing, including poetry, essay, short story and other written work; dance, such as solo, wheelchair, folk, tap, jazz and others; drama, including solo and group, comedy, prose and poetry, mime, juggling and others, and music, including solo or group instrumental ...
Elmhurst and the surrounding area can support a 50,000-square-foot performing arts and conference center with an estimated $25 million price tag, according to a study released this week by the not-for-profit Elmhurst Centre for the Performing arts. Conducted by Chicago-based Johnson Consulting, the ...


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