Archive for the category ‘ARTS’


Turner Prize Awarded Four Ways after Artists’ Plea to Judges
Mark Brown – The Guardian
December 9th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
The Answer Is in the End: George Harrison, a Prophet for Our Time
Ben Jolliffe | Resurgence Magazine – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Yi Jing – I Ching 易經 — The Book of Changes
Igor Micunovic | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Blood on the Stone: An Oxford Detective Story of the 17th Century
Ken Macnab | On Line Opinion – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Roger Waters and John Pilger Make Powerful Defence of Julian Assange in London
WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Roger Waters and John Pilger Make Powerful Defence of Julian Assange in London)
The Best Movie Ever Made about the Truth behind the Iraq War Is “Official Secrets”
Jon Schwarz – The Intercept
September 9th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Best Movie Ever Made about the Truth behind the Iraq War Is “Official Secrets”)
Capitalist Art and Hollywood Superheroes
Daniel Safi – New Matilda
May 20th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Capitalist Art and Hollywood Superheroes)
Leonardo Da Vinci Revisited: How a 15th Century Artist Dissected the Human Machine
Susan Broomhall and Ivan Marusic – The Conversation
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Leonardo Da Vinci Revisited: How a 15th Century Artist Dissected the Human Machine)
8 Things You May Not Know about Leonardo Da Vinci, on the 500th Anniversary of His Death
Richard Gunderman – The Conversation
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on 8 Things You May Not Know about Leonardo Da Vinci, on the 500th Anniversary of His Death)
Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin
Stefan Steinberg | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin)
The Matrix 20 Years On: How a Sci-Fi Film Tackled Big Philosophical Questions
Richard Colledge – The Conversation
April 1st, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Matrix 20 Years On: How a Sci-Fi Film Tackled Big Philosophical Questions)
India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, Twice the Size of the Statue of Liberty
Elisha Fieldstadt and Reuters – NBC News
November 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, Twice the Size of the Statue of Liberty)
The Act of Killing: Authorship as Performance and the Mythology of National Identity
Aruna Ekanayake | UCLA Cinema and Media Studies – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Act of Killing: Authorship as Performance and the Mythology of National Identity)
Why SLĀV’s Cancellation Was the Right Decision
Rahul Varma - Montreal Gazette
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why SLĀV’s Cancellation Was the Right Decision)
Brooklyn Students Use ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’ to Explore Solutions to Gun Violence
Anya van Wagtendonk | Youth Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Brooklyn Students Use ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’ to Explore Solutions to Gun Violence)
Drawing Palestine from Prison: The Artwork of Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh
Ramona Wadi – MintPress News
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Drawing Palestine from Prison: The Artwork of Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh)
It’s Time to Wage War against War Movies That Glorify Outdated Models of Masculinity
Peter Maass – The Intercept
February 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on It’s Time to Wage War against War Movies That Glorify Outdated Models of Masculinity)
Trump Asks Museum for Van Gogh, Gets Offered Used Gold Toilet
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
The Facts about U.S. War on Vietnam
Films by John Pilger – Information Clearing House
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Facts about U.S. War on Vietnam)
On the Beach 2017: The Beckoning of Nuclear War
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Portrait of Myanmar’s ‘Buddhist Bin Laden’ Chills Cannes
Fiachra Gibbons | AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 29th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Street Art Controversy – Crime or Urban Renovation?
Giulia D’Ettorre | Wall Street International - Human Wrongs Watch
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Street Art Controversy – Crime or Urban Renovation?)
The Coming War on China
John Pilger – New Internationalist Magazine
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Coming War on China)
There Is a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on There Is a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions)
How Do We ‘Package’ Peace? Can We Make It Palatable?
Gary Corseri – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on How Do We ‘Package’ Peace? Can We Make It Palatable?)
The CIA and Hollywood, an Unlawful Alliance
John Kiriakou - Reader Supported News
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The CIA and Hollywood, an Unlawful Alliance)
SF Int’l Film Festival: The Return, about released prisoners, and other social dramas (or comedies)
Joanne Laurier | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on SF Int’l Film Festival: The Return, about released prisoners, and other social dramas (or comedies))
Why Banksy’s Art Is Such a Deadly Political Weapon
Lizzie Crocker – The Daily Beast
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Banksy’s Art Is Such a Deadly Political Weapon)
Dancing for Joy and Friendship
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dancing for Joy and Friendship)
Striking Distance: The Violence We See, and Don’t See, Onstage
Russell Vandenbroucke – American Theatre
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Striking Distance: The Violence We See, and Don’t See, Onstage)
Poets’ Talk: Pope Francis, Masilo, Marc Beaudin, et. al.
Gary Corseri and Charles Orloski – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Poets’ Talk: Pope Francis, Masilo, Marc Beaudin, et. al.)
Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya – Strategic Culture Foundation
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes)
Banksy’s Theme Park “Dismaland” Shows Darker Side of History and Pop Culture
John Vibes, True Activist – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Banksy’s Theme Park “Dismaland” Shows Darker Side of History and Pop Culture)
Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale)
New Exhibit ‘Camera Atomica’ Surveys the Nuclear Age
James Adams – The Globe and Mail, Canada
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on New Exhibit ‘Camera Atomica’ Surveys the Nuclear Age)
Roger Waters to Dionne Warwick: “You Are Showing Yourself to Be Profoundly Ignorant of What Has Happened in Palestine since 1947″
Roger Waters – Salon
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Roger Waters to Dionne Warwick: “You Are Showing Yourself to Be Profoundly Ignorant of What Has Happened in Palestine since 1947″)
Drone Warfare in ‘Good Kill’
David Walsh, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Drone Warfare in ‘Good Kill’)
Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin
Stefan Steinberg , WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin)
The Intercept’s Laura Poitras Wins Academy Award for ‘Citizenfour’
Peter Maass – The Intercept
February 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Intercept’s Laura Poitras Wins Academy Award for ‘Citizenfour’)
Yusuf Islam’s Golden Years: Cat Stevens on Islam and His Return to Music
Andy Greene – Rolling Stone
January 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Yusuf Islam’s Golden Years: Cat Stevens on Islam and His Return to Music)
How Clint Eastwood Ignores History in ‘American Sniper’
Peter Maass – The Intercept
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Clint Eastwood Ignores History in ‘American Sniper’)
From Damascus to Carnegie Hall, a Refugee Child Prodigy Plays the Piano for Peace
Sophia Jones – Huffington Post
December 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on From Damascus to Carnegie Hall, a Refugee Child Prodigy Plays the Piano for Peace)
See Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras
Fabiano Post, Oximity – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on See Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras)
Art in a Time of Surveillance
Peter Maass – The Intercept
November 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Art in a Time of Surveillance)
Korean Artist in Japan Hopes to Help a New Generation Embrace Peace
Anna Fifield – The Washington Post
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Korean Artist in Japan Hopes to Help a New Generation Embrace Peace)
Assange to Open Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Assange to Open Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona)
Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art)
Art and the Building of Peace
George Kent – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Costa Gavras’s “Capital”: A Critique of “Cowboy Capitalism”
David Walsh, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Costa Gavras’s “Capital”: A Critique of “Cowboy Capitalism”)
WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time)
Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World
Michael Moore – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World)
Kaulana Na Pua – (Hawai’ian Music Video of the Week)
ProjectKULEANA – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( 3 Comments »)
Le Sacre du Printemps — 100th Anniversary: A Quartet of Creators
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Le Sacre du Printemps — 100th Anniversary: A Quartet of Creators)
Genesis, by Sebastião Salgado: Exhibition Review
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
(Português) Mafalda e a Poderosa Crítica de Valores
Carlos Eduardo Rebuá Oliveira - Outras Palavras
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) Mafalda e a Poderosa Crítica de Valores)
40 Days: Art Exhibition Review
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart)
The Banal Militarism of Hollywood
Fouad Pervez – Foreign Policy in Focus
March 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Banal Militarism of Hollywood)
Ich bin ein Bil’iner! – “5 Broken Cameras’” Strange Trip to the Oscars
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Art from Iran Exhibition: A Review from Edinburgh
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Human Rights Watch London Film Festival
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Human Rights Watch London Film Festival)
Palestinian Filmmaker Detained at Los Angeles Airport on Way to Oscars
Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 25th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Israel, Palestine and the Oscars
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Israel, Palestine and the Oscars)
Written in Blood and Dreams – Poetry and Latin American Revolution
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Written in Blood and Dreams – Poetry and Latin American Revolution)
Filmmakers for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Filmmakers for Nonkilling)
Deep in the Rectum – Western Art Is Barking at China
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Deep in the Rectum – Western Art Is Barking at China)
Spielberg vs Tarantino: Hollywood and the Past
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Spielberg vs Tarantino: Hollywood and the Past)
The Real Invasion of Africa Is Not News And a Licence to Lie Is Hollywood’s Gift
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Jews DO Control the Media
Manny Friedman – The Times of Israel
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Jews DO Control the Media)
Torture Is Trivial
Robert Jensen – Al Jazeera
January 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Torture Is Trivial)
Obama’s Dirty Wars Exposed at Sundance
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
January 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Dirty Wars Exposed at Sundance)
Oscar Worthy Propaganda – Zero Dark Thirty: Torturing the Facts
Majorie Cohn - CounterPunch
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Oscar Worthy Propaganda – Zero Dark Thirty: Torturing the Facts)
1st International Active Nonviolence Film Festival
Pressenza Int’l Press Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on 1st International Active Nonviolence Film Festival)
A Feel-Good Movie about Fracking?
Fran Korten – YES! Magazine
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Feel-Good Movie about Fracking?)
A Revolution in Song
Stanley Heller – Socialist Worker
January 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Revolution in Song)
Investing in World Peace
Susan Carew (aka Peacefull Clown) - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Investing in World Peace)
“The Militarization of Hollywood”: Unlocking “The Hurt Locker”
Jack A. Smith – Global Research
September 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on “The Militarization of Hollywood”: Unlocking “The Hurt Locker”)