The Hobbit has officially begun production, after an anxious half-decade of waiting that included issues with accounting, rights and pre-production finances.
London based image production agency FACTORY311 have produced some jaw-dropping imagery for Red Bull’s Art of Motion Free Runner Event.
RetailCamp – an interactive two-day conference. The event brings together apparel and retail industry professionals, bloggers and designers and teaches them how to use technology as a marketing, business and brand development tool.
A fast-growing independent press dedicated to producing books for global readership, One Peace Books, brings contemporary Japanese literature to American readers. One Peace Books, staring adversity in the face, is determined to not allow the 3% effect dampen their mission to let the world know what young Japanese people are thinking.
After outstanding customer response to the concept car first shown at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche today announced that dealers around the world will begin taking 918 Spyder customer orders. This is a significant step toward actual production of the company’s next super sports car, a Porsche that marries unique plug-in hybrid technology and outstanding performance in a visually stunning and purely Porsche package.
On Monday, June 27, 2011, Daniel Radcliffe will be honored by The Trevor Project with the Trevor Hero Award during “Trevor LIVE” at Capitale (130 Bowery, NY, NY). The annual show benefits the life-saving work of The Trevor Project and will also honor Ernst & Young LLP with the Trevor 2020 Award. The event’s presenting sponsor is ING.
With so many other events going on in the world, it can be easy to forget about the news in Haiti. The latest Haiti news is that Wyclef Jean, who was in Haiti to promote the presidential campaign of Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, was shot in the hand just after exiting a car.
On March 16th NASA published in their science blog a “mark your calendar” note, and well, we did! Did you see the moon last night? It was brighter, very bright, and it looked incredible from the New York Manhattan sky. The lunar orbit brought it the closest its been to earth for 20 years. Cool right?
A senior program director from Wyclef’s Yele Foundation confirmed the AP reports that Wyclef was in Delmas, Haiti when shot. Another report from USA Today is titled “Wyclef Jean ‘doing well’ after being shot in hand in Haiti’ (updated 8:53 AM) so this is the good news.
AShock Wave Through the Art Market.. China now Ranks First, Ahead of the USAccording to Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, world leader in art market information, “this unprecedented news represents a turning point in the history of the global art market: China is now the number 1 in terms of Fine art auction revenue.” It took just three years for China to jump from third place (previously occupied by France) in 2007 to first place in 2010, ahead of the UK and the USA, the grand masters of the market since the 1950s.
SCAD’s second annual deFINE ART, which ran Feb. 22 – 26, attracted thousands of visitors. deFINE ART featured lectures by prominent figures in the art world, special exhibitions, commissions, student showcases, performances and other events, all of which were free and open to the public.