Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

Performing Arts News including live events, concerts, stage and festivals

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Performing Arts News including live events, concerts, stage and festivals

Collector Systems Positions Itself as Industry Leader in Art Collection Management Software

Collector Systems 3.0NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Collector Systems, LLC ( today announced the release of "Collector Systems" version 3.0, an enhanced edition of its powerful, flexible art management software solution, helping individuals, collectors, curators, designers, artists, estate managers, insurers, and museums to organize and track their treasures.

Artistic Pursuit, a New Online Community, Pays Artists for Original Work and Networks New Talent

BALTIMORE, Md. -- On January 1, 2007, Artistic Pursuit, LLC of Brunswick, Md. launched a new and innovative Web site - - an online community which pays artists for their original work such as unpublished videos, music, images, literature and games, and also allows fans to discover new artistic talents.

Cuban Exiles Can Breathe Sigh of Relief as Miami Gets Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth Sculpture

Dan Edwards Britney ProLifeMIAMI, Fla. -- The "deathbed" portrait of Fidel Castro that outraged Cuban exiles everywhere in part for a scheduled display in Miami this weekend has been replaced with "Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston." The renowned nude of Britney Spears giving birth atop a bearskin rug appears at Fountain Miami, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art, from December 7th to 11th in Wynwood Gallery district during Art Basel Miami.

Fidel Castro's 'Deathbed Portrait' Slated for Deconstruction in Miami – Original Plans For Central Park Unveiling Reconsidered

Castro's Deathbed PortraitMIAMI, Fla. -- Plans for an unveiling in New York's Central Park of Fidel Castro on his 'deathbed' have instead turned into plans for the deconstruction of his effigy in Miami, where he will be prematurely laid to rest. Capla Kesting Fine Arts announces the unveiling of "Fidel Castro's Deathbed Portrait" has been reconsidered by the artist, courtesy of the Miami FM morning show El Traketeo.

Castro's 'Last Visit' to Central Park: 'Deathbed Portrait' of Fidel as Humanitarian Goes on Display in New York

Castro's Deathbed PortraitNEW YORK, N.Y. -- Capla Kesting Fine Art announced that an unveiling in Central Park of Fidel Castro on his "deathbed" may be the last opportunity to say "farewell" to the man some revere as a champion of civil rights. "Fidel Castro's Deathbed Portrait," described as a colossal portrait of a solemn Castro at rest, will be unveiled at 10:00 am November 8th, just north of the monument for Cuban poet, Jose Marti.

John Waguespack Donates Original Paintings at the Annual SF Four Galleries Event in Honor of Larkin Street Youth Services

John Waguespack - WinterSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- John Waguespack, a unique San Francisco Surreal Artist, donates a portion of the proceeds for two original paintings in honor of Larkin Street Youth Services. A private reception and art sale is being held at The Four Galleries in San Francisco today, Thursday October 12th, and Friday October 13th. Waguespack's "Landscape" was painted in 2005 and "Winter" was added to the portfolio in January 2006.

Baby Suri Cruise Dumps $10,000 on Charity – Internet Casino GoldenPalace Buys Suri Cruise's Bronzed Baby Poop

GoldenPalace buys Suri Cruise's first poopBROOKLYN, N.Y. -- made room in their ever-increasing collection of pop-culture oddities by purchasing an item that brings new meaning to the term "celebrity crap." The online casino bought Suri Cruise's Bronzed Baby Poop for $10,000, which will be going to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center.

TomKat Celebrity Poop – Alleged Suri Cruise's Baby Poop Bronzed for Charity

TomKat celebrity poopBROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Bronzed baby shoes are out, and bronzed baby poop is in, for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes ("TomKat") as they celebrate baby's "first poop." The commemoration of baby Suri Cruise's first poop strives to be the evidence of her existence for a public yet to see photos of the superstar couple's four month old infant. The sculpture "Suri Cruise's commissioned bronzed baby poop" goes on display August 30th at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district and will be offered on eBay with the proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes.