Details of Trump Budget Released

Americans For The Arts - May 23, 2017: Today, the White House released the official details of its proposed FY2018 “skinny budget” that President Trump proposed back in March. In this latest version, the president doubles down on his recommendation to eliminate the nation’s key federal cultural agencies for the arts, humanities, museums, libraries, and public broadcasting by allocating the minimal amount “for expenses necessary to carry out their closure.”  The budget proposal also eliminates important arts education and afterschool grant programs. > For the chart & details, go to...
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JENNIFER TRASK – mixed media sculpture & jewelry artist – whose creations may be the most unique

... art forms you’ll have the pleasure of experiencing.  She creates mixed media, one-of-a-kind jewelry and large sculptural pieces as well as 2D work.  Jennifer attended Massachusetts College of Art completing her BFA in Metalsmithing in 1993 and graduated from State University of NY with an MFA in 1997.  Her work can be found in many public collections including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, & others.  And Jennifer is now a permanent Tahoe resident!
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In a Fight for the Soul of Milan, Artist-Occupiers Face Off Against Developers and City Council

Mike Watson  - May 5, 2017 - for HYPERALLERGIC: For the past five years, the group Macao has run a thriving, radical arts center out of a former slaughterhouse in Milan. Now the city council wants to evict them. MILAN — This city has transformed over the last 10 years, largely due to property development ahead of the international Expo of 2015, which featured over 130 national pavilions dedicated to the theme of food. The event met with widespread criticism even before it opened, not least because its curator, Germano Celant — a stalwart of the Italian art scene, responsible for the prom...
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“GuGu Drum Group” theatrical music group performs for Art For The Schools

Fri, May 19, 7-9pm Arts For The Schools presents “GuGu Drum Group” a theatrical music group hailing from Shanghai.  GuGu Drum Group tells ancient Chinese fables and tales through theatrical drum vignettes. Their high-energy dance and music combine with their traditional and fantastical Chinese costumes to enchant people of all ages. > For more, go to LINK
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Michelangelo Pistoletto at Blenheim Palace

Published 3 months ago - Danish director Mike Nybroe captures Michelangelo Pistoletto’s retrospective show at the UK’s Blenheim Palace. Pistoletto is a leading figure in the Italian contemporary art movement Arte Povera - taking a radical stance in the 1960s and early 1970s, artists in the movement believed that art should not be, and could not be, disconnected from daily life.
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S Tahoe High School features its own “Night at the Movies” presentation!

Fri, May 19, 7:30pm "Night at the Movies" at S Tahoe High School featuring The Life Aquatic: Navigating the Postmodern Seas. Join the South Tahoe High School Digital Media Arts Department and Performing Arts Booster Association as they host their first movie night in the school's viewing room. With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.  Join us for a curated viewing of Wes Anderson's master piece The Life Aquatic.  Themes and po...
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