Imagine wandering into a quiet, 2,700 square foot sanctuary of a room, tucked away from the busy, boisterous streets of Manhattan. The room is filled with a self-directed sound bath, a light-guided meditation room, and a perfumery of sorts to trigger past memories through your sense of smell. While many …
Jocelyn Bioh and Saheem Ali Usher in the Return of The Public Theater
Nestled under the Belvedere Castle in Central Park, the moon rises over the stage and trees whisper in the summer air: it’s a night out at the Delacorte Theater. The closest stage New York has to a Greek amphitheater of yore, people from every borough and from every walk of …
Becky Kolsrud’s ‘Elegies’ Explores The Poignancy of Pandemic Grief
Los Angeles-based artist Becky Kolsrud turns mourning into a metaphor for metamorphosis in her solo-show “Elegies”, on view until March 13th at JTT Gallery in Manhattan, New York. Conceived in the seclusion of her studio, the exhibition features twelve large-scale canvases tackling themes of mysticism, isolation, and introspection, interpreted through …
Two student-athletes work tirelessly to maintain family farm
- Placed 1st in "Feature Writing" category at Illinois Community College Journalism Association conference in 2019 - For cousins Maggie Goad, a nursing major, and Rachel Dumoulin, who is currently studying mechanical engineering, life is a consistent and strategic balancing act. These two second-year Elgin Community College students have been …
You just gotta be there: Young artists in the Chicago area and their champions
“Music can be life-saving, to be honest,” said Kim Frost, co-founder of the teen open mic hosted at FitzGerald’s in Berwyn, Illinois and owner of Kim Frost Vocal Studios in Oak Park. “When I was in high school, I went through a really, really, very difficult and terrible time, and …
Student body president publicly resigns during student government meeting
- Placed 2nd in "News Writing" category at Illinois Community College Journalism Association in 2019 - Ismael Cordova publicly resigned as student body president on March 6, 2019, during a regularly held student government meeting. “I had [the letter] typed out, and I had it in my binder,” Cordova said. …
Mariel Weber’s journey back to herself
- Placed 1st in "Feature Writing" category at Illinois Community College Journalism Association conference in 2020 - An aspiring professional ballerina, Mariel Weber’s childhood dreams turned into years of nightmares as she faced multiple hip surgeries and an unrelenting eating disorder. Now in recovery, she is thriving in ECC’s surgical …
The Facts Prove ‘The Legend of Korra’ Is Practically a Miracle
Here are ten interesting facts about the development of The Legend of Korra.
Groundbreaking A.I. Robots Will Hold Conversations and Learn Users’ Personalities
This year, as coronavirus-induced panic caused public life to retreat behind closed doors, the fortunes of socially vulnerable senior citizens plummeted. For many, being forced to curtail visits from friends and family, keeping coronavirus out meant letting loneliness in. In the not-so-distant future, however, this painful trade-off may not be …
The European Space Agency Is Helping Artists Create a Gallery on the Moon
German artist Sarah Bovelett, collaborating with her friend Maria Beaumaster, has created one of 100 works that will be part of the Moon Gallery, an international collection of art that is being sent to be exhibited on the moon.
Producers struggle with DIY biosecurity confusion
TIME is running out for Gladstone's primary producers to work out the "best" biosecurity plan for their property by October 1.
Companies should give 'green' job seekers a chance, experts say
A GLADSTONE recruiter has called on businesses to help put an end to the region's chronic skill shortage by giving "green" job seekers a go.
Gladstone branch of global charity make kits for social change
The Gladstone team for international charity, Days for Girls, is doing their part to help girls and women in 113 developing countries by making feminine hygiene kits.
Boom bust recharge survey results may indicate stability
STABILITY is what Gladstone business is craving and what the Gladstone Chamber of Commerce and Industry expects will be revealed in its 2018 Boom Bust Recharge business study.
Gladstone industry leader says going digital will get your business noticed
DIGITAL practices are imperative in today's business world and according to Gladstone Engineering Alliance CEO, Carli Homann, without a digital presence you are unlikely to attract the attention of major companies like Adani.
UPDATE: New buyer to reach deal for iconic Calliope pub
THE historic Diggers Arms Hotel in Calliope has new owners after being bought by Pine Beach Hotel Motel owners Erik and Chris Archer of Emu Park.
Proposed Federal Government cuts to Medicare could hit Flynn hard
A PEAK medical body claims proposed Federal Government cuts to emergency after-hours services will affect almost 10,000 home visits in the Flynn electorate.
PICTURES & VIDEO: Gladstone police honour fallen colleagues
ABOUT a hundred people gathered at St Saviour's Anglican Church this morning to honour and pay their respects to Gladstone's police force. The church service, led by police chaplain Father Daniel, was part of National Police Remembrance Day, which commemorates fallen officers killed in the line of duty.
‘Vita & Virginia’ Director Chanya Button on the Allure of Recreating Virginia Woolf’s World on Film
"I would really love for Vita & Virginia to sit alongside Sally Potter’s Orlando and Stephen Daldry’s The Hours. I’d love it to sit alongside other films that examine her life and work."
Chris Lowell on ‘GLOW’ Season 3 and the Real Wresting Host Who Inspired Bash
There’s no shortage of fascinatingly complex characters on Netflix’s Emmy-winning wrestling dramedy, GLOW. But among the wannabe actresses, wolf-girls and washed up B-movie directors, Chris Lowell’s billionaire producer Bash Howard has emerged as more than just the cocky man-child he appeared to be in Season 1.
Scientists Behind ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’ Study Explain Evolution of Cuteness
In a new study published last week, a team of U.S. and UK scientists explained how they’ve found an answer to the puzzle of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes. The sad, pleading look has had such sway over people during the past 33,000 years of dog-human …
Is Pete Holmes the Ram Dass of Stand-Up? The ‘Crashing’ Star Talks Faith, Fear and the State of Comedy
In his semi-autobiographical HBO series Crashing, Pete Holmes played a version of himself: a struggling comic trying to make it in New York City’s stand-up scene. Like Holmes, Pete was also a Christian struggling to reconcile his faith with contemporary social and sexual mores and the generally blasphemous world of …
Aya Cash on Mother-Daughter Showdowns and Saying Goodbye to ‘You’re the Worst’
It’s finally happening. After five seasons of antisocial shenanigans and self-destruction, Jimmy Shive-Overly (Chris Geere) and Gretchen Cutler (Aya Cash) are heading down the aisle. Probably. Maybe?
‘Catastrophe’ Stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney on Love, Death and Their Show’s Shocking Finale
Whatever you think of Twitter and its corrupting influence on politics, the news cycle, people’s attention spans and general civility, it has brought us at least one great reliable thing: Catastrophe. Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s beloved series may never have happened if she hadn’t followed him and he hadn’t …
Lindy West on Why Her New Hulu Series, ‘Shrill,’ Is Not a ‘Weight-Loss Narrative’
This year, feminist writer Lindy West spent International Women’s Day answering questions about Shrill, the new Hulu series based on her 2016 book. West developed the show with Elizabeth Banks, who executive produced it with her, and co-wrote the first season with its star Aidy Bryant. Using West’s work and …
Gus Van Sant on Straight Actors Playing Gay and Making His First Film for Amazon
Gus Van Sant has been a lot of things over his three-decade career: New Queer Cinema auteur (Mala Noche, My Own Private Idaho); director of Oscar-winning blockbusters (Good Will Hunting, Milk); arthouse oddball (Gerry, Elephant); noble failure (the 1998 remake of Psycho).
Can Virtual Reality Save Itself?
Everyone should be using computers by strapping goggles onto their faces and navigating a Tron-like virtual world. At least, that’s what boosters of virtual reality have been saying for decades.
Alexa, Stop With the Devices
Do you really need to talk to your alarm clock? This week, Lenovo announced its Smart Clock, an alarm clock with a display and Google’s voice assistant baked in. The Smart Clock is part of a wave of ever more connected “smart home” devices unveiled this week at the annual …
‘Boy Erased’ Author Garrard Conley on Gay Conversion Therapy, Why Mike Pence Is ‘Definitely Our Enemy’
In 2016, Garrard Conley released a memoir about his time as a teenager undergoing gay-conversion therapy with the Christian fundamentalist organization Love In Action (now known as Restoration Path). Boy Erased details the two weeks he spent trying to pray the gay away with the help of the Memphis-based ministry’s …
East Village Community to MTA: What the L Are You Going to Do?
Residents of Eastern Manhattan gathered at the Middle Collegiate Church last week to voice their concerns about the mitigation plan surrounding the L Train Reconstruction Project, scheduled to begin in April 2019.