Mission District, San Francisco

: www.sfexaminer.com local 2011 12 changing-demographics-make-iconic-mission-melting-pot work SF Examiner accessdate 2011-12-19 quote These commingling cultural contrasts are at least part of what makes the Mission one of The City’s most popular and fascinating places. with a number of Latino American middle-class families as well as artists moving to the Outer Mission area, or out of the city entirely to the suburbs of East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area) East Bay

are based in the Mission. These organizations were founded during the social and cultural renaissance of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Latino community artists and activists of the time organized to create community-based arts organizations that were reflective of the Latino aesthetic and cultural traditions. The Mission Cultural Center for the Latino Arts, established by Latino artists and activists, is an art space that was founded in 1976 in a space that was formerly a furniture store

. The local bilingual newspaper, El Tecolote, was founded in 1970. The Mission's Galería de la Raza, founded by local artists active in el Movimiento (the Chicano civil rights movement), is a nationally recognized arts organization, also founded during this time of cultural and social renaissance in the Mission, in 1971. Late May, the city's annual Carnaval (Carnaval San Francisco) festival and parade marches down Mission Street. Inspired by the festival in Rio de Janeiro, it is held in late

Northeast, Minneapolis

facilities in Northeast include Canadian Pacific Railway's Shoreham Yards, Burlington Northern's rail yards, fluid handling systems manufacturer Graco's (Graco (fluid handling)) world headquarters, Xcel Energy's Riverside power plant, and a Honeywell Aerospace plant. One of the major changes in the 1990s and 2000s is the conversion of industrial infrastructure to residential, office or arts use. All of the major artists' studio complexes in Northeast are former industrial

. Now, it is the home of over 135 tenants, including 100 artists and including small business and nonprofit organizations. Other buildings with large numbers of art and design related tenants include the Grain Belt Brewery (Grain Belt (beer)) complex, the California Building, Thorp Building, the 2010 Artblok, and the Casket Arts Building. Another notable arts building is on Quincy Street, the Q'arma Building, which houses Altered Esthetics, an art gallery that works to sustain

the historical role of artists as a true voice of society through exhibits and special programs. The gallery hosts new art shows each month with themes as varied as Day of the Dead, Video Game Art, and The Art of Service. Local and international artists alike compete for space in the juried and non-juried artistic shows. The recent arts influence is expressed by "Art-A-Whirl", an art crawl the third week of May that has existed for 18 years, encompassing 400 art studios. http

Galiano Island

Inn and Spa: waterfalls, fountains and quiet areas to relax. Or take in Bellhouse Park for a picnic, with the whales and boats passing almost within reach. And Galiano is not all about the outdoors...with the many wonderful artists and crafts people on the island ... a studio tour is a "must-see". Do Galiano Island has as many amenities as larger centres, but they are smaller, more one-of-a-kind. There is as much to do on the island (and its surrounding waters) than other

vacation places in British Columbia, but without the crowds or signs of urbanization. Many world-class artists make their home on the Gulf Islands, and Galiano is no exception. Be sure to combine the outdoor activities with a visit to an artist's studio, a visit to the spa, and a glass of wine with some live music at a local watering hole. * '''Island-hopping''' - Galiano is the Gateway to the Gulf Islands, with easy first-stop ferry access from Vancouver, and many travel options via inter-island

, in the Village. Or take a drive to visit artists in their studio galleries throughout the island. Stoneworld, Marcia de Vicque Glassworks, Cedar Grove Pottery and Bill Boyd Studio are just some of the highlights. *


Budapest. It is known for its museums (most notably the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum), galleries, and artists. thumb Town centre in January (File:Szentendre11.JPG) Due to its historic architecture and easy rail and river access, it has become a popular destination for tourists staying in Budapest. There are many facilities, including souvenir shops and restaurants, catering to these visitors. Name The name of the town is ultimately based on the Medieval Latin form ''Sankt Andrae

. The public administration as well as the business establishments made it possible to practice all the privileges entailing a city. Szentendre was granted city-status in 1872. The calm provincial life of the city has attracted artists since the beginning of the 20th century. The Szentendre colony of artists came into existence in 1929. The so-called Szentendre School is connected with it. Today, more than two hundred fine and applied artists, authors, poets, musicians and actors live in the city

Museum of Ethnography, founded in 1967, shows the village and urban societies’ different layers, including the various groups' interior furnishings and lifestyles from the end of the 18th to the middle of the 20th centuries. This museum includes Europe's longest museum railway line, which was built in 2009. Arts Szentendre has been the home of many generations of Hungarian artists since the early 20th century. There are many museums and contemporary galleries


Ensemble (Musical ensemble) is composed of 115 members and performs choreographed folk songs and dances throughout the country and abroad. City Museum and Gallery Built in 1973 and opened to the public in 1976, the City Museum houses many historical, archaeological (Archaeology) and cultural exhibits. The gallery (Art gallery) showcases work from local and international artists, organising five to eight exhibitions each year. Sport Kavadarci is the home of several sports

Hungary Zalaegerszeg, Hungary * '''Denizli''' in Turkey. Other notable group was Bisbez, which was influenced by The Beatles and other 1960s artists. It was formed

were Saraceni and Badmingtons, both led by Vladimir Petrovski Karter. Later he switched to a more mainstream sound and formed the group Aleksandar Makedonski (Alexander The Great). The New Wave music scene featured artists such as the ska group Cilindar, Usta na usta and Tokmu taka. Tokmu taka's vocalist Ljupčo ''Bubo'' Karov from Kavadarci later became popular as an actor of the comedy TV show K-15, while Usta na usta's member Aleksandar Prokopiev became

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

'''Carmel-by-the-Sea''', often called simply '''Carmel''', is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. In 1906, the ''San Francisco Call'' devoted a full page to the "artists, poets and writers of Carmel

-by-the-Sea", and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts." Early City Councils were dominated by artists, and the city has had several mayors who were poets or actors, including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, bohemian writer and actor Perry Newberry, and actor-director Clint Eastwood, who was mayor for one term, from 1986 to 1988. The city is known for being

the 1906 San Francisco earthquake the village was inundated with musicians, writers, painters and other artists turning to the established artist colony after the bay city was destroyed. The new residents were offered home lots – ten dollars down, little or no interest, and whatever they could pay on a monthly basis. Barbara J. Klein, The Carmel Monterey Peninsula Art Colony: A History, accessed at http: www.tfaoi.com aa 5aa 5aa300.htm Jack London describes

Bancroft, Ontario

of artists and artisans live in the surrounding area, and exhibit together in events like the "Fall Studio Tour". The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) is located in the town of Bancroft, Ontario, Canada and is the area's only public not-for profit art gallery. Completely run by dedicated volunteers, the AGB mounts 11-12 exhibitions per year celebrating the work of local and regional artists and artisans. These exhibitions include the popular annual "Juried Show" and the annual student

show displaying the work of four regional high schools. The gallery gift shop displays the paintings and fine crafts of area artists and the AGB boasts a permanent collection including some of Ontario's finest artists. The town is home to the "Village Playhouse", http: www.bancroftvillageplayhouse.ca a theatre which has been hosting sold out plays, musicals and concerts since the early 1990s. Formerly the Bancroft Community Hall, this historical building

, Canada nationality Canadian On November 14, 1952, Milne had a stroke. Over the next year he continued to suffer from small strokes and died in the hospital in Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Ontario on December 26, 1953. The prestigious American art critic Clement Greenberg described Milne as one of the three greatest North American artists of his generation. Although he was overshadowed by the Group of Seven during his early career, David Milne is now recognized as one

Works Progress Administration

;Eric Arnesen, ed. ''Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History'' (2007) vol. 1 p. 1540 including the construction of public buildings and roads. In a much smaller but more famous project, the Federal Project Number One, the WPA employed musicians, artists, writers, actors and directors in large arts, drama, media, and literacy projects. Almost every community in the United States had a new park, bridge or school constructed

. After only one year, over 40,000 artists and other talented workers had been employed through this project in the United States. Adams, Don and Arlene Goldbard. “New Deal Cultural Programs: Experiments in Cultural Democracy.” Webster's World of Cultural Democracy. (1995). Cedric Larson stated that “The impact made by the five major cultural projects of the WPA upon the national consciousness is probably greater in toto than anyone readily

and in 1936, the peak for employment in this federal project, the Federal Art Project employed over 5,300 artists. The Arts Service Division created illustrations and posters for the WPA writers, musicians, and theaters. The Exhibition Division had public exhibitions of artwork from the WPA, and artists from the Art Teaching Division were employed in settlement houses and community centers to give classes to an estimated 50,000 children and adults. They set up over 100 art centers around the country

Shuyang County

and originally as a folk ditty in Shuyang. 50 years later, several famous troupes were found and spread to the other regions near Shuyang rapidly. In 1900, female artists first appeared on the stage. In the Second Sino-Japanese War (World War II), almost all the artists jointed the resistance. The artists wrote and played hundreds of new operas in order to energize the people. This also was the fully developed and recognised time for the Huaihai Opera. The two decades from the 1970s

to 1980s were the another golden age for the opera. However, the diversified means of cultural consumption and the impacts from TV programs, pop music, and internet have almost driven the opera into a blind alley. People are losing the interest on the Huaihai Opera and most of the artists quit from this art. 沭阳县地方志编纂委员会,《沭阳县志》,江苏科技出版社,1997年. . Now, Huaihai Opera is listed on Chinese National Intangible Cultural Heritage. Arts The Shuyang Museum and the Shuyang Gallery

Walvis Bay

performers. Popular and most successful hip hop artists include Katutura native ''Jericho'', ''Snazzy'', a female MC who got nominated for Kora Awards in 2005, ''Rizzy'', ''A-51 (Namibian hip hop)'', a group of native Angolans, and ''Dee Jay'', who has lived most of his life between Walvis Bay and Chicago, United States. Windhoek City based Tesh, Saint, G-Ride, Krespo and Contract Killers are some of the newer rappers. Some artists rap in their indigenous languages

including, Oshiwambo, Damara-Nama. Namibia now has the talent to compete with the rest of Africa thanks to a flood of new & exciting artists, such as "Lil D", "Kid Nana", "KingRich", "Yungin", "KK", "NKN" & the like. Namibia Hip hop music and culture has a big influence on the Namibian youth, with the late USA rappers, Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. being popular. Most of the urban Namibian

and most successful hip hop artists include Katutura native ''Jericho'', ''Snazzy'', a female MC who got nominated for Kora Awards in 2005, ''Rizzy'', ''A-51 (Namibian hip hop)'', a group of native Angolans, and ''Dee Jay'', who has lived most of his life between Walvis Bay and Chicago, United States. Windhoek City based Tesh, Saint, G-Ride, Krespo and Contract Killers are some of the newer rappers. Some artists rap in their indigenous languages including

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