New Forever Stamp Celebrates Lunar New Year

Year of the Monkey Stamp
The U.S. Postal Service range in the Lunar New Year by issuing the Year of the Monkey Forever stamp In 2016 the U.S. Postal Service® ring in the Year of the Monkey by issuing the ninth of 12 stamps in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The Year of the Monkey begins on February 8, 2016, and ends on January...

Artist Makes Tiny Designer Sneakers

Miniature Designer
Asian American artist Chris Pin that specializes in detailed miniature designer fashion and shoes. He creates a local fashion design shop Haute Hero. Haute Hero was founded in 2014 to create limited edition figures inspired by street fashion, art, and music. Check it out in this video from Insider. Chris Pin is no ordinary NYC-based artist and designer. He creates...

Festival of Indonesia: Unity in Diversity

The Festival of Indonesia had an excellent turnout. The goal was to spread awareness of the rich cultural diversity of the Indonesian islands and it did just that. The food stalls filled with halls with the Indonesian cuisine’s unique aromas, while the other stalls ranged from clothes and jewelry to art and decorative items. Indonesians from all around the...

A painting by contemporary Chinese artist Qi Baishi gets 80 mln dollars in auction

Qi Baishi
A painting by contemporary Qi Baishi Pine Intergraph masterpiece “Pine Tree and Eagle” is starting from a base price US$ 28 million, is fierce competition for collectors, and ultimately to US$ 70 million final, plus 15% commission, the total reached US$ 80.5 million, a record one piece Chinese painting and calligraphy auction this year, the highest on record. Qi Baishi was an influential Chinese painter. Qi was born in...

Music on Mills Festival

Music on Mills Festival
What: Music on Mills Festival, second annual fundraiser for the Mills 50 Mainstreet District When: Saturday November 14, 2015 4:30pm to 2:00am Venues: Will’s Pub, BART, St. Matthew’s Tavern (Patio & Inside Stage), Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors (Outside Stage) Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 day of. Advance tickets: www.Willspub.org Bands: Tony Cook's Trunk-O-Funk, Control This!, The New Lows, The Bloody Jug Band, Leisure Chief,...

Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Unearths Stories of Life and the Afterlife in Early China San Francisco, CA — Like the Roman Empire, China’s Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) forged one of the most powerful, advanced civilizations of the ancient world, and its elite had it all: unbridled luxury, technical innovations and courtly romance. On Feb. 17, 2017 the...

Society and Culture: Orlando’s Japan Festival and Its Unique Social Experience

Orlando Japan Festival 2015
This was my first time at Orlando's Japan Festival, and it was nothing short of extraordinary. Upon arrival, the energy and interest in the event was obviously apparent. Between the two roads, filled booths of all types, loomed the large main stage in the center where the performances took place. The amount of attendees was remarkable but what was...

Orlando Museum of Art Announces Themes for its 2018-2019 1st Thursdays Season

Orlando Museum of Art Announces Themes
Presented by the Associates of the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA), 1st Thursdays parties are held on the first Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm. 1st Thursdays is an opportunity for the Central Florida community to discover local artists, enjoy live music, and socialize with a diverse group of people. There are cash bars serving beer, wine and soft drinks as...

Kim Jung Gi Japanese Star Wars Mashup Live Paining at Art Whino Time Lapse

Kim Jung Gi Japanese Star Wars Mashup
Korean Artist Kim Jung Gi used 6 hours to finish a Japanese mashup of Starwars art.  The original is 3' tall by 9' wide.  Prints available at ArtWhino.com of this amazing piece. The original is 3' tall by 9' wide and once completed in 6hrs total Kim Jung Gi (40) is from Goyang-Si in the province of Kyongki-Do, South Korea. With a passion...

UNITED ARTS EXCEEDS 50% MARK, RAISES OVER $1 MILLION TOWARD $2 MILLION GOAL FOR THE 2019 COLLABORATIVE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ARTS

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United Arts of Central Florida announced today that five weeks into the annual Collaborative Campaign for the Arts, donations and pledges total $1.08 million (at 53.8 percent of the campaign’s $2 million goal). The 2019 Collaborative Campaign officially runs from February 1 through April 30. “I am thrilled that we’ve hit this...
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