Author: L. Richelle Murry

Academy Award Winners 2020

2.9.2020 Good Morning! The Academy Awards or Oscars, which was held Sunday at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, came and went. Here are the winners from last night’s event.  Credit source: oscar.go.com ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory Leonardo DiCaprio, Once upon a Time…in Hollywood Adam Driver, Marriage Story Joaquin Phoenix, Joker Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes Al Pacino, The Irishman Joe Pesci, The Irishman Brad Pitt, Once upon a Time…in Hollywood ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Cynthia Erivo, Harriet Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story Saoirse Ronan, Little Women Charlize Theron, Bombshell Renée Zellweger, Judy ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell Laura Dern, Marriage Story Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit Florence Pugh, Little Women Margot Robbie, Bombshell ANIMATED FEATURE FILM How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World I Lost My Body Klaus Missing Link Toy Story 4 CINEMATOGRAPHY The Irishman Joker The Lighthouse 1917 Once upon a Time…in Hollywood COSTUME …

MidWeek Updates: What’s Going on in Broadway

2.5.2020 Hello and Afternoon! Bringing some midweek updates to you, courtesy of Playbill. You may have noticed that I’m adding theater to the blogsite. Here is what’s going in the stages of Broadway… Credit source: Playbill From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race. One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history. Featuring her much loved songs, TINA – The Tina Turner Musicalis written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd. Tony Award® nominee Adrienne Warren, who played “Tina Turner” in the hit West End production, reprises her critically acclaimed performance on Broadway. Click on the picture …

Music Festivals / February 2020

2.3.2020 Take a look at what music festivals to check out this month, courtesy of Music Wizard Festival. Credit source: Music Festival Wizard SHIPROCKED 2020 NEW ORLEANS, LAFEBRUARY 1-6, 2020       CAYAMO 2020 MIAMI, FLFEBRUARY 3-10, 2020       BRAINQUILITY FEST 2020 LIVE OAK, FLFEBRUARY 6-8, 2020       ONE LOVE CALI 2020 LONG BEACH, CAFEBRUARY 7-9, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       GROUNDUP MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 MIAMI BEACH, FLFEBRUARY 14-16, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       CRUSH ARIZONA 2020 CHANDLER, AZFEBRUARY 14, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       CRUSH SAN FRANCISCO 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CAFEBRUARY 14-15, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       FORBIDDEN KINGDOM FESTIVAL 2020 BOCA RATON, FLFEBRUARY 15-16, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       WINTERWONDERGRASS COLORADO 2020 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COFEBRUARY 21-23, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       ARIZONA ROOTS 2020 CHANDLER, AZFEBRUARY 22-23, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS       NOISE POP 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CAFEBRUARY 24-MARCH 1, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS     That’s all for now, click on the links above for more information. Enjoy your Monday, be …

New Music / February 2020

2.3.2020 Afternoon all! Every month, Metacritic has a list of new and veteran artists coming with new album releases. Here is what February looks like… Credit source: Metacritic 7 FEBRUARY 2020 Envy The Fallen Crimson   Green Day Father of All…   La Roux Supervision   Lisa Loeb A Simple Trick To Happiness   Makaya McCraven We’re New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven   Nada Surf Never Not Together   Poolside Low Season   Richard Marx Limitless   Sepultura Quadra   Shopping All Or Nothing   Stone Temple Pilots Perdida [Acoustic album] The Cadillac Three Country Fuzz   The Homesick The Big Exercise   The Lone Bellow Half Moon Light   Trixie Mattel Barbara [RuPaul’s Drag Race all-star] 14 FEBRUARY 2020 Cindy Lee What’s Tonight To Eternity Women’s Patrick Flegel project] Huey Lewis & the News Weather   Justin Bieber Changes   Katie Gately Loom   Nathaniel Rateliff And It’s Still Alright   Summer Camp Romantic Comedy   Tame Impala The Slow Rush   Tennis Swimmer   These New Puritans The Cut [2016-2019] …

Editor’s Letter: February 2020

2.1.2020 Vol. 7 / #2 February is here! It felt like January was taking forever, but we made it. Ok, here is what’s going on this month… New music from Justin Bieber, Green Day, Ozzy Osbourne, Tame Impala, and more… Did my research for music festivals and we found eleven, from New Orleans, Miami, Long Beach to San Francisco.  This month is Black History Month and we got a few treats in art, photography…all creativity. Updates on Comic-Con 2020, AWP Conference + Bookfair 2020, and much more. Theater reviews from Playbill. Yes, added theater to the roster and I don’t know why I didn’t do it sooner.  I’ve decided to do something since this is February. Just have to check on the blog to see what. Goodbye January…Hello February ♥           Featured image: Blank Templates Holidays 2020      

MidWeek Updates: Frieze Los Angeles 2020

1.29.2020 Hello and Good Afternoon! Just one midweek post to pass along to you. It’s Frieze Los Angeles 2020, an upcoming art fair and here is a look at what they have scheduled…there is more added, just wanted you guys to see just a snippet of what they got going on. Credit source: Frieze Fair Frieze Los Angeles February 14 – 16, 2020 Preview February 13 TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm Jellyfish Kohn Gallery United States     WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm Release of the 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy Mark Taper Auditorium at Richard J. Riordan Central Library United States     WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2020 5:00pm – 6:30pm Frieze x The Webster Present: A Conversation between Sir David Adjaye OBE and Kahlil Joseph, hosted by LAXART Director Hamza Walker The Webster Beverly Center United States     WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm New Leadership Award Celebration The Standard West Hollywood, United States     FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2020 10:00am – 12:00pm Frieze x Louis …

Creative Close-Up: Opinion from Artnet

1.27.2020 Hello again! Our monthly Creative Close-Up is here and I’m either coming up with subjects that I like to talk about or find an article that I think you would like and today I found one article, courtesy of Tim Schneider of Artnet. Credit: Artnet The Gray Market: Why Art Dealers Need to Focus on New Audiences or Risk Irrelevance (and Other Insights) Our columnist weighs in on his main lesson from Talking Galleries 2020, the two-day think tank for art dealers. Tim Schneider, January 27, 2020 Every Monday morning, Artnet News brings you The Gray Market. The column decodes important stories from the previous week—and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. This week, reacting to conversations instead of the news cycle…   CALL AND RESPONSE Last Monday and Tuesday, the eighth annual Talking Galleries Barcelona symposium rolled out at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). And while the two-day think tank left me wrestling with plenty of issues about the sector, questions about its audience struck …