Africa: Rock Art: How the South African Coat of Arms Came to Feature an Ancient Painting SAN

Africa: Rock Art: How the South African Coat of Arms Came to Feature an Ancient Painting SAN

A new exhibition in Johannesburg titled !ke e: xarra ke – People that are Different: Come Together celebrates the rock art of the San people, the first inhabitants of southern Africa. Presented by the University of the Witwatersrand’s Rock Art Research Institute and the Origin Centerthe exhibition includes an ultra-high resolution facsimile of a San … Read more

‘Downton Abbey’ star visits Montclair Literary Festival

‘Downton Abbey’ star visits Montclair Literary Festival

“I never wanted to be famous,” Hugh Bonneville told the crowd at Temple Ner Tamid during an event organized by Succeed2gether for the Montclair Literary Festival. Although he may not have wanted to become famous, the packed temple on Tuesday night, November 15, proved that he certainly is. The evening’s host, CBS News senior correspondent … Read more

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in December 2022, and what’s leaving

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in December 2022, and what’s leaving

Netflix’s stock is jam-packed this December, including a crop of Oscar-competing movies and the return of some fan-favorite series. After a week-long theatrical release in November, “Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” will start streaming on Netflix nflx December 23th. The sequel to writer/director Rian Johnson’s 2019 surprise hit once again stars Daniel Craig as … Read more

The Last Great Hunt Starts the Conversation at D*ck Pics in the Garden of Eden at the Subiaco Center for the Arts

The Last Great Hunt Starts the Conversation at D*ck Pics in the Garden of Eden at the Subiaco Center for the Arts

During the five years that creator-director-lead artist Jeffrey Jay Fowler has been working on The Last Great Hunt’s latest opus, he watched a documentary about American politician Anthony Weiner being busted for sending explicit photos during the mayoral race. from New York City, followed the #MeToo movement and read an article about the demise of … Read more

Playing Hook-y | Performance | weekly style

Playing Hook-y |  Performance |  weekly style

Audience participation isn’t always the norm in opera, but “The Pirates of Penzance” isn’t like most operas. During the opening weekend of the Virginia Opera’s production earlier this month in Norfolk, a child in the audience yelled “I love you!” to the pirates assembled on stage just before the opening number. “It felt more like … Read more

Playing Hook-y | Performance | weekly style

Playing Hook-y |  Performance |  weekly style

Audience participation isn’t always the norm in opera, but “The Pirates of Penzance” isn’t like most operas. During the opening weekend of the Virginia Opera’s production earlier this month in Norfolk, a child in the audience yelled “I love you!” to the pirates assembled on stage just before the opening number. “It felt more like … Read more

Rock Creek Presbyterian Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary | News

Rock Creek Presbyterian Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary |  News

Click to enlarge PHOTO BY CINDA KLICKNA The “new” church building was built in 1892 and replaced the first meetinghouse. The day I ventured into Tallula, Illinois off Route 97 onto Rock Creek Road near Petersburg, I was in awe of the brilliant oranges and reds of the leaves on the trees … Read more

4K Ultra HD review: Bullet Train’s bombastic energy is enhanced by neon visuals and booming audio

4K Ultra HD review: Bullet Train’s bombastic energy is enhanced by neon visuals and booming audio

The contract killer vs. The assassin subsection of the action genre is one that rarely deviates from its fairly tried-and-true formula; in addition to a strong injection of money and a star-studded cast, something as recent as Netflix’s throwaway action film the gray man it’s proof that the genre, even in 2022, seems comfortable resting … Read more

The State Letters: SC Rep. James Clyburn is an embarrassment

The State Letters: SC Rep. James Clyburn is an embarrassment

OPINION AND COMMENT Opinion’s editorials and other content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Majority Whip James E. Clyburn addresses the media during a news conference on Monday, August 15, 2022. Tracy Glantz tglantz@thestate.com embarrassed clyburn Representative James Clyburn is an embarrassment to … Read more

Skincare culture runs deep, and celebs are cashing in

Skincare culture runs deep, and celebs are cashing in

From Rihanna to Brad Pitt, celebrities all over the world seem to be launching their own skincare lines. And they all seem to promise to help us achieve healthy, glowing, youthful skin, just like theirs. And yet, most of those stars didn’t use their own products to get their Hollywood-smooth clear complexion. So what are … Read more