Local Artists Show Off Work at Community Arts Workshop ‘Ready to Hang’ Event | Arts & Entertainment

Local Artists Show Off Work at Community Arts Workshop ‘Ready to Hang’ Event | Arts & Entertainment

Santa Barbara community members gathered Saturday to celebrate and support local artists of all levels of experience. The Community Arts Workshop “Ready to Hang” show, which is one of the largest art exhibitions in the Santa Barbara-Ventura County area, exhibited more than 400 works produced with media ranging from fine watercolors to found collage/assemblage works.  Show … Read more

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran’s Day. John Aniston served in the U.S. Navy. … Read more

‘Survivor’ star Roger Sexton dead at 76

‘Survivor’ star Roger Sexton dead at 76

“Survivor” star and Vietnam War veteran Roger Sexton has died at age 76. Sexton, who appeared in Season 6 of the CBS reality series, passed away after a long battle with Lewy body dementia, his family confirmed. According to his obituary, Sexton died on Oct. 26 in his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Washington, surrounded by … Read more

John Blackburn, abstract artist who explored life’s dark side and founded a company making teddy bears – obituary

John Blackburn, abstract artist who explored life’s dark side and founded a company making teddy bears – obituary

Blackburn’s abstracts typically involved loose geometric shapes, sometime identifiable symbols but mostly allusive, spattered and slathered over expansive (often recycled) canvas backgrounds of whites and creams, textured with objets trouvés – scraps of fabric, discarded pill sachets, bandages, lead sheeting stuck with bent nails and so on. His paintings utilised everything from acrylic paint, oil … Read more

LIEGMANN, Joshua – Kelowna Obituaries

LIEGMANN, Joshua – Kelowna Obituaries

February 7, 1998 – October 23, 2022 On October 23, 2022, Joshua Eduard Liegmann went to be with our Lord. He left this earth flowing in one of his passions: paragliding in the majesty of nature. Josh is survived by his father, Iron Liegmann; his mother, Paula Liegmann; his sister, Helena Liegmann; grandmothers Ruth Liegmann … Read more

AGT Finalist Zuri Craig Dead at 44 – Entertainment Tonight

AGT Finalist Zuri Craig Dead at 44 – Entertainment Tonight

AGT Finalist Zuri Craig Dead at 44  Entertainment Tonight America’s Got Talent alum and Tyler Perry collaborator Zuri Craig dies at age 44  Daily Mail Zuri Craig, America’s Got Talent Vocalist, Dead at 44  TVLine Zuri Craig, ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist and Tyler Perry collaborator, dies at 44  Entertainment Weekly News View Full coverage on Google News

Derrick Greaves, painter in the 1950s ‘kitchen sink’ style who went on to develop a brighter palette and embrace Pop Art – obituary

Derrick Greaves, painter in the 1950s ‘kitchen sink’ style who went on to develop a brighter palette and embrace Pop Art – obituary

Alongside John Bratby, Edward Middleditch and Jack Smith, Greaves represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1956. It was, however, the critic John Berger’s inclusion of his paintings in the group show “Looking Forward” at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1952 that had cemented his reputation. Greaves, as well as the other artists featured, provided “the … Read more