Church Street School for Music and Art celebrates the return of Tribeca

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While the streets steamed with unseasonably brutal weather on Sunday, June 6, the live blues wafting in and around White Street drew crowds closer.  Abby Levine on drums and Stacy Werdin on keyboard were hot, hot, hot! 

White Street’s closure provided plenty of space for parents, children, neighbors, musicians and artists to get inspired. The Happening! of the Church Street School for Music and Art (CSSMA) was definitely happening! 

Located in the former The Flea Theater,

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Artist marks Tulsa Race Massacre centennial with art project at church

TULSA — A fire seems to be burning on the historic walls of the Vernon AME Church.

But the grasping flames and roiling smoke soon are overtaken by more peaceful images: A boy fervently singing, a mother holding her child in her lap, riders guiding their horses around a corral. 

Standing in the shifting wash of light, nationally renowned artist and Oklahoma native Tatyana Fazlalizadeh studies the effect of projected videos through two large fabric screens she has devised. 

More:Artist Edward Dwight shares symbolism behind Tulsa Race Massacre sculptures

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh stands inside her experimental video installation "The Day is Past and Gone" inside the Vernon AME Church in Tulsa's historic Greenwood District Monday, May 31, 2021.

“It’s like this space is supposed to be a sacred,

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Fire at 16th-Century Mexican Church Prompts Debate Over How to Protect Cultural Heritage | Smart News

On March 7, a fire of unknown origin broke out during a service at the Apostle Santiago Church in Nurio, a small town in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Parishioners rushed to salvage what they could as the blaze consumed the building’s stunning painted ceilings, murals and elaborately decorated central altar.

No lives were lost in the fire, but the flames destroyed almost all of the historic structure, reports Carmen Morán Breña for El País. Built in the 16th century by Indigenous laborers and Spanish missionaries, the church was home to a congregation of 5,000 people, mostly Indigenous, from

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An Art Historian Says He Spotted the Faint Signature of Titian on an Obscure Painting Hanging in a Small UK Church

An art historian says he has identified a long-forgotten work from the workshop of the Venetian painter Titian that has languished in a church in a small UK town for more than a century.

Moore, whose research is detailed in a new book called The Lost Supper, says the painting contains a secret self-portrait of the artist; another of his rival, Tintoretto; and images of Titian’s sons, Orazio and Pomponio.

While he does not believe it was done by Titian’s hand, he believes the artist created the composition.

Signature and Titian signature overlay. Photo: Patricia Kenny.

“It is a

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