DEADLINES | Open call for 6 UK literary editors for Korea research trip

This is a fantastic opportunity for UK publishers and editors to learn about Korean literature, showcase literature from the UK, gain insights into the market and build long-lasting relationships with their counterparts at Korean publishing houses. Read More


AWARDS WATCH: And the 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for best play by a woman goes to….

The 2012-2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Winner will be awarded $25,000, and will also receive a signed print by the artist Willem de Kooning. Each of the additional Finalists will receive $2,500.
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IN EXHIBITION | London’s Tate Modern scores major exhibition of Sudanese artist Ibrahim El-Salahi

Bringing together 100 works from across more than five decades of his international career, this retrospective will highlight one of the most significant figures in African and Arab Modernism, and reveal his place in the context of a broader, global art history. Read More

In Colorado Springs, European puppet-style Dickens Festival showcases “Great Expectations” and “Oliver Twist” in repertoire

impich Showcase of Colorado Springs is joining in the international celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens by hosting a unique two-part festival. Read More

Play excerpt | Saviana Stanescu’s “4 Alice,” part 2 of “The Window” at Romanian Cultural Institute in New York

And you thought these actors were just making things up as they went along. Didn’t you? Admit it. You did. This is an exclusive excerpt from Saviana Stanescu’s play “4 Alice” for THE WINDOW installation/performance project Read More

Iranian painter fuses kabuki, Bosch, Persian folklore in Dubai solo show

Judging from Zad’s paintings in the catalogue, I would add that his work draws a great deal of its energy from the lush anarchy of the 15th-century paintings of Hieronymus Bosch Read More

Designing carnivals: Trinidad’s foremost Caribbean carnival artist lectures at Yale Rep, March 23

NEW HAVEN, CONN.:  The Caribbean‘s leading Carnival artist will lecture on how “to play mas.” On Friday, March 25, 2:30 to 5pm, the Caribbean artist Peter Minshall will give a talk, entitled “Blue Devils, Bats and Fancy Sailors,” in which he will detail the “mas,” a form of creative expression in the Trinidad Carnival. The… Read More

U.K.’s National Theatre screens Hollywood tribute, “Travelling Light,” direct from London stage

On Thursday, February 9th, the London performance of Travelling Light will be seen via HD live in New York City; Pleasantville, NY; and Trenton, NJ, with more than 3o0 live cinematic screenings unveiling throughout North America Read More