Dennis Osadebe: Meet the Nigerian artist visualizing Africa’s future by reaching into the past

Dennis Osadebe: Meet the Nigerian artist visualizing Africa’s future by reaching into the past

Written by Natalie KainzCNN In Dennis Osadebe’s “Nigerian Dream,” two figures clad in fuscia and mustard yellow stare out of the painting. Their facial features are obscured by a traditional tribal mask and a futuristic space helmet. The piece parodies the 1930 Grant Wood painting “American Gothic,” but exchanges a rural farmhouse for a modern … Read more

The Dance Center announces its 2022-2023 season

The Dance Center announces its 2022-2023 season

The Dance Center has just announced its 2022-2023 season, which will feature eight performances as part of its Global Dance Connections series, and seven more in its Discover Dance! series. Global Dance Connections features Canadian and international choreographers, while Discover Dance! focuses on dance from diverse cultural backgrounds. “Throughout the pandemic we have remained passionately … Read more

The Dance Center announces its 2022-2023 season

The Dance Center announces its 2022-2023 season

The Dance Center has just announced its 2022-2023 season, which will feature eight performances as part of its Global Dance Connections series, and seven more in its Discover Dance! series. Global Dance Connections features Canadian and international choreographers, while Discover Dance! focuses on dance from diverse cultural backgrounds. “Throughout the pandemic we have remained passionately … Read more

A Custom-Designed Aspen Mansion Gives Art and Nature a Place to Shine

A Custom-Designed Aspen Mansion Gives Art and Nature a Place to Shine

With its new eight-figure mansions, year-round attractions and sophisticated denizens, Aspen, Colo., has gone from mainly a ski destination to a sought-after enclave for American luxury living. But for Rowland+Broughton, a local architecture and design studio specializing in multimillion-dollar, single-family homes, the Old World remains a source of inspiration. For an 8,500-square-foot, five-bedroom home completed … Read more

10 Stocks That Should Shine in a 2023 Recession, Citi Says

10 Stocks That Should Shine in a 2023 Recession, Citi Says

As the risk of a recession draws nearer, citi group has produced a screen of 30 stocks to help investors find opportunities during the second half of 2022. Stocks have rebounded in recent weeks with major indexes up by double digits from their June lows. The S&P 500 has risen about 10% since the end … Read more

Offspring survives a terrifying highway incident in Quebec as it heads to Vancouver for Ambleside Music Festival

Offspring survives a terrifying highway incident in Quebec as it heads to Vancouver for Ambleside Music Festival

The Offspring and its road crew survived a scary incident in Quebec on Friday, with one the California punk band’s SUV’s catching fire on the road while traveling to a show in Rimouski. According to social media posts by the multi-platinum-selling group—which is headed to Vancouver for the Ambleside Music Festival—the trouble caused no shortage … Read more

‘No crying in baseball’: Kelly McCormack takes on famous line in A league of Their Own reboot

‘No crying in baseball’: Kelly McCormack takes on famous line in A league of Their Own reboot

Kelly McCormack plays Jess McCready A League of Their Own.Anne Marie Fox/The Canadian Press Nobody can fill the shoes of Hollywood star Tom Hanks, of which actress Kelly McCormack is certain. Yet on the new TV series A League of Their Ownthe Vancouver native was assigned a task nearly as stressful as emulating Hanks: saying … Read more

Michael Lewis teases new Wall Street book: ‘You’ll learn all about crypto’

Michael Lewis teases new Wall Street book: ‘You’ll learn all about crypto’

Author Michael Lewis is being coy about his next project. But, he says over a video call from his home in Berkeley, California: “I will lift my skirt a little, but not a lot here.” He then gets more animated: “I really don’t want to reveal exactly what I’m writing about,” he tells Financial News. … Read more

Michael Lewis teases new Wall Street book: ‘You’ll learn all about crypto’

Michael Lewis teases new Wall Street book: ‘You’ll learn all about crypto’

Author Michael Lewis is being coy about his next project. But, he says over a video call from his home in Berkeley, California: “I will lift my skirt a little, but not a lot here.” He then gets more animated: “I really don’t want to reveal exactly what I’m writing about,” he tells Financial News. … Read more

A London museum has agreed to return its ‘Benin Bronzes’ to Nigeria

A London museum has agreed to return its ‘Benin Bronzes’ to Nigeria

Written by Zoe SottileCNN A London museum has agreed to return 72 objects looted from Benin City in 1897 to the Nigerian government. The Horniman Museum and Gardens, located in south London, announced the transfer in a news release Sunday. All of the objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, in what is now … Read more