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For Museum, Long-Lost Picasso Is Too Costly To Keep : NPR

So cool! Can you imagine discovering that a piece of art in storage is actually a Picasso? I love when these types of discoveries are brought to the surface. It reminds me of how much we do not yet know about the past, and as such, the enormity of future possibilities.

“Lo and behold, the piece in the museum’s storage area was a rare gemmail, one of only 50 Picasso made. It’s called Seated Woman with Red Hat, and it’s iconic Picasso, with thick black lines that mimic his brushstrokes.” via For Museum, Long-Lost Picasso Is Too Costly To Keep : NPR.

The following US orchestras will not start the new season

Orchestras that will not be starting the season, two of which are in my favorite place on earth. Minnesota, not you too?!? So, so sad.

1. Atlanta

2. Minnesota

3. St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

4. Indianapolis

5. San Antonio

The following US orchestras will not start the new season.

Ten-year-old mariachi hopes to make it to America’s Got Talent’s semifinals

Okay, I’m going to “out” myself. I watch America’s Got Talent. Before I started this blog, I would basically critique the performances out loud and annoy my husband. Now that I have this blog, I’ll direct it at you instead of him.

I want to write briefly about Sebastian “el Charro” de la Cruz, a 10 year old Mexican-American mariachi singer. In the article linked below, Sebastian says “I wanna represent my culture and heritage to break the stereotype and show America the beauty of this music(Mariachi),” says De la Cruz.via Ten-year-old mariachi hopes to make it to America’s Got Talent’s semifinals.

Bless his heart (seriously, he’ s adorable). I have no that doubt he wants Read more…

There’s a Cat Video Exhibit at a Minneapolis Art Museum and It Sounds Glorious

 

There’s a Cat Video Exhibit at a Minneapolis Art Museum and It Sounds Glorious.

This makes me miss my adopted homeland of Minneapolis! Wish I could join Mpls St. Paul friends at the Walker this evening.

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