What is art? How do we define it? This question is and always will be difficult to answer and is subjective to different opinions. There is not really an incorrect answer.
It is important to understand that many Artist do more than just one type of Art. This is why we are trying to differentiate these types of arts into separate their own categories. Furthermore, we are not trying to speak for any artists or question and define their motivations for creating their work.
Just about everything can be called art, or"there's an art to it".
It seems that today, most people now want to sit back and watch, then critique - and not necessarily to be entertained. However, they themselves are not creators, just consumers. With access to anything now, everyone seems to be an expert.
Digital media is now in the forefront, and a lot of programing is moving towards types of "reality" shows and experiences and on other digital formats, which is not necessarily bad.
We believe in the Art for art's sake approach. Everything does not have to have some type of meaning or message. Often times, the actual work in creating something is enjoyable itself, not the end product.
So, the question still stands. What is Art? You decide and lets us know.
We would like to thank Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) for promoting this concept of "Ars Gratia Artis". We also understand they are a business and are trying to make money for their company.
MMAA Theater Presents:
MMAA Theater really enjoys the experience of Live Theater, which is always great. Even though it requires the same attention as Movies, actual people are working only feet away from you.
Also, many live performances have a live orchestra, sound and light engineers, which enhances the experience.
Vaudeville is a theatrical variety entertainment show made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together on a common bill.
Developed from many sources, including the concert saloon, American burlesque, minstrelsy, freak shows and dime museums, these types of acts have included musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, trained animals, magicians, strongmen, impersonators, acrobats, illustrated songs, one-act plays or scenes from plays, athletes, jugglers, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, and movies.
Vaudeville - called "the heart of American show business" and was one of the most popular types of entertainment in the United States and Canada from the early 1880s until the early 1930s.
Comedians By: Pat Lincoln
There are many funny people in the world. This list is funny people who may or may not consider themselves comedians, and whos comedy made me laugh out loud. Just looking at them makes you want to laugh. Most have been in movies or television.
Sam Kinison - "Oh, Oooh!"
December 8, 1953 - April 10, 1992
Andrew "Dice" Clay - "Oh!"
David Alan Grier - "Ah, bigger breastestes?"
December 9, 1922 - October 11, 1991
Pablo Francisco - "In a world..."
Rodney Dangerfield - "No respect"
November 22, 1921 - October 5, 2004
July 21, 1924 - February 24, 2006
July 21, 1951 - August 11, 2014
Chris Crosby Farley
February 15, 1964 - December 18, 1997
John Franklin Candy
October 31, 1950 - March 4, 1994
Gene Jerome Siberman Wilder
June 11, 1933 - August 29, 2016
The Artists By: Pat Lincoln
As theme continues is this column, Art is obviously really personal and subjective. Most artist work with more than one type of media.
I personally like the mixed media of colored pencil, like "Prismacolor" and ink pens such as technical pens (rapidograph) or gel.
I have been fortunate to have studied art in school, and I have been to many of the best musems in the world.
Below are some the best artist whos work I have seen. Some I know personally, and some I have collaberted with on projects.
Commander Mark Kistlon
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez
Mark David Sorenson
June 15, 1974 - September 5, 2003
Matthew R. Garcia
Ryan A. Fua
May 18, 1931 - January 6, 2000
June 12, 1920 - May 17, 2002
Bob Robert NormanRoss
October 29, 1942 - July 4, 1995
Painter, Instructor, TV Host
Master Sergaent USAF 1961-1981
Justin "Fuckin' Louuu" Orr
October 31, 1973 - 2000
By: The Ruthless Reader Herself - Mrs. Miss
Elin Hilderbrand - Down to Earth, beachy East Coast novels. Jodi Picoult - Heart warming stories, made for TV.
Lisa Scottoline - Suspenseful Thillers.
Nicholas Sparks - Made to movie books.
Matthew Logelin - Non-Fiction, Persononal Reflection.
Sophie Littlefield - Intense Informational Stories.
By: Bongo Drummand
Are you ready for a history lesson? Did you read your books? Did you study enough in school? If you didn't that's ok, because soon we will have a New Contributing Writer added to our staff!
Radio By: Pat Lincoln Information -
Entertainment - like Howard Stern's old radio show, and the Don Geronimo Show and Dr. Demento.
Sports Talk Radio - Has become the worst. As an avid sports fan and regular listener of sports talk programming, I have become tired of this forum. Mostly from the broadcasters and hosts. Most talk show hosts act as if the listeners have never seen sports, or they know more than us listeners. Almost every game has been televised in American since the 1980's, and everything is available in the last 20 years. Most sports fans have seen almost all games or events of significance in the last 10 years. With 24 hour TV programming, newspapers, radio and the internet, information is almost live. So, what I am saying, is that most sports fans are just as knowledgeable as these "experts".
Sports Radio Personalities:
Ralph Barbieri, Jim Rome, Pete Franklin, the Slam Man - Jay Mohr, Grant Napear
AM vs FM
AM (Amplitude Modulation) This radio band ranges from 535 to 1705kHz (kilohertz, or thousands of cycles per-second of electromagnetic energy).
AM stations can theoretically be placed every 10KHz, along the band.
FM (Frequency Modulation) This radio band came forward in the 1930s and goes from 88 to 108 MHz (megahertz, or millions of cycles per second).
The more common range used for FM radio (and TV) is from 50 to 15,000 Hz.
To keep from interfering with each other, FM stations must be 200KHz apart.
Terrestrial vs. Satelite
FCC The Federal Communications Commission Formed on June 19, 1934 Headquatered in Washington D.C. www.fcc.gov
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