March 24th, 2007 by Menachem Wecker
Gospel Music Channel is doing quite well, number one in its class in fact.
The St. Raphael’s Catholic Church guild makes rosaries for missionaries. “They’re a labor of love,” one rosary-maker says. “It takes two to three hours to make one.”
More on the 168-hour Christian film masterpieces.
WIRED blogs has an interesting flashback on porn and This Is a Naked Lady.
Nextbook’s newest book is on Chagall, whose “lovers and his rabbis, his massive bouquets and his violins were equally dubious, equally cloying, not kitsch, but living somewhere dangerously close to that ballpark.”
[Globe and Mail]
The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts are offering 15 fellowships (travel and accomodation) to Islamic art scholars to attend Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture at in November.
[All about Scholarship]
Marco Polo is on exhibit in “Venice and the Islamic World” at the Met.
Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are all calling themselves the “cultural capital” of the UAE.
“Splendours of the Court” is on exhibit at the Palazzo della Pilotta as part of the program “Arts and Music from the Islamic World.”