Are you feeling newsy? Do you need to gobble up some quick news bites on the go? Here are our top 5 picks for the day:
Art Miami 2017
As Art Miami 2017 (http://novakart.com/art-miami) begins December 5 and continues through December 10, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art gallery celebrates the enduring legacy of a select group of artists. Novak presents important paintings on canvas and works on paper by Sam Francis from the 1960s through the 1990s, including the rare 1960s Blue Balls series. Significant Jim Dine paintings and prints, ranging from the artist’s iconic hearts to his most recent abstractions, are also prominently featured. The gallery’s diverse exhibition includes David Hockney’s richly colored landscapes, large-scale collages by Roy Lichtenstein, and Alexander Calder’s bold works, all showcasing the long and storied careers of these great artists.
Renowned chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence return for a new season of Worst Cooks in America, premiering Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 9 p.m. (all times ET/PT) on Food Network. In the 10-episode series that transforms kitchen disasters into skilled cooks, Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence each lead a team of cooking-challenged recruits in an intense culinary boot camp designed to improve their food skills. In the end, only the one contestant who makes the most impressive transformation wins a $25,000 grand prize and bragging rights for their Food Network team mentor.
Women in Science
L’Oréal USA has announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 For Women in Science program, a national fellowship recognizing women for their contributions and mentoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each year, L’Oréal USA partners with the American Association for the Advancement of Science to identify five exceptional U.S.-based female postdoctoral scientists who are granted $60,000 each to advance their research. During the last 14 years, the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program has awarded 70 postdoctoral women scientists more than $3.5 million in grants.
Promising Young Artists: Visual, Literary, Design and Performing Arts
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced the 2018 YoungArts winners—757 of the nation’s most promising young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts. Selected from the most competitive pool of applications to date and representing artists from 47 states, YoungArts winners gain access to one of the most comprehensive programs for emerging artists in the United States, offering financial, professional and artistic development opportunities over the course of their careers. A complete list of the 2018 winners, all 15–18 years old or in grades 10–12, is available online at youngarts.org/winners.
Orlando’s New Additions in 2018–Good News for Vegetarians & More!
A big year awaits travelers to Orlando, Theme Park Capital of the World®. Thrilling new attractions will launch guests further and faster than ever. New resorts will feature additions including future-forward “smart rooms” and rooftop lounges for firework-watching. Unique new dining experiences will arrive, ranging from a Master Sommelier’s wine bar to a 100% all-vegan deli.
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