Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Arts/Culture 608 headlines found

9 Views

[Virginia] From the photo archives: When tobacco was king

Lynchburg is steeped in tobacco history. John Lynch, the founder of the Hill City, built his first tobacco warehouse here in 1785. Within a year after the Civil War, Lynchburg had become the largest loose-leaf tobacco market in the world. The dominant c
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Aug 9, 2016 15:45
9 Views

[North Carolina] We've Created A Monster! truth® And Vans Morph Culture-Changing Art Into Bold Fashion Statement

truth partnered with Brooklyn-based graphic artist Kevin Lyons to create a one-of-a-kind mural of monsters inspired by the generation that will end smoking once and for all. The artwork was then turned into a limited-edition Vans shoe, released today.
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 15:23
9 Views

[Asia] Japan’s Changing Attitude to Smoking: Ordinances Enforcing Better Manners On the Rise

Japan is working to improve smoking manners in the country. .. With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the push to clear the air of second-hand smoke is gaining momentum.
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Jan 3, 2016 16:39
9 Views

AUDIO/TRANSCRIPT: The Cigarette's Powerful Cultural Allure

Part of the reason is the allure of a cigarette, so elemental to classic scenes in movies, television shows and books. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Klein, author of Cigarettes are Sublime, about smoking and American culture.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:31
9 Views

[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43
9 Views

[China] 'Giant cigarettes' in Shaanxi county draw ridicule from fuming netizens

Fuming Chinese netizens (many presumably local citizens from Zhouzhi) complained that the new works of art looked like “giant cigarettes” implanted vertically into stone pedestals and that the government had wasted "hundreds of millions of yuan".
South China Morning Post
added Nov 29, 2012 16:08
8 Views

TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
8 Views

[Asia, China] An Arts Explosion Takes Shanghai

Inside were more innovative installations, many owned by Mr. Tek, that could fit only inside a hangar, such as Xu Bing’s “Tobacco Project,” an assemblage of more than 600,000 cigarettes resembling a tiger skin rug;
New York Times
added Nov 5, 2015 17:23
8 Views

[Asia, Japan] BASEEL: Smoking while walking near kids or wheelchairs? Why not just swing a knife around?

Enforcement is still lax, however, prompting Sibakiyo to voice her complaint in manga form. Hopefully this appeal to smokers’ ability to think of something other than their own pleasure will prove effective, but if not, and least one other anti-smoker has
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 28, 2015 19:35
8 Views

[North Carolina] Upcoming Events: “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

3 events that take a look at “Tobacco” and its role in developing this community. On January 22nd, Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tobacco in
New Winston Museum (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:15
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines