CreativePerformance

Projection Mapping Makes Classical Sculptures Come To Life

Follow TheCruu!by France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, including Laurent Honore Marqueste’s Perseus Slaying Medusa, James Pradier’sOdalisque, and Barrias’ Les Premières Funérailles, to life. He used projection mapping to turn the classic statues into a seemingly live, animated display.  Blinking eyes, tears, twitching musculature and even …

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Whoa! Hip Hop Performed by Symphony Orchestra

Follow TheCruu!by 10 points if you can name all the songs without checking the song credits, below. Artists JIMEK – NOSPR drums: Manolo & Wojciech Sobura Song Credits 1. Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools 2. M.I.A. – Bad Girls 3. Wiz Khalifa – Black and Yellow 4. 2Pac – Dear …

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Joel Silberman Had Huge Hair & Is Really Good With Stress

Follow TheCruu!by In this video interview with The Cruu, musician/conductor/producer Joel Silberman talks about handling stress while performing, and the challenges of being gay in America, in the ’60s. Follow Joel on Twitter: @joelsilberman Joel Silberman is one of the American progressive movement’s premiere media and message strategists and trainers. His career began …

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Joel Silberman Talks How To Conduct An Orchestra & The Art Of Gesture

Follow TheCruu!by In this video interview with The Cruu, musician/conductor/producer Joel Silberman gives insight on how you conduct a Broadway orchestra … and the art of gesturing in everyday life. Follow Joel on Twitter: @joelsilberman Joel Silberman is one of the American progressive movement’s premiere media and message strategists and trainers. …

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Alexander Hamilton – The Hip Hop Mixtape

Follow TheCruu!by Lin-Manuel Miranda is the writer and star of the 2008 Tony award winning Broadway musical “In the Heights“, a three day story based in Washington Heights, a tightknit community at the top of Manhattan. Miranda is a composer, rapper and actor who’s talents led him from his New York …

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Matt Damon Reads Howard Zinn – Civil Disobedience

Follow TheCruu!by Howard Zinn is the late author/activist/historian/professor/playwright that helped a generation re-examine U.S. history, from new perspectives with his best-selling, epic history book “A People’s History of the United States“. He was an active advocate for Civil Rights as a professor in Spellman college and is probably most noted …

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HBO Releases “Banksy Does New York”

Follow TheCruu!by If you don’t know by now, Banksy is an internationally renowned graffiti artist with a reputation for beautiful, political & satirical works of art. His dark humor, and simple trademark stencil/graffiti technique is recognizable and loved by those of us lucky enough to catch one of his works. In …

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