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Art and Culture in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire is a region overflowing with art and culture. A dazzling range of art galleries, museums and theatres, many located in the imposing granite buildings which are enduring symbols of the city, certainly won't disappoint.

At its heart is Union Terrace Gardens, nestling below the imposing backdrop of three of Aberdeen's finest granite buildings. Together the Central Library, St Mark's Church and His Majesty's Theatre known locally as 'Education, Salvation and Damnation' provide the key to the evolution of the region's cultural life.

With such a prosperous heritage, there are many splendid places that capture the colourful history of Aberdeen- - the impressive turreted Town House on Union Street; the castellated Citadel at The Castlegate and the striking grandeur of Marischal College. In old Aberdeen you can discover the past by visiting 500 year old University Kings College and St Machar's Cathedral. Old Aberdeen, which surround…
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Arts and Entertainment - Should I Study and Get a Degree In That?

The other day I was talking to a lady who had her PhD in dance. She was able to teach dance all over the world, and she became a professor. The reality is that many people who get degrees in dance don't end up making all that much money, and if they dance professionally it's hard to keep up as they get older, the younger generation just has too much energy and agility to compete with, and your knees only hold out for so long. Not just for dance, you can ask any professional athlete. Speaking of which very few ever make the grade, but let's talk about that for a second shall we?

You see if you get a degree in fine arts from college or from a major university, it isn't going to be cheap, and even with all that debt that you've racked up in tuition and student loans, the chances of paying it off are slim to none in many cases. Yes, it's true those student loans will be guaranteed by the US taxpayer perhaps, but they're still going to want their money back, and …

A Wonder in Spain - Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences

This futuristic confection of a city looks as though it must have been beamed down to earth from somewhere else entirely! Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences is a truly ambitious, space age cultural complex that aims not only to entertain and stimulate the minds of its visitors, but to fill people with enthusiasm for science, technology, nature, and art. This city within a city, most of it designed by the distinguished Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, is composed of five great buildings in the midst of a space of greenery and clear water, which mirrors the architecture. Work on the sixth building, The Ágora (which will give the complex a multifunctional space) has just begun. The complex is set in the dried-up river bed of the Turia, midway between the coastal district of Nazaret and the old city of Valencia. The architect is proud that "people can walk through and around the main buildings without paying. It is a city to be discovered by promenading." There is, …

How to Get Into an Art and Design School

Art and design, offering huge range of lucrative professions is attracting a hefty number of students to build their career. There are many who are gifted with creative skills and want to make a career in art and design. Pursuing education in an art and design field combined with the suitable skills and aptitude can make a living out of doing what you love to do. For this, selection of right school and course is highly important, but the question is how to get into art and design school. If you are searching for an answer then here are few important steps that may help you get into the best art and design school of the United States-

1. There are huge number art schools in the United States, so decide which one you want to join. Research on schools to know about the majors they offer. Knowing about the curriculum along with courses offered by the schools will help you to compare the best school.

2. Create a portfolio of your artwork, because many reputed art schools of the United States…

Impact of Technology On The Field of Arts And Entertainment

Nearly everyone enjoys the different types of entertainment, and some people enjoy even more being entertainers. They want to become actors, comedians, dancers, singers. We used to go inside theatres after a hard day's work to relax and see our favorite plays. But only in the last hundred years have we been able to record sound and pictures and to broadcast them through air. These improvements have brought fun and entertainment to every corner of the world and into most of our homes.

Technology has indeed made it possible for us to see entertainment in a new light. For one, technology has made it also possible for us to store our memories. Actors and singers long dead seem to come to life again every time their films or records are played. We can store a seemingly countless number of these records and films in CDs, hard drives and other storing devices like our computer. This makes it possible for us to entertain ourselves almost anywhere- at home, at the office, at the park, the b…