Tucked away in a warehouse in midtown Cleveland, you will find thousands upon thousands of books.
They’re brand-new, slightly used, and there’s every single genre you can imagine.
It is the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, a program with the goal of putting books in the hands of every child in Cuyahoga County.
Full Story: Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank gives hundreds of thousands of free books to kids in need – News 5 Cleveland
Swedish organisation Fotografiska is to open a new centre for photography in London’s Whitechapel. The 89,000 sq ft lower ground space plus office, which is located near Whitechapel Gallery, is due to be completed in the second half of 2018, and has been rented by Fotografiska for 15 years (with a break option at 12 years).
Full article: Fotografiska to open a London Museum of Photography – British Journal of Photography
An insider’s guide to the Top Design Hotels in London, featuring the best for eclectic interiors, striking artwork, luxurious rooms, and spectacular lobbies, in locations including Soho, Kensington, and Shoreditch perfect to stay and visit London Design Festival.
Full Story & More Photos at: Top 10 Design Hotels in London
It all started with a tweet. Last week, after seeing a couple of other such tweets catch fire amidst the madness of real-world news, I posed a question to the denizens of Twitter. “What are your five favorite Disney animated films?” I thought it would be fun to tally up some of the responses, and see what film takes the day in an unscientific survey. Maybe I could even pit the top few vote-getters in an actual Twitter poll. Would The Lion King be the big favorite? Maybe the first Disney feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, would take the day. Alternatively, a dark-horse contender could surprise everyone and reach the top.
Full Story: What Your Favorite Disney Movies Say About Nostalgia
The first-ever European Animation Awards (EAA), set to take place on December 8 in Lille, France, have opened their call for entries.
Full Story: ‘Song of the Sea’ Director Tomm Moore Announces European Animation Awards Call For Entries
Remember the days when collages of photos chaotically strewn across bedroom walls were a common fixture in teenage bedrooms? And that sense of excitement of taking a long-lost film into Boots, wondering what snaps were lurking in the dark room, debating internally at the checkout whether or not they’d be worth a few extra pounds for same day delivery? And lest not forget the disappointments… opening a package, only to find out that half of the photographs were overexposed, out of focus, or worst of all, obscured by the dreaded thumb. Those were the days!
Full Story: Photography: A Dying Art Form That’s Getting More Popular | HuffPost UK
Photography podcasts are perfect for those long boring commutes or hard days stuck in the office as you try to drown out your workmate unloading into the phone on the desk opposite.
There are literally hundreds to choose from, covering topics from how to start a photography business to gear reviews, to photography news, and onto profiles of great photographers past and present.
So in no particular order, here are some of our favourite photography podcasts.
Source: Eight photography podcasts you should be listening to now – Australian Photography
The Art Directors Guild has added a new category, for excellence in production design in an animated feature film, which will debut at the 22nd annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, which are set to take place Jan. 27 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
Full Story: Art Directors Guild Adds Category for Animated Features | Hollywood Reporter
What a cute property!
Set on a 150-acre country manor estate in the picturesque village of Southrop (the location for Kate Moss’ 2011 wedding to rocker Jamie Hince), Thyme has a magical feel from the very first moment you pull up its driveway.This 17th century luxury boutique hotel is comprised of a beautiful farmhouse – featuring elegantly designed bespoke bedrooms – a series of picture perfect cottages, a renowned cookery school, a delightful cocktail bar and an award-winning, traditional country pub mere metres down the road.
Full article & more photos: Relax and recharge at luxury boutique hotel Thyme | Daily Mail Online
Organisers haven’t confirmed why but it could be down to Glass Animals, whose fans like to bring the spiky fruit along to their shows.
The band’s drummer called the move “fruitist” saying “watermelons are fine, but not pineapples?”Here are some other outlawed items you were unlikely to be packing in the first place.
Full Story: Very weird things banned from music festivals – BBC Newsbeat