Welcome, Newbs!

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I see that folks have begun to look at this blawwg fron the link on my page of the Huge School site. Here’s tha most practical place to look if you or your tax deduction is on a roster for the upcoming semester: https://photodevoto.com/2011/08/19/a-current-guide-to-the-wonderful-world/

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It’s A Noun/Verb/Adjective; It’s… Frank.

Over at LBM, our colleague Alec says: “I recently purchased an album of photographs of a Westerner in Japan. I’m hoping to make this album into a storybook, but don’t have much of a story to work with. All I know is that the man’s name is Frank and that the pictures seem to be made in the 1950′s.”

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“For each picture, we’re asking participants to write a short, paragraph-long story. This can be a factual description or imaginative speculation. Some of these submissions will be included in the final book.”

You have nothing to lose. https://thefrankalbum.wordpress.com/

“Bokeh” is Another Name for “Kickstarter.”

Partway through the first day of a one-month campaign, funding for a project to re-create excellent 19th century optics is already thrice the goal. (Update, before posting: four times the goal!)

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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lomography/the-lomography-petzval-portrait-lens

Alumnus Makes Own Bed, Lies In It

This story involves Ian McDermott, a Photo Devoto from the previous millennium. We who work in the Huge School Heart Department have used ARTstor (he currently works there) for a while now.

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/23/a-trove-of-new-york-art-images-finds-a-home/?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Supplemental update: http://artstor.wordpress.com/2013/08/05/a-challenging-treasure-the-james-dee-archives/

Save Yourself $238, 232.05

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…by not going to art school.

https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/138c5efd45e9

Blue Sky’s “The Optical”

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I have a picture in a show, in Portland. I’m visiting the gallery on the 18th or 19th; I’ll meet you there, or you can go anytime during the exhibit’s schedule.

http://www.blueskygallery.org/exhibition/an-exhibition-juried-by-allan-chasanoff/#1

CJF, Baby. CJF, Man.

Randy Weston!

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Henry Threadgill!

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Rudresh Mahanthappa!

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Jason Moran!

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Jimmy Heath!

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Hamid Drake!

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Robert Glasper!

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Donald Harrison!

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Are you kidding me?
http://www.jazzinchicago.org/presents/35th-annual-chicago-jazz-festival

(P.S. Not this: http://www.arizonajazzfestival.com/lineup)