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New York (CNN) While your Fourth of July plans may include a hearty barbecue and some fireworks, something different and more fiercely spectacular has been going on in Fire Island, off the coast of Long Island, New York, for over 40 years.
“The Invasion of the Pines” is an event in which drag queens and spectators come together to declare their independence.
CNN article featuring Susan Kravitz author of Mascara, Mirth and Mayhem: Independence Day on Fire Island
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Detroit has long been a hub for all kinds of artists, but photography in particular has gone from strength to strength in the city. As home to a number of local and international photographers, from the established and celebrated to the next generation of emerging talent, Detroit provides a compelling and ever-changing subject to capture. Here are a number of artists whose work you need to be aware of.
Featuring photographer Dave Krieger ,author of Things I Do in Detroit: A Guidebook to the Coolest Places by the Nain Rouge.
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This coming July 4th marks Fire Island’s 41st “Invasion of the Pines.” Begun in 1976 when a group of Cherry Grove residents marched over to the Pines in drag to protest after a queen was refused service, the event has grown into a joyful, effusive celebration of LGBTQ culture and community. For the past 30 years, photographer Susan Kravitz has been documenting the festivities, compiling them in her book Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem: Independence Day on Fire Island.
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GlacierHub has featured the striking paintings and photographs of Diane Burko on several occasions (see here, here, here and here). A retrospective, Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change, presents her recent and current work. It is now on display at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where it will run through September 30, 2017.
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