French photographer Frédéric Nauczyciel arrived on an artist’s grant in Baltimore in 2011 eager to point his lens at the culture that inspired the gay stick-up character “Omar” from the famed HBO series “The Wire.” Instead, he stumbled across queer ballroom voguers performing in a parking lot during Baltimore Pride, and decided he had found his muse.
As attendees happily filed into the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Friday for the second and final weekend of the Goldenvoice-promoted Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, there were a few cliff-hangers left over from last weekend. Among them: Will Pharrell Williams bring out another all-star parade of guest stars? Will every artist on Saturday be in a significantly better mood without the threat of a dust storm? Is Beyonce here again?
A pretty pattern, but what is it, you say? Here are a number of abstractions made by Sun photographer A. Aubrey Bodine, filed on April 17, 1955. See if you can name the locations in the comments below.
Chinese beekeeper She Ping, 34, used queen bees to successfully attract more than 460,000 drones, weighing over almost 100 lbs.
“I first did this at 22, just for fun and out of curiosity. Later on, I would put on the bees just for the sake of making people believe I sell actual real honey,” he told the Chongqing Evening Post.
“The last time I did this, I put on a total of 15 beehives on my body, but today I’m breaking my own record [with 28].”
AUSTIN, Texas – In the black-and-white photo, the sailor would always be a young man, locked in a kiss with a nurse in New York’s Times Square to mark the end of World War II.
Glenn Edward McDuffie, who said he was the kissing sailor in the iconic Life magazine photograph, died this month at the age of 86, the Houston Chronicle newspaper reported on Friday.
Photo enthusiast Cezar Popescu is digitizing the work of Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte, who was an army photographer during the First World War and later had a small studio in the southern Romanian city of Slobozia before his death in 1984.
South by Southwest (SXSW) — the combination movie-music-tech event that draws hordes of people to Austin, Texas — kicked off last Friday with the start of its film festival and interactive technology conference. The music festival begins Tuesday.
The endless winter has ‘frozen’ over Niagara Falls in record-breaking sub-zero temperatures. Every evening beginning at dusk, the Falls are lit with rainbow-colored lights. Take a look at the colorful winter wonderland captured by Reuters photographer Mark Blinch.