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Cardi B Shows Her Excitement For Her Growing Baby With EXTRAvagant Nail Art

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Cardi B has taken the nail art trend to a whole other level.  The W.A.P rapper took to her Instagram stories yesterday to debut her over-the-top, blinged-out manicure.  Her usual lengthy, stiletto nails are now a nude color that feature enormous ornaments on each nail.  One nail holds a diamond clad “C” and an “A” with a brown teddy bear placed under it.  Another nail is accented by a giant heart jewel, and the rest of her nails feature a diamond dollar sign, the other letters in her name, Kulture’s (her

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Daniel Arsham Is Collaborating With Trend-Driven Online Marketplace StockX to Create a Scholarship Fund for Cooper Union Students

The Detroit-based company StockX, a go-to online marketplace for exclusive sneakers, apparel, electronics, and collectibles, recently expanded its reach into art prints.

Now, the company is doubling down on its art focus and has announced a multi-year collaboration with contemporary artist Daniel Arsham. The multifaceted collaboration will establish a scholarship fund for Cooper Union, Arsham’s alma mater. 

Arsham, the founder of Snarkitecture, is well-known for his collaborations, having worked with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, designer Kim Jones, and Pharrell Williams, among others, on a variety of cross-disciplinary projects.

As part of the deal, StockX will become the

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Here’s what you can get besides books

There’s a lot more to find for free these days at local public libraries besides books, movies and music.

“It’s been something emerging over the last five years,” said Monica Baughman

director of support services for Worthington Libraries. “You might want to try it before you buy it and maybe not purchase it yourself.”

That’s where the new lending trend comes in.

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The library system’s “adventure kits” include camping gear, sewing machines and telescopes. Automobile code readers are available to diagnose problems and jump starters for dead batteries. Light-therapy is available

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Art Industry News: Why Are Western White Dudes Getting So Many of China’s Top Museum Jobs? + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 6.

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Experts Advise Against Blue Boy Loan – U.K. art lovers rejoiced last week when news broke that the Huntington Art Museum would loan Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy to Britain’s National Gallery, marking the first time the work has left L.A. since it was acquired 100 years ago. Conservators, it turns out, are less pleased. In 2018, a panel of prominent experts unanimously opposed sending the picture

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Woman Has Bracelet Permanently Welded Around Her Wrist in Latest Beauty Trend

A woman got a bracelet permanently welded to her wrist in the latest fashion trend to take off.

While piercings are an established form of body art, it seems jewelry fans are now turning to welding pieces as a less painful way to express their style credentials.

Presley Parker headed to jewelers Catbird, in Soho, New York, for the appointment, known as “zapping.”

She shared a clip to TikTok on Saturday, showing off her bare arm, as she said: “Getting a bracelet permanently welded to my wrist.” Parker filmed the technique in-store, as she later showed off a delicate chain

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What’s Up Downtown: Placemaking and art create community (Voices)

Alex Stettinski is executive director for the Downtown Reno Partnership.

In the last couple of weeks, the Locomotion Plaza in Downtown Reno has been the talk of the town. It is the art and landscaping that changed the unsightly ReTRAC lid into a vibrant plaza. But it’s more than that — Locomotion Plaza is a true community project, with the Downtown Reno Partnership and the City of Reno at the helm.

It took almost two years to get the project realized. Over 250 volunteers donated their time and sweat

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