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Popular Instruments That You Might Want to Learn and Play

When you go to listen to live bands, you see how well the music there is played; all you can do is expect to play as well as they are. That’s one of the reasons most people take up learning musical instruments. The popular ones you see are the ones you’d like to learn first.

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Top 4 Tips On Where to Purchase Your Next Piece of Art

If you have moved into a new home and are looking for ways to decorate it, or you’re simply trying to find a new and fun way to invest your money, then looking to purchase a piece of art is an excellent choice.

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A Quick How-to Guide to Help Improve Your Gaming Experience

If you’re reading this, I assume you’re either a gamer yourself or someone who knows one; if not, then maybe it’s time to consider becoming more involved in the world of gaming! As with any hobby or pastime, there are numerous ways – both within and outside the game itself – to make the experience as good as possible. Here, we’ve put together some top tips on how to enhance your gameplay:

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Make Your Child’s Birthday Party Stand Out with These Planning Tips

Planning a party for your child can be both an exciting and daunting task. There are so many things to take into account, from the budget to the guest list, but you should never forget the most important element-fun! These seven tips will help you plan a birthday party that will be memorable for all of the right reasons.

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Event Industry Trends for 2021

Of all the industries that took a hit in 2020, the entertainment world suffered some of the worst blows. Authorities canceled concerts and live events, not only in a few isolated communities but around the globe. If it weren’t for YouTube and Tiktok, many artists might not have survived.

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Art Out of Isolation

The world’s most awarded gin brand since 2004, Martin Miller’s Gin today announces its Art out of Isolation commission, an experiential art installation supporting young artists and which is set to be a highlight of October’s Affordable Art Fair, taking place in Battersea, London and running from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 October 2021

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Cars Used Across Multiple Movies

From James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 to the DeLorean DMC-12 that rose to fame from the Back to the Future trilogy, there have been some truly iconic movie cars over the years.

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Don’t Know What Event to Go to Next? Try Grand Ole Opry House

When you are in Tennessee or planning to head over there, then you will surely be recommended to visit the Grand Ole Opry House. Set up in 1974, it has achieved long-term success regardless of how many newer names added themselves to the similar business. This venue is known for hosting American Country Music Concerts and has staged some of the most popular musicians in this genre. Today, it continues to host popular musicians in the coming months like Sam Williams, Dusty Slay, Mark Wills, Jimmie Allen, and many more.

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Fashion and Art: Uncovering the Relationship

Fashion is deeply personal. Not only is our attire functional, but it’s one of the best ways we can express ourselves. Through our wardrobes, we can truly be creative. That’s one of the many reasons there’s always been a deep connection between fashion and art.

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Best Online Psychic Reading Websites and Apps in 2021

Tarot and palm readings can be both entertaining and educational, with a knowledgeable psychic to guide you through your reading. Here are our top 5 apps.

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6 Tips for Effective Narrative Style of Writing

If you are a student or a professional, chances are, you have read a narrative book. You might have enjoyed watching Game of Thrones and decided to read the book. Perhaps you’ve watched all the episodes of BBC’s Sherlock and wanted to read more about the adventures of the eccentric detective. Whatever reason you had for reading a narrative book, one thing is certain, you had an image of the character inside your head while reading.

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Films You Need To Watch in the Cinemas As They Reopen

Cinemas are all set to reopen and welcome audiences back in on May 17th. Unlike in 2020, big studio films are set to be released theatrically in 2021. This time studios are confident about giving the audiences the films that they have been waiting for.

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How to Get Started With DIY Crafting

Crafting is an exciting and rewarding hobby. It teaches you to make things on your own, spend your time in a purposeful way, acquire crafting skills and destress. You can express yourself through it and create valuable and useful items for everyone you love. The crafts you can make are never-ending, and the only limit is your imagination.

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How to Pick the Right Wall Art for Your Home

The character of your home should reflect your personality because when it does, you will most likely be more comfortable in your personal space. There are various ways on how you will be able to decorate your home to reflect your personality and one of these is by decorating your space with wall art. This article lists down some of the things that you need to consider in picking the right wall art for your home.

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The Silk Road: A Living History

The Aga Khan Foundation are delighted to announce The Silk Road: A Living History, an open-air photography exhibition by travel photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer. The exhibition documents Wilton-Steer’s journey along the historic trade route undertaken in 2019.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Learn Everything About Golf

There are different types of sports which people like. Golf is classified among the trendy games played globally. Similar to other sports, it needs practice. As a beginner, it may seem hard but with time things will be clear. All that is required is persistence and a lot of practice. These days, we have online tutorials on how to go about the game.

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5 Books to Read During Spring Break

With spring break upon us, it is time for students around the world to plan their little vacation. Whether you decide to go to the beach, an epic hiking adventure, or just stay at home around good friends, one activity that is likely to be common in these scenarios is reading a good book. Knowing about some great books for spring break is important for students because reading opens up the mind to new ideas and arouses one’s creative side.

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Get Creative: Passion Projects You Should Consider Starting In 2021

There’s no better time to get stuck into a passion project than 2021. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to have wide-reaching effects on our daily lives, developing a passion for a hobby or activity could be just the thing to break you out of the stress and monotony of the past year.

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Selecting Artwork That Complements Your Decor

When decorating a home, people tend to focus more on furniture and other decorative items while overlooking wall art. However, any home decor is never truly complete if it doesn’t include some beautiful artwork.

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5 Smart Ways to Add Luxury to Your Home without Breaking the Bank

Whether you are simply looking for inspiration to add the ‘wow’ factor to your home or boost its value when you come to selling it, these top five tips will help you get a luxurious look and feel on a budget.

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Walking the Stone , a solo exhibition by renowned abstract artist Mark Surridge

Walking the Stone references and takes its inspiration from ancient sites in Cornwall, either in the form of megalithic structures or solitary monolithic stones positioned in the Cornish landscape.

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Interior Design That Unlocks Potential and Creativity

As we come out of lockdown, having stared at the walls of our homes for what seems like an eternity, our environments have now taken on a new level of importance. This autumn will see a Chicago-based design and lifestyle brand SKIN launch in London, which creates spaces with an emotional impact. SKIN recognises that each client’s needs are different, but the end result is always a renewed sense of self in their new space.

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Unique and Uncomplicated Design

As more designers seek to offer a plethora of ultramodern luxuries and sophisticated amenities, one Taiwanese design firm has chosen to instead focus on the luxury of pure uncomplicatedness in its design. For that reason, LUXlife has awarded JDID Inc. the title of Taiwan’s Best in Modern Home Design 2020 in our ongoing 2020 Leading Designers series. Following this latest success for the studio, we profiled it to learn more.

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Luxury Bathrooms: 6 Ways to Give Your Bathroom Fancy Hotel Vibes

Even with a tight budget, it’s possible to transform your bathroom into a luxurious sanctuary. With the right mix of colors, furniture and accessories, you can achieve an atmosphere of extravagant leisure. Remember, simple touches can do so much to make your space look brand new. Take a look at these six tips and tricks that’ll make your next makeover a breeze.

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Rosewood London Is Hosting A Picasso Art Afternoon Tea

Executive Pastry Chef Mark Perkins creates intricate pastries inspired by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

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(De)SIGNS of the Times

Established in 1995 by Armin Ebner, Susi Hasenauer and Stephan Ferenczy, BEHF Architects is an award-winning architectural office based in Vienna that has achieved international acclaim. Following the firm’s recognition as ‘Vienna’s Most Innovative Architectural Office’ in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, we spoke to BEHF’s Eva Jonas to find out more about their work, history and future.

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Nikoleta Sekulovic x Viaduct Is Now Exhibiting In London

The Hypatia Collection is an innovative collaboration between the Madrid based artist Nikoleta Sekulovic and London furniture company, Viaduct. This exhibition will consist of eleven paintings of female nudes, each depicted with a chair selected by Viaduct from their collections.

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JEMP, an eight-day festival of Polish contemporary electronic and experimental music is returning to London

The festival presents specially commissioned works by the Polish artists Zorka Wollny, Wojtek Blecharz and Konrad Smoleński, as well as one by the London-based sound artist Ben McDonnell and the British choral group, Vocal Constructivists.

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How To Style A Christmas Tree According To Interior Experts

Christmas tree decorating is one of the most magical parts of the festive season. Everyone wants their Christmas tree to look beautiful, luxurious and encompass their style of Christmas. From gorgeous ornaments to sparkling tree lights to the showstopping tree topper, we spoke to five different interior experts who provide their five tips on how to style a Christmas tree.

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The Negroni Cocktail Celebrates Its Centenary Year With A Spectacular Art Exhibition In Milan

The Art of Negroni features 29 artistic interpretations from around the world of the iconic cocktail with a Campari soul. The exhibition is a homage to the extraordinary world of Campari advertising material, which ever since its origins in 1860, has made use of the arts as its narrative vehicle and communicative channel of choice.

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7 Sustainable Gift-Wrapping Ideas

This year, the most popular trend is also the most ecofriendly as no one likes non-recyclable gift wrap. To cut down on the sheer amount of paper, which is being used, a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, high-end independent corporate gifting specialists, Veritas Gifts have complied their 7 most sustainable gift-wrapping ideas so you can make your presents ecofriendly this year.

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A Leading Light in Global Interior Design

Michelle Evans & Associates (MEA) is a boutique interior design company with over thirty years’ experience in the hospitality sphere.

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Leaders in Luxury 2019

The 2019 Leaders in Luxury programme, now in its second year, has been designed to recognise the companies and individuals who are excelling within the ever-growing industry of luxury products and services – those who are illustrating the specialised expertise and innovative approach that keeps Blacklane at the forefront of its field.

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George Finlay Ramsay Showcases His First Solo London Exhibition, Volcanoes & Regret, at Set Alscot Road

Ramsay makes performances, films, music, collage and poems. His recent work has been shown at Art Basel, Camden Arts Centre, Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia and the Barbican.

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World Kindness Day sees relaunch of super-limited “Kindness is Strength” print by Wonderland and letterpress design god Anthony Burrill

Launching on World Kindness Day (13th November), 100% of proceeds from the sale will be split between two worthy organisations: the Bristol homeless charity Caring in Bristol, and a whale and dolphin conservation project in Senegal.

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Stanley Spencer’s Swan Upping returns to Cookham

Built around one of the artist’s most celebrated works, Swan Upping at Cookham (1915 -1919), the exhibition brings together rarely seen paintings and drawings from the Gallery’s collection to reveal one of Spencer’s inspirations, the River Thames.