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10 items from 2017


Andy Warhol’s Legendary Screen Tests, Including Bob Dylan and Edie Sedgwick, Find Temporary New Venue

3 May 2017 8:34 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes,” Andy Warhol famously said, but the legendary artist probably didn’t expect that such a sentiment would apply to his own screen tests, which have endured over the decades as a curious, intimate look at the inner workings of his creative process.

Filmed during the ’60s-era heyday of his Warhol Factory, the black and white screen tests feature a slew of Warhol regulars — from Ondine to Edie Sedgwick, Lou Reed to Bob Dylan — and other famous faces of the day, all lensed on Warhol’s own Bolex camera. Nearly 500 of the screen tests were filmed, though Warhol did not use or exhibit all of them. Favorites were arranged into various compilations that were then screened by Warhol for assorted audiences, though they’ve continued to inspire and delight fans for decades past their original filming.

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- Kate Erbland

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Inside the Bare, Remote Cabin Where Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas Were Found

22 April 2017 7:16 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins, 50, had spent over a month on the run with his 15-year-old former student and victim Elizabeth Thomas before the two were found in a cabin in northern California’s Siskiyou County on Thursday.

On Friday, CNN’s Sara Sidner took viewers inside the remote hideout.

The cabin, the last on the owner’s property according to Sidner, was still in the process of being built — with no running water, electricity or heat piping into its tiny four-walled structure.

For food, the two used a portable grill to cook their meals. A bag of rice, canned food, »

- Dave Quinn

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Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home After Teacher’s Arrest: ‘She Has Suffered Severe Emotional Trauma’

21 April 2017 1:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas says the Tennessee teen is “comfortable and resting” in a safe location with family and friends after returning today from her alleged abduction, according to a statement obtained by People.

“She is being evaluated and treated by mental health experts specializing in trauma. There is no doubt she has suffered severe emotional trauma and that her process of recovery is only just beginning,” reads the statement from attorney S. Jason Whatley.

Elizabeth, 15, and her 50-year-old teacher, Tad Cummins, disappeared on March 13 and were the subject of an ongoing Amber Alert for more than five weeks. »

- Harriet Sokmensuer and Greg Hanlon

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Revelations from Inside the Case Against Tad Cummins, Accused of Abducting Student Elizabeth Thomas

21 April 2017 9:34 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The day Tad Cummins vanished with Elizabeth Thomas, he wrote a letter to his wife claiming he was traveling from Tennessee to Washington D.C. “to clear his head” — and urging her not to call police.

The day after his arrest in Northern California, new details are emerging about Cummins, 50, and how he evaded law enforcement during a nationwide manhunt that lasted more than five weeks after allegedly kidnapping Thomas, his 15-year-old student.

A criminal complaint filed by federal authorities and obtained by People alleges Cummins borrowed $4,500 in cash from an unspecified source just days before going on the lam, »

- Chris Harris

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‘That’s Definitely the Guy’: Tipster Speaks Out After Calling Cops on Ex-Teacher and Missing Teen

21 April 2017 7:52 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

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- Greg Hanlon

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Cops Claim Tad Cummins Said He’s ‘Glad This Is Over’ During Arrest After Being Found with Teenage Student

21 April 2017 5:33 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

After more than a month on the run, a former Tennessee teacher captured after allegedly abducting a teen student reportedly told cops that he’s relieved that the ordeal has come to an end.

Siskiyou County sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Gilley said in a press conference on Thursday that Tad Cummins, 50, said “I’m glad this is over” in a “spontaneous statement” during his arrest earlier this week.

Cummins and his 15-year-old former student Elizabeth Thomas were found in a remote cabin near Cecilville, California, on Thursday, after a tipster saw the pair and contacted the authorities, Tbi spokesperson Josh Devine told People. »

- Char Adams

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Allegedly Abducted Teen Seems ‘Healthy and Unharmed’ and Is Flying Home After Ex-Teacher’s Arrest

20 April 2017 2:05 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Elizabeth Thomas appears “healthy and unharmed” after she was recovered by authorities in a remote California commune Thursday morning, authorities announced.

Thomas, 15, was allegedly abducted by Tad Cummins, her 50-year-old former teacher at the Culleoka Unit School in Maury County, Tennessee, on March 13. Since then, the pair had been the subject of an ongoing Amber Alert.

On Wednesday night, officials got a tip that they had been living in a cabin in Cecilville, California, for a week and a half, authorities announced at a Thursday afternoon news conference. Early Thursday morning, authorities recovered Thomas safely and arrested Cummins on multiple state and federal charges. »

- Greg Hanlon and Harriet Sokmensuer

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Missing Tennessee Student Found: How a Tip Led to Her Discovery in Remote California Cabin

20 April 2017 1:26 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tennessee officials announced at a press conference that a single tip enabled them to find a missing Tennessee teen and the teacher who allegedly abducted her.

On March 13, Tad Cummins, 50, vanished with Elizabeth Thomas, then his 15-year-old student at Culleoka Unit School in Maury County, Tennessee. The pair was the subject of an ongoing Amber Alert.

At about 11 p.m. Ct Wednesday, an unidentified caller called a tip line to say Tad Cummins, 50, and his 15-year-old female student, Elizabeth Thomas, had “taken up residence in a cabin in Cecilville, California,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh Devine said at a Thursday afternoon press conference. »

- Greg Hanlon, Harriet Sokmensuer, Adam Carlson and Elaine Aradillas

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Reappearing Fireflies: Bruce Baillie in Vienna

20 March 2017 8:20 PM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Bruce Baillie. Courtesy of Lux. The first time he saw Bruce Baillie, a fiery Peter Kubelka recounted in front of an amused audience at the Austrian Film Museum, the American filmmaker was pulling off a headstand in a classroom before taking his students out on the campus to collect garbage. In the filmmaking of Baillie and his organization Canyon Cinema, which was showcased from January 30 to February 3 in five programs curated by Garbiñe Ortega, ideas of life and community are transformed into sounds, colors and film. Sometimes those ideas exceed the films. As Mr. Baillie has put it himself in an interview with Richard Corliss in 1971, “I always felt that I brought as much truth out of the environment as I could, but I’m tired of coming out of. . . . I want everybody really lost, and I want us all to be at home there. Something like that. Actually I am not interested in that, »

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‘Queer Dance Party’ Kicks Off Inaugural with Protest Outside VP-Elect Mike Pence’s DC Home

19 January 2017 9:08 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bearing rainbow flags and blasting Beyoncé tunes, about 200 protesters marched and shimmied toward Vice President-elect Mike Pence‘s temporary home in northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night to send a message of unity.

The “Queer Dance Party” was organized by the groups Werk for Peace and #J20Disrupt, which have planned a variety of protest events in the days leading to the inauguration of Pence and President-elect Donald Trump.

“Dance is so integral to the queer community as a form of self-expression and a form of asserting our power and our beauty and our love for one another,” Firas Nasr, »

- Stephanie Petit

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