Category: Arts & Culture

Island Connections: Spotify Enters The Metaverse Via Gaming Platform

By Jonathan Hobbs Spotify is developing an official virtual presence on the game platform Roblox. The launch marks the company’s entry into the metaverse industry. The name of Spotify’s presence on Roblox is “Spotify Island.” Through this interactive universe, the corporation intends to “create a place where fans can connect and create new songs together,

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Cannes Film Festival Enters The Metaverse

By Michelle D. Madsen Brut., Cannes’ new official media partner, is bringing the world’s largest film festival to the metaverse. The French festival’s famous backdrop will be recreated digitally in Epic Games’ hit videogame Fortnite. It lets gamers experience the Cannes Film Festival through the eyes of three different characters: a journalist who conducts interviews;

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Sensorium Partnership To Produce Art Metaverse Initiatives

By Michelle D. Madsen Sensorium, a major metaverse developer, has announced a strategic alliance with the Humanity 2.0 Foundation, leveraging the latest artificial intelligence, virtual reality (VR) and non-fungible token (NFT) solutions. An NFT is a digital property, such as an online article, image or video, that has been issued a unique identity, allowing it

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‘Summer Of Soul’ Oscar Winner Bembry-Kaintuck’s Star Is On The Rise

By Lem Satterfield Ashley Bembry-Kaintuck is enjoying her own winning season. The filmmaker celebrated the debut release on March 14 of the documentary “On & Coppin,” which she co-directed with her father, renowned sports journalist Jerry Bembry. She also attended the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, where she won an Oscar for her work as

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Scent Back: Süskind’s Perfume Could Come To Life As German Scientists Recreate Smells From The Past

By Georgina Jadikovskaall Fans of the novel “Perfume” by German author Patrick Süskind may one day be able to experience some of the pong and stench of the 18th-century world he described as scientists have revealed plans to recreate odors of the past. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

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Makuyo’s SIIKA Herb + Honey Honors Her Matriarchs By Intermingling Taste And Tradition

By Lem Satterfield Healing is a gratifying nectar to Makuyo, for whom honey serves as the foundation of  SIIKA Herb + Honey Co. A devotee to the thick, golden liquid’s “vast healing properties,” Makuyo is a creative alchemist who believes “infusing herbs with honey allows us to signify that healing can be so sweet.” Makuyo

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