| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in December across the state.
Featured destination: Key West
Dec. 4-21: Key West 'Bight' Before Christmas, Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance for...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It's not that the house has good bones or bad bones, but that it has been nothing but bones — for nearly nine years.
Surrounded by a chain-link fence, decried by the neighbors and gawked at by passersby, the skeletal remains of 2810 E. 1st St....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The J. Paul Getty Museum’s newest acquisition, an 1881 Édouard Manet painting for which the museum paid more than $65 million, will go on view on Nov. 25.
The painting, “Spring (Le Printemps),” will hang with other Impressionist and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Trying to preserve Hong Kong’s protest art, the Smithsonian's newly unveiled plan to gussy up its campus, the word of the year and how college museums are big and getting bigger. Plus: The incredible story behind the needlepoint created by a young...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:34 PM
When the Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 hit the international airwaves in 2005 with its eponymous debut album, it quickly smashed early perceptions that it was just another reggaeton act.
Yes, the lyrics were bawdy, but they were also funny, smart and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Chicago's museums aren't the only homes to thought-provoking, inspiring and exceptional works of art.
Consider the bronze sculpture by Christopher Wool called "Untitled (2013)," which stands next to Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park. A temporary...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Smithsonian responds to the assault allegations against Bill Cosby, protesters find a new urban tool for making themselves heard, George Lucas’ museum is causing kerfuffles in Chicago and novelist Ursula K. Le Guin gives a giant Web retailer...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum famously obsesses over his large-scale, classical works, often repainting his canvases over and over again with the help of a small band of apprentices. Working in the Old Master style, his apprentices live and work with him,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:20 PM
For some, the holiday season can be more than just a celebration — it can be a chance to relive Christmases past.
"It's all about the learning experience," says Amanda Richardson of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:45 PM
On the surface, Taysir Batniji's installation at Barnsdall Park's Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery might seem like just another conceptual art gag: two walls full of what appear to be 60 plain, white pieces of paper displayed in plain white frames.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
“The Pope of Broadway” will be getting a face-lift.
The famed mural of actor Anthony Quinn, which artist Eloy Torrez painted in 1985 on the side of the Victor Clothing Building on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, looms over a parking lot...