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Arts and Culture

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  • L.A. Islam Arts Initiative to open shows at Barnsdall

    L.A. Islam Arts Initiative to open shows at Barnsdall
    Artist Amitis Motevalli, who grew up in Los Angeles' El Sereno neighborhood after her family immigrated from Tehran in 1977, recalls pronounced racism, particularly in the early 1980s, after the Iran hostage crisis. “We had privileges my friends...
  • Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle
    Chicago’s arts and festivals chief on Wednesday defended last summer’s money-losing Taste of Chicago festival along with the first-time Great Chicago Fire Festival that culminated in a flame-out that disappointed tens of thousands of...
  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling

    Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling
    Tickets are now on sale for the Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for the Orlando Science Center and its youth programs, on Nov. 5. The event is known for its throwback style, with attendees encouraged to wear animal prints or go with full-on caveman/...
  • Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule

    Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule
    A lecture by famed Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit on Dec. 3 — and performances from Dec. 3-21 of "The Timekeepers," the award-winning drama by Dan Clancy — highlight the 2014-15 Sylvia & Jerry Wolens Calendar of Cultural Arts...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: New fitness offering at The Breakers Ocean Fitness will debut as The Breakers’ flagship fitness offering in early December. A 6,000 sq. ft., indoor/outdoor oceanfront...
  • Do candidates' debates affect your vote?

  • Probing the legacy of the motorcycle jacket

    Personal protection was the big attraction of the first motorcycle jackets, which early 20th-century riders donned as indispensable body armor. But despite the advantages of these full-length steerhide and horsehide coats in terms of function, it wasn't...
  • Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'

    Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'
    Michael Kutza sliced through the crush with a smile. It's what he has done for decades. Well-wishers, sponsors, staffers, friends, filmmakers, moviegoers, people who say Chicago would be a culturally poorer place without him and people who say he's an...
  • Tri-County Ongoing Events

    Tri-County Ongoing Events
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BASS BABIES Tuesdays. Children 2-4 and their caretakers interact with art through themed songs, gallery activities and art projects. Only one caregiver per child is allowed. 10-11:30 a.m., Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • 'Radical Cities': 3 lessons from Latin America's activist architects

    'Radical Cities': 3 lessons from Latin America's activist architects
    Anyone following the architectural profession at the turn of the millennium might be forgiven for thinking that it was all about splashy icons: Frank Gehry's undulating titanium sails in Bilbao and Los Angeles, Norman Foster's naughty-looking Gherkin in...