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  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. is painted over

    Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. is painted over
    Despite an online campaign and intervention from the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, a mural in downtown Los Angeles for the indie rock band Foster the People has been painted over after the work ran afoul of preservation codes for the historic Santa Fe...
  • 'Spring Awakening' to get sign-language treatment by Deaf West

    'Spring Awakening' to get sign-language treatment by Deaf West
    Following innovative productions of musicals like "Pippin" and "Big River" that were performed simultaneously in English and American Sign Language, Deaf West Theatre in Los Angeles has set its sights on a more contemporary theatrical crowdpleaser:...
  • Industrial sludge from West Point paper mill and Smithfield Foods plant could end up on farmland

    Leftover waste from the RockTenn Co. paper mill in West Point, the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Isle of Wight and the Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Hanover County could end up on Central Virginia farmland, The Richmond Times-...
  • These US 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

    WASHINGTON East Carolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation. It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last...
  • Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera calling off fall season

    The Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera will be scrapping its fall seasons this year as the joint company works its way through financial issues. Leaders are deciding when regular performances will resume and are expected to make an announcement within...
  • Jo Ann Callis' photographs consistently compel at Rose Gallery

    Jo Ann Callis' photographs consistently compel at Rose Gallery
    Jo Ann Callis dates her introduction to photography to the early '70s, when she was a graduate student at UCLA. By 1977, the year she earned her MFA, she had made all of the work on view now at Rose Gallery: inquisitive, provocative images as compelling...
  • Rich array of 'Beautiful Ugly Things' at Garboushian Gallery

    Rich array of 'Beautiful Ugly Things' at Garboushian Gallery
    A small, misshapen relic of a human, "Pompeii Baby" squeezes the elemental affinity between human and earthly clay for all that it's worth. The sculpture, by Mitsuko Ikeno, reads as a concise tragedy. The truncated form is armless, its legs mere stumps....
  • Marina Abramovic Institute responds to critics of unpaid positions

    Marina Abramovic Institute responds to critics of unpaid positions
    Art blogger Jillian Steinhauer of Hyperallergic picked up on an intriguing series of job postings Thursday on the website for the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). The not-for-profit Marina Abramovic Institute foundation (MAI), established by...
  • Stepping delicately through a cryptic union at Samuel Freeman

    Stepping delicately through a cryptic union at Samuel Freeman
    The press release for "Standard Candles," a cooperative if not quite collaborative show by Andrew Cameron and Emilie Halpern, is spare, cryptic and precious, like the show itself. One passage is particularly telling of the show's tone, and rings true to...
  • Getting physical with clay and fiber at Marc Selwyn

    Getting physical with clay and fiber at Marc Selwyn
    The pairing of Brie Ruais and Anna Betbeze makes sense, even if their two-person show at Marc Selwyn is lopsided in terms of affecting depth. Both artists, based in New York, charge familiar materials with intense physicality. Ruais' substance of choice...