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  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
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  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Keen observations flow through Andrew Holmes' drawings, videos

    Keen observations flow through Andrew Holmes' drawings, videos
    One of the best exhibitions now on view in Los Angeles occupies the partially built-out corner of a concrete building that resembles a multi-level parking structure being converted into loft-style offices. At the corner of La Brea Avenue and 4th Street,...
  • Animal Charm animates with 'Hot Shot Tuscan II'

    Animal Charm animates with 'Hot Shot Tuscan II'
    Twenty years ago, when Rich Bott and Jim Fetterley were students at the Art Institute of Chicago, they teamed up to form Animal Charm. They have been collaborating ever since, their recent pieces combining digital projections and homemade objects. At...
  • Deep sense of mystery pervades Peter Zokosky's paintings

    Deep sense of mystery pervades Peter Zokosky's paintings
    Peter Zokosky’s portraits of puppets, babies and fish get visitors involved with creatures we would ordinarily overlook or go out of our way to avoid. At Koplin del Rio Gallery, the L.A. artist’s 18 paintings, each neatly set in a handmade...
  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September 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 Aug. 29-31: Central Florida Film...
  • Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now

    Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now
    Indie pop band Foster the People’s downtown Los Angeles mural, which was set to be whitewashed Monday morning, has been saved, at least temporarily. The mural was supposed to be removed after the band’s permission for the public artwork...
  • Google's wrong information about MOCA misleads museum-goers

    Google's wrong information about MOCA misleads museum-goers
    Mark Twain wrote that there were three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics." The 21st century version, as L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art and some of its patrons are finding out, might be "lies, damned lies, and algorithms" -- as in...
  • Family-Friendly Exhibits

    Family-Friendly Exhibits
    ALIEN INVASION NIGHTS AT THE MUSEUM July 25. Make your own Galaxy Goo and learn about the solar system, the night sky, galaxies and the universe with fun hands-on activities. Explore interactive science craftsexhibits, planetarium shows and a chance to...