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  • Julia Wolfe's 'Anthracite Fields' wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music

    Julia Wolfe's 'Anthracite Fields' wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music
    Julia Wolfe has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music for her folk-classical hybrid work "Anthracite Fields.” The piece was given its premiere in April 2014 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the...
  • Scene: Moravian Historical Society taps into UK culture

    The Moravian Historical Society celebrated its 9th annual "Share the Heritage" dinner and auction at the Hotel Bethlehem on April 10. This year's event focused on Moravian history and culture in the United Kingdom. The event set records for attendance and...
  • What is butoh dance and why is it like this?

     What is butoh dance and why is it like this?
    Dance is a foreign language to, well, most Americans. Many scorn even the most popular form, story ballets — call it the "men in tights" syndrome. People who see dance, but seldom, tend to say they don't know what it "means." Who does, really?...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April 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) April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Roundup: Drought shaming, Gehry's Facebook campus, an art flame war

    Museum patrons who don’t pay up, an art critical flame war, learning from the Björk debacle and inhabiting Frank Gehry’s new Facebook campus. Plus: missing works of art, the growing L.A. gallery scene, architecture that filters water, and...
  • Stories from opposite sides of the globe collide in Touchstone's 'Journey from the East"

    Stories from opposite sides of the globe collide in Touchstone's 'Journey from the East"
    Sun Wukong is a mischievous monkey king from Chinese mythology. Roy "The Mule" Madsen is an imaginary gunslinger from America's mythic Wild West. In Touchstone's new play, "Journey from the East," the two stories from opposite sides of the globe come...
  • The Tao of Takei: Internet wisdom from George Takei's new series

    The Tao of Takei: Internet wisdom from George Takei's new series
    George Takei’s Web TV series, “It Takeis Two,” debuted on Tuesday on the actor’s YouTube channel. It’s a parody scripted "reality series" about life — at home and online — with husband Brad Takei. Think a gay,...
  • Clermont offers smorgasbord of youth art, culture events

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership will sponsor the "Clermont Youth Art & Culture Fest" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9 in downtown. The event will feature vendors, exhibits, demonstrations and workshops for youth from preschool to high school. Some of the...
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2015 art awards

    American Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2015 art awards
    The American Academy of Arts and Letters -- an organization whose founding members include Henry James, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- announced its 2015 award recipients in art on Thursday. The nine established and emerging artists were...
  • Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India

    Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India
    MIDDLETOWN — Russell Library is planning a series of events over the next month to celebrate the Indian heritage of city residents. This year is the third year of cultural celebrations at the library, following its celebration of Middletown's...
  • Björked: Jerry Saltz burns his MoMA press pass and more artsy discontent

    There are pile-ons. And then there are pile-ons involving Spandex, face-paint and atomic knee drops.  The retrospective devoted to the career of the singer, composer and musician Björk at the Museum of Modern Art has generated a full-on media smack down...