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  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
      Check out festivals and events in October 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,...
  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Datebook: Punk design, Tokyo photos, paintings by Marsden Hartley

    Datebook: Punk design, Tokyo photos, paintings by Marsden Hartley
    The European years of a key American artist at LACMA, Japanese photography at the Getty, and an assortment of summer group shows that touch on everything from light to L.A. to rock 'n' roll. It’s happening all over our sun-baked metropolis:...
  • '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:...
  • 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...
  • Datebook: Artist comedy, a Chinatown bar rebuilt and everything Nagel

    Datebook: Artist comedy, a Chinatown bar rebuilt and everything Nagel
    The ladies of L.A.’s graffiti scene, a 1980s graphic icon, a defunct artist bar that gets new life, and two artists who examine the abandoned worker city tied to Chernobyl. There’s plenty to do while we pray to the heavens for rain. Here&...
  • 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...
  • Family-Friendly Exhibits

    Family-Friendly Exhibits
    STEWART NACHIMAS – WORKS ON PAPER – CAST PAPER WOODCUTS Through Aug. 23. These cast paper woodcuts reflect aspects of the artist’s life, transformed into bold, graphic images. The prints show him performing puppet shows, playing music...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...