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  • 'In the Boom Boom Room' piles on misery with unrelenting punch

    'In the Boom Boom Room' piles on misery with unrelenting punch
    2Cents Theatre has taken on David Rabe's seldom-revived early play "In the Boom Boom Room" (1972), the trippy, choleric story of a Philadelphia woman’s degradation. The play can’t exactly be considered a cautionary tale, since even 40...
  • Win tickets to see Chris Young by liking the TidewaterBiz Facebook page

    Win tickets to see Chris Young by liking the TidewaterBiz Facebook page
    TidewaterBiz is giving away five four-packs of tickets to the Chris Young concert in Chesapeake on July 17. Simply like TidewaterBiz's Facebook page to be entered in a drawing. Share with your friends and colleagues. Read this and other business news...
  • 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; Florida residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
  • Worth a GPS detour? Visitors report on the Mojave's 'Social Pool'

    Worth a GPS detour? Visitors report on the Mojave's 'Social Pool'
    They went, they saw, they sat in a tiny, white pool in the middle of the Mojave. The first visitors to "Social Pool," artist Alfredo Barsuglia's mini-pool/social experiment/piece of conceptual sculpture, have returned from their desert journeys with...
  • Vermeer painting 'Saint Praxedis' sells for more than $10 million

    A painting attributed to 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer sold at an auction in London for $10.7 million (6.2 million pounds) on Tuesday. "Saint Praxedis," which depicts the female Christian saint, comes with a dramatic back story, including a...
  • Albert Oehlen's abstractions raise thorny questions at Gagosian

    Albert Oehlen's abstractions raise thorny questions at Gagosian
    Albert Oehlen’s paintings start with skepticism. Doubt runs deep in the German’s abstractions, which take nothing for granted and raise thorny questions about such intimate subjects as Oehlen’s own abilities and legitimacy as an artist...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • Datebook: Japanese tattoos, kimono and an African American collection

    Datebook: Japanese tattoos, kimono and an African American collection
    The Fourth of July is upon us (not to mention the last week or so of the World Cup), which means the next few days will likely be filled with hot dogs, beer and illegal fireworks. But that doesn't mean that the artsies aren't doing their thing. We've...
  • Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates

    Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates
    Morgan Peck's ceramic sculptures at Jancar Jones are modest in scale and hardly radical in reach, but there's something fearless and free about them that is deeply appealing. Two unglazed stoneware pillars (16 and 17 inches tall) stand at just the...
  • Here's what's up in Indy

    Here's what's up in Indy
    "This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it." There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
  • Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs

    Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs
    Video games take on mental illness, a death metal band plays in a box until it runs out of oxygen and Brad Pitt's architectural foundation focuses on houses for American Indians. All this, plus a walk down memory lane of vintage reviews covering Jeff...