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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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:...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • REDCAT New Original Works Festival

    There is only one thing I can tell you for sure about this week’s program, the second of three, for the New Original Works Festival at REDCAT. It won’t be like last week’s.  Or next week’s.  The festival is of emerging works by...
  • Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

    In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening, who'...
  • 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...
  • How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'

    My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...