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  • 'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

    'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum
    For once, being late paid off. Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was uncharacteristically serene on a recent Friday evening as about 100 guests mingled in the majestic lobby sipping cocktails. The Dutch national art and history museum was open after-hours...
  • South Coast Repertory gets second Time Warner grant to develop new work

    South Coast Repertory gets second Time Warner grant to develop new work
    South Coast Repertory, known for its prolific commissioning of new works by both emerging and established writers, now has more firepower behind it. The Time Warner Foundation has awarded the Tony-winning theater company with a two-year, $150,000 grant....
  • Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' model dies at 92

    Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' model dies at 92
    Mary Doyle Keefe was a 19-year-old telephone operator in Arlington, Vt., when in 1943 she posed as a model for Norman Rockwell, her neighbor. She sat only twice for the painter, earning $5 a session. But her image as "Rosie the Riveter," the symbol of...
  • Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.

    Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing a 12.2% spending increase for the Department of Cultural Affairs, which would receive the biggest boost during what has been a very lean, recession-...
  • 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?...
  • 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 Bj√∂rk 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...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February 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) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts

    Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts
    Theater, shows & concerts FROM WITHIN AND WITHOUT: THE HISTORY OF HAITIAN PHOTOGRAPHY. June 21-Sept. 13. Work by 20 photographers, as well as studio archives, family snapshots and photojournalist’s works. Exhibition includes photographs before...