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  • Datebook: Digital art before GIFs, Afrofuturistic paintings, more

    Datebook: Digital art before GIFs, Afrofuturistic paintings, more
    Afrofuturistic works by an L.A. painter, performance in downtown, stepping back from the 3-D craze to take in digital art from the 1960s and a memorial for a museum. Here’s what we’ve got in the art hopper: Mark Steven Greenfield, “...
  • Game of Thrones books are engaging, epic

    Game of Thrones books are engaging, epic
    Known as The Game of Thrones, the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series includes “A Game of Thrones,” “A Clash of Kings,” “A Storm of Swords,” “A Feast for Crows,” “A Dance with Dragons,”...
  • 'Born of Illusion' is entertaining but not enchanting

    'Born of Illusion' is entertaining but not enchanting
    "Born of Illusion" presents a fresh peek into 1920s America, complete with flappers, booze and, surprisingly, a heavy dose of magic. Author Teri Brown crafts a tale aimed at readers interested in both fantasy and historical fiction, effectively bridging...
  • Roundup: Wonder Woman, LaBeouf; plus Giuliani, video game defender

    Roundup: Wonder Woman, LaBeouf; plus Giuliani, video game defender
    A certain cross-dressing, former New York City mayor defends a video game company, looters are busted at the Four Corners, images of the drought and a history of Wonder Woman. Plus, Sherlock wallpapers and digitally rendered museums. There is some...
  • Music Center marks 50th anniversary with rededication ceremony

    Music Center marks 50th anniversary with rededication ceremony
    Live performances are ephemeral, no matter how brilliant. The Music Center’s 50th Anniversary Civic Rededication Ceremony on Wednesday showed that philanthropic civic-mindedness can have more palpable staying power. The proceedings in front of the...
  • 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, Daytona Beach,...
  • Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants

    Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants
    The DuPage Children's Museum may be eligible for grant money from Naperville despite being bailed out by the city several years ago. City councilmen gave preliminary approval to a remove the portion of the museum's lease that prohibits it from...
  • Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo

    Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo
    Tig Notaro’s 2012 stand-up set at Largo in Los Angeles is now the stuff of comedy legend: That night Notaro revealed to the audience that she had Stage 2, bilateral breast cancer. She then brilliantly spun the life-altering news into a candid but...
  • 5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'

    5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'
    A comic made with mylar that contains no words or figures. A detailed graphic memoir of a father's grisly death. Moody blue paintings in comics form. The annual compendium "The Best American Comics" was just released this week by Houghton Mifflin...
  • A lively dance by Pia Fries

    A lively dance by Pia Fries
    Five large and five small new paintings on wood panel by Swiss artist Pia Fries are lush in the extreme. The abstractions begin in an unexpected place, with silk-screen fragments that derive from Baroque prints. But they hardly look old-fashioned. Fries...
  • Should parents spank their children?

    Should parents spank their children?
    When your 3-year-old is throwing a tantrum in the supermarket or has poured his milk all over the floor, the urge to spank may be overwhelming. If you’ve ever given in to that urge, you’re not alone; research shows that up to 90 percent of...