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  • Review: Itzhak Perlman at the Civic Opera House

     Review: Itzhak Perlman at the Civic Opera House
    There are less appropriate venues in the city in which to hold a violin recital than the Civic Opera House. Wrigley Field, for example, or the United Center. But the Opera House is problematic enough. Which would explain why Itzhak Perlman had never...
  • Art Institute taking its work outside this summer

    Art Institute taking its work outside this summer
    Washington crossing the Eisenhower? “Nighthawks” at the bus stop? Come August, American art will be meeting the public in public, with such possible combinations as Grant Wood's “American Gothic” on a subway poster, a Frank Lloyd...
  • Peninsula art teachers showcase talent

    Peninsula art teachers showcase talent
    You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil. Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...
  • No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets

    No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets
    This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut. This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
  • Annual Doggie Art Festival, rescue event is April 13 in Winter Park

    Annual Doggie Art Festival, rescue event is April 13 in Winter Park
    The 11th Annual Doggie Art Festival, a fundraiser for animal rescue and a celebration of our love of animals, will be Sunday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in North Central Park in Winter Park. It features pet-related artists, vendors and adoption...
  • Full Lollapalooza 2014 lineup showcases festival veterans

    Full Lollapalooza 2014 lineup showcases festival veterans
    Outkast and Calvin Harris will join Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Skrillex as headliners Aug. 1-3 at Lollapalooza. If that sounds a bit familiar, it should — five of the six top acts have played Lollapalooza before. The latter four acts...
  • Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'

    Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'
    When Washington Post writer Wil Haygood met the late Eugene Allen in 2008, his intent was to write a feature story tied to the country's election of its first black president, then-senator Barack Obama. The result was his feature story "A Butler Well...
  • Lytle, Jacobs At Art Happy Hour

    Lytle, Jacobs At Art Happy Hour
    ArtSpot!, the art-inspired happy hour sponsored by Arts Council of Greater New Haven, will be Thursday, March 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fred Giampietro Gallery, 315 Peck St. in New Haven. The art on view at the time will be work by Richard Lytle and...
  • Iceland, a hot destination

    Iceland, a hot destination
    Iceland's remote location and harsh climate aren't exactly welcoming. But its striking scenery, draped with glaciers and punctuated by craggy peaks and steamy geysers -- coupled with Icelandair's fare incentives -- make this destination increasingly...
  • Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits

    Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits
    Actors have their Oscars. Musicians, their Grammys. But for nonprofits throughout Central Florida, the biggest honor is a 13-inch statuette of Mickey Mouse — and the nice, fat check from Disney that comes with it. Walt Disney World Resort passed...
  • Where does the South begin?

    Ever wonder just where the South starts? I used to think I knew: at the bottom of Cantrell Hill here in little old Little Rock, Ark., for every morning I leave the highlands and pines, and wind on downtown, where the hardwoods and Dixie start. It starts...