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  • Taysir Batniji's ghostly carvings at Barnsdall recall fallen brother

    Taysir Batniji's ghostly carvings at Barnsdall recall fallen brother
    On the surface, Taysir Batniji's installation at Barnsdall Park's Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery might seem like just another conceptual art gag: two walls full of what appear to be 60 plain, white pieces of paper displayed in plain white frames. But...
  • NaNoWriMo: Lots of local events

    NaNoWriMo: Lots of local events
    Hampton Roads wrimos, the name given to people participating in the National Novel Writing Month challenge, are busy getting preparing for the stint that is NaNoWriMo. Beginning Nov. 1, they will write 1,667 words a day. NaNoWriMo is an annual challenge...
  • Anthony Quinn 'Pope of Broadway' mural to get restored

    Anthony Quinn 'Pope of Broadway' mural to get restored
    “The Pope of Broadway” will be getting a face-lift. The famed mural of actor Anthony Quinn, which artist Eloy Torrez painted in 1985 on the side of the Victor Clothing Building on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, looms over a parking lot...
  • Probing the legacy of the motorcycle jacket

    Personal protection was the big attraction of the first motorcycle jackets, which early 20th-century riders donned as indispensable body armor. But despite the advantages of these full-length steerhide and horsehide coats in terms of function, it wasn't...
  • Do candidates' debates affect your vote?

  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling

    Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling
    Tickets are now on sale for the Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for the Orlando Science Center and its youth programs, on Nov. 5. The event is known for its throwback style, with attendees encouraged to wear animal prints or go with full-on caveman/...
  • Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle
    Chicago’s arts and festivals chief on Wednesday defended last summer’s money-losing Taste of Chicago festival along with the first-time Great Chicago Fire Festival that culminated in a flame-out that disappointed tens of thousands of...
  • BOGO deals with Summer Savings Card expire Tuesday

    BOGO deals with Summer Savings Card expire Tuesday
    This terrific offer is coming to an end  and I wanted to remind you about it. Score 50 percent off things to do on land and sea with the Super Summer Savings Pass from Sunny.org. The card, available online or by mail from the Fort Lauderdale...
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    WANTED: Photographers | Writers | Cartoonists | Reviewers | Feature Writers | Illustrators | Bloggers | Office Externs Students must attend or call in to at least one meeting a month and occasional training sessions. You must be a high school...
  • Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making

    Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making
    It's not very often that an artist talk sells out with the swiftness of a high-profile pop concert. But that was the case for a highly anticipated talk between artist Kara Walker, who is known for her phantasmagoric cut-paper installations, and...
  • Banksy's Haight Street Rat scampers down to U.S. Bank Tower in L.A.

    Banksy's Haight Street Rat scampers down to U.S. Bank Tower in L.A.
    Banksy’s famous beret-clad Haight Street Rat on the exterior of a San Francisco bed-and-breakfast was relocated Wednesday to the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, where it will be on view in the lobby for two months, building manager...