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  • 35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives

    35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives
    Everybody has heard of the actor Will Smith. Most will know of his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Some will know that she was trained at the Baltimore School for the Arts, now celebrating its 35th anniversary. She is but one of many successful...
  • Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer

    Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer
    It's not the sort of thing you generally see in a museum: a comfortable easy chair, a working TV set turned to an afternoon talk show on which "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" mom Kris Jenner is making salsa and talking about her boob jobs.  But this...
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan on 'Winter Sleep' and Learning to Love Boring Movies

    To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie bearing the somnambulant title "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored. "To be bored is not important," he says...
  • Tokyo Intl. Film Fest Unveils Competition Section, New Samurai Award

    TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled its lineup for its 27th edition, unspooling Oct. 23-31, at a presser today in Tokyo. The 15-film Competition section includes five world premieres, nine Asian premieres and one international...
  • Quentin Tarantino at LACMA Gala: L.A. Should Be Movie Capital of the World

    The Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art held its fourth annual Art and Film Gala on Saturday evening, with A-list talent and moguls stepping in from the brisk November temps for one of the starriest bashes of the fall. The Gucci-sponsored event, which...
  • Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more

    Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more
    The Hammer Museum announced on Wednesday exhibition plans for winter and spring that include the first L.A. solo show for Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and the first American show for the London-based Heatherwick architecture studio. Another first:...
  • At Penn, students can get credit for 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

    Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled "Wasting Time on the Internet," will require its students to spend...
  • Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter

     Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter
    This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport. But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the...
  • 3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram

    3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram
    The Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday moved a 3,700-pound carved granite bench up to its new perch at 8,500 feet on a patio at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway high above the desert city. It may be "one of the few pieces of public art at this...
  • 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail

    'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail
    When Henri Matisse (1869-1954) finished his breakthrough painting "The Joy of Life," he was 36. A new century was just getting underway, and he flung open a door to an artistic adventure that would occupy him for almost 50 years. The escapade took a...
  • 'The Theory of Everything' Premieres in New York to Tears

    Focus Features "The Theory of Everything" hosted its U.S. premiere at MoMA on Monday night, and there wasn't a dry eye in the house following the screening of the Stephen Hawking biopic starring Eddie Redmayne. Guests included Redmayne, Felicity Jones...