| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The circle of artists and writers around Bay Area painter Jess Collins and his lifelong romantic partner, poet Robert Duncan, didn't have a memorable name or a specific program. But it was to San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s something of what the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
American Film Institute, Los Angeles
Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After a lifetime of drawing in two dimensions, the ability to lift a pen off paper and watch the line follow straight up is wondrous.
So say teenagers who helped test drive the new $99 3Doodler, billed as the world's first 3-D printing pen.
| May 3, 2014
| 8:22 PM
In time he would become a movie producer whose films included such hits as "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games" and "Invictus."
But in 1944 Mace Neufeld was a 16-year-old high school senior who loved to take pictures, and thanks to a bit of...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Thatgamecompany is ready to go off on its own journey.
After being incubated within Sony Santa Monica Studio and producing three games for the PlayStation Network, including the award-winning "Journey," the company will self-publish its next title for...
| May 30, 2014
These days, when you read about photography in Detroit, too often it's about "ruin porn" — images that seem to revel in the lost glory of abandoned and decaying buildings. You'll find none of that in "Bill Rauhauser: 20th Century Photography in...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art took the next step in rebuilding its staff and programming, appointing Helen Molesworth of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston as its new chief curator.
A scholar, art writer and curator, Molesworth has been at ICA/...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With "National Gallery," documentary helmer Frederick Wiseman expands his focus from chronicling the day-to-day of U.S. institutions to include the famous London art museum. It is his third film to play in Cannes, after "The Last Letter" and "Boxing Gym."...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Each year, a unique piece of artwork is commissioned to mark the Printers Row Lit Fest. It is used on the cover of the Chicago Tribune's special section about the Lit Fest and on posters announcing the book fair.
For this year's Lit Fest poster, which...