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  • Frankie Knuckles, house music 'godfather,' dead at 59

    Frankie Knuckles, house music 'godfather,' dead at 59
    In Chicago, Frankie Knuckles was called the “godfather,” not because of any underworld connections, but because he helped build house – a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the ‘70s and ‘80s...
  • John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes

    John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes
    What can we expect when the "Pope of Trash" meets the "King of Kitsch"? John Waters, iconoclastic filmmaker, actor, artist and, yes, Pope of Trash, takes the stage at downtown Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater on Monday night to interview contemporary artist...
  • L.A. Chamber Orchestra to premiere Anna Clyne's 'Prince of Clouds'

     L.A. Chamber Orchestra to premiere Anna Clyne's 'Prince of Clouds'
    CHICAGO — When London-born Anna Clyne was 7, friends of her parents gave her family a piano with randomly missing keys. Undeterred, Clyne not only played that piano but by age 11 had written a few little songs for herself and a flute-playing friend....
  • Oscar-nominated hair and makeup artists make bad look good

    This year's Oscar nominees for makeup and hairstyling worked on three very different movies but they did have one thing in common: a knack for making healthy young actors look significantly closer to death. Using everything from detailed prosthetics...
  • Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys

     Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys
    Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms. Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
  • Ellicott City

    Plant sale Whipps Garden Cemetery will hold its annual plant sale Friday and Saturday, May 9-10, at First Lutheran Church, 3604 Chatham Road in Ellicott City. The sale will feature plants donated from the gardens of Howard County Master Gardeners. For...
  • Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives

    Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has completed the acquisition of 50 pieces donated by the late prominent arts and crafts collector Stephen Gray. The bequest is made up of early Gustav Stickley furniture, metalwork, prints and pottery selected by...
  • Artists return to MOCA board

    Artists return to MOCA board
    Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
  • Orlando Museum of Art hosts artist specializing in manhole covers

    Orlando Museum of Art hosts artist specializing in manhole covers
    When she learned that the theme was “Inside Out,” Bobbi Mastrangelo immediately thought of one thing: a manhole cover. “I was really interested in ‘Inside Out,’ the theme of it,” she said. “I had just done a big...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Top 10 perform amid tweet bromance

    Word of advice: Don't give Blake Shelton your personal cellphone number — unless you don't mind having him tweet it out to his 6 million followers. Because that's what he appeared to do to his fellow coach and bromantic sparring partner Adam...
  • Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center

     Surfboards on Parade collection to be unveiled at Art Center
    Bill Stewart and Wade Koniakowsky used chance to determine which of them would paint the front side of their board for the Surfboards on Parade exhibit in Huntington Beach. Still, by the time the public sees the board, any notion of "front" and "back"...