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  • Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit

    Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit
    Springfield, Mass., has seen better days. Many industrial cities that boomed during the 19th century are like that. A new exhibit at Springfield Museums turns the timeclock back to the city's Victorian-era glory days and gives that era a bizarre, sci-fi...
  • Poetry Month events continue

    Poetry Month events continue
    The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area. You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Find yourself in your creations

    "…it's in the act of making things and doing our work that we figure out who we are." — Austin Kleon, "Steal Like an Artist" The young mockingbird on top of the pole scolded in sharp, berating tones before swooping down and then back up to...
  • Arts Commission picks 'Eternal Legacy' to honor officers

    Arts Commission picks 'Eternal Legacy' to honor officers
    The Laguna Beach Arts Commission has recommended a piece by two local artists who have a track record of creating public art to commemorate two police officers who died in the line of duty. Commissioners voted Monday to recommend a work by Gerard...
  • Polasek Museum hosts 6th Winter Park Paint Out

     Polasek Museum hosts 6<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Winter Park Paint Out
    The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens will host its sixth annual Winter Park Paint Out beginning Sunday, April 20. Twenty-five "plein air" artists from across the nation will be painting throughout Winter Park and Central Florida, capturing local...
  • Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting

    Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting
    Richard Brunton was a Connecticut artist who engraved his way not only into the homes of the wealthy with his prestigious prints during the time of the American Revolution, but also into the notorious Old New-Gate Prison where he lived after being...
  • Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC

    Krista Bremer's cross-cultural journey began on a North Carolina jogging path, where the one-time California surfer girl met a scientist from Libya who romanced her and swept her away. Bremer, one of the authors at this weekend's Los Angeles Times...
  • Cannes 2014: Gosling, Carell and Kristen Stewart headed to fest

    A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs. Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...
  • Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen

    Review: At LACMA's 'Helen Pashgian,' step back and watch magic happen
    Snobs often say that it’s wrong to stroll through a museum without stopping to study a single work of art. They have a point -- today we tend to do things too quickly. But there’s more than one way to look at great art, and scrutinizing...
  • Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history

    Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history
    Samantha Hill awaits your input. And awaits. Then awaits some more. "I think people know I'm here," she said on a recent afternoon, not sounding all that certain. She laughed nervously. The Hyde Park Art Center was quiet. Hill, who is 39 and...
  • Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA

    Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA
    The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...