| Jan 30, 2014
Should I feel honored or just old to have lived through a golden age of animation, a time when Saturday-morning cartoons were a ritual for pajama-clad kids across America? I loved it when Bugs Bunny would sing "On with the show, this is it," followed by a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:14 PM
One of the first things Deborah F. Rutter said in April 2003 after she had just been announced as president-elect of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association was: “I pride myself on being a good listener.”
Fresh from 11 years as...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Somehow, someway, if you could know of all the ugly moments, questionable acts and transgressions (both large and small) committed by everyone who has ever written a novel, painted a masterpiece, conducted an orchestra or starred in an Oscar-winning...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:51 AM
February is Mardi Gras time, so wear your beads to the First Friday Art Walk in the historic Eau Gallie Arts District area of Melbourne. The street party, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7, has a Mardi Gras theme with jazz, food, drinks and more. Check out the latest...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Some homes are hard to explain.
Consider the home near the corner of Western and Chase avenues in Rogers Park. The house itself is easy enough to describe, but what's inside is knotty, melancholy and not cleanly understood. The house is a tan brick...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:08 AM
This is my 12th end-of-the-year and best-of-the-year column. When I started writing for the Sentinel, our local art scene was sparse and about the only way to find out about an event was word of mouth, maybe a notice on a coffeehouse bulletin board....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:38 AM
There's lots going on this Friday in Mount Dora. It's a lovely time of year to stroll what I think is one of the most lovely towns in Florida.
The second Friday Art Stroll is 6-8 p.m., with shops, galleries and restaurants participating. Stop by the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Chicago jazz presenters have wasted no time in launching the New Year, with significant bookings already crowding the calendar.
Among the highlights for the next several evenings
Roy Hargrove: The most popular Chicago jazz club engagement of the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Start the new year with seeing art at various "first" events in Orlando, Melbourne and New Smyrna Beach. You may even want to kick off 2014 by making your own art.
3 to see
•Orlando: Drop by FAVO on Friday, 5-9 p.m., and check out the art, music,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The most spectacular art happening this week is the third annual Night of Fire on Saturday at the Crealde School of Art in Winter Park. In just three hours, 5-8 p.m., you can watch a bronze sculpture pour, a raku ceramic firing and demonstrations of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A few months before Michelle Grabner presided over the final details of the prestigious 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art here, a white Buick LeSabre plowed into the side of her small art gallery in Oak Park. This was back in the...