| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:26 PM
While much of the classical music world is immersed in honoring the bicentennials of Verdi and Wagner, another composer anniversary of signal importance, the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten, is jostling for attention this year.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
NEW YORK — Berry Gordy, the man who discovered Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells (and on and on), was a peerless record producer when it came to handpicking talent and building careers. But Berry Gordy, the...
| Jul 14, 2013
Single tickets to the Ferguson Center for the Arts' 2013-2014 season go on sale to the general public Thursday, July 18.
Last month, the center announced a lineup of more than 40 shows plus a new distinguished speaker series. The artists coming to...
| Jul 9, 2013
Welcome to the dawn of 3-D printing.
As with the dawn of the computer, the dawn of the telephone and the dawn of the television, expect a period of confusion: What is 3-D printing, you will wonder. (Answer: The printing of solid objects, often from a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:34 PM
By Rebecca Massie Lane
Special to The Herald-Mail
Painter Brad Clever of Chambersburg, Pa., won Best of Show at the 81st annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition for his oil on wood panel painting, “Milk Glass and Peppers.” His...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 12:04 PM
"The house still gives me the goose bumps," artist Martin Cushman said a couple years after moving in. "When I wake up, I see flamingos flying across the ceiling."
The flamingos are painted works of art — but, then, Cushman's whole house is one...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:39 AM
I'm sure some of you are already fighting the mobs of shoppers at the malls, but I want to ask you one more time to buy at least one gift from one of our galleries or working artists.
The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery (1470 Highland Ave., Melbourne; 321 259-...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:15 AM
If movie fans could vote on the Oscar for Best Actor, in 2011 it might have gone to one very funny master of improvisational acting. But fans can't weigh in, and Jean Dujardin, star of The Artist," took home the statuette. No offense to the French actor,...
| Nov 21, 2013
In 1966, Claes Oldenburg created the perfect 2013 comfort meal. Chances are, this was not his intention. He made a 10-foot-wide fried egg. It occupies the last gallery of “Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine,” the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The long Thanksgiving holiday is next week. Lots of family, lots of food and lots of reasons to get out of the house.
Festival of Trees wraps up
This is the last weekend for Festival of Trees at the Orlando Museum of Art. It's one of OMA's biggest...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
I skipped the recent "Lone Ranger" movie, even though nothing thrilled me more in childhood than the cry of "Hi Ho Silver" on the radio. I'm fascinated by the idea of Johnny Depp as Tonto — and that crow on his head. But these days, I'm fascinated...