| 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-...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:31 PM
The bigger Drake gets, the more turmoil he feels. Or, in the immortal words of the late Notorious B.I.G., “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.”
Well, boo-hoo, right? It’s difficult to feel sorry for a guy who has had three straight...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:39 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
Lady Gaga – what a tease.
By calling her new album "Artpop" (Streamline/Interscope), Lady Gaga strives to place herself in the middle of a long, disruptive tradition: the multimedia synthesis of Bjork,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
With the cooler weather comes more outdoor art happenings such as the Mount Dora in the Fall Plein Air Paint Out, which begins Saturday in and around the picturesque Lake County city.
Various artists will be painting sunrise to sunset all week, until...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:38 PM
LOS CABOS, Mexico — Much of what you need to know about Cabo San Lucas happens during the first weekend of October.
It's Sammy Hagar's birthday.
Yes, that Sammy Hagar, the second-best singer Van Halen ever had and the rock 'n' roll wordsmith...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:38 PM
LOS CABOS, Mexico — "Cabo" generally is thought of as one destination at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, but in truth, there is no single "Cabo."
What sits at the rocky, sun-baked meeting of the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The Maitland Art Center (231 W. Packwood, Maitland, 407-539-2181) continues its Summer Concert Series on Friday with an "unplugged" version of classic rock favorites — and some current tunes — performed by The Loria Brothers. In addition to...