| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years.
Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:40 PM
An art installation of 26 life-size human sculptures at Grant Park was vandalized overnight when graffiti taggers left their signatures on 18 of the statues.
The public art exhibition titled "Borders" are on loan from Icelandic artist Steinunn...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
CANNES - "Calvary," "Byzantium" and "Philomena" were the biggest winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin, with each film taking three awards.
Guests at the event, which was hosted by the Irish Film and Television Academy, included...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened.
Instead, the remarks...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Henri Matisse spent his final decades largely confined to a wheelchair, having been weakened by cancer surgery at age 72. But the renowned French artist didn't allow his physical condition to slow his prodigious output. In fact, he embarked on one of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The first time Linda Lawler spoke to Jacky she expected their conversation to be somber — sad, even.
Instead, she was taken by the joy and hope beaming from the young woman, whose real name and age are not being used to protect her privacy....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Pamela Martinez approached Sarina Shohet with a proposition late last year.
"I said to Sarina, 'Can I give you a really difficult assignment?'" Martinez recalled. "She said, 'Yes.'"
Students in Martinez's Advanced Placement art class at Irvine-based...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Regeneration is a key part of nature, so perhaps it's fitting that the art display at Irvine Valley College's new Life Sciences building arose out of discarded materials.
When school officials, Irvine Chamber of Commerce members and others gather on...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Positioned in the breezeway between the Newport Beach City Council chambers and community room, just to the side of the main thoroughfare, a fabricated piece of metal lies fastened to the ground.
It's the only outdoor sculpture at the Civic Center,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego has chosen the firm of architect Annabelle Selldorf to head a multimillion-dollar expansion that is expected to triple the size of the museum's location in La Jolla.
Selldorf, based in New York, has worked for...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
To call the sandy-haired Terry Cannon a baseball fan is to damn with faint praise. He's a baseball obsessive. But Cannon is no Rain Man with batting averages, career wins and losses, and career RBIs rolling around in his head. He's fascinated with the...