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  • 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-...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • Weeks of Columbia events planned in honor of Rouse

    Weeks of Columbia events planned in honor of Rouse
    How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved? That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
  • 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...
  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
  • 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...
  • Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art

    Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art
    The wolf's stare is mesmerizing, almost hypnotic. Winter Park sophomore Emily Nix brought the picture to life through the point of her pencil. She drew it last summer after finding a photo through a Google search. "Drawing brings me happiness," Nix...
  • S. Florida's Nicole Henry to jazz up Fort Lauderdale on April 24

    S. Florida's Nicole Henry to jazz up Fort Lauderdale on April 24
    South Florida jazz and soul star Nicole Henry is happy to be home this week, with two events planned at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. As part of the Venetian Arts Society "Up Close & Personal" series, Henry is staging a salon concert at 7:30 p.m....