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  • Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?

    Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?
    Valery Gergiev is the major conductor today for whom the most superlatives apply. He is commonly hailed as Russia's greatest living conductor. As the general and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg — which includes Russia'...
  • Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence

     Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence
    WHAT: Beginning today, Leigh Tarentino will be artist-in-residence at the Art & History Museums — Maitland. She is the second artist-in-residence at the A&H since the implementation of the first formal, nationally competitive residency program at...
  • In the Pipeline: Wyland takes on Surfboards on Parade

    In the Pipeline: Wyland takes on Surfboards on Parade
    When the famed marine-life artist Wyland unveils a new piece near the pier on Jan.14, he will be just across from the Golden Bear, where he painted a mural more than 30 years ago — before he was known for his building-size whales. Wyland will be...
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 5-12: 'Foxfinder' premieres
    The dystopian drama "Foxfinder" premieres in Pasadena, Gordon Goodman is back as "Barrymore," and Barry McGovern does Beckett at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Human Identity L.A. premiere of writer-performer Christopher Vened’s solo show mixing mime...
  • In the Arts

    Laguna Beach will host Artist Open Studios from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Art aficionados are invited to visit and observe 29 local artists — from glass blowers to sculptors — as they work in their studios. Admission is free. Guests can...
  • On the Town: The year ends with art, shopping and worship

    On the Town: The year ends with art, shopping and worship
    On Sunday, Glendalians were having fun in very different ways. Those of the artistic bent went to the Forest Lawn Museum on Glendale Avenue. The featured exhibit "L.A. Woman — Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" displays the works of 24 female...
  • Vladimir Horowitz at Carnegie Hall: What the fuss was all about

    "Vladimir Horowitz: Live at Carnegie Hall" Vladimir Horowitz's technical ease, power, wide color palette, singing tone and musicianship sent other now-legendary pianists, including Rudolf Serkin, Arthur Rubinstein and Claudio Arrau, back to the practice...
  • 'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart

    'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart
    NEW YORK — "I used to want to shock, but now it bores me," wrote the painter Balthus in 1955. He was referring to the work presented in his first gallery show in 1934, in Paris — a highly charged street scene in which a man appears to be...
  • Depictions of 'beauty and brutality'

    Depictions of 'beauty and brutality'
    The first needlework panels by Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz depict her life in the quiet farming town of Mniszek, Poland, just before Nazis invaded the country. In one fabric collage, a teenage Krinitz carries water from a tributary to...
  • REVIEW: 'The Great Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The Great Beauty' ★★&#9733 1/2
    The coolest actor on the planet? At the moment my favorite — cool, warm, whatever temperature — is Toni Servillo, the Italian maestro of character actors. He has a way of conveying a lifetime of insight, irony, natural authority and blithe...
  • Exhibit highlights extraordinary nature of 'Ordinary Women'

    When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...