| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 AM
All the works in an exhibition opening today at the Maitland Art Center were created by artists who have visited, worked or taught at this historic gem. The museum (231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland, 407-539-2181) is a fine example of Mayan Revival...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Here's how the final day of the Pitchfork Music Festival went down Sunday in Union Park, with commentary from yours truly (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
1:21 p.m.: "Are you all happy to be alive" queries Tree, before taking the crowd to church. The...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
(Paterson, N.J.) The other day Junot Diaz drove back to his home state. He had promised a college friend who teaches eighth grade here in this tattered, slate-colored, chain-link-fenced town, that he would make an appearance. And so he'd collected his...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2013
It wouldn't be December without a flurry of "Nutcracker' performances.
Tchaikovsky's magical score sets the stage, and students of all skill levels get to participate in this annual production. If this holiday classic is one of your favorites, there...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Think quickly about work in Connecticut. What comes to mind?
It's likely jobs and unemployment, the quest to keep the economy humming. That's the biggest issue that all states face, as corporate America presides over a growing surplus of money and a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
This is the week for road trips. You can drive as far as Miami Beach for the huge Art Basel international show through Sunday or stay closer to home for your adventure.
Start your art-appreciation tour and support local artists on Saturday at the...
| 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...