| 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 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:02 PM
"Master Class," the Terrence McNally play celebrating the complexity of one of the more intimidating divas of the 20th century, is now nearly two decades old. Maria Callas, the central figure in the play, has been dead for 36 years. It's been more than...
| 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 6, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Here are some of the most notable box sets of the season in rock and pop:
Various artists, "The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One, 1917-1927" (Revenant Records/Third Man Records, $478.94): An oak cabinet houses the latest magnum opus from...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:08 PM
There's enough art Friday to last the week, but there are a couple of other happenings later on that you may also want to attend. When it comes to viewing art, too much is just barely enough. Here's a sampling to help you plan.
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| 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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:40 AM
I rarely mention artists winning awards or other individual career progressions because that is not the general focus of this column. However, sometimes Central Florida artists earn recognitions so huge that they reflect on our entire arts community and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Driving an hour east or west of Orlando this week will open a whole new world of art for you. A couple of important exhibitions are on view in Tampa this week (with related follow-up programs through November). And, we have an annual holiday tradition...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Maury Hurt, a local painter and art instructor, died in March at the age of 78. As a celebration of his life, talent and influence, the Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando will host a retrospective show and sale of his work this week. More than...
| Aug 29, 2013
Before the Earth stopped turning so that everyone could halt their lives and watch the confused, gyrating choreo-ethnography that was Miley Cyrus' appearance at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, you might have stumbled upon a viral video of a very...