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  • Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton

    Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton
    On Bushkill Drive in Easton, the Greek god Atlas balances the world on his shoulders. Hidden beneath a layer of rust, the steel figure of a man has been hoisting a giant metal globe near the tree line at Bushkill Creek for more than a decade. He and a...
  • Students dress up to stage a mature 'Dinner'

    Students dress up to stage a mature 'Dinner'
    Maddy Holstein grabbed a flat-head brush and using a pale compact foundation applied a thick base coat on a 10th-grader's forehead. "We're just going to age your face," the stage director and makeup artist said while pushing his hair back and creating...
  • Crazy babies and pantyhose: 5 must-see works at OCMA's 'Avant-Garde'

    Crazy babies and pantyhose: 5 must-see works at OCMA's 'Avant-Garde'
    Avant-garde is one of those terms with a short shelf-life. It refers to the new. But the new can only be new for so long. As curator Dan Cameron writes in the catalogue of the latest exhibition at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA): "Taken at its most...
  • 'Billions' brings pigeons' extinction tale to screen

     'Billions' brings pigeons' extinction tale to screen
    The star of a new, compelling and cautionary documentary titled "From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction" (10 p.m. Thursday on WTTW-Ch 11) is a dead pigeon named Martha. She died on September 1, 1914, in a zoo in Cincinnati,...
  • Trip to Tarpon Springs to benefit library

    Trip to Tarpon Springs to benefit library
    The Friends of Cooper Memorial Library is sponsoring a bus trip to Tarpon Springs, a town about 15 minutes north of Clearwater that is known for its sponge-diving and Greek heritage, on Sept. 18. The tour will make stops at the Spongerama museum, the...
  • Hammer Museum gala to honor Mark Bradford, Joni Mitchell

    Hammer Museum gala to honor Mark Bradford, Joni Mitchell
    The Hammer Museum will fete Los Angeles visual artist Mark Bradford and singer Joni Mitchell at its annual gala scheduled for Oct. 11. The Gala in the Garden is a key fundraiser for the Westwood museum, which raised $2 million at last year's event....
  • Chicago's moving to the myriad beats of Latino music

     Chicago's moving to the myriad beats of Latino music
    What exactly is meant by the term "Latino music"? The rubric is so all-encompassing as to be virtually meaningless, for there are at least as many styles and genres and varieties of Latino music as there are Latino and Hispanic cultures on the planet....
  • Tuesday food linkage: Bowie menu, mini Greektown, secret menus

    Tuesday food linkage: Bowie menu, mini Greektown, secret menus
    News, notes and absurdities from the world of food: - The Museum of Contemporary Art, in anticipation of its upcoming David Bowie exhibit, is serving a menu of Bowie-inspired dishes at MCA's Puck Cafe. The only one that really thematically works, in...
  • The doors open to a curious public

    The doors open to a curious public
    Soaring high on the wings of the Eagles' inaugural concert Friday, PPL Center and a legion of volunteers welcomed hundreds of visitors Saturday to Rise Together Allentown, a collaboration featuring tours of the new arena and exhibits by downtown arts...
  • How storage lockers and distant relatives change the Vivian Maier case

    The story of how the work of photographer Vivian Maier came to light is pretty wondrous: a young real estate agent named John Maloof purchases a box of Maier's belongings at auction in 2007. The box, it turns out, contains images produced by Maier in...
  • Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to Allentown

    Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to Allentown
    The opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork this side of the Mississippi is back for a second year in Allentown Sept. 17-21. It's IlluXCon 7, which calls itself the largest display of original imaginative realist...