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  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
  • 'Big Women' exhibit opens at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts

    'Big Women' exhibit opens at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts
    MOUNT DORA — Ken Austin paints women doing ordinary things — fixing their hair, putting on makeup or just standing looking at themselves in a full-length mirror. Except they are all quite fleshy and naked. "Big Women," which opens at an...
  • Big weekend in store for the arts

    Big weekend in store for the arts
    Lake County is an artistic place. That's evident by the slew of choices facing residents looking for fun things to do this weekend. For starters, there's the 13th Florida Highwaymen Art Show, Sale and Benefit (story on this page). Want more? OK,...
  • College Park's new home for a diverse group of artists

    College Park's new home for a diverse group of artists
    It would be hard to imagine a place home to a more diverse collection of artists, Denise Badger noted, than College Park. From photographers to musicians, novelists, actors, sculptors and dancers, Badger noted, the neighborhood has been blessed to...
  • Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery

    Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery
    Edward Leffingwell, a former director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery as well as a critic and curator known for his support of avant garde artists, has died in a New York City hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 72. His Aug. 5 death was...
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season

     Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season
    The Crealdé School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the...
  • Video: Peek inside Orlando's new Dr. Phillips arts center

    Video: Peek inside Orlando's new Dr. Phillips arts center
    The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts sent out a video this week as its staff moved into the new building — a milestone on the construction project. The arts center, in downtown Orlando, won't open until November — but this video...
  • Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert

     Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert
    Israel made such an impression on Luis Gabriel Diaz that he was inspired to carry its culture with him when he left the Middle Eastern country. Diaz, who trained in musical theater in Israel, is the founder of Day Star Theatre Arts, which makes its...
  • Art for everyone

    Art for everyone
    I'm loving all the public art around Central Florida. It comes in all forms — sculptures, murals, assemblages, earthworks, mosaics, yarn-bombing, even topiaries — and can be found almost anywhere. Downtown Orlando and the nearby Mills 50...
  • Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space

    Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space
    More than two decades after it closed, the Balboa Village Theatre in Newport Beach may be brought back to life. The floor is sand, the ceiling has deteriorated and the roof has holes in it. But the Newport Beach City Council indicated during a study...