| Aug 15, 2014
When Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and DJ Diplo are paying visits to South Florida concert venues, so is Galen Todd, bearing a paintbrush, a canvas and free access to paint his hip-hop heroes.
Once a month, Todd treks to Fort Lauderdale's Revolution Live, the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A few weeks ago, a sale sign went up, again, outside the Northside Stranger's Home Church.
For anyone who loves the mural on the church's front wall, the sign felt like a death notice, and there may be nobody sadder about that than Jon Pounds.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:47 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newcomers from Mexico and Central and South America are streaming into New York City in greater numbers, joining the long-standing communities of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans and enriching the chorus of Latin voices in the Big Apple....
| Aug 19, 2014
Call it a TED talk for fine-art buffs.
That's the description Bonnie Clearwater, director of the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, is giving to her new series of art-education conferences debuting next spring at the downtown museum and its neighbor,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:29 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:
Gate 1 Travel's 13-day/11-night Affordable Turkey package is priced from $1,569 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:00 PM
How do you archive a performance? Can you put human speech and action under glass and frame it? Stow art that unfolds in three dimensions within acid-free archival boxes, to be filed away in a cool, dark vault?
The conundrum of how best to preserve...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The new leader of the Orlando Ballet has advice for his organization after its tumultuous 2013-14 season.
"We all need to take a deep breath," says Jim Mitchell, the ballet's fourth executive director in three years. During that time, the leadership was...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The rumble of construction machinery and the thwack of carpentry will be the summer sounds for 2015 at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, which is closing for renovations for at least a year and a half after its current season ends in mid-September....