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  • Art In The Open Air: Plein Air Painters Race To Capture Fleeting Moments

    Art  In The Open Air: Plein Air Painters Race To Capture Fleeting Moments
    As mist slowly rose from the Connecticut River one morning this summer and soft, violet light gradually brightened over the water, three artists painting at the ferry landing in Rocky Hill raced to capture the scene. Sandra Wakeen, 58, of Somers first...
  • A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park

    A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park
    Charles Brouwer is a community cheerleader in a white pickup truck. The Virginia-based artist is driving around the city collecting ladders that he will turn into a monumental sculpture in the Allentown Arts Park starting Sept. 8. The intent, he says,...
  • Winter Park unveils its "Art in Transit" sculpture at the SunRail station

    Winter Park unveils its "Art in Transit" sculpture at the SunRail station
    When the Florida Department of Transportation was gearing up to launch the SunRail commuter rail line, Dori Stone noted, the state agency contacted the city of Winter Park and wanted to know something. “They asked us, ‘Hey, would you like to...
  • 'Microbeauty' opens at Twelve21 Gallery

     'Microbeauty' opens at Twelve21 Gallery
    WHAT: Twelve21 Gallery presents "Microbeauty," a solo exhibition featuring Julia Fernandez-Pol. "My interest lies in the visceral moments or experiences in nature that are infused with a peculiarity and grotesqueness that demonstrate nature's decadent...
  • More women are discovering the thrill of motorcycles

    More women are discovering the thrill of motorcycles
    They rumble by night, these bikers. Dressed in heavy leather jackets and gloves, long hair streaming from under their helmets, they straddle smoking black-and-chrome motorcycles, waiting for the signal. Finally, it comes: "Alright, ladies. Let's ride!...
  • Arts news: Bethlehem Tribute to the Arts, SteelStacks Scarecrow contest, more

    BETHLEHEM TRIBUTE TO THE ARTS The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission will hold its annual Tribute to the Arts reception Sept. 16 to present the 2014 awards. Recipients include: •Mary Wright, professional storyteller, theater artist, community...
  • Handing over the reins at Easton's Williams Arts Center

    Handing over the reins at Easton's Williams Arts Center
    The Williams Center for the Arts at Easton's Lafayette College has become a mecca for jazz and world music, as well as classical music and dance companies. What began as a modest series of mostly classical music concerts has grown to 20 some concerts...
  • Paula Whaley's poetry flows from her hands

    Paula Whaley's poetry flows from her hands
    "I don't know, sister, what I'm saying, nor do no man, if he don't be praying. I know that love is the only answer and the tight-rope lover the only dancer. … —From the poem "Some Days (for Paula)" by James Baldwin The...
  • New UMBC arts center is built for show

    New UMBC arts center is built for show
    The just-completed Performing Arts and Humanities Building atop the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes quite a statement from almost every angle — the sun-reflecting, stainless-steel-wrapped Concert Hall; the glass-...
  • Activists angry over lack of Latinos among Kennedy Center honorees

    WASHINGTON Two years ago, Latino groups upset about the dearth of Latino honorees for the Kennedy Center's lifetime achievement in the arts awards won changes in the selection process that last year resulted in two Latino artists winning the prestigious...
  • LACMA exhibition 'African Cosmos' illuminates art of astronomy

    LACMA exhibition 'African Cosmos' illuminates art of astronomy
    First, there was light. Then, a night sky filled with stars and a luminescent moon. Soon after? Art. Since ancient times, communities have used art to relay stories and make sense of the world around them — particularly when interpreting the...