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  • Henderson has magic that too many schools don't

    Henderson has magic that  too many schools don't
    The Sun Sentinel reports the A.D. Henderson University School in Boca Raton, which teaches K-8 kids and is linked to a high school also affiliated with Florida Atlantic University, has asked the state for $41.5 million to rebuild the school's facilities....
  • Black History Month performances worth noting

    Black History Month will soon to upon us, and there are several fine performances to mark on your "plan ahead" calendar. From music to theater and film, the lineup includes events for families designed to reacquaint you with many African-American heroes...
  • James Ensor's very public obsessions

    James Ensor's very public obsessions
    We all have our obsessions. Mine are private. James Ensor, the masterfully idiosyncratic turn-of-the-century Belgian artist, has his on very public display in the Art Institute of Chicago's winter blockbuster exhibition, "Temptation: The Demons of James...
  • Finalists for Laguna's Gallery of the Year announced

    In some cities in America, three galleries might comprise the entire local visual arts scene, not just the cream of the crop. Laguna Beach, clearly, does not belong in that group. It's hard to walk 10 paces down Coast Highway without spotting at least...
  • Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton

    Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton
    The photography exhibit on the top floor of the Gallery on the Green in Canton is called "Genius Loci: The Spirit of a Place," named after an ancient Roman belief that places are inhabited by a spirit, a minor deity. Nathan Sayers, the Collinsville...
  • Datebook: Brazil artist books, underground photos & Guerrilla Girls

    Datebook: Brazil artist books, underground photos & Guerrilla Girls
    Photographic surveys of underground communities, a Brazilian artist’s books and films, a fictional perfume campaign and an array of naughty erotic drawings. Plus: maps made of wax, art in a pit and a performance by artist-activists the Guerrilla...
  • Report shows art museums rely mainly on kindness, not commerce

    Report shows art museums rely mainly on kindness, not commerce
    A new survey of North American art museums' attendance and financial information confirms once more that if they had to operate like for-profit businesses and rely on a paying public, they almost certainly would be sunk. To make ends meet, the average...
  • Alma Allen's abstract sculptures channel nature's power at Blum & Poe

    Alma Allen's abstract sculptures channel nature's power at Blum & Poe
    A bulbous piece of wood bears a series of nubby nodules that feel just a little bit sci-fi. A gourd-like shape carved out of black and red marble features a curious nose-like appendage that springs out to greet the viewer. And a piece of Yule marble is...
  • Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections

    Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections
    One of the first things visitors will see when entering the newly renovated Susan Morse Hilles Gallery at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art on Jan. 31 is a lighted sign reading "Like, Man, I'm Tired (Of Waiting)." Sam Durant's creation is a reflection on...
  • 'Twain On Stage Festival' At Various Venues

    'Twain On Stage Festival' At Various Venues
    The Mark Twain House & Museum will present "Twain On Stage Festival" that will present professional and local theater groups and performers, including Hal Holbrook at the Bushnell and The Acting Company at the University of St. Joseph. The series...
  • Light sculpture by Michael Hayden to shine again in downtown L.A.

    Light sculpture by Michael Hayden to shine again in downtown L.A.
    There will be light when Michael Hayden's long-dormant illuminated sculpture, "Generators of the Cylinder," flickers back to life in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday for the first time since 2008. The piece debuted at the Los Angeles International...