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  • Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place

    Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place
    Galleries are places to celebrate artists and their work. But they can be the perfect creative haven to celebrate a wedding. The décor is already in place; all you need are the guests, food and drinks, and music. Most galleries that allow weddings are...
  • Putting art to music, with wondrous results

     Putting art to music, with wondrous results
    Did you hear the one about the composer who walks into an art gallery? If you are expecting a punch line — sorry. It's not a joke. When a composer walks into an art gallery or catches sight of an artwork somewhere else, there might be something...
  • Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage

    Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage
    On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence. Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic,...
  • Nancy Watrous, film archivist

     Nancy Watrous, film archivist
    Being executive director of Chicago Film Archives has its perks. Why, you could sit all day and watch the movies of Margaret Conneely (an amateur Chicago filmmaker who worked in the latter half of the 20th century). Not that Nancy Watrous has the time....
  • Art Center College of Design builds toward the future

    Art Center College of Design builds toward the future
    Brandon Mamone works on his science-fiction-themed paintings in a studio with a coveted feature: a window that lets in a lot of natural light. The Art Center College of Design student said he was lucky to get the space in the college's new building in...
  • For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'

    For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'
    Fifty years after "The Addams Family" debuted on TV in black and white, John Astin still has that wild gleam in his eye and the same mischievous grin. With his thick mustache, albeit a white one, he could easily be Gomez Addams in his debonair golden...
  • Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize

    Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Artist Neil Feather, who builds mechanized musical instruments from bowling balls, film projectors and cigar boxes, among other objects, received this year's $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday evening. Trained as a ceramicist,...
  • 'Gondwana' reveals the stunning beauty, mystery of Antarctica

     'Gondwana' reveals the stunning beauty, mystery of Antarctica
    When photographer Diane Tuft arrived on Antarctica in October 2012, she found a sky swirling with tiny ice crystals called diamond dust. She saw wind-shaped dunes of snow, glacial formations that looked like the Mojave, frozen in a moment. She spied "snow...
  • Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival

    Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park. "Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
  • Arts news: Phone tours at Sigal, Passport to the Arts

    PHONE TOURS BY SIGAL Visitors can tour the Sigal Museum exhibits with free audio tours provided by the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society. Guide by Cell audio tours allows users to get additional information on permanent exhibits....
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
     Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...