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  • Tapping the 'Treasure' of singer-songwriter Laura Nyro

    Tapping the 'Treasure' of singer-songwriter Laura Nyro
    Billy Childs remembers the only time he saw Laura Nyro, the influential singer and songwriter whose albums became part of the soundtrack to his boyhood. She was performing at the Strand in Redondo Beach during the mid-'90s, and for a musician who grew...
  • Humanities Festival preview: Journey off the beaten path

    Humanities Festival preview: Journey off the beaten path
    Long before Lollapalooza became a fixture in Grant Park, long before Riot Fest and Pitchfork Music Festival and the myriad other concentrations of cultural events that have come to define the city's warm-weather entertainment scene, there was the...
  • Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton art museum sails onto Paris skyline

    PARIS (Reuters) - Billowing sails of glass join the Eiffel Tower and the Sacre Coeur as permanent fixtures of the Paris skyline this month, when the new Fondation Louis Vuitton contemporary art museum designed by Frank Gehry opens to the public. Thirteen...
  • Beautification, arts events expand 'Beyond the Box'

    Beautification, arts events expand 'Beyond the Box'
    From a peacock to a British-styled telephone booth, utility boxes across Montrose will get an artistic makeover next week. The “Beyond the Box” program, sponsored by Glendale’s Arts and Culture Commission, has called on artists across...
  • This was Chicago's cultural class of 1970

    This was Chicago's cultural class of 1970
    In early 1970, photographer Victor Skrebneski accepted yet another assignment. His elegant minimalist portraits of nude models and celebrities, often surrounded by ample swaths of black space, had made his work somewhat ubiquitous. And so Venture...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'Connections in Light and Shadow' The solo exhibition by local painter Raleigh Schein opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, and runs through Nov. 23 at the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 2 p.m....
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Disney descendant replaces Beutner as CalArts chairman

    California Institute of the Arts, the school that Walt Disney co-founded in the 1960s, has named the entertainment legend's great-nephew Tim Disney to lead its board of trustees. He replaces Austin M. Beutner, who stepped down after leading the board...
  • Datebook: Baroque works, samurai armor, amateur dancing, skid row arts

    Datebook: Baroque works, samurai armor, amateur dancing, skid row arts
    The flamboyant armor of Japanese warriors, theatrical religious paintings, wild choreographies full of untrained dancers, a painter of the Harlem Renaissance, street signage reconsidered and an old East German guardhouse repurposed as art installation...
  • Plein air painters brush on beauty in annual invitational

    Plein air painters brush on beauty in annual invitational
    Artists will brush Laguna Beach's natural beauty onto canvas at the 16th annual Plein Air Painting Invitational, presented by the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. The eight-day event, which kicked off Oct. 12 and ends Sunday, features 35 nationally...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...