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  • Weaver Christy Matson prefers when art can be made out of whole cloth

    Weaver Christy Matson prefers when art can be made out of whole cloth
    A spirit of experimentation, one foot in the past and one in the future, has set Christy Matson apart as a weaver. "It's unusual these days not to be working on a commission," Matson says, standing next to a counter brimming with colorful balls of yarn,...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more
    A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Corcoran wins judge's approval for merger plans

    The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington received approval from a judge Monday to proceed with its plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, dealing a defeat to those who had filed a lawsuit in opposition to the...
  • Chicago Dancing Festival starts Aug. 20

    Chicago Dancing Festival starts Aug. 20
    Get ready for three days of more than a dozen dance performances for zero dollars. That's right: The Chicago Dancing Festival, the biggest free dance fest in the country, returns for an eighth year, and it won't cost you a cent to attend. The creation...
  • Talking to Kyle Abraham about his Dancing Festival commission

    Talking to  Kyle Abraham about his Dancing Festival commission
    "You get some news, and then it's like: OK, all right—it's a new idea, a new thing," says choreographer Kyle Abraham, talking about the turn of events that inspired his Hubbard Street world premiere, commissioned by the Chicago Dancing Festival....
  • An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld

     An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld
    John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street. Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is. Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Flavors of the Palm Beaches The Palm Beaches are gearing up for the FLAVOR Palm Beach restaurant month running in September. A favorite of both locals and visitors alike, the...
  • On the Bookshelf -- August 2014

    On the Bookshelf -- August 2014
    Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list. Fiction "Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
  • L.A. again carries a torch for 1984 Olympic murals, their artists

    L.A. again carries a torch for 1984 Olympic murals, their artists
    The party Aug. 24 has a name: "The Olympic Freeway Murals: Celebrating 30 Years." The guests of honor: nine of the country's most lauded muralists, gathered together for the first time in three decades, to commemorate the anniversary of artwork they...
  • 'Another Cats Show' at 356 Mission is all about fun with felines

     'Another Cats Show' at 356 Mission is all about fun with felines
    There's the proud cat: A regal, white feline sits erect on a plush, red chaise, its ears pricked and tail swooping below, as depicted in a painting by Anais Lozano. There's the freaky cat: Peter Shire's "Mew-tant of Echo Park" is a robotic,...