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  • Chesapeake Arts to reboot programming

    Chesapeake Arts to reboot programming
    A small sign that reads "I can make the difference" hangs on a metal fence in the CSX train yard near Brooklyn Park. Belinda Fraley Huesman, the executive director of the Chesapeake Arts Center, said during a recent drive through the area that the...
  • Venice Biennale represents rebalancing in the art world

    A Nigerian art critic and museum director is the first African to curate the Biennale contemporary art fair that opens Saturday for its seven-month run, while female artists are representing more countries than ever in national pavilions — trends...
  • Artists use old machinery to create new artworks

    Local watercolor artist and graphic designer Julie Read was searching for inspiration in the Virginia countryside with fellow artist Cindy Redmon when they came across derelict machinery. Read photographed these broken-down tractors, orchard sprayers and...
  • Armin Hansen captures impression of a harsher reality

    Armin Hansen captures impression of a harsher reality
    The California painters of the early 20th century are often identified by a brand of sun-kissed Impressionism. This style is so strongly identified with our state that it’s not difficult to find contemporary California painters who work...
  • When art taps you on the shoulder

    When art taps you on the shoulder
    Marianne Manalang was in the middle of enjoying a pizza at UC Irvine's outdoor food court last week when a woman descended on her with an urgent message. "Think not I love him, though I ask for him," the stranger implored, taking a seat next to hers. "'...
  • Connecticut hires a culture director

    Connecticut is getting a director of culture. That may seem odd in a state that isn't linked to the arts the way the film industry is associated with California or jazz is tied to New Orleans. But Kristina Newman-Scott says she believes the theaters,...
  • Carroll Arts Center director Sandy Oxx gets Peep tattoo on her wrist for PEEPshow

    Carroll Arts Center director Sandy Oxx gets Peep tattoo on her wrist for PEEPshow
    FINKSBURGĀ — A marshmallow Peep is an impermanent thing. Be it eaten, melted in the sun or blown up in the microwave, the sugary confection is designed not to last. Friday, however, in celebration of the record-breaking funds raised in this year'...
  • As it grows, Orlando Fringe Festival eyes teens

     As it grows, Orlando Fringe Festival eyes teens
    The Orlando Fringe Festival — the oldest in the country — has its eye on a new group of theatergoers: teens When the two-week festival opens Wednesday, eight local high-school theater troupes will be among the more than 100 acts at the annual...
  • Lehigh Valley Arts news: Musikfest video camp, Lafayette wins NEA grant, workshops

    NEW MUSIKFEST VIDEO CAMP Penn State-Lehigh Valley and ArtsQuest are offering students entering grades 9-12 hands-on video production experience in the first Musikfest summer video camp Aug. 3-14. The two-week day camp, which costs $500, is limited to...
  • Segerstrom's courage captured in exhibit

    Segerstrom's courage captured in exhibit
    It occupies one corner of South Coast Plaza's new exhibit without fanfare, looking conspicuously grimy amid the gleaming cases and cordoned-off artwork. The battered helmet, which Henry Segerstrom wore in Europe during World War II, resides on a metal...
  • Vision for downtown Orlando: A mecca for walkers, shoppers, bikers

    Vision for downtown Orlando: A mecca for walkers, shoppers, bikers
    If you were to walk the streets of downtown Orlando a decade from now, or in 25 years, what would you see? If all goes as planned, you'd see a greener city, with more shopping and community gathering spaces — and a lot more people walking. The...