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  • Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher

    Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher
    Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
  • At the Norton Museum, a natural vibe (hold the Jay Z)

    At the Norton Museum, a natural vibe (hold the Jay Z)
    When the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach re-opens today after a two-week time out to get ready for the new season, the most immediate change will be found in the lobby, now home to a 770-square-foot mural by Brooklyn-based artist Mickalene Thomas....
  • Fabulous fall getaways

    As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
  • LACMA, Broad, other art museums work to put storage on display

    LACMA, Broad, other art museums work to put storage on display
    Behind an art museum's gleaming galleries lies the off-limits and uninviting space that can hold as much as 95% of its collection: storage. These spaces are often packed with hundreds or even thousands of paintings, decorative art objects and other...
  • Smithsonian officials head to Fort Lauderdale in search of African-American treasure

    Smithsonian officials head to Fort Lauderdale in search of African-American treasure
    Experts at the Smithsonian's soon-to-open National Museum of African-American History and Culture are touching down in Fort Lauderdale to see your personal treasures. And they don't mean your grandfather's toothbrush. On the final leg of a national tour...
  • Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries

    Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries
    As a creator of narrative art, Mark Stock says nothing is more fun than staging a photo shoot for a painting he has yet to make. So when Stock decided to revisit one of his more popular subjects — interpreting the artistic, historical and personal...
  • UMBC presents exhibit of N. Jay Jaffee photos

    UMBC presents exhibit of N. Jay Jaffee photos
    N. Jay Jaffee might not be among the best known American photographers of the 20th century, but a sizable and engrossing exhibit of his works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes it obvious that he deserves much wider recognition....
  • What would Jackie do?

    What would Jackie do?
    Ellen Slaby has things to do. She is a director of marketing for a publisher, cares for her elderly parents, sits on a charity board and has season tickets for the Red Sox. Yet, she throws several dinner parties each month. "People are afraid to have a...
  • Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life

    Watercolors conjure potent view of Christ's life
    When French painter James Tissot unveiled his ambitious new depiction of "The Life of Christ" at the Paris Salon of 1894, the epic though still unfinished series of nearly 300 watercolors was a sensation. Standing in the midst of this immense...
  • 'Magķ' LujŠn dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist

    'Magú' Luján dies at 70; influential Mexican American artist
    Gilbert "Magķ" LujŠn — a painter, muralist and sculptor whose whimsical, slyly humorous art works, frequently evoking a rollicking, mythical view of Mexican American life, graced museum walls, the Hollywood and Vine subway station and other public...
  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...