| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Called the "Queen of Beadwork," Joyce J. Scott, an internationally renowned artist, will speak at McDaniel College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
The Baltimore native is a fiber artist, sculptor, jeweler, printmaker, performer and installation...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Musical Masterworks will continue its series of chamber music concerts at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. The concerts will feature clarinetist Todd Palmer, violinists Aaron Boyd and...
| Oct 27, 2013
Novelist Donna Tartt doesn't publish very often — her engrossing new book, “The Goldfinch,” is her first since 2002's “The Little Friend,” which itself trailed her wildly popular fictional debut, “The Secret History,&...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Donna Tartt: In an interview with the New York Times, the reclusive novelist behind the bestsellers "The Secret History" and "The Little Friend" says she was a lifelong keeper of notebooks, and that she dodges most interviews and panels and readings....
| Nov 2, 2013
In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken.
"You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The only daughter of eminent French artist Henri Matisse lived a long, eventful life. That is not what some might have predicted for Marguerite Matisse, who is the subject of an intimate, intriguing new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com
Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film)
Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music)
Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music)
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Nobody would file the novels of Donna Tartt under "thrillers." But that is what she writes. And without a great plot, any thriller — even a beautifully written and very literary one — falls apart. Her previous novel, the self-consciously...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The Decorative Arts Society (DARTS) launched its 2013/14 charitable lecture series in grand style this past week. Wolfram Koeppe, the curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, graced the Oct. 15 Decorative Arts Society reception as the very...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is allowed to charge a recommended admission fee under a new amendment to its lease with the city.
In an announcement made Thursday, the Met said that at the city's request, it has signed an amendment to its...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
No one can adequately categorize, sum up, pigeon-hole or otherwise pin down the music of John Zorn. It's too eclectic, free-wheeling, wide-ranging and wildly unpredictable.
Jazz, klezmer, classical, avant-garde, cinematic – all this and more...