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  • Mort Kunstler, premier historical artist, exhibits 50 works in Allentown

    To fans, he is known as "the premier historical artist in America." But even if you don't recognize his name, you have probably seen and appreciated his colorful, highly detailed and historically accurate works of art. From the Revolutionary War to...
  • Los Angeles Fashion Week: A visual feast at William Bradley

    Los Angeles Fashion Week: A visual feast at William Bradley
    Women's label William Bradley, a recent transplant to the City of Angels, made a noteworthy runway debut at the Los Angeles Fashion Council slate of shows Wednesday. Designer Brad Parnell and partner Rodney Jones launched their line in Tuscaloosa, Ala.,...
  • Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando

    Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando
    The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events present the ninth season of the Emmy- and Peabody award-winning “The Met: Live in HD” series in cinemas beginning this Saturday, Oct. 11, with Giuseppe Verdi’s “Macbeth.” This year's...
  • Voices protest Klinghoffer opera

    Voices protest Klinghoffer opera
    The N.Y. Metropolitan Opera's scheduled Oct. 20 production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," is causing a firestorm throughout the Jewish community. National Jewish organizations such as the Zionist Organization of America, JCC Watch, American Jewish...
  • Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

    Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum
    British painter Terry Haggerty is used to having his art looked at and parsed by a diverse audience — his massive mural at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, in the week ahead will be viewed by as many people as will see the Van Gogh at New...
  • Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide

    Event cinema has come a long way since Bon Jovi broadcast a live gig from London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to 14 cinemas in the U.K. and Germany on Sept. 18, 2002 -- the first of its kind. Today, opera, theater, ballet, classical and contemporary music,...
  • Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests

    Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests
    The Metropolitan Opera rolled out the red carpet on Monday for a contingent of celebrity guests attending the company's opening night festivities. But the media spotlight was dominated instead by a band of protesters who congregated nearby to air their...
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
  • BOOKS

    BOOKS
    Happier Hour: You'll need a beer and plenty of time to absorb Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," an opportunity that will be provided Thursday night in the NSU Museum of Art's book club. Tartt's sprawling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel concerns Theo Decker,...
  • Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met

    Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met
    In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, grew in scope and stature over the early years of the 20th century,...
  • Metropolitan Opera extends labor talks by three days

    Metropolitan Opera extends labor talks by three days
    The Metropolitan Opera in New York avoided a lockout of union workers late Thursday by extending contract negotiations by 72 hours. The opera had previously threatened a work stoppage if negotiations with 15 of its unions weren't concluded by midnight...