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  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • 'The Hunger Games' Producer Lands Donna Tartt's Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Nina Jacobson and her Color Force Production banner have come on as producers for the adaptation of Donna Tartt's novel "The Goldfinch." The book was published last fall and still ranks second on the New York Times bestseller list. The sprawling story,...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit

    Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit
    A mash-up of haute couture and avant-garde art is going on at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. The exhibit “Vanitas: Fashion and Art” takes on the ephemeral aspects of life and includes contemporary artists’ works alongside...
  • Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way

    Taking the Kids -- and exploring an art museum in a new way
    Grab a backpack. But not just any backpack. These backpacks at the Denver Art Museum (http://www.denverartmuseum.org) are designed to inspire kids to become lifelong art lovers -- and art museum visitors. You can Live Like a Chinese Scholar in one...
  • BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art

    BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art
    It is jewelry and it is art. That's why for the third year BIJOUX! takes place in an art museum, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach to be specific. The contemporary art sale and fundraiser runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 2....
  • Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art

    Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
    Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
  • Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

    Donna Tartt's sprawling story "The Goldfinch," which is being adapted for Hollywood by "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson, took home the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, while Annie Baker's play "The Flick," about a trio of movie theater employees,...
  • Charles James, a name that fashion fans should know

    Charles James, a name that fashion fans should know
    The greatest designer you've probably never heard of — Charles James — is about to be introduced to a new generation of fashion fans. James, whose turbulent career stretched from his 1927 start in Chicago until his 1978 death in New York...
  • Marion Cotillard tackles Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth

    "Money has nothing to do with style at all, but naturally it helps every situation," said the late doyenne of Vogue, Diana Vreeland. Well, Conde Nast, the magazine giant, must now be licking itself like the sleek cat that had cream thrown on it. The...
  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....