| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The forecast this weekend calls for thunderstorms, but even if the weatherman -- or the Weather.com iPhone app -- is correct, there's still plenty to do. Here are 32 fun and weather-proof events happening this weekend around the state.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists.
There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn was born on this day in 1606 in Leiden in what is now the Netherlands. A prolific artist, he created many self-portraits during his career -- one of which serves as the inspiration for Monday's Google Doodle birthday...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
More youngsters will get the chance to join in educational — and fun — activities at the Boys & Girls Club, thanks to a tapping party at Gordon Biersch.
The club provides after-school and summer programs for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 in...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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The British government is once more trying to frustrate a major art purchase by the J. Paul Getty Museum, this time “Rembrandt Laughing,” a self-portrait from around 1628 in which...
| Jan 17, 2013
The culture of cute is having a moment — more than 100 of them. Inside downtown Los Angeles' Japanese American ......
| Oct 4, 2013
John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:39 AM
Terribly Odd (photo by Beth Black)
Some artists can draw a simple stick figure and then explain in exhaustive detail how the illustration was inspired by an obscure 16th century Dutch philosopher, how the figure is locked in an epic battle against his...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:02 AM
“Your Dear Deer,” the largest oil painting in Sibel Kocabasi’s most-recent series, depicts nine bright-red deer. Her smaller paintings, which are 6 inches by 6 inches, depict more deer, cows, a rhinoceros and a...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 12:55 PM
"Boy With Lollipop"
“Fantasy Land,” Miami artist Farley Aguilar’s oil painting that depicts “American youth’s escapism into inner city culture,” is one of more than 100 pieces of art that will be exhibited and raffled...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 4:29 AM
"Natural Born Killers"
In an oil painting from Lu Coxhead’s Playtime series, a blindfolded boy with a bat in his hand anxiously awaits his turn to whack a piñata. Nearby, a little girl stands with her eyes closed, holding a worn-looking teddy...