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  • Abandoned Henryton hospital slated for demolition

    Abandoned Henryton hospital slated for demolition
    Perched on a wooded bluff in rural southeastern Carroll County, the old Henryton State Hospital bears silent witness to the ravages of decades of neglect and vandalism. First opened in 1923, the 18-building complex that once housed the sick and...
  • Baltimore native, artist husband sowed seeds for historic Virginia estate

    Baltimore native, artist husband sowed seeds for historic Virginia estate
    Visitors celebrating Virginia's 80th Historic Garden Week at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont might not immediately see a connection to Baltimore. The American painter, known for his portraiture, hailed from Detroit. His home, recognized...
  • Rare painting finds new home in museum

    Rare painting finds new home in museum
    Ferdinand Deppe's painting of the San Gabriel Mission underwent a long journey before landing in the Laguna Art Museum's permanent collection. But it didn't always travel first-class. In fact, when collector Nancy Moure first encountered the painting two...
  • Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope

     Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope
    For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate. There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south. Many had stayed...
  • Miniature art explores big world of small works

     Miniature art explores big world of small works
    Virtually any way you want to slice it up, a painting, drawing or photograph that measures no more than 20 square inches in size is unusually small. Ditto for any 3-dimensional work that can fit within a cube of 4.5 inches. But inside the newest...
  • Sawdust's Winter Fantasy twinkles with art

    Sawdust's Winter Fantasy twinkles with art
    Deeply humbled by the impact of his craft on people of all ages, Star Shields has contributed to the Sawdust Art Festival for 29 years. The Laguna Beach-based face and body artist counts Led Zeppelin, Paul and Linda McCartney, Deep Purple and Bob Dylan...
  • Go figurative: Pembroke Pines exhibit focuses on the human form

    Go figurative: Pembroke Pines exhibit focuses on the human form
    "Still Waiting," a bust by artist Judy Polstra, is covered in buttons, beads and locks, including one at the center of each breast. The head is a clock, reading 7:49. Sharon Dash also depicts the human figure, but in ceramic works. One portrays an orange-...
  • On the Town: Souplantation is first up in charity 'Dine Out'

    On the Town: Souplantation is first up in charity 'Dine Out'
    If the Souplantation didn't tickle your taste buds, the "Soup-er Bowl" at Glendale's First Baptist Church was also available this week. On Sunday (Jan. 27), the church opened the first weekend of its annual Missions Festival with plenty of soup ladled out...
  • Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques

    Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques
    Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
  • Mailbag: Being environmentally friendly has trade-offs

    Editor's note: The Coastline Pilot learned after publication that portions of this letter previously appeared on a website, powerlineblog.com,. The letter writer said he collaborated on the piece with another writer, who sent it to various blogs. I...
  • Art with an edge

    Art with an edge
    The Laguna Art Museum is where the party's at. Come 6 p.m. Saturday, the museum, decked out as an underground club, will host a slew of art aficionados at its annual art auction. Titled "Art Auction 2013: California Underground," the event features more...