| May 31, 2011
| 12:47 AM
When I’m not spending my time inciting the ire of readers around the community, I have a relatively interesting day job in corporate America. Aside from the regular demands of the daily grind, the company is obsessive about the growth and...
| Feb 16, 2011
Rare pictures of UC San Diego taken by one of the nation's preeminent photographers are on display for the first time inside the campus' Geisel Library.
Ansel Adams, as commissioned by the UC Regents, snapped about 10 photographs back in the early...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Without the National Archives' new "Wikipedian in residence," the only way anyone would be able to see Ansel Adams' collection of 220 photos would be to visit the archives in person.
But now, thanks to a new partnership between the archives and...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro.
Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 7:56 PM
Where: Griffin's Antiques, 34 E. Mellen St., Phoebus area of Hampton
Fab find: 1930s peach glass mirror, $300
On a recent Friday afternoon, Phoebus foot traffic streamed into Rick Griffin's antique shop on Mellen Street, stepping around his two...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Ansel Adams is documented to have said, "The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it." If Adams were alive today, I doubt his claim would change, though some may argue that the most important component of a camera now...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Once upon a time, former "Lost" writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz had a dream, to write a show about the fairy tales that played such a major role in their childhoods. They had no fairy godmother, just their former boss Damon Lindelof, who...
| Jun 10, 2012
The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
| Dec 4, 2011
The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Landscape: Scene / Re-seen
Through Sept. 2, Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 222-7070, westportartscenter.org
Americans will take to the highways and skyways this summer in search of "unspoiled" landscape. And, while it may be...
| Jan 31, 2012
For the last 30 years, Michael Melford of Mystic has traveled the world for National Geographic magazine, taking pictures of historic sites and natural wonders.
Now Melford reached a new plateau in his artistic career: One of his photos has become a...