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  • The price of being part of Art Walk

    The First Thursdays Art Walk— where participating Laguna Beach galleries open their doors and offer live music, exhibits, appetizers or wine — has been a mainstay of this arts-centric community for 12 years. However, a small group of...
  • 'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally

    'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally
    Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...
  • Robert Myers' New Play is Not Propaganda

    Robert Myers' New Play is Not Propaganda
    Long before Jon Stewart dubbed it "Mess-O-Potamia," Iraq was the "cradle of civilization." Blessed by the Tigris and Euphrates, it was a fertile area in an inhospitable region that, for millenia, was the center of the Sumerian and Babylonian...
  • Christine Quinn On Rent Laws, Same-Sex Marriage, NYC Budget Cuts

    Christine Quinn On Rent Laws, Same-Sex Marriage, NYC Budget Cuts
    NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn is heading up to Albany on Tuesday to fight for stronger rent laws which are due to expire next month. In addition to this, she stopped by the studio to talk about the support for same sex marriage laws in New York and...
  • Pop-up eateries a hit with New York's hip

    Pop-up eateries a hit with New York's hip
    When it comes to dining like a Gotham insider, you probably know all about food trucks and the secret speakeasies. But what about pop-up restaurants? Born of the flailing economy, pop-up restaurants arrived on the New York scene a little more than a year...
  • Art that makes a public spectacle of itself

    Art that makes a public spectacle of itself
    A giant bulb atop the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood that goes on and off for no apparent reason. A letter denying a Mexican citizen a visa, plastered across the fa├žade of the Geffen Contemporary. A billboard on Fairfax advertising a used 1994...
  • Tag, this artist is definitely it

    Tag, this artist  is definitely it
    Over the course of a career that has variously infuriated anti-graffiti task force officers and enthralled Japanese street couture collectors -- meaning winning props from hip-hop superstars Kanye West and Pharrell Williams -- the pop artist KAWS has...
  • Guggenheim names Richard Armstrong director

    Guggenheim names Richard Armstrong director
    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has been Exhibit A of museums-on-the-go during the expansionist and sometimes boundary-pushing and populist tenure of director Thomas Krens. Krens made "Guggenheim" an international brand name for modern and...
  • Can a museum -- even MOCA -- contain this work?

    Can a museum -- even MOCA -- contain this work?
    If an artist makes art intended to function outside the confines of an art museum, does it make sense for an art museum to present a retrospective exhibition of that artist's work? That's the peculiar question encountered at the Geffen Contemporary at...
  • Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style

    Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style
    Robert Colescott, a wildly expressive and fearlessly opinionated painter who skewered racial and sexual stereotypes with hilarious force, has died. He was 83. Colescott, who had suffered from Parkinsonian syndrome, died June 4 at his home in Tucson, said...
  • 'The Moving Image' at OCMA

    'The Moving Image' at OCMA
    The video art exhibition "The Moving Image" is filling the Orange County Museum of Art with an array of sounds and bright lights, but on one recent Saturday, just a handful of visitors roamed the galleries. Among them was a young mother trying to keep...