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  • Hurricane Irene: 'Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins,' more cancellations

     
    'Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins' on Broadway to cancel weekend performances...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum

    Ellsworth Kelly's Drawings of Plants, Flowers, Leaves-Spanning 60 Years-on View Beginning June 5 at Metropolitan Museum
    One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting. However, Kelly has made figurative drawings throughout his career, and has created an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades....
  • MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses

    MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses
    You usually head for a vending machine when you're craving a bag of chips or can of soda. But there's a one machine in Baltimore that dispenses objects such as a "Hankie Pankie," a heart-shaped engagement ring, a mini-Zombie or, for those in need of...
  • 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...
  • Gospel Superstar Bebe Winans On New Album, Whitney Houston Book

    Gospel Superstar Bebe Winans On New Album, Whitney Houston Book
    Bebe Winans has a new record "America America" out, is on tour, plus has a book "The Whitney I Knew." This gospel superstar was very close with Whitney Houston and delivered the eulogy at her funeral and stopped by to talk to us. For more information,...
  • LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award

    LAXART curator among nominees for Independent Curators award
    [This post has been corrected.] The nominees for the Independent Vision Curatorial Award were announced recently and they include Cesar Garcia, a former senior curator at LAXART in Los Angeles. The biennial award recognizes emerging and mid-career...
  • 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...