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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...
  • Need a great gift? Try a museum

    Need a great gift? Try a museum
    Here we go again. It's about this time every year that the pressure starts to build. You know what I'm talking about. The pressure to Give Good Gift. It's the same old story. You pledge to shop early, to avoid the last-minute holiday panic. And then,...
  • Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works

    Karl Benjamin dies at 86; painter created colorful geometric works
    Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • 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...
  • Hurricane Irene: 'Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins,' more cancellations

     
    'Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins' on Broadway to cancel weekend performances...