| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A Frida Kahlo archive once claimed to be fake may be authentic, a Mexican court has ruled...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
David Alfaro Siqueiros (on July 31), Diego Rivera (Aug. 7) and Jose Clemente Orozco (Aug. 14) are topics of Gregorio Luke's mural series....
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Arts on TV: Dale Chihuly; Plácido Domingo; Ramsey Lewis...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 3:52 PM
By Barbara KingsolverHarper Perennia, 544 pages, $16.99
In Barbara Kingsolver’s rich new novel "The Lacuna," the artist Frida Kahlo remarks that she would like to think she is being “pulled through history by something more...
| May 1, 2011
It is said that the takeover of Chile in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet broke the heart of Pablo Neruda, the country's best-known poet.
The man who wrote so openly of love and heartache could not bear to see his country in the hands of a military dictator...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Art is power. That’s the main message artist Randall Williams tries to convey to his students here in Burbank and across the country.
“Once you start to use art, it opens doors everywhere, because there are feelings and energy that we place...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 3:04 PM
A flying leap from the tallest building in Soweto. A volcano sunrise. Rootbeer at the Mark Twain Dinette. And a $50 parking space. If you spend 47 days on the road chasing travel stories, you run into this sort of thing. Here's my 2010 list of 31 travel...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Los últimos cristeros ***1/2
La guerra religiosa que sacudió a México a mediados de los años 30 logra una gran representación escénica en Los últimos cristeros, poético filme del director mexicano Matías Meyer.
En 1926 y como consecuencia de la...
| Nov 13, 2011
"Where you headed?" asked the cheerful driver of the rental-car shuttle at the Detroit airport.
"Detroit!" I answered, equally cheerfully.
"Southfield, Birmingham or Rochester?" he asked, referring to well-to-do northern suburbs.
| Nov 14, 2011
| 10:14 AM
SEATTLE — Vancouver, British Columbia, in the summer has a civic calendar crowded with open-air arts festivals. In the autumn, the weather shifts and the cultural action moves indoors, but there's still plenty for visitors to enjoy in this arts-...
| Feb 12, 2012
Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...