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  • ARCHIVE: Jean Craig's Q-and-A with the Daily Press in 2008

    For more than 50 years, Hampton painter Jean Craig and her late husband, Allan Jones, ranked among the Peninsula's best-known art couples. Their popular classes at Hampton Roads Academy, Robert Sugden Elementary School and in their own colorful Claremont...
  • 'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver

    'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver
    Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Lev Trotsky. The Mexican painter whose flamboyant art and mangled body continue to nourish a multimedia industry. The adored husband 21 years her elder, myth-making muralist and Mexican national hero. And the man on the lam whom...
  • The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda

    The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda
    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...
  • 2010 travel bests and worsts

    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...
  • Mexican feast fit for a king

    Mexican feast fit for a king
    Because I left Mexico when I was 6, my recollections of our holiday traditions are often dreamlike and vague. But my memory of Three Kings Day, or el Día de los Reyes Magos, remains vivid because it came right after Christmas, in the first week of...
  • Championing reviews this week: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird; China and the U.S. economy; J.M. Barrie and more

     
    It is, reviewer David Davis writes, nearly impossible to find two opposing superstars whose sports careers became as linked as Larry Bird's and Magic Johnson's. In 1979, when Bird was a college senior and Johnson a junior, they led their......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Dec. 9, 1940

     
    Dec. 9, 1940: Jimmie Fidler asks, “How can actors who are such nice people on the way up and on the way down, be such insufferable asses while they're on top?” Note to Times copy desk: That’s Frida Kahlo, not......
  • Jose Clemente Orozco, master muralist, shines in an overwhelming exhibit in Mexico

     
    The Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco (1883-1949) is the subject of an immense and exhausting survey up now at a downtown Mexico City museum, the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso. A total of 358 pieces fill more than a dozen exhibit halls, including...
  • At Mexico's presidential palace, a peek into history and the inner sanctum

     
    Mexico's regal National Palace is for the first time giving the public access to the rarified upper chambers where presidents through the centuries have dispatched and governed and, on at least one occasion, been carried off to assassination. The tour...
  • Happy birthday, Edward Weston

     
    Today is Edward Weston's birthday; a new book of his photographs is coming later this year....
  • The conversation: Protecting L.A.'s artistic identity

     
    Critics of our city amuse themselves by saying Los Angeles has no history, no culture. Just our public artworks alone prove them wrong. That's why it's essential that we protect our city's artistic landscape, which represents not just our history......