| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:49 AM
Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Let's get one thing straight: This won't be a year-ender piece about Art Basel, the greatness that was the 11th annual orgy of international artists converging on Miami Beach for four days of art hysteria, or anything Miami-...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Lenore and Richard Gilbert of Gilbert's 17th Street Grille. Photo by Beth Black
1. Misael Soto
Best performance artist: Misael Soto takes those things we do in isolation and turns them into communal events. The Fort...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
HAMPTON – You will commit errors and make mistakes, the All-Star shortstop and one-time National League Most Valuable Player told a couple of dozen youngsters hanging on his every word, so there's no point in worrying about the inevitable.
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:33 PM
The first collectors of North Carolina slipware may not have known much about their prey when they began snapping up "Moravian" pottery in the late 1800s.
Neither did the museums that pursued it so avidly during the Depression.
But like pioneering...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Corapeake, N.C., is the kind of small rural Southern town that you can easily miss if you sneeze while you're driving.
Located on the western fringes of the Great Dismal Swamp — and a dozen or so miles south of Suffolk near the Virginia border...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:50 PM
This weekend, while drivers wheel around the Inner Harbor for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, moviegoers a few blocks from downtown will be watching the story of a brave, imaginative man who was the Muhammad Ali or Michael Jordan of auto racing....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:11 AM
The journey to find Walter Payton begins here.
On a couch.
By a pond.
In the dark.
It's a hot summer evening in Petal, Miss., a town I've never heard of. Sitting across from me is an old man, unruly grayish hair covering his head, his belly hanging...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:20 PM
You didn’t have to wait until my Monday column to hear Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari went out on a date over the weekend. The once-private Cutler tweeted his plans to his 150,000 followers Friday.
“Dinner date night with @KristinCav,&...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:35 PM
About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather.
"Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Shannon Lee, the only surviving child of Bruce Lee, grew up in Hong Kong and Los Angeles. Her father, a big-screen martial-arts legend, would have been 71 this year. His daughter heads his corporate legacy as CEO of Bruce Lee Enterprises and president...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Raised in Houston and now living in Los Angeles, actress Erica Dasher is the star of ABC Family's new series "Jane by Design." A graduate of the University of Southern California, Dasher also is the producer of the upcoming documentary "Speak Easy." Of...