RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Leonardo da Vinci

A collection of news and information related to Leonardo da Vinci published by this site and its partners.

Top Leonardo da Vinci Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • What's perplexing about Bubank

    As many of you know, Burbank is celebrating 100 years of its incorporation as a city. There are many things to admire about Burbank, my hometown and the place I’ve lived in nearly all of my life. However, a few things perplex me. For example,...
  • Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'

    Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'
    The Festival of the Arts gave a sneak peek Monday of the 2012 Pageant of the Masters, "The Genius." Media gathered around an empty chess set as soldiers marched in the scene for "Waterloo Chess Set," which depicts the epic battle between Emperor Napoleon...
  • Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia rides into Pasadena

    PASADENA — With due deference to Ferraris, cappuccinos and pizza, the city of Pasadena embraced one of Italy’s most famous exports Tuesday morning at city hall. Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and fellow city dignitaries joined Italian Consul...
  • "Divine Rivalry" To Open In San Diego -- With a Co-Author, New Cast

    “Divine Rivalry,” which had its world premiere at Hartford Stage two years ago, is having a future life, now co-written by Michael Kramer and D.S. Moynihan. (Kramer, a noted journalist, was the solo author when the play was produced in...
  • The Valley Line: Beautiful music will fill the gardens

    The Valley Line: Beautiful music will fill the gardens
    Here are some more summer music notes for you to consider. Descanso Gardens is presenting its summer music series on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. called “Music on the Main.” The series features some of the Southland's best jazz artists. The...
  • Thomas Kinkade dies at 54; 'Painter of Light' worked to project 'serene simplicity'

    Thomas Kinkade, the self-styled "Painter of Light" who died Friday at 54, once said he worked to "create images that project a serene simplicity." But despite his astonishing commercial success with luminous seascapes and paintings of cottages and...
  • 10 things you might not know about salt

    10 things you might not know about salt
    Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt: 1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
  • Commentary: Obama wages war against Catholic Church

    Having fought to free ourselves from the tyranny of King George, we Americans find ourselves with the boot of yet another monarch planted firmly on our throat. Mark Steyn compared President Obama to Henry VIII, the absolutist monarch who fought the...
  • The Siren's Call: The past is never past

    The Siren's Call: The past is never past
    "The past is never dead," Faulkner famously wrote in "Requiem for a Nun." "It's not even past" — and nothing demonstrates that maxim better than the discovery of a "new" painting by a revered, long-dead artist. Suddenly, it is as if that person...
  • Monster Mash: L.A. mural skirmish; Leonardo Da Vinci mystery

     
    A nonprofit group in L.A. has apologized for pasting their campaign posters over one of the city's best known street murals; An art expert in Britain claims that a painting that was once dismissed as a Leonardo Da Vinci forgery is actually genuine...
  • Monster Mash: Paris art theft twist; artist to give birth in gallery

     
    A man suspected of hiding artwork stolen from the Paris Museum of Modern Art last year claims that he threw the paintings into the garbage. A Brooklyn performance artist is planning to give birth in an art gallery....