| Jan 21, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Marjorie “Joan” Causey McMillion, 76, of Laguna Beach, CA, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010, due to congestive heart failure.
McMillion was born to James Oliver Causey & Frances Elizabeth Nadeau on August 25, 1934, in Long Beach, CA. Her...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Moonstruck is a great food movie. Nicholas Cage on bread, the making of eggs, the great meeting scene in the restaurant with Olympia Dukakis and John Mahoney.
Moonstruck opens the 13th Annual Little Italy Film Festival tonight.
By the way, I'm looking...
| Jul 17, 2011
"Florence has changed," my friend Alessandra told me on the phone. "There's a new spirit here."
"I don't believe it," I said. "I know Florentines; they're conservative people who hate change."
"Come and see for yourself. I'm going on a trip. You can...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The most beautiful bird in the world is flying into Costa Mesa.
The American Ballet Theatre's world premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of "The Firebird" takes off at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa on Thursday night and...
| Nov 22, 2011
Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming?
—Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill.
A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
| May 29, 2011
On a recent trip to the Alsace-Lorraine area in northeast France, I was hoping to stop at the new Musée Lalique in Wingen-sur-Moder, 28 miles outside Strasbourg and half a mile from the main Lalique factory. The museum, created from a former glassworks...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:07 AM
When now-retired postal inspector John “Jack” Ellis destroyed nearly 100,000 pieces of fake artwork, he hoped it was the end of the fake-art ring he’d helped bust in the 1990s, but he had a feeling that wasn’t the case.
| Sep 20, 2010
| 8:21 AM
When was the last time you laughed out loud at an art exhibit? Or suddenly found yourself in conversation with nearby strangers about the works on view? If this sounds like the perfect tonic for frayed nerves, it is that, and much more besides.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will celebrate its 35th anniversary this fall with its first-ever full-length production, an original work by resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, inspired by another local treasure, Marc Chagall's "America Windows."
| Sep 13, 2008
THE THIEF or thieves who recently walked away with an Encino couple's multimillion-dollar art collection, including a Marc Chagall and a Diego Rivera, shouldn't have had a prayer.
In a universe where wealthy people pay millions to protect jewelry,...
| Nov 21, 2008
Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80.
Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...