| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Kara Walker will be difficult. This gets whispered to you by enough people in the art world and you start to believe it: She's humorless!
Intimidating! David Mamet intimidating!
And this week, before the Thursday opening of “...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:43 PM
It's the art world, Charlie Brown.
When Scott Minerd began compiling "Peanuts" memorabilia a decade ago, he did it on a small scale. By the time he prepared his collection for its first-ever public showing, which will open Wednesday at the Laguna...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Every picture tells a story. In Paul Natkin's world, sometimes multiple stories.
Take, for example, his portrait of the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards. It's all there: the smirk, the skull ring, the cigarette butt in his right hand. And, yeah, he's...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:49 AM
He may not be taking on the Red Baron in this one, but Snoopy may soon be seen on the back of some California cars.
The state Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would establish a Snoopy license plate to benefit California museums.
AB 482, introduced...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:42 PM
My idea of a boat is a kayak, so that is the boat I own.
As I tool around Huntington Harbour during spring and summer, I still marvel at the many yachts that dwarf my blue plastic Ocean Kayak, so I was pleased to accept an invitation to ride in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Following in the footsteps of its very popular — and not particularly scientific — Dr. Seuss and Jim Henson exhibitions, the Museum of Science and Industry now gives Chicago a show devoted to comic artist Charles Schulz and his great, enduring...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Chris Giarrusso's comic characters might possess super powers, but they really have more in common with Charlie Brown and his ......
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Special events really crank up this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. My calendar runneth over … + The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival begins Friday at Walt Disney World. New amongst the World Showcase kiosks are a...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Story: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the gang are coming to the big screen, as 20th Century Fox Animation and its Blue Sky Studios unit announced Tuesday that they have acquired the rights to Charles M. Schulz's iconic "Peanuts" comic......