| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:32 AM
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 vegan...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:24 AM
If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...
| Oct 9, 2012
Coinciding with the comic strip's 65th anniversary, Charles Schulz's "Peanuts" gang--that's Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and the rest, if your memory needs a reboot--will hit the big screens Nov. 25, 2015, a press release announced this...
| Nov 15, 2012
"It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness" was a favorite Chinese proverb of the late "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles Schulz. Photographer James Balog must have taken that to heart as he noticed changes to the wild world he documents,...
| Nov 18, 2012
Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg.
The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:26 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...
| 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 “...
| Mar 29, 2011
Via 3eanuts: "Charles Schulz's Peanuts comics often conceal the existential despair of their world with a closing joke at the characters' expense. With the last panel omitted, despair pervades all." (Thx, Mr.JM) Similarly-- Garfield Minus Garfield and the...
| Apr 6, 2011
Coming up is the final weekend of Baggy Pants Theater's “You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” directed by Stephen Halpin. The comic musical about Charles Schulz's “Peanuts” characters is being performed at H2o Church, 100 W....
| Jun 6, 2011
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will open the musical, “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” this Friday, June 10. The classic comic book, “Peanuts”, characters, created by Charles M. Schulz, come to life in this musical...