| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurélie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
Growing up as a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:52 AM
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Beyonce surprised even her most ardent followers a few days ago by releasing her fifth studio album, “Beyonce” (Columbia), in one giant package on iTunes. The 14 songs and 17 videos comprise a “visual album,”...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The direction of Florida Grand Opera’s production of Jules Massenet’s “Thais” is mostly the domain of choreographer-director Renaud Doucet. But the look is all Andre Barbe’s.
Famous in operatic circles for their...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The sounds of music thumping and feet pounding to the beat reverberate from the mirrored studios inside a nondescript building in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District. This is the home of the Millennium Dance Complex, where on any given night the figure...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Four celebrity mothers have posed nude in the May issue of Allure magazine.
Minnie Driver, Kristen Bell, Nia Long and Jenna Dewan Tatum, all of whom have enviable bodies, are the actresses who've chosen to show off their maternal figures.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Many waking up to find the name "Frankie Knuckles" trending this morning may have been a little baffled, wondering whether perhaps an old-time pugilist had passed. In a sense this was true, but instead of his fists, the Chicago dance music producer...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Last summer Timbaland revealed he had been tapped to produce a new posthumous Michael Jackson album.
The Grammy award-winning producer and rapper didn’t offer many details, except the project was being helmed by Epic Records head L.A. Reid and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Fox has tapped Grammy award-winning producer and rapper Timbaland to produce and write music for the new pilot "Empire," the network announced Tuesday.
“Empire” is a family drama anchored in the hip-hop world and will feature both original...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test.
These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets.
I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In her first exhibition at China Art Objects, Julia Dault explores a staple of children’s art projects: the “scratch-through” painting. Her beautiful abstractions fairly burst with the excitement of discovering layers of brilliant...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The pioneering, multi-talented artist and civil rights advocate Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86, is best known as a prolific poet and memoirist. But over the course of her freewheeling life, which included stints as a dancer, singer,...