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  • Jack Levine dies at 95; social realist painter

    Jack Levine dies at 95; social realist painter
    Jack Levine, a social realist artist who skewered the rich and powerful in paintings that echoed Old Masters like Goya and El Greco stylistically, has died. He was 95. The artist died Monday at his New York City home, according to his son-in-law, Leonard...
  • Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'

    Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'
    Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...
  • Martha Stewart to teach '2 Broke Girls' some manners?

     
    Martha Stewart will guest star on "2 Broke Girls" with Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs. Martha Stewart's "2 Broke Girls" episode airs May 7....
  • Fashion News: Rihanna wears PJs to 'Battleship' premiere

     
    Rihanna seems to have worn pajamas on Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of her new film, "Battleship." Miranda Kerr and baby Flynn star on the cover of Who magazine. And more fashion news....
  • Metropolitan Opera's 'Ring' cycle is under fire

     
    The Metropolitan Opera is in full "Ring" mode this month as it prepares to launch the complete staging of its new, multi-million dollar production of Wagner's four-part epic, directed by Robert Lepage....
  • Metropolitan Opera competition winners include L.A. Opera singer

     
    Janai Brugger is among the winners of this year's Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. The soprano is currently enrolled in Los Angeles Opera's Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program....
  • LACMA, Getty among 134 museums joining Google's art site

     
    Google knows something about the power in numbers, even in an art website. Google Art Project (www.googleartproject.com), which launched last year with virtual tours and digitized artworks from 17 museums, has added 134 new museums to its site,...
  • Ceramics artist Kenneth Price dies at 77

     
    Kenneth Price, a prolific Los Angeles artist whose work with glazed and painted clay transformed traditional ceramics while also expanding orthodox definitions of American and European sculpture since the 1960s, died early Friday at his home and studio in...
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
  • Stewart and Lynda Resnick decry unflattering new book as 'fiction'

     
    Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the noted L.A. arts patrons and owners of POM Wonderful and other brands, are denouncing the new book "Unreal Estate" by Michael Gross that they say paints an untruthful portrait of them and their Sunset House property....
  • Monster Mash: Plug pulled on 'Funny Girl'; Getty Museum suit

     
    Producers in New York have pulled the plug on the revival of "Funny Girl" that was to open at the Ahmanson Theatre in early 2012 before transferring to Broadway in April. The J. Paul Getty Trust has failed to stop a lawsuit by the Armenian Orthodox Church...