| Nov 7, 2000
David Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88.
Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:23 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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:26 AM
One of Ansel Adams' pet peeves was when Alan Ross would forget to turn off a battery-powered digital thermometer in the dark room.
He communicated his displeasure about the batteries wearing out by leaving notes that read, "You left the thermometer on...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Now Through Dec. 1. This exhibit will feature a variety of works crafted out of wood. Tues.-Fri., noon-6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Coral Gables Museum Corp., 285 Aragon Ave. 305-603-8067 or...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The Laguna Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of "A Christmas Memory" as the third installment of its 2013-14 Season of Stars.
Previews kick off Dec. 3, and the show runs from Dec. 7 to 29, at 606 Laguna Canyon Road.
"It's the perfect holiday...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The shutdown of the federal government means that our national parks -- including Yosemite -- are being closed today. Ironically, the closing of the awe-inspiring California park comes as it celebrates its 123rd anniversary, which is noted in today's...
| Jun 9, 2013
Not long after walking into the newest exhibit at The Mariners' Museum, your eyes and feet will tell you that "Fragile Waters" is no ordinary collection of black-and-white pictures.
Even from far across the completely revamped space that was once the...
| Mar 15, 2013
These were typical days for the keen shutterbugs behind the New York Photo League: Hit the five boroughs and train a lens on shoeshine boys, immigrant fathers with children in freezing weather and the working-class commuting in subway cars. During the...
| Jan 31, 2012
For the last 30 years, Michael Melford of Mystic has traveled the world for National Geographic magazine, taking pictures of historic sites and natural wonders.
Now Melford reached a new plateau in his artistic career: One of his photos has become a...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A few years ago, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts officially began accepting photographs for its permanent collection of fine art.
But these days, society is way past asking whether photos are art. With widespread use of digital enhancement of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Ansel Adams is documented to have said, "The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it." If Adams were alive today, I doubt his claim would change, though some may argue that the most important component of a camera now...