| Apr 20, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live to continue the DISCOVERS THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES series in Los Angeles at the Skirball Cultural Center for their new exhibit, "MONSTERS AND MIRACLES: A JOURNEY THROUGH JEWISH PICTURE BOOKS" on display through August 1, 2010....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 5:06 AM
If you want to spend April in Paris but can't afford it, a short hop to Philadelphia may at least give you that French feeling.
After nearly three years of planning, the city kicks off the first Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts this...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 10:45 AM
The city of light shone especially brightly in the early 20th century as artists in nearly every discipline came together and revolutionized the art world.
The new documentary "Paris the Luminous Years" explores major turning points and crucial...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Marjorie “Joan” Causey McMillion, 76, of Laguna Beach, CA, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010, due to congestive heart failure.
McMillion was born to James Oliver Causey & Frances Elizabeth Nadeau on August 25, 1934, in Long Beach, CA. Her...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Moonstruck is a great food movie. Nicholas Cage on bread, the making of eggs, the great meeting scene in the restaurant with Olympia Dukakis and John Mahoney.
Moonstruck opens the 13th Annual Little Italy Film Festival tonight.
By the way, I'm looking...
| Nov 22, 2011
Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming?
—Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill.
A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:07 AM
When now-retired postal inspector John “Jack” Ellis destroyed nearly 100,000 pieces of fake artwork, he hoped it was the end of the fake-art ring he’d helped bust in the 1990s, but he had a feeling that wasn’t the case.
| Sep 10, 2008
Los Angeles -- Police are searching for an art thief that made off with millions of dollars worth of paintings from inside an Encino home, including works by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.
Investigators say the thief entered the home near Ventura...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:48 AM
On this date, five civic leaders incorporated the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, descendant of the Chicago Academy of Design, which had sprung up in 1866 and had mounted several exhibitions before the Chicago Fire claimed it. Thus, in 1882, when the...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 12:13 PM
Just after noon, Mayor Richard J. Daley pulled a cord attached to 1,200 square feet of blue-green fabric, unwrapping a gift "to the people of Chicago" from an artist who had never visited--and had shown no previous interest in--the city. The artist was...
| Mar 8, 2009
M any an opera plot is set in motion by a wicked curse that generates terrible heartache and loss. These days, it looks as if the real world of opera has been hit with a curse every bit as pernicious.
Although orchestras, art museums, theater troupes and...