- For centuries, experts were mystified by Gothic boxwood miniatures — intricate scenes carved into walnut-size spheres in the 1400s and 1500s. Now, high-resolution scans bring their detail to life. Step inside the beads yourself in this 360° video.
- Travel through Victorian England as the Brontë sisters prove themselves in a man’s world. Then take a Mediterranean vacation with some passionate couples.
- What the auctions of rare manuscripts tell us about the human heart.
- Ms. O’Hara got her start as a producer in the mid-1980s at the Kitchen, the experimental performance space in Chelsea.
- Trying on gowns to wear to the “Going in Style” premiere, the longtime actress is too shy to talk about sex. Sort of.
- Artist Kendra Haste was commissioned to create sculptures of the wild animals that once lived in the Royal Menagerie. Get a 360 view of her studio/zoo and the installation at the Tower of London.
Whatâ€™s on TV Saturday: Adam Driver in â€˜Patersonâ€™ and a Murderous Mother-to-Be in â€˜Prevengeâ€™Mr. Driver gets behind the wheel — and turns his musings into poetry — in “Paterson.” And an expectant mother goes on a killing rampage guided by her fetus in “Prevenge.”
- Entrants in the reality television series “Eden” emerged from the Scottish wilderness, only to learn the show stopped broadcasting last summer.
- Mr. Wrightson, who learned his craft by studying comics and taking correspondence courses, loved to meet fans and attend conventions.
- Don Hunstein NEED SOME DESCRIPTION HERE
- As a staff photographer for Columbia Records, Mr. Hunstein shot Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and many others.
- The Hays Arts Council and other small-town groups have proved nimble in maintaining programs despite inconsistent funding since 2011.
Facing Pressure From an Increasingly Fair-Oriented Art World, Londonâ€™s Vilma Gold Gallery Will CloseIn a vaguely worded email sent yesterday, London’s Vilma Gold gallery revealed that it would close and begin what it called “a new model of collaboration” with its artists. The news came from Rachel Williams, the gallery’s owner and director, … Read More
- Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More
- Gritty electronics, a Baroque hoedown and a burly Texan roar were among the highlights.
- The center in Harlem posted video of what its headquarters may eventually look like, and announced financing efforts under its new board president.
- A Showtime documentary on homegrown jihadists in the United States suggests the futility of the president’s travel and immigration policy.
- Irish Repertory Theater has brought back Ciaran O’Reilly’s revelatory production of O’Neill’s 1920 play, with an almost entirely new cast.
- Excerpts from Elfriede Jelinek’s “On the Royal Road: The Burgher King,” a work inspired by the president, will be presented in New York on Monday.
â€˜Thereâ€™s Something in This Model That Feels Outdatedâ€™: Ibid Gallery Closes Its Central London SpaceClosures of mid-sized galleries keep on coming, with another one now across the Pond: Ibid Gallery, which was established by Magnus Edensvard in 2004 in London, has closed its space in central London permanently. The gallery will, however, continue to operate its … Read More
- Hear 10 notable new tracks, from a 1959 Thelonious Monk recording to Gorillaz's collaboration with Popcaan to a song off Chuck Berry's final album.
- In “The Arrangement,” a couple devise a “six-month-long adultery program.”
- The singer and guitarist on his controversial interviews, playing with Dead & Company and dancing in his coming music video.
- "Baer's paintings should not be as hard to take as they apparently are." Read More
- The projects include a six-part documentary series and a film, both inspired by elements from two books about the teenager who was killed in 2012.
- Catalogues raisonnés are many things to many people. As robust tomes that attempt to faithfully reproduce every known work of art by the painters and sculptors who serve as their subjects—say, Paul Cézanne, Jacob Epstein, or even Dan Flavin—they function … Read More
- The pianist and trumpeter talk about their work on the new album “The Music of John Lewis,” their New Orleans roots and their musical forefathers.
- Some people are calling Sam Gold’s “The Glass Menagerie” manipulative. I call it vital theater.
- Starting with his time as the (literal) poster boy for New Wave cinema, Jean-Pierre Léaud has become a stand-in of sorts for Frenchmen at every age.
- Mr Léaud, now 72, stars in "Albert Serra’s “The Death of Louis XIV,” which opens Friday, March 31.
- The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles has made two recent curatorial hires: Amanda Hunt, who will now be the museum’s director of education and public programs, and Anna Katz, who will be an assistant curator. Hunt began her position … Read More
- How revisiting favorites from youth is also about revisiting — and embracing — the person you were then.
- Just days before Hong Kong elects its new leader, Art Basel Hong Kong opened to the public on Thursday and continues through Saturday. Situated along the northern waterfront of Hong Kong Island and flanked on one side by a major construction … Read More
- Pete Holmes says his show, “Crashing,” isn’t just another comedian playing himself. It’s about comedians before they are really comedians.
- News in BriefsSterling Ruby is working in a spectacularly commercial fashion thanks to what gets called “patronage” from Calvin Klein. On top of a big advertising campaign, the artist has redesigned the style company’s office building—complete with work enlisting his … Read More
- After a Wednesday matinee, Jessica Weeks and John Bryant, more comfortable behind the scenes, took center stage to say, “I do.”
- A new documentary explores the life and work of this musician and artist, who died last year. He wanted to dissolve musical hierarchies.
- New Yorkers will have two chances to reassess the choreographer’s influence, first within a program of Stephen Petronio’s “Bloodlines.”
- Trevor Nunn presents an uneasy hybrid of the Terence Rattigan work, while a new play about the origins of the S.D.P. is punchy and vibrantly directed by Polly Findlay.
- Gallery and website owners describe the particular allure of artist-made jewelry.
- As the G.O.P. tries to pass a health care bill, the “Daily Show” host said it was “weird to be living in a world where musicians put more planning into their work than politicians.”
- The actresses, who star in HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” developed a tight friendship after playing “sort-of awful people” and then mother and daughter.
Whatâ€™s on TV Friday: Kate del Castillo in â€˜Ingobernableâ€™ and Lady Gaga on â€˜RuPaulâ€™s Drag Raceâ€™Ms. del Castillo is the first lady of Mexico in the thriller “Ingobernable,” on Netflix. And Lady Gaga opens a season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” on VH1.
- Roanoke Times
Arts & Extras: North Cross showcases cross-section of artwork tied to school
The “Behind Closed Doors” gallery show features a self-portrait by the famed folk artist Howard Finster. bcd_Juan Manuel Granados.jpg. Courtesy Ellen McGimsey. Juan Manuel Granados, a native of Argentina who divides his time between Roanoke and ...and more »
- Stars like Katie Couric and Lena Dunham often revel in putting a personal spin on the ho-hum ads they read as they host their digital shows.
- Stars like Katie Couric and Lena Dunham often revel in putting a personal spin on the ho-hum ads they read as they host their podcasts.
- Arts and culture important to quality of life in NW Indiana
Some consider the arts and culture to be an elitist issue that has little impact on the quality of life a region provides. I've heard that often in Northwest Indiana, but I don't believe it. And if it ever was true, it's less so today. There's a ...
- The singing scenery of “Miss Saigon” is back on Broadway, with political corrections and a newly proportioned cast.
School district to build fine arts center, athletic complex on Eastern Star Home site - Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram
School district to build fine arts center, athletic complex on Eastern Star Home site
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The 28.5-acre former Eastern Star Home property at Division and Collins streets was bought in December by the Arlington school district. The home is shown here in 2012 before it was demolished. Max Faulkner Star-Telegram archives. By Patrick M. Walker.
- Indiana Daily Student
Shaolin Warriors bring martial arts to IU Auditorium
Indiana Daily Student
The Shaolin Warriors punched, kicked and flipped onstage Thursday night in the IU Auditorium to deliver a martial arts-based performance. The show was part of China Remixed, a spring culture festival presented by the Arts and Humanities Council.
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