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  • Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts

    Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts
    It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford." "I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Houston, Texas

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Houston, Texas
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston is known for its energy companies, urban sprawl, humidity and NASA's Johnson Space Center. But lately the Bayou City has been gaining accolades for a robust cultural scene. From the performing and visual arts to food and...
  • Drawn and Quarteted: Artists Find a 'Landing Place' in T.S. Eliot's Poetry

    Drawn and Quarteted: Artists Find a 'Landing Place' in T.S. Eliot's Poetry
    When T.S. Eliot was completing his cycle of poems called The Four Quartets in 1942, German bombs were falling near where he worked in London. Given the setting and his own often inscrutable intellectualism, this work — six years in the making...
  • Jonathan Groff to star in Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' film

    Jonathan Groff to star in Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' film
    Stage and screen star Jonathan Groff has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's "The Normal Heart," an HBO film about the early days of the  AIDS epidemic in New York City. Groff, who recently appeared in the Mark Taper Forum's production of "Red," will play...
  • Ai Weiwei stage play gets favorable reviews in London

    There have been a number of stage plays devoted to the lives of visual artists -- Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso and Mark Rothko have all received the grand theatrical treatment. But Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is unlike the others in that he is a bonafide...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • At the Goodman Theatre, a taut canvas streaked with 'Red'

    At the Goodman Theatre, a taut canvas streaked with 'Red'
    Of all the sacred monsters of the art world, surely none was as discomfited by a flat, still canvas as Mark Rothko. If you were to distill this formidable abstract-expressionist painter down to two words — folly, I know — you could do worse...
  • Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch

    Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch
    Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish. 'Follies' Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
  • 2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE

    2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE
    New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
  • Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin

    Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin
    Rico Lebrun was probably the most famous Modern American artist working in Los Angeles in the decade following World War II. Yet, when the J. Paul Getty Museum opened "Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970" on Saturday, kicking off the...
  • Scene & Heard: 'Artist's Museum Happening' gala at MOCA

    Scene & Heard: 'Artist's Museum Happening' gala at MOCA
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's recent fundraiser was proclaimed to be many things: Trailed by a "60 Minutes" TV crew, while being observed by Connie Bruck for a New Yorker profile, Eli Broad said the "Artist's Museum Happening" promised to redefine...
  • Stanford picks architect for art collection's $30.5-million home

     
    Stanford University has picked New York's Ennead Architects to build a $30.5 million home for a collection of contemporary American art it was given earlier this year. It's part of an arts building boom on the Palo Alto campus....