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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Art review: 'Perpetual Motion: Michael Goldberg' at Cal State University, Long Beach

     
    For the last century and a half, art movements have followed hot on the heels of one another faster and more furiously than ever before. Even a quick list is dizzying, taking readers from Impressionism to Fauvism and Expressionism, onto......
  • Design of the Broad museum building is still upside down -- and now we know why (Updated)

     
    Do the galleries of a contemporary art museum really benefit very much from natural light filtering in from skylights overhead? No, not much – but you wouldn’t know that from Thursday morning’s public performance at Disney Concert Hall, where the......
  • It Speaks to Me: Mark Bradford on Mark Rothko's 'No. 61 (Rust and Blue)' at MOCA [Updated]

     
    Abstract painter Mark Bradford on abstract painter Mark Rothko...
  • Influences: Sitar player (and daughter) Anoushka Shankar

     
    Talking with Anoushka Shankar, 29, sitar player and composer. Daughter of sitar legend Ravi Shankar and half-sister to singer Norah Jones, Shankar became, in 2003, the youngest-ever woman nominated for a World Music Grammy....
  • ‘Red,’ ‘God of Carnage’ fill Orlando Shakespeare Theater season

     
    Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s artistic director, Jim Helsinger, has announced the final two plays of the Signature Series 2011-2012 season: The regional premiere of God Of Carnage, Yasmina Reza’s 2009 Tony award-winning comedy of grownups...
  • Harry 'Hunk' Anderson on why Stanford beat out San Francisco museums for the family’s big donation

     
    Bay Area art collectors Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson did not go to Stanford University. He went to Hobart College in Buffalo, where he started a food services business with two partners while still a senior (taking over one......