| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:26 AM
The word "legend" is as overused in the entertainment world as "diva" and "superstar."
But in Liza Minnelli's case, it really is apt. Not only does the songstress have four Tony Awards, two Golden Globes, an Emmy and a special "Legends" Grammy, but she...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The Forest Lawn Museum retrospective exhibition of Syd Mead’s half-century career as designer, illustrator and artist is composed of more than just renderings of his curious futuristic inventions. Mead shapes a utopian future made believable. His...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
With its wood floors, minimalist displays and Andy Warhol-painted skateboards hanging on the back wall, Handplant is far from your average O.C. skate shop.
Owner EG Fratantaro, marketing manager for industry biggie Sector 9, opened the shop last month at...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Where's the only place in the city you can eat, sleep and have your own private showing of museum-quality art?
For $3,000 a night you can rent out the Conrad’s new Gallery Suite. The space features ebony wood floors, chrome light fixtures, a...
| May 24, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
In movie time, how long has it been since 2002? So long that the vapid “Men in Black II” co-starred Lara Flynn Boyle.
Yet despite its reported $375 million budget, “Men in Black 3” arrives as a small movie...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:03 PM
More than a million dollars worth of art is missing in Detroit, now the FBI is working to find who did it.
In all, 19 works of art, including a piece by Andy Warhol, were taken from a business in the Detroit neighborhood of "Corktown".
| May 31, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art this weekend will honor Irving Blum, legendary director of the former Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles that launched the Pop Art movement's most famous names, for a lifetime of influence on the Southern California art scene....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:28 PM
It is the most sophisticated social event of the year in Orange County.
Art of Dining 2012, the Orange County Museum of Art's annual fundraising gala, honored Los Angeles art dealer Irving Blum, a visionary collector and exhibitor of contemporary art....
| Jun 23, 2012
Twenty-five years after his untimely death in early 1987, Pop Art pioneer Andy Warhol is still best known for the subversive, strangely deadpan way in which his paintings and prints make you think twice about the most familiar icons of American consumer...
| Jun 25, 2012
Without Hugh Hefner's Playboy magazine and its philosophy of unfettered heterosexual hedonism through stimulation of all the senses, there would have been no LeRoy Neiman. Usually mischaracterized as simply a sports artist, he was actually much more...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:43 AM
MUNICH — This is one of those towns that seems friendly but isn't.
It offers beer, but its heart is cold.
Personally, I like the real Munich better than the jolly stereotype. I like the incredible modern museums, the overly complex rules and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:48 PM
"Think! Think!" bellows artist Mark Rothko to his assistant Ken repeatedly throughout "Red," the Tony-winning play by John Logan that made its Central Florida debut Friday in an Orlando Shakespeare Theater production.
And thinking is surely what Logan...