| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:16 AM
An art exhibition in Vienna dedicated to the male nude is reportedly welcoming nudists to experience the galleries au naturel after public hours.
A spokesman for the Leopold Museum in Vienna told Reuters that there was a request by an association...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Is it indie-rock season in Hampton Roads? Maybe. Two notable indie touring acts will be playing separate shows in Norfolk this weekend.
E.D. Sedgwick, not the late actress and Andy Warhol associate but the Washington, D.C. songwriter otherwise known...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
When Sir Elton John glanced at Bernie Taupin's computer screen a few weeks ago, he noticed a vivid red and white painting with light shades of blue popping out from the background.
"'Is that one of yours?' he asked me," Taupin recounted. "When I...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art is set to begin a year of special events beginning in February, kicking off a season of cutting-edge art events in the OC.
Museum director Dennis Szakacs and his team are sponsoring an exhibition titled "Richard Jackson:...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Let's pretend for a moment that you're raising your kids the way people did in the olden days, before traveling taekwondo clubs and chess club championships and daylong birthday parties at paintball shooting ranges.
In other words, let's pretend you'...
| Jan 13, 2013
Design mavens across the country had cause for regret in February when Murray Moss closed the doors of his namesake store in SoHo (though a highly edited website, mossonline.com, still lives on). Now where to go and see the latest and greatest in...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Two very different cities in eastern and southern Europe — Kosice, Slovakia, and Marseille, France — begin their yearlong tenures as official European Capitals of Culture in 2013, a tradition dating to 1985.
The two co-Capitals of Culture...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:36 AM
In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:13 PM
With Newport-Mesans in the Olympics, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a conventional "top 10...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"SHE WAS LIKE A HORSE ON THE TRACK. Nothing, and then the bell goes, and something happens," said Hollywood cinematographer James Wong Howe about Greta Garbo.
If you're like me, sometimes you roam your living quarters picking up and putting down books...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If you're like me, staggering heels are a challenge, even on a good day.
Corona del Mar resident Julie Johnson felt the same way and launched her own shoe line: Newport Beach-based Olivia Childs.
The shoe line is what Johnson calls the alternative...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A pair of artists has turned 10,000 private photos they say they stole from 100 hard drives into a an exhibit on display London's Carroll/Fletcher gallery....