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Frida Kahlo

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  • Monster Mash: David Sefton leaves UCLA Live; Seattle Art Museum cuts back; ballet star part of failed coup

     
    --Calling it quits: David Sefton has resigned after nearly a decade as executive and artistic director of the UCLA Live performing arts series, saying he was responding to "a major rethinking and restructuring" by his bosses, brought on by the......
  • Woolly School Garden, a vertical landscape for kids

     
    I’ve been smitten with Woolly Pockets ever since they came on the market in the spring of 2009. The fuzzy, brightly colored planters create an instant vertical garden without any complicated construction. Just fill the pockets with dirt, pop in a...
  • Self-portrait art session at Ford Amphitheatre

     
    Sometimes staring into a mirror is not enough. Sometimes, you have to stare into a mirror, and also paint a picture of yourself. Head to the lovely Ford Amphitheatre for a free art session with accomplished painter Victor Hugo Zayas, who will help you pay...
  • Performance review: Gregorio Luke’s 'Frida, a New Look' at Ford Ampitheatre

     
    Beguiling Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is easy to love, and further, to fetishize. Her distinctive color-drenched canvases, crammed with autobiographical lore from her tragedy-strewn life, tug the eye and the heart. This well-seasoned mix has...
  • On Mexico's Carlos Monsivais: 1938-2010

     
    Monsiváis was a journalist, a critic, a cinephile, a collector of historical and pop ephemera (which led eventually to the founding of a museum), and a tireless activist for human rights, indigenous rights, and gay rights. In hundreds of articles and...
  • Brand X Files: Glenn Beck University? Darker Mel Gibson revelations. Prince says Internet is 'over'

     
    Glenn Beck fusing paranoia with questionable conclusions based on spurious facts at an online university? Apparently so! Now everyone can get a degree in ... whatever it is that Glenn Beck talks about. Surely a degree in "Glenn Beck" will prepare you...
  • Google celebrates Frida Kahlo's 103rd birthday by doctoring its logo -- and her self-portrait

     
    If an image of a painting that pops up on a computer screen can be considered a viewing, then Frida Kahlo may be setting a record today for the most glimpses of an artist's self-portrait -- thanks to Google, which......
  • House of many spirits

    House of many spirits
    Rising steeply above the narrow sidewalk, the Casa de la Malinche resembles a 16th century fortress, and over the years this hulking edifice has seen its share of invasions and alterations, not all of them friendly. Its oldest sections are believed to...
  • The Craigslist Phenomenon

    The Craigslist Phenomenon
    Craig Newmark was the kid other kids picked on. Schoolmates didn't invite him to parties. He got low marks in "plays well with others." His sixth-grade teacher sent him to the school counselor, who fretted about Newmark's lack of social skills, then...
  • Double-barreled firepower

    It's one of the most urgent questions facing men of a certain age today, particularly in Latin American countries, a question that strikes at one's core values and affirms one's identity as a soccer-mad, tequila-swigging, red-blooded varon. That question...