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  • Happy (early) birthday, Irving Blum!

     
    This month, a gallery announcement landed in art-world mailboxes and inboxes with a bit more splash than usual. On one side of the folded card: a photograph of the storied art dealer Irving Blum posing on a boat called Ferus......
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers preparing for FC Barcelona

     
    -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan reports on the response from Andrew Bynum to Phil Jackson's speculation about having Bynum be a "short-minute guy." Said Bynum: "I think everything will be all right. I just need to be healthy. I need to get back playing and...
  • Jazz review: Nels Cline and David Breskin's 'Dirty Baby' at LACMA

     
    "Someone said these poems were sad," the rich-voiced David Breskin slowly said between recitations at LACMA's Bing Theater Thursday night. "It's not a Broadway musical," he added with a smile. No one in the crowd would have argued. Presented as......
  • Toyota Teases New Prius Model on Facebook

     
    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Toyota Prius, the automaker gave its fans a sneak peek of an upcoming addition to the Prius family on Facebook. If you look at the billboard ??? which, for some reason, is made......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Nowhere Boy' may be serious comedy contender at Golden Globes | Michael Caine gripes he ought to have more Oscars

     
    • "Proving that its buzz wasn't short-lived, Facebook movie 'The Social Network' topped the box office for the second weekend in a row, with ticket sales down a small 31% from its debut at $15.5 million," reports the L.A. Times. That helps to sustain...
  • Amway Center Art Collection celebrates Orlando

     
    Here's the front-page story I wrote last week about the Amway Center Art Collection… Reposting it here on the Orlando Arts Blog is a bit of housekeeping on my end. The story will disappear from the news collections, and posting it here helps keep...
  • North Korea parties likes it's 1934

     
    Kim Jong Il's country is ordered to have a grand time marking the 65th anniversary of the imposition of rule by his father's Worker's Party....
  • Kim Jong Eun's creepy debutant ball

     
    For a dictator/national savior-in-waiting, this is more like it: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il presided over a military parade Sunday alongside his youngest son and eventual successor in a massive coming-out party for the newly anointed and still-...
  • Shh! David Schwimmer got married in June -- don't tell!

     
    Let this news bite bolster your faith in the possibility that onetime "Friends" can also be lovers: David Schwimmer quietly married British photographer Zoe Buckman at a small private ceremony back in June, EW.com reports. No statement was issued, and.......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscar exec Bruce Davis retiring | 'The King's Speech' tops Dave Karger's Oscar predix | Eminem and Lady Antebellum lead AMA nominations

     
    • As Nikki Finke reports, "This is truly the end of an era. I've just learned that Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences executive director Bruce Davis announced at this evening's Board Of Governors meeting that he intends to retire on June 30th,...
  • TV This Week for Oct. 17th – 23th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 17 - 23 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY “The Wire's” Idris Elba is back on the small screen......
  • Art review: Gao Brothers at Duncan Miller

     
    In “The Utopia of the 20 Minute Embrace No. 6,” a large color photograph, men and women scattered throughout a cavernous, unfinished building pair off for sustained hugs. They could pass for couples on the last leg of a dance......