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Third Time's the Charm for International Film Festival of Panama

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

IFF Panama's significance on the film festival circuit was firmly established by its third edition, which wrapped April 9 in Panama City. Festival...

5 Reasons to Visit Panama City Right Now

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

I think we've all gotten the message that winter has been extended. If you're ready to pack your bags and head south, Panama City is the ticket. Exotica plus ease. Sunshine and smiles.

Does Downtown Need Frank Gehry?

Jack Skelley | Posted 03.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

The question is whether Gehry and the other mega projects can, starting from scratch, capture the magic Downtown is already generating. Will they selfishly corral pedestrians? Will they be bunkers and monoliths? Will L.A. commit the same old errors?

The Gulf Coast's Merry Mardi Gras Fest

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

A fine place to start Mardi Gras meanderings is at Biloxi's Mardi Gras Museum. Located in the historic Magnolia Hotel, this museum traces the three hundred year history of Mardi Gras on the Gulf Coast. The costumes are outrageous and quite beautiful.

Frank Gehry: What Is The Connection Between The Dancing Shiva And The Disney Hall?

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.15.2014 | World

Frank Gehry is the acclaimed architect of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles -- which just celebra...

Frank Gehry Could Get Another Shot At Downtown LA Skyline

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 03.16.2014 | Los Angeles

Renowned architect Frank Gehry may get another chance to reimagine the downtown Los Angeles skyline, with county officials poised on Tuesday to consid...

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Sunday, Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As a critic who regularly attends a couple of film festivals a year I average seeing four films a day and have been known to see as many as six in one day. So I have to admit I appreciate the more casual approach to scheduling at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...

September: Chicago at Its Best

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Chicago is notorious for its less than perfect weather, which changes, seemingly, every few minutes. Two weeks ago, the very moment my plane landed ...

The American Grandeur of Cleveland

Sally Fay | Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel
Sally Fay

In 2013, Cleveland has a different kind of American grandeur than it did in its industrial heyday of the early 20th century, but rather than get stuck in the past and not learn the lessons from it, the city has aged well into a modern, global and down-to-earth city.

An LA Architect Crosses the Border Into Relevance

Harris Silver | Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Harris Silver

Here is a residence that exists in contrast to contemporary architectural criticism which rejects traditional ideas of beauty and is interested in the odd, and grotesque. According to Zellner, "this house in not interested in producing aesthetic novelty, the most radical thing about the house, is not being weird."

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

MutualArt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.

MoMA Makes An Adorable Storybook About Architecture

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Karissa Rosenfield Inspiring builders of all ages, MoMA has released their first storybook, following the advent...

Exhibitions that Engage Instead of Lecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you are an architecture buff and Los Angeles is your hunting ground, then you are in luck. Over the last few months, thanks to the Getty initiati...

The Problem With the Frank Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

Wednesday it was announced that a federal commission charged with building a national monument honoring President Eisenhower voted unanimously to appr...

MOCA Displays Frank Gehry's Design for Chinese Museum!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My hero is Frank Gehry, the octogenarian genius who created the magnificent Walt Disney Hall, the startling Guggenheim Bilboa Spain building, and so much more.

Honey, I Shrunk The Gehry Structures!

Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts

"I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope," Frank Gehry told Ros...

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic co...

The Next Big Thing In Architecture

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

When Frank Gehry's latest tower rose out of lower Manhattan in all its rippled steel glory in early 2011, architecture critics basically died, they we...

Los Angeles, a Giraffe of a City

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I have lived in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, and still, I'm as intrigued and fascinated by this city today as I was on my day one. Yes, you m...

Starchitect Asked To Make 'Anonymous' Design For Facebook Building

Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts

Frank Gehry is known for his flashy style, like the eye-catching Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and the iconic Bilbao Guggenheim Museum in Sp...

Let's Win This One For Ike

Roger Stone | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
Roger Stone

The controversy over the memorial stem from a design by architect Frank Gehry, which calls for four acres of land walled by 13 80-foot tall towers which will support giant, steel tapestries depicting different scenes from Eisenhower's life.

MOCA Triples Endowment, Gets 'Financial Security'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

If MOCA were starring in its own Lifetime original movie, this would be the part where the protagonist gets his or her life back on track. The contem...

None of My Business -- Or Is It?

Norman Lear | Posted 05.20.2013 | DC
Norman Lear

We veterans of WWII and everyone who remembers Eisenhower, this gentle man with the giant fist, the president who kept us out of conflict after conflict, often against the advice of those around him, have an investment in how he is remembered.

Redcat Theatre at Disney Hall Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With Gala Event

Jay Weston | Posted 05.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

On Saturday evening, the Redcat Theatre at downtown's Disney Hall celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala celebration, which also honored The Walt Disney Company and artist Catherine Opie.