CENTENNIAL BALL RAISES MORE THAN $923,000 AND CELEBRATES MUSEUM’S 100-YEAR LEGACY IN GRAND STYLE
Style & Arts Category Archive
As neighborhoods like North Park, Barrio Logan and East Village continue to grow and develop, the artists and craftspeople who once inhabited cheap spaces there are being priced out.
The Idle Hour: The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine
The city might change how it funds cultural nonprofits.
Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month’s spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two leading luxury centers are some way off following London Fashion Week in going fur-free
Kids doodle. Kids draw. Kids paint. Usually, followed with a kiss from mom who then proudly hangs the masterpiece on the refrigerator door. Club Kids of Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County have taken it a step further – their art now hangs on the gallery walls of the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.
Chanel took the fashion set on an exotic beach getaway for its catwalk show on Tuesday, as models wearing the French couture house’s trademark tweed suits and sun hats strolled barefoot along the sand, waves lapping at their feet.
Distressed denim looks got a glamorous makeover on the runway at Miu Miu on Tuesday, as models rocked jean dresses with sheer underlays and shimmering sequined trimmings on the last day of Paris Fashion Week.
LVMH’s Louis Vuitton presented a new collection fit for a space odyssey at the end of Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with futuristic, crystal-strewn looks, oversized sleeves and patterned dresses evoking skylines.
The Paula A. Lewis Branch Library is looking for Treasure Coast artists interested in displaying their works in the branch’s ArtSpace.
As anyone who has heard Tony Bennett sing can confirm, there’s something tangible about the sounds he creates, something you can’t quite put into words.
Jumpsuits were the order of the day at Stella McCartney’s catwalk show during Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with skin-tight floral numbers contrasting with more laid back, wide-legged boilersuit styles in white and blue tie-dye prints.
Like every successful Orange County socialite who turns 40, Pacific Symphony pulled out all the stops on Thursday for a glitzy birthday party that celebrated its many successes over the last four decades.
Paul Hodgins talks about the new Arts & Culture section at Voice of OC as well the future of Arts institutions, like the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory, in a changing Orange County.
On September 28th, the former national security advisor for the Trump administration, H. R. McMaster, will be on Chapman University’s campus to participate in a panel discussion titled “America in an Age of Perpetual War.”
Donald Margulies, one of America’s most successful playwrights, has been closely associated with Orange County since the beginning of his career.
Castile soap, a cleansing agent made entirely from plant oils, is an option worth considering.
Italy’s Gucci brought a dose of eccentricity to Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with a runway show featuring a parrot, eerie videos, frilly sequined looks and a surprise performance by British singer and actress Jane Birkin.
A pink diamond weighing in at almost 19 carats is set to go on tour before being auctioned in Geneva and could fetch a record price of between $30 million and $50 million, Christie’s auction house announced on Tuesday.
Christian Dior raised the curtain on Paris Fashion Week on Monday with a contemporary dance display on the catwalk and a runway collection to match, with skirts evoking tutus and airy shift dresses designed for freedom of movement.
The music and culture of the 1960s inspired Japanese designer Atsushi Nakashima’s spring/summer 2019 funk-themed collection which brought down the curtain on Milan’s fashion week.
they are now moving to the interior work, including major plaster repairs and upgrading the electrical system.
The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are “digital models” whose rise is dividing the fashion world.
Orange County School of the Arts Welcomes World-Renowned Guest Artists and Industry Professionals to Campus for 2018-2019 Master Artist Series
Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) students are given the opportunity to study alongside esteemed industry leaders, guest artists and teachers as part of the school’s third annual Master Artist Series.
Todd D. Smith, director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), announced today the appointment of Sarah Jesse to the position of deputy director. Among Jesse’s primary responsibilities will be the management of OCMA’s new temporary space at South Coast Plaza Village.
In a disused hangar in Istanbul, Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin uses thousands of metal human skulls and twisting, spiky animal horns to re-tell some ancient myths in a towering, fearsome installation.
Today, Sept. 17, 2018, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County announced that Tommy Phillips, 34, would succeed John Mangum as the organization’s new president and artistic director. We talked briefly with Phillips about his background and the new job, which he assumes Oct. 1.
London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, declaring itself fur-free for the first time as an increasing number of designers seek to burnish their ethical credentials.
Mickrockfest annual charity concert is to remember the late, great legendary guitarist, Mickey Crawford. Fourteen bands will be performing starting at 12 pm at Ocean Avenue on 123 San Marco Ave in St Augustine, Florida.
High-society favorite brand Carolina Herrera on Monday showed the first collection since Herrera stepped down as the house’s creative force.
Why is it that the words “arts” and “culture” send some people scrambling for the exit?
Today Voice of OC debuts an arts and culture section that will feature work from a team of acclaimed arts journalists.
No one wants to be a fashion victim, but fashion villains owned the runway on Friday as designers The Blonds served up spicy and spiky styles with a show inspired by Disney’s vamps and vixens.
A ballerina’s tutu, submerged in the Dead Sea and “frozen” by accumulated layers of salt into a 200 kg (440 lb) crystal-like sculpture, will soon go on international display, part of a unique artistic project at the lowest point on the planet.
New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world and when it kicks off Fashion Week on September 6 stylists, buyers, fashion enthusiasts and celebrities will be keen to see what has been declared “in style” for the spring and summer seasons.
Top designers, A-list stars and thousands of fashionistas will converge on New York this week for the annual week-long preview of Spring fashion, which officially kicks off on Thursday following a Wednesday evening show of creations by luxury brand maven Tom Ford.
Whether it’s a wall’s worth of graffiti, a sign at a protest, a song on the radio or a piece in a museum, political art is intended to send a message.
Marshall Exteriors is the only company in New York State to be recognized and appointed to the Remodelers Magazine Big50.
Vienna Zoo is luring visitors with a new attraction: a painting panda.
Ed Smith (69) cried when he first learnt of his Alzheimer’s diagnosis five years ago. Since then, he has embraced art as a way to fight off the effects of the disease.
Deep in rural Ukraine, a man from North Carolina has returned to his roots, moving to a village with a population of 500 in a bid to rekindle an almost lost tradition of Ukrainian folk music.
Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the famous faces that Chinese make-up artist He Yuhong can transform her features into, but now she’s turning to famous artworks.
Diana Benavidez grew up traversing the border between Chula Vista and Tijuana.
At left and right, examples of propaganda’s range of uses. In the center, a view of Inwood today.