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Leading downtown art gallery to close

Leading downtown art gallery to close

Les Yeux du Monde, the Water Street art gallery owned and directed by Lyn Warren, will vacate its space on June 30. An exhibit by photographer James Nachtwey, ironically titled “The Unvanquished” and planned as part of the second annual Festival of the Photograph, will be LYDM’s last show, according to Warren.

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

It took the Atlanta hip-hop chemists in OutKast five albums to record 2003’s hit single “Hey Ya!” and hijack both the rhythm of the public consciousness and the Billboard Hot 100. The following year, OutKast became the first hip-hop act to win Grammy awards for Album of the Year and Best Rap Album on the […]

Hartz takes job at Oregon

Hartz takes job at Oregon

According to a press release from the University of Oregon, former UVA Art Museum director Jill Hartz, whose name was quietly removed from the museum’s staff website during the winter, has accepted a position as executive director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon.

Births and deaths

Births and deaths

The gods that pass judgment on each Live Arts season were benevolent during the community theater’s April 21 season announcement. Seated in the balcony, members of the reading committee—including J. Hernandez, fresh from a brilliantly two-sided turn in The Voysey Inheritance at Culbreth Theatre; critical carving knife and Daedalus bookstore owner Sandy McAdams; directors Kay […]

The Voysey Inheritance

The expression “behind closed doors” is a favorite of mine. There’s the weight of it, the dense and dark tone of its implication mixed with the fluff and nothingness of the actual phrase, like a mother telling a child “Because I said so, that’s why.” There’s the gameshow temptation, the “Deal or No Deal” thrill […]

The boxer’s dream

The boxer’s dream

Leslie Banta’s memory of her nightmare is very sharp, the details burned into her brain, possibly furrowed somewhere near those loops and wrinkles that inform her work as an artist. Her family had just moved from Montgomery, Alabama, to Tuscaloosa—the same city, it bears mentioning, where multimedia artist William Christenberry spent much of his adolescence, […]

Juggling your rights

Main feature: You can’t say that!Roll call for the 2008 Muzzle Awards, this year starring The Cavalier Daily and a host of other would-be censors If your business card advertises you as both a stand-up comedian and juggler, you might wonder if tacking on a third occupation—“lobbyist,” for example—is trying to keep one pin too […]