FBI's history laced with homosexuality

by Drew Zahn's column -- Like many in the audience going to see "J. Edgar," the new biopic film about John Edgar Hoover, I am too young to have known the iconic lawman more…

'The 99' get away with grand larceny

by Drew Zahn's column -- It has often been asked whether movies reflect culture or shape it. I'd contend the answer is both, in a sort of lopsided dance that pushes society's values more…

Is this the Spanish Mona Lisa?

by Marisa Martin -- "Portrait of a Woman," Julio Romero de Torres, 1930 The "Spanish Mona Lisa," Christ clawing at magnetic neon sunbursts of atomic fission, the work of "the master of more…

Behold, the Occupy Wall Street messiah!

by Drew Zahn's column -- Here's something both tea partiers and the Occupy Wall Street gang can agree on: When wealthy, powerful interests get the keys to Big Government, nobody wins. But just more…

Occupy Wall Street art: Cirque d'Silly

by Marisa Martin -- You may have never heard the names Noah Fischer, Paddy Johnson or Kalle Lasn, but they are very occupied with Wall Street just now. As the spectacle known more…

Swashbucklers sure can be tempting

by Drew Zahn's column -- The latest reincarnation of "The Three Musketeers" – starring Orlando Bloom, Milla Jovovich and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz – is one of the most gorgeous films you will more…

Doom, hell and destruction visit museum

by Marisa Martin -- The Tate Museum in London currently spotlights hell, destruction, anguish and Armageddon. These events are portrayed through the works of John Martin, as famous for his vast paintings more…

Rembrandt paints the face of Jesus

by Marisa Martin -- "Christ with Folded Arms," Rembrandt One of my earliest memories of a museum was with Rembrandt. Not the man, of course, but his beautiful work hanging in San more…