Eureka! An Airship

Eureka! An Airship

While the Eureka zeppelin technically is berthed in San Francisco, it makes frequent trips south to offer L.A.’s thrill-seekers sky rides aboard the only passenger airship in America.

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Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Jean Paul Gaultier is the designer behind some of fashion’s most memorable looks, from Madonna’s cone bras to 1980s kilt-inspired man-skirts. But the legendary French couturier has not only made clothes for the concert stage and the runway; he has also designed for the big screen, creating costumes for films like Peter Greenaway’s The Cook,(…)

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Sustainable Pittsburgh

Sustainable Pittsburgh

Over 135 years after Andrew Carnegie helped make Pittsburgh one of the world’s leading steel suppliers, the Iron City is still working to shed its antiquated coal-hole stereotype.

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It’s…Funnyman!

It’s…Funnyman!

After the success of their first creation, Superman, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster tried to recreate the magic with Funnyman, the “first Jewish superhero.”

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Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

For anyone who has ever felt drawn to the Beat Generation, yet has never fully comprehended its history, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters provides a long-awaited context for the lives, loves, and poetry of its founders.

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The Art of John Lurie

The Art of John Lurie

Musician, indie-film star, and the man behind the TV series Fishing With John, John Lurie is a provocative visual artist, as well. Reminiscent of cave paintings, Lurie’s emotionally charged works are paired with clever and engaging narrative titles.

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Bob Baker Marionettes

Bob Baker Marionettes

For nearly half a century, puppet master Bob Baker has been entertaining people of all ages at his marionette theater near downtown.

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Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum Theatre

The Orpheum Theatre opened in 1926 in Downtown’s Broadway Theater District, then home to the largest number of movie palaces in the United States.

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Eyes on Mars

Eyes on Mars

If NASA’s Dr. Andrew E. Johnson ever gets to walk on Mars, he’ll have no problem finding the right shoes.

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Speaking with John

Speaking with John

John Lurie has starred in a string of Jim Jarmusch films in the ’80s, wrote and directed the cult-hit TV series Fishing With John, and composed dozens of albums and film scores.

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