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  • Summer plans simply bring family together

    It’s that time of year.   School’s out. Moms run into other moms at the grocery store. They say, “How are you?” and then they pop the question. It’s the default question that seems to be in the hard drive of suburban,...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds. It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...
  • Catching Up With Holden In NYC

    Catching Up With Holden In NYC
    NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
  • 'The Art of Wealth' paints detailed portrait of Huntingtons

    'The Art of Wealth' paints detailed portrait of Huntingtons
    The library of the Huntington in San Marino is large and stately, its walls lined with oversized 18th century French tapestries depicting wealthy noblemen and women frolicking in bucolic settings. "This is all Arabella," says art historian Shelley...
  • Detroit debates if museum's art can be sold to pay off city debts

    The Detroit Institute of Arts is in the midst of a debate over whether art from its collection can be sold off to cover city debt. At the center of the argument is whether the valuable paintings, sculptures and other works of art at the museum are city...
  • Nancy Stula Leaving Lyman Allyn For Benton Museum

    Nancy Stula Leaving Lyman Allyn For Benton Museum
    Nancy Stula, executive director and curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, is leaving that position to become executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art on the campus of University of Connecticut in Storrs. She starts her new job...
  • Metropolitan Museum says it will return Cambodian statues

    Metropolitan Museum says it will return Cambodian statues
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally. The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
  • Kanye West premieres new music on sides of buildings worldwide

    Kanye West is scheduled to perform Saturday night on the season finale of "Saturday Night Live," where the rapper is widely expected to preview material from an upcoming album that may be released on June 18. A day before that rather conventional...
  • Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant

     Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has been awarded an Interpretive Fellowship at Art Museums from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The museum is one of only seven recipients nationwide given this honor; the others are the Metropolitan...
  • Sharon and Jack Osbourne honored at 'Race to Erase M.S.' gala

    Sharon and Jack Osbourne honored at 'Race to Erase M.S.' gala
    Sir Elton John and Taio Cruz entertained at the star-studded 20th anniversary "Race to Erase M.S." gala fundraiser Friday night in Los Angeles. Kelly Osbourne presented the charity's Medal of Hope to her mother, Sharon, and brother Jack. Charity founder...
  • The Met Ball draws serious and sublime fashion

    The Met Ball draws serious and sublime fashion
    All eyes in the fashion world were on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball -- in NYC on Monday. This is the annual event at which celebrities and fashionistas kick it up a notch and wear their most dramatic looks....
  • New York's Met Museum celebrates punk's influence on fashion

    New York's Met Museum celebrates punk's influence on fashion
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With their black leather, studded jackets, ripped jeans, bondage trousers and messages of rebellion and anarchy, punks from the 1970s probably never envisioned that a major museum would be celebrating their influence on fashion 40...