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  • Escape Plan: La Dolce DC

    Escape Plan: La Dolce DC
    Rome wasn't built in a day, so Washington has given Italy five months. La Dolce D.C. is a celebration of all things Italian with arts, architecture, culture and food, running March through July. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy,...
  • 'America's Next Top Model' recap: Top 2 revealed

     
    Here's Janell on last night's Top Model:Previously, on America’s Next Top Model Who Doesn’t Require Excessive Personality: bubbly, spunky Chris was sent home. Also, the Tourism Bureau of Milan would like you to come and visit, although they...
  • Where medical masterpieces are made

    Where medical masterpieces are made
    As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle. Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
  • Ravens practice, 'Jersey Shore' and more Baltimore faves in 10Spot

    Ravens practice, 'Jersey Shore' and more Baltimore faves in 10Spot
    1. Open Ravens Practice So that 18-day summer training camp that was to be open to the public? Yeah, the Ravens want to make it up to you. They’re hosting an open practice Saturday, with gates open at 9 a.m. followed by practice at 10 (early-ish...
  • The genius of wine

     
    Sometimes events pass me by.I just heard about the Science Uncorked: The Genius of Wine series at the Maryland Science Center -- but it seems to be the second installment. This one is tied to the Science Center’s latest touring......
  • Review: 'Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered' by Dianne Hales

    Review: 'Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered' by Dianne Hales
    If you visit the Louvre Museum in Paris, you'll likely see a mob of tourists congregating around a single enigmatic portrait by Leonardo da Vinci while ignoring all the masterpieces nearby. With eyes that seem to follow you around the gallery, and lips...
  • Finding great art in Europe's smaller museums

    Finding great art in Europe's smaller museums
    For many travelers, a visit to one of the great treasure-chest museums -- Paris' Louvre, London's British Museum, Rome's Vatican -- is the highlight of a European trip. But sometimes a march through endless galleries dense with other tourists can be a...
  • "Divine Rivalry" To Open In San Diego -- With a Co-Author, New Cast

    “Divine Rivalry,” which had its world premiere at Hartford Stage two years ago, is having a future life, now co-written by Michael Kramer and D.S. Moynihan. (Kramer, a noted journalist, was the solo author when the play was produced in...
  • Thomas Kinkade dies at 54; 'Painter of Light' worked to project 'serene simplicity'

    Thomas Kinkade, the self-styled "Painter of Light" who died Friday at 54, once said he worked to "create images that project a serene simplicity." But despite his astonishing commercial success with luminous seascapes and paintings of cottages and...
  • Allure of Amboise snared even da Vinci

    Allure of Amboise snared even da Vinci
    The Loire River glides gently east to west, officially separating northern from southern France, and has come to define one of France's most popular tourist regions. The region is home to more than 1,000 castles and palaces in all shapes and sizes....
  • Go ahead, judge them by their covers

    Go ahead, judge them by their covers
    When architect and design firm owner Steve Kadlec was asked recently whether bookshelves were becoming obsolete in the iPad age, he wisecracked: "Who reads books? We buy them for pretty!" He was only half-joking. With digital competition, hardcover books...
  • Researcher: Mona Lisa Really da Vinci's Gay Lover

    Researcher: Mona Lisa Really da Vinci's Gay Lover
    (KTLA) -- There's a new debate brewing about Leonardo da Vinci's famous muse. Was the Mona Lisa really a man? Researcher Silvano Vicenti, the head of Italy's National Historic Commission, says he thinks so! It's long been thought the Mona Lisa was a...