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  • Making the best of a train stop

    Making the best of a train stop
    "America's Great Railroad Stations" Despite the best efforts of numerous government officials and agencies, American train travel is not what it used to be. That's the bad news. The good news is that there still are many people out there who...
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden: Moses Ezekiel statues receive People's Choice Award from Virginia Association of Museums

    Norfolk Botanical Garden: Moses Ezekiel statues receive People's Choice Award from Virginia Association of Museums
    Norfolk Botanical Garden is pleased to announced their nomination to the 2011 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program, a collection of 11 Moses Ezekiel statues, received the “People’s Choice Award” and given an honorable...
  • 'Once-in-a-lifetime' da Vinci exhibit insured for $2 billion

    'Once-in-a-lifetime' da Vinci exhibit insured for $2 billion
    A "once-in-a-lifetime" exhibition of paintings and drawings by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci  opened in London Wednesday. The show, "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan," at London's National Gallery includes nine of da Vinci's 15...
  • 'Marriage Lite' : The State Of Our Unions [Civil Unions]

    A January study in The New York Times sent a shiver through the institution of marriage when it found a continuing decline in the percentage of women who are married and living with their spouses. For days afterward, experts quibbled over the exact...
  • At Core Knowledge Academy, Important Subjects 'Enhanced'

    At Core Knowledge Academy, Important Subjects 'Enhanced'
    Several Hartford schools have seen major changes under Superintendent Steven J. Adamowski's district reform plan: Some underperforming schools were shut down, new schools were created, and other schools have been restructured. This is the last in a series...
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...
  • Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker

    Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker
    Carleen Hutchins, a violin maker who crafted some of the finest instruments of her time, invented new ones and, through science, came as close as anyone ever has to reproducing the venerated sound of the Stradivarius, died Aug. 7 at her home in Wolfeboro,...
  • Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective

    Marlene Dumas subject of MOCA retrospective
    THE LARGE mid-career survey of paintings by South African born, Amsterdam-based artist Marlene Dumas that opened last weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art represents, in effect, her Los Angeles debut. A few works have shown up in local exhibitions,...
  • Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver

    Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver
  • The Hammer Museum's striking rise

    The Hammer Museum's striking rise
    In 1998, Ann Philbin, director of the Drawing Center in New York, received a couple of letters from UCLA inviting her to apply for the top position at a fledgling museum near the university's campus. "I threw the letters in the garbage," she says. "I had...
  • Art review: 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention' at the Getty Museum

    Art review: 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention' at the Getty Museum
  • Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola

    Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola