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  • Smithsonian, national monuments set to reopen as shutdown ends

    Smithsonian, national monuments set to reopen as shutdown ends
    The Smithsonian museums and national monuments will begin reopening Thursday as the federal government resumes operations after a late-night Wednesday congressional deal to end the 16-day shutdown. On its website, the Smithsonian said all of its museums...
  • MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity

    MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity
    After taking on rising sea levels and the foreclosure crisis, the Museum of Modern Art’s newly activist architecture and design department is set to tackle the megacity. The museum on Thursday announced an exhibition and series of design workshops...
  • Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school

    Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school
    Philanthropist Eli Broad has donated $250,000 to the downtown arts high school, officially signaling his influential approval for a high-profile, high-cost campus that has struggled to win civic support since opening in 2009. The gift is a significant...
  • Ricky Gervais bleeps-out on 'Piers Morgan Live'

    Ricky Gervais bleeps-out on 'Piers Morgan Live'
    One of the challenges of writing about – and quoting – comedians, we here at Show Tracker have found, is that you typically can’t use the (often foul-mouthed) best stuff they say. It seems that Piers Morgan had the same problem....
  • 2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches

    2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches
    Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday. The annual report...
  • Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie

    Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie
    The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5. NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
  • A look inside Eli Broad's museum, which will offer free admission

    A look inside Eli Broad's museum, which will offer free admission
    As construction continues on the downtown Los Angeles museum Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have dubbed the Broad, the couple were due to give a look inside in a “hard-hat tour” Tuesday for news media and invited guests. And they had some...
  • Review: 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' takes blissfully eclectic journey

    Review: 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' takes blissfully eclectic journey
    “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” is, dramaturgically speaking, a bit of a dog's breakfast. Scholars agree that Shakespeare's play was largely written by a collaborator -- and a hack at that. The plot includes an incestuous king, two tempests at sea,...
  • Sharon Stone will host MOCA's Distinguished Women in the Arts event

    Sharon Stone will host MOCA's Distinguished Women in the Arts event
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, it appears, has really good basic instincts. The museum announced on Thursday that it has chosen actress Sharon Stone to host its eighth Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon. The Nov. 6 event, which generally...
  • Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera

    Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera
    Los Angeles Opera is going to be $7 million richer thanks to a new gift from billionaire Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe. The gift, being made through the couple's charitable organization, the Broad Foundation, represents the largest sum they have...
  • Koch Brothers Protests Put Pressure on Tribune Co., Even If It Is 'Premature'

    As public interest groups, progressive orgs and Writers Guild of America, East members rallied on Wednesday against the prospect that conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch would buy Tribune Co. or the Los Angeles Times, the official word is...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction
    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...