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  • CD Players Make Slow Exit From New Cars

    Car CD players will soon go the way of the tape deck, according to Automotive News. Around 331,000 cars will be sold without CD players by the end of this year, says John Canali, an analyst for the research company Stratacom. Canali expects that number...
  • Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park

    Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park
    Say it isn't so! No more holiday Festival of Lights on Constitution Plaza? This from the mayor's office. Somehow I just don't think it will be the same... "A beloved 47-year-old holiday tradition in the City of Hartford is getting reinvigorated thanks to...
  • Roundup: Da Vinci developer speaks, Gurlitt's hoard, Le Corbusier's past

    Roundup: Da Vinci developer speaks, Gurlitt's hoard, Le Corbusier's past
    Arts stories worth reading include pieces on the Armenian genocide's textile legacy, controversy at Kenya’s Venice Biennale Pavilion, a curator who tries to show the complete Nazi-era art hoard, and LACMA landing a rare sculpture. Plus: The...
  • 'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

    'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum
    For once, being late paid off. Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was uncharacteristically serene on a recent Friday evening as about 100 guests mingled in the majestic lobby sipping cocktails. The Dutch national art and history museum was open after-hours...
  • Letterman bumpers get new life in gallery photo show

    Letterman bumpers get new life in gallery photo show
    Nothing says David Letterman like a greasy, New York City pizza box strewn with leftover crust remnants and crushed beer cans. The late-night TV host may be retiring next month after 33 years on the air, but many of the photographs that ran as “...
  • South Coast Repertory gets second Time Warner grant to develop new work

    South Coast Repertory gets second Time Warner grant to develop new work
    South Coast Repertory, known for its prolific commissioning of new works by both emerging and established writers, now has more firepower behind it. The Time Warner Foundation has awarded the Tony-winning theater company with a two-year, $150,000 grant....
  • Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' model dies at 92

    Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' model dies at 92
    Mary Doyle Keefe was a 19-year-old telephone operator in Arlington, Vt., when in 1943 she posed as a model for Norman Rockwell, her neighbor. She sat only twice for the painter, earning $5 a session. But her image as "Rosie the Riveter," the symbol of...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Key West flavors Visitors can taste their way through the history and flavors of Key West with Made in Key West Food Tours. The current food circuit is the Southernmost Food...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.

    Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing a 12.2% spending increase for the Department of Cultural Affairs, which would receive the biggest boost during what has been a very lean, recession-...
  • Julia Wolfe's 'Anthracite Fields' wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music

    Julia Wolfe's 'Anthracite Fields' wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music
    Julia Wolfe has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music for her folk-classical hybrid work "Anthracite Fields.” The piece was given its premiere in April 2014 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the...