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  • New IS video shows militants smashing ancient Iraq artifacts

    The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, describing the relics as idols that must be removed. The destructions are part of a campaign by the IS...
  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April 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) April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March 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) Feb. 7- April 18: Universal Studios...
  • Riikka Kuittinen curates compelling street art in 'Street Craft'

    Riikka Kuittinen curates compelling street art in 'Street Craft'
    In the landscape of street art, graffiti paved the way for guerrilla gardening and yarnbombing. In "Street Craft," Riikka Kuittinen thoughtfully explores this evolution, offering a catalog of highly ephemeral art that has popped up worldwide in potholes,...
  • History of the Freddys

    History of the Freddys
    The Freddy Awards show is the brainchild of State Theatre president Shelley Brown. About 10 years ago, at a meeting for performing arts center administrators, she heard about another performing arts theater that held annual ceremonies to honor...
  • Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

    The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. The suit, which attorneys said was filed late Monday in...
  • Illinois sites joining National Register of Historic Places

    The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency released the following list Monday of 2014 additions to the National Register of Historic Places: —David Hall House, Lake Villa: Designed by Chicago architect Ralph Wesley Varney, the house is an...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Characters ahoy! Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exotic locales, with Port Adventures during its 2015 Norwegian Fjords sailings. From...
  • SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans

     SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans
    Old money, meet new yuan. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has never held a concert to officially mark Chinese New Year, but that changes Thursday night when the Phil kicks off a three-concert series featuring Chinese soloists at Walt Disney Concert Hall....
  • Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture

    Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture
    A solo outing by a master of lowbrow in Hollywood...bulbous babes in Beverly Hills...and wild architectural schemes in Westwood. Plus: historic portraiture in Laguna Beach, abstraction in Culver City, a collaborative installation in Santa Monica and a...
  • The Industry, wild Up to workshop new operas at 'First Take'

    The Industry, wild Up to workshop new operas at 'First Take'
    Yuval Sharon, artistic director of the experimental L.A. opera company the Industry, believes that opera is an emerging art form. Yes, he knows it's been around since the late 16th century, but he's passionate about its future: What opera can be. In...