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  • '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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scene: Moravian Historical Society taps into UK culture

    The Moravian Historical Society celebrated its 9th annual "Share the Heritage" dinner and auction at the Hotel Bethlehem on April 10. This year's event focused on Moravian history and culture in the United Kingdom. The event set records for attendance and...
  • Roundup: Drought shaming, Gehry's Facebook campus, an art flame war

    Museum patrons who don’t pay up, an art critical flame war, learning from the Bj√∂rk debacle and inhabiting Frank Gehry’s new Facebook campus. Plus: missing works of art, the growing L.A. gallery scene, architecture that filters water, and...
  • Florida travel calendar for June

    Florida travel calendar for June
    Check out festivals and events in June 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 15 - June 14: Disney Star Wars...