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  • The shows go on, despite snow, on Broadway

    The Great White Way is just that – white with fresh snow – from the massive snowstorm that hit New York, but after a dark Monday, most of Broadway's Tuesday night performances will go on as scheduled. The region was still dealing with...
  • Naperville panel names recommendations for $2M events and amenities grants

    Most of those who asked to be included in Naperville’s largest locally funded grant program for the coming budget year are likely to receive less than they requested. Some appear on track to come away empty-handed – a virtual certainty when a...
  • Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community

    Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community
    With an energizing round of speeches, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at its 15th annual breakfast. "Be inspired to serve your community. Martin Luther King Day isn't about a day off but a day on," said...
  • MOCA expands curatorial team with new assistant curator

    MOCA expands curatorial team with new assistant curator
    The Museum of Contemporary Art has hired as an assistant curator L.A. native Lanka Tattersall, who comes from New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where she spent four years as a curatorial assistant in the department of painting and sculpture....
  • 'Silent Witnesses' meets tales of horror with a quiet love

    'Silent Witnesses' meets tales of horror with a quiet love
    "Silent Witnesses," a modest and compassionate solo work written and performed by Stephanie Satie at the Odyssey Theatre, is based on interviews and conversations with child survivors of the Holocaust. On a darkened and mostly bare stage, Satie portrays...
  • 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...
  • Prince William visits China after tour of Japan

    Prince William visits China after tour of Japan
    Ni hao, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in China on official royal business.  The prince was greeted by British ambassador Barbara Woodward on Sunday upon touching down in Beijing. On Monday, the second in line to the British throne...
  • UNESCO condemns attack on Iraq museum shown in alleged Islamic State video

    UNESCO condemns attack on Iraq museum shown in alleged Islamic State video
    A shocking online video released Thursday, purportedly showing Islamic State forces destroying priceless antiquities in a museum in Iraq, has drawn condemnation from the head of UNESCO, the United Nations body that is mandated to oversee cultural heritage...
  • The Mosul Museum video from Islamic State could be a staged drama

    The Mosul Museum video from Islamic State could be a staged drama
    The Islamic State wants the global community to know that there's a new sheriff in town. So it wrecked a museum full of precious sculptures and on Thursday posted video of the vandalism on the Internet. At least, that's what their video wants you to...
  • Getty Trust chief: Islamic State attack on Iraq museum 'heartbreaking'

    To the editor: The tragic destruction of antiquities at the museum in Mosul, Iraq, demands our outrage. As civilized people, we can't allow the destruction of the world's cultural heritage by a small group of fanatics. ("Islamic State says it destroyed...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February 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) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...