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  • Enjoy a blast from Christmas past in Lehigh Valley

    Enjoy a blast from Christmas past in Lehigh Valley
    For some, the holiday season can be more than just a celebration — it can be a chance to relive Christmases past. "It's all about the learning experience," says Amanda Richardson of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown....
  • South suburban standouts

    South suburban standouts
    Quietly, the south suburban dining scene has been heating up; a handful of attention-worthy restaurants have opened in the last year. We took a look at them, as well as some of their well-established dining brethren, and compiled this roundup. If you...
  • future date with time [chi-test-mike-story-6]

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation's capital is celebrating the gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. Because of mild weather, the trees, which circle the Tidal Basin, bloomed earlier than usual this year and have passed peak. But...
  • Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.

    Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.
    Take the merch-grabbing madness of a Thanksgiving Day sale. Add flouncy skirts and lots of pink. Mix with diabetes-inducing levels of cuteness (not to mention candy). That about sums up the first day at Hello Kitty Con, which opened in downtown L.A.'s...
  • Roundup: Protests at CalArts; Eli Broad's museum; Robbie Conal at LAX

    Roundup: Protests at CalArts; Eli Broad's museum; Robbie Conal at LAX
    Eli Broad's museum is set to open next year, students protest sexual assault policies at CalArts, Detroit's art collection survives another financial hurdle, rich people get a private dinner at the Sistine Chapel, and Marina Abramovic's latest in New...
  • Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule

    Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule
    A lecture by famed Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit on Dec. 3 — and performances from Dec. 3-21 of "The Timekeepers," the award-winning drama by Dan Clancy — highlight the 2014-15 Sylvia & Jerry Wolens Calendar of Cultural Arts...
  • Datebook: Metal combines, photo-and-tin collages, art in a park

    Datebook: Metal combines, photo-and-tin collages, art in a park
    Robert Rauschenberg gets heavy metal at Gagosian, Tony Berlant takes to tin at L.A. Louver and Michelle Andrade opens up a show of her notebook drawings at Charlie James. Plus, there’s outdoor sculptural installations and giant wall paintings of...
  • Dr. Phillips Center poised to change face of Orlando

    Dr. Phillips Center poised to change face of Orlando
    Like many Orlando theater- and concertgoers, Audrey Lentz has wished for a new performing-arts center for a long time. A very long time. "I've been waiting since 1974 for this," said the Winter Park resident. "So I'm thrilled." After decades of...
  • Children's Museum gets OK to apply for city grants

    Children's Museum gets OK to apply for city grants
    The DuPage Children's Museum may get a share of Naperville's annual grant money for capital projects. Councilmen agreed to change the terms of the museum's lease to lift a prohibition on applying for Special Events and Cultural Amenities funds. In...
  • Tri-County Ongoing Events

    Tri-County Ongoing Events
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BASS BABIES Tuesdays. Children 2-4 and their caretakers interact with art through themed songs, gallery activities and art projects. Only one caregiver per child is allowed. 10-11:30 a.m., Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami...
  • Probing the legacy of the motorcycle jacket

    Personal protection was the big attraction of the first motorcycle jackets, which early 20th-century riders donned as indispensable body armor. But despite the advantages of these full-length steerhide and horsehide coats in terms of function, it wasn't...