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  • Syrian war damages nearly 300 cultural heritage sites, report says

    Syria has seen damage to hundreds of historically significant cultural heritage sites since the outbreak of war three years ago, according to a new report released this week by the United Nations. The study finds that 290 culturally important areas in the...
  • Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better

    Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better
    When President Obama announced plans last week to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, U.S. industries — from automotive to tourism — seemed elated by the possibility of being able to operate in Cuba. The news was greeted with just as...
  • Jordan Wolfson's robot-sculpture finds a home at the Broad museum

    Jordan Wolfson's robot-sculpture finds a home at the Broad museum
    When downtown L.A.’s Broad museum finally opens this fall, it will have not only an inaugural exhibition featuring Eli and Edythe Broad’s contemporary art collection but also newly acquired works that will be rolled out later in the museum's...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November 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) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • Roundup: Freeway shutdowns as protest, Lucas museum ripples

    Roundup: Freeway shutdowns as protest, Lucas museum ripples
    The Smithsonian responds to the assault allegations against Bill Cosby, protesters find a new urban tool for making themselves heard, George Lucas’ museum is causing kerfuffles in Chicago and novelist Ursula K. Le Guin gives a giant Web retailer...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
     Check out festivals and events in October across the state.  View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:  This list is organized by region.   Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach,...
  • 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...
  • Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants

    Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants
    The DuPage Children's Museum may be eligible for grant money from Naperville despite being bailed out by the city several years ago. City councilmen gave preliminary approval to a remove the portion of the museum's lease that prohibits it from...
  • Odd Nerdrum at CoproGallery: Classical with a twist

    Odd Nerdrum at CoproGallery: Classical with a twist
    Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum famously obsesses over his large-scale, classical works, often repainting his canvases over and over again with the help of a small band of apprentices. Working in the Old Master style, his apprentices live and work with him,...
  • 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....
  • 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...