| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:15 AM
The $140-million Broad Museum doesn't officially open until Sept. 20, but on Sunday it's set to welcome visitors for a sneak peek of its top-floor gallery.
The one-day event has sparked massive interest among art lovers: When the $10 tickets went on...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:40 PM
It was beginning to feel like a demolition derby.
On Tuesday, word started to spread that the canary-yellow 1937 house in Cheviot Hills where the writer Ray Bradbury lived for more than 50 years was being knocked down.
The person razing it to make...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Step away from the sous-vide machine and microwave. It's time to embrace the casserole, that oven-baked creation, and give it the respect it deserves.
Its legacy is rich, having sustained humans for centuries — no, not the green bean casserole...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric joined UNESCO Friday in decrying the Islamic State group's attack on the renowned archaeological site of Nimrud, a nearly-3,000 year-old city in present-day Iraq whose treasures were one of the 20th century's most...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 5:25 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:28 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:50 AM
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,...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:50 AM
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....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 7:09 AM
The Lower Macungie Township Historical Society and other organizations are teaming up to organize the Lower Macungie Barn Expo on Sunday, March 22, at the Lower Macungie Community Center, located at the municipal campus, 3450 Brookside Road.