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  • Sneak peek: Broad Museum to open its doors on Sunday

    Sneak peek: Broad Museum to open its doors on Sunday
    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...
  • Bulldoze first, apologize later: a true L.A. landmark

    Bulldoze first, apologize later: a true L.A. landmark
    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...
  • In defense of the humble casserole

    In defense of the humble casserole
    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...
  • Outrage: Extremists take ancient statues, damage Iraqi site

    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...
  • 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...
  • Riikka Kuittinen curates compelling street art in 'Street Craft'

    Riikka Kuittinen curates compelling street art in 'Street Craft'
    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,...
  • History of the Freddys

    History of the Freddys
    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...
  • SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans

     SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans
    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....
  • Lower Macungie Barn Expo planned for March

    Lower Macungie Barn Expo planned for March
    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. The event,...