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  • EGYPT: Historic sites to reopen Sunday; statue recovered

     
    Egypt said it will reopen historic sites to tourism Sunday, according to the Associated Press. On Thursday, government officials also announced that they had recovered one of the most important artifacts stolen from Cairo's Egyptian Museum during recent...
  • EGYPT: Antiquities minister’s fashion-line photo shoot roils his critics

     
    A blog by an American photographer recently circulated in Egyptian media has prompted activists to accuse Zahi Hawass, the nation's flamboyant archaeologist and minister of antiquities, of abusing his position by using historic relics as props to...
  • Festival of Books: Homo sapiens, capitalize on those family connections

     
    How water will shape our future. How “survival of the fittest” gets it wrong. How Homo sapiens triumphed over the Neanderthals. All of these threads are connected — at least, that was idea behind Saturday’s panel "Essential...
  • Will James Cuno change the Getty, or will the Getty change James Cuno?

     
    No issue has consumed the American art world over the last two decades like the collecting of ancient art. In recent years, museums, collectors and dealers have been linked to the black market in recently looted antiquities, forcing the return......
  • Getty Museum's senior antiquities curator leaving for Corning Museum of Glass

     
    Karol Wight, the Getty Museum's senior curator for antiquities, is leaving the organization to become the executive director of the Corning Museum of Glass in upstate New York. Wight will assume her new post Aug. 15, according to the Corning.......
  • Tuesday night: 'Chasing Aphrodite' to Book Soup

     
    Tonight in Los Angeles: LA Times reporter Jason Felch signs his book Chasing Aphrodite, about the Getty Museum and its looted antiquities....
  • Burying the dead

     
    The pyramid, a structure we associate with the burial places for the great pharoahs, itself will see entombment this week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on June 2 will unveil its new "food plate," a replacement for the USDA's food pyramid. The USDA...
  • Food Pyramid replaced with ... lots of carbs?

     
    The Food Pyramid replace by My Plate but it looks like a pie plate not a dinner plate to me...
  • Paris Fashion Week: Rick Owens harnesses the power of the pyramid

     
    Entering from between two large, angled slab-like panels that looked like the entrance to a futuristic pyramid, the models wearing Rick Owens' spring and summer 2012 menswear collection strode down the runway in floor-length garments so crisp the swoosh...
  • Medieval Times: New show in the works

     
    We've had a small flurry of dinner-show developments lately. Pirate's Dinner Adventure revamped its main show for the first time in 15 years (more on that later this week), Medieval Times introduced a kids program called “Train to Be a Knight”...
  • Man arrested after boat capsizes, dog drowns at Pyramid Lake

     
    A Quartz Hill man was arrested for boating under the influence after his vessel smashed into rocks and capsized in Pyramid Lake. The impact hurled the man and another person into the water and drowned a dog that was tied......