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  • Art review: Emilie Halpern at Pepin Moore

     
    Emilie Halpern’s new exhibition of sculpture and photography at Pepin Moore is both poetic and diffuse, tracing somewhat mystical connections between astronomy, geography and ancient Egyptian mythology. Halpern has a knack for quiet, elegant pieces that...
  • Charges dismissed against ex-Getty curator Marion True by Italian judge [updated]

     
    The groundbreaking criminal trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended in a bureaucratic whimper Wednesday in Rome when the judged ended the proceedings, ruling that the statute of limitations had expired on the criminal charges...
  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball set for Nov. 6

     
    Preparations are being made for the Orlando Science Center's annual Neanderthal Ball, which doubles as a fundraiser for the center's youth programs. As the name indicates, the event has a caveman feel to it, taking place in the dinosaur exhibit. There's...
  • Pacific 10 Conference dedicating basketball season to John Wooden [Updated]

     
    Pacific 10 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday morning that the conference would dedicate its season to legendary UCLA basketball Coach John Wooden, who died in June at age 99. The conference's awards for coach of the year, given to.......
  • Miss USA Rima Fakih returns to Michigan to vote

     
    Among Tuesday's more obscure election results: At least one very pretty lady, Miss USA Rima Fakih, turned out to vote in Dearborn, Mich. Fakih, 25, flew in from New York to her 14th District hometown to pose for pics and......
  • SAUDI ARABIA: First pharaonic inscription sheds new light on pre-Islamic past

     
    Saudi archaeologists recently discovered the first royal pharaonic inscription on a mountain face near the ancient oasis city of Tayma, evidence, experts say, of the major trade networks that criss-crossed the region thousands of years ago. The...
  • Former Getty antiquities curator Marion True speaks out about her five-year trial in Italy

     
    The high-profile trial of Getty antiquities curator Marion True, charged by the Italian government with conspiring to traffic in looted art, ended last year on Oct. 13 after the statutes of limitations for her alleged crimes ran out. But the......
  • Video: Medieval Times performers take their jobs very seriously

     
    ROLE OF A LIFETIME: Medieval Times has long been a campy dinner alternative, but Orange County Register columnist Dave Whiting found that performing in the shows is serious business. He spent a day training there: My black leather glove only......
  • Egyptian Museum -- and King Tut's mask -- near focus of Cairo protests

     
    Unrest in Cairo brings protesters closer to Egyptian Museum and King Tut relics...
  • UC study-abroad students, UCLA archaeology team evacuated from Egypt

     
    Nineteen University of California study-abroad students, along with a UCLA team of archaeology students and researchers, have been evacuated from Egypt, university officials said Tuesday. The group, which was en route back to California, includes students...
  • EGYPT: Restoration work begins on damaged antiquities

     
    Restoration work has begun on Egyptian artifacts damaged during anti-government protests, according to news reports from Cairo on Monday. Zahi Hawass, the country’s head of antiquities, told news organizations that the repairs to 70 objects should...