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  • Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests

    Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests
    The Metropolitan Opera rolled out the red carpet on Monday for a contingent of celebrity guests attending the company's opening night festivities. But the media spotlight was dominated instead by a band of protesters who congregated nearby to air their feelings about the company's upcoming production of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer." 
  • Kerry blames Islamic State, Assad for 'barbarism' of heritage sites

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday blamed Islamic State militants and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for destroying cultural treasures in Syria and Iraq describing it as "ugly, savage, inexplicable, valueless barbarism"....

    Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

    Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum
    British painter Terry Haggerty is used to having his art looked at and parsed by a diverse audience — his massive mural at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, in the week will be viewed by as many people as will see the Van Gogh at New York&...

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University
    At a gallery talk on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery, an artist will take the podium wearing a gorilla mask. She calls herself "Frida Kahlo." Some might wonder what this masquerade is all about. But those who have followed...

    New York offers illegal immigrants zoo trips, museum tours with ID cards

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered free access to some of his city's famed cultural destinations on Thursday in a bid to coax illegal immigrants to join an identification card program aimed at helping them do ordinary things like...