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  • Michelle Obama wears Sophie Theallet to host kids at White House

    First Lady Michelle Obama wore an outfit from Sophie Theallet's spring 2014 collection when she hosted a passel of kids at the White House on Thursday for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Her ensemble included Theallet's thistle jacquard...
  • A life in Vogue: Hamish Bowles

    A life in Vogue: Hamish Bowles
    Hamish Bowles' uniform of suits and ties belies his past penchant for John Galliano men's skirts. "I was certainly much more adventurous in the way I dressed in the '80s," said Bowles, Vogue international editor at large. "I think the first time...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92. Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...
  • Charles James, a name that fashion fans should know

    Charles James, a name that fashion fans should know
    The greatest designer you've probably never heard of — Charles James — is about to be introduced to a new generation of fashion fans. James, whose turbulent career stretched from his 1927 start in Chicago until his 1978 death in New York...
  • King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne

    King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne
    King Juan Carlos of Spain handed over the monarchy to his son on Thursday in a low-key "proclamation ceremony," followed by a procession through Madrid and an appearance by the new King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters on a balcony at...
  • NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision

     NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision
    NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date. The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
  • John Adams decries cancellation of 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcast

    John Adams decries cancellation of 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcast
    Composer John Adams has decried the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel a cinematic broadcast of his opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," saying that it goes against artistic freedom of expression. The live broadcast, originally set for Nov. 15 on...
  • Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?

    Can the arts get smart about the smartphone?
    Shulamit Ran likes her ring tone. "It's a harplike arpeggio going up and down," says the Chicago composer, who won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in music for her "Symphony." "It's very gentle. It's fun, and it's very delicate." And the tone, which came with...
  • 'X Men' star Jennifer Lawrence didn't mean to trip at two Oscars

    'X Men' star Jennifer Lawrence didn't mean to trip at two Oscars
    Jennifer Lawrence is on the June cover of Marie Claire, and inside she says her multi-year Oscar tripping incidents weren't planned. "Trust me if I was going to plan it, I would have done it at the Golden Globes or the SAGs. I would have never done it...
  • Solange Knowles swings at Jay Z in elevator fight caught on video

    Solange Knowles swings at Jay Z in elevator fight caught on video
    Solange Knowles, sister of Beyonce, appears to have gone off physically on brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator on the night of the Met Gala in New York City. The incident was captured on surveillance video that went public Monday.  Solange can be seen...
  • Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see

    Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see
    Solange Knowles, Beyonce and Jay Z have spoken -- and the essence of what they're saying is: World, you should get over it already, 'cause we have.   It's been days since surveillance video leaked online Monday showing the sisters and Jay Z on May 5...