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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...
  • Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives

    Atheneum Receives Donation Of Arts & Crafts Decoratives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has completed the acquisition of 50 pieces donated by the late prominent arts and crafts collector Stephen Gray. The bequest is made up of early Gustav Stickley furniture, metalwork, prints and pottery selected by...
  • Fashion industry calls for boycott of Dorchester Collection hotels

    Is this the end of designer dinners at the Hotel Bel-Air and charity fashion shows at the Beverly Hills Hotel?  If high-profile members of the fashion community have their way, maybe. Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner...
  • 'What Jackie Taught Us' -- understanding Jackie Kennedy Onassis

    "Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
  • Scoping out the red carpet at the 2014 Met Ball

    Scoping out the red carpet at the 2014 Met Ball
    Following in the footsteps of last year's Punk: Chaos to Couture theme, the 2014 costume gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was sure to be a snoozer, right? Seriously, the theme Monday night was "white-tie," aka a tribute to artist Charles...
  • 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...
  • What fight? Jay Z, Beyonce hit Nets game; Solange cleans house

    What fight? Jay Z, Beyonce hit Nets game; Solange cleans house
    As the masses fixated on footage of the elevator fight between Solange Knowles and her brother-in-law, Jay Z, the rapper and wife Beyonce went out in public at a Brooklyn Nets game Monday night as if nothing unusual were going on.  Of course, the Nets-...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • CinemaCon: Exhibitors Search for Alt. Content to Fill Weeknight Seats

    With 90% of the 40,000 movie screens in the U.S. now converted to digital and the worldwide rollout moving quickly, digital cinema might appear to be yesterday's news. But d-cinema is a hot topic again at CinemaCon 2014 because two major components of...