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  • Metropolitan Opera, two unions agree to a weeklong extension

    The Metropolitan Opera in New York said on Saturday that the current contracts with two of its unions have been extended for approximately one week to allow for an independent study of the opera's finances. The extension will affect the unions...
  • Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions

    Federal mediators announced Monday that the Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement with two of its biggest unions, suggesting that a lockout will likely be avoided. The announcement comes about a month before the New York company is set to...
  • Why Kenneth Jarecke's gruesome war photo needs to be seen

    The photo shows a man, his skin blackened, his teeth set in a grimace, a barely human figure who was carbonized trying to escape his deathtrap of a burning truck. The man is Iraqi. The setting is the Highway of Death, the strip of road that led north...
  • LACMA's 'Marsden Hartley' show a moving study of German years

     LACMA's 'Marsden Hartley' show a moving study of German years
    I fully expected to enjoy "Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings, 1913-1915," the newly opened exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. And I did. Hartley was one of the two greatest painters the United States produced in the artistically...
  • Metropolitan Opera sets deadline of Sunday for union negotiations

    The Metropolitan Opera has set a new deadline of Sunday for union negotiations to conclude, according to an announcement from theĀ U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The Met has been locked in contentious discussions with several of its...
  • Off the grid in Taos, N.M.

    Off the grid in Taos, N.M.
    With today's information onslaught, smartphone appendages and retail profiling, getting off the grid may seem like a uniquely 21st century desire. But the northern New Mexico town of Taos has been a go-to physical and spiritual oasis for people looking to...
  • Is fashion moving beyond brands?

    Is fashion moving beyond brands?
    It was the show of the fall 2014 runway season. Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, luxury fashion oracle, transformed Paris' Grand Palais into the most banal of locales — a supermarket — and stocked the shelves with thousands of bespoke,...
  • Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators

    Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators
    Filling vacancies in two of the Getty Museum's most important jobs, museum director Timothy Potts has picked Jeffrey Spier, an American scholar with whom he's had a long professional connection, as its new senior curator of antiquities — the top...
  • Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after small eruption

    Iceland raises volcano warning level to highest red after small eruption
    A small volcanic eruption has occurred under Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to red, the highest level, Iceland's meteorological office said on Saturday. The region of the Bardarbunga volcano,...
  • Donna Tartt's Pulitzer winner 'The Goldfinch' lands at Warner Bros.

    Warner Bros. has acquired film rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," The Times has confirmed. Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment has also come aboard to produce with Nina Jacobson ("The Hunger Games") and Brad Simpson...
  • Warner Bros. Closes Deal for Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Warner Bros. and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment have closed a movie rights deal to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch." Ratner has come on board as a producer, joining with "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson and Brad...