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  • 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...
  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • 'The Hunger Games' Producer Lands Donna Tartt's Bestseller 'The Goldfinch'

    Nina Jacobson and her Color Force Production banner have come on as producers for the adaptation of Donna Tartt's novel "The Goldfinch." The book was published last fall and still ranks second on the New York Times bestseller list. The sprawling story,...
  • Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit

    Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit
    A mash-up of haute couture and avant-garde art is going on at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. The exhibit “Vanitas: Fashion and Art” takes on the ephemeral aspects of life and includes contemporary artists’ works alongside...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • Lehigh Valley PBS Program to take viewers 'Behind the Guitar'

     
    Craig Thatcher, one of the Lehigh Valley's premiere guitarists and an ambassador of the instrument for C.F. Martin & Co. of Nazareth, comes in frequent contact with some of the best players in the world. From left, Jack Casady, Jorma......
  • Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery

    Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery
    The Getty Museum has announced that it is voluntarily returning a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to a monastery in Greece after learning that the item had been illegally removed from the Monastery of Dionysiou more than 50 years ago....
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' Opening: Don't Look for Zach Braff to Star in the 'Scrubs' Musical

    On Broadway, you can't throw an unusually opulent opening night party without people gossiping. Take the shindig for the musical "Bullets Over Broadway" after its April 10 opening: The rumor that night was that the event at Gotham's Metropolitan Museum of...
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' musical by Woody Allen opens in New York

    'Bullets Over Broadway' musical by Woody Allen opens in New York
    "Bullets Over Broadway," the new musical by Woody Allen that he adapted from his own 1994 movie, opened Thursday at the St. James Theatre in New York amid lingering media speculation surrounding the writer-director's personal life. Allen appeared on the...