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  • Gustave Tassell dies at 88; Jackie Kennedy wore his designs

    Gustave Tassell dies at 88; Jackie Kennedy wore his designs
    Gustave Tassell, a California designer who became a fashion star in the early 1960s with starkly refined clothes that appealed to women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greer Garson and Princess Grace of Monaco, has died. He was 88. A contemporary of...
  • Metropolitan Opera cancels 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcasts

    Metropolitan Opera cancels 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcasts
    Officials at the Metropolitan Opera in New York have canceled the company's live cinema broadcast of its upcoming production of John Adams' controversial "The Death of Klinghoffer," citing an "outpouring of concern" that the transmission might incite...
  • 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...
  • 'Klinghoffer' from a St. Louis perspective

    I don’t know to what extent this city practices religious tolerance. But the two noble and awe-inspiring architectural landmarks in the tony, leafy, popular Central West End are the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and the immense Barnes-...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art

    BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art
    It is jewelry and it is art. That's why for the third year BIJOUX! takes place in an art museum, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach to be specific. The contemporary art sale and fundraiser runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 2....