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  • Rihanna's Met Ball after-party gown dips low in back -- verrry low

    Rihanna's Met Ball after-party gown dips low in back -- verrry low
    Rihanna wore a white, midriff-baring Stella McCartney gown to Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball. Afterward, she slipped into something a little more daring to host an afterparty: a shiny gown, high-necked...
  • Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name

    Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name
    Coming on the heels of Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," the Weinstein Co. announced Tuesday via news release that it has agreed to license, with an option to...
  • Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

     Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia
    The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena announced that it will return an ancient statue acquired nearly 40 years ago to Cambodia, after talks with government officials seeking the repatriation of antiquities it believes were looted from ancient sites....
  • The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

     The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight
    One of the Getty's most prized ancient artworks is hanging in a legal balance this week in Italy's highest court, leaving the L.A. museum's leaders feeling as if they have landed in a Franz Kafka tale, a judicial and bureaucratic nightmare they can...
  • '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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met

    Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met
    In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, grew in scope and stature over the early years of the 20th century,...
  • Metropolitan Opera extends labor talks by three days

    Metropolitan Opera extends labor talks by three days
    The Metropolitan Opera in New York avoided a lockout of union workers late Thursday by extending contract negotiations by 72 hours. The opera had previously threatened a work stoppage if negotiations with 15 of its unions weren't concluded by midnight...
  • 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...