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  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
  • 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...
  • 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' 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...
  • '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...
  • Colonial Williamsburg exhibit demonstrates unexpected richness of Southern furnishings

    When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened. Instead, the remarks...
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Famous Italian Baroque Masterwork

    Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Famous Italian Baroque Masterwork
    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art this week announced the acquisition of an Italian Baroque masterwork by Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most famous "Caravaggisti," 17th century followers of Caravaggio. "Self-Portrait as a Lute Player" was painted...
  • Wadsworth Atheneum adquiere famosa obra maestra barroca italiana

    Wadsworth Atheneum adquiere famosa obra maestra barroca italiana
    El Museo de Arte Wadsworth Atheneum anunció esta semana la adquisición de una obra maestra barroca italiana por Artemisia Gentileschi, una de las más famosas 'Caravagistas', seguidores de Caravaggio del siglo XVII. 'Autorretrato como laudista'' fue...
  • 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...
  • Shake off winter blues with 'Appalachian Spring'

    If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
  • 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...