| Mar 23, 2013
The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. HOW CYPRUS WILL PAY FOR ITS BAILOUT
EU leaders signed off on a deal taxing bank deposits of more than 100,000 euros. The rest of the 5.8...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Sir Elton John and Taio Cruz entertained at the star-studded 20th anniversary "Race to Erase M.S." gala fundraiser Friday night in Los Angeles. Kelly Osbourne presented the charity's Medal of Hope to her mother, Sharon, and brother Jack. Charity founder...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:01 AM
All eyes in the fashion world were on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball -- in NYC on Monday. This is the annual event at which celebrities and fashionistas kick it up a notch and wear their most dramatic looks....
| May 6, 2013
| 10:32 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With their black leather, studded jackets, ripped jeans, bondage trousers and messages of rebellion and anarchy, punks from the 1970s probably never envisioned that a major museum would be celebrating their influence on fashion 40...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Journalism's loss will be the art world's gain.
Columbia University journalism professor Sree Sreenivasan is heading to other side of Central Park by joining the Metropolitan Museum of Art as its first chief digital officer. The New York museum made the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
“Hey, that was my idea!” is a complaint that’s so 2012.
“It was my idea to steal that idea!” is more of the moment -- particularly if that moment is next Saturday.
Josh Mintz, lead singer of the band Friend Slash Lover,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:43 AM
As you step upon grassy turf with bird songs ringing in your ear, you may have this thought:
Wait, I'm in the Art Institute of Chicago?
The giveaway is the two connected, oversize panels of Claude Monet's "Luncheon on the Grass" dominating one wall,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:29 AM
On the face of it, it seems like a goofy idea: Recomposing Vivaldi's greatest hit – the ubiquitous "Four Seasons" – music almost everybody knows from its use in countless TV commercials and movie soundtracks, on elevators and over the phone...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Federal agents have seized an estimated $100 million in art over the last two years from a prominent Manhattan antiquities dealer they describe as one of the most prolific antiquities smugglers in the world.
Subhash Kapoor, a 64-year-old American...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It’s that time of year.
School’s out. Moms run into other moms at the grocery store. They say, “How are you?” and then they pop the question. It’s the default question that seems to be in the hard drive of suburban,...