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  • Shakespeare whodunit

     
    If I may borrow from the Bard, it's "much ado about nothing." The movie "Anonymous" has stirred the simmering pot of those who find reasons, and adequate spare time, to question whether William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the most remarkable....
  • 'Modern Family' recap: The time traveler's wife (and kids)

     
    "Modern Family" isn't your traditional sitcom, but at the same time, it kind of is. Sure, the show's got post-modern touches, like characters who talk directly to the camera, but there are episodes that borrow as much from "The Brady......
  • 10/10/10: Ten cultural masterpieces for the decaphilic

     
    It's technically not a holiday, but Oct. 10, 2010 (10/10/10) is a day to remember for numerology enthusiasts and almanac buffs alike. In observance of this non-holiday, Culture Monster has put together a list of cultural masterpieces that somehow...
  • Q&A: Rock photo legend Mick Rock stages an exhibit at Confederacy boutique

     
    Debbie Harry. David Bowie. Freddie Mercury. Photographer Mick Rock captured these and other rock legends in indelible images throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. Now the British lens man has mounted a show of some of his most memorable photos......
  • 'Sleeping Fool' on KCRW ventures inside the minds of art museum guards

     
    If you've ever wondered what goes through the minds of museum guards while they watch you looking at art, KCRW (FM 89.9) will give you a 10-minute auditory glimpse Tuesday and Friday with a radio documentary called "The Sleeping Fool."......
  • With 195 new donations, SFMOMA fills in gaps in collection -- and in Fisher material

     
    Don and Doris Fisher's recent contribution of some 1,100 artworks to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art easily ranks as the most generous gift (or, more precisely, 100-year renewable loan) in the museum's history. But it doesn't tell the......
  • Valentine's Day: Sweets handled with care and flair

     
    Don't wuss out and go with the standard box of chocolates this Valentine's Day. Show your loved one that you care with some unique, artisanally produced treats. Just tell them sharing is caring, and you can satisfy your sweet tooth, too. Rice Krispy...
  • Shakespeare Center L.A. honors Hollywood figures, professor

     
    Shakespeare Center of Los Angles will honor filmmaker Roland Emmerich and entertainment lawyer Bert Fields for their work in keeping the Bard prominent. Emmerich's new film, `Anonymous,' and a 2005 book by Fields both focus on the controversy over who...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cambridge, England

    CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...
  • Keep it Simple, Keep it Cheap: Royal Wedding - It's a Wrap!

    Now in its 30th year, It's A Wrap! is a family owned and operated company founded by Janet Dion in 1981 that offers the general public the opportunity to purchase actual wardrobe and props from movie and TV sets. Stock varies depending on the film or TV...
  • Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    The idea of the “avant-garde” is often considered in musings about art. Sure, it’s a concept of fungible elasticity, but it can also be a useful pet to have around. I’ll deploy this domesticated, if imperfect, beast here, to put in...