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  • Blacks in Wax Museum presses forward with expansion

    Blacks in Wax Museum presses forward with expansion
    Joanne Martin has grown used to doubters. There were questions when she and her late husband, Elmer Martin, a professor of social work, first located Baltimore's National Great Blacks in Wax Museum on a forlorn stretch of North Avenue in East Baltimore....
  • Gerhard Richter painting to be sold to fund new Linda Pace art space

    Gerhard Richter painting to be sold to fund new Linda Pace art space
    A work by Gerhard Richter that belonged to the late collector and philanthropist Linda Pace will be sold at an auction in November to help fund the creation of a new art space for Pace's foundation in Texas. Christie's will sell Richter's 1992...
  • London show holds up magnifying glass to Sherlock Holmes

    LONDON (Reuters) - How do you make an exhibition about a man who never existed? The Museum of London show on Sherlock Holmes, which opens on Oct. 17 after two years of preparation, acknowledges the conundrum with its title, "The Man Who Never Lived...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Mellencamp's art shines in DeLand

    Mellencamp's art shines in DeLand
    Introducing John Mellencamp at a news conference last week, George Bolge, CEO of Museum of Art – DeLand, offered a scientific explanation of how the eyes process art. After a short lesson about rods, cones and electrical impulses, Bolge turned...
  • Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter

     Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter
    This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport. But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the...
  • 'WICKED Cool Evening' At The Bushnell

    'WICKED Cool Evening' At The Bushnell
    Until now, "Mark My Words"— an annual literary fundraiser for the Mark Twain House & Museum — has been held outside of Hartford and has generally featured authors of mysteries and legal thrillers. This year, the series finally hits home...
  • Vatican to limit Sistine Chapel visitors to protect fragile frescoes

    Vatican to limit Sistine Chapel visitors to protect fragile frescoes
    The Vatican will restrict the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel to 6 million a year to protect Michelangelo's delicate frescoes from damage caused by ever-growing crowds of tourists, an official said on Thursday. Visitors to the chapel - where...
  • A glamorous discovery: 'MODS Gala' Nov. 8

    A glamorous discovery: 'MODS Gala' Nov. 8
    The Museum of Discovery and Science will host the Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale's "21st Century MODS Gala" Nov. 8. Terry Stiles will be honored for his 30 years of service on the museum's Board of Trustees as well as his contributions to the greater...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 19 'Amazing' show The Amazing Kreskin performs at 4 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $25, $23.50 for military and $22.50 for center members. Children younger than 10 not permitted....