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  • Museum of the San Fernando Valley could herald 'cultural renaissance'

    Museum of the San Fernando Valley could herald 'cultural renaissance'
    The room is dim and ominous: Faded soldiers' uniforms and a frayed American flag flown over Iwo Jima in the mid-1940s hang on a wall above a binder listing nearly all the San Fernando Valley residents who died in World War II. Around the corner, it is...
  • Five Great Weekend Getaways In New England

    Perhaps the single best thing you can do to beat the January blahs is book a weekend away. Don't stress yourself out trying to fit four days in the islands into a long weekend (really, all that time on the plane?). Think of something more manageable and...
  • Where Times readers are traveling in 2015

    Where Times readers are traveling in 2015
    From what you've told us, you're going places in 2015, from domestic destinations such as Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota to international locales like the European Arctic. Some are traveling to explore their family roots, including Roderick...
  • DuSable Museum celebrates first day of Kwanzaa festival

    DuSable Museum celebrates first day of Kwanzaa festival
    Sisters Jordyn Sims and Monique Partee are hoping to start a new tradition — to mark the seven days of Kwanzaa by spending time with family and reflecting on the principles the holiday represents. The sisters joined their grandparents Friday at...
  • Traveling while black created a stir in China

    Traveling while black created a stir in China
    During a recent trip to China, my family and I caused quite a commotion in the Forbidden City. It also happened at the terra-cotta warriors museum and again in Tiananmen Square. In Beijing, we were strolling in the palace courtyard when suddenly we were...
  • For some in Britain, reclaiming Winnie-the-Pooh from NY is a cause

    BERLIN England wants its bear back. Not just any bear, of course. The English want Winnie-the-Pooh, the original stuffed bear, the one from before the stories and movies and millions of plush toys made based on his imaginary adventures. They want the...
  • Curator Joanne Heyler sketches out Broad Museum's 2015 opening

     Curator Joanne Heyler sketches out Broad Museum's 2015 opening
    By late next year, the stretch of Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd streets in downtown L.A. will be a corridor of contemporary art. The $140-million Broad Museum, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and showcasing Eli and Edythe Broad's private art...
  • The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube

    The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube
    The artist William Wegman is probably best known for his photographs of Weimaraners. For decades now he has been able to coax his pet dogs to pose stoically before his lens, offering a steady, curious, tolerant gaze to the camera despite the oddball...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA:off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $24 when tickets are purchased...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor

     Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor
    More than 150 years after it sank off Cape Hatteras inside the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, a woolen coat discarded by a Union sailor trying to escape the doomed ship is approaching another milestone. Found inside the vessel's famous gun turret not...