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  • LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation

     LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation
    As they seek to resolve the fate of the aviation-themed Proud Bird restaurant, Los Angeles airport officials are raising the ire of supporters of another LAX institution: the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, visited by thousands of people annually....
  • Lucas Museum would offer art for our time

    Lucas Museum would offer art for our time
    Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of "narrative art" — "Star Wars" memorabilia and other popular works — on Chicago's lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring an open lakefront....
  • Lucas museum site makes little sense

    Lucas museum site makes little sense
    Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of "narrative art" — "Star Wars" memorabilia and other popular works — on Chicago's lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring an open lakefront....
  • Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios

    Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios
    Lighthouse Tours New London Maritime Society's annual celebration of all things lighthouse, Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, presents four months of lighthouse boat trips through Oct. 26. Includes five different trips, including two...
  • Can a Frank Gehry design help change the dynamic of Watts?

    Can a Frank Gehry design help change the dynamic of Watts?
    He is putting the finishing touches on an elegant new museum in Paris. He has created a demure renovation plan for the nearly century-old Philadelphia Museum. And Michael Govan, the director of the L.A. County Museum of Art, has floated his name for a...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • Eustis Historical Society revival under way after threatened loss of nonprofit status

    Eustis Historical Society revival under way after threatened loss of nonprofit status
    EUSTIS — The Eustis Historical Museum's future was on wobbly legs this spring. But with a new board of trustees bubbling over with fresh ideas, the initiative to revamp the museum has never been stronger, officials with the group say. After...
  • CT Science Center, Twain House To Get Millions In New State Funds For Improvements

    HARTFORD - A $4 million grant to the Connecticut Science Center and another $2.2 million for the Mark Twain House & Museum head up an impressive list of state funding proposals for cultural institutions that are expected to win approval Friday. The...
  • 'Battlefield' examines war at Maitland Art Center

     'Battlefield' examines war at Maitland Art Center
    WHAT: The Art & History Museums — Maitland is showing "Battlefield," an exhibition that presents different perspectives on conflict as seen through the eyes of several artists. Among the represented artists are: • Andre Smith, the Maitland...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Art Cinema, classic to contemporary films, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27, Crest Theatre, Delray Beach Center for the Arts, Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave. Tonight, Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" $10. Visit DelrayArts.org...
  • Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio aviation museum

    (Reuters) - The bike mechanic who designed and built the lightweight aluminum engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft was honored this week with a bronze bust at an aviation museum in Ohio. Charles E. Taylor, a mechanic at the...