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  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • George H. 'Haps' Bruggman, railroad fan and artist [Obituary]

    George H. 'Haps' Bruggman, railroad fan and artist  [Obituary]
    George H. "Haps" Bruggman, a retired draftsman and mechanical sales representative who was a passionate fan of the Baltimore & Ohio and Maryland & Pennsylvania railroads, died Sept 12 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a fall. He...
  • Virginia Air and Space Center names new director

    Virginia Air and Space Center names new director
    The former president of a Connecticut children's museum will begin commanding the Virginia Air and Space Center this November. Robert Griesmer was named Friday as the new executive director of the museum in downtown Hampton. He previously led the...
  • Wallace Stevens' House Again A Home

    The key to preserving historic properties is to use them, and — good news — the former Hartford home of acclaimed poet Wallace Stevens will be appropriately used. A couple from Maryland has bought the 1920s Colonial-style home at 118...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • READER SUBMITTED: World War One Pigeon Program For Kids

    Join us at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington for a free program for kids about World War One pigeons. The book, "Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!," about the famous pigeon who helped save the "Lost...
  • Art picks

    Art picks
    Art Fallout 5 p.m. Oct. 18 in downtown Fort Lauderdale; ArtFallout.Blogspot.com This year's supersize artwalk, created by the Girls' Club Collection's Michelle Weinberg, adds a crush of new exhibits and pop-up installations. New to the blast radius is...
  • 'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'

    'David Bowie Is' and the dangers of 'theme creep'
    The Museum of Contemporary Art is going all out for David Bowie — some 400 objects, a gala, a Tumblr blog, a sponsorship from Louis Vuitton. This is understandable; the exhibit, organized by London's Victoria & Albert Museum, is making Chicago its...
  • 'Andy Warhol: Shadows' exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated

    'Andy Warhol: Shadows' exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated
    The event: The Museum of Contemporary Art’s weekend of festivities began Thursday when an intimate gathering of VIPs got a first glimpse of “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the new exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue. Cocktails and dinner at the...
  • Canada human rights museum stirs controversy as doors open

    WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's museum showcasing human rights opened in the Prairie city of Winnipeg on Friday, dogged by controversy that began long before the first visitor arrived. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a tower of glass and...
  • Vienna's Jewish Museum returns painting seized by Nazis to heirs

    VIENNA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist's grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country...