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  • Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014

     Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014
    Here is Christopher Hawthorne's look at the best of architecture in 2014. Progress on remaking the Los Angeles River. The feds chipped in and momentum flowed; in a twist unimaginable even three years ago, river backers are now on Gentrification Watch....
  • The top Southern California arts and culture headlines of 2014

    The top Southern California arts and culture headlines of 2014
    The year in the arts in Southern California has seen major institutional and creative accomplishments on the one hand and big controversies and disputes on the other. In other words, a typical year. The organizations that made headlines in 2014 provided...
  • The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014

    The future is in the past: Architecture trends in 2014
    These were the words of the year in architecture: Basic. Fundamental. Primitive. Ancient. If fashion had normcore — the flaunting of a bland, practical and Gap-like aesthetic, the plain sweatshirt as statement of principles — architecture...
  • At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light

    At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light
    Some stared in awe at the impeccable 25-century-old statue. Some walked past without even stopping. "It is not in their program," explained a mentor for the latter group of giggling schoolchildren. One visitor suggested that Russia hold on to the iconic...
  • Talbott Retiring As Director, CEO Of Wadsworth Atheneum

    HARTFORD — Susan Lubowsky Talbott, who has been director and chief executive officer of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art since 2008, will announce her retirement Friday, Talbott told The Courant. Talbott will stay in the position until the...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Visit with Santa Visit with Santa Claus at Arundel Mills, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover, through Wednesday, Dec. 24. For hours and information: 410-540-5100 or go to arundelmills.com. 'Jolly Express Cruises' Historic Annapolis hosts evening...
  • Artist's Fascination With Asia Inspired Origami-Like Creations

    Artist's Fascination With Asia Inspired Origami-Like Creations
    "Hanabi" means "fireworks" in Japanese, and the word is an appropriate title for a series of four small sculptures by Gloria Garfinkel in Springfield. The painted aluminum maquettes jut their spikes out every which way, little blasts of bright primary...
  • Rahm Emanuel defends record on ethics in first term

     Rahm Emanuel defends record on ethics in first term
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday sought to make the case for his first-term record on ethics and pledged to put more information online about bidding for City Hall contracts if he's re-elected. Not mentioned during the question-and-answer session with the...
  • Exploring the Madonna and Child at the Chrysler Museum of Art

     Exploring the Madonna and Child at the Chrysler Museum of Art
    If you need a break from the Yuletide shopping rush — you won't find a better place to relax and rediscover the true meaning of the holidays than the Chrysler Museum of Art. Its world-renowned collection features nearly a dozen works designed to...
  • Tatsu Aoki bridges East and West at MCA

    Tatsu Aoki bridges East and West at MCA
    Some of the most fiercely individualistic work in Chicago jazz has come from the cross-cultural sensibility of bassist-bandleader Tatsu Aoki. Bridging ancient folkloric traditions of his native Japan with ever-changing currents of the Chicago avant-...
  • 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...