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  • Social scene: Virginia Living Museum hosts oyster roast

    Social scene: Virginia Living Museum hosts oyster roast
    Oysters raw, roasted and fried were the highlight of the Virginia Living Museum's third annual Awww Shucks! Oyster Roast held Nov. 15 in the outdoor Conservation Garden of the Newport News museum. More than 600 people also feasted on seafood, desserts...
  • Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors

    Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors
    This column generally is all about planning your own Florida getaways, but this time of year it's more likely that family and friends are getting away to visit you in sunny Central Florida. That's nice, but face it, no one wants to spend the holidays...
  • Museum admission should be free: The state of art in 2014

    Museum admission should be free: The state of art in 2014
    Recently I visited six prominent art museums in two states (Texas and Ohio) and saw a wide variety of rewarding special exhibitions and exceptional permanent collections. Aside from individual works of art, which included some of the most important...
  • Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014

    Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014
    These were the 10 most rewarding and provocative Los Angeles art museum shows that I saw in 2014 — plus one that was almost entirely superfluous. They are listed in the order in which they opened to the public: "Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris,...
  • Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula

    Savvy Shopper's guide to the 12 days of Christmas on the Peninsula
    So, ten lords a-leaping, six geese a-laying, three French hens and a partridge in a pear tree aren't on your Christmas list this year. If they were, it would cost you more than five gold rings, anyway. According to the Christmas Price Index compiled...
  • 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....
  • For 'Night at the Museum' director, a nod to Robin Williams

    When Robin Williams committed suicide in August, the tragedy touched a wide range of people, including Hollywood veterans and casual film fans. But few had to confront Williams' death as directly as "Night at the Museum" director Shawn Levy. Levy was in...
  • Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region

    Illinois Jan. 3: Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival. Activities are scheduled at the Audubon Center at Riverlands and downtown. There will be live eagles on hand, ice-carving displays and shuttles to see eagles in the wild along the Mississippi River....
  • 'A Waterhouse Christmas Carol' in Maitland

     'A Waterhouse Christmas Carol' in Maitland
    WHAT: As part of Orange County's yearlong "What the Dickens!" celebration, honoring the famed British writer, the Art & History Museums — Maitland are showing a new Christmas exhibition at its historic Waterhouse Residence Museum. Using the...
  • 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...
  • 'Hobbit' Finale Takes $9.9 Million on Second Day, 'Night at the Museum' Opens with $491,000 in Latenight Shows

    "Hobbit" fans have kept coming to U.S. theaters, with "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" taking in a solid $9.9 million at 3,875 locations on its second day for a two-day total of $34.4 million. Meanwhile, Fox's comedy "Night at the Museum:...