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  • Film Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

    The past may be immortal, but not so the reanimating magic that turns New York's American Museum of Natural History into a dusk-to-dawn happy hour for dinosaurs and Neanderthals, explorers and conquerors, and a capuchin monkey with an overactive bladder....
  • Art with a bang - Portugal's VHILS blasts through barriers

    Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, known by the tag name VHILS from his graffiti days, literally shakes the foundations when he explodes powder charges inserted into stucco facades, or drills and carves into bricks and concrete with power tools. As...
  • Mullin Museum celebrates artistry by rest of the Bugatti family

    Mullin Museum celebrates artistry by rest of the Bugatti family
    The Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard is always overflowing with rare, handmade, and expensive Bugattis from the gilded, prewar era. But the Bugattis in the current exhibit have neither wheels nor engines. Turns out the Bugatti family’s talents...
  • Christmas In Collinsville Is On Friday And Saturday

    Christmas In Collinsville Is On Friday And Saturday
    CANTON — The eighth annual Christmas in Collinsville kicks off on Friday evening and will go throughout the day on Saturday as well. The event is organized by merchants and business owners Collinsville and they will be open tonight as well as on...
  • Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?

    Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?
    Around Park Avenue, there are museums like the Morse Museum and the Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum. The University Club hosts lectures and movies, and different shops sell works of art. But off Park Avenue’s beaten path, there are plenty of other...
  • Birroteca owner to take over American Visionary Art Museum space

    Birroteca owner to take over American Visionary Art Museum space
    The owner of Birroteca will take over the restaurant space at the American Visionary Art Museum, which has been closed since the June departure of Mr. Rain's Fun House. Robbin Haas said that he will open a restaurant named Encantada at AVAM in the first...
  • Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014

    Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014
    In 2014 architecture put the recession in the rearview mirror. A wave of residential towers washed over American downtowns while, in Chicago, controversies flared over George Lucas' plan for a massive museum along the lakefront and Donald Trump's...
  • Chicago's best visual art in 2014

    Chicago's best visual art in 2014
    This has been a year of bittersweet goodbyes, as some of the brightest curators in Chicago have left for Toronto, Philadelphia, Kassel, Germany, and beyond. 2015 will fill those Lucite platform shoes with who-knows-who, but in the meantime, here's what we...
  • New Mystic Seaport Exhibition Building Meant To Evoke Tradition Of The Sea

    New Mystic Seaport Exhibition Building Meant To Evoke Tradition Of The Sea
    For decades, visitors to Mystic Seaport have enjoyed a 19th-century seafaring village with cobblestone walks, colonial-style buildings, and moored period whaling ships that can be toured. The first major construction project at the Seaport in 50 years...
  • Playful 'Catch The Butterflies' At Lyman Allyn

    Playful 'Catch The Butterflies' At Lyman Allyn
    The Glassenberg Gallery at Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London has been taken over by a swarm of butterflies. "Catch the Butterflies," a sweet and fun installation by East Lyme artist Brian Keith Stephens, consists of about 100 ceiling-to-floor scrolls...
  • Talking to Lonnie Bunch about his Smithsonian-size task

    Talking to Lonnie Bunch about his Smithsonian-size task
    Lonnie Bunch had a good thing going in Chicago. He was running the Chicago Historical Society, helping to guide its transition to eventually becoming the more outward facing Chicago History Museum. Chicago's community of civic leaders had welcomed him...