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  • Universal to Demolish 'Phantom of the Opera' Soundstage, But Preserve Silent Film's Set

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As it upgrades its production facilities and expands its theme park, Universal Studios is planning to demolish Stage 28, one of the oldest on the lot, while preserving a 90-year-old set housed in the space and used in the...
  • Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season

    Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty. Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...
  • Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season

     Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season
    Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding...
  • Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat

    Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat
    Her expressionless mug has been featured on countless toys, not to mention bowling balls, motor oil, a Fender Strat, a pricey Judith Leiber clutch, sanitary napkins and mens underwear. She's inspired a controversial song by Avril Lavigne, works of...
  • Ronaldo wins another European award for his museum

    MONACO (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo, whose extra-time penalty put the seal on Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League final victory over Atletico Madrid in May, was named UEFA's Best Player in Europe on Thursday. Ronaldo scored 17 goals in all as Real won...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Auditions The Colonial Players will hold auditions Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 6-7 at 2132 Renard Court in Annapolis for all roles in their production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Auditions will be held Sept. 6 at 1 p.m. for children and 4 p.m....
  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • 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 $28 when tickets are...
  • reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

     
    A purity ball is a ceremony where young girls promise to “live pure lives before God,” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are...
  • Day trips: Follow Ben Franklin's footsteps in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — Wait. Isn't that ...? I was just entering Independence Hall Park in Philadelphia when the man strode past me, too quickly to see much more than a blur. An anachronism, this elderly gentleman in his heavy tan tailcoat and silver-...
  • Texas family to part ways with skeleton of mammoth found on its farm

    DALLAS (Reuters) - A North Texas family, who discovered the skeleton of a 20,000- to 40,000-year-old mammoth while mining through sediment on their farm, is preparing to turn over the remains to a local museum. In May, Wayne McEwen and his family were...