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  • 'Hobbit' Finale Poised for $75 Million-Plus U.S. Opening

    The finale for Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy should mine plenty of riches in the U.S. with "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" poised to take in at least $75 million through Sunday. "Five Armies" will begin showing in the U.S. at 7 p.m....
  • In Nuremberg, bratwurst is an institution, and now a museum exhibit

     In Nuremberg, bratwurst is an institution, and now a museum exhibit
    The queen of Bratwurst, in Bavaria, is a skinny little thing with fans of all ages. She has reigned for centuries, and nothing about her — weight, lankiness, composition, perfume, accessories — is likely to ever change. Of course, we're...
  • Female Artists Celebrate Life's Challenges With Self Portraits

    Female Artists Celebrate Life's Challenges With Self Portraits
    Sometimes a self-portrait isn't exactly a self-portrait, but it still is a self-portrait. An exhibit currently at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Gallery in New Haven features self-portraits by artists that focus not on their faces but on the challenges life...
  • Pro-Israel documentary making local premiere

    Pro-Israel documentary making local premiere
    The documentary "Body and Soul — The State of the Jewish Nation" is making its local premiere at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. The Zionist Organization of America collaborates with the Jewish Museum, 301 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, on Dec....
  • What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center

    What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center
    PARIS — Paris could absolutely rest on her laurels. Even if the whole city ceased creating new and beautiful things to awe guests tomorrow, it would still be one of the most popular places to visit. Lord knows, producing those little Eiffel Tower...
  • Roundup: Art, money and Art Basel, plus taco gentrification

    The frazzle from Art Basel, oodles of art and money, the rise and fall of American tent cities, the gentrification industrial complex. Plus: rethinking L.A.’s Pershing Square, Jeff Koons designs a book cover, and a sculpture about sexual aids that...
  • Art world abuzz over leadership shake-ups at Christie's, Sotheby's

    Multimillion-dollar bidding wars are suspenseful, sure, but the real drama at Christie's and Sotheby's lately has been behind the scenes: The top executive at each of the fierce rivals — the biggest auction houses in the world — is stepping...
  • Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues

    Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues
    Famed athlete Jim Thorpe's sons and a Native American tribe are continuing their fight to remove the Olympian's remains from Carbon County. The Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma and brothers Richard and William Thorpe on Monday appealed 3rd U.S. Circuit...
  • Roundup: Botched restoration, Nazca Lines damage, auction house turmoil

    Environmental activists anger archaeologists and the Peruvian government, a botched restoration draws pilgrims in Spain, the struggle to preserve a woman-built artist-environment in Wisconsin, as well as an iconic brutalist architectural icon in New York....
  • George W. Bush on making art: 'Never paint your wife or your mother'

    Since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has devoted a significant amount of his post-presidential time to pursuing his hobby of painting. On Sunday, the 43rd U.S. president shared one of the key creative insights he's gleaned in his relatively young...
  • Getting together? Florida resorts are ideal for family reunions

    Getting together? Florida resorts are ideal for family reunions
    Planning a family reunion getaway for spring break or other occasion in 2015? As you plan, consider Florida resorts –the Sunshine State has many that are ideal for family reunions as they offer activities and pastimes for all age groups, and...