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  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • Norton Simon dealt setback in Nazi-looted art case

    The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Norton Simon Museum on Tuesday by refusing to review a legal ruling that has jeopardized its hold on paintings of Adam and Eve from the 1500s that have been among its most prized masterpieces. The Pasadena...
  • Central Illinois Jazz Festival in Decatur leads Midwest events

    Illinois Jan. 30-Feb. 1: Central Illinois Jazz Festival, Decatur. This is the 40th year of the festival and Juvae Jazz Society's 20th anniversary. Enjoy a variety of professional performers at different venues in the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel....
  • Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women

     Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women
    The Mennello Museum of American Art opens its yearlong "Storytellers of the South: Voices of Women" series of exhibitions next week with "Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington." Born in Savannah, Ga., in 1935, Kennington has...
  • LACMA's 50th anniversary party starts early with major donations

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced major gifts of art from two of its trustees — the first wave of donations timed to the museum's 50th anniversary in April. A gift from Jane and Marc Nathanson consists of eight works of modern and...
  • Living Museum hosts Bacchus Wine and Food Festival in February

    Living Museum hosts Bacchus Wine and Food Festival in February
    The Virginia Living Museum will present its 11th annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festivalfrom 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. The event will feature wines from around the world and food selections...
  • New museum exhibit goes inside the brain

    New museum exhibit goes inside the brain
    A new traveling exhibit at Museum of Discovery and Science promises to get you thinking. "BRAIN: The World Inside Your Head" will run from Jan. 23 through May 3 at the Fort Lauderdale museum, 401 SW Second St. The 5,000-square-foot exhibit shows the...
  • Italy unveils record haul of rare antiquities found in raids on Swiss warehouses of dealer

    Authorities on Wednesday unveiled what they said was a record haul of rare antiquities illegally looted from Italy and discovered during raids on Swiss warehouses belonging to a Sicilian former art dealer. Police estimated the value of the 5,361 vases,...
  • Winter wine, food events across Hampton Roads support several museums, charities

    Winter wine, food events across Hampton Roads support several museums, charities
    Wine and food events are a great way to chase away the winter blues and help a good cause. Here are several events coming up in the weeks ahead to mark on your calendar. Warm Up Williamsburg When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 Where: Williamsburg...
  • Too late to save Newport News-built carrier from scrap heap?

    Too late to save Newport News-built carrier from scrap heap?
    A California group wants the Navy to reverse course on the Ranger, a Newport News-built aircraft carrier that proved itself in battle, starred in Hollywood and is now destined for the scrap yard. Top Gun Super Carrier of Long Beach Inc. has secured...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...