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  • Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of 'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn

    Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of  'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn
    Since people started sailing in ships, about a million have wound up at the bottom of the sea. That is the estimate by Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous maritime explorers. Ballard has led teams that have found the remains of 50 or 60 of...
  • Grounded! Stuck at airport, some distractions to make time fly by

    Grounded! Stuck at airport, some distractions to make time fly by
    Stranded at the airport with terminal boredom? You can only stare trance-like at your smartphone or tablet for so long. How do you distract yourself from the snaking lines, the crowded chaos, the tempting peanut butter and jelly sandwich cart at the...
  • Actors with local connections worked with Robin Williams

    Actors with local connections worked with Robin Williams
    As the world mourns the unexpected death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams Monday, some of the people he worked with have connections to the Lehigh Valley, including to two of his final movies that have not yet been released. Allentown native...
  • Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger will be honorees at LACMA gala

    Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger will be honorees at LACMA gala
    Quentin Tarantino will share the spotlight with visual artist Barbara Kruger as the honorees at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Art + Film gala in November. The fourth annual event is once again being chaired by museum trustee Eva Chow and...
  • Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes

    Round-Up: Statue selfies, new Nazca Lines, the whitest superheroes
    All kinds of drama at museums in Delaware, North Miami and Washington, D.C., a discovery of new Nazca Lines in Peru, reconsidering the urban role of the Santa Ana River, psychedelic fonts, statue selfies and why liking everything on Facebook encourages...
  • Southwest Museum building turns 100, throws a party

    Southwest Museum building turns 100, throws a party
    In this city of constant change, it's quite an accomplishment to last 100 years. Such is the case with the home of the Southwest Museum, a stately tan building perched atop a hill in Mount Washington, which is celebrating its centennial on Saturday....
  • Mennello Museum of American Art's 2014-15 season

     Mennello Museum of American Art's 2014-15 season
    Exhibitions at the Mennello Museum of American Art during the 2014-15 season will focus first on the American West. In the new year, the museum's attention turns to female artists with works by Dale Kennington, Sang Roberson, Mary Whyte and pieces from...
  • Bumpy ride into history

    Bumpy ride into history
    Baltimore, home to the first received telegraph message (Samuel Morse, 1844, sent from Washington), the first umbrella factory in America (1828), the first Ouija board (1892) and — to note what really matters — the first baseball player to win...
  • Trip Tips: Latin Americans infuse New York with Hispanic culture

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newcomers from Mexico and Central and South America are streaming into New York City in greater numbers, joining the long-standing communities of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans and enriching the chorus of Latin voices in the Big Apple....
  • Claims of retaliation for faculty dissent at Corcoran Gallery of Art

    It seems that the controversial breakup of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design just got vindictive. On Thursday, Peggy Loar, the Corcoran’s interim director and president, terminated an instructor who opposes the...
  • Silver Circle Gallery to host new exhibit

    The Silver Circle Gallery in Putnam has announced the upcoming exhibit, "Pathos: Works by Karen Reid," featuring abstract impressionistic landscape and figurative oil, watercolor, and encaustic paintings. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 4–28....