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  • Datebook: Experimental shoes, art by vets, stories about immigration

    Datebook: Experimental shoes, art by vets, stories about immigration
    Over-the-top shoes. Works produced by military veterans. And a series of collaged paintings that chronicle the lives of modern-day gold prospectors on the San Gabriel River. Plus: works that touch on personal stories of immigration and a painter’s...
  • Chicagoing for May 21

    Chicagoing for May 21
    Things to do and see around the city. ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016....
  • Are you a Mad Hatter? Head to the Steampunk Cosplay Tea Party

    If you're into steampunk and cosplay, this event could be your cup of tea. Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites is hosting a Steampunk Cosplay Tea Party 6-8 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. The event is in conjunction with...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BREVARD ZOO: railroad and "Paws...
  • Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt elected to National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame

    Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt elected to National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame
    Longtime Maryland breeder Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney have been elected posthumously to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf. Vanderbilt and Whitney will be inducted into the Hall of Fame along with the...
  • Diane Keaton, Paul McCarthy to be honored at Hammer Museum

    Diane Keaton, Paul McCarthy to be honored at Hammer Museum
    In a famous scene from Woody Allen's "Manhattan," a cultural intellectual played by Diane Keaton offers her withering assessment of art that she has recently seen at a museum.   "I really felt it was very derivative. To me it felt like it was straight ...
  • B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

    B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta
    The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. His body will be flown on Wednesday to Memphis, Tennessee, the place where a young King was nicknamed the Beale Street Blues Boy. It is...
  • They, robots: 'Revolution' opens at the MSI

    They, robots: 'Revolution' opens at the MSI
    On the one hand, the Museum of Science and Industry says it wants its big new showcase for cutting-edge robotics to dispel fear about the soulless mechanized creatures rising up and taking the place of humans. "The point we try to make is that it's robots...
  • Curated cars at Indy 500 Hall of Fame and Indianapolis Museum of Art

    Curated cars at  Indy 500 Hall of Fame and  Indianapolis Museum of Art
    It's the Indianapolis 500 weekend, and you know what that means: museums! There are two highly relevant exhibits that make a road trip to Indiana's largest city worth considering, beyond the race itself. The first is the Hall of Fame Museum, literally...
  • Couzens achieves Circle of Success recognition

    Matthew Couzens, Jr., a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company's 2014 Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2015. To earn this achievement, Couzens established...
  • Consider the social-architectural context of LACMA's 1965 design

    Consider the social-architectural context of LACMA's 1965 design
    It's one of those tidbits of Los Angeles architectural history that can seem minor or hugely emblematic, depending on the context. In April 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened its new campus on Wilshire Boulevard, designed by...