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  • Cleveland Museum of Art bans popular selfie sticks

    An art museum in northeast Ohio has added selfie sticks to its list of prohibited items in an effort to get ahead of a social trend. The Cleveland Museum of Art decided to ban the expandable sticks, which allow users to hold their cellphones a few feet...
  • Historic Delaware rug to share its stories

    An upcoming exhibition at Hagley Museum & Library is like no other in the history of the Greenville-area historic site. There's only one thing in it — a unique rug that, at 10 by 12 feet, is the largest hooked rug in the museum's collection. Museum...
  • Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks

     Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks
    Maybe it's time to erect temporary, "proceed with caution" signs at the entrances to Chicago's Jackson and Washington parks. The signs would be directed not at drivers, but at President Barack and Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Barack Obama...
  • Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture

    Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture Carolina A. Miranda Los Angeles Times A solo outing by a master of lowbrow in Hollywood...bulbous babes in Beverly Hills...and wild architectural schemes in Westwood. Plus: historic...
  • SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans

     SoCal arts groups courting a new donor source: Chinese Americans
    Old money, meet new yuan. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has never held a concert to officially mark Chinese New Year, but that changes Thursday night when the Phil kicks off a three-concert series featuring Chinese soloists at Walt Disney Concert Hall....
  • Best bets for Feb. 21

    Best bets for Feb. 21
    Family Chinese New Year Party: Usher in the Year of the Sheep with an all-day Chinese New Year celebration. The day will be filled with tours, tea samples, storytelling, lectures and a raku-firing demonstration. The museum cafe will be serving Chinese...
  • Passport guides visitors through city's African-American history

    Passport guides visitors through city's African-American history
    A free publication arrived this week to help people interested in Baltimore's African-American history understand their city and its neighborhoods. "A Lasting Legacy: Baltimore's African-American History Passport" is a handy resource. These cold days...
  • Contemporary opens first exhibit after nearly three-year hiatus

    Contemporary opens first exhibit after nearly three-year hiatus
    Nearly three years after the Contemporary arts organization abruptly shut its doors in mid-exhibition and eliminated the jobs of its five-member staff, a big neon "C" on the outside of the KAGRO building in Station North will glow cherry pink Saturday...
  • 'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry

    'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry
    "Hooray for Chicago" does not have the same zip as "Hooray for Hollywood," but at the turn of the 20th century, before there was a Hollywood, Chicago was America's epicenter for film production, distribution and exhibition. This piece of film and city...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
     Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.  The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is opening a new exhibit on Saturday about coffee and the role it plays in cultures and...
  • Museum of Contemporary Art to get a makeover

    Museum of Contemporary Art to get a makeover
    Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art will be changing its logo and remaking key portions of its building to make it more friendly to museumgoers, the institution is scheduled to announce Friday morning. The current restaurant space, 3,000 square feet at...