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  • Orlando Bloom Gives the Shirt Off His Back for Charity

    When he's not shooting blockbuster films, Orlando Bloom has devoted himself to helping those in need, even to the point of giving the shirt off his back to auction it off for charity. Bloom has since raised $71,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS...
  • Counterfeiter Abel Buell Later Forged An Inventive Career

    In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
  • The Valley Line: Thursday Club presents annual fashion show

    The Valley Line: Thursday Club presents annual fashion show
    As if by magic, the morning clouds dissipated and the bright sun came out just in time for nearly 200 women who gathered in the beautiful patio at the Thursday Club for the venerable organization's annual fashion show benefit. The clubhouse garden was...
  • NAB President Gordon Smith Pours Oil on Troubled Airwaves

    One of the main duties of National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith is to manage the relationship between stations and policymakers. Rarely does an NAB Show go by without some sort of acrimony directed at the FCC -- and, at times,...
  • Wu-Tang Clan says it has been offered $5 million for secret album

    Wu-Tang Clan says it has been offered $5 million for secret album
    When the Wu-Tang Clan announced they would manufacture, and auction off, just one copy of a long-in-the-works secret album, the news was met with obvious intrigue. Who would shell out the money for the rarity -- and how much would a given collector be...
  • Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market

    Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market
    Culture Monster has seen a picture of the global art market, and it looks very much like a portobello mushroom. The glimpse came not in a photograph, painting or drawing, but from the 83-page annual “TEFAF Art Market Report” issued...
  • Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday

    Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Both of the Orioles’ split-squad games Monday were canceled due to a persistent rain in Florida, and neither will be made up. The afternoon game in Clearwater against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled, and then, a few...
  • Clock could run out for Westport developers

    Clock could run out for Westport developers
    A U.S. bankruptcy court is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to grant more time to developer Patrick Turner, who has tried for 10 years to transform the empty Westport waterfront from grassy marsh to a bustling neighborhood. The decision could end...
  • Judge denies extension to Westport team

    Judge denies extension to Westport team
    U.S. bankruptcy judge Robert Gordon on Tuesday denied a bid for more time sought by Westport developer Patrick Turner, who has been trying for almost a decade to turn a blank swath of Baltimore's western waterfront into a vibrant, mixed-use community....
  • 12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announces lineup

    12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announces lineup
    Anurag Kashyup's "Ugly," Geetu Mohandas' "Liar's Dice" and Anup Singh's "Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost" are among the highlights of the 12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, which takes place April 8-13 at the ArcLight Hollywood. The festival...
  • Community: Sister alumnae join Holy Family's Gael Gala

    Community: Sister alumnae join Holy Family's Gael Gala
    The Gael Gala was a reunion for former students of Holy Family High School and a fundraiser for those attending the school. Rained cleared out just in time for guests to fill the grammar school’s auditorium, where they checked out the colorful...