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  • Foundations pledge $330 million to preserve Detroit art, pensions

    A group of foundations has pledged to give Detroit $330 million, a contribution designed to prevent the sale of the city’s art, freeing that money to help ease threatened cuts in benefits for retired municipal workers. The charitable effort,...
  • Texas hunters auction permit for black rhino hunt, stirring outrage

    HOUSTON -- Big-game hunters in Texas stirred controversy over the weekend by auctioning off a rare African permit to hunt the endangered black rhino in the name of conservation. Dallas Safari Club officials have said they faced threats leading up to ...
  • Notarized documents show Damien Berry sold his Super Bowl ring

    Notarized documents show Damien Berry sold his Super Bowl ring
    Although former Ravens running back Damien Berry has denied selling his Super Bowl XLVII ring, notarized documents provided to The Baltimore Sun by Goldin Auctions contradict his version of events. In a telephone interview, Ken Goldin, the founder of...
  • Foundations pledge $330 million to prevent sale of Detroit museum art

    In an attempt to save the Detroit Institute of Arts from being crippled or destroyed by its city's epic bankruptcy, nine local and national charitable foundations have pledged $330 million to spare the museum from having artworks sold to help prop up...
  • Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen

    Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen
    Jean Lowe is not an illusionist in the conventional sense of the term. Her painted images and papier-mache sculptures don't typically fool the eye by closely resembling the things they represent. Her game has more to do with the machinations of the mind,...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director

    The Museum of Contemporary Art has named Philippe Vergne as its new director, choosing a longtime art world professional from the respected Dia Art Foundation in New York to lead the financially challenged but rebuilding institution. Vergne follows...
  • Bike Week 2014 set to impress yet again

    Bike Week 2014 set to impress yet again
    With more than 70 years under its belt, Bike Week has proved to be a tried and true tradition. Hundreds of thousands of bikers pour in each year to enjoy the sunshine on their shoulders as they ride their motorcycles down the streets of Daytona Beach....
  • Glendale commission nixes naming park after veterans

    For the second time, the idea of changing the name of Central Park to Veterans Park fell flat with a lower-level city commission, which recommended earlier this week that the City Council wait until future capital improvements near the park are complete...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 19 Storytelling The Howard County Conservancy hosts "Tales of Nature: An Afternoon of Professional Storytelling" with Adam Booth, Diane Macklin and Marc Young at 3 p.m. at 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Tickets are $5 per person, $15...
  • Responsible sellers make every effort to label their wares accurately

    Q: We inherited this chair and believe it came from England in the early 1900s. After searching on the Internet for similar chairs, it seems to be a type called an early Victorian carved throne chair. Any info? A: Smart collectors know that when a seller...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Dinosaur 13'

    Those looking for a classic instance of the little guy being screwed by big government need look no further than "Dinosaur 13." Todd Douglas Miller's engrossing documentary moves from the triumphant discovery of what remains the world's largest, most...