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So you want to see a show?

Here’s my list of recommended Broadway, off-Broadway, and out-of-town shows, updated weekly. In all cases, I gave these shows favorable reviews (if sometimes qualifiedly so) in The Wall Street Journal when they opened. For more information, click on the title.

Burnie Lilium Show to showcase floral art

LILIES and floral art will be the focus of the 2014 Burnie Lilium Show this weekend.

Vandal splashes red substance on NYC museum wall

NEW YORK (AP) — A vandal has splashed a red substance on a wall inside New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art.

Emma Stone Confirms Starring Role in Broadway's 'Cabaret'

It was an open secret among theater insiders that Emma Stone was in negotiations to star in Cabaret when preparations were underway to bring the...

Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

The Nokia X is shown at its unveiling at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. "We have signed a strategic licensing deal with Microsoft. We are basically taking over the browser building department in Nokia," Opera Chief Executive Lars Boilsesen said. "This means that Opera Mini will become the default browser for Microsoft's feature phone product lines and the Asha phones product lines." The deal will be profitable from the start, he added.


UM art museum shows look at the worlds of artists and architecture

Two black-and-white photo shows at the University of Michigan Museum of Art are a great reason to duck into this elegant little museum on a hot summer's day.

Disney World: No Festival of Masters this year

Festival of the Masters, the long-running open-air art show at Downtown Disney, will not be held this year, a Disney spokesman said Wednesday.

Fundraiser showcases extraordinary art

Bunbury Catholic College will host the annual Art Extraordinaire this weekend.

50 years since the British Invasion in Las Vegas

If you think of a list of the greatest Las Vegas entertainers, the names of Elvis or Sinatra might come to mind, but Las Vegas has also come to be known as a keeper of the flame for the Beatles, the most popular music act in history.

Art in Public Places beautifies state

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Wearable art show bringing wacky designs to Dunedin

Wearable art, involving anything from giant balloons to stainless steel, will be featured for the 10th year.

Wearable art show bringing wacky designs to Dunedin

Wearable art, involving anything from giant balloons to stainless steel, will be featured for the 10th year.

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

A man cycles past a billboard featuring Sophie Ndaba, an actor who played the Queen Moroka character in "Generations," soap opera displayed on the street in Soweto, South Africa, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air.


Deadline for Lafayette's See & Respond Art Show extended again

The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division has announced a second deadline extension for its See & Respond Art Show. The deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25.

Art abounds in Winter Park

Very few small cities can boast of having 3 1/2 fine-arts museums within a few blocks of each other.

Local art on display at Longhorn Museum

Art committee members Sue Samsel (left) and Marie Nachman (right) with Ann Salas. The 2nd annual Innovate, Invoke, Inspire! Art Show kicked-off on Saturday, Aug. 16, with a wellattended reception. The Longhorn Museum in Pleasanton served as a great backdrop for the awards ceremony.

With union deal, curtain falls on Met Opera's labor dispute

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The curtain will rise on Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" next month at New York's Metropolitan Opera after a deal was reached early on Wednesday with the third of its three largest unions, averting a threatened lockout. Among the provisions was the hiring of an independent analyst to monitor the Met's budget, according to The Local 1 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, or IATSE. "This wasn't easy," Matthew Loeb, the union's international president, said in a statement.

Dutch museum to hold Crimean gold

FILE - In this April 4, 2014 file photo a spiraling torque from the second century A.D., is displayed as part of the exhibit called The Crimea - Gold and Secrets of the Black Sea, at Allard Pierson historical museum in Amsterdam. The museum says it sees no choice but to hold on to a number of highly valuable objects it borrowed from Ukranian museums for the time being, because it is unable to reconcile competing claims from museum. The museum borrowed the items from the museums before Russia annexed the Crimea, and it says returning them now to one side or the other would lead to legal claims. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File) AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch historical museum that borrowed some of Crimea's most valuable historical treasures says it plans to hold onto them for the time being, due to fear of being sued if it returns them to Ukraine or Russia.


Attorney: Police unprovoked in Vegas bar patron's takedown

Surveillance video that emerged this week shows a violent confrontation between Las Vegas Metro police and a bar patron.

Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians walk in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York's Lincoln Center. New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout, the federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced early Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.


Renaissance Reimagined: 'Art Bengaluru 2014' Brings to Life The Renaissance Period

BANGALORE, India, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th Edition of the festival to be held in Bangalore, India from 21st-30th August, 2014  The stage is set for 'Art Bengaluru 2014', one of the most reputed National Art Festivals in India. The 5th Edition of this...

Renaissance neuerlebt: 'Art Bengaluru 2014' erweckt die Renaissance-Zeit zu neuem Leben

BANGALORE, Indien, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Die 5. Auflage des Festivals, abgehalten in Bangalore, Indien vom 21.-30. August 2014  Die Vorbereitungen laufen für 'Art Bengaluru 2014', eines der renommiertesten Nationalen Kunstfestivals Indiens. Die 5. Auflage...

La Renaissance réinventée : « Art Bengaluru 2014 » redonne vie à la période de la Renaissance

BANGALORE, Inde, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La 5e édition du festival se déroulera à Bangalore, en Inde, du 21 au 30 août 2014   Tout est prêt pour « Art Bengaluru 2014 », l'un des festivals d'art les plus...

Video captures violent confrontation between Vegas police, bar patron

Surveillance video that emerged this week shows a violent confrontation between Las Vegas Metro police and a bar patron.

Auction house Leonard Joel bids on Sydney

Aug. 20, 2014, 6:32 p.m. Leonard Joel owner and auctioneer John Albrecht. Photo: Supplied Erotic cigarette case made of enamel. Photo: Supplied. The Art Deco Louise Vuitton gentleman's valise. Photo: Supplied.

Strip Scribbles: Penn & Teller, Murray Sawchuck, Nathan Burton on TV; Miss Nevada pageants

Magic and its Las Vegas magicians are everywhere you look on television this week in what’s become known as the “Wizard Wars,” which also is one of the shows premiering tonight on Syfy and is hosted by Rio headliner magicians Penn & Teller.

Local artist perpetrates acts of creativity, hosts discussion

“Perpetrating Acts of Creativity” is the theme for Issaquah artist Pamela K. Beer’s fine art show from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 22 in the offices of Northstone Real Estate. Beer will give a short talk about the inspiration for her work at 6 p.m. The public is invited to the show and reception at 1495 N.W. Gilman [...]

6th annual '50|50 Show' at Sanchez Art Center

Yes, it's back, the wonderful art extravaganza of the "50|50 Show!" This is the sixth year in a row that Sanchez Art Center has asked artists to put their creativity to the test by creating one small artwork a day for 50 days.

I-Team: Beatles put Las Vegas on show biz map

Fifty years ago this week, Las Vegas was engulfed by Beatlemania. The hottest act in the world at the time, the Beatles, had personally chosen Las Vegas to be on the band's first North American tour.

Manager and producer Seth Yudof: Las Vegas entertainment then and ow!

If today’s shows featured current entertainers and modern music, then they might not be losing out to nightclubs in their battle for a young audience. They might even be able to sell tickets at full price rather than having to hock tickets through discount outlets.

Fighter War Machine won't contest extradition

LAS VEGAS — War Machine, a mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star girlfriend in Las Vegas and fleeing to a Los Angeles suburb, told a California judge Tuesday he won't contest his return in custody to Nevada, a sheriff's official said. The man born Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver waived extradition in Ventura County Superior Court following his arrest Friday at an ...

Hippodrome to host variety of shows this year

From everyone's favorite orphan to a wicked story, there are a variety of shows coming to the Hippodrome this year.

Crucial Update: The Pharrell Hat Meme Is So Old That It's in a Museum

Crucial Update: The Pharrell Hat Meme Is So Old That It's in a Museum The hat will be laid to rest briefly at the Newseum in DC. Today's been big day for hats.


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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jonathan Koppenhaver, a mixed martial arts fighter who is accused of brutally beating his porn star girlfriend in Las Vegas and then fleeing to California.

Kelly: Art Everywhere U.S. gets art out of museums to get people into museums

Copies of famous paintings are popping up as part of Art Everywhere US. Have you seen them?

MEDIA ADVISORY: The 62nd Sausalito Art Festival Labor Day Weekend

SAUSALITO, CA-- - TO: Art & Entertainment, Travel & Leisure, Lifestyle Editors WHAT: 62 nd SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL Fine art, music, food, and wine come together Labor Day weekend along the Sausalito waterfront ...

Day at the Museum: The Museum at FIT already has...

Day at the Museum: The Museum at FIT already has... The Museum at FIT already has its spring 2015 exhibit on lock: A tributue to Lauren Bacall, who passed away last week at the age of 89. She's donated 700 items of clothing, mostly from the 50s and 60s, and...


Online Galleries Bring Affordable Fine Art To Your Doorstep

If there’s anything the Internet is good for, it’s for being the great equalizer: Now almost everything is available to virtually anyone with a few taps on the keyboard. And as more and more people are realizing, that includes some extraordinary, one-of-a-kind fine art – at truly attainable prices.

If The Show's Not Ready For Critics, Should Tickets Be Cheaper?

An Opportunity For Corporate Branding And Good Will? When I was a kid growing up outside Boston, I would make it a point to see "preview" performances of Broadway-bound shows, in part because the tickets were cheaper.

SnapBox Launches New Framed & Unframed Fine Art Paper and Lustre Photo Paper Prints

SnapBox today announced the launch of Framed and Unframed Fine Art Paper and Lustre Photo Paper prints, expanding the SnapBox suite of creative photo products. With SnapBox by JONDO, consumers can now ...

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

This handout photo provided by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History shows production scripts and press materials from NBC’s Will & Grace program, 2000-2006. Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, the creative power behind the hit situation comedy, intentionally presented LGBT characters who were not stereotyped, caricatured, or demeaned. The success of Will & Grace marked a turning point in media portrayals. The museum is acquiring several pieces of history from the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, including items from the TV show “Will and Grace.” (AP Photo/Smithsonian National Museum of American History) WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace."


A3 Art Auction - 20/8/14

This auction presents over 300 lots of contemporary, modern and historic New Zealand art. All of the works are valued at under $1,000 and many are to be sold without reserve. Tomorrow’s sale is an excellent opportunity to acquire entry-level works ...

Toi Maori Art Market returns to Wellington City

The country’s largest art show, Toi Maori Art Market returns to Wellington City this November. Showcasing contemporary Maori visual art, this spectacular event will feature galleries run by the artists as well as an extensive public programme of ...

Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

One of the nation's oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation's capital, a ...

Toi Maori Art Market returns to Wellington

The country’s largest art show, Toi Maori Art Market returns to Wellington City this November.

NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians walk in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York's Lincoln Center. New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout, the federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced early Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.


Tortoisegate 2014: New Aspen Art Museum Under Fire for iPad-Topped Turtles

Building photo via Architectural Digest, turtle photo via Change.org Aspen's brand new $45 million art museum may have the Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban on its side, but that doesn't mean it's immune from criticism. And while originally...

NY's Met Opera, two unions reach tentative deal to avert lockout

Union orchestra musicians of New York's Metropolitan Opera perform as they attend a rally with chorus members and others near Lincoln Center in New York City (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative contract agreements on Monday with unions representing its orchestra and chorus, federal mediators said, after tense negotiations that had threatened to derail the new season due to open next month. "These were difficult and highly complex negotiations, and I wish to commend the parties for their resolve in addressing multiple and complex issues," said Allison Beck, deputy director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The agreements with Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, which represents the orchestra, and the American Guild of Musical Artists, which represents the chorus, were reached "after many hours of intense negotiations," Beck said. "We are grateful for their commitment to the collective bargaining process and grateful most of all that the Metropolitan Opera, one of the world's premier cultural institutions, will continue providing outstanding operas for all to enjoy," Beck said.


What's Happening?: Fine art auction set Saturday in Florence

Fine art, high quality antiques and a one-of-a-kind model train will be for bid Saturday during the third annual Florence Arts and Antiques Auction.

Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year

Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year A night of opera music inspired by the wildly popular novels and HBO series Game of Thrones will be played by the One World Symphony next February, the Guardian reports. According to Sung Jin Hong, artistic director and composer conductor of One World Symphony, Game of Thrones lends itself to opera quite well.


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