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Thursday, March 17, 2011

UNESCO Team Will Go to Egypt by Kate Taylor

A UNESCO delegation will go to Egypt next week to assess conditions at archeological sites.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Concert for Japan at Miller Theater by Kate Taylor

The proceeds will go to the Japan Society's Earthquake Relief Fund.

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Garrison Keillor to Retire by Kate Taylor

Garrison Keillor, the host of "A Prairie Home Companion," is planning to retire in 2013.

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Fresh Life for Madoff Play in Washington by Kate Taylor

A revised version of the play, "Imagining Madoff" by Deborah Margolin, will open on Aug. 31 and run through Sept. 25.

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ArtsBeat: Fresh Life for Madoff Play in Washington by Kate Taylor

A revised version of the play, "Imagining Madoff" by Deborah Margolin, will open on Aug. 31 and run through Sept. 25.

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Riccardo Muti Awarded $1 Million Birgit Nilsson Prize by Kate Taylor

Riccardo Muti, the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has won the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize for his "extraordinary contributions" to the music world.

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New John Guare Play for McCarter Theater's 2011-2012 Season by Kate Taylor

The McCarter Theater's 2011-2012 season will include world premieres by John Guare, Danai Gurira ("Eclipsed"), and the Irish playwright Marina Carr, along with productions of Tom Stoppard'…

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ArtsBeat: New John Guare Play for McCarter Theater's 2011-2012 Season by Kate Taylor

The McCarter Theater's 2011-2012 season will include world premieres by John Guare, Danai Gurira ("Eclipsed"), and the Irish playwright Marina Carr, along with productions of Tom Stoppard'…

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Tribeca Film Festival Selects Short Films by Kate Taylor

The 60 short films in the 2011 festival were chosen out of 2,862 submissions. They represent 20 countries and include 22 world premieres.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Donor's Son Sues Dallas Museum Over Art Collection, 25 Years Later by Kate Taylor

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Dallas on March 11, the Dallas Observer reported, Arnold Leon Schroeder, Jr., Mrs. Reves's son from a previous marriage, has sued the museum claiming t…

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Smithsonian's Controversial Show May Come to Brooklyn Musem and Tacoma Art Museum by Kate Taylor

The controversial National Portrait Gallery exhibition "Hide/Seek," which examined gay and lesbian themes in American portraiture, may come to the Brooklyn Museum and the Tacoma Art Museum, …

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Archeologists Criticize Smithsonian Over Java Objects by Kate Taylor

Archeologists are criticizing the Smithsonian Institution over a planned show of objects salvaged from a shipwreck in the Java Sea.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Kennedy Center Announces 2011-12 season by Kate Taylor

One highlight will be a festival highlighting the music of Budapest, Prague and Vienna.

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Friday, March 4, 2011

An Olivier Award for Sondheim by Kate Taylor

Honoring contributions to London theater.

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ArtsBeat: An Olivier Award for Sondheim by Kate Taylor

Honoring contributions to London theater.

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Egyptian Antiquities Chief Resigns by Kate Taylor

Zahi Hawass steps down after revealing that more sites have been looted since the uprising in Egypt began.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Egypt Antiquities Chief Says He May Quit by Kate Taylor

Egypt's minister of antiquities, Zahi Hawass, said on Tuesday that his department was unable to protect Egypt's historic sites and artifacts and that he was considering resigning.

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Peggy Baker and Michael Healey’s delicate dance of aging by Kate Taylor

Dancer and playwright combine genres in a poignant meditation on midlife

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Roth and Oates to Receive National Humanities Medals by Kate Taylor

Others being honored with the humanities medal or the National Medal of Arts include Harper Lee and Sonny Rollins.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Conversationists Say They May Be Able to Restore Afghan Buddha by Kate Taylor

German scientists said on Friday that it may be possible to reconstruct the smaller of the two Bamiyan Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Founding President of Seaport Museum Calls for Resignations by Kate Taylor

The founding president of the Seaport Museum New York, which in recent weeks lost a third of its trustees and furloughed half its staff, has called for the resignation of the museum's curren…

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Thieves Arrested in Egypt Trying to Break Apart Ancient Statue by Kate Taylor

Two thieves were arrested last week trying to break apart a 20-foot-tall statue of the pharaoh Ramses II embedded in a quarry in the southern city of Aswan, said Egypt's antiquities minister…

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

PEN World Voices Festival Announces Lineup by Kate Taylor

A lecture by the Nigerian author and Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka, readings by Wallace Shawn and Malcolm Gladwell, a debate on the prison industry, and an evening on the topic of sex led …

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Historic African American Murals to Be Restored by Kate Taylor

A set of important murals depicting events in African-American history will be restored and sent on tour for the first time through a collaboration of Talladega College in Alabama, which own…

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Folk Art Museum to Show Self-Taught Black Artists in Venice by Kate Taylor

The American Folk Art Museum, which is facing serious financial problems, is nonetheless embarking an ambitious project: an exhibition of African-American self-taught and graffiti artists to…

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Egyptian Archeological Sites Were Looted, Says Antiquities Minister by Kate Taylor

Important archeological sites in Egypt were looted during the anti-government protests, Egypt's antiquities minister, Zahi Hawass, said on his blog on Thursday.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Egypt's Antiquities Minister Says Valuable Statue Found by Kate Taylor

Zahi Hawass, Egypt's antiquities minister, said on Wednesday that a limestone statue of Akhenaten holding an offering table, among the most valuable of the objects revealed earlier this week…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program Announces Winner by Kate Taylor

Interboro Partners, a nine-year-old New York architecture firm, has won the annual Young Architects Program competition to transform MoMA P.S. 1's courtyard for its summer outdoor music prog…

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Bloomberg Family Foundation to Support Arts by Kate Taylor

Mayor Bloomberg's family foundation is planning to distribute $32 million to New York City arts organizations.

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Valuable Artifacts Missing from Egyptian Museum by Kate Taylor

A full inventory of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo found 18 valuable artifacts missing after a break-in on January 28, Egypt's antiquities minister, Zahi Hawass, wrote on his blog on Sunday.

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New Budget Includes Increase for the Smithsonian Institution by Kate Taylor

President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 includes $861.5 million for the Smithsonian Institution.

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