| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — As 1938 came to a close, painter Edward Hopper was a man on a mission.
Again and again, he would pick up his sketchbook and head for a cluster of New York City movie theaters. Sometimes it was the Republic or the Palace, other times the...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Dr. Seuss kept two secrets under lock and key — his hat and art collections.
Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Mass., he became a household name and national icon for his colorful illustrations and jaunty rhymes. But only his wife Audrey...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A traveling selection of hats, helmets, bonnets and caps once owned by Dr. Seuss makes a SoCal stop at a Laguna Beach art gallery on Friday.
Photo Gallery: 7 things you didn't know about Dr. Seuss
The touring "Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!" exhibit is part...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Once in a while an old photograph pops up, featuring someone who bears a striking resemblance to a person everyone knows. It's happened to Nicolas Cage in the past, leading some to believe he's a vampire. Now it looks like Jay-Z is the one with a...
| May 5, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tuesday is a big day for Broadway with the Tony nominations set for a live webcast starting at 5:30 a.m. PDT.
The nominations will be announced on TonyAwards.com by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster (most recently for "Anything Goes") and "Modern...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....