Story | Nov 13, 2012 | 2:29 PM
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Story | Nov 6, 2012Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York, according to his close friend and assistant, clarinetist Virgil Blackwell. He was 103.
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"The Air We Breathe" at SFMOMA addresses issues of Prop. 8
Story | Feb 10, 2012 | 4:32 PM
Al Pacino and Andre Watts are among the National Medal of Arts winners announced Friday. President Obama will confer the awards on Monday at the White House.
Story | Feb 10, 2012 | 4:34 PM
The White House announced the recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medals today. Poet Rita Dove (above) is the leading literary figure among the seven who will receive the National Medal of Arts, joining actor...