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L.A. NOWIn her four decades as America’s cooking teacher, Julia Child had a hard and fast rule about commercial endorsements: She didn’t do them. It didn’t matter whether it was the butter that made her beurre blanc sauce sing, the pot in...
L.A. NOWSpace shuttle Endeavour will once again be on public display Tuesday as the California Science Center opens its doors to the pavilion that will showcase its new crown jewel....
Joni Gordon, an art world novice who bought a failing Melrose Avenue gallery, Newspace, 37 years ago and turned it into an incubator for Los Angeles' contemporary art scene, has died. She was 75. Gordon died Sept. 11 in Bend, Ore., 10 days after a...
Bill Moggridge, a British-born industrial designer and educator who set the standard for laptop design three decades ago when he developed a clamshell case with a hinged lid that folded over the keyboard, died of cancer Saturday in San Francisco. He was...
Violinist Ruggiero Ricci held the audience spellbound when he debuted at the Hollywood Bowl in 1932, a "wunderkind" of classical music with marvelous showmanship and beautiful tone. He was all of 13. What he accomplished in the ensuing decades is perhaps...
Russell Shank, the chief librarian at UCLA from 1977 to 1989 who was known as a staunch supporter of 1st Amendment rights in all libraries and an early proponent of technology as a way to enhance library services, has died. He was 86. Shank, a...
James Whitmore, the veteran Tony- and Emmy-winning actor who brought American icons Will Rogers, Harry Truman and Theodore Roosevelt to life in one-man shows, died Friday. He was 87. Whitmore died of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, said his son,...
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa...
Tulsa WorldWhen the Palazzo Pitti museum in Florence, Italy, decided to celebrate its native son, navigator and explorer Amerigo Vespucci, it came to Tulsa's Gilcrease Museum. Gilcrease worked with the Italian museum to create an exhibit titled "La Nuova Frontiera...
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Star TribuneEven as the future is starting to take shape on the site of the old Johnson Boat Works on the west shore of White Bear Lake, a small group of volunteers digging through dirt and rubble under a glaring sun Thursday were toiling to form a picture of its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is announcing plans for what curators believe is the first exhibition about the visual history of yoga. When it opens in October, "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" will feature temple structures,...
TULSA, Okla. - The woman in the wheelchair and headphones is watching pictures go by and hearing a narrator speak about a place and a moment long ago. On the screen a typewritten love letter appears and the words scroll down and you can imagine the woman...
Tags: Artists, Arts, Science and Technology, Woodrow Wilson, Museums
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