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Museum show takes on art and early TV

NEW YORK - From Salvador Dali's turn on "What's My Line?" to a dreamy, cherry-topped ice cream sundae thought up by Andy Warhol for a restaurant commercial, modern art indelibly influenced early television.
Trail blazers

...Listeners' Choice Award at the 2011 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.Earlier this week, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City announced that The Attacca Quartet has been named the Museum's Quartet in Residence - a prestigious...
Ketchikan's Rubin opens solo show at state museum

Ketchikan painter David Rubin's "how-I-ended-up-in-Alaska" story is unusual even by Alaskan standards: he came up in the early 1980s on the personal recommendation of Ken Kesey, whom he met at the Oregon Country Fair while playing in a band that was opening for the Grateful Dead.One of the best things about this story is that it's only one of many in Rubin's repertoire; like the famous author who prompted his move to Alaska, Rubin is a natural storyteller, wielding a paintbrush instead of a pen.
Serious fun with the Attacca Quartet

...awards all over the world for their performances, and just last week were named Quartet in Residence at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Find out more here: The next chance to see them is during a...
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum

...on indigenous people. Adkins' work is in the permanent collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others.April 11 -Sept. 14: "Riskland: Remembering the 1964 Alaska Earthquake"To mark the 50th...
New York City folk museum celebrates optimistic future

...with other institutions," Blanchard said.The museum currently has 14 iconic pieces on extended loan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new American Wing galleries for paintings, sculptures and decorative arts.A traveling exhibit, "Kaleidoscope...
JDHS grad publishes children's series

...finally, "The Knight in the Shadows" features a Renaissance French squire protecting a sword on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Eboch said of Juneau, "When the weather's nice, there's no place more beautiful on...
Kenai artist puts new spin on ancient art form

...Nelson joined the revelry of artists who create in a medium that has been around since at least 80 A.D.The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has an encaustic portrait painted onto a mummy on limewood from about that time period and there...
'Holocaust Portraits,' this week at Evening at Egan

...beautiful." His work is included in more than a dozen major museums throughout the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The works that make up the Holocaust Series are...
Pitlochry, Scotland: Likable tourist town, famous for whisky and hill walking

Rick Steves, an American author and television personality on European travel, describes Pitlochry, Scotland, as "a likable tourist town, famous for its whisky and its hill walking."


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