World Sword Swallower's Day
February 25 is World Sword Swallower's Day. Ripley's Believe it or Not in Wisconsin Dells is celebrating the event. There are currently fewer than a few dozen professional...
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At Seattle Art Museum, a peek at Paul Allen's landscapes
“Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection” is an interesting mix, including the outlier Klimt landscape “Birch Forest” and the Cezanne...
5 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Might Ivanka Trump Speak Up if Her Father Guts the Arts?
Ms. Trump's personal history as a collector and ballet dancer suggests a longstanding interest in culture.
6 hours ago - NY Times
Father John Misty Announces European Tour
Father John Misty has announced a clutch of small European shows ahead of his new album, Pure Comedy . Check them out below; tickets are available via lottery here . The...
6 hours ago - Pitchfork
How EYRST Became One Of The Most Thriving Labels In The Pacific Northwest
An interview with Von Tally and The Last Artful Dodgr, the co-founder and face of Portland's thriving indie hip-hop label, Eyrst.
6 hours ago - Forbes
MobiTV raises $21 million for pay TV delivery system
MobiTV has raised $21 million in funding so it can deliver pay TV services using next-generation internet protocol video delivery technology. The Emeryville, California-based...
6 hours ago - Venture Beat
Philadelphia's Rodin Museum fetes sculptor with passion-themed installation
PHILADELPHIA - Auguste Rodin's sensuous piece “The Kiss” will, fittingly, form the core of an installation at Philadelphia's Rodin Museum centred on the theme of passion to...
7 hours ago - National Post
Creativity Works column: How $1.90 changed my life
My career in advertising and marketing almost got derailed before it even had a chance to start. In 1982, I was attending Lehigh County Vocational-Technical School in the...
7 hours ago - The Morning Call
Art Exhibit Doubles As Used Book Store For Spanish Speakers
A traveling Spanish bookstore has opened in Boston, its eighth and last stop. The creator says the art installation responds to the disappearance of bookstores, and the...
7 hours ago - NPR
NBCBLK28: Art Advocate Brings Hope To Norfolk Youth
"No matter what your background is, you can take your passion and make it what you do for a living."
8 hours ago - NBC News
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Verizon and Yahoo reach deal with $350M discount
Verizon said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo's core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350 million in the wake of two massive cyber attacks at the...
Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in NYC suburb of Jamaica, Queens
NEW YORK - A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets. Police corralled the animal in a backyard in...
Pie-eating goalkeeper leaves English club as betting investigation launched
Wayne Shaw was shown on camera eating a pasty during an FA Cup matchup - after the team's sponsor had offered odds on it happening.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt did not mention climate change once in his...
Pruitt has consistently questioned the established science on climate change. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt holds up a hat that was presented to...
The owner of Burger King is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion
Burger King owner Restaurant Brands International is buying Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $79 per share, or $1.8 billion. "Popeyes is a powerful brand with a rich Louisiana...
Darrelle Revis' preliminary hearing moved to March 15
Revis will have to wait a few more weeks for his hearing after he allegedly was involved in an altercation where two men were knocked out.
Plane Crashes Into Mall In Australia, Killing Pilot And 4 Americans
The plane crashed into the Direct Factory Outlets mall shortly after takeoff, according to media reports. All passengers are believed to have died in the crash, and nobody...
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
WASHINGTON - Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage “Obamacare” offers provides protection from life's...
Lakers name Magic Johnson president, fire GM Mitch Kupchak; Jim Buss out, too
The seismic shakeup was made to get everyone "pulling in the same direction," Jeanie Buss said.
Clinton chair John Podesta claims FBI helped Trump beat Hillary
Hillary Clinton's campaign chief, John Podesta, has claimed that “forces within the FBI” may have tried to help President Donald Trump win the US election.