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Archaeologists Discover Stone And Bronze Age Burials At Site Of Stonehenge Tunnel

"Bronze age graves, Neolithic pottery and the vestiges of a mysterious C-shaped enclosure that might have been a prehistoric industrial area are among the...

How Did A Book Of New Poetry Get Passed Off As The Work Of...

Matty Weingast's The First Free Women: Poems of the Early Buddhist Nuns was marketed by America's leading Buddhist publisher — and hailed by many...

Could We Really Revive The Federal Theatre Project? How Would That Work In 2021?

The short answer is that it couldn't work the way it did in the 1930s: the legal and theatrical landscape then was too different....

Libel Lawsuit In Poland Could Derail Holocaust Research, Observers Fear

"Two Polish historians are facing a libel trial over a book examining Poles' behaviour during the Second World War, a case whose outcome is...

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Suit Over Guelph Treasure

The collection of ornate medieval reliquaries is now held by Berlin's state museums; the American heirs of German Jewish art dealers, claiming that the...

Poetry Magazine Faces Down Furor Over Printing Work By Sex Offender

" has doubled down on its decision to publish a poem by a convicted sex offender as part of a special edition dedicated to...

Was Philadelphia’s Leading Classical Radio Host Just Fired?

Gregg Whiteside, who for 17 years hosted weekday morning programming and the Philadelphia Orchestra concert broadcasts at WRTI, abruptly disappeared from the air last...

Stunning Aztec Eagle Carving Unearthed In Mexico City

The 42"-by'28" bas-relief of a golden eagle, carved from a reddish volcanic rock called tezontle, was found by archaeologists at the Templo Mayor, the...

Kirill Serebrennikov, Russia’s Most Famous Dissident Director, Fired From His Moscow Theatre

On Tuesday, Serebrennikov hosted an event at the Gogol Center — which he has directed since its opening in 2012 and which has become...

Dante’s Descendant Wants Poet’s Conviction On Corruption Charges Reversed

In 1302, caught on the wrong side in one of Florence's perpetual factional struggles, Dante Alighieri was fined and banished on a probably trumped-up...

Taking Ballet Class Outdoors In The Middle Of A New York Winter

"Across the city, amateur and professional dancers are donning sneakers, masks and lots of layers to carry on with a familiar ritual that, for...

The Times’s ‘Five Minutes That Will Make You Love {Piano/Sopranos/String Quartets}’ Series? It’s...

Says classical music editor Zachary Woolfe (who came up with the idea in the shower), "It has doubled our audience for classical music. It's...

Staging Theatre In A Row Of Empty Miami Beach Storefront Windows

"The pandemic closed the city on March 13, the eve of the opening of Miami New Drama's first musical. To keep the 5-year-old company...

Why Men Should Spend Less Time Watching Porn And More Time Reading Erotica

"Finding your thrills in erotic literature, rather than in video scenes, might take a little longer, but it means caring more about the characters...

AI Robot Recommends ‘The 67 Best Books To Give A Woman’

"On its face this list is a little concerning — in a few years, robots might render humans' book-recommending jobs obsolete. I, a human...

Golden Globe Nominations 2021: ‘Mank’, ‘The Crown’, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, ‘Nomadland’

Streaming services thoroughly dominate the roster: Hulu took 9 nominations, Amazon Studios 10, and Netflix a whopping 42. Among notable details: Tom Hanks and...

Mexico Makes Legal Claim To Collection Of Pre-Columbian Art About To Be Sold At...

"The National Institute of Anthropology and History, a division of the Mexico government dedicated to the preservation of cultural artifacts, has filed a legal...

Arts Donations Down By 13% In North America And A Third In Britain —...

Yes, 2020 was a no-good-very-bad year for the arts (and most everything else), but a new study from TRG Arts and Purple Seven has...

South Africa’s Most Versatile, Most Beloved Singer, Sibongile Khumalo, Dead At 63

" a virtuoso vocalist whose ease of motion between opera, jazz and South African popular music made her a symbol of the country’s new...

UK’s Art Dealers Don’t Like New Anti-Money-Laundering Rules, But They’re Practicing Acceptance

"The new regulations … mandate that dealers must conduct specific checks on clients and report suspicious transactions that may suggest money laundering to the...

Man Banned From Library For Life Because He Left Anti-Trump Poem There

A 68-year-old retiree in Seymour, Indiana was a regular visitor to his local branch library and had become friendly with some employees there. In...

Watching Other People Clean Their Houses On YouTube Is Now A Thing

"These aren't Hoarder spinoffs for viewers to gawk at other people's misery, nor are they aspirational home-organizing tutorials where influencers showcase impeccable walk-in closets....

Meet The Choreographer Behind The Viral Stars Of The UCLA Gymnastics Team

Bijoya Das was a gymnast herself from age 6 until an injury in college led her to switch to dance; she's now a successful...

Hermitage’s Major Fabergé Show Is Full Of ‘Tawdry Fakes’, Says Art Dealer

"The explosive claim was made in an open letter to Hermitage boss Mikhail Piotrovsky by Andre Ruzhnikov, who has been buying and selling Fabergé...

Portland’s Classical Radio Station Will Be Recording And Releasing Music By Nonwhite And Women...

When the staff at All Classical Portland was looking at how to add more diversity to its playlists, they found that the biggest limitation...
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