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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is one of the best places to buy a home, study saysbest city in the United States to settle down. The average price of a home is
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 hours ago
best city in the United States to settle down. The average price of a home is just above $160,000. Attractions like the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts was named on the list as well as the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The study also named the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Biennial needs to relate better to local audiencethe audience and the material. “If you look behind the scenes, the labels were
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the audience and the material. “If you look behind the scenes, the labels were being written in the days and even hours” before the show opened, said Todd Palmer, the biennial’s executive director. “We’re being thick-skinned about the criticism. We... Read more
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Variety
Palm Springs Hotter Than Ever: Places to Eat, Drink, Staygets old. The natural beauty of the Coachella Valley, pleasant winter weather a
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
gets old. The natural beauty of the Coachella Valley, pleasant winter weather and slow pace are a welcome anti- dote to urban life. Hence Palm Springs’ appeal to New Yorkers (who can now fly daily from JFK direct via Jet Blue through May 1) and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Best architecture of 2017: Apple Store, Unity Temple and the Biennial in a remarkable yearWith a new architecture biennial, a big Frank Lloyd Wright anniversary and a se
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
With a new architecture biennial, a big Frank Lloyd Wright anniversary and a series of small gems, it was a very good year for Chicago architecture. Here are the highlights: A Chicago double for L.A. architects: The second version of the Chicago... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Ticket: What’s happening in the arts worldYork’s heroes of gnarled post-hardcore continue to bludgeon eardrums; this year
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
York’s heroes of gnarled post-hardcore continue to bludgeon eardrums; this year the long-running noise rock outfit, which formed in the Big Apple’s harsher days of 1988, put out the barreling “Sterilize” in September. Dec. 18, 9 p.m. $15 and up.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: The Getty's early days, landscapes of East L.A., objects of Eastern EuropeL.A. painter at home. Assemblages from Romania’s transitory capitalism. And an
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
L.A. painter at home. Assemblages from Romania’s transitory capitalism. And an installation inspired by the flora of California. Here are eight exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: “Robert Polidori: 20 Photographs of the Getty... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
2018 new routes: 12 incredible destinations that just became easier to visitDreamliners.2. Buenos Aires, Argentina When? February Who? Norwegian from Lon
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Dreamliners.2. Buenos Aires, Argentina When? February Who? Norwegian from London Gatwick How many times a week? Four Part of Norwegian’s global expansion plans into low-cost, long-haul, its route to the Argentinian capital from Gatwick (from... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Must Do Brisbane: School holiday guide December 2017From museums, galleries and shows to outdoor adventures and games, Christmas-th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
From museums, galleries and shows to outdoor adventures and games, Christmas-themed events and festivals, here are more than 20 great things for kids of all ages to do. Circa Contemporary Circus: Humans Must Do Brisbane - School holiday guide 2017... Read more
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The Age
Must Do Brisbane: School holiday guide December 2017From museums, galleries and shows to outdoor adventures and games, Christmas-th
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
From museums, galleries and shows to outdoor adventures and games, Christmas-themed events and festivals, here are more than 20 great things for kids of all ages to do. Circa Contemporary Circus: Humans Must Do Brisbane - School holiday guide 2017... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area things to do for Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2017Christine Garde, a woman who left an influential political position to launch a
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Christine Garde, a woman who left an influential political position to launch a gang diversion program by moving into an urban gang-infested neighborhood. Free. Call 292-4938. Website: lifetreeloveland.com. Lifetree Cafe at Immanuel Lutheran:... Read more
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The Hindu
Call of the desert: here’s why all roads lead to the Pink City in the next few monthsand beauty around every corner of this dusty yet vibrant city. But the last dec
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
and beauty around every corner of this dusty yet vibrant city. But the last decade has seen Jaipur flourish as a centre for culture. With the Jaipur Literature Festival as one of its marquee events, many others have sprung up — like the popular... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Our cultural RAH-volutionBETWEEN 1841 and 2017, Adelaide’s main hospital – in some form or another – has
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
BETWEEN 1841 and 2017, Adelaide’s main hospital – in some form or another – has sat on a seven hectare site nestled between North Tce, Frome Rd and the Botanic Garden. With wrecking balls at the ready and a new master plan set to be unveiled within... Read more
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The Hindu
Decoding the Japanese wave: a renewed interest in all things Nippongoing beyond the Bullet train and Rahul Gandhi practising Aikido, to embrace Ja
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
going beyond the Bullet train and Rahul Gandhi practising Aikido, to embrace Japan in more ways than one. Take Marie Kondo, for instance. Her six-year-old book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,... Read more
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News.com.au
Our cultural RAH-volutionas it went through its many changes over the course of history. BETWEEN 1841 a
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
as it went through its many changes over the course of history. BETWEEN 1841 and 2017, Adelaide’s main hospital – in some form or another – has sat on a seven hectare site nestled between North Tce, Frome Rd and the Botanic Garden. With wrecking... Read more
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Inquirier.net
32 landmark theater productions in the last 32 yearsvibrant scene we see today. 1. Evita (1986, Repertory Philippines). Why “Evita
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
vibrant scene we see today. 1. Evita (1986, Repertory Philippines). Why “Evita”? Because of the historical quirk that, for the longest time, with Imelda Marcos around, the musical could not be performed anywhere in the country, because the then... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Ticket: What’s happening in the arts world7 p.m. Free with contest win. The Wilbur. 617-248-9700, mix1041.radio.comMAURA
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
7 p.m. Free with contest win. The Wilbur. 617-248-9700, mix1041.radio.comMAURA JOHNSTONFolk & World The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. JENNI LYN Best known as a member of distaff bluegrass outfit... Read more
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Inquirier.net
32 movers and shakers in popular Filipino culture the past 32 yearsLav Diaz—He’s suffered for his art, now it’s your turn. No filmmaker demands as
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Lav Diaz—He’s suffered for his art, now it’s your turn. No filmmaker demands as much commitment from his audience as Diaz, whose glacially-paced, daylong-watching epics such as “Death in the Land of Encantos” and “Norte: The End of History” are truly... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: The ties between Mexico and Asia, a famous Rembrandt comes to L.A. and Art BasilThe cultural ties between Mexico and China. An architect’s legacy. The prints o
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
The cultural ties between Mexico and China. An architect’s legacy. The prints of a Dutch master. And an art fair amid basil. Here are five exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: “Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Travel and Leisure weighs in with their picks for top destinations of 2018Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Ima
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Image: AFP/Fadel Senna From Uzbekistan to Montenegro, and Mexico City to Edmonton, Alberta, Travel and Leisure’s list of the top 50 places to visit in 2018 is an eye-opening... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE National Day: 15 Emirati faces you should knowAs the country celebrates it’s 46th year, Gulf News tabloid! highlights Emirati
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
As the country celebrates it’s 46th year, Gulf News tabloid! highlights Emiratis who shaping the contemporary identity of the nation PATH BREAKERSThese thought leaders are changing perceptions of the Middle East Lana Zaki NusseibehIn 2013, Nusseibeh... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Riffing on the American Dream, quivering abstraction, Latino artists take on museumsArt inspired by the social and physical landscapes of Los Angeles. New abstract
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
Art inspired by the social and physical landscapes of Los Angeles. New abstractions. And art about the museum. Plus, art at the intersection of journalism and a painter hits the swimming pool. Here are nine exhibitions and events to check out in the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Entertainment listings, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2017Nov. 30 until Jan. 2, 2018. Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston. Cost: Free. Mor
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Nov. 30 until Jan. 2, 2018. Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston. Cost: Free. More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956. URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS What: Mistletoe Market highlighting local artists, artisans, crafters and makers in an intimate and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Basquiat, Haring, McGinnis, Stovall featured in street art exhibit at CranbrookCranbrook Art Museum director Laura Mott interprets the new street art exhibiti
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Cranbrook Art Museum director Laura Mott interprets the new street art exhibition, featuring John Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Ryan McGinness and Maya Stovall, until mid-March. Photo by Joseph Szczesny Detroit is considered a center of �street... Read more
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The Manila Times
Metropolitan Museum spotlights Juan Arellano, the architect-painterThe Metropolitan Museum of Manila, with the support of the National Commission
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila, with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), presents “Framing the Spectacle of Space: Juan Arellano, Architect-Painter”—an exhibition featuring the works of Juan Arellano as an... Read more
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The Mercury News
Los Angeles: Is it really ‘America’s capital of the 21st century’?For decades, many in the Bay Area have looked down on Los Angeles, viewing the
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
For decades, many in the Bay Area have looked down on Los Angeles, viewing the bigger, brasher metropolis as worth visiting only during school breaks because that’s when we can take the kids to Disneyland. But it’s been a long time since theme parks... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County lights up – literally – during the holidaysbeen more than just a flip of the switch to the hundreds of people who come to
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
been more than just a flip of the switch to the hundreds of people who come to watch every year. To many, it’s a magical start to the holidays. And this year, there’ll be even more magic, organizers say. “All these people come out, and it’s like... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
'Property is Theft!' & 'Kaitani' at The Physics RoomReuben MossExhibition Preview: Friday 24 November at 5.30pmExhibition Runs: Sat
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Reuben MossExhibition Preview: Friday 24 November at 5.30pmExhibition Runs: Saturday 25 November – Sunday 24 December 2017Artist talk: Saturday 25 November at 2pmProperty is theft! is the second exhibition by Portugal-based New Zealand artist... Read more
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Philly.com
Bart Blatstein's mansion brings the Gilded Age back to Rittenhouse Squareopulent houses emerge during the recent building boom, but this newest one, bui
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
opulent houses emerge during the recent building boom, but this newest one, built on Rittenhouse Square’s southwest corner for developer Bart Blatstein and his family, has attracted an extra degree of public curiosity because of its storied... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
area walking tours heat up as temps fallWhen the weather cools down in Houston, it's not a cause for alarm or even a ca
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
When the weather cools down in Houston, it's not a cause for alarm or even a call to bring the heavy jackets out. In fact, it's a prime opportunity to get outside more and enjoy the breeze and fresh air. For the most part, Houston unfortunately... Read more
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The Manila Times
Baguio, Unesco’s first Philippine ‘Creative City’(Unesco) announced that Baguio City had been admitted to its Creative Cities Ne
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
(Unesco) announced that Baguio City had been admitted to its Creative Cities Network. This is a singular opportunity for Baguio to be in the Unesco platform for the next four years for life-long learning, cross-cultural sharing, innovation... Read more

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