Dec 02, 2011 19:00 EST
We've had a lot to say about Cirque du Soleil over the years. Here's a look back at comments from the Las Vegas Sun and its sister publication, In Business Las Vegas (now VEGAS INC), about Cirque du Soleil:
Nov 24, 2011 19:00 EST
On Thanksgiving Day, the quiet streets of Boston provided sporadic sightings of people marking the all-American holiday in less-than-predictable fashion.
Nov 23, 2011 19:00 EST
Nov 22, 2011 19:00 EST
Nov 09, 2011 10:28 EST
BENTONVILLE, Ark (Reuters) - The heiress daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is bringing art to Middle America when she opens a new museum this week featuring an immense collection of American art.
Nov 08, 2011 10:03 EST
BENTONVILLE, Ark (Reuters) - Art should be accessible to all people. That's the concept behind a massive new museum in small-town Arkansas that is the brainchild of the heiress daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.
Sep 05, 2011 20:00 EDT
Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson is reconsidering his position on gay marriage. Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson is reconsidering his position on gay marriage. The 58-year-old former governor of New Mexico has previously said he opposes gay marriage, yet he remains one of the GOP field's most gay-friendly candidates. According to Johnson's campaign website, the Republican candidate supports civil unions for gay and lesbian couples. However, he's refused to sign anti-gay marriage pledges from the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and the Iowa-based The Family Leader. ?This 'pledge' is nothing short of a promise to discriminate against everyone who makes a personal choice that doesn't fit into a particular definition of 'virtue,'? Johnson wrote of the The Family Leader's document. ?In one concise document, they manage to condemn gays, single parents, single individuals, divorcees, Muslims, gays in the military, unmarried couples, women who choose to have abortions, and everyone
Jul 10, 2011 20:00 EDT
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson on Saturday called an anti-gay marriage pledge 'offensive and unrepublican'. ?Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson on Saturday called an anti-gay marriage pledge ?offensive and unrepublican.? Johnson, who declared in April his candidacy for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, is among the field's most gay-friendly candidates. The 58-year-old Johnson believes government should not intervene unnecessarily in the private lives of individual citizens and supports civil unions for gay and lesbian couples. In a statement posted at his campaign website, Johnson blasted Christian conservative group The Family Leader's pledge, titled The Marriage Vow: A Declaration of Dependence Upon Marriage and Family, saying it gave Republicans a bad name. The two-page document ? introduced Thursday and sent to GOP candidates and President Barack Obama ? asks candidates to ?vigorously? oppose marriage equality, be faithful to their own spouse, vow to protect women
Jan 21, 2011 05:03 EST
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Works by illustrator Norman Rockwell famous for his images of idealized small-town America have found a sympathetic temporary home in a gallery nestled among the pretty houses and shops of a leafy London suburb.
Jan 03, 2011 20:10 EST
Picture this: Norman Rockwell mural returned to Vermont capital after sticky ownership fight. A photographic mural by artist Norman Rockwell has been returned to its former home in Vermont's capital, drawing a close to a yearlong dispute between state officials and a museum where it hung for 23 years.
Jan 03, 2011 19:11 EST
Picture this: Rockwell mural returned to Vermont capital after sticky ownership fight. A photographic mural by artist Norman Rockwell has been returned to its former home in Vermont's capital, drawing a close to a yearlong dispute between state officials and a museum where it hung for 23 years.
Dec 31, 2010 00:15 EST
A Michigan factory worker used as the unwitting model for the wartime Rosie the Riveter poster whose inspirational "We Can Do It!" message became an icon of the feminist movement has died.
Dec 30, 2010 20:12 EST
Michigan woman who said her likeness was used in WWII `We Can Do It!' poster dies at 86. When a photographer snapped Geraldine Doyle's picture in an Ann Arbor factory during World War II, the 17-year-old had no idea she would inspire others to contribute to the country's war effort.
Dec 17, 2010 07:45 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - London's Dulwich Picture Gallery turns 200 in January, and the museum is in for a birthday treat of 12 masterpieces from around the world, one for every month of its anniversary year.
Dec 08, 2010 23:10 EST
Playboy art sold at NYC auction, including Dali nude that hung in Hugh Hefner's bedroom. A Dali watercolor of a reclining nude that hung in Hugh Hefner's bedroom was among 125 artworks Playboy magazine offered at Christie's on Wednesday.
Nov 09, 2010 07:46 EST
Playboy auctions off Dali watercolors, Marilyn Monroe centerfolds and artistic assets in NYC. Pamela Anderson and Marilyn Monroe may be names that come to mind when one thinks of the art of Playboy, but how about Salvador Dali?
Oct 19, 2010 18:09 EDT
Tommy Hilfiger opens his scrapbook _ and finds his own place in pop culture. He's rocked and he's rolled ? and Tommy Hilfiger has done it for more than 25 years.
Sep 15, 2010 08:53 EDT
On his honor: Bill Gates receives Boy Scouts of America's Silver Buffalo Award. Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates on Tuesday received the highest award that the Boy Scouts of America bestows on adults for distinguished service to youth.
Sep 08, 2010 12:21 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The story of Ronald Reagan's life -- from boyhood to Hollywood actor to leader of the free world -- is about to spill out on the big screen in a way quite different from the miniseries that caused such a stir seven years ago.
Jun 10, 2010 17:35 EDT
Conn. court sides with 2 brothers feuding with 3rd over ownership of Norman Rockwell paintings. The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of two brothers in their long-running feud with a third brother over an inheritance that included famous Norman Rockwell paintings.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Norman Percevel Rockwell|
Photographic portrait of Rockwell
|Born||February 3, 1894|
New York City, New York, USA
|Died||November 8, 1978 (aged 84)|
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, USA
|Spouse(s)||Irene O'Connor (m. 1916, div. 1930)|
Mary Barstow (m. Apr 17 1930, until her death) 3 children
Molly Punderson (m. Oct 25 1961, until his death)
|Children||Jarvis Waring Rockwell|
Thomas Rhodes Rockwell
Peter Barstow Rockwell
|Parents||Jarvis Waring and Ann (Hill) Rockwell|