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Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones. Now adults are getting to join the fun. Reuters: Entertainment News

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George Lucas’ art museum will be built in Chicago, not San Francisco

Supposedly retired filmmaker George Lucas has an extensive collection of art and film memorabilia, built up from his decades in the movie business. Lucas has spent the last two years putting together plans for a museum that would house his … Continue reading

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Chicago selected for George Lucas’ ‘storytelling’ museum

(Reuters) – Chicago has been selected by “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas as the home of his “storytelling museum” that will feature the director’s collection of paintings, illustrations and digital art, Lucas and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Chicago selected for George Lucas’ ‘storytelling’ museum

(Reuters) – Chicago has been selected by “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas as the home of his “storytelling museum” that will feature the director’s collection of paintings, illustrations and digital art, Lucas and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Bronx Museum of Art celebrates Tet, Vietnamese Lunar New Year – News 12 Bronx (registration)

Bronx Museum of Art celebrates Tet, Vietnamese Lunar New YearNews 12 Bronx (registration)THE BRONX – The Bronx Museum of Art held an event today to honor Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. Those who visited the museum picked traditional flowers … Continue reading

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Mozart museum seeks to debunk evil Salieri poison myth

VIENNA (Reuters) – It’s one of the great mysteries of music – did composer Antonio Salieri poison his onetime protege Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with arsenic? Reuters: Entertainment News

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Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey to be honored by NY museum

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Award-winning actor, director and producer Kevin Spacey will be honored for his contributions to films, television and theater by New York’s Museum of the Moving Image at its annual salute in April. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Vietnamese guest visits Rusayl Industrial Estate, museum – Oman Daily Observer

Times of Oman Vietnamese guest visits Rusayl Industrial Estate, museumOman Daily ObserverThe Vietnamese Minister then toured the departments of Oman Marble Company, National Pharmaceutical Industries Company and Oman Cable Industries Company and was briefed on the production technologies and export … Continue reading

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Renoir bought for $7 at W. Virginia flea market ordered returned to museum

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) – A napkin-size Renoir painting bought for $ 7 at a flea market but valued at up to $ 100,000 must be returned to the museum it was stolen from in 1951, a federal judge ordered on … Continue reading

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North America’s oldest flowering plant discovered inside a museum

The oldest flowering plant in North America may have been discovered in a fossil collection at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Nathan Jud, a PhD student at the University of Maryland, was examining ancient plant fossils at the museum when … Continue reading

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