The Style Blog: May, 2011

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Hip-Hop Singer Sean Kingston Moved to Intensive Care Unit After Crash; Joshua Bell Named Music Director at St. Martin in the Fields

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By Katherine Boyle  |  08:07 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 05/29/2011

Gil Scott-Heron Dies at 62

Gil Scott-Heron, 62, a poet and musician best known for spoken-word songs such as “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” died May 27 at a New York City hospital.

By Katherine Boyle  |  07:26 PM ET, 05/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Ai Weiwei Gains Attention at Hong Kong’s ART HK International Art Fair; John Banville wins Franz Kafka Prize

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By Katherine Boyle  |  08:19 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington dies at age 94 in Mexico

Carrington was associated with fellow artists Frida Kahlo and Remedios Varo, and specialized in depicting unsettling images of animals in dreamy, ritual-like landscapes.

By Erin Williams  |  03:50 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 05/26/2011

“Follies” stars to hold book, CD signings, plus FRAVER exhibit info

Stars of the Kennedy Center’s production of “Follies” will participate in individual signings of their CDs and books. All signings will take place after the 1:30 p.m. matinee performances at the Eisenhower Theater

By Erin Williams  |  12:26 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Washington National Opera Names New Artistic Adviser; Burberry Profits Soar

By Katherine Boyle  |  08:36 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Museum of Censored Art to receive anti-censorship award from the American Library Association

By Erin Williams  |  04:13 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Michelle Obama in London: A Style Summary

For the past two days, Michelle Obama has donned enough designer labels to source her own international fashion week. Glowing in American and British designers, she wore Alexander McQueen, Tracy Reese, Tom Ford and Narciso Rodriguez during the British leg of her 6-day tour of Europe.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:23 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/25/2011

WUSA9 news anchor JC Hayward steps out of the newsroom and on to Arena Stage in “A Time to Kill”

By Erin Williams  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Oprah Bids Farewell to Her Daytime Talk Show; Gary Shteyngart Wins Wodehouse Prize

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By Katherine Boyle  |  08:15 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Yves Saint Laurent Issues Rebuttal in Louboutin’s Battle for the Red Sole

It’s the trademark war that has captivated both the legal and fashion worlds. Finally, YSL responds.

By Katherine Boyle  |  06:46 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Photographs of Frances Benjamin Johnston to be displayed at Anderson House

By Erin Williams  |  01:24 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Gary Shteyngart Wins Wodehouse Prize

By Katherine Boyle  |  08:07 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:37 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Fendi’s Seoul Fashion Show Will Go On; Lady Gaga Shuts Down Amazon

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By Katherine Boyle  |  06:37 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 05/23/2011

“30 Americans” to open at the Corcoran

By Erin Williams  |  04:36 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Artists in their own Words: Edwaard Liang

At 36, Edwaard Liang has made the transition from ballet dancer to a nationally respected choreographer with a creative prowess even stretching into costume design. His work “As Above, So Below” is currently making its debut by the Washington Ballet.

By Stephanie Green  |  04:05 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Thomas Pink Unveils New Design Concept in Washington

Thomas Pink unveiled a new design in Washington at the Thomas Pink store in the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. The London-based fashion company’s new store has expanded into the space previously occupied by the iconic Town & Country Lounge, which closed in January. Thomas Pink plans to replicate the Washington design in each of its 84 stores around the world.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:29 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Local actress Jamairais Malone steps into the spotlight at Arena Stage

By Emily Wax  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Blue Star Museums summeri initiative to offer free museum admission across America to military families

By Erin Williams  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 05/23/2011

“Tree of Life” Wins Top Award at Cannes; Joseph Brooks Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

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By Katherine Boyle  |  08:18 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Lars von Trier’s Production Company Apologizes; Hal Holbrook to be Honored by the Actors Fund

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By Katherine Boyle  |  12:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/19/2011

By Erin Williams  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum reopens with new displays

After an 11-month renovation, the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum has reopened with new exhibitions on the history of the National Women’s Party and the feminist political movement.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:11 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 05/19/2011

“Cyrano” to run at the Folger through June 12

By Erin Williams  |  04:31 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Bethesda Row’s “The Front Row” Kicks Off With “Bill Cunningham New York” Screening

By Katherine Boyle  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Reserving a night for its own cause at the National Building Museum

One of the most popular places in Washington for a swank, black-tie event is the National Building Museum. This week the museum reserved the space for its annual Honor Award event, a fund-raiser that’s increasingly important in tight budget times.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:16 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Cannes Film Festival Condemns Lars von Trier; Oprah Interviews Ralph Lauren at Telluride Ranch

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By Katherine Boyle  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Roth wins the Man Booker International Prize

Philip Roth, the prolific American writer, has won the Man Booker International Prize for his literary achievements. The prize was announced Wednesday at the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  04:25 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Egoiste thrives on quality, not quantity

Covering art, fashion and culture, Egoiste magazine is so precious, so chic, so highbrow, that is makes your everyday, run-of-the-mill, artsy periodical look like the Sears Catalog.

By Michele Langevine Leiby  |  02:57 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Condé Nast Publications Moves Downtown; Lars von Trier Shocks Cannes; Woody Allen Comes Home

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By Katherine Boyle  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Washington receives a welcome boost from new NEA grants

The National Endowment for the Arts announced $88 million in new grants Tuesday and the Washington region received its share. For some groups, such as the struggling Gala Hispanic Theatre, it was more than welcome.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:24 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Anna Wintour Endorses New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Initiative

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is the latest New York notable to endorse Human Rights Campaign’s “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality” initiative. Today, she appeared in a video for the advocacy group.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:48 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Indian Museum makes more room for its popular cafeteria

The Mitsitam Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian quickly became a destination stop for office workers and tourists alike. To increase its seating capacity, the museum reclaimed space from a high-end first floor gift shop and added 16 tables. The inventory from the gift shop was incorporated into another shop in the building.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/17/2011

National Portrait Gallery adds a painting of Bill and Melinda Gates to its collection

The National Portrait Gallery added a painting of Bill and Melinda Gates, the wealthy and active philanthropists, to its collection.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Arts Post It: France’s First Lady Carla Bruni is Pregnant; Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

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By Katherine Boyle  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Smithsonian offers federal employees buyouts and early retirement plans

Smithsonian offers its federal employees buyouts and early retirement plans as a way to “reshape the workforce to meet current and future programming needs,” according to a memo from Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  06:43 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 05/16/2011

YOU ARE HERE: The National Mall acquires new signage

By Erin Williams  |  05:47 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Anderson Cooper to Host the 2011 CFDA Awards

Anderson Cooper is slated to host the 2011 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards. The fashion industry’s annual award show, often dubbed the industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, will take place on June 6th at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Arts Post It: Azerbaijan Wins Eurovision Song Contest; Ai Weiwei Allowed Visit with Wife

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By Katherine Boyle  |  08:58 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Julian Schnabel speaks at the Hirshhorn

After last night’s screening of acclaimed film “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” at the Hirshhorn Museum, filmmaker and visual artist Julian Schnabel took the stage for an informal question-and-answer session.

By Jess Righthand  |  04:42 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Arts Post It: Bob Dylan Issues Statement on China Concerts

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By Katherine Boyle  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Smithsonian shares its treasures and tackles the questions of a Latino Museum

Congressional panel questions Smithsonian officials on the need for new museum in Washington.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  04:04 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Arts Post It: Princess Beatrice To Auction Off Wild Hat for Charity; Contemporary Art Sells Big at Christie’s

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By Katherine Boyle  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Who would you give the Mark Twain Prize?

The folks who select the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor say it isn’t a lifetime achievement award but a recognition of a body of work that has had a significant impact on popular culture. Lately the emphasis has been on “popular.”

By Paul Farhi  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Will Ferrell, man of many impressions, tapped for Twain Prize

The Kennedy Center announced Thursday that Will Ferrell, comedian, actor and impressionist will received this year’s Mark Twain Prize for Humor.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Presidential report recommends better strategies for arts education

The President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) reviewed the existing arts education data and decided a number of approaches need to be coordinated. The report, “Winning America’s Future through Creative Schools,” was spotlighted Wednesday by Michelle Obama at the White House.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  06:22 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Oneida Nation gives another $1 million to Indian Museum

Right on time the Oneida Nation gave the National Museum of the American Indian their annual payment of $1 million. In 2004 the Oneida pledged a $10 million gift and Wednesday gave their 7th installment.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:57 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Republican congressman questions NEA grants to mimes and accordion festival

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a member of the House Appropriations subcommittee that has oversight over the National Endowment for the Arts said grants to San Francisco mimes and an international accordion festival weren’t justified.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:27 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Derek Lam’s Capsule Collection Derek Lam + EBay Goes on Sale

New York-based designer Derek Lam began selling what eBay is calling the “first-ever crowd-sourced collection” through an exclusive partnership with eBay on Tuesday.

By Katherine Boyle  |  04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011

First lady hosts young poets at the White House

Despite its elegance, the White House’s state dining room felt like a crunchy coffee shop Wednesday.

By Dan Zak  |  04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Rag & Bone opens in Georgetown this week

Clothing store owners say that the “multi-cultural and collegiate” feel of Georgetown is perfect for them.

By Stephanie Green  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Ford’s Theater to temporarily close May 23, June 3 -5

By Erin Williams  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Matt Logelin will headline the Gaithersburg Book Festival

Among the more than 50 authors listed for the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 21 are a number of best-selling authors and buzzed-about writers, along with the critics who make or break their success.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  11:39 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Forty years ago, the frozen margarita machine was invented

One of ArtsPost’s favorite artifacts at the National Museum of American History is the frozen margarita machine.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Phillips Collection To Offer Free Admission on International Museum Day

By Erin Williams  |  09:55 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Arts Post It: Cannes Film Festival Begins

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By Katherine Boyle  |  09:52 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Washington Wizards Go Vintage

Washington Wizards unveil vintage appeal with new uniforms.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Connick helps the Library of Congress launch the National Jukebox

Harry Connick Jr, the musician, and James Billington, the Librarian of Congress, unveiled Tuesday an interactive website called the National Jukebox. The materials are drawn from the library’s massive inventory of sound recordings.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Two documents on gay rights added to Library of Congress display

In its “Creating the United States” exhibition, the Library of Congress has added two documents from the collection of gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny. One is the letter Kameny wrote to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1961 protesting his firing as a government astronomer. The Court tossed out the petition.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  08:09 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Laura Bush will discuss her memoir at a public forum at the National Archives

The National Archives has invited former First Lady Laura Bush to discuss her memoir “Spoken from the Heart” at a public forum June 23.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  06:45 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Wiesel to receive first U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Award

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor, will be the first recipient of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Award on May 16.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:34 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Pen/Faulkner winner Deborah Eisenberg discusses writing, nerves and shoes

The finalists and award winner Deborah Eisenberg sat on the stage of the Folger Shakespeare Library on Saturday night and heard plenty of praises. From the audience the literary fashionistas noticed the super serious Eisenberg was wearing a glorious pair of Christian Louboutin’s.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Imagination Stage plans two world premieres for its young audiences

Imagination Stage, the area’s award-winning childrens’ theatre, plans two world premieres in its 2011-2012 season, the company announced. Scheduled is a collaboration with the Washington Ballet on the classic story “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe,” and a hip-hop musical called “P.Nokio.”

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:16 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Latino Museum Commission makes its case

In a packed reception room at the U.S. Capitol, members describe why the museum fills a cultural gap.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:35 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Poets and musicians to take the stage at the White House

Celebrated American poets and musicians will take the White House stage Wednesday May 11 for “An Evening of Poetry.” Former Poet Laureates Billy Collins and Rita Dove are among the readers, as well as Elizabeth Alexander, who read a poem at the inauguration of President Obama. Jill Scott, the singer and actress, will perform.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:21 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Caroline Kennedy shares style secrets from her grandmothers

Being the daughter of an internationally admired fashion icon is daunting enough, but Caroline Kennedy says she was even more awed by her regally turned out grandmas on both sides of her famous family.

By Stephanie Green  |  02:51 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Panel recommends a national Latino museum be built near the Capitol

Presidential commission says national recognition of Hispanic contributions to America is long overdue.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:24 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Tuskegee Airmen giving historic plane to the Smithsonian

This summer the Tuskegee Airmen, the legendary pilots of World War II, are donating one of their planes to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  07:31 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 05/03/2011

“Manifest Destiny,” an apocalyptic vision of the Brooklyn waterfront by Alexis Rockman, is getting permanent home in Washington

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is planning to add Alexis Rockman’s seminal painting “Manifest Destiny,” now part of a show on the painter at the museum, to its permanent collection.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  04:13 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Youssef Biaz, a student from Alabama, wins 2011 Poetry Out Loud contest

Youssef Biaz, a student from Auburn, Ala., won the 2011 Poetry Out Loud contest, sponsored by the National Endowment and the Poetry Foundation.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:38 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Tony Awards: Complete list of nominees

Nominations for the 2011 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday.

By Associated Press  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Leonard Nimoy (Spock, to you) will appear at B’nai Israel benefit

Leonard Nimoy, the original Spock of “Star Trek” will discuss his career on television and in film, along with other artistic accomplishments on May 18 in Rockville.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Holocaust Museum and Ancestry join records and technology to form an unprecedented online database

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com, the online family records resource, announced Tuesday a joint online project to search the museum’s archives.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Arts Post It: Fashion Still Celebrating Alexander McQueen; Tony Nominations Announced

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By Katherine Boyle  |  09:32 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 05/03/2011

The Tony Awards: ‘The Book of Mormon’ gets a leading 14 nominations; ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ gets 12

The musical earned 14 nominations including two leading actor spots, best musical and original score.

By Associated Press  |  09:29 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/02/2011

The Duchess of Hat-itude

Milliner to the stars Louise Green thinks that the newly minted Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will do for hats what Princess Diana and Joan Collins did in the 1980s: make them fun and glamorous.

By Stephanie Green  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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