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Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Fans Remember Clarence Clemons; Unknown Caravaggio Painting Discovered in Britain


NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 07: Clarence Clemons performs onstage at Madison Square Garden on November 7, 2009 in New York City. (Roger Kisby - GETTY IMAGES)
Remembered: Clarence Clemons, saxophonist of the E Street Band and a key influence on Bruce Springsteen’s music for four decades, died Saturday at age 69. Fans and critics remember his legacy. (New York Times)

Festivals: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will hold a four-day festival featuring music, food and art of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma on the National Mall starting on Wednesday. (Washington Post)

Accolades: A soprano from Moldova won the prestigious BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, the launch pad for many operatic careers (AP via Washington Post)

Lost and Found: Scholars claim that an unknown Caravaggio painting has been discovered in a private collection in Britain. Only 50 Caravaggio works have survived. (Guardian)

Final Answer: After three decades of debate, the long-awaited National Museum of the Army will be constructed on the north post of Fort Belvoir, the Army has announced. (Washington Post)

Selling High: Art collectors spent over $1.8 billion on works shown at Art Basel, which closed Saturday. Pieces by Mark Rothko, Maurizio Cattelan, Anish Kapoor and Bridget Riley sold for more than $2 million. (Bloomberg)

Where the Boys Are: Milan Men’s Fashion Week Began on Saturday with Burberry Prorsum, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli and Jil Sander all showing. (Vogue UK)

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