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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Alaska tribal members take back totem taken by actor
A stolen totem pole that went from the garden decor of two golden-age Hollywood actors to the basement of a Hawaii museum was returned Thursday to Alaska tribal members.
Pop fluff or bona fide rockers? Australian pop-punk sensation 5 Seconds of Summer have gone from YouTube fame to a world tour, with a follow-up to their hit debut album out Friday.
Thirteen museums in seven countries have been named recipients of Bank of America grants for the conservation of artworks ranging from an Edouard Manet painting to a colossal ancient Chinese Buddha.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Juming Museum, a popular indoor and outdoor showcase for dramatic sculptures located on Taiwan's northern coast, will close for three months on Nov. 2 for a renovation of the museum's interior and restoration of some of its artworks.
Monday, October 19, 2015
UN's Blue Helmets to protect heritage from IS
Italy said Saturday that UNESCO has approved its suggestion to have the United Nation's famous Blue Helmets protect heritage sites around the world from attacks by Islamist militants.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the "girly" style.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Tribal chief overjoyed by village's WMW listing
A community chief of the Rukai, one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes, shed tears of joy over news that his ancient ancestral village in Pingtung County, Southern Taiwan, has been added to the at-risk list of the World Monuments Watch (WMW), ..............
Nepal's cultural heritage desperately needs reconstruction in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people, a foundation warned Thursday.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
New York art exhibition gives food for thought
There's a whole lot of food for thought at a new art exhibition in New York City.
A wooden vessel believed to be one of celebrated English King Henry V's "great ships" has been found in a river in southern England, heritage group Historic England announced Monday.
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