Archive for June, 2016

Christie’s Nets $133.2 M. During Sale of British Work in London, Led by New Record for Henry Moore

The evening sales in London wrapped with the Defining British Art Evening Sale, a curated auction of masterpieces by English artists from the last three centuries that delivered a haul of £99.5 million ($133.2 million). The sell-through rate of 87 percent by lot … Read More... | Read More

Encore: ‘Future Shock’ 40 Years Later

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.

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Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Invites New Members

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to UCLA professor Darnell Hunt about the new class of members on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

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This Shakespeare Reconstruction Sets ‘Merchant’ In Post-Civil War D.C.

In District Merchants, Shylock is still Jewish, but half of the other characters are freed slaves. The playwright says he was inspired but a reference to slavery in Shakespeare's original text.

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Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Parallels Another Friendly Outcast

The BFG is the new Steven Spielberg movie based off the Roald Dahl book. It's about a girl and a friendly giant triumphing over bullies and adversity. And it's got something familiar about it, too.

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Critic Tim Page Writes About Trying To Rebuild His Life After A Traumatic Brain Injury

“I was somehow convinced that the return to my house would envelop and embrace me and make me whole once more. In fact, the mix of comfortable familiarity and my own freshly acquired strangeness made me feel more dissociated than ever. There was too much “stuff” and I could never find anything that I wanted; trips up and down stairs were plotted like military operations, while... | Read More

DIARY: Crab Walk

Linda Yablonsky at the annual Deste Foundation weekend... | Read More

In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.

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Here’s What’s Really Killing The Met Opera

“You can wrangle on and on about what the Met should do to cut costs and sell more tickets, but you may be wasting your time and breath. For if you know anything at all about economics, you’ve probably already got a pretty good idea of what’s happening there. It sounds like a raging case of cost disease—one that could be fatal.”

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No Kids Allowed!? Houston Snubbed, Derided as a Child-Unfriendly Region in New Best Cities Rankings

If you’re happily raising kids inside the loop, you may be in for a shock. It turns out you don’t know what you’re doing — Read

The post No Kids Allowed!? Houston Snubbed, Derided as a Child-Unfriendly Region in New Best Cities Rankings appeared first on PaperCity Magazine.

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