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Latest Arts & Stage News
San Francisco Symphony musicians reach accord to end strike
By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco Symphony musicians who went on strike nearly three weeks ago, forcing the cancellation of an East Coast tour, have reached a tentative labor deal with management of their Grammy-winning orchestra, the two sides said on Monday. No details of the settlement, reached on Sunday, were divulged. The agreement on a 26-month contract must be ratified in a vote by all 103 union musicians, who went on strike March 13 in a dispute over wages and benefits. ...
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:56:10 -0400
Sounds of strike ending come from SF Symphony
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? The sound of silence from the San Francisco Symphony appeared to be coming to an end as a tentative agreement was reached Sunday to end a 2½-week strike.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 01:20:27 -0400
Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' back at Amsterdam museum
AMSTERDAM (AP) ? Rembrandt's iconic masterpiece the "Night Watch" has been painstakingly returned to the main building of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum before its re-opening next month after a decade of renovations.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:40:07 -0400
Argentine illustrator wins child literature prize
STOCKHOLM (AP) ? Argentine illustrator and writer Marisol Misenta, better known as Isol, won the 5 million kronor ($780,000) Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's literature on Tuesday for picture books that "vibrate with energy and explosive emotions," the prize jury said.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:09:50 -0400
Hedge fund manager Cohen buys Wynn's Picasso for $155 million: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen has bought a famous Picasso painting from casino mogul Steve Wynn for a record price, according to a report in the New York Post on Tuesday. Cohen, who runs $15 billion hedge fund firm SAC Capital Advisors, purchased "Le Rêve," a 1932 oil painting of Picasso's mistress, for $155 million, the New York Post said, citing an unnamed source. The Post reported it is the highest price a U.S. collector ever paid for an artwork. ...
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:49:06 -0400
NYC's Met Museum accused of duping on fees
NEW YORK (AP) ? Before visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art can stroll past the Picassos, Renoirs, Rembrandts and other priceless works, they must first deal with the ticket line, the posted $25 adult admission and the meaning of the word in smaller type just beneath it: "recommended."
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:42:24 -0400
The art of the nap: Tilda Swinton at MoMA
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:36:13 -0400
Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Lewis dies at 85
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:28:42 -0400
Tenor Bryan Hymel wins Met Opera's Sills award
NEW YORK (AP) ? A tenor from New Orleans has won the prestigious Beverly Sills Award that signals a star in the works.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:22:42 -0400
Watch: Oscar-Winning Actress Sleeps at a Museum
Tilda Swinton turns bedtime into art at New York City's MoMA.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:21:31 -0400
"It wasn't until later when I was washing the blood off my hands I even knew they were dead."