NYC Arts: KGB Spy Museum Opens In New York

A museum dedicated to Soviet espionage and intelligence is opening its doors on West 14th Street in Manhattan. The world’s largest collection of never-seen authentic KGB artifacts sheds light on the secret world of Soviet surveillance and espionage.

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Morrison Hotel Gallery Announces New Springsteen Exhibit: From Nebraska to Tom Joad: Visions of the Heartland

Morrison Hotel Gallery is once more celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen with an exhibition titled From Nebraska to Tom Joad: Visions of the Heartland, the show will feature the extraordinary photography of David Michael Kennedy and Pamela Springsteen.

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Hackett Mill presents: Jess: A Family Collection

Hackett Mill is pleased to present a special solo exhibition of the seminal Bay Area artist, Jess. The paintings, drawings, collages, and assemblages featured will highlight the range of this avant-garde artist as seen through the lens of a single patron.

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"Religious Paintings Of The Expanded Galaxy" Exhibits In The U.S. For The First Time At Gallery 30 South

Gallery 30 South, Pasadena's popular gallery for emerging and internationally renowned artists, is hosting an extraordinary exhibition titled "Religious Paintings of the Expanded Galaxy."  The exclusive exhibition features a rare collection of 17th and 18th century paintings re-painted by Italian artist Riccardo Mayr.

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di Rosa Center For Contemporary Art Reschedules Major Exhibition In Wake Of Wildfires; Opens For Select Programs November

Due to fire and smoke damage from the recent Northern California wildfires, di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, 5200 Sonoma Hwy, Napa, has rescheduled the opening of its next exhibition, Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times, for January 27, 2018.

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Weinstein Gallery Announces Representation and Mid-Career Retrospective of Marcus Jansen

Weinstein Gallery announces the representation of German-American artist Marcus Jansen and his retrospective MARCUS JANSEN: OBSCURE LINE BETWEEN FACT AND FICTION. The exhibition is the artist’s West Coast premiere curated with Brooke Lynn McGowan and surveys works from 2007-2017.

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di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art Unveils Artist Projects and Programming for Part 1 of Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is proud to present its first institution-wide exhibition comprised of new commissions and guest-curated projects utilizing work from the permanent collection unfolding in two parts from November 4, 2017, through 2018.

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  • HL Tech: The Best Laptop Computers for College Students in 2016

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    For students entering college, a laptop computer is no longer a luxury. In today's mobile world, students will fare best with a laptop that's small enough for travel, but powerful enough to handle the tasks associated with high-level academics. Two considerations - budget and durability - remain important for consumers to determine which computer will survive four years of dorm life.  

  • Wolfgang Puck Coffee Launches New Website and Webstore; Offers Incentive on Orders

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    Wolfgang Puck Coffee is proud to announce their new website. Freshly designed and featuring an easy to use webstore, it is now simpler than ever to start your day with a great cup of specialty coffee.

     
  • Joshua Tree Spring Music Festival - A Global Experience in the Magical Mojave

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    Merging its funky desert style with an internationally acclaimed lineup of musical artists, this three day (and four night) family-friendly festival is truly a global music experience. The 13th Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival melds the overwhelming spirit of desert freedom with powerful music from around the world to create a lighthearted oasis for music lovers.

     
  • Interview with Executive Chef Jaime Chavez – Bringing The Heat to San Diego’s Seafood Scene

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    Amid a renaissance underway in San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood, one exciting new eatery, Sirena  promises to bring hot Latin flair to the restaurant fare served up in this burgeoning community.

     
  • The Long Last Days of Summer - Family Style

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    With summer shortly coming to a close, friends and family cling to the shore to soak up the last rays and swap stories that only the season can provide. There isn’t much left to cross off on the lists we’ve made in May. Painted the mudroom; check. Gone to a baseball game; check. Spent hours at the beach; double check. In this, I find comfort.

     
  • Chef Jacques Torres: The Sweet Life of Classic Pastry Arts

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    The French Culinary Institute recently launched Chef Jacques Torres, international chocolatier, newest Pastry Arts cookbook with a half-day sweet affair that included, for members of the press, a session on creating delicious Pâté â Choux cream puffs.

     
  • Paris Fashion Week: Maria Aristidou Spring Summer 2018 Collection – Luxurious, Exotic, Mystical

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    Close your eyes and fly to the Secret Gardens of Alexander. A utopia, a fantasy land that euphoria is the only feeling of existence. A land with unending gardens of delicate Japanese flowers, of beauty that begs for surrender.

     
  • SF Arts: SanFran's 42nd Street Moon Announces Bay Area Regional Premiere of Tony Award Wining Best Musical "Once"

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    San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) announces the full cast and creative team for their next production, the highly-anticipated Bay Area regional premiere of 2012’s Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" ONCE.

     
  • Jamaica Bay Inn Marina del Rey Review – Stay and Play At this Iconic Destination

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    Jamaica Bay Inn, one of Marina del Ray's unique boutique luxury hotel property offers a distinctive array of features and benefits, not to mention location, paired with warm and gracious hospitality, that sets it apart from the pack.

     
  • Interview & Review: Anne Heche Talks Life, Plan B and her latest film, THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID

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    THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID, a dramatic-comedy of life in contemporary Manhattan, tells the tale of three insanely different women and their fights to live, love and hope.

     
  • The Sweetest Coffee Drinks for the Holidays

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    With Thanksgiving in the past, and the rest of the holiday season upon us, many belts have been loosened to make room for the extra holiday weight. While the holidays are a well-known time for increased sugar intake, many coffee companies are taking it to the next level.  

  • GOP Endures Hell Week

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    Republicans are licking their wounds as hell week continues to burn through their strongholds after twin scandals erupt and a bland rebuttal to an unexciting State of the Union address fails to ignite the conservative fires.

     
  • Wedding Tips: How to Avoid the Mother-in-Law From Hell

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    Tara was at her wits end. She has been nothing but nice to her fiancé's mother, but no matter what she does or says it never seems to make a difference. Tara is already on the verge of tears when, out of the blue, her fiancé's mother shows up at her house.

     
  • Money News: DOW, S&P Close Down, NASDAQ, Up; World Markets Split

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    The Dow Jones and S&P500 closed down on a short holiday week, with the majority of the ten most watched global markets also operating on a abbreviated trading week with the exception of the Nikkei, the markets split evenly.

     
  • Beltway Insider: CIA Torture Report Released; Key Tactics Surface; Protesters March on Washington

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    President Obama, negating the methods of sensitive information extraction among those responsible for the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, criticized the Bush Administration's use of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques that dehumanized, demoralized and violated the global moral authority of the United States.