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January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 108

September 13, 2018 11:18 PM Getting Cozy with Coco: Touring the Private Villas of Fashion Icons

Where to ogle the private dwellings behind the biggest couture houses, in France, Marrakech, Miami—and Dallas BEHIND EVERY GREAT fashion house, there’s a more modest house, intimate spaces where the hardest-working talents in the fashion world ate, bathed and unwound. Many of these abodes—either childhood homes where inspiration first struck or manses 65

September 11, 2018 6:13 PM Italy’s Hottest New Destination? Yes, Milan

Italy’s fashion capital isn’t all business. Pleasure-seekers are finding a host of new diversions that don’t come with labels, from sumptuous museums to surprisingly affordable hotels THERE’S A HOT NEW destination—a cultural, culinary and style center—trending in northern Italy. It’s called Milan and it’s been hiding in plain sight for decades beneath 88

August 20, 2018 1:15 PM China’s Museums Rewrite History to Boost Xi

Renovations in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen add displays that extol Xi, while diluting Deng’s prominence in party lore SHENZHEN, China—When a museum paying tribute to China’s economic reforms opened here in December, visitors were welcomed by a panoramic sculpture depicting a local visit by Deng Xiaoping, hailed in Communist Party history for launching 70

August 15, 2018 4:44 PM Ferrari Concept Takes First Ride on Public Roads

The one-of-a-kind Ferrari 512S Modulo hit the road Tuesday for its first ever ride on public pavement ... nearly 50 years AFTER it was introduced. The driver is Ferrari megafan Jim Glickenhaus. He calls it the 'Mona Lisa' of sports cars and believes it has a future in art museums. The 512S Modulo debuted in 1970 as a concept car from Italian car design 64

August 3, 2018 7:31 PM Facebook rejects Montreal museum's ad over Picasso nude

A Canadian museum whose ads featuring Picasso nudes were rejected by Facebook says it is pleased the social media giant is reviewing its nudity policy. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts online ad for its big summer exhibit was blocked because it showed abstract breasts painted by the modern master. The museum eventually had to reach out directly to Facebook 47

July 3, 2018 8:54 PM ‘Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting From the Museums of Madrid’ Review: A Visual Heritage Tour

San Antonio celebrates its tricentennial with treasures from the Prado and elsewhere. To celebrate San Antonio’s founding 300 years ago as a northern administrative outpost of New Spain, the San Antonio Museum of Art set out to display the grandeur of that heritage to a city whose art museums lack a collection of historical Spanish art. Katherine Luber 52

June 21, 2018 5:09 PM Ancient Greek sounds transfix audience in Athens

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. The phorminx, the kitharis, the krotala and the aulos - string and wind instruments reconstructed by musical group Lyravlos - echoed among marble statues in Athens’s 28

May 12, 2018 11:44 AM WORLD CUP: Moscow a vast and varied destination

MOSCOW – Moscow is one of the world's largest cities with a population of at least 12 million people — more than many of the countries playing at the World Cup. Its sheer size gives visitors a vast range of things to do, whether that means bars, museums, ballet or golf. The cavernous Luzhniki arena will host the World Cup's opening game on June 14 and the final 89

May 11, 2018 12:57 AM Is There a Future Perfect?

Societal changes and digital advances are renewing questions about equality, technology’s role at home and in museums, and how much information is too much This is an era of disruption, whether the upending of traditional business models by new technologies or the breaking of one-time societal norms with movements like #MeToo. Where is it leading us? Are we headed 50