Museums

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2001, file photo, The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek, right, guitar Elliot Easton perform during the Lollapalooza music festival at Grant Park in Chicago. Boston-based The Cars, who combined New Wave and classic rock sounds, will be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
April 14, 2018 - 10:36 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi, the Cars and four first-time nominees, including Nina Simone, will be inducted as the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class. Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who died in 1973, will earn the prestigious honor Saturday night at Public Auditorium in...
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April 14, 2018 - 9:19 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate the life of singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum's highest honors. The center will present Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award at a reception on Friday. Staples...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the sale of a Massachusetts' museum's artwork, including pieces by Norman Rockwell (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles says it has bought Norman Rockwell's "Shuffleton's Barbershop" from a cash-strapped Massachusetts...
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April 11, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts museum that won a legal battle over its plan to sell dozens of works of art has announced that 13 of those pieces are being auctioned next month. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield last week received permission from the state's highest court to sell 39...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington. Prince Mohammed is making his first official visit to France, which is hoping to profit from his shake-up of the conservative kingdom. French media reports say the prince arrives Sunday, April 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:11 am
PARIS (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed a royal welcome to France, with a private dinner in the Louvre Museum hosted by President Emmanuel Macron. An official in Macron's office said the previously unannounced dinner Sunday was held at the Louvre because the Saudi government has a...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017. file photo, a pedestrian walks past the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. A judge has approved a plan for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum to sell dozens of pieces of art, including works by Norman Rockwell. The decision Thursday, April 5, 2018, from Justice David Lowy of Massachusetts' highest court clears the way for the contentious sale of up to 40 pieces of artwork at the Berkshire Museum. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
April 05, 2018 - 2:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A judge has approved a plan for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum to sell dozens of pieces of art, including works by Norman Rockwell. The decision Thursday from Justice David Lowy of Massachusetts' highest court clears the way for the contentious sale of up to 40 pieces of artwork...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 2:12 pm
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which helped end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which help end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
A museum in a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico, recently announced that it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by...
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Former Attorney General Eric Holder, second from right, poses for pictures before speaking at the Peabody Hotel Monday, April 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. Holder's speech is part of the University of Memphis Law Symposium in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 02, 2018 - 7:56 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. The remark was one of two thinly veiled...
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