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DuSable Museum reopens, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth

DuSable Museum reopens, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The DuSable Museum of African-American History reopened Saturday, welcoming crowds for Juneteenth and the first official weekend of summer. The newest national...
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Why Do People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy and Eat the Mona Lisa?

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

An online petition that started as a joke has gone viral, becoming a kind of digital performance art piece all of its own.
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A replica of Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' has been sold to a European collector for $3.4 million - 10 times its expected selling price

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Leonardo da Vinci's world-famous "Mona Lisa" painting in the Louvre museum. Associated Press A copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" on Friday sold for $3.4 million. A...
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Chicago Juneteenth events: City joins nation in celebrating new holiday; DuSable Museum reopens

11 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago and its suburbs have numerous events planned Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth.
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Museum Removes 'Uglier & Uglier' Exhibit That Ranked Women's Looks

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Shanghai's OCAT gallery is under scrutiny after an exhibit was put on display that ranked women from most to least attractive. The artist has been under fire for projects like...
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Chicago Comics exhibit to open at Museum of Contemporary Art, highlighting history of local artists

1 day ago   |   ABC

Chicago artists played a vital role in the evolution of comics and cartooning, shaping the form into what it is today. A new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art is...
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An Ocean on the Lake: Inside Chicago's Shedd Aquarium

1 day ago   |   ABC

ABC7 Chicago and Shedd Aquarium team up to present a fascinating, intimate look at the animals that make Shedd their home.
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'The heart of Orange County': Santa Ana locals share their love for the evolving community

1 day ago   |   ABC

Live like a local: Santa Ana locals share their love for the evolving community, favorite places to visit and what makes their hometown so special.
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Juneteenth: 7 Events for Celebrating the Holiday in New York

1 day ago   |   NY Times

On Saturday, many of the city's cultural venues are holding performances and parties to mark the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.
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Obama portraits to be unveiled at Art Institute of Chicago Friday

Obama portraits to be unveiled at Art Institute of Chicago Friday

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - It's a homecoming of sorts for one of Chicago's most iconic couples as a unique exhibit will be unveiled to the public on Friday. Beginning Friday, the Barack and...
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Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

NEW YORK - Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin won the Lady Byng Memorial trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct Saturday, becoming the fourth blue-liner to... Read more ...

Want to see where Outkast began? Savannah's Big Boi opens Georgia Airbnb

Want to see where Outkast began? Savannah's Big Boi opens Georgia Airbnb

Big Boi, hip-hop legend and one-half of Grammy-winning duo OutKast, can add the title of Airbnb host to his name. Read more ...

Lester gets 1st win for Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs at Mets split

Lester gets 1st win for Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs at Mets split

WASHINGTON - Jon Lester pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to gain his first win for Washington, Kyle Schwarber backed him with four RBIs on a pair of home runs and... Read more ...

Joyous Queen Elizabeth returns to Ascot races following absence due to COVID-19

A smiling Queen Elizabeth II returned to the Ascot races on its final day on Saturday while protestors convened outside the venue to urge the Queen to act on climate change... Read more ...

1 killed as truck hits crowd at start of Pride parade in South Florida

A truck crashed into two people at the start of a Pride parade. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 25 results: Serghei Spivac wears down Aleksei Oleinik, grinds...

UFC on ESPN 25 results: Serghei Spivac wears down Aleksei Oleinik, grinds out tiring decision

When the official decision was read, Serghei Spivac was tired and covered in blood - but he did enough to get his hand raised. Spivac defeated Aleksei Oleinik in the UFC on... Read more ...

As Money Launderers Buy Dalís, U.S. Looks at Lifting the Veil on Art Sales

Secrecy has long been part of the art market's mystique, but now lawmakers say they fear it fosters abuses and should be addressed. Read more ...

Why Norway Leads In EVs-And The Role Played By Cheap Renewable Electricity

Three posts will explain why Norway leads in electric vehicle uptake, how legacy energy companies influence national policy, and why the USA can be optimistic about green... Read more ...

George Mason pitcher, Salisbury resident dies after complications from Tommy...

A freshman pitcher for George Mason University and Salisbury resident died following complications from a Tommy John surgery, according to a verified GoFundMe page organized by... Read more ...

Tyson Fury Calls Deontay Wilder an 'Excuse-Maker' Ahead of July 24 Fight

WBC and The Ring heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury called his upcoming opponent, Deontay Wilder, an "excuse-maker" during an interview with... Read more ...