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News: The Archaeology of Indiana Jones

A new exhibit has opened at the Montréal Science Center that reflects on the archaeology in the Indiana Jones series. “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition” is presented by the National Geographic Society with support from Lucasfilm and takes the viewer behind the myths surrounding the Ark of the Covenant, the Holy Grail and more. Along with ... Read More »

Chronicles: India House

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  Dominating the picturesque Hanover Square in Lower Manhattan is the India House, or 1 Hanover Square. Built in 1851 by developer and merchant Richard F. Carmen, it was here where the New York Cotton Exchange was founded in 1870, the second such exchange of its kind.   But before the India House stood on Hanover Square, during Dutch Colonial ... Read More »

“City of Life and Death” Pulled From Film Forum, Sigur Rós Singer’s Vid, Star Wars Tourism, and Cycling Across India

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  National Geographic Entertainment has decided to pull “City of Life and Death” (above, courtesy of National Geographic Entertainment), a dramatization of Japanese “Rape of Nanking” from a coming screening at Film Forum due to ongoing skirmishes with the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs. [NYT]   DreamTours is offering a 46-day cycle tour across India in 2011. It’s 2,050 miles ... Read More »

Away to India: Shopping Delhi

A Mosque near Chandni Chowk, Delhi, India

Mira Nair is currently making movie news with ‘Amelia‘, the Hilary Swank-starring Amelia Earhart biopic that screened on opening night at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, but she really got her first taste of movie stardom as the director of 2001′s Monsoon Wedding.     The film was just re-released by the Criterion Collection, so let’s take a trip to ... Read More »

Chronicles of Old Chicago

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Discover the fascinating history of Chicago through 24 dramatic, fact-filled, humorous true stories about the events and colorful characters that make up Chicago’s history. From Potawatomi Indians, to the reviled Al Capone to the esteemed Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama, author and tour guide Adam Selzer outlines the history of the city, from the Great Fire of 1871, famous ... Read More »

At Home with the Artists

Andy Warhol with his assistant Gerard Malanga filming Taylor Mead for Warhol_s _Taylor Mead_s Ass_ at the Factory

  In the 1963 photographer William John Kennedy came to New York to shoot two of Pop’s biggest stars—Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana. Now, 50 years later, Warhol and Indiana are among modern art history’s most celebrated and the 81-year-old Kennedy is returning to New York for an exhibition of photographs on the Lower East Side, some shot just blocks ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: Headed to Berlin this weekend or, heck, have a layover at the airport there? Then hit-up the annual Bread and Butter event at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. This biannual shopping spree is full of the forthcoming season’s staple trends. Hundreds of designers, from well-known labels to emerging talent, showcase their creations there.   Watch: No Strings Attached – Emma ... Read More »

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