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Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: This Saturday is the Boston Book Festival, a yearly free event celebrating the newest in the publishing world. The event will be taking place from 10 in the morning until 10 at night and features special guests like Joyce Carol Oates, Bill Bryson, Dennis Lehane and more.   Watch: RED – Based on the cult D.C. Comics graphic ... Read More »

News: Museum Unaware of Munch Theft

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  Officials at the Malmö Museum in southern Sweden were shocked to hear that police had discovered three of its stolen works of art in an unrelated raid in nearby Landskrona, especially because they had no idea the paintings were stolen.   “I got a real shock when the police called me at lunchtime yesterday. You don’t think that this ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Tarquin Studios

The Connecticut home of producer Peter Katis hides a secret. Inside this picturesque New England home doesn’t just reside a family, but also Tarquin Studios, where Katis has recorded some of the hugest indie hits from bands like The National, Interpol, The Swell Season, Jonsi (of Sigur Ros), Frightened Rabbit and Mates of State.   When Katis is not producing ... Read More »

Tamara Drewe + Travel

  The subject of the new film Tamara Drewe by director Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) might not be familiar to most people outside of the UK, but to those fans who have anxiously kept up to date with the affairs of the temptress of Dorset in the Guardian newspaper or read the graphic novels based on the comics ... Read More »

News: Goya at the Frick

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828), The Anglers, 1799, brush and brown wash on paper, The Frick Collection

The Frick’s newest exhibition opened earlier this month and explores Spanish drawings from the early 17th to early 19th century through the work of such famed artists as Ribera and Francisco Goya. The show entitled “The Spanish Manner: Drawings From Ribera to Goya” will be up until January 9th and contains over 50 drawings focusing on Spain’s “inventive and unique ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…CMJ

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  Now in its 30th year, the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival will once more be taking over music venues all over Lower Manhattan as well in Brooklyn from Tuesday, October 19th to Saturday, October 23rd. Because of the Marathon’s association with NYU, festival headquarter is at the University’s Greenwich Village campus, where more than 120,000 “music fans, music ... Read More »

News: Emancipation Proclamation Hits Auction Block

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Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, a senator and brother of President John F. Kennedy, will be selling a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Lincoln. Robert F. Kennedy bought the document in 1964 at Sotheby’s for $9,400, when he was serving as U.S. attorney general.   Sotheby’s is hosting the sale of ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: It’s Columbus Day this weekend and that means that in New York City will be the annual Columbus Day Parade celebrating Italian heritage. Head to 5th Avenue Monday morning to check out the festivities and make sure to stop by Great Hall at Grand Central Station to catch a glimpse of the new Maserati on display.   Watch: ... Read More »

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