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Where “The Hangover 2″ Should Hang Out: Our International Picks

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  To absolutely no one’s surprise, recent reports have it that “The Hangover”—the raunchy, dizzy Las-Vegas-based gross-out flick that quickly became the most profitable comedy in box-office history—is going to be giving birth to a sequel, set to debut late this year. Already, rumors have it that the second round of mystery and debauchery will take place in Thailand—a logical ... Read More »

Curatorial Olympics, Hogwarts Survives, and Mummies Take Manhattan

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  No, Anubis, the jackal-faced Egyptian god of the underworld, is not leading an marine invasion of Manhattan. Rather, that’s a 25-foot-high statue of him heralding the coming of the new King Tut exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum. (Gothamist)   Some performance-art wiseacre has been staging his own “works” during Mariana Abramovic’s installation at her MoMA retrospective. If riding ... Read More »

New York’s Met and Morgan Keep Old Florence Vs. Rome Rivalry Alive

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  A fascinating little piece in the New York Times today looks at the once-contentious relationship between the Renaissance arts scenes of Florence and Rome through two current exhibitions just a few neighborhoods away from each other in Manhattan. While Rome is represented in one corner by the Morgan Museum & Library’s Rome After Raphael exhibition, which features a slew ... Read More »

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