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Museyon’s Guide to the…Budapest Autumn Festival

  Budapest is known as the ‘Festival City’ and one of the most popular festivals of the year is the Autumn Festival. Much more than a celebration of Fall, this festival, which began in 1992, is a celebration of contemporary art. The 2010 festival takes place from October 8th – 17th and will feature performances in music, dance, film as ... Read More »

News: Gauguin at the Tate Modern

  For the first time in 50 years, Britain is hosting an exhibition of the work of Paul Gauguin, the bad-boy of modern art. The show opens at the Tate Modern in London this Thursday through January 16th, 2011: Gauguin is one of the world’s most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Greenwich, London

  One of the most popular filming locations in London is the UNESCO Heritage Site of Greenwich. Greenwich is a borough of London but really, it is a small town unto itself, located six miles up the River Thames.   Once the home of English royalty, Greenwich has a history that reaches back through Roman times to the pre-historic, with ... Read More »

News: Van Gogh Theft, An Inside Job

The theft of a $50 million Vincent van Gogh painting from an Egyptian museum last month was an inside job, Egypt’s top cop said in an interview published Monday. Interior Minister Habib el-Adly said the circumstances surrounding the theft of “Poppy Flower” from Cairo’s Mahmoud Khalil Museum showed that the staff of the museum must have stolen it themselves or ... Read More »

Chronicles: Governor’s Island

  Fishing haven for Native Americans, Dutch family farm, military garrison and idyllic parkland are all terms that have described Governor’s Island, which sits in between Brooklyn and Manhattan, right below the Financial District.   What was once land occupied and used mainly as a fishing port by the local Native American tribes, it was in the 1600s that the ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

Chicago Food Film Festival 2010 Trailer from George Motz on Vimeo.   It is the last weekend in September, where has the Summer gone? Time for Fall leaves, apple picking, Halloween and wearing lots and lots of plaid. If you are in Chicago this weekend, make sure and check out the first annual Food and Film Festival where all the ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Galeries Lafayette, Paris

One of the most famous department stores in Paris, and perhaps the world, the Galeries Lafayette, had surprisingly humble origins. In 1893 Théophile Bader and his cousin Alphonse Kahn opened a fashion store in a small haberdasher’s shop at the corner of rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d’Antin, Paris. In 1896, the company was successful enough to purchase the ... Read More »

News: Bill and Ted Return to San Dimas?

Movie Trailers – Movies Blog With sequels like Wall Street and Indiana Jones being made years after their previous installments, it seems that Keanu Reeves is interested in getting into the act with a Bill and Ted III. Reeves tells MTV News that he is still friends with Alex Winter (who played Bill S. Preston, Esq and the screenwriters of ... Read More »

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