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Classic movie has town busting out changes to lewdness law

Sep. 24, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Denver suburb's plan to show a nearly 50-year-old movie at its arts center has officials scrambling to revamp the town's indecency laws. The Denver Post reports the city of Parker plans to show the 1975 cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at the...

Bamboo is Louisiana jewelry maker’s go-to material

Aug. 20, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Abe Lavalais isn’t sure how he would be described. Is he an artist? A maker? An inventor? “I do all those things,” he said. But he tends to stay more towards the maker side of things. The jewelry maker works primarily with bamboo though...

Head of German art show quits after antisemitic piece shown

Jul. 16, 2022 08:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The head of a major art show in Germany has resigned after an exhibit featuring antisemitic elements prompted an outcry at the event’s opening last month. The board of the documenta fifteen show said Saturday that Sabine Schormann was leaving her post as chief...

Judge in Italy ends detention for Haggis in sex abuse case

Jul. 04, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A judge in southern Italy on Monday ordered film director Paul Haggis released from detention at his hotel while prosecutors decide whether to pursue their investigation of whether he allegedly had sex with a woman without her consent over two days, his lawyer said. ...

Dutch police release 2 Belgians held after jewelry heist

Jun. 29, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police on Wednesday released without charge two Belgians who were arrested a day earlier on suspicion of involvement in a daring smash and grab jewelry heist at a prestigious art fair. Police in the southern Limburg province tweeted that the...

Police: 2 arrested after armed jewel heist at Dutch art fair

Jun. 28, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Smartly dressed robbers wielding what appeared to be weapons and a sledgehammer snatched jewelry in a brazen heist Tuesday at an international art fair in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht. Police quickly made two arrests and said they were hunting more suspects....