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Fan sues Patriots, says they ruined his Brady-signed flag

Oct. 06, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots caused irreparable damage to a U.S. flag signed by Tom Brady by improperly displaying it in the team's hall of fame at Gillette Stadium, the flag's owner contends in a federal lawsuit. After it had been on display a couple of months, Brady's...

Castiglione, Cohen, Campbell among Frick Award finalists

Oct. 06, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Boston’s Joe Castiglione, the Mets’ Gary Cohen and former major leaguers Dave Campbell, Steve Stone, Duane Kuiper and Ernie Johnson Sr. are among the 10 finalists for Hall of Fame’s 2023 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting. ...

Loewe bowls over Paris Fashion Week; tribute to Miyake

Oct. 05, 2022 09:24 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Loewe’s ever-creative director, Jonathan Anderson, became the toast of Paris Fashion Week on Friday with his subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show triumph that had critics and VIP guests, including Karlie Kloss and Alexa Chung, bowled over. Meanwhile, U.S....

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Oct. 04, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. September 27, 2022. Editorial: Malcolm X the right choice for induction into Nebraska Hall of Fame Omaha-born Malcolm X is one of the leading figures in America’s battle for civil rights, so it’s entirely fitting that a state commission has...

Stella McCartney dabbles in art at eco-pioneering Paris show

Oct. 03, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It was as much art fair as fashion show for Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday vibrating with flashes of color. Iconic Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara collaborated on the designs showcased outside...

Muralist's new work explores womanhood, pain, mythology

Oct. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Susan David is known as a compelling muralist whose work can be found across Lafayette and Louisiana. Using distinct line work and interesting subject matter, David has propelled herself into the spotlight of local artists. Her newest mural was unveiled at...

Next year's Met Gala will celebrate the late Karl Lagerfeld

Sep. 30, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Met Gala fans, we have a new theme. Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour convened a huddle of top Paris Fashion Week insiders Friday to announce that the theme of next year’s Met Gala will be the work of the late Karl Lagerfeld. Taking place on the first...

Rare 1,000-year-old manuscript returned to Greece from US

Sep. 29, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A U.S. museum has returned a valuable 1,000-year-old Christian manuscript to a monastery in northern Greece it was looted from by Bulgarian forces more than a century ago together with hundreds of other documents and artifacts. The 11th century gospel was...

Arizona museum exhibit marks end to de Kooning painting saga

Sep. 28, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day. But nobody could have predicted “Woman-Ochre” would find its way back through the kindness of strangers in a...

Workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art begin walkout

Sep. 26, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art began a strike Monday citing wage and health care issues as the institution said it would remain open during the walkout. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the union representing about 180 of the museum's...