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  • April 10, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Venezuelan acting President Nicolas Maduro holds a portrait of the late President Hugo Chavez during a campaign rally Tuesday in Catia La Mar.
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  • April 10, 2013  

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the recipient of a "transformative" collection of Cubist works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and others. The donation, worth more than $1 billion, was made by Leonard Lauder, philanthropist and former chairman of Estée Lauder. Margaret Warner talks to the Met’s Rebecca Rabinow. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2013   BY Colleen Shalby and Thomas LeGro  

    Moon men are so down to earth nowadays, aren’t they? This week’s Cutline winner mentioned the ongoing event that’s been on most people’s minds these days: NCAA March Madness.
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  • April 9, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    An Indian woman dances during a Lavani performance in Mumbai on Momday. Lavani mixes traditional song and dance to the beat of the Dholki, a percussion instrument.
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  • April 8, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jay Baron Nicorvo’s poetry, fiction, nonfiction and criticism have appeared in The Literary Review, Guernica, The Iowa Review and The Believer. He teaches at Western Michigan University. His book “Deadbeat” was published last year by Four Way Books.
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  • April 8, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Bejart Ballet dancers perform at “Century of ‘The Rite of Spring’ — Century of New Art” at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. The month-long festival is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s famous ballet.
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  • April 5, 2013   BY Jeffrey Brown  

    April is National Poetry Month and that’s because of an initiative by the Academy of American Poets beginning in 1996. The Academy claims it’s now become the largest literary celebration in the world, reaching over 10 million Americans.
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  • April 5, 2013   BY Molly Finnegan  

    Workers re-install “Fluegelauto” — a golden, winged Ford Fiesta — at the City Museum in Cologne, Germany.
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  • April 4, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
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  • April 4, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    People explore “Dance Door” by Robert Graham at the Los Angeles Music Center.
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