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Matisse, van Gogh, Rothko Head to Auction

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Before Nancy Lee Bass met Texas oilman Perry Richardson Bass at a Fort Worth dance and married him in 1941, her maiden name was Muse.

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Futsal: Like Soccer, Only Faster

Commuting complicates any workout routine.Ari Greenberg learned that firsthand when he tried to keep weekly soccer and running club commitments at home in Washington, D.

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Dizzy Gillespie: Serious and Showy

21, 2017 7:00 a.ET







In 1985, as a newly arrived music curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, I was given virtual carte blanche to collect as I wished.

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The Room-Service Revolution: How Hotels Are Upping Their Game

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In-room dining was a dying art.But the rise of celeb-chefs in hotel restaurants and food-delivery services are giving guests innovative new ways to combine gluttony and privacy




















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Floor-to-Ceiling Chandeliers: Seriously. They’re a Thing.

Vertical statement chandeliers don’t merely illuminate art; hung from the ceiling to as low as the floor, they are the art




















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‘Only the Brave’ Review: A Family of Heroes

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A harrowing dramatization of the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and the 2013 fire near Yarnell, Ariz.ET




‘Only the Brave” could hardly be more timely, since its larger subject is the wildfires that have been bringing grief and devastation to vast areas of the nation with what seems to be increasing frequency.

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Makeup Tutorial Videos: Now, For Mature Viewers, Too

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Most people think YouTube beauty videos are for millennials, but a new breed of addictive how-tos are targeting the over-35 crowd




















Oct.19, 2017 2:00 p.

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‘Torch Song’ Review: Plenty Enjoyable but Not Revolutionary

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What Can We Do to Help California’s Wine Country?

As fires tore through Napa, Sonoma and neighboring counties, wine columnist Lettie Teague reached out to those in the region who lost homes and wineries.Here, their stories and advice on how to provide support where it’s most urgently needed




















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‘Putin’s Revenge’ Review: He Wanted to Make Russia Great Again

This two-part “Frontline” film on Vladimir Putin’s life and career begins with a scene at once moving, ominous and very Russian.Here is President Boris Yeltsin, who yearned to bring democracy to Russia, making an announcement that he’s resigning—and that he asks forgiveness because so many of the dreams of the Russian people had not come true, because he had not succeeded, because he was now tired and had to leave.

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Chevy Bolt: Meet the First Practical, Mass-Market Electric Vehicle

With range anxiety in the review, General Motors’ under-$30,000 electric family car charges into the future.Dan Neil takes it for a looong spin




















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Esteemed Museum or Louis Vuitton Store? The Lines Are Blurring

These major fashion exhibitions offer more than just an education in style: They also function as boutiques




















Oct.19, 2017 11:20 a.

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Foolproof Steak Recipe: 20-Minute Rib-Eyes With Lemon-Herb Butter

ONE NIGHT, exhausted after a long shift at her previous restaurant, Erin French made the questionable choice of logging on to TripAdvisor to check her reviews.Sure enough, she found a blistering critique of a steak she’d served.

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How Developers Sell the Promise of a Luxury Lifestyle

When potential buyers tour a model luxury apartment in West New York, N.They can’t, however, brush their teeth with the electric toothbrush or scrub the toilet with the marble-clad brush next to it—none of the plumbing fixtures work.

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A Spooky Floral Arrangement Inspired by Edvard Munch

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Floral designer Lindsey Taylor captures Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch’s angst as expressed in the 1899 haunting portrait, ‘Melancholy, Laura’




















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IN LIGHT OF approaching All Hallows Eve, I decided to use this month’s arrangement to channel the fear and spooky angst conveyed by the paintings of Edvard Munch (1863-1944).

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Developers Sell Century City’s Glamorous Past

Movie star Burt Lancaster had a condominium in Century City, as did Ruth and Elliot Handler, co-founders of the Mattel toy company.Ronald Reagan, while he was president, maintained his “Western White House” there.

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A Comedy Show Thrives by Avoiding Vulgarities—Such as the Word ‘Gosh’

Studio C, a sketch comedy troupe out of Brigham Young University, has become an internet sensation, despite—or perhaps because of—its super-scrubbed brand of humor.ET







Conan O’Brien and his family were out to dinner in Santa Monica last year when his daughter began to screech, “Oh my God!

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Review: Philip Pullman Returns to Lyra’s Oxford in ‘The Book of Dust’

Seventeen years after Philip Pullman killed God in the final volume of his trilogy of fantasy novels, “His Dark Materials,” the celebrated British atheist returns to the parallel world of Brytain and the dreaming spires of Oxford in “The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage.” It is a massive publishing event, with a first-run printing of half a million copies in the U.

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These Make-Ahead-Dessert Recipes Make Life Better

AS I WRITE this, I’m nibbling on a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie I baked on a whim, without any messy measuring or mixing.It’s a trick I learned from home-baking guru Dorie Greenspan: Make the dough, portion it out with an ice cream scoop, freeze those nuggets of goodness, then bake them on demand.

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The Return of a Choreographic Coup

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