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LONDON - Noted British actor and writer Stephen Fry, a champion of the return of the stolen Parthenon Marbles from the London Museum to Greece, compared their theft by Lord Elgin to the Nazis taking the Arc de Triomphe from Paris.

NEW YORK — “The Outsiders,” a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, became the essence of a Broadway insider on Sunday, winning the Tony Award for best new musical on a night when women made strides.

NEW YORK — “The Outsiders,” a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, became the essence of a Broadway insider on Sunday, winning the Tony Award for best new musical on a night when women made strides.

(THE CONVERSATION/AP) An important piece of early Christian history, the Crosby-Schøyen Codex, is up for auction at Christie’s in London.

(THE CONVERSATION/AP) An important piece of early Christian history, the Crosby-Schøyen Codex, is up for auction at Christie’s in London.
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CANNES, France  — Studio Ghibli, the Japanese anime factory of surreal ecological wonders that has for 39 years spirited away moviegoers with tales of Totoros, magical jellyfish and floating castles, was celebrated Monday by the Cannes Film Festival with an honorary Palme d'Or.

CANNES, France  — Studio Ghibli, the Japanese anime factory of surreal ecological wonders that has for 39 years spirited away moviegoers with tales of Totoros, magical jellyfish and floating castles, was celebrated Monday by the Cannes Film Festival with an honorary Palme d'Or.

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The Acropolis Museum Participates in the “Green Cultural Routes”

ATHENS - On Sunday 26 May 2024, the Acropolis Museum participates in the pan-hellenic cultural action titled “Green Cultural Routes”, organized by the Ministry of Culture, offering its visitors the thematic presentation “Exploring nature’s elements at the Acropolis Museum”.

ATHENS - On Sunday 26 May 2024, the Acropolis Museum participates in the pan-hellenic cultural action titled “Green Cultural Routes”, organized by the Ministry of Culture, offering its visitors the thematic presentation “Exploring nature’s elements at the Acropolis Museum”.

Gucci Brings Glitz and Glamor to London’s Tate Modern Museum with Star-Studded Fashion Show

LONDON (AP) — For one night only, the utilitarian, concrete basement of London's Tate Modern museum was transformed into a lush green jungle — and it was the hottest fashion ticket in town.

LONDON (AP) — For one night only, the utilitarian, concrete basement of London's Tate Modern museum was transformed into a lush green jungle — and it was the hottest fashion ticket in town.

Vast Coin Collection of Danish Magnate is Going on Sale a Century after His Death

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The vast coin collection of a Danish butter magnate is set to finally go on sale a century after his death, and could fetch up to $72 million.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The vast coin collection of a Danish butter magnate is set to finally go on sale a century after his death, and could fetch up to $72 million.

Museum of Cycladic Art Summer Camp Inspired by Cindy Sherman Exhibition

ATHENS – On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Cindy Sherman at Cycladic: Early Works’ that will be presented at the Museum of Cycladic Art from May 30-November 4, this year's summer camp entitled ‘Portrait of Ourselves’ is dedicated to the great American artist.

ATHENS – On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Cindy Sherman at Cycladic: Early Works’ that will be presented at the Museum of Cycladic Art from May 30-November 4, this year's summer camp entitled ‘Portrait of Ourselves’ is dedicated to the great American artist.

European Court Upholds Italy’s Right to Seize Prized Greek Bronze Statue from Getty Museum

ROME (AP) — A European court on Thursday upheld Italy’s right to seize a prized Greek statue from the J.

ROME (AP) — A European court on Thursday upheld Italy’s right to seize a prized Greek statue from the J.

Maurizio Cattalan, Zoe Saldana Join Iconoclastic Vatican Biennale Exhibition Inside Women’s Prison

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A pair of nude feet — dirty, wounded and vulnerable — are painted on the façade of the Venice women’s prison chapel.

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A pair of nude feet — dirty, wounded and vulnerable — are painted on the façade of the Venice women’s prison chapel.

Italian Fashion Designer Roberto Cavalli Has Died at Age 83, His Company Says

ROME  — Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for a flamboyant and glamorous style, has died at age 83, his company said Friday on Instagram.

ROME  — Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for a flamboyant and glamorous style, has died at age 83, his company said Friday on Instagram.

Project to Shore Up Pompeii Yields Stunning Black Banquet Hall, With Frescoes of Trojan War Figures

ROME (AP) — Archaeologists excavating new sites in Pompeii have uncovered a sumptuous banquet hall decorated with intricately frescoed mythological characters inspired by the Trojan War, officials said Thursday.

ROME (AP) — Archaeologists excavating new sites in Pompeii have uncovered a sumptuous banquet hall decorated with intricately frescoed mythological characters inspired by the Trojan War, officials said Thursday.

World Green Tax Fund for the Vision of Delphi

ATHENS. On Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 6 pm, at the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, "Antonis Tritsis" hall, OLYMPOS - Global Spiritual Centre presented the funding framework of the project "Heptapolis - Trilogy, the Vision of Delphi" entitled "World Green Taxation Fund".

ATHENS. On Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 6 pm, at the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, "Antonis Tritsis" hall, OLYMPOS - Global Spiritual Centre presented the funding framework of the project "Heptapolis - Trilogy, the Vision of Delphi" entitled "World Green Taxation Fund".

Seventh-Century BC Oenochoe Looted in WWII Returned to Greece by Hanover Museum, Municipality

ATHENS - An oenochoe, or wine jug, of the 7th century BC that had been removed from Greece during the German occupation in World War II was returned by the Municipality of Hanover and the August Kestner Museum, the Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday.

ATHENS - An oenochoe, or wine jug, of the 7th century BC that had been removed from Greece during the German occupation in World War II was returned by the Municipality of Hanover and the August Kestner Museum, the Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday.

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