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Man guilty in NY in ancient-statue smuggling case

12-6-13
NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager of a now-closed New York art gallery has pleaded guilty for his role in an international scheme to smuggle ancient Buddhist and Hindu sculptures. Federal officials say Aaron Freedman pleaded guilty in state Supreme ...

Community Events in NJ This Weekend

12-6-13
The weekend is here and if you're looking for a fun activity, here is a list of events happening Dec. 6 to Dec. 8.

Dylan’s Newport guitar sells in NY for $965,000

12-6-13
NEW YORK (AP) — The guitar that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has been sold at auction for a record $965,000. Christie's auction house is not identifying the absentee buyer who purchased the ...
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National Potters Sell Work to Benefit the Art School at Old Church

12-5-13
The Art School at Old Church in Demarest is holding its 39th annual pottery sale and show.

Edward Hopper painting sells for over $40M

12-5-13
NEW YORK (AP) — Edward Hopper's "East Wind Over Weehawken" has sold for $40.5 million — an auction record for the artist. The 1934 work depicts a streetscape of the New Jersey city across the Hudson River from New York. It had been in the ...

NYC children’s museum plans Super Bowl exhibition

12-5-13
NEW YORK (AP) — The Children's Museum of Manhattan has a special Super Bowl exhibition opening in January. It's called "You Make the Call: Learn To Be An NFL Official." The interactive exhibition will take visitors behind-the-scenes of NFL ...

Auction: Springsteen manuscript sells for $197,000

12-5-13
NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" has sold for $197,000 at a New York City auction. It sold at Sotheby's on Thursday. The pre-sale estimate was $70,000 to $100,000. Sotheby's says the ...

Free tickets part of Live Nation settlement in NJ

12-3-13
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who attended concerts at a New Jersey amphitheater could get free tickets and discount coupons under a preliminary court settlement with promoter Live Nation. Two New Jersey men sued the promoter ...

Heffron, of WWII’s Band of Brothers, dies in NJ

12-3-13
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Edward J. "Babe" Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army's famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at age 90. He died Sunday at a hospital in Stratford, ...

Princeton Triangle Club Accountant Charged with Embezzlement

Madeline Orton 12-2-13
Thomas John Muza, accountant for The Princeton Triangle Club and general manager of the McCarter Theatre, allegedly stole more than $100,000 since the start of 2010.