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See our slideshow of the World’s Strangest Museums. Bunnies, bunnies everywhere, and in all forms: stuffed, ceramic, painted—even a few real ones. Not only does the onslaught of bunny paraphernalia in Pasadena, California’s aptly named Bunny Muse...
See our slideshow of the World’s Most Romantic Places to Propose. It’s one of life’s weightiest conundrums: how—and where—to pop The Question. Assuming you want the answer to be a resounding yes, the choice of locale is paramount—and as every asp...
See our slideshow of The World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms. When it comes to tasting rooms, what’s outside your glass is often as important as what’s inside it. “The taste of wine is largely contextual,” says Ray Isle, wine editor for Travel...
See our slideshow of the World’s Greatest Flea Markets. Some people travel so they can climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower, or ski the Rockies, or feast on rare delicacies in Bangkok. Not me. I think of the world as a series of fabulous flea mar...
New York City and Costa Mesa, California “Ancient Paths, Modern Voices: A Festival Celebrating Chinese Culture” Carnegie Hall (October 21–November 10). It’s one of the world’s biggest markets for classical music; it’s rife with venerable artist...
He’s only 30, but composer-performer Hafez Nazeri, whose “Rumi Symphony Project: Cycle One” premieres on October 3 at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles (ticketmaster.com), has big ambitions. His genre-defying 60-minute work, draws on an inheri...
“It’s almost a Venice Biennial for America,” says RoseLee Goldberg, founder and director of Performa, the remarkably fecund, New York City-wide celebration of new visual art performance, now in its third edition. Running November 1–22, this year...
See our slideshow of Do-It-Yourself “Amazing Race” Adventures. One step off a platform and it’s 200 feet straight down. Strapped into a harness and clinging to a rope, adventurers step, jump, or fall off the platform and let gravity take over, dr...
New York City “The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete” at the Onassis Cultural Center (November 16–February 27, 2010). Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco (“the Greek”), trained as a young artist in the milieu of the 16t...
New York City “Design USA: Contemporary Innovation” at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (October 16–April 4, 2010). A decade’s worth of work by the winners of these annual awards, first launched by the White House in 2000...
New York City “Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video” at the International Center of Photography (October 2–January 17, 2010). The latest installment of this global survey of new photography and video focuses on the lang...
New York City “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art (November 8–January 25, 2010). MOMA goes back to school with this large-scale exhibition on the Bauhaus, Weimar Germany’s incubator of modernity, where artist...
New York City He’s the most written-about president in U.S. history, but Abraham Lincoln remains, for many, more myth than man. The exhibition “Lincoln and New York” at the New York Historical Society (October 9-March 25, 2010), which examines ...
Kepler Brooklyn Academy of Music (November 18–21). In the popular imagination, Philip Glass is a composer of film scores and repeating minimalist patterns; but he’s also an eminent, and prolific, opera composer, with a particular interest in sc...
A drowned piano will be making its way across North America and Europe this fall during the international tour of Pictures Reframed, a collaborative performance by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and visual artist Robin Rhode. Debuting at Li...