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Props From The Nightmare Before Christmas Up For Auction

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

This week marked the beginning of the Tim Burton exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The much-anticipated exhibition of Burton's artwork and objects connected to his many film projects and creative efforts is a celebration of his uniquely quirky mind. Burton has combined Gothic overtones with unabashed sentimentality in a variety of films along with his longtime collaborator musician Danny Elfman.... Read More

Grand Wailea Home to Largest Art Collection in Hawaii

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Grand Wailea has a reputation for being one of the premier luxury resorts in Hawaii. With powder-fine sand beaches, 780 rooms, and nine pools, guests feel they are in a vacation fairy tale. What visitors may not know is the Grand Wailea Resort is home to the largest art collection in the state of Hawaii.... Read More

James Packard's Watch Collection on Auction at Christie's

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Christie's sale of Important Watches on June 15 in New York will include several exceptional timepieces from the legendary collection of James Ward Packard. The extraordinary watches remain in pristine condition, having been stored away in a bank vault for the last 60 years and will be unveiled for the first time to the public in the sale.... Read More

SeaFair 2011: Fine Art Exhibition and Luxury Yacht in One

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The East Coast fine art fair circuit in the past few years has been greatly enhanced by SeaFair, a waterborne exhibition yacht designed by Luiz de Basto and custom-constructed for a $40 million price tag.... Read More

Rock and Roll Memorabilia Available at the Rock Star Gallery

May 24, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

I recently read an article about collectibles for The Beatles that touted a set of fine writing instruments, and it struck a chord that resonated though me.... Read More

Allosaurus and Stegosaurus Skeletons to be Auctioned Off for Millions

May 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

A rare pair of well-preserved dinosaur bones are being sold at Heritage Auctions in Dallas on June 12 as part of a Signature Natural History auction event. In the spring of 2007, the team from Dinosauria International LLC discovered virtually complete skeletons of an Allosaurus and a Stegosaurus on a ranch located near the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming.... Read More

The Cannes Film Festival: 24 Hours of Glamour with Chivas Regal

May 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge

The Cannes Film Festival, currently underway in the south of France, is one of the most glamorous, star-studded events of the year. Considered to be Europe's equivalent to the Academy Awards, the Festival de Cannes, now in its 64th year, kicked off at the Palais des Festivals on May 11.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Hosts 19th Annual Celebration of the Arts

May 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Maui, is host to the annual Celebration of the Arts. This year's April 22-24 event marked the 19th consecutive year and was themed "E na aumakua" a call to all things natural.... Read More

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: The Best Fiestas Across the U.S.

May 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Cinco de Mayo marks the achievement of Puebla, Mexico, when 4,000 brave Mexican soldiers triumphed over twice as many French fighters on May 5, 1862. Since then, Cinco de Mayo has been celebrated around the U.S. and Mexico accompanied by plenty of cerveza, tequila, dancing, parades and food.... Read More

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