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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2005 with 61 to follow.
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Has Vermeer's studio really been found?

DELFT, Netherlands, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Art restorer Daan Hartmann claims the studio he has been working in for more than 20 years was once used by the 17th century Dutch master Jan Vermeer. Hartmann wants to have the site namesa World Heritage site and turned into a museum.

Boston's Gardner Museum to be enlarged

BOSTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The century-old Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has hired Italian architect Renzo Piano to design an addition that will double the museum's space.

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2004 with 61 to follow.
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Rijksmuseum airport pod has busy 1st year

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Amsterdam's famed Rikjsmuseum says its airport branch opened last year had 130,000 visitors, ranking it among the country's top 10 museums.

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Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2003 with 61 to follow.
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Moliere's 'Tartuffe' is pungent production

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Classic actor Brian Bedford has played the title role in Moliere's satiric comedy, "Tartuffe," six times during his long career, but now he has switched to the
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2002 with 61 to follow.
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Of Human Interest: News lite

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Design in New York says a chalk drawing of a candelabrum found by a Scottish scholar in an old box of drawings is an authentic original by Michelangelo, the Italian Renaissance master.
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Antique Scandinavian maps on display

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- Antique maps constitute a specialized field of collecting that offers a richer mix of art, history, science and even mythology than most hobbies, as evidenced b
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Artist Richter's fame exceeds his talent

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- The large retrospective exhibition covering 40 years of work by Gerhard Richter at the Museum of Modern Art proves that this German painter's reputation as one
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Norman Rockwell art ends national tour

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The first comprehensive exhibition in 30 years of the work of Norman Rockwell, arguably America's most popular artist, is ending a 2-year national tour at the G
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Art World: The great optics controversy

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Have artists since the 15th century been using optics in the form of camera-like devices to create more perfect paintings without letting the public in on their
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2001 with 61 to follow.
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