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GLOBETROTTING CHARLEY LANYON

Globetrotting with Charley Lanyon

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 16 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 17 December, 2012, 4:02pm

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

New York

A concert for victims of hurricane Sandy held on December 12 - 12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief - may be the most-watched musical event in human history. Taking into account the TV and radio broadcasts plus online streaming, the concert, featuring Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Paul McCartney, was watched by more than 2 billion people.

Berlin

An exhibition now on at Berlin's Neues Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the museum's most famous acquisitions: the bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The show, "In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Find of Nefertiti", is sure to garner controversy as Egypt claims the statue was taken under false pretenses in 1912.

New York

Art lovers yearning to relive their youth on the playground won't be able to tear themselves away from The Event of a Thread, a new installation by artist Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory. The work features large swings which interact with flowing, ceiling-high sheets of white silk. Visitors are encouraged to swing with abandon.

San Diego

Ravi Shankar, the world's most famous sitar master, died last Wednesday in a hospital in San Diego. He was 92. Shankar was one of the most successful crossover artists in world music. He became well known in the West in the 1960s when he befriended George Harrison, appeared with The Beatles and performed at Woodstock. He was active until the end and was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award.

Lagos

For fans of German culture and art in the Nigerian megacity, the Lagos Live Festival that ended last week must have been a dream come true. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut and featured more than 30 artists and performers from Nigeria, Germany and across Africa.

Shanghai

China's first solo exhibition of Dutch artist Gabriel Lester has come to Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum. The show, "Roxy", features works inspired by theatrical impresario Samuel Lionel Rothafel and his famous Roxy Theatre. The exhibition features multiple mechanical, sculptural and multimedia installations and runs through January 15.

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