The store, which is situated in the building that Noce says "reeks of music history and classic culture," is comprised of two rooms adorned with vintage Persian rugs, lanterns shipped in from Sicily and black marble custom bar where customers can unwind with an espresso, water or, for those...

In this, and many other works, Larsson employs a wide frame of reference from Western Art History and classical iconography to pop culture and folklore (the title of the exhibition is taken from an Iron Maiden song). Larsson even goes as far as to source his materials from the flea markets...

Nonfiction APOLLO'S ANGELS: A History of Ballet By Jennifer Homans. Random House, $35. Here is the only truly definitive history of classical ballet. Spanning more than four centuries, from the French Renaissance to American and Soviet stages during the cold war, Homans shows how the...

The brand's roots are thoroughly planted in the UK coastline, celebrating heritage and history with classic designs." To say I am fond of the Gerty Plimsolls (sneakers) would be the understatement of the decade. Crew Clothing UK The company offers a jacket favored by those inspired by...

I have always been attracted to buildings that hold iconic history, especially classical architecture, but perhaps this has something to do with the fact that both my parents practice architecture and I grew up keenly aware of the built environment. There is a solitary, self-reflective vibe...

Though The Ivy Look primarily addresses menswear, it's all about the history of classic styles and brands that are mostly as unisex as they are cool. Weejuns, seersucker, button collars and the jazz age come together in this manual of sorts that's small enough to fit in your clutch and a...

"I feel very strongly about helping people make the most of the world that we live in", says Andrea Bocelli the world's highest selling solo artist in the history of classical music, "I was born with poor eyesight and became completely blind at the age of twelve. Overcoming blindness and...

Same goes for art history, the classics, or literature. But they will all expand your horizons in the best possible way. And let's not forget what New Zealand property tycoon Bob Jones once said (and I paraphrase): I'd hire an arts graduate over a commerce graduate any day of the week – the...

 

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