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California’s Surfing Madonna Mosaic to Come Down

ENCINITAS, CA (AP).- The artist who created the popular but illegal Surfing Madonna mosaic has agreed to pay the costs of relocating it from public property, it was announced Tuesday. Mark Patterson will pay a $500 fine and all costs to remove the 10-f...

Artist of Surfing Madonna Offers to Remove Mosaic

By: Julie Watson, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP).- The mysterious artist of the Surfing Madonna has stepped forward to help the California beach city of Encinitas remove his illegal mosaic from public property. Encinitas Assistant City Manager Richard...

Surfing Madonna Mosaic Draws Mass Following

By: Julie Watson, Associated Press ENCINITAS, CA (AP).- The surfing Madonna appeared just before Easter weekend and has been stirring a soulful debate in this Southern California beach town ever since. The striking mosaic of the Virgin of Guadalupe ri...

Johannesburg Saves Nelson Mandela’s Old Law Offices, Turns Them into Museum

JOHANNESBURG (AP.- The central Johannesburg building where Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo had a historic law office was on the verge of collapse. Now, city officials hope it will anchor a renaissance. Amos Masondo, the mayor of South Africa's largest ...

Johannesburg Saves Nelson Mandela’s Old Law Offices, Turns Them into Museum

JOHANNESBURG (AP.- The central Johannesburg building where Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo had a historic law office was on the verge of collapse. Now, city officials hope it will anchor a renaissance. Amos Masondo, the mayor of South Africa's largest ...

Old Coca Cola Sign Causes Flap in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP).- A restored Coca Cola sign decorating the side of a San Francisco house that may date back to the 1930s has set off a surprising spat among neighborhood residents and city officials. The city says the bright red painted sign on the...

Someone Swipes Giant Cactus Statue from New Mexico Library

ALBUQUERQUE (AP).- Police in Albuquerque, N.M., are investigating a thorny theft case of gigantic proportions. KOB-TV reports someone stole a giant fiberglass cactus Monday night from behind a public library. High school students spent an entire sum...

Group Raises $50,000 for RoboCop Statue in Detroit

DETROIT (AP).- Your move, Detroit. A group working to build a statue of the fictional crime-fighting cyborg RoboCop in the city said it has reached its fundraising goal of $50,000 after a social networking campaign exploded in support of the project. ...

Yearlong Study Results: Creative Time and SMU Release Recommendations on Fostering...

DALLAS, TX.- A series of recommendations for fostering the arts in Dallas will be released today by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Creative Time, a New York-based public arts organization. In October 2009 Creative Time received one of the inaug...

Controversial Artwork won’t Be Returned to Display

LOVELAND, CO (AP).- A piece of artwork denounced as obscene by church members and allegedly ripped up by a Montana woman using a crowbar won't be returned to display because of safety concerns, city officials said Thursday. "The incident yesterday was...

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