Exhibitions: Winslow Homer: Illustrating America

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    Winslow Homer: Illustrating America

    • Dates: July 2, 1999 through October 10, 1999
    • Collections: American Art
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    • FOOTLIGHTSJuly 1, 1999 By LAWRENCE VAN GELDERWalt Disney Co commissions composers Aaron Jay Kernis and Michael Torke to create 'Disney's Millennium Symphonies,' which will be given world premieres by New York Philharmonic and conductor Kurt Masur on October 8 at Avery Fisher Hall; Brooklyn Museum of Art will stage exhibit, Winslow Homer: Illustrating America, of 115 of Homer's wood engravings, July 2 through October 10; photo; summer opera offerings by Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, NY, and Santa Fe Opera noted; Santa Fe performances will feature Jerry Hadley; photo; Grammy Awards will remain in Los Angeles in 2000, when they will be broadcast from new Staples Center; paintings from Andy Warhol's final series, Andy Warhol: The Last Supper, will be exhibited at Guggenheim Museum in SoHo; 19th-century icon in jewel encrusted Faberge frame, recently stolen from cathedral in Kazan, Russia, is recovered in Moscow, where police say 20-year-old church volunteer sold it for $9,000 (M)
    • SPARE TIMES; FOR CHILDRENJuly 23, 1999 "Theater ''GOLLY GEE WHIZ!,'' a musical set in 1939 in a town called Happyville, where the teen-agers decide to boost the economy by putting on a show, could have been pure saccharin. Instead, the show is a funny spoof, thanks to the authors, Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart, the director and choreographer, Cynthia Thole, and the spirited..."
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