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A masterpiece of Baroque painting, missing for more than a century, is hiding somewhere in L.A.

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Madonna's 'Erotica,' 'Sex': Why Musical Masterpiece, Defiant Book Still Matter

In 1990, Madonna was as astronomically popular as a boundary-bulldozing, unapologetically bacchanalian performance artist could get. Drawing from Harlem drag balls, “Vogue” went Number One nearly worldwide. The tour showcasing it, Blond Ambition, mixed spectacle with social commentary so sharply that it reinvented the pop concert and yielded the smash documentary Truth or Dare. And that year’s The Immaculate Collection, ...

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Rush Perform Their Complete Prog Masterpiece '2112' in 1997

There’s nothing in the Rush catalog that’s been played live more than the first two parts of their 1976 masterpiece “2112.” They’ve been the highlight of nearly every Rush show since the album came out, surfacing more than 1,300 times onstage. Even on the 2012/2013 Clockworks Angels tour where there wasn’t a single 1970s song in the main set, they ...

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