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June 19, 2001 | RICHARD LEWIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Heather Williams is wild about sports. She's the goalie on a local men's hockey team, watches ESPN's "SportsCenter" religiously and regularly reads Sports Illustrated. So when it came time to design a line of clothing for a fashion show as part of her senior project at the Rhode Island School of Design, Williams drew upon her love of sports and America's passion for its national pastime: baseball.
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June 19, 2001 | RICHARD LEWIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Heather Williams is wild about sports. She's the goalie on a local men's hockey team, watches ESPN's "SportsCenter" religiously and regularly reads Sports Illustrated. So when it came time to design a line of clothing for a fashion show as part of her senior project at the Rhode Island School of Design, Williams drew upon her love of sports and America's passion for its national pastime: baseball.
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May 12, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tage Frid, 88, a master woodworker who taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and wrote a well-known woodworking textbook, died May 4 at a nursing home in Newport, R.I., of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Frid dedicated most of his 50-year career to teaching and lecturing. Born in Copenhagen, he served a five-year apprenticeship under master craftsman Gronlund Jensen in Denmark.
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February 7, 2003
New boss: Phillip M. Johnston, director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design, has been named director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. He'll start May 1. * New host: MSNBC, in its quest for personalities who can boost it out of its third-place hole, made its hiring of outspoken former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura official Thursday after weeks of speculation.
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May 18, 1987
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor seven student film makers, four of them from California, at the 14th Annual Student Film Awards, June 17 at 7 p.m. at the academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
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June 14, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out its 15th annual Student Film Awards at a ceremony Sunday night that featured actress Shelley Long, writer-director Oliver Stone and "Entertainment Tonight" film historian Leonard Maltin as presenters.
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May 22, 1999 | MASSIE RITSCH
Six area art students will receive scholarships from the Ventura County Museum of History and Art at a June 3 reception, the museum announced. The winning students were chosen from 22 applicants on the basis of an essay, examples of their artwork and recommendations from teachers.
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May 27, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Three Georgia O'Keeffe original paintings will be given to the Rhode Island School of Design to end a dispute over the estate of the late artist's sister, state government officials announced Tuesday. The paintings will be chosen from among 15 owned by the Robert R. Young Foundation, which was named for the husband of Anita O'Keeffe Young, the painter's sister, said Tom Connell, a spokesman for the Rhode Island attorney general's office. Mrs.
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June 16, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
David Whitney, 66, a curator and collector of contemporary art and the longtime companion of the late architect Philip Johnson, died Sunday of cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. A leading figure in the New York art scene, Whitney organized exhibitions of the work of Cy Twombly, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol and David Salle. Along the way, he amassed a collection of work by Johns, Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and Frank Stella.
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May 9, 1993 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Noel J. Quinn, internationally known Los Angeles artist whose works include the Santa Anita Portfolio, a series of six racing sketches that hang in the Los Angeles Turf Club at Santa Anita Park, has died. He was 77. Quinn died Wednesday in a Highland Park nursing home after a series of strokes, the final one on May 1, his daughter, Erin, said. "After death--art" were the painter's final words to his family when he emerged briefly from a coma Monday, his daughter said.
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