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Arts in the Afternoon: Illegalities

5:03 PM, Jun 24, 2011 • By KELLY JANE TORRANCE
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A new Australian reality series is "sending six native-born Australians with differing views on immigration on punishing journeys that retrace the voyages of asylum seekers seeking safe haven in their country."

A Vincent van Gogh painting long believed by experts to be a self-portrait turns out to be a representation of his brother—so an expert has concluded.

An American is facing criminal charges in Canada after a customs officer decided the manga -- Japanese comics -- on his electronic devices was child pornography.

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its final list of Jazz Masters.

"Half Shabbos": observing every Shabbat rule, except the use of electricity for texting:

Rabbi have tried to step in, but the kids are just addicted. “When we did take away a phone,” said Rabbi Perton. “The amount of pain the student was in was literally unbearable. The parents would beg and scream because they were getting it at home from their kid and just wanted to end their own misery.”

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