German state returns human bones stolen from Hawaii caves

Na Pali Coast — Nā Pali Coast State Park, Kauai, Hawaii. Photo by Jeff Kubina, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license


BERLIN (AP) – The eastern German state of Saxony says it is returning human bones that were stolen from burial caves in Hawaii during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Rock’s greatest hits appear in Jasper52 poster auction Oct. 28

1994 Rolling Stones poster, Harry Rossit and Peter Barsotti for Bill Graham Presents, 18in. x 28in. Estimate: $100-$200. Jasper52 image


NEW YORK – An all-star revue of original psychedelic rock ’n’ roll posters – more than 100 items from the 1960s up to the turn of the century – will be sold in an online auction on Saturday, Oct. 28, by Jasper52. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Court weighs whether graffiti mecca 5Pointz was protected by law

Example of graffiti at 5Pointz. Photo by Kelsey Savage Hays


NEW YORK (AP) – For two decades, Jerry Wolkoff let graffiti artists use his crumbling Queens warehouse complex as a canvas for their vibrant works. Artists gave the spot the name “5Pointz” — a place where all five New York City boroughs come together — but painters traveled from as far as Japan and Brazil to tag, bomb and burn at what became a graffiti mecca and a tourist destination.

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Charleston Estate Auctions to hold colorful fall sale Oct. 29

Late 19th-century pair of carved Chinese red jade nephrite mythical pixiu. Each measures 10in. x 3½in. x 8in. Charleston Estate Auctions image


CHARLESTON, S.C – Charleston Estate Auctions will present the fall auction event – a live online auction to be held on Sunday, Oct. 29 in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. The auction offers notable and rare items from well-known Charleston and Southern collections. Registration and absentee bidding is now available on LiveAuctioneers, and the auction will go live Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern time.

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