Calendar, July 30-31

Today ART Open Studio Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p. Full Story
Calendar, July 29-30
Today ART Becket Arts Center "What do I See? Full Story

Calendar, July 28-29
Today ART Bascom Lodge Art talk with gallery owner Leslie Ferrin and artist/curator Julia Morgan-Leamon, 6 p. Full Story

Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones. Full Story
Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

NEW YORK (AP) — He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan shark who shook down borrowers in ritzy Beverly Hills. Full Story
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'Big Bang Theory' production delayed over contract impasse

Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar haven’t agreed on contracts for upcoming season.