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  • Ann Stepan, former legislator and 43rd Ward committeeman, dies at 71

    Ann Stepan entered politics as an extension of her passion for social justice and rose up to become a powerful North Side Democratic committeeman and then an Illinois state representative who was instrumental in shepherding a law protecting the public...
  • Santa Monica couple visiting Nepal reported missing after deadly quake

    It was a typical trip to Nepal for A. Michelle Page. The Santa Monica resident planned to collect portraits of dogs, cats, horses and rabbits by local artists and commission more Nepalese artwork that she would sell to American pet lovers. She and her...
  • Review: A beguiling, gratifying evening of music from ICE

    Review: A beguiling, gratifying evening of music from ICE
    Not everyday does an extended introduction to a composer prove as unusual and immediately gratifying as the one the International Contemporary Ensemble gave Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The program had three recent pieces by Anna...
  • My Time: Students show off their creative side at 'Support Art!'

    My Time: Students show off their creative side at 'Support Art!'
    On March 25, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Annapolis hosted "Support Art!," an initiative to provide local schools with much needed classroom art supplies. The program partered with the Annapolis Middle School, giving the students a change to showcase...
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: Allentown Art Museum celebrates spring at black-tie gala

    Spring has sprung for sure when the City of Allentown turns on the fountain in the Arts Park at Fifth and Court Streets. Another sign is a long line of cars being valeted across the street as guests arrive for the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh...
  • Lehigh Valley events: Save the dates

    RED SHOE LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW: Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE) holds its first Red Shoe Luncheon and Fashion Show at SteelStacks May 1. The event includes awarding of theBusinesswoman of the Year for the Lehigh...
  • Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance

    Allentown's Jazzfest: A soundtrack for the city's renaissance
    The way Bryan Tuk sees it, Allentown's new JazzFest could never have happened without the makeover of the city's downtown in the past year. The new six-day, 16-performance, eight-venue celebration of America's indigenous music form, which kicks off...
  • Jim Powers retires as Virginia Choral Society's artistic director

    Jim Powers retires as Virginia Choral Society's artistic director
    The Virginia Choral Society is losing its long-time artistic director with the retirement of Jim Powers. His final performances will be conducting the May 1-3 concerts that close the current season. Powers, 65, has served as the choral group's musical...
  • Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community

    Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community
    Victor Funderburk had never seen a play until his freshman year at the University of Connecticut. He doesn't remember what that play was, but he does remember thinking how he might have improved the student production. "I sat there saying, wow, this...
  • Lynne Williamson Is A Protector of Ethnic Cultural Heritage

    Lynne Williamson Is A Protector of Ethnic Cultural Heritage
    Lynne Williamson is really good at making a pest of herself. It's part of her job. Williamson goes to ethnic restaurants and asks the workers who the artists are in their community. She goes to celebrations and hangs around in the background taking...
  • Book looks at little-known female artists in Mount Vernon

    Book looks at little-known female artists in Mount Vernon
    Retired architect and collector Allen C. Abend has uncovered a group of 16 little-known Baltimore women artists who painted and sketched here about a century ago. Blessed with time and patience, he has just published his own book, "Baltimore's Forgotten...