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  • Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season

     Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season
    The Crealdé School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (860 pages, $37.50) In this brick of a book, Chicagoan Perlstein has done a jampacked job of chronicling a riveting, portentous...
  • Historic day: Carrier-based drone flies with manned aircraft

    Historic day: Carrier-based drone flies with manned aircraft
    A computer-controlled drone launched, flew and landed alongside a fighter jet during an exercise Sunday off the Virginia coast — proving for the first time that manned and unmanned aircraft can operate together. In tests aboard the Norfolk-based...
  • Mayor meets with residents over E. 26th Street collapse

    Mayor meets with residents over E. 26th Street collapse
    City and CSX Transportation maintenance crews did not do a good job responding to repeated complaints from residents about street damage on the Baltimore block that collapsed in the spring, according to the city's transportation director and a report...
  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Fans' choice: Angels and Dodgers all-time teams

    Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are already in the conversation when Dodger and Angel fans talk about the best pitcher and postition player in the history of their respective teams. But if fans had to choose and All-Star team of the best L.A. Dodgers and...
  • On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

    On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
    Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years. Here,...
  • Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'

    Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'
    With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
  • 'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row

    'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row
    Late in his novel "Your Face in Mine," Jess Row cites a parable attributed to Zhuangzi, a Chinese philosopher from the fourth century BC. "Zhuangzi awoke from dreaming that he was a butterfly," he writes, "… And didn't know whether he was a...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...