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  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • Greetings, salutations and a tip of the hat still exist in a time of texting

    Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists. I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
  • Mix history, art in Palm Beach at the Flagler Museum

    Mix history, art in Palm Beach at the Flagler Museum
    If ever a room was aptly named, it's the Grand Hall of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach. The 5,000 square-foot reception hall is adorned with almost every conceivable trapping of Gilded Age splendor: A bust of Caesar Augustus atop a...
  • Seattle's gum wall: Germy wall and a healthy sense of humor

    Seattle's gum wall: Germy wall and a healthy sense of humor
    SEATTLE - This is not a TripAdvisor Top-10 list you want to be on. Runner-up status for world's germiest tourist attraction goes to Seattle's Gum Wall in Post Alley, second only to Ireland's Blarney Stone. It's a form of people's participatory art...
  • Sweeping look at troubled artist

    Sweeping look at troubled artist
    Vincent Van Gogh is an extraordinary artist about whom everything seems to be known. His brilliant work and tragic life, combined with a paper trail of letters to his art-dealer brother, Theo, have made him an irresistible subject for art historians,...
  • John Chamberlain dies at 84; American sculptor

    John Chamberlain dies at 84; American sculptor
    John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84. Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close

    Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close
    This year's Chicago Dancing Festival, which finishes up Saturday with a free extravaganza at the Pritzker Pavilion, has been fun, uplifting, broad and deep. Certainly we've seen a lot of new faces, just as the increase in offerings has also attracted...
  • L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism

    L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism
    In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...
  • Not a five-and-dime operation

    Not a five-and-dime operation
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A French chef selling crepes from a food cart on an Arkansas city street may seem out of place, but business is very good for Crepes Paulette. It's about to get a lot better. The wagon is parked at the head of a scenic path...
  • Bartlett offers vitality and livability

    Bartlett offers vitality and livability
    They wrestle. They race. Tails held high, they welcome newcomers to their play group. Charlie, a Rottweiler, and her Weimaraner buddy, Vincent, are in their glory at Riley's Run dog park. Their masters chat for hours before the pooches collapse, ready for...