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  • The Siren's Call: The past is never past

    The Siren's Call: The past is never past
    "The past is never dead," Faulkner famously wrote in "Requiem for a Nun." "It's not even past" — and nothing demonstrates that maxim better than the discovery of a "new" painting by a revered, long-dead artist. Suddenly, it is as if that person...
  • Friday Forecaster: Jose Rojas and His Classmates From IS 61

    Friday Forecaster: Jose Rojas and His Classmates From IS 61
    This week's Friday Forecaster is Jose Rojas, who is an active member of the Weather Club at I.S 61. Jose and his seven classmates from Leonardo da Vinci Intermediate School 61 in Corona, Queens raised $1,200 for Rebound Hounds RESQ, an animal rescue...
  • Where medical masterpieces are made

    Where medical masterpieces are made
    As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle. Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
  • Op-Ed: Gay history is everyone's history

    I was quite surprised to read not one but two columnists attack a new law, the FAIR Education Act, just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. I usually find both columnists quite interesting and agree with most of their viewpoints, especially Dan Kimber's...
  • Allure of Amboise snared even da Vinci

    Allure of Amboise snared even da Vinci
    The Loire River glides gently east to west, officially separating northern from southern France, and has come to define one of France's most popular tourist regions. The region is home to more than 1,000 castles and palaces in all shapes and sizes....
  • Ravens practice, 'Jersey Shore' and more Baltimore faves in 10Spot

    Ravens practice, 'Jersey Shore' and more Baltimore faves in 10Spot
    1. Open Ravens Practice So that 18-day summer training camp that was to be open to the public? Yeah, the Ravens want to make it up to you. They’re hosting an open practice Saturday, with gates open at 9 a.m. followed by practice at 10 (early-ish...
  • What's perplexing about Bubank

    As many of you know, Burbank is celebrating 100 years of its incorporation as a city. There are many things to admire about Burbank, my hometown and the place I’ve lived in nearly all of my life. However, a few things perplex me. For example,...
  • Making the best of a train stop

    Making the best of a train stop
    "America's Great Railroad Stations" Despite the best efforts of numerous government officials and agencies, American train travel is not what it used to be. That's the bad news. The good news is that there still are many people out there who...
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden: Moses Ezekiel statues receive People's Choice Award from Virginia Association of Museums

    Norfolk Botanical Garden: Moses Ezekiel statues receive People's Choice Award from Virginia Association of Museums
    Norfolk Botanical Garden is pleased to announced their nomination to the 2011 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program, a collection of 11 Moses Ezekiel statues, received the “People’s Choice Award” and given an honorable...
  • 'Once-in-a-lifetime' da Vinci exhibit insured for $2 billion

    'Once-in-a-lifetime' da Vinci exhibit insured for $2 billion
    A "once-in-a-lifetime" exhibition of paintings and drawings by Renaissance master Leonardo da VinciĀ  opened in London Wednesday. The show, "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan," at London's National Gallery includes nine of da Vinci's 15...
  • Chalk It Up

    Chalk It Up
    Who would have thought art genius Leonardo da Vinci got his start with plain old chalk. Well the next da Vinci could be right here in Houston. Thanks to the via color street painting festival we may soon find out. These people are art chalking it...