| Mar 4, 2012
"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...
| Jun 24, 2011
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...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2011
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....
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:29 PM
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.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:03 PM
"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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:27 AM
A "once-in-a-lifetime" exhibition of paintings and drawings by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci 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...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 3:10 PM
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...