| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Children ages 2 ½ - Kindergarten showed their inner Picasso at the Giving Nest Preschool and Kindergarten Art Gallery, on Saturday, May 19th. Parents and students took a walk down storybook lane throughout the hallways and classrooms, to view the more...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Every now and then, the folks from Apple come into Chicago to show off some new toys.
How can I resist?
We went to get a sneak peek at some of the new games, fitness programs, and eBooks that will be in the Apple App Store soon. You can watch the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The Festival of the Arts gave a sneak peek Monday of the 2012 Pageant of the Masters, "The Genius."
Media gathered around an empty chess set as soldiers marched in the scene for "Waterloo Chess Set," which depicts the epic battle between Emperor Napoleon...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:16 PM
PASADENA — With due deference to Ferraris, cappuccinos and pizza, the city of Pasadena embraced one of Italy’s most famous exports Tuesday morning at city hall.
Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and fellow city dignitaries joined Italian Consul...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:55 AM
“Divine Rivalry,” which had its world premiere at Hartford Stage two years ago, is having a future life, now co-written by Michael Kramer and D.S. Moynihan. (Kramer, a noted journalist, was the solo author when the play was produced in...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:08 AM
When architect and design firm owner Steve Kadlec was asked recently whether bookshelves were becoming obsolete in the iPad age, he wisecracked: "Who reads books? We buy them for pretty!"
He was only half-joking. With digital competition, hardcover books...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Here are some more summer music notes for you to consider. Descanso Gardens is presenting its summer music series on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. called “Music on the Main.” The series features some of the Southland's best jazz artists. The...