| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:28 PM
If you liked last week's tip from Susie Beam about how to make picture frames using empty pasta boxes, we've got great news. The creative Nazareth resident had one more trick to show us that will turn an old T-shirt into a fashionable wardrobe accessory....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The other three living former American Presidents -- Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton -- are all scheduled to show up tomorrow (Thursday) at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After great pain, a formal feeling comes --
-- Emily Dickinson
Before the final chamber music concert of the season at the Clinton Library here in Little Rock, there was a celebratory reception. It should have been a gala evening, but it was the...
| Aug 30, 2013
Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter.
Some of these have more historical credibility than others.
But one that he's earned without question,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:50 PM
My computer's background wallpaper features the beach at Lanikai, which routinely appears on lists of the most beautiful in the world.
My daughter, who lives on Oahu, took us to several beaches on our Hawaiian vacation this summer, but this was my...
| Mar 21, 2010
Despite the rotten economy and a lot of belt tightening in exhibit schedules, Spring 2010 is shaping up to be an usually good season for Hampton Roads and the visual arts. Here are five upcoming shows and events you'll want to put on your "must-see, must-...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:53 PM
This weekend in San Diego is all about flavor-packed foodie discoveries, arts and culture celebrations, and live music in picturesque settings, for a great cause. If Dad is hip to the happenings in San Diego, this is sure to be a Father’s Day your...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ulysses S. Grant had just taken command of the Union army when — in March 1864 — he posed for photographer Mathew Brady.
Yet already — as seen in this evocative portrait at the Chrysler Museum of Art — the weight of conducting a...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 6:53 PM
If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:39 AM
New cash flow has led to new hours at the Indianapolis Public Library. Starting Monday all library branches are increasing their hours to include at least 6 days of service at all branches.
The central library downtown will be open Thursdays again, and...