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  • Goodbye, Mrs. Vines

    Not long after we moved to Emmaus, we discovered Martha Vines. She was the children's librarian at the borough library, and it was immediately obvious that she had been put on Earth to be this very thing. It is a rare combination of patience and passion...
  • William Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebrated at Newberry Library

    William Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebrated at Newberry Library
    Celebrating Shakespeare's birth makes more sense than marking his death. The birth, 450 years ago next week, started something unceasing, an industry of Shakespeare performances, publications and scholarship, in addition to the inspiration and wisdom...
  • No state funds for Obama library

    No state funds for Obama library
    By any reasonable standard, Barack Obama's presidential library ought to be in Chicago, where he lived most of his adult life and undertook his political career, not New York or Honolulu. But if the price to Illinois taxpayers is going to be $100 million,...
  • Save On Mother's Day Gifts

    Save On Mother's Day Gifts
    Mother's Dayis just ahead on May 13. Get deals on gifts at area sales. Artist Karen Rossi, known for metal work, holds an open house Saturday, April 14, at her studio, 60 Estey Road in Norfolk, with specials on a range of merchandise. Hours are 1 to 4 p....
  • Scissors turn old T-shirt into beachwear

    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....
  • Dubya's library opens debate about presidential record

    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...
  • Simple gifts, or: Boston in Little Rock

    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...
  • From Nazis to Lincoln, from World's Fair to bees

    From Nazis to Lincoln,  from World's Fair to bees
    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...
  • Logging family time with Lincoln

    Logging family time with Lincoln
    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,...
  • 2010 Spring Season: 5 Upcoming art exhibits in Hampton Roads

    2010 Spring Season: 5 Upcoming art exhibits in Hampton Roads
    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-...
  • Weekend Preview: Top five San Diego events v 2

    Weekend Preview: Top five San Diego events v 2
    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...