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  • Timothy Naftali: Nixon's checker

    Timothy Naftali is the kind of learned guy you'd want on your team when you play "Trivial Pursuit" -- a game that, like Naftali, originated in Canada. But for years, his home and his career have been in and about the United States -- books and studies...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • 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-...
  • Marion Co. libraries extending hours in 2012

    Marion Co. libraries extending hours in 2012
    Marion Co. libraries may soon restore their operating hours at 10 locations in 2012.          The libraries had to cut hours after a bidet shortfall in 2010.           In the 2012 budget, the public library is proposing to restore eight hours per week...
  • Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads

    Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads
    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...
  • Museum month spotlights Miami's cultural side

    Museum month spotlights Miami's cultural side
    In case you hadn't noticed, it's getting hot in the Sunshine State — and it's not even summer. That means it's the time of year to take your road trips indoors, with a stop at one of Florida's many interesting — and climate-controlled —...
  • 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...
  • Chrysler Museum explores Civil War images

    Chrysler Museum explores Civil War images
    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...
  • Can't find that prize-winning recipe?

    Can't find that prize-winning recipe?
    (Note: This story contains updated material. Please see below.) Q: I am searching for a recipe that appeared in your paper many years ago. It's called: Rose Lewis' $3,000 third prize Lemon Mustard Chicken. My copy is crumbling and would love to print...
  • Councilor donates four years of salary to Marion County libraries

    Councilor donates four years of salary to Marion County libraries
    Steve Talley said his wife, Donna, loved books. He said his wife especially loved reading books to area children. "Quite often she would come home from work and she would sit down on the step of our home," said Talley. "She would have a bag of books...
  • IUPUI police investigate attempted sexual assault in library bathroom

    IUPUI police investigate attempted sexual assault in library bathroom
    The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Police Department is searching for a sexual battery suspect for an incident that occurred in the campus library Monday morning.  Campus police received a call reporting a man was exposing himself...