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  • 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,...
  • Parkland Library wants daydreams to come true

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Indianapolis Public Library, other branches increasing hours

    Indianapolis Public Library, other branches increasing hours
    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...