| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads.
| Sep 11, 2013
Charity cookbooks published by Jewish-American groups in all 50 states are a highlight of a new University of Michigan exhibition called "American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution," running through Dec. 8 at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library in Ann...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Two Chicago private school employees are scheming on a thing that's "Sabotage."
Duane Freeman and Mike Ferbrache didn't expect a remake of the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video--which was directed by Spike Jonze in 1994--to get much attention beyond...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When online eyewear purveyor Warby Parker launched its website in February 2010, the goal was simple: to leverage the power of the Web to offer designer-quality eyewear at less than $100 directly to the masses.
Three years later, Warby Parker has sold...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:15 PM
8:30 p.m. July 12 at the Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden. (203) 288-6400, spacelandballroom.com. With The Mountain Movers, Jounce and the Backyard Committee.
7 p.m. July 13 at the Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center Street,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — As 1938 came to a close, painter Edward Hopper was a man on a mission.
Again and again, he would pick up his sketchbook and head for a cluster of New York City movie theaters. Sometimes it was the Republic or the Palace, other times the...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Dr. Seuss kept two secrets under lock and key — his hat and art collections.
Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Mass., he became a household name and national icon for his colorful illustrations and jaunty rhymes. But only his wife Audrey...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A traveling selection of hats, helmets, bonnets and caps once owned by Dr. Seuss makes a SoCal stop at a Laguna Beach art gallery on Friday.
Photo Gallery: 7 things you didn't know about Dr. Seuss
The touring "Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!" exhibit is part...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Once in a while an old photograph pops up, featuring someone who bears a striking resemblance to a person everyone knows. It's happened to Nicolas Cage in the past, leading some to believe he's a vampire. Now it looks like Jay-Z is the one with a...
| May 5, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...