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  • History meets the present in Prague

    PRAGUE You learn new English words as a tourist, even when most people around you are speaking Czech. Prior to my recent winter visit to this glorious old city a storybook warren of castles, ancient bridges and cobbled streets, all of which were lucky...
  • Coast Guard Museum Should Boost New London Revival

    Coast Guard Museum Should Boost New London Revival
    Downtown New London once was a marvelously vibrant town center, with movie theaters, bowling alleys (duckpin!), hotels, department stories and restaurants. But — as with many of the state's traditional downtowns — the life began draining out...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $13,844 for Endview Plantation Museum

    The city has budgeted $13,844 for the Endview Plantation Museum this fiscal year. The Endview plantation home served as a Confederate hospital during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign, the city website says. The location attracted bands of Native Americans...
  • Nephew honors Holocaust educator on D.C. museum's wall

    Generations of Highland Park teens have entered adulthood with a better understanding of the Holocaust thanks to longtime educator Joyce Witt, who not only helped integrate Holocaust education into the curriculum at Highland Park High School but also...
  • Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage

    Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage
    By the time he died in 1983, legendary musician Muddy Waters had gained acclaim for a pioneering style of electric blues he first played in clubs on Chicago's South and West sides in the 1940s and '50s. Over the decades, he entertained multitudes,...
  • Salisbury Township planning NYC trip to 9/11 Memorial Museum

    Salisbury Township planning NYC trip to 9/11 Memorial Museum
    Salisbury Township is planning a bus trip to the National September 11 Memorial in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 19. The $75 cost, payable by cash, check or money order, covers a ticket to the memorial museum, followed by a visit to Bryant Park for...
  • Morgan museum in New York appoints new director

    The Morgan Library & Museum has appointed the current head of a San Francisco museum as its new director. Colin Bailey comes from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco where he's been director since 2013. His start date at the Morgan hasn't been...
  • Cuts to free museum days opposed by aldermen

    Cuts to free museum days opposed by aldermen
    Chicago's City Council is jumping into the fray over a state plan to cut in half the number of free days each year at the city's museums, with aldermen set to register their opposition to the idea even as lawmakers amended it and the proposal was sent...
  • Community News for Windsor edition

    Art Slam 2015 WINDSOR - Members of Watkinson School's Vox Wat including Skyler O'Neil of Windsor, participated in Art Slam 2015 at the State Capitol Building on April 7. Art Slam is an annual event, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators...
  • New Britain Industrial Museum's 20th Anniversary

    New Britain Industrial Museum's 20th Anniversary
    NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain Industrial Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary on April 18. Activities begin at 11 a.m. with a sidewalk blacksmith demonstration in front of the museum at 185 Main St. At noon, staff at the 3D printer lab will give...
  • Giacometti sculpture poised to set auction record

    A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record next month at auction where it's estimated to bring $130 million. "Pointing Man," created in 1947, is being offered at Christie's in New York on May 11. The record for a sculpture at...