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  • When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s

    When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s
    The check-in queue for Southwest Airlines at Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport snaked beyond the restrooms and the elevator leading to baggage claim, clear past the entrance to the Air Train, before making a dogleg that stretched almost to...
  • Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color

    Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color
    Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures. We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
  • Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider

    Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
    On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
     Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Matisse exhibition breaks attendance record at Tate in London

    A recent exhibition devoted to Henri Matisse's cut-outs broke attendance records at the Tate Modern in London, the museum announced Monday. "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" drew 562,622 visitors during its five-month run, making it the most popular...
  • Charities request a piece of the pie

    Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual. Speakers...
  • Boca museum reclaims name, raises profile

    The big pink building on the north end of Mizner Park is hopefully getting a makeover and wants to get noticed. Foot traffic generated by restaurants and the amphitheater outside their front door are not enticing art lovers into the Boca Raton Museum...
  • Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview

    Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview
    A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
  • Joan Erbe, artist

    Joan Erbe, artist
    Joan Erbe, a prolific and successful artist who painted whimsical characters doused with wit and satire, died Aug. 21 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cheswolde resident was 87. "Her art speaks. She was never...
  • 9/11 museum and longing for less divided America

    9/11 museum and longing for less divided America
    When many Americans heard about the opening of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, they had two words: Too soon. But having recently visited the controversial museum, I thought: Not soon enough. It's not that I have any desire to rush history or...
  • At Santa Barbara mission, history is kept alive with daily activities

    At Santa Barbara mission, history is kept alive with daily activities
    Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara 10th mission 1786 This mission, often called Old Mission Santa Barbara, is a hive of activity, with lecture series, Franciscans on the scene, an active museum, extensive archives and gardens. (Its overnight retreat...