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  • Blue Star Museums

    Blue Star Museums
    From Memorial Day through Labor Day, active military, reserve and National Guard members and their families get free admission to more than 2,000 museums — including 40 in Connecticut — through the¬†Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration of...
  • 'Sputnik' flashing ball from Route 66 motel to be preserved

    A "Sputnik"-style advertising ball from the heyday of Route 66 will be preserved in a Springfield museum. Ace Sign Co. installed the blinking satellite at the former Bel-Aire Motel along the fabled highway in the early 1960s. The Springfield motel...
  • More than 2,000 museums offer military families free access

    More than 2,000 museums in all 50 states are again offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer, beginning on Memorial Day. The Blue Star Museums program is being announced Wednesday at the Phillips Collection in...
  • Putting the cart before the horse on the new LACMA?

    To the editor: Tyler Green raises important issues relating to the future of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. ("Will L.A. County give its art the space it's due?," op-ed, May 2) The museum is starting with architectural conclusions before asking...
  • Fort Meade: Son of former POW follows father's adventures to Meade

    Fort Meade: Son of former POW follows father's adventures to Meade
    Although he never uttered a word about Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, Michele Rizi used to reminisce lightheartedly about his service for the Royal Italian Army during World War II. "He never fired a shot and was taken prisoner in Sicily," his son...
  • Louis Vuitton knows what's hot in Palm Springs; check out suggested itinerary

    Louis Vuitton knows what's hot in Palm Springs; check out suggested itinerary
    The Louis Vuitton Cruise show extravaganza in Palm Springs this week provided a cruise of the desert environs, too, which is appropriate considering the 1854 French luxury brand’s beginnings as a maker of high-end travel trunks. Vuitton hosted...
  • Finally, Blues Hall of Fame museum in Memphis gets a home

    Finally, Blues Hall of Fame museum in Memphis gets a home
    For 34 years, blues musicians like the late Lightnin' Hopkins have been honored with induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis. Just one problem: There was no actual hall — no museum packed with artifacts and memorabilia, no place where...
  • Lafayette in Valparaiso to reopen as a one-way street

    VALPARAISO — The section of Lafayette Street that cuts through the expanded Central Park should reopen about May 15 as planned after improvements were made in connection with the park project. Valparaiso Parks Superintendent John Seibert said at...
  • Cuban dictator's legacy lives on in Daytona art collection

    The Cuban art collection at the Museum of Arts & Sciences attracts busloads of Cuban-Americans from South Florida to see an exhibit that chronicles 300 years of Cuban history and culture. For Cubans exiled from their homeland, the art stirs up raw...
  • Letters: Museum staying; Schuh's budget; City bike trail

    Letters: Museum staying; Schuh's budget; City bike trail
    Museum staying In response to a letter (The Capital, May 4), I am writing to assure the author and the public that the Historic Annapolis Museum at 99 Main St. is not being removed. We did recently restructure our space to allow for retail in part...
  • Artists voice objection to Frick museum's expansion

    A group of artists is urging New York City to deny the Frick Collection's proposed expansion, saying it would destroy the museum's intimate character. The Frick is housed in an Upper East Side mansion. The expansion would replace a garden and pavilion...