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  • Museum Presents: 'The History of Diners'

    Museum Presents: 'The History of Diners'
    BRISTOL - How did diners become an American institution? Jenna Carroll, former director of the American Clock and Watch Museum, will answer that question when she present a history of the diner on July 17. Carroll will speak at 7 p.m. at the Bristol...
  • LACMA should stick to the art-museum basics

    To the editor: After reading several articles in The Times last week on plans for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, I feel compelled to question Director Michael Govan and others supporting the museum's ambitious construction plans. ("LACMA, Metro...
  • Pittsburgh billionaire' s will sheds little light on his wealth

    HARRISBURG Penn. (Reuters) - Pittsburgh area billionaire and conservative political activist Richard Mellon Scaife's will has shed little light on the size of his wealth and where it will go. His lawyer confirmed on Sunday the will was filed and made...
  • Elon Musk promises $1 million, Supercharger for New York's Nikola Tesla Museum

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors Earlier this year, Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal, penned a gushing review of his Tesla Model S, and followed it up with a request to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for $8 million to help build a...
  • Art Splash offers fun with masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art

    A dozen kids peer at a painting of two young men. The men, pictured a few steps up on a spiral staircase, peer right back at them. "What do you notice about this painting?" asks Devon Smith, educator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. "It has a real...
  • Bulletin Board

    Sunday Art exhibit reception, Herman Schreiber: A Retrospective, 3-5 p.m., Weisman Delray Community Center, 7091 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Pastel painter Schreiber, was an award-winning member of the Delray Art League who passed away in 1995....
  • Mansions and Millionaires tour showcases Chicago history

     Mansions and Millionaires tour showcases Chicago history
    Put on your walking shoes for a glimpse of old money — literally and figuratively speaking — with the Driehaus Museum's "Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour," an exploration of the historic residences in River North....
  • Harry E. Klages, business owner

    Harry E. Klages, business owner
    Harry E. Klages, a World War II pilot who owned Cathell Bros. & Co. Inc. and was a longtime volunteer with the Friends of Jerusalem Mill, died Monday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 93. The son of Harry E. Klages,...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •The Amish Experience, Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village, Amish farmland and homestead tour, dinner at Plain & Fancy, Oct. 23. $92. Deadline: Sept. 19. Notre Dame 55+ Club, Lynn, 610-252-5638. •Mann Center, Philiadelphia,...
  • New pavilion transforms Franklin Institute

    Generations of children have clambered through the narrow ventricles of the Franklin Institute's Giant Heart, hearing its amplified "lub-dub, lub-dub" beating as they learn about how the heart functions. Now kids can learn about the brain in an...
  • Tom Shillea dazzles with platinum

    There is something especially interesting in the way photographer Tom Shillea presents a full-length portrait of actress Sissy Spacek paired with a photo of a drag queen on top of a piano. He does it again with a portrait of Coretta Scott King. Odd...