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  • It's in Hampton's budget: $110,039 for history museum programs, exhibits

    The Hampton History Museum regularly creates new exhibitions and schedules new programs to create an experiences that provides "context to the national historical narrative and current issues," according to the city's 2016 fiscal year budget. The museum...
  • B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legend

    Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. Performers this year include a country...
  • Beverly Heritage Center cuts ribbon; celebrates opening

    After more than 12 years, construction is complete at a local museum dedicated to the preservation of regional culture and history. The Beverly Heritage Center hosted guests for a ribbon cutting, after-hours reception and celebration at the museum on...
  • What to do with your summer vacation

    What to do with your summer vacation
    With Memorial Day weekend kicking off the summer vacation season, Carroll families and residents are starting to plan their trips and activities while the weather is hot. While Ocean City, Washington, D.C. and Disney World remain popular destinations,...
  • Syrian official: Islamic State militants in Palmyra's museum

    Islamic State fighters broke into the museum of Palmyra, though a Syrian official said its artifacts have been removed and are safe while the U.S.-led coalition conducted airstrikes on the group's installations near the captured ancient town — the...
  • Indian craftsmen at Connecticut museum to build giant canoe

    A slow burn could create some buzz for the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, which reopened on May 15 after a five-month hiatus. Out behind the museum's main building, on the "farmstead," Indian craftsmen are turning a massive, 36-foot...
  • Florida attractions in June: A circus, dragons, dinosaurs and butterflies

    Florida attractions in June: A circus, dragons, dinosaurs and butterflies
    Whether it's circus performers, hundreds of fluttering butterflies or animatronic dinosaurs, there's something to delight everyone when it comes to new Florida attractions for the month of June. Summer Circus Spectacular at The Ringling World-class...
  • Bell, Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Bell, Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated from in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, who was...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Air Show, Atlantic City, Sept. 2. $55. "Social Security," Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Sept. 22. $73.50. Sears Retirees, 610-434-7750. •Dean Martin and Marilyn Monroe tribute, Mount Airy, buffet, June 15. $63. Barry Manilow...
  • Streetcars shaped the modern Peninsula

     Streetcars shaped the modern Peninsula
    Before the Peninsula's first electric streetcars began operating in the late 1800s, the process of getting from one locality to another was — especially by modern standards — painfully slow. Those who couldn't travel by boat had to go by...
  • 'Cultural feeding frenzy': Art world descends on Cuba for Havana Biennial

    Rosa Lowinger has been getting the invitations at a rate of two a day. The Los Angeles-based sculpture conservator, who writes frequently on Cuba and leads art and architectural tours of the country, is in the Cuban capital for the opening of the latest...