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  • Connecticut congressional effort proposes Coast Guard coin

    Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are again proposing a commemorative coin to help fund a National Coast Guard Museum in New London. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney announced their renewed effort Friday....
  • Last 2 Raiders giving congressional medal to Ohio museum

    And then there were two. Although most of the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" beat long odds 73 years ago, surviving anti-aircraft fire, crashed planes and vengeful Japanese soldiers, time has been taking its own toll. Since their 70th anniversary reunion at...
  • Nine best bets for spring art shows this year in Hampton Roads

    The spring art season started fast and hard in Hampton Roads this year — and only promises to grow stronger. Here are nine best bets to put on your calendar: "Chihuly in the Garden." Through June 7, Chrysler Museum of Art. Studio-glass pioneer...
  • Lots of different ways to go 'camping' this summer

    Lots of different ways to go 'camping' this summer
    If your idea of "summer camp" immediately conjures images of cabins, sing-alongs and archery ranges, you need to open your mind. Those camps still exist, of course. But these days there are all sorts of half-day and full-day summer camps on the...
  • L.A. museums sign on to 'China Ready' program in bid to draw tourists

     L.A. museums sign on to 'China Ready' program in bid to draw tourists
    Milly Wu marched through the J. Paul Getty Museum's galleries of 19th century European paintings, stopping just long enough to frame Monets, Manets and, of course, Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" with her smartphone camera. With a series of clicks,...
  • Authors Janet Fitch, Cynthia Bond share admiration for each other's work

     Authors Janet Fitch, Cynthia Bond share admiration for each other's work
    Writing is like 'running a marathon with a constantly shifting finish line': Cynthia Bond There are many things Janet Fitch and Cynthia Bond share: The L.A.-based authors both write novels with complicated characters in difficult situations, and Oprah...
  • Director Peter Jackson unveils WWI exhibition in New Zealand

    Taking a break from filmmaking, Peter Jackson has created a museum exhibition he hopes will broaden people's perception of World War I from monochrome to color. The first stage of the Great War Exhibition he unveiled Friday in Wellington features large...
  • Community News for East Hartford edition

    Mayor presented with 2014 Most Improved Award for East Hartford Golf Club EAST HARTFORD – At the Town Council Meeting Tuesday, April 8, Mayor Marcia A. Leclerc was presented with the "Most Improved Golf Course" award for 2014 from Billy Casper Golf...
  • Artist has love for rusted and distressed

    Artist has love for rusted and distressed
    Domenick Naccarato paints the things in life you might otherwise ignore. Rusted elbow pipes, water gauges and ventilation screens — the things you might find abandoned in an alley — are all noticed by Naccarato because he finds beauty in them....
  • Thumbs up [Editorial]

    Thumbs up: A crowd of more than 150 people, carrying signs that read "Break the Silence," "Love Should Not Hurt" and "Put Yourself in Her Shoes," walked through downtown Westminster April 11 to raise awareness about issues of sexual assault and rape,...
  • Why Rosamund Felsen left Santa Monica for downtown's industrial arts district

    Why Rosamund Felsen left Santa Monica for downtown's industrial arts district
    There are a lot of reasons that longtime L.A. gallerist Rosamund Felsen is in love with her new exhibition space in downtown Los Angeles. There is the light, a soft, filtered glow that pours down from the skylights onto a series of bright abstractions...