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  • Coachella, Lollapalooza outlaw selfie sticks

    Coachella, Lollapalooza outlaw selfie sticks
    Want a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza this year? Go for it -- but just make sure to ditch the selfie stick. Both music festivals have updated their FAQ pages to reflect policies that prohibit the camera-mount stick that extends the selfie range...
  • Living Legends series will feature key founder

    The Eustis Historical Museum will present Living Legends of Lake County series featuring Deborah Carpenter, one of the founders of the Bay Street Players, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in downtown Eustis. The Bay Street Players...
  • Yuma motor court is a link to car travel's early days

    Yuma motor court is a link to car travel's early days
    A museum located about 20 feet or, more precisely, 17 Nike Zoom Elite paces from my motel room door? Now that's convenience. It's a perk you get for staying at the Historic Coronado Motor Hotel (yes, "historic" is part of its official name) on Fourth...
  • New Britain Museum of American Art Birthday Party

    New Britain Museum of American Art Birthday Party
    It's The New Britain Museum of American Art's 112th birthday, which means family fun and free admission Saturday, April 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities include hands-on art projects from 1 to 4 p.m. and children's author readings at 3 and 3:30 p.m. The...
  • EXCHANGE: Peoria museum offers look at engineering

    Staring at a dusty terrain ahead, sloping with muddy hills and peppered with trees, Brendan Patterson gripped the wheel of his dozer and prepared to charge forward. The 11-year-old from East Peoria may not be old enough to legally drive, but...
  • Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votes

    Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia held dueling rallies and both made appearances before an African-American women’s convention Saturday as they scour the city for votes ahead of the April 7 runoff election....
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: DeSales gala takes guests 'round the world

    Lehigh Valley Scene: DeSales gala takes guests 'round the world
    Attendees at DeSales University's 34th annual dinner dance went around the world on March 21 — and without ever having to leave campus. The event, titled "Around the World in 80 Days," took place in a lavishly decorated Billera Hall, where...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •"Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, lunch at Shady Maple, June 2. $95. St. Francis of Assisi Church, Stephanie, 610-433-6102. •Nightscapes, Longwood Gardens, Aug. 21. $60. "Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, Oct. 7. The "Platters"...
  • Famous St. John's alum Ahmet Ertegun's collection 'comes home'

    For nearly two decades, the Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College has showcased major exhibits such as "The Inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci" and "The Art of Still Life" from the Baltimore Museum of Art. Known for displaying thought-provoking artwork,...
  • Charles Dickens' desk to go on permanent display at museum

    They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public. London's Dickens Museum has received a 780,000 pound ($1.2 million) grant from a government-backed...
  • Gun owned by agent who toppled Capone headed to Vegas museum

    The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar." Except this Smith & Wesson .38 special has real-life stories to...