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  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat

    Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat
    Her expressionless mug has been featured on countless toys, not to mention bowling balls, motor oil, a Fender Strat, a pricey Judith Leiber clutch, sanitary napkins and mens underwear. She's inspired a controversial song by Avril Lavigne, works of...
  • Allentown arena to hold free open house

    Can't afford a $100 ticket to see the Eagles open PPL Center on Sept. 12? You'll be able to get an inside look at the jewel of Allentown's downtown revitalization for free the next day. The city and its arts community have scheduled a daylong...
  • Cornell Fine Arts Museum 2014-15 season

     Cornell Fine Arts Museum 2014-15 season
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum has a full slate of exhibits and events for the 2014-15 season. The museum, on the Rollins College campus at 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. If you haven't...
  • Art events Orlando include abstracts at UCF

    Art events Orlando include abstracts at UCF
    Our arts community is so supportive of each other. I love it when organizations combine talent, artists and venues to stage a hybrid event, impossible to achieve by only one of them. The Orlando Museum of Art has done this several times, the most recent...
  • Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago

    Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago
    The challenge in visiting the Art Institute of Chicago is to get beyond the obvious. Easier said than done. You could spend your time cruising from one iconic work to another, from "Nighthawks" to "American Gothic" to a Calder mobile overhead to Renoir'...
  • Artist Miranda July has an app. And it is totally Miranda July

    Artist Miranda July has an app. And it is totally Miranda July
    She's written novels, made films and staged art exhibitions at galleries and biennials. Now Miranda July has her very own smartphone app. Called "Somebody," the app is about getting the real and the virtual to engage in a super crunchy group hug. Send a...
  • Investors offer $4B loan to bankrupt Detroit with art museum as collateral

    DETROIT An investor group offered to loan the City of Detroit as much as $4 billion up from a $2 billion offer in April to help the city pay off creditors, reinvest in services and emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy. But the deal would require the city...