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  • Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near Iraq

    Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region,...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • NYC ID program starts off with a bang

    A municipal ID program that city officials thought would draw a few hundred thousand people in its first year has been much more popular than anticipated, with New Yorkers waiting hours in line and months for appointments to register. City officials have...
  • Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process

     Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process
    One image feels like confrontation: In Dirk Hagner's woodcut on washi paper, the Austrian painter Egon Schiele appears in stark form — the point of the eyes, the fault lines in the face, the hands entrenched in pockets and a deep shadow running...
  • Social Scene: Food and Wine Festival a Bacchus affair at Virginia Living Museum

    The Virginia Living Museum's 11th Annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festival was a sold-out event for 2015. The Feb. 6 festival raised $73,072 and had more than 650 people attend, said museum spokeswoman Virginia Gabriele. The funds support science...
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences opens branch in rural region

    A state science museum is setting up a smaller version of itself in a small North Carolina community to see if it attracts interested visitors. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1zrI8MP) that the North Carolina Museum of Natural...
  • Richard Lewis, Kevin Pollak playing benefit for comedy landmark

    Richard Lewis, Kevin Pollak playing benefit for comedy landmark
    To raise money for a comedy mecca, Jack Godfrey has recruited Kevin Pollak and Richard Lewis for a fundraiser Friday, Feb. 27, in Fort Lauderdale. The Catskill Mountains, about 100 miles north of New York, were a getaway for Easterners where Milton...
  • Rent Battle: Harrisburg mayor wants Civil War Museum to pay

    Pickett's Charge didn't work. Papenfuse's might not either. Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse says he wants to jack up the National Civil War Museum's rent from $1 to $183,000 this year and gradually increase it to $633,000 per year by 2030. But the...
  • Chicagoing for Feb. 26

    Things to do and see around the city ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016. CHICAGO...
  • Frida Kahlo-Diego Rivera en museo de arte Fort Lauderdale hasta 31 de mayo

    Frida Kahlo-Diego Rivera en museo de arte Fort Lauderdale hasta 31 de mayo
    En el NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, la nueva y ambiciosa exposición de Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera comienza con una pintura que sirve también de broma interna. En la entrada de dos pisos de alta que da paso hacia la galería principal, el primer trabajo...
  • 5 great cities for a weekend escape

    5 great cities for a weekend escape
    Like it or not, wanderlust, the desire to travel and explore new places, often is at odds with reality. Paid time off is a privilege, not a right, in the American workplace. And the latest bank statement can dash dreams of a far-flung getaway. The...