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  • Volunteers keep Warrick County Museum running

    A late-1930s wedding dress came into the Warrick County Museum about a month ago, and the volunteers fluttered around the white material. One person tried to figure out how it would be displayed. Another looked at the material from which the dress was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Curtain raised on revamped history museum

    Curtain raised on revamped history museum
    History is back on display in Western Springs. After being closed for six months for building renovations, the Western Springs Historical Society has reopened its exhibit space in the village's historic water tower. Visitors can see items such as...
  • Better than a museum ban: Let's follow selfie stick etiquette

    Better than a museum ban: Let's follow selfie stick etiquette
    Selfies, and increasingly selfie sticks, have become a global addiction, particularly among travelers who want to capture the Eiffel Tower or Taj Mahal without asking a passer-by to snap their photo. Love it or hate it, selfie culture is here to stay....
  • Southern California's Oxnard: Little seaside town with lots to offer

    Tourists know about the treasures found around Los Angeles, but just 65 miles north lies one of the best kept secrets on the West Coast. The little seaside town of Oxnard offers almost everything that you can find in its southern neighbor, but none of the...