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  • Boca Children's Museum to get new look

    The popular Breakfast with Santa event is still on in December. But the new managers of the Boca Raton Children's Museum will upgrade exhibits to appeal to today's children and rent out part of the newest building for income. A tenant is being...
  • Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage

    Late bluesman Muddy Waters at center of legal dispute in DuPage
    By the time he died in 1983, legendary musician Muddy Waters had gained acclaim for a pioneering style of electric blues he first played in clubs on Chicago's South and West sides in the 1940s and '50s. Over the decades, he entertained multitudes,...
  • Who's Shannon Plumb?

    Who's Shannon Plumb?
    Next week, the Boca Raton Museum of Art will greet visitors with a cast of bizarre characters. In a video projected against a wall near the entrance, a model on a catwalk flaunts the latest fashion: a vest and headdress made of paper towels. The model...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Academy of the Holy Family event BALTIC – A Spring Craft Fair, featuring handmade craft items, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., outdoors under tents, weather permitting, at the Academy of the Holy Family, 54 West Main St....
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Farmers Market subscription plan PUTNAM - The Northeast Connecticut Farmers Market subscription plan is now available. An upfront fee buys a weekly share of fruits and vegetables from several of our farmers. The plan offers not only what one farm is...
  • Community News for Windsor edition

    Art Slam 2015 WINDSOR - Members of Watkinson School's Vox Wat including Skyler O'Neil of Windsor, participated in Art Slam 2015 at the State Capitol Building on April 7. Art Slam is an annual event, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators...
  • New Britain Industrial Museum's 20th Anniversary

    New Britain Industrial Museum's 20th Anniversary
    NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain Industrial Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary on April 18. Activities begin at 11 a.m. with a sidewalk blacksmith demonstration in front of the museum at 185 Main St. At noon, staff at the 3D printer lab will give...
  • Giacometti sculpture poised to set auction record

    A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record next month at auction where it's estimated to bring $130 million. "Pointing Man," created in 1947, is being offered at Christie's in New York on May 11. The record for a sculpture at...
  • Luis Alberto Urrea on new poetry, short story collections

    Luis Alberto Urrea on new poetry, short story collections
    The Chicago-area writer Luis Alberto Urrea is a literary jack-of-all-trades, publishing novels, short stories, nonfiction and poetry with success in all these modes. His nonfiction book about Mexican immigrants in Arizona, "The Devil's Highway" (2004),...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BREVARD ZOO: railroad and "Paws...
  • A new vision for St. Louis' Gateway Arch comes into focus

    ST. LOUIS To get Vern Remiger talking, mention the Gateway Arch. Ask a question, and Remiger paints a word picture of the monument and grounds as they'll look when all the work is done in 2017. His firm, St. Louis-based Remiger Design, is coordinating...