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  • The Liberty Bell, Civil Rights and Pip the Mouse

    So, what does the rodent mascot of a defunct department store have to do with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s? Almost nothing — unless you're from Allentown, where Pip the Mouse's ringing of the replica Liberty Bell has become as much a...
  • Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI

    Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI
    CroisiEurope, Europe’s largest river cruise operator, is honoring the 100th anniversary of World War I with a tour on waterways through Belgium and France. The seven-day itinerary begins in Ostend, Belgium, with stops at the quaint city of Bruges;...
  • Hey, readers: Tell me where to go

    Hey, readers: Tell me where to go
    Judging from reader emails, my 2003 Ford Mustang might be more popular than I am. The unofficial car of the Postcards From Florida column has received plenty of praise for its supporting role in road trips such as a recent excursion on the historic Fort...
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The New Children's Museum Is Repeat Winner of Astronomy Day Award

    The New Children's Museum in West Hartford is excited to announce that for the second year in a row, it is the recipient of the 2014 Astronomy Day Award for Small Metropolitan Areas. Astronomy Day 2014 was held on May 10, and this year's theme at The New...
  • Four cultural ways to celebrate July 4 in Los Angeles

    Four cultural ways to celebrate July 4 in Los Angeles
    The Fourth of July offers a number of opportunities to celebrate U.S. independence in a cultural setting -- the grounds of an art museum, perhaps, or the outdoor ambiance of a classical orchestra. Here are four local ways to observe this year's July 4....
  • Lucas museum is a great opportunity for city's art students

    Regarding the George Lucas museum and speaking as an artist, art teacher and lifelong resident of Chicago, I think it's high time Chicago gets a venue that houses one of this country's great culture treasures. Up until now, if one wanted to see the...
  • Dario Escobar plays it too safe at Craft & Folk Art Museum

    Dario Escobar plays it too safe at Craft & Folk Art Museum
    Dario Escobar's site-specific installation at the Craft & Folk Art Museum begins as a gentle lure on the stairway leading up to the second-floor gallery. Red plastic bicycle reflectors, each an arc about 9 inches long, are mounted on the wall and linked...
  • Industrial museum and Lehigh U. fighting over trust fund

    Bethlehem Steel may have ended more than a decade ago, but a $5.5 million trust fund left behind is now at the center of a fight between the embattled National Museum of Industrial History and Lehigh University. On one side, Lehigh officials want the...
  • Chrysler Museum names new director

    Chrysler Museum names new director
    The Chrysler Museum of Art has selected Erik H. Neil as its next director. Neil, 50, is director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, where he has served since 2010. “Erik Neil comes to us with a strong sense of the essential role a...
  • World War II - a North Carolina perspective

    World War II - a North Carolina perspective
    Author Kevin P. Duffus presents War Zone: World War II Off the North Carolina Coast as part of the Hampton History Museum's Port Hampton Lecture series on Monday at 7 p.m. The book recounts the German U-boat menace that ventured far too close for...