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  • New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food

    New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food
    James Beard doesn’t get to give out all the awards. Not anymore. The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts is launchingĀ a new award to honor a culinary leader.
  • Smithsonian chronicles Rosary High students' research

    Smithsonian chronicles Rosary High students' research
    Rosary High School students in Aurora have done real-world research through the Smithsonian Institution that caught the interest of educators at one of the world’s best-known museums. A Smithsonian film crew is at Rosary High School this week to...

    Maryland Historical Society exhibits works by late Baltimore artist Jacob Glushakow

    Maryland Historical Society exhibits works by late Baltimore artist Jacob Glushakow
    Abandoned rowhouses, their dark windows like unblinking eyes, suggest a line of condemned prisoners awaiting execution by the demolition equipment looming a block away. From across the street, a lone boy witnesses a slice of Baltimore slipping away....

    Historic rug woven by Armenian orphans goes on display at White House

    Historic rug woven by Armenian orphans goes on display at White House
    Lawmakers and members of the Armenian American community gathered in Washington on Tuesday to mark the weeklong display of a historic rug linked to the Armenian genocide, calling it significant for a nation that helped support Armenians during some of...

    Pequot Museum Closes For First-Ever Winter Hiatus

    Pequot Museum Closes For First-Ever Winter Hiatus
    The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is closed for the slow winter season for the first time since opening in 1998. The winter hiatus is another instance of the tribe's tightening its finances as new and expanded gambling venues erode revenue...