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  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them "quilt drawings" but the drawing itself is made with thread on the surface of her fabric creations. It's a hybrid art form, of sorts, but one that seems to come naturally to Taylor.
  • Bristol-Myers: 2 cancer drugs beat 1 against melanoma

    Giving patients with advanced melanoma two Bristol-Myers drugs that work differently held the deadly skin cancer at bay far longer than just one, though the combination's considerable increase in serious side effects raises concerns about how much...

    The surprisingly simple way Utah solved chronic homelessness

    The surprisingly simple way Utah solved chronic homelessness
    The story of how Utah solved chronic homelessness begins in 2003, inside a cavernous Las Vegas banquet hall populated by droves of suits. The problem at hand was seemingly intractable. The number of chronic homeless had surged since the early 1970s. And...

    Baby boom goes bust in Pennsylvania

    Baby boom goes bust in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania has a baby problem: We're not making enough of them. The state's birthrate was 11 for every 1,000 residents in 2013, according to a report published this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To put that in perspective,...

    The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show

    The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show
    Take a play, a video game and audience participation, and you might end up with The Republic, an interactive experience that organizers are launching in Orlando this spring. During the 90-minute show, audience members make decisions for the actors,...