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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.
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...

    Study seeks to track factory town's asbestos legacy

    PHILADELPHIA Joe Amento, a lifelong resident of Ambler, Pa., was 53 when he died of a rare cancer with one main cause: exposure to asbestos. He was fine at Christmas 2002. In January, a pain in his side kept him awake at night. He was found to have the...

    Plants used to study ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension

    University of Florida researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the September issue of the journal...

    Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood

    Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood
    A hundred years ago, the Parkway Theater at the corner of North Charles Street and North Avenue was a much admired movie palace and gathering spot for Baltimore's glittering upper crust. But the theater's fortunes declined with those of the surrounding...