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  • Winged guinea pigs to be created in Hampden taxidermy class

    Winged guinea pigs to be created in Hampden taxidermy class
    Pigs will soon fly in Hampden. Guinea pigs, that is. Bazaar, purveyors of "oddities and curiosities" on Chestnut Avenue, will be offering a six-hour class in taxidermy on Jan. 19. During the class -- which is taught by renowned taxidermist Katie...
  • (Guinea) pigs to fly in Hampden

    Pigs will soon fly in Hampden. Guinea pigs, that is. Bazaar, purveyors of "oddities and curiosities" on Chestnut Avenue, will be offering a six-hour class in "fantasy creatures taxidermy" on Jan. 19. During the class — taught by renowned...
  • White wine in winter: LIOCO's 'Winter Whites' gift box

    White wine in winter: LIOCO's 'Winter Whites' gift box
    Need a quick gift for a wine and food lover? LIOCO, the highly lauded Sonoma winery founded by former Spago sommelier Kevin O’Connor and fellow wine aficionado Matt Licklider, has put together a gift box that’s impressive without costing the...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist
    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101

    Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101
    Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea as West Africa braces against the spread of Ebola virus disease. The World Health Organization, which says the outbreak is presenting the toughest public health challenge in four years, has not recommended...
  • Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard

    Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard
    Two men, from two of America's pre-eminent families — the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts — are at the center of two new books set in exotic locales, one a novel, the other nonfiction. In "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism,...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • Humane society gets cold feet and postpones Valentine's Day pet wedding

    Humane society gets cold feet and postpones Valentine's Day pet wedding
    Apparently it's not a nice day for a white wedding. The Baltimore Humane Society was hoping Chico and TeTe — an adoptable dog and cat — and Aladdin and Jasmine — two adoptable guinea pigs — would be "married" Friday for its...
  • Baring a hidden Pasadena gem

    Baring a hidden Pasadena gem
    Pacific Asia Museum, celebrating its 40th anniversary in Pasadena, may be one of the most overlooked cultural resources in Southern California. “People call it a ‘hidden gem,’" said Executive Director Charles Mason. Yet this Chinese-...
  • Taking a whirlwind tour through foreign texts

    July kicks off with an Independence Day celebration, so it is easy to associate the whole month with all things American. Why not break the mold this summer? Choose one of these works of foreign fiction to finish off your July with an international flair....