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  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Thursday ready to release new album

     
    New Jersey's rock outfit Thursday returns on April 12 with a new album, No Devolución.  Here's a link to www.SPIN.com's exclusive interview with singer Geoff Rickly and premiere stream of “Magnets Caught in a Metal Heart,...
  • Tennis charity awards grant to Orlando nutrition program

     
    USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that it has awarded 33 grants totaling $420,650 — and one of the winners was Hebni Nutrition Consultants of Orlando, which will use its $15,...
  • Eddie Vedder solo tour to play Chicago Theatre on June 28

     
    Eddie Vedder on ukulele? The Pearl Jam singer has long been a devotee of an instrument that ranks pretty far down on the list of iconic rock ‘n’ roll axes. Now he’s committing his ukulele songs – both originals and......
  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant

    New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant
    If a company dumped the black goop behind a factory, it would violate all sorts of environmental laws and face an expensive hazardous-waste cleanup. But playgrounds, parking lots and driveways in many communities are coated every spring and summer with...
  • Former Slave Lizzy Keckly Subject of Stage Work in Connecticut, Too

    Former Slave Lizzy Keckly Subject of Stage Work in Connecticut, Too
    Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who became a dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln. "They Call Me Lizzy...from Slavery to...
  • Riverfront Park: Celebrating Portland's Famous Brownstone Along The Connecticut River

    Walk along the trails of Portland's Riverfront Park and you will quickly discover just about everything is brown. The paths are brown. The stones — from pebbles to boulders — are brown. The mud is brown. And by the end of the hike, your...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, others join Obama arts education push

    Sarah Jessica Parker, others join Obama arts education push
    The Obama administration has enlisted a handful of prominent screen actors -- including Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard -- to help promote Turnaround Arts, an initiative launched this week to incorporate arts...
  • Faidley's crab cake to compete on Travel Channel sandwich show

    Faidley's crab cake to compete on Travel Channel sandwich show
    Faidley's storied crab cake will compete for the title of best sandwich in America on a new Travel Channel show debuting on June 6. In eleven episodes, "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America" will introduce viewers to 30 iconic sandwiches in 27 cities....
  • Carrie Underwood "Blown Away" Tour Making Stop in Grand Rapids

    Carrie Underwood "Blown Away" Tour Making Stop in Grand Rapids
    Country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced tour dates for her fall North American "The Blown Away Tour." Her tour will include Michigan shows at Van Andel Arena on November 15 in Grand Rapids and The Palace of Auburn Hills on November 25 near...