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More than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour made its debut just over four months ago, far surpassing officials' expectations for the Exposition Park museum. Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph...
Painter Martin Joseph Hoffman, a Florida native, died last month in Vero Beach at age 77. Hoffman, who died Feb. 5, was both an illustrator and fine artist. In his varied career, he created many illustrations for Playboy magazine and devised the stylish...
Tags: Arts, Fine Arts, Museums, Arts and Culture, Norton Museum of Art
Four local women will present a cooking demonstration Sunday in Ellendale, N.D., called “Let's Dish: Cooking from the Heart.” Attendees will be able to sample the food that's prepared by Kari Nishek, Allison Rademacher, Sonja Bommersbach...
Sharpen your claws, cat owners: NPR caused a bit of a catfight this week with its story on killer kitties, which wasn’t about about lions and tigers. No one is surprised that bird lovers and outside cat owners are often at odds -- the debate crops...
Tags: Entertainment, Pets, Radio, NPR
Not everything was better in the "good old days." That includes tours of historic sites. At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the early 1970s, I recall docents speaking in hushed tones about "Mr. Jefferson," whose house seemed more a showplace for...
Tags: Slavery, Orlando, Travel, Tourism and Leisure, Africa
A recent study by researchers at the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been all over the news recently. The study claims cats kill birds and mammals with abandon, and that trap-neuter-return — the nationally...
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
Soccer UMBC's Adams again one of top assistants in country For the sixth time since 2000, UMBC associate head coach Anthony Adams (Calvert Hall) has been recognized by College Soccer News as one of the top assistant coaches in the nation. The web...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week. Their...
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 50. "I was dumbfounded...
For 50 years the U.S. State Department has been deploying visual art as part of the art of diplomacy, via a program called Art in Embassies. On Friday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will give the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts to five...
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