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Boston Globe
Motherly love in ‘The First Steps’Motherly love and, to just the right degree, grandmotherly love are the subject
Motherly love in ‘The First Steps’
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
Motherly love and, to just the right degree, grandmotherly love are the subjects of this adorable painting, made in France just a few years before the Revolution. Silk dresses, obviously, play a big role too. The painting, at the Harvard Art... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateIllustrator and children's book writer Leigh Hobbs thinks humorous books have b
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Illustrator and children's book writer Leigh Hobbs thinks humorous books have been underestimated. Photo: Simon Schluter When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set for 6am and only after... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Putnam City teacher takes history lesson outside the boxDisheartened when his wife and children were sold to a plantation in another st
Putnam City teacher takes history lesson outside the box
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
Disheartened when his wife and children were sold to a plantation in another state, a determined slave found an imaginative way to break free from bondage. In 1849, Henry Brown hid inside a wooden crate labeled “dry goods” and had himself shipped... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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The Young Witness
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Western Advocate
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Manning River Times
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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The North West Star
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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The Border Mail
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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The Courier
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateThe creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible H
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The creator of such subversive characters as Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet has been named as the next Australian Children's Laureate. When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set... Read more
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The Age
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's LaureateIllustrator and children's book writer Leigh Hobbs thinks humorous books have b
Artist and author Leigh Hobbs named as new Australian Children's Laureate
The Age / Posted yesterday
Illustrator and children's book writer Leigh Hobbs thinks humorous books have been underestimated. Photo: Simon Schluter When Leigh Hobbs was a little boy, his father gave him an alarm clock. The deal was that it would be set for 6am and only after... Read more
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examiner.com
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopenOn a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of th
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopen
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
On a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of the ladies who conspicuously lunch, Christian Boyens, the general manager of the Ritz in Paris and its communications director, Anne Benichou, were in town for just a day to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Parisian pressure cooker: life in the kitchen for Michelin-starred Hélène DarrozeThe world’s best female chef receives me in the tiny, cupboard-like office from
Parisian pressure cooker: life in the kitchen for Michelin-starred Hélène Darroze
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
The world’s best female chef receives me in the tiny, cupboard-like office from which she surveys the kitchen of “Hélène Darroze,” the Paris restaurant that bears her name. Framed photographs cover the wall: the restaurant’s opening in 1999; Darroze... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Oscar predictions 2016: It's Alejandro Inarritu vs. George Miller for best directorThe 88th Academy Awards are just a few weeks away. In the second of our weekly
Oscar predictions 2016: It's Alejandro Inarritu vs. George Miller for best director
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The 88th Academy Awards are just a few weeks away. In the second of our weekly surveys of the major categories, we examine the best director category. Even though 19 men have won at least two Oscars as best director over the course of their careers,... Read more
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Scotsman
Joe Wilson: Welcoming National Museum of Scotland’s piazza with open arms The National Museum of Scotland in 2011. It will undergo another major refurbi
Joe Wilson: Welcoming National Museum of Scotland’s piazza with open arms
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
The National Museum of Scotland in 2011. It will undergo another major refurbishment that will see a piazza built at the front of the museum entrance. Picture: Jane... Read more
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USA Today
The ultimate guide to what's free in EuropeWhen you're sightseeing, there are things you don't mind paying for, and then t
The ultimate guide to what's free in Europe
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
When you're sightseeing, there are things you don't mind paying for, and then there's this list — the things you don't have to pay for at all. Museums: For free museums in Amsterdam, there's the Civic Guard Gallery and the Multatuli Museum, which... Read more
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Artvoice
Giving Thanks To The BenefactorAn installation view from A Tribute to Gavid K. Anderson at UB Anderson Gallery
Giving Thanks To The Benefactor
Artvoice / Posted 4 days ago
An installation view from A Tribute to Gavid K. Anderson at UB Anderson Gallery The current UB Anderson Gallery exhibit is a tribute to eponymous benefactor David Anderson, who gave the university the art in the show as well as the gallery itself,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Super-practices: Transport and urban planningFebruary 4, 2016 10:58 pm SUMMER studies in Tokyo brought me to “one of the wo
Super-practices: Transport and urban planning
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
February 4, 2016 10:58 pm SUMMER studies in Tokyo brought me to “one of the world’s most efficient public transportation systems. Spotless, quiet and nearly always on time,” Tokyo’s network of buses,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend CalendarEvents are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKA
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Super Sunday Free Family Fun Day, noon-3 p.m. Feb. 14. , William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Admiration, Feb.... Read more
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The Courier
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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The Young Witness
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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Western Advocate
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
9 related stories
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Manning River Times
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
9 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
9 related stories
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The North West Star
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
9 related stories
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Daily Liberal
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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The Border Mail
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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Eu Business
France and Netherlands seal historic EUR 160m Rembrandt purchase — EU(PARIS) - France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring tw
France and Netherlands seal historic EUR 160m Rembrandt purchase — EU
Eu Business / Posted 7 days ago
(PARIS) - France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring two large Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros ($174 million), the French culture ministry announced. The agreement, signed by French culture minister Fleur Pellerin... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Two Rembrandt portraits presented to the media at the Louvre before France and the Netherlands signed a final agreement on their purchase France and the Netherlands have jointly bought the portraits of Maerten Soolm
Two Rembrandt portraits presented to the media at the Louvre before France and the Netherlands signed a final agreement on their purchase
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
France and the Netherlands have jointly bought the portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, painted by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
France, Netherlands jointly buy Rembrandt portraits in historic dealFrance and Netherlands jointly buy Rembrandt portraits in historic $245-million
France, Netherlands jointly buy Rembrandt portraits in historic deal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
France and Netherlands jointly buy Rembrandt portraits in historic $245-million deal France and the Netherlands have signed a historic deal, acquiring two large Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros ($245 million). The two nations acquired the... Read more
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Eu Business
France and Netherlands seal historic 160 mn euro Rembrandt purchase — EU(PARIS) - France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring tw
France and Netherlands seal historic 160 mn euro Rembrandt purchase — EU
Eu Business / Posted 7 days ago
(PARIS) - France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring two large Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros ($174 million), the French culture ministry announced. The agreement, signed by French culture minister Fleur Pellerin... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hundreds of looted antiquities uncovered in SwitzerlandHundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarco
Hundreds of looted antiquities uncovered in Switzerland
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland Specialist Italian police found 45 crates of 'priceless treasures' in Geneva They included ancient mosaics, sarcophagi and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Looted treasures from ancient Rome 'could be linked to London art dealer'They were being stored under a false name, but are thought to belong to Symes,
Looted treasures from ancient Rome 'could be linked to London art dealer'
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
They were being stored under a false name, but are thought to belong to Symes, Il Messaggero newspaper reported. Photographs of them had been among thousands found in the possession of an Italian policeman, found dead in mysterious circumstances in... Read more
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Christian Today
Christian scholar claims 'shocking similarity' between biblical 'antichrist' and Muslim messiah called the 'Mahdi''The Last Judgement,' a painting by Jean Cousin whose date is unknown but was e
Christian scholar claims 'shocking similarity' between biblical 'antichrist' and Muslim messiah called the 'Mahdi'
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
'The Last Judgement,' a painting by Jean Cousin whose date is unknown but was engraved in 1615 and is on exhibit at The Louvre in Paris, France. An Egyptian-born Christian scholar and writer has claimed to have found a "shocking similarity" between... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French protesters call for end to state of emergencyPARIS: Several thousand people marched in French cities on Saturday to protest
French protesters call for end to state of emergency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS: Several thousand people marched in French cities on Saturday to protest against a state of emergency introduced after November's attacks in Paris and a proposed nationality-stripping law that led France's justice minister to quit this... Read more
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Reuters
French protesters call for end to state of emergencyAn armed French soldier patrols in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Fran
French protesters call for end to state of emergency
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
An armed French soldier patrols in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, in this picture taken on December 24, 2015, as a security alert continued following the November shooting attacks in the French capital. A French Legionnaire holds... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French protesters call for end to state of emergencyPARIS: Several thousand people marched in French cities on Saturday to protest
French protesters call for end to state of emergency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS: Several thousand people marched in French cities on Saturday to protest against a state of emergency introduced after November's attacks in Paris and a proposed nationality-stripping law that led France's justice minister to quit this... Read more
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Artvoice
7 Fascinating Ways to Get a History Lesson Outside of the ClassroomCanada's Museum of Civilization The story of man is fascinating, but sometimes
7 Fascinating Ways to Get a History Lesson Outside of the Classroom
Artvoice / Posted 10 days ago
Canada's Museum of Civilization The story of man is fascinating, but sometimes sitting in a history class doesn’t really give you the full effect. Immersing yourself and seeing tangible pieces of history provides a real connection to our past and a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How to escape a frenetic city without leavingThey offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities
How to escape a frenetic city without leaving
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
They offer calm amid chaos, fresh air among the fumes - the world's big cities owe a lot to their parks. I've been in Tokyo this week, staying in the new Aman Tokyo, which, happily for me, is only a few minutes walk from the East Gardens of the... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Art for Dope’s sakeBeauty, they say, is in the eyes of the beholder, and who am I to rebut it. Ta
Art for Dope’s sake
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
Beauty, they say, is in the eyes of the beholder, and who am I to rebut it. Take the "Mona Lisa" ... please. I first saw it in a textbook when I was in sixth grade. Miss Pattinson told us what page to turn to and then held up her copy for us to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend CalendarEvents are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKA
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Architecture and Design Network lecture: "Agree to Disagree," Neil Denari, 6 p.m. Tuesday. "Paul Signac... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
You Can Now Periscope Straight From Your GoPro CameraMuch like Periscope's last update, which saw streams embed directly into tweets
You Can Now Periscope Straight From Your GoPro Camera
Popular Science Australia / Posted 12 days ago
Much like Periscope's last update, which saw streams embed directly into tweets, GoPro streaming is only available on iOS devices for now. But it will eventually be coming to Android users as well. In order to use the new capability, simply update... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theftTHINKING of putting together a small team to steal the Mona Lisa from the Louvr
In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
THINKING of putting together a small team to steal the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in Paris? A word before you do - it probably isn't worth it. It’s not just that fact that when it was stolen in 1911 by an Italian who worked at the Louvre, he was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Carnival of hearts, history, footballFebruary is the year's shortest month, but leap year makes this February a day
Carnival of hearts, history, football
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
February is the year's shortest month, but leap year makes this February a day longer than usual -- 29 days in which to celebrate all things numbered 29: Roman numeral XXIX, 29; the atomic number of copper, 29; Lady Gaga, 29; two dozen and five extra... Read more
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