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UNESCO Remembers the Alamo as One of New World Heritage Sites

UNESCO Remembers the Alamo as One of New World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) remembers The Alamo and other Spanish missions in the San Antonio, Texas, region on Sunday as one of the new World Heritage sites. The missions (Concepción, San Juan. San Jose, Espada and The Alamo, which was actually a mission) were among 10 sites named this weekend. […]

Florence City Celebrated July 4th Like It Was 1776

Florence City Celebrated July 4th Like It Was 1776

“The American Flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each Patriotic Warrior who died protecting it.” With these memorable lines etched on the stone as one enters the Oregon Coast Military Museum, the patriotic feeling is overwhelming. This July 4th, the coastal city of Florence Oregon, […]

Misty Copeland Leaps Over Barriers to Become Principal at ABT

Misty Copeland Leaps Over Barriers to Become Principal at ABT

Misty Copeland is a rarity on many levels: She started ballet at 13, when many blossoming dancers are realizing they will not be making it a career. The precocious teen was a dance prodigy, moving to toe shoes within three months of starting lessons and to starring roles in local productions within 8 months. She […]

Selfie Sticks Being Banned at More Places, Like Disney Parks and Many Events

Selfie Sticks Being Banned at More Places, Like Disney Parks and Many Events

Selfie Sticks may have been on the list of Time magazine’s 25 best inventions of 2014. Now, less then one year and millions of social media posted snaps later, people who take selfies will no longer be able to use the sticks at popular tourist and entertainment sites as they are now banned from Disney […]

Getty Exhibit Aims to Resuscitate Del Sarto Reputation

Getty Exhibit Aims to Resuscitate Del Sarto Reputation

“The greatest forgotten artist of the Renaissance,” according to J. Paul Getty Museum curator Julian Brooks, Andrea del Sarto was once well-known like Michelangelo and Raphael, and collected by the Medici family and European royalty. Over the years, the Florence-based artist lost favor and fame, but a new exhibit at the Getty aims to resuscitate […]

Smithsonian Exhibit on American Innovations and Inventions Opening July 1

Smithsonian Exhibit on American Innovations and Inventions Opening July 1

Early computers and an iPhone by the Steves (Jobs and Wozniak). Thomas Edison’s light bulb. Cosmetics queen Estee Lauder. These are just some of the people whose work will be displayed in an exhibit on American innovations and inventions opening on July 1 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The […]

Canon Inc. PowerShot G3 X Released in July

Canon Inc. PowerShot G3 X Released in July

February 2015, Canon taunted photographers about designing a new super-zoom premium camera for enthusiasts. Now, two months later, Canon Inc. announced its PowerShot G3 X arrival which will be released in July. It has a unique design and contains all of the major features every camera must have to operate correctly, as well as including […]

French Prints Depict Time of Louis XIV at Getty

French Prints Depict Time of Louis XIV at Getty

Promotional posters, billboards and calendars are commonplace today, but a new museum exhibit shows how prints made in 17th Century France promoted government activities, royal doings, the latest in fashion, and more. The exhibit, entitled A Kingdom Of Images: French Prints in the Age Of Louis XIV, 1660–1715, opened today at the Getty Research Institute […]

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