• New and now: Diego Rivera-Frida Kahlo at Detroit art museum

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — "He carried a pistol. She carried a flask." So reads an ad for the Detroit Institute of Arts' exhibition on the year artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit in the 1930s. "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit" opens March 15 and runs through July 12....

  • Researchers: Rising seas threaten rare Everglades plants

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — A new report says sea level rise and invasive species are a growing threat to rare plants in Everglades National Park. The park commissioned the Delray Beach-based Institute for Regional Conservation for the 10-year study of 59 plant species. Researchers say 16 of those...

  • Rallies to be held against states' push to control US lands

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates for retaining federal oversight of public lands plan rallies in the West on Monday to voice their opposition to efforts by some states to seize control of federal lands. In Utah, conservation and wildlife groups are set to join business leaders for a...

  • Troop honors 7 teens who stuck it out to earn Eagle Scout rank

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 min ago

    When 16-year-old John Gaebler got up to thank his parents for supporting him along the road to becoming an Eagle Scout, he decided to start with a little honesty. "I almost quit Boy Scouts when I was in the sixth grade," said Gaebler. "And I'm so glad I didn't." Gaebler, the son of...

  • Mumford & Sons to headline 2-day music festival in Salida

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — Mumford & Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado. The British band announced Monday that its Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers series will be in Salida on Aug. 21 and 22. They will perform along with acts including the Flaming Lips, the Vaccines, Jenny...

  • Blog: Up for a yoga challenge?

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Attention all hardy yogis -- a challenge awaits you. "From Tadasana to Savasana" is the event for you.  Rachelle Robin Zysett and Becca Roodhuyzen are leading a 5-hour yoga practice on Sunday. Yes, you heard me right -- 5 whole hours. They promise the extra time will be...

  • An overnight oat pudding that makes a healthy breakfast easy

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush, it's too easy to grab something unhealthy. Lately, my go-to quick and healthy choice has been oat pudding, mostly because my kids love...

  • 98-year old Eric Bransby will leave trail of murals in Colorado Springs, across the country

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Mural artist Eric Bransby hasn't let anything deter him from his craft. The list of potential disruptions dates back decades: parents who didn't support his artistic interest, being drafted into military service during World War II and an art culture that suddenly changed direction...

  • Book by pastor casts doubt on accounts of heaven

    By Carla Hinton The Oklahoman -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Many people wonder what happens when someone dies. Is there an afterlife? Does hell exist? What's heaven like? The Rev. Mark Hitchcock thinks the public's innate curiosity about death accounts for the popularity of books about near-death experiences and people claiming to have...

  • Hoop-la: Embroidery's back, with some modern twists

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Hand embroidery is making a comeback, but what crafters are doing with needle and thread transcends the "Home Sweet Home" samplers of yesteryear. They're using innovative designs and materials to take embroidery to artistic realms. Scroll through websites such as Pinterest or Etsy...

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