Twentieth Century

Donald Caspar (1927-2021)

Credit: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection Donald Caspar defined the rules that govern the self-assembly of simple viruses. This laid the groundwork for a new way of thinking about the molecular systems that regulate and drive all living cells. These rules have made it possible to characterize …

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Review: A Journey Under Jerusalem |

“Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City” by Andrew Lawler, Doubleday, 426 pages, $ 32.50. Jerusalem is considered a holy city by Christians, Jews and Muslims. Millions of pilgrims visit the city each year to see the areas described in the Bible, Torah and Quran and …

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DIY workshops at Fisk Avenue in Waukesha

If you love handmade furniture, you’ll love what the team at Fisk Avenue builds Brian is in Waukesha checking out specialty furniture designed to last a lifetime. For the owner of Fisk Avenue, building handmade furniture began with a farm table for his home. Four years later, they have created …

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Former main exhibition explores ‘time and empathy’ in photography by Geleve Grice, reception January 27

Geleve Grice (born in 1922) Self-portrait, Pine Bluff ca. 1970. Geleve Grice Papers | Special Collections – University of Arkansas Libraries courtesy of Jim Blair. Located in the heart of the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas, Old Main has long been home to many and varied departments, programs, …

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David Hockney Lithos goes up for auction at Sarasota Estate

SARASOTA, FLA. – Andrew Ford, auctioneer and owner of Sarasota Estate Auction, formatted his December 11-12 sale into two sessions, each with their own unique personality. The first session on December 11 offered a plethora of paintings, prints, modern and contemporary sculptures by predominantly 20th-century artists, and Mid-Century style sets …

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A pair of Schenectady properties could soon be added to national and national registers – The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY – Two city properties dating from the early 1900s may soon be included in the state and federal registers of historic places. Last week, the state’s Board of Historic Preservation recommended adding 21 properties across New York state to the state and national registers of historic places. Nominations include …

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‘West Side Story’ cast opens in new HBCU Buzz panel

See West Side Story from December 10, 2021 With its release in December, Steven Speilberg’s adaptation of West Side Story is perhaps the most anticipated musical of the year! Follow lovebirds Tony and Maria through the classic story as they fall in love despite being caught in the midst of …

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Met to remove Sackler’s name from galleries

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Sackler family jointly announced today that the Met will be removing the Sackler name from the seven exhibition spaces that bear it. Perhaps the most notable of these is the 1978 glass-and-steel Sackler Wing, which houses the Egyptian temple …

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Smile and the world smiles back

If you smile at someone, they tend to smile back at you. If you go out of your way to help someone, that person in turn might help another and so on. You can train yourself to be more positive in small ways that quickly add up to becoming a …

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