Capturing the spirit of the United States through two centuries of artistic expression, From Colony to Nation: 200 Years of American Painting features more than eighty works dating from 1720 to 1918, drawn from the New-York Historical Society?s large holdings of American paintings. Show More Summary
On the six month anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I can't help but note the incredible generosity of spirit seen across the country as well as right here in Newtown. In the midst of tragedy, so many stepped up to the plate to help. Show More Summary
The Autry National Center celebrates its 25th year with the new Irene Helen Jones Parks Gallery of Art, which will showcase the wide-ranging 'Art of the West.' In traditional Native American belief, spirits can inhabit seemingly inanimate things.
In the spirit of continuing to adapt traditional Japanese dishes to contemporary American palates, Hiroko Shimbo has created a twist on the Japanese cooking technique known as namban. Here, she infuses sweet curry flavor into boneless, skinless chicken thighs that are pan-seared and then baked.
"[T]ell me why the last torchbearer of the sad ideals of the American spirit, this Molly Ross, is now being contacted by a former co-conspirator who nearly spoiled all of my plans only last year, and who also happens to be the son of...Show More Summary
The Citadis Spirit — a new light-rail vehicle that was designed for the North American market — was recently unveiled by Alstom during the 2013 American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference in Philly. The new light-rail vehicles feature a number of unique design elements, chosen with the North American market in mind. Show More Summary
Evanston, Illinois-based FEW Spirits makes old-timey spirits and even bottles them in old-timey decanters. Today we take a crack at two of the company’s bottlings — the “American” gin and an aged rye whiskey. Thoughts follow. FEW Spirits American Gin … Continue reading ?
Peace @ BVSXSW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Peace are currently on their first full North American tour with Team Spirit which will hit NYC on June 11 at Knitting Factory (tickets) and June 12 at Mercury Lounge (tickets). The...
Alstom has unveiled its new Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle (LRV) for the North American market at the ongoing 2013 American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference in Philadelphia, US.
Americans have long taken pride in their willingness to bet it all on a dream. But that risk-taking spirit appears to be fading.
No disrespect to Roger Federer's fourth-round opponent, Gilles Simon; the 28-year-old Frenchman will play spiritedly in front of his countrymen, but Fed will move on. Simon is coming off a five-set marathon with American Sam Querrey....Show More Summary
I always believed that, if we could harness the entrepreneurial spirit of the American physician, we could be capable of great things. Physician decisions drive much of what is good and bad about our health care system. Their pens are the biggest driver of cost and their vigilance is the most significant driver of quality. [...]
The essay is more than just a literary genre but a lifestyle, and it’s dominating American society, Christy Wampole argues. “The genre and its spirit provide an alternative to the dogmatic thinking that dominates much of social and political...Show More Summary
Life is not always smooth flying for airline executives, even with relatively stable profits and growing demand.
A humbling essay about the American spirit: The first thing Kevin Gibson did after returning to his house, torn apart by a powerful tornado Monday, was pull an American flag and a temporary flagpole from the corner of his partially standing...Show More Summary
When we think of the American west, we think of outlaws and lawmen, settlers trying to eke out a new life in an inhospitable place and, most of all, stylish dress composed of pastels and fringe. It is in that spirit that Jordan and I...Show More Summary
The American Institute of Architects awarded its 2013 AIA/HUD Secretary Housing Awards last week, and though the awards are aimed at, among other things, promoting housing that's "a sanctuary for the human spirit," the winners also happen to be damn...
A new report issued by Technomic finds that spirits outpaced beer and wine in sales last year, with no signs of slowing down in 2013. Vodka continues to be one of the fastest growing categories, along with American whiskey and … Continue reading ?
There’s a new Superman movie coming out this summer and Jets owner Woody Johnson appears to be in the spirit. Johnson, who is at the league meetings in Boston, spoke to reporters on Monday about the arrest of running back Mike Goodson and said that the team was gathering information about the incident. Mike Garafolo…
"Small Businesses have always formed the backbone of the American economy. These entrepreneurial pioneers embody the spirit of possibility, the tireless work ethic, and the simple hope for something better that lies at the heart of the...Show More Summary