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A Capitol idea

A Capitol idea

It was crazy cold and breezy, and luckily it scared off the weak of heart from standing in line for a tour of the Capitol. We were able to get right in, warm up and learn a thing or two. United States Capitol Building United…

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It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Open 365 days a year, this historic theater is home to a Richmond Tradition – screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life” every Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Built in 1928, the 1,300-seat Byrd Theatre is one of the nation’s finest cinema treasures and is both…

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Riding the rails!

Riding the rails!

I understand that train trips aren’t technically road trips, but in the winter, sometimes its good to have travel options. And, oh the things you can see! This year I booked my holiday travels on Amtrak, from KC to DC, really having no idea what…

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KC Fox 4’s app of the week

KC Fox 4’s app of the week

Kansas City’s Fox 4 Morning Show picked Best Road Trip as their top app of the week. Road Trip! They can make for great memories, especially if you find those great, off-beat, out-of-the-way attractions that make for great stories! Kansas City-native Kelly Ludwig told us…

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20th Anniversary of the Outsider Art Fair

20th Anniversary of the Outsider Art Fair

Creating Artworks Without a Net The 20th Anniversary of the Outsider Art Fair   By KAREN ROSENBERG   Published: January 27, 2012 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/28/arts/the-20th-anniversary-of-the-outsider-art-fair.html?_r=1 RECOMMEND TWITTER LINKEDIN E-MAIL PRINT   REPRINTS       SHARE   Let’s all agree that “outsider artist” is a term of…

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As Folk Art Museum Teeters, a Grave Loss Looms

As Folk Art Museum Teeters, a Grave Loss Looms

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK Kirsten Luce for The New York Times The American Folk Art Museum recently sold its West 53rd Street building to the Museum of Modern Art. More Photos » By ROBERTA SMITH Published: September 19, 2011   Please. Someone, everyone, do something to save the American…

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MoMA to Buy Building Used by Museum of Folk Art

MoMA to Buy Building Used by Museum of Folk Art

New York Times By KATE TAYLOR Published: May 10, 2011 The Museum of Modern Art is buying the building of the struggling American Folk Art Museum on West 53rd Street, officials said Tuesday. The folk art museum will continue to operate in its much smaller…

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Marwencol – PBS Independent Lens documentary – therapy becomes art

Marwencol – PBS Independent Lens documentary – therapy becomes art

Watch the full episode. See more Independent Lens. On April 8, 2000, Mark Hogancamp was attacked outside a bar in Kingston, New York, by five men who beat him literally to death. Revived by paramedics, Mark had suffered brain damage and physical injuries so severe…

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In the St. Nick of Time!

In the St. Nick of Time!

The regional versions of Best Road Trip Ever has hit the iTunes store!  Distract your-elves on the way to Gramma’s house (sorry, had to…) “Best Road Trip – Midwest” Join the open road through America’s breadbasket. From the Land of Oz to the Land of…

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American Folk Art Museum in NY is having troubles

American Folk Art Museum in NY is having troubles

Debt Problem Has Museum Scrambling By KATE TAYLOR Published: August 8, 2010<nyt_text><nyt_correction_top> The American Folk Art Museum, which has struggled financially almost since the day it opened the doors of its new building in 2001, is now facing a moment of reckoning. Enlarge This Image Richard…

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