Category Archives: Current Affairs

Ask the Times Culture Editor

From today’s NEW YORK TIMES website: Sam Sifton, The Times’s culture editor, is answering reader questions this week about arts coverage at The Times. E-mail your question to asktheeditors@nytimes.com Mr. Sifton oversees the daily Arts pages, the Weekend sections and … Continue reading

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Come to an exhibit

My Brother-in-law, John Lawson has an exhibition opening Friday Feb 16th. And the Gallery is owned by a cousin, Michel Allen .  (We are ubiquitous we Southerners !) Come one Come all!   "Local Color" Southern color photography and Alex … Continue reading

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The missing president…and the BSO

Yesterday, The Crimson reported on their efforts to verify the rumour of Faust’s nomination.  Check the last paragraph. Faust’s whereabouts proved difficult to pin down: an evening call to her house on Brattle Street revealed that she was in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Woolly breasts

The breasts are a cheaper alternative to latex models Woolly breasts appeal goes globalThe breasts are a cheaper alternative to latex models A hospital which appealed for volunteers to knit fake breasts has had offers from across the world. The … Continue reading

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Rostropovich

Sad news from Russia: Rostropovich Being Treated in Moscow Cancer Clinic  By Matthew Westphal08 Feb 2007   The cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich is undergoing treatment at Russia’s top cancer clinic; visits are restricted and doctors are concerned about his … Continue reading

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HOW COLD?

Go to: Eric Malinowski shows us that it’s slim pickings for the birds, as the arctic air stretches across the United States. These four bird feeders are in the back of his house, in Hamburg, New York. He’s said he’s … Continue reading

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Wishlist: New Orleans Public Library

Help to reestablish hurricane-devastated New Orleans Public Library When New Orleans' levees broke under Hurricane Katrina's storm surge, a natural disaster became an urban catastrophe. Eighty percent of the city's area was inundated by water that remained in place for … Continue reading

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