“Like an Eveready battery”: The Johnstown native with family ties to the city’s history turns 110 | news – 71Bait

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho- Sara “Sally” Ann (Dibert Suppes) Ashman has watched a man walk on the moon, traveled around Europe, witnessed the rise and fall of Johnstown Steel, read countless books – and lived through the Great Depression, two world wars and the times of 20’s US Presidents. And on Wednesday she turned 110 years … Read more

Rishi Sunak, Britain’s new (and richest) Prime Minister, is also an art collector. Here’s a look into his quirky holdings – 71Bait

Rishi Sunak has just become Britain’s third prime minister in two months. He is also the first person of color to hold that position and the richest. Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murty, is the daughter of an Indian software billionaire and together they are the wealthiest couple living at 10 Downing Street, with combined fortunes that … Read more

Gonzaga’s Downtown Gallery Showcases 17 Regional Indigenous Artists | Art & Culture | Spoken | The Pacific Northwest Inlander – 71Bait

click to enlarge A painting by Joseph Arnoux of Chief Spokane Garry. SPokane is a city built on tribal land: the land of the Spokane tribe of Native Americans and their people. It may not be a topic of everyday conversation, but it’s important to acknowledge it. Despite efforts to erase the … Read more

A Veteran Recalls: Sailor Recalls Days of War, Art and the Touch of the Bigwigs | news – 71Bait

After a long shift down in the engine room of the Navy aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CV-43), Walt Evans, engine mate, third class, shuffled upstairs for some air. It was 1952, and the local Klamath Falls veteran was 18 when he enlisted in his second year of service in the US Navy. “I volunteered … Read more

Asia Society Texas welcomes Owen Duffy as new Nancy C. Allen Curator and Exhibitions Director – 71Bait

HOUSTON, November 9, 2022 – The Asia Society Texas (AST) announces the appointment of Owen Duffy, Ph.D., as the organization’s new Nancy C. Allen curator and exhibits director. Duffy comes to Asia Society Texas from Yeh Art Gallery at St. John’s University, where he served as Director since 2019, where he led the institution through … Read more

High School Students Explore SUNY Plattsburgh | – 71Bait

PLATTSBURGH – About 90 high school students from across the North Country recently spent a day with SUNY Plattsburgh faculty learning about academic programs. Tenth, eleventh and twelfth graders chose two majors from 16 offerings in the College for Every Student Brilliant Pathways Explore College Day. “We’re trying to provide our local students in the … Read more

SCSD2 candidates explore the role of schools | local news – 71Bait

SHERIDAN — With 15 individuals campaigning for Sheridan County School District 2, voters have more choices than usual to consider. The Sheridan Press approached each candidate with a survey on issues facing the district and board, including the role of schools Of the 15 candidates, 14 gave answers. They will be published between October 31st … Read more

Rockwell Kent’s dramatic exhibition of black and white prints at the Fleming Museum | art criticism | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Rockwell Kent’s sparse, iconic 1928 wood engraving “Flame,” now on display at the University of Vermont’s Fleming Museum of Art, can have the effect of imprinting itself on the viewer’s memory. A nude supine, one knee bent in the air and the other folded over a ledge in the lower … Read more

News from the Jeffersonville Township Library | Clark County – 71Bait

The Jeffersonville Township Public Library has two locations. The Jeffersonville Library is located at 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville (Main Branch) and the Clarksville Library (Clarksville Branch) is located at 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville. Events in November crochet club The Clarksville Branch Library is hosting the Crochet Club on Friday, November 4 from 11:00 am … Read more

News from the Jeffersonville Library, November 1 | Clark County – 71Bait

The Jeffersonville Township Public Library has two locations. The Jeffersonville Library is located at 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville (Main Branch) and the Clarksville Library (Clarksville Branch) is located at 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville. Events in November crochet club The Clarksville Branch Library is hosting the Crochet Club on Friday, November 4 from 11:00 am … Read more