11 Dec 18
Connecticut Travel

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum kicks off the Holiday Season the day after Thanksgiving with a new exhibition entitled, A Magical Christmas Eve at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, which will open at noon on Friday, November 23, 2018, at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT. This exhibition runs through January 6, 2019. During Queen Victoria’s reign, Prince […]

11 Dec 18
Scott Gleason

     Sir Thomas Hastings was born in NYC, attended Columbia and later dropped out to work for the Herter Brothers, New York’s top furniture designer of the day. He then went into the E’cole de Beaux Arts and studied under a man by the name of Louis-Jules Andre. Andre was one of the heads […]

07 Dec 18
The Herald

By Reed Herter ‘22 Herald Staff This year was the second time that a drag show has taken place on campus.  This year, it was hosted and headlined by The Vixen, from Rupaul’s Drag Race, and was in the Bartlet Theater.  It was headed by the LGBTQ+Resource Center. Drag shows are often seen as a […]

01 Dec 18
BETWEEN OBAMA'S LINES - How We Almost Lost The Middle East, The Cold War, and The Atlantic Alliance

Ali Abunimah – More on Da’Wah. Since we are mixing journalism and political activism – see my previous comments on Jamal Khashoggi -, take a look at the tweet below from “journalist” Ali Abunimah. I mentioned him yesterday in connection with AAAN, the Arab American Action Network, co-founded by Rashid and Mona Khalidi in 1995 […]

24 Nov 18
Tique Trader

A vintage Herter’s pheasant call.  In overall fair to good condition.  There is a chip on the plastic bell, but that does not seem to affect its use.  Comes in the original box with instructions.  072718 – — We sell mostly USED and UNIQUE items. Expect minor evidence of use or imperfections from age. We […]

21 Nov 18
Tique Trader

A vintage mallard drake duck decoy or model.  A nice model, looks to be airbrushed.  No weight or tie-ring.  Marked Herter’s Inc 1893.  Measures about 15″ long. 072018 – BO We sell mostly USED and UNIQUE items. Expect minor evidence of use or imperfections from age. We guarantee accurate descriptions and use clear photos to […]

20 Nov 18
WoF Recaps by Amir Berry

EPISODE #4,683: LET’S PARTY! Season No.: 25 Episode No.: 3 VIDEO BONUS: September 12, 2007 $1K Tossup: EVENT _ _ _ _ P A _ N E B R _ _ C _ Linda earns her first portion of money towards a possible CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH. Let’s meet the midweek panelists of this premiere week… Linda Beach: Lexington, SC Married and has […]

19 Nov 18
ink + sky

Even if you believe that poetry is irrelevant, value can be found in reflecting on the thoughts that legendary German poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) shared with a struggling young officer cadet named Franz Xaver Kappus over one hundred years ago. By relying on letters exchanged periodically, the two maintained a relationship as mentor and […]

17 Nov 18
Charles Paine A.R.C.A.

Following his return to England from California in 1930 Paine corresponded with Teuila.   17 of her letters, written between November 1936 and October 1948, are held by the National Library of Scotland.    Some letters are undated as to the year.   I have assigned a date to these by reference to the content. 13 […]