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Arts – Museums – Culture

Happy birthday, Sylvia Beach of Shakespeare and Company

Happy birthday, Sylvia Beach of Shakespeare and Company

Happy birthday, Sylvia Beach, founder of Shakespeare & Company created a place for writers at a time when talented – though often needy literary artists came together in Paris searching for support, encouragement, and new opportunities. Shakespeare and Company – on the Left Bank   Sylvia Beach – born in […]

 
 

Visual Poetry on Achill Island – Ireland

Artist, Francis Van Maele, owner of Redfoxpress on Achill Island

    The Visual Poet on Achill Island Francis Van Maele is an artist on Achill Island who makes visual poetry books with his partner, Antic Ham. Their gallery is at the edge of the island overlooking sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. His art is unusual and unexpected. He […]

 
 

Lost Bird – the Sad Story of a Baby Taken from Wounded Knee

Gen. Leonard Colby and Lost Bird

Zintkala Nuni – or “Lost Bird” was one of the casualties of the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890, but not because she died in the fields with others from her tribe who were mowed down by gunfire from US Federal troops. Zintkala was in the fields that day and in […]

 
 

Wounded Knee – Should You Visit?

Wounded Knee – Should You Visit?

  For those, like me, who like to travel to feed the mind, body and the spirit, a trip to Wounded Knee will feed your spirit and mind, but it’s liable to break your heart. Reading about it is difficult enough, but standing in the presence of the mass grave […]

 
 

10 Cool – Mostly Free Things to See in Ocean City Maryland

10 Cool – Mostly Free Things to See in Ocean City Maryland

Here are 10 cool – mostly free things to see in Ocean City, Maryland. It’s been a family destination for summer fun for over 100 years, but when you’re looking for something besides the sun, sand and ocean, check out these things to see in Ocean City that you may […]

 
 

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

Historic Theater in the Hub of Eastern Shore Culture Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series The historic Avalon Theater on Dover Street in downtown Easton, MD was proclaimed as the “Showplace of the Eastern Shore” since shortly after it was built in […]

 
 

#9 Museum of Rural Life in Denton

Artwork of Mark Priest

Inside Denton’s Museum of Rural Life : Four Houses and Three Centuries By Shalagh Hogan –  Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series The Museum of Rural Life in Denton has something inside which most small Eastern Shore museums don’t have: a completely […]

 
 

#7 Julia A. Purnell Museum – the Attic of Worcester County

Julia A. Purnell Museum - Snow Hill, MD

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Worcester County’s History on Display It’s hard to believe that the small building on Market Street in Snow Hill – formerly St. Agnes Catholic Church – now houses over 10,000 artifacts that chronicle the history of […]

 
 

#6 The Crumpton Sale – World’s Largest Weekly Auction

Doll at the Crumpton Auction ~ photo by Nancy Soshinsky

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Every Wednesday hundreds of antique dealers, junk buyers, deal seekers, gawkers and shop-a-holics head for largest weekly auction in the world – YES, that’s WORLD. Dixon’s Furniture Auctions is located in Crumpton, Maryland on the Eastern […]

 
 

#5 Denton Foundry is an Art-full Dollhouse

The Foundry - Photo Courtesy of Caroline Council of Arts

Home to the Caroline County Council of Arts Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series                                 Several years ago, Denton renovated and preserved this little green house, circa […]

 
 
 
 
 

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