| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
In conjunction with the launch of its new 3D Printing Lab, Simsbury Public Library will be hosting an "Innovators' Fair" on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be a time for people of all ages to be creative!
The event will begin with a...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
On May 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Simsbury Historical Society will host an event celebrating the significance of fiber arts in America. "The Fabric of Time" offers real-life illustrations of the story of important household industries including quilting,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Simsbury Public Library will run a series of programs as part of "Innovation at Work", a project that will introduce and use new technology, such as 3D printing, to highlight technology's influence on the current workforce and workplace and how it...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:13 AM
The dinosaur head rested on a cushion — 600 spectacular pounds of dead weight on display and on the block at Sotheby's in New York.
"Sue," as the Tyrannosaurus rex was known, had no shortage of suitors after coming from the South Dakota Badlands...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum — one of Washington's most reliable tourist attractions — is receiving a $30-million gift from Boeing and will use the money to renovate its main exhibition space that serves as home to such...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:05 AM
You wouldn't think that there was much more to do with movies set in the Marvel comics universe.
You'd be wrong. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" takes a flying leap off the basic premise of superhero movies and sails away in unexpected, crowd-...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, March 25:
The pantheon of really strange dinosaurs just got a little stranger. Last week, the world got its first look at a creature that lived 66 million years ago.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:10 AM
The Autry National Center of the American West is hoping lots of people will get their kicks by giving money online to help fund its coming exhibition “Route 66: The Road and the Romance.”
The Autry, which will open the show June 8, joins...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:26 AM
In April 1993, more than 250 years after Moravian settlers founded Bethlehem, Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites was formed by Burnside Plantation, Historic Bethlehem Inc. and Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, joining together. The Moravian Museum of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...