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Hemingway haunts: Michigan to Florida, Cuba to Spain

Sixty years ago, “The Old Man and the Sea” was published in Life magazine, and author Ernest Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for the work one year later. Now is the time to get better acquainted with the brilliant, troubled and iconic writer. New on HBO is the film “Hemingway and Gellhorn,” starring Clive Owen(…)

Glass as art: Movement began 50 years ago

Before Dale Chihuly – the celebrated architect of big, bulbous, vivid and swirly glass sculptures – there was Harvey Littleton. Before Littleton, glass was for eyeglasses and windshields, goblets and vases – but not heating and blowing into fine art. People worked with glass in industrial settings, not art studios. That changed when Littleton, now(…)

Art, history, cultural museums will expand

When something is of value, you take care of it, but this becomes more challenging during tough economic times. Here are five historic and cultural attractions in Wisconsin that aim to push ahead with plans to expand; consider a donation to these or other causes that you favor. — Museum of Wisconsin Art, 300 S.(…)