Danni Rodewald knows a thing or two about bravery. To wit, she agreed to curate Six Rivers Gallery’s fall show “Rustica” while still trying to define the term, oh, and she just survived her third back surgery in as many years.
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A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in September.
Two years ago, Bella Rodriguez-Torres died at 10 of rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare childhood cancer she battled for six years. The lessons she taught her friends and family continue to live on through the Live Like Bella Childhood Cancer Foundation.
In May 1903, Natalie Curtis stepped into the Arizona heat for the first time. She was accompanied by her brother George, who’d been working in the region as a ranch hand. They came from a wealthy New York family and like many vaguely unwell Easterners, had been told to head to the dry Southwest for their health. Both recovered, and Natalie found something more: a calling.
Alas, the carving season is upon us.
Claire Hackett, a retired dietitian, never saw herself as a “jock.”
Singers, warm up your voices. Auditions for the male and female leads in the Bishop Center’s spring musical “Mary Poppins” are this weekend — Oct. 3 &4 — and the center has announced the songs they’d like their potential stars to be prepared to sing.
Master Gardeners have issued a call for new gardeners to add to their ranks. Though the current roster of gardeners come from all walks of life and environments, they share one common belief; a love of gardening.
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Last year, the Square Enix Montreal studio crafted one of the biggest surprises to enter the mobile gaming space. “Hitman GO” could have easily been a cynical cash-in filled with maddening free-to-play purchases, but instead, it wound up being one of the most innovative games to hit a mobile platform. Now Square Enix Montreal is looking to work that same magic on the Tomb Raider franchise with “Lara Croft GO.” While the visual aesthetic isn’t quite the same, this game feels like it retains the best elements of last year’s efforts, while also offering up some intriguing new twists.
The crispy air and the frosty dew as September comes to a close means only one thing; pumpkin patches are open.
At less than one year old, Benny, a shepherd / lab mix, has won the hearts of his caretakers.
It takes a little while to begin to understand the influence that Eileen Pinkerton has on the people around her. She’s a quiet woman, more of a listener, an observer — a typical writer. So, it’s only after you meet a few members of the South Beach Writers that you see why Pinkerton matters to so many here.
To have a conversation with rocker George Thorogood is to understand one thing very clearly, he’s a New York Mets fan. Actually, no, that’s not accurate. He’s a Mets fanatic and if you try to open the conversation with this, you best have your facts at the ready. Luckily for this reporter, I had one tiny knowledge ace up my sleeve. We mutually admire Chicago’s Wrigley Field and the mere mention of the iconic ballpark made both of us take a long wistful sigh.