art & society - Jan/Feb 2011

A Story with Every Sale

by Amy Chovan

In 1997, nearly 20 years after its British premiere, Antiques Roadshow jumped the pond, and has been a mainstay in the U.S. ever since. More recently, shows like Pawn Stars and American Pickers have popped up, demonstrating a growing trend in all things antique, vintage and collectible. And not only is the antiques and collectibles industry growing, it’s also changing.

Learning the Odds

by Kaylyn Kuzniar

When I entered the Caesar’s Palace Hotel and Casino, the last thing on my mind was: Who will be dealing my blackjack cards? It was my first trip to Las Vegas, and I had a laundry list of activities on deck, including Elton John’s Red Piano Show and dinner at Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill.

The Shaft

by Norman V. Kelly

I remember seeing “The Shaft”—that’s what we grew up calling it—standing there within the square on the Jefferson Street side of the courthouse. It was 1950, the Korean War was on, and I was heading for the United States Air Force.

Event Preview

On February 4, 2011, Habitat for Humanity will host the first 2x4s & More art auction at the Waterhouse.

Grab the Girls and Get Away

The holidays are it’s time to focus on yourself and your closest friends…so call the girls and plan a trip that’s just for you!

Take It To the Limits

by Jonathan Wright

If you’re looking for a fun, unique activity to keep fit while you count down to the spring, consider rock climbing.