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Craig Taborn Trio

Craig Taborn TrioDecember 2, 2009 at 20:00
De Singel, Antwerpen

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Focus On: Climate Change

The Greening of U.S. Architecture: Students promoting eco-design

An architectural rendering of Chicago’s Sears Tower (slated for “green” remodeling) shows a roof with solar panels and wind turbines.  AP Pictures

With many residential and corporate clients now requesting an environmentally friendly approach to their design needs, so-called “green architecture” has become an increasingly hot commodity, and a number of U.S. universities have responded by developing sustainable-design courses for their architecture programs. Most often, students themselves are driving that trend, say two prominent educators.

America in Context

Multicultural Literature in the United States Today

Electronic Journal: Multicultural Literature in the United States Today

The United States is enriched culturally by immigrants from many nations. This edition of eJournal USA focuses on distinguished American writers from various ethnic backgrounds who add immeasurably to mutual understanding and appreciation through tales of their native lands and their experiences as Americans.


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Vice Versa

James Ensor Retrospective
June 28–September 21, 2009 MoMA, NYC

MoMA presents an exhibition of the paintings, drawings, and prints of James Ensor, a major figure of the Belgian avant-garde.
The exhibition illustrates Ensor’s prolific output and his experimentation with style, subject matter, medium, and scale, focusing on work of the late 1800s.

The Intrigue, a painting by James Ensor

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