"I didn't look at our drive as a vacation or a trip," says Christy Frank, who drove 10 hours with her three children from Copake, New York, to her hometown of Tiffin, Ohio. "We were just trying to get across the state to do exactly what we were doing at home, but at my parents' house."

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — When Louisville’s Black Lives Matter leaders organized a demonstration at the removal of the John B. Castleman statue in Cherokee Park in early June, local artist Brianna Harlan hosted a “creative intervention” — a cleansing for the tired and weary protesters.

PITTSBURGH — When he was 18, Omar Brooks left home in Canonsburg to enlist in the Army. His training took him to Fort Stewart in Georgia, where every morning after reveille at 0630, the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division sang “Dogface Soldier” — a World War II paean to the grit of the grunts.

At Cecconi’s in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn and in West Hollywood, California, diners are offered more than a grind of fresh pepper or a spoonful of grated Parmesan with their meal.

The photography exhibition “The Masks We Wear” features the contemporary mask collection of Sara M. Vance Waddell and works by artists Tina Guiterrez, co-producer of the ScareCorona porch art installations in Northside, and Leslie Daly. The exhibition is curated by Ena M. Nearon. Pieces from…

A Wedding Story

Shanika Wright and the former Shateama Hagans were married on Sunday, May 25, 2019, at Falls Manor Catering and Special Events in Bristol, Pennsylvania. The wedding colors were grey, rose gold, blush and champagne. Hermance Bellvue did all of the wedding décor and floral arrangements. After …

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Offering an experience that expands students’ interest in music, challenge them in academics and prepare them for their future is what students find most appealing about the Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP).