Toys made of plastic were rare before World War II. Their late twentieth century ubiquity came to symbolize the excess of consumer society.
The Art Institute of Chicago has one of the most highly rated art schools in the country. But is going to art school worth it?
An old barn on the south side of Chicago’s Midway Plaisance became the center of artistic creativity throughout the twentieth century.
Lawrence Welk was born in 1903 in Strasburg, North Dakota. His TV show started on a local L.A. station in 1951 and ended on PBS in 1982. After that, reruns continued to be shown on PBS hosted by Welk and after his death in 1992, by former cast members.
If any song can capture the beauty of NYC in the fall, it is Louie and Ella’s version of Autumn in New York. Continue reading Fall 2019 NYC