Archive for October 9th, 2016

Riverbank studio to extend artist’s odyssey

One of the anchors of a debut artist-in residency program is on display at the Brandywine River Museum of Art as artist Dylan Gauthier embarks on the second phase of his yearlong odyssey.

The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art’s first artist-in-residence is continuing to hone his craft on multiple levels. In June, Dylan Gauthier began his yearlong odyssey – entitled “Highwatermarks: Six Ways of Sensing the River” – with a boat-building exercise at the museum. Assisted by a group of more than a dozen volunteers, he constructed a punt, a ...

 
 

Meehan fails to endorse Trump

U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan Saturday told Chadds Ford Republicans that he can’t endorse Hillary Clinton for president, but he didn’t endorse Republican Donald Trump, either. Meehan didn’t even mention Trump’s name during his brief talk and only did so when asked directly if he would endorse the Republican nominee. His comments came during the Chadds Ford Republican Party’s ...

 

Rededication for Vietnam War monument

One of the earliest, if not the very first, monument dedicated to those who served in Vietnam is about to be rededicated after years of obscurity and neglect. It had been forgotten, rediscovered, reclaimed and then stolen, but a replica of the Chadds Ford’s Vietnam monument is about to be dedicated during a ceremony at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Brandywine ...

 

CFHS carves out coveted fall tradition

Anyone over the age of 40 likely knows the television special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” which first aired on Oct. 27, 1966, and became a smash hit, with whimsical scenes of kids carving jack o’lanterns accompanied by the inspired jazz piano of Vince Guaraldi. It’s hard to believe that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the special, which has now ...

 

Applied Belief: Elephants, donkeys and heroin

This election feels like it has gone on for 10 years. It has lasted a long time, for sure. Throughout the past several months there has been an ongoing debate within the Christian world about whom Christians should vote for this election. Christians have been torn because, like many Americans, they see that both top polling options aren’t very appealing. I have ...