Volume XVII, Issue 17 # April 23 - April 29, 2009

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This Week’s Features …

Looking for Your Inner Artist?

It could be hiding in a dumpster or a broken dish

Art doesn’t have to be created in a studio. Consider a broken or discarded object and envision the possibilities. A piece of glass becomes glittering garden art. A twisted tree root becomes a circus snake bent on charming.

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An anonymous donor rang in the New Year for North Beach's small Bayside History Museum with a Smithsonian-sized gift: a rare 1632 edition of explorer Capt. John Smith’s book, The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours From Their First Beginning Ano 1584 to This Present 1626.

For the little museum, the gift is nothing short of a miracle. But with the gift comes unprecedented responsibility.

Words and Pictures

Five books to remind you why you loved picture books

Some picture books are like those legendary fishing lures that are better at catching the eye than at catching fish. You’ll see some of these when you troll the discount sections of the big bookstores. That’s not the case with these books. Each in their own way, the words and the pictures tell the same story. These are books you can either browse or read.

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Regular Favorites …

Letter from
the Editor


The Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle

Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin

Bill Burton

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll


Days a Week
calendar of events

by Diana Beechener

Music Notes
by Erin Woodhurst

movie reviews and

Free Will
by Rob Brezsny

News of the
by Chuck


by Ben Tausig

last week's
Xword solution


last week's
Sudoku solution

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