Monthly archives: April, 2017

Jazz Age design shown in textiles, furniture and more

NEW YORK — A multisensory blockbuster of a show at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum here invites visitors to explore Jazz Age design in all its glittering, decadent and innovative glory. Edgy furniture and tableware; textiles and wallpapers in rich oranges and teals; odes to the New York skyscraper — there’s nothing quietly “decorative” …

Crowded field narrowing to 3-man race

Chokwe Antar Lumumba(Photo: Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger) CLOSE Who are all these people running for Jackson mayor? Anna Wolfe In the coming weeks, Jacksonians will have an option of shifting leadership in their city, a place with severe problems but, mayoral candidates acknowledge, immense promise. The ballot for the May 2 Democratic primary for Jackson mayor will have nine …

Utah mother of Venezuelan prisoner feeling hopeful

View 4 Items Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Laurie Holt, mother of Josh Holt, cries during a prayer at a rally at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Family members and supporters held a rally to call for the release of Josh Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela. …

WCPO Lounge Acts: Will Kimbrough makes sweet music with Brigitte DeMeyer

Singer-songwriter Will Kimbrough knew he’d found a kindred spirit in singer Brigitte DeMeyer when the pair first matched their voices half a dozen years ago. They’ve since toured together and collaborated on a number of albums. But January marked the first time they’ve released a joint album with both their names — the gorgeous, stripped-down …