Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
11:04 am
Fri July 25, 2003

Review: Blankets, summer's biggest graphic novel

Albany, NY – Graphic novels are different from pamphlet-sized monthly comic books aimed at children and nostalgic adults. The best graphic novels target adult readers looking for sophisticated reading material that can often enlighten and inform in addition to providing hours of entertainment. At this year's San Diego comics convention, Top Shelf Productions made a splash with one of the most anticipated graphic novels of the year, "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. WAMC's Alan Doane looks at "Blankets."

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Arts & Culture
9:29 am
Thu July 17, 2003

Iraqi Museum Looting Update

Albany, NY – In the days after Baghdad fell to coalition forces, there was looting and vandalism at the Iraqi National Museum. A college professor from our region is just back from a meeting in London where the U.S. Army official in charge of investigating the looting at the museum in Baghdad and recovering the missing items gave an update to historians and researchers. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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Arts & Culture
9:55 am
Wed May 28, 2003

Clark Art Institute Works With Local Schools

Williamstown, MA – The Clark Art Institute in Wlliamstown, Massachusetts has launched a new community outreach program to bring local students to the museum and classic arts into the classroom. Begun in October with students from Drury High School a recent grant will allow the program to begin drawing students the Pittsfield school system. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana files this report.

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