A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world.
The modern and contemporary art fair, Art Basel, opens for three days on June 13 bringing more than 60,000 collectors, dealers, artists, curators and art lovers to the exciting Swiss city. Take a sneak peek at 19 of the pieces on display this year.
March 14 Photo Brief: All smiles from Pope Francis, North Korea does some target practicing and Pippa takes in the horses
It’s all smiles today for the new Pope, North Korea takes in some target practice, Pippa Middleton goes to the race track for the Cheltenham Festival horse racing meet and more in today’s daily brief.
This week, forecasters reported that the chances of a White Christmas were still relatively slim for Baltimore. Not to say, the rest of Maryland will be snow-free. Western Maryland is under a winter storm watch, looking at possibly more than 6 inches of snow.
Love or hate the snow, here’s a look at wintery wonderlands and snowy nightmares in other parts of the world.
Dec. 2 Photo Brief: Napoleon letter sold for 150,000 euros, bird lovers versus squirrels, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi
Napoleon letter in which he vows to blow up the Kremlin sold for 150,000 euros, on-going war between bird lovers and squirrels rages on, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi exhibit and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 30 Photo Brief: Rappelling baseball bigwigs, European cold front, Myanmar copper mine conflict, NY police officer’s kindness
Bobby Valentine, former Boston Red Sox manager and Brian Cashman, general manager of the New York Yankees rappel 22 stories in Connecticut, Western Europeans embrace the cold weather, Buddhist monks protest recent police violence at a copper mining site in Myanmar and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 8 Photo Brief: A giraffe hitches a ride, a nor’easter hits New York and the Archduke Joseph diamond goes to auction
Kitota the giraffe travels to a new home in Sydney, the same areas hit by Hurricane Sandy get a blanket of snow, the 76 carat Archbishop Joseph diamond goes to auction at Christie’s and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 2 Photo Brief: Gandhi’s 143rd birthday, Chanel’s alternative energy runway show, Hong Kong’s sunken ferry
School children dress up as Mahatma Gandhi to celebrate his 143rd birthday, Karl Lagerfeld presents Chanel’s Spring/Summer line at the Grand Palais in Paris during Paris Fashion Week, relatives pay their respects to the victims of Monday’s fatal ferry collision in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
Addicted to photographing severe weather, Richmond photographer Jamie Betts lets us in on this high-risk, and often dangerous hobby, that results in stunning images of Mother Nature at her angriest. He shares photographs from storms in Maryland, Virginia, Kansas and Switzerland. “My popular ‘McDonald’s strike’ photo documents one of my many close calls,” Betts said. “That strike was only a couple hundred yards away and it was so bright I was temporarily blinded.”