Members of Chesapeake Woodturners demonstrated how they create vases, bowls and sculpture from wood using lathes and tools outdoor at Montpelier Mansion Saturday, March 8.
Artist Yoko Ono’s Half A Wind Show: A Retrospective, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao 200 objects, drawings, installations, films and performance documentation from the Japanese conceptual artist’s 60-year career, flights have been cancelled at London City airport and Heathrow, The Woolwich ferry cancelled and low visibility has caused slow traffic on motorways and more in today’s daily brief.
Photo enthusiast Cezar Popescu is digitizing the work of Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte, who was an army photographer during the First World War and later had a small studio in the southern Romanian city of Slobozia before his death in 1984.
In the year since his surprise election, the Argentine-born pontiff has caught world attention by suggesting he might ease the Catholic Church’s strict rules on divorce, birth control, female priests and same-sex unions.
A seventh person has died after two New York City buildings collapsed on Wednesday in an explosion apparently caused by a gas leak. The number of those injured in the incident is now “close to 60”, police spokesman Detective Marc Nell said, with several more victims feared trapped in the rubble.
Nell also said the seventh victim of Wednesday’s blast was pulled from the buildings’ rubble, adding that no one had died at a hospital.
The blast, which scattered debris across nearby rooftops, brought down the adjoining five-story buildings, with a total of 15 apartments, at about 9:30 a.m. on a largely residential Upper Manhattan block at East 116th Street and Park Avenue.
Ben Marcin has documented the struggle of Baltimore’s homeless through the shanties in backwoods homeless camps and captured lonely last-standing rowhomes in two series documenting transition in Baltimore.
Maryland’s Tatyana McFadden wins silver at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games, the Holi festival of colors starts in India, President Barack Obama shops for clothes, and more in today’s daily brief.
By several measures, Remington’s renaissance seems real. A decade of steady movement into the neighborhood, by businesses and residents, has changed the landscape and attracted visitors who can easily name popular spots: cocktail bar W.C. Harlan on West 23rd Street, bakery and cafe Sweet 27 on West 27th Street, and, on North Howard Street at the border of Charles Village, the coffee shop Charmington’s.
Demonstrations in Turkey, the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers, a safe return from space | March 11
The death of Turkish boy Berkin Elvan renews protests, ladies arm wrestle in Chicago for charity, an American and two Russians return from space, and more in today’s daily brief.
Dallas Seavey won his second Iditarod sled-dog race in three years on Tuesday, unseating his father, Mitch, as defending champion while breaking the race’s three-year-old record.