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European Transformation into Modernity

When you look at the European city, from the early 19th century to today, many changes have occurred; from the development of a boulevard to the birth of the department store, most aspects of public life are very different. 306 more words

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Chicago at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

Chicago at the Turn of the 19th Century was a busy and bustling place that was rapidly expanding. After the fire of 1871 Chicago had to rebuild. 522 more words

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Historical Look at Milwaukee

This is a detailed map of Milwaukee in 1852 taken from the Harvard map collection.


When you look at the early maps of Milwaukee, you see a simple grid pattern. 266 more words

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Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange & Menacing World of Antarctica

Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange & Menacing World of Antarctica by Nicholas Johnson

Synopsis: What goes on in Antarctica?

Is it the pristine but harsh frontier where noble scientific missions are accomplished? 240 more words


Wednesday's Q-Series: KSO Woodwind Quintet

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Q-Series, a series of Wednesday noontime performances at the Square Room on Market Square,  turns to the KSO Woodwind Quintet for its March performance, next Wednesday, March 30. 81 more words

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Review: Eckart Preu and KSO Masterful in February's Masterworks

If anyone foolishly thought the selection process for finding the next music director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra was going to be an easy, or obvious one, the appearance this week of guest conductor Eckart Preu, the fourth of six candidates this season, certainly changed their mind. 885 more words

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