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#Smithsonian Institute Costume Collection - Made in China?

I received a beautiful gift from my cousin in the mail Saturday from the Smithsonian Institute’s Costume Collection. The silk scarf was created by women’s designers from the Twentieth Century. 307 more words

Life And Love

Jon Laine: DC Loves Dilla plays SXSW

“Dilla’s sound is many things, but the way he EQ’s his drums..Kanye West called J Dilla a drum god because that is the thing that sticks out the most about his production, to me at least, is that his drums are just so out in the front. 610 more words

Music

“From Paper to Wall” the Murals of Carlos Callejo

Presented by Santa Ana College at Santa Ana College Main Gallery
February 18 – April 2, 2015

Callejo, a Los Angeles-based artist, educator, and activist, has played a major role in over 40 mural projects nationally and internationally. 100 more words

Elaine Fleming

Willie Soon saga

I was tempted to ignore the whole Willie Soon saga, but since everyone else is writing about it, I thought I would post something. Personally, I think academic freedom is extremely important. 569 more words

Climate Change

Hartman Farms to be featured at the Smithsonian Institution

Our local newspaper, the Idaho Press-Tribune, printed an article recently with some exciting news about Hartman Farms, who we profiled last year.

The Smithsonian Institute chose the story of Hartman Farms to integrate into a special display at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. 42 more words

Farm Families

Neil Armstrong's widow finds treasure trove of Apollo artifacts in closet

WATCH ABOVE: What artifacts were discovered in legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong’s closet? As Mike Armstrong (no relation) reports, why the astronaut kept the items is a mystery. 297 more words

Science

SI-MCI Mecklenburg Materials Archive Internship -application deadline: February 25, 2015

From an email:

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The Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is offering a unique summer internship opportunity that may be of interest to your students.

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