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Dee Cohen is a familiar face at any Albuquerque poetry event, on the periphery taking pictures of other poets reading, as well as behind the microphone herself. She has also been doing something else with her camera: giving us a photo a week of some location in Albuquerque-helping us discover parts of our city we might never have seen but for her searching eye.
Posted by Ron Warnick in Books , Events , Museums , People , Route 66 Associations . Tags: Claremore , Clinton , J.M. Davis , J.M. Davis Arms Museum , Marian Clark , Oklahoma Route 66 Association , Oklahoma Route 66 Museum , Tulsa trackback Author Marian Clark of Tulsa and the late J.M. Davis of Claremore will be inducted Oct. 18 into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame at the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton, according to a release from the Oklahoma Route 66 Association .
This man was a founding member of the German powerhouse "Soul Doctor" which I happened upon, back in 2007, via an assignment to interview and review the band's then latest release "Blood Runs Cold". I was so excited to have this assignment, as "Soul Doctor" was everything that the 1970's Hard Rock movement promised-Rock & Blues polished to the hilt, exploding the borders of both styles.
Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , Events , Motels , Preservation , Signs . Tags: Barnes Feed Mill , Barnes General Store , Clearwater Angus Farm , Greystone Heights Modern Cabins , Plano ruins , Springfield MO , Yeakley Chapel trackback The Greene County Historic Sites Board on Saturday will dedicate three locations west of Springfield, Missouri, along Route 66 as historic sites, reported the Springfield News-Leader .
Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , Gas stations , Preservation . Tags: Mother's Brewing Co.
I spent a couple of years mulling the idea of touring Route 66 and visiting with farmers and ranchers along the way. My dreams of an extended road trip were delayed because of the trials and tribulations of getting Congress to pass a farm bill.
Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean it's too late to head out on the open road for fresh sights and fresher air. After all, the classic road trip is one of America's favorite travel traditions , no matter the season.
September 10, 2014 The public is welcome to check out The Mill Car Cruise-In this Saturday, September 13th from 1pm - 4pm as part of a weekend of additional activities at the old historic restaurant located at 738 S. Washington in Lincoln, IL. The annual meeting of the Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County, the group that owns the historic site, is also one of the last events of the season for, and co-sponsored by, The Railsplitter Antique Auto Club.
Brandon and his crew will be filming a segment that day at the shelter for an upcoming episode. 6th Annual Month Long Pet Adoption Tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66 September 12-October 19, 2014 MARSING, ID - magazine presents the sixth annual month long pet adoption tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66! Powered by Ford with media sponsor , the tour travels down America's Favorite Highway from Los Angeles to Chicago, stopping at shelter's along the way to support adoption events.
If even the title "Life Could Be a Dream" gets a song stuck in your head, the doo-wop musical opening Center Repertory Company's season is already doing its job. The name is taken from the most memorable lyric in "Sh-Boom," a 1954 top 10 hit for both The Chords and The Crew-Cuts, and the show is packed with other period hits, including "Earth Angel," "Runaround Sue," "Unchained Melody" and "Duke of Earl."
A historic restaurant that's been in business for more than 60 years but was closed for several months earlier this year is celebrating its grand re-opening with a Route 66 twist. The Summit Inn Restaurant will host a grand re-opening celebration featuring a classic car show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Harjo, who is a member of the Muscogee Nation, has written seven books of poetry. Her memoir, "Crazy Brave," was also recently published and received the Los Angeles Times 2013 book prize for creative nonfiction.
Posted by Ron Warnick in History , Photographs , Railroad . Tags: Albuquerque , Amarillo , Bristow , Chicago , Depression , Dorothea Lange , Farm Security Administration , Flagstaff , Kingman , Los Angeles , Needles , Oklahoma City , Santa Fe , Seligman , Tulsa , World War II trackback Starting in 1935, photographers with the New Deal's Farm Security Administration began documenting life in the United States during the Great Depression and, later, World War II.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:43 am
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