Houston says Olé to new Spanish exhibition from Hispanic Society

by Rosie Carbo / Feb 12, 2020 /
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On March 1, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens a blockbuster traveling exhibition focusing exclusively on a comprehensive selection of Spanish artworks from the New York-based Hispanic Society of America

The Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library exhibition marks the first time the unparalleled collection of some 200 artworks–spanning more than 4,000 years of Spanish history–will be on display. 

“Josh Recommends” for February 8, 2020 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for February 8, 2020 by Josh Garrick 

Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook: Expert Tips for Multigenerational Trips

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Want to learn how to plan a successful multigenerational trip? Thanks to Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook, you can.

Take a look:

Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook: Expert Tips for Multigenerational Trips

History Comes Alive in Park City

by Sandy Bornstein / Feb 05, 2020 /
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With an easy 35-minute drive to and from Salt Lake International Airport, skiers, boarders, and outdoor enthusiasts select Park City for their year-round destination. I considered this convenience when I contemplated where to ski in January 2020. Like many other ski areas in the western part of the United States, mining is part of the area’s history. Gold, silver, and other precious metals lured people to seek their fortune. A select few, like William Randolph Hearst, became millionaires.

2020 CARLA Summer Institute Program for Language Teachers

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It is time to sign up for a CARLA summer institute! CARLA offers a wide range of institutes targeted at foreign/world language, ESL/EFL, heritage language, and immersion educators from a variety of teaching levels and contexts. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, hands-on activities, and networking. Join the more than 6,300 language educators who have participated in this acclaimed professional development program.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: What’s Not in the Books

by Stacey Ebert / Feb 03, 2020 /
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We’ve been rolling in 2020 for a month now, and it’s been quite a tough–at times it feels like we’ve experienced an entire year in one month. Bushfires in Australia are taking their toll, the US government is in the middle of an embattled impeachment trial, a new virus is plowing through China, and in a tragic accident, the world lost a legend beyond the court of basketball; this year is off to a difficult beginning. Each of these will surely see their spots in the history books. Each has earned their place in water cooler conversation, shed tears, and the annals of anxiety.

“Josh Recommends” for January 31, 2020 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for January 31, 2020 by Josh Garrick 

Love, Tears, Revolution: Why You Need To See Les Misérables

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There are very few moments of joy in this musical, but you leave the theatre wanting more, after seeing such beauty onstage.

Such is the power of the musical, Les Misérables. Playing this week at Western Michigan' University's Miller Auditorium as part of the Zhang Financial Broadway series, this is one show you won't want to miss.

Here's what to pay attention to (besides the story, and the singing):

 

A Cozy Place to Stay in Stratford, Ontario

by Lillie Forteau / Jan 28, 2020 /
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Looking for accomodations in Stratford, Ontario? A Patch of Heaven B&B is a cute, cozy place to stay. Just blocks from the city's downtown, it is still quiet and warm, like the suburbs. It was the perfect homebase for our multigenerational trip to one of our favorite towns.

A Cozy Place to Stay in Stratford, Ontario

Boat Rental—The Best Way to Discover the Bahamas

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Renting a boat is arguably the best way to explore the Bahamas.

Spread out in the Atlantic Ocean, the Bahamas has 700 islands. With the sea mass far outstriping the amount of land, hopping from island to island to your own liking is the only way to go about a holiday here. Boat rental is the most liberating form of travel...here are four reasons why:

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