Posts Tagged “Lowell”

Chicago Lessons

I’m back from a family vacation in Chicago, Illinois, one of the great cities of the USA. It was my first visit to a city that I associate with Carl Sandburg, Barack Obama, Studs Terkel, Albert Halper, Poetry magazine (founded by Harriet Monroe and Alice Corbin), Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor, the Cubs…

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Lowell Art Archives, 1981

The following extracts are from four issues of the “Artifacts” newsletter of the Art Alive! artists cooperative that operated in Lowell in the early 1980s (formed some time before June 1980). I recently found these documents in my files, an incomplete set of Volume 1 of “Artifacts.” The four issues…

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UMass Lowell Author Event: Nelson Mandela’s Guard & Later Friend

The late Nelson Mandela with Christo Brand (web photo courtesy of nelsonmandela.org) UMass Lowell’s Office of the Provost cordially invites the community to a special event on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. in Moloney Hall at University Crossing featuring Christo Brand, author of “Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend.” Brand was Nelson Mandela’s…

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