The treasure hunters issue

Apr 23, 2013
11:40 AM

We hunted for space treasure at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center – check out our booty!

The Treasure! exhibit runs through May 5 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. For more information, visit

Apr 23, 2013
12:30 PM
we smell a road trip movie!

Destination Imagination hopes to hit the road

For a group of seventh-graders from Rundlett Middle School, Destination Imagination has evolved to destination: Knoxville. The six plucky and personable group members problem-solved and teamworked their way through the Destination Imagination competition – a series of mind-bending challenges solved at tournaments at the local and state level – well enough to earn a spot in the DI…

Apr 23, 2013
12:26 PM
a&e scene

Juliana Cable rocks Concord twice this week – a double dose of ukulele!

Fourteen-year-old Juliana Cable is one of the youngest touring musicians you’ll ever see. She has two shows in Concord this week. We caught up with her for a quick Q&A session. How long have you been performing? I started performing at open mic nights last winter. My mom works for a motorcycle magazine (Iron & Air) and their offices are in the same building as…

Apr 23, 2013
11:59 AM

The Grammarnator: Apostrophes don’t make things plural

A state representative’s recent comment about the apparent unconcern of some colleagues for “children and vagina’s” suggests that the Legislature may contain too many penises, including at least one who thinks that the plural of vagina is formed using an apostrophe. It is never redundant to remind all that most plurals add an s, including ones that end in a vowel. No banana’s on the supermarket signs,…

Apr 23, 2013
11:57 AM
Pianist of the week

Jayne Kelly teaches us a thing or two about tickling the ivories

Name: Jayne KellyPianist and piano instructorWho taught you how to play piano?My first teacher was a woman called Sonia Stein, an immigrant from Russia. She had a very strong accent, and her idea of a compliment would be to tell you, “Darling, you play disgusting.” She was just from that school where you would be afraid of teachers. But she felt like I had ability, and in…

Apr 23, 2013
11:53 AM

Faculty art exhibit on display at St. Paul’s School

The exhibit runs through May 11 at the Hargate Art Gallery, 325 Pleasant St. For more info, call 229-4644.


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