Friday, January 29, 2016
Journeys Into The All-Star Game Long Before Before 3 on 3

The All-Star Game Long Before Before 3 on 3

  This year’s NHL All-Star Game will be a curiosity because of its new 3×3 format, as well as the intriguing John Scott story. For those looking for something beyond Nashville, here is a blast from the past – when the All-Star game was very different. First, it was just a game. Second, it was Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 29, 201611:30 pm
Friday, January 29, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: Images of Iowa “Away from The Caucus”

Beyond the Campaign Trail: Images of Iowa “Away from The Caucus”

Finally, the votes are about to be cast in Iowa. All eyes are turned to see what will actually happen. But not many will look beyond the candidates and the caucus sites. In a great feature, Masuma Ahuja of CNN.com shared with us the work of Cody Weber and Kat Kanan’s website Forgotten Iowa. Ahuja decsribes the Read Article

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Sunday, January 24, 2016
Journeys Into For Keon, A Page is Finally Turned

For Keon, A Page is Finally Turned

Forty years later everyone can finally move on. Dave Keon was honoured by the Toronot Maple Leafs on Saturday night (along with Tim Horton and Turk Broda). All three are the latest having sculptures added to Legends Row later in the year. Keon was estranged from the Leafs for several years, after a nasty parting in Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 24, 201612:05 am
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Journeys Into The Art of Beer

The Art of Beer

It’s smaller than a beer festival. It’s also more expensive ($55 general admission) and more selective about which breweries come, what is poured and what kind of vibe there will be. Some 37 breweries, many from outside the Sacramento region will be at the event, which also includes pairings with restaurants and an educational component. More. Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 23, 20167:47 pm
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: Boll Weevils in Alabama Then & Now

Beyond the Campaign Trail: Boll Weevils in Alabama Then & Now

It was not all that long ago that the term boll weevil was part of the American political discourse. The term was one used in the mid- and late-20th century to describe conservative Southern Democrats. Most of the boll weevils eventually retired from politics, or in the case of some switched parties and joined the Republicans Read Article

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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Journeys Into Strong Radio Signals from 1960’s Hockey Outposts Beyond  “the Original Six”

Strong Radio Signals from 1960’s Hockey Outposts Beyond “the Original Six”

A generation of baseball fans have vividly recalled falling alseep with transistor radios under pillows to the sounds of baseball being called by the likes of Vin Scully, Ken Coleman, Chuck Thompson, Ernie Harwell, Jack Brickhouse, Bob Murphy and Mel Allen. Hockey fans of that era have stories of their own. Most prominent are those Read Article

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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Journeys Into Cowboys Poets & Lovers of the American West Converge on Elko, Nevada for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Cowboys Poets & Lovers of the American West Converge on Elko, Nevada for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

The 32nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering starts Monday, January 25, and runs through Saturday, January 30, in the high desert town of Elko, Nevada. An international arts and cultural festival that celebrates the American West, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering brings together an international audience united in their passion for all things Western. At the Read Article

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Friday, January 22, 2016
Journeys Into A Cool Festival That Fits The Season

A Cool Festival That Fits The Season

It took a while longer, but winter has finally made a delayed arrival by us. It’s gotten us to more familiar and comfortable seasonal rythyms – when just about this time we get to thinking how folks in various parts celebrate the cold and snow. For example, the Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival is an annual event Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 22, 201611:59 pm