Today is the birth anniversary of American Impressionist, Mary Cassatt.
Hey Kids! As of today it’s less than 50 days until Summer Reading (and summer vacation—hint hint!). It’s even starting to feel like summer! Thankfully the library is nice and air conditioned. Very important for someone who wears a big fur coat like me!
and you're in grade K-3, then you should check out the
Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators Contest, sponsered by Detroit Public Television. The deadline to enter is Saturday March 28, 2009. Good luck!
Tied for 3rd Place: "Shining Star" by Tiffany Tan and "August" by Madeline Viergutz
Entry Deadline March 22, 6 pm.
• No more than two entries per participant. You may use any photograph, however it must be your own.
• There is only one way to enter your photograph:
The new CD by The Derek Truck Band, Already Free, is a good example of how root forms of the blues have been transformed, yet preserved, by rock music. Trucks has an excellent pedigree in Southern blues-rock, taking up Duane Allman's mantel as the best living slide guitarist and incorporating a range of world music influences into his playing.