Sun | May 16, 2021

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Artist Robert Seaman works on his 365th daily doodle in his room at an assisted living facility in Westmoreland, N.H. Seaman, who moved into the facility weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down his outside world in 2020, recently completed his 365th d

WESTMORELAND, New Hampshire (AP) Much like the round clock faces, gears, and planets that often populate his artwork, Robert Seaman has come full circle. Seaman, 88, has been drawing since he was a boy, and at age 60, left a real estate career...

Let Love Be My Guide – Motherhood can be both difficult and beautiful. This painting is a reflection on the moments of beauty and intimacy that we find, and how they remain blooming always in memory, strengthening and guiding us through the challenging

In the collection of poems below, we hear from daughters in awe of their mothers, sons missing theirs, and mothers taking us into their childbearing confidences, as Meeting Ground expresses gratitude on Mother’s Day. – Ann-Margaret Lim Mother in...

Artist Deirdre Freeman poses in her studio in Alameda, California. Freeman, who has hung over 120 pieces of artwork on telephone poles to spread joy to others, says, “It’s starting a love and kindness movement, which is what we need.”

ALAMEDA, California (AP): Deirdre Freeman walks the mile from her home, lugging a large, colourful painting and tote bag with her hammer and nails. Her destination is a telephone pole at a busy intersection, where she will hang her largest “...

A scientist at the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionise treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. Daniel Drucker receives the...

Theophilus Albert Marryshow (1887-1958), Grenadian politician and father of West Indian Federalism, once owned and operated a newspaper, The West Indian, with the famous masthead, ‘The West Indian Must Be West Indian’. In its first issue, on...

Middle East’s leading art fair, Art Dubai, launched its 14th edition of the iconic Gate Building in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Art Dubai runs from March 29 to April 3. Featuring 50 leading contemporary and modern galleries from...

WUHAN, China (AP): Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. A lone worker in a hazmat suit steadily spraying disinfectant in an empty hospital hallway. Such scenes from the height...

To the tune of Huanxisha Written by Yan Shu Translated by Wu Chunxiao Our life is but a measured span of light Our heart breaks often at each parting night. Decline not, then, many a feast and rite With their Terpsichorean art so light...
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