The meeting of Van Gogh and Gauguin was an intersection of two forces that emerged from the Victorian era and helped set a new path for art in the 20th century. However, both overcame difficulties while honing their craft in the late 1800s. We briefly examine these two artists.
According to the Oxford Companion to the English Language, Latin and French significantly impacted English’s vocabulary and conceptual development. One estimate claims that more than 150,000 words in English have Ancient Greek Language roots.
by Ken Coleman, Michigan AdvanceJuly 19, 2020 Frank Murphy, former Michigan governor, and U.S. Supreme Court justice, died on July 19, 1949, after suffering a fatal heart attack. He was …
While traveling back to Detroit, I noticed some large murals along the walls of terminal E at the Tampa International Airport. The style was unmistakable. They depicted various stages of aeronautics development in the manner familiar with the Post Office murals placed during the Great Depression. I looked around to see if there was a description of the artwork….
The Women’s Suffrage measure authorized by the Republicans from Bad Axe Michigan placed on the ballot a referendum to allow women to vote in presidential elections.
Those living in the USA will be well aware that laws can vary massively between different states –even those right next to each other. For example, in Virginia, it’s illegal to release helium-filled balloons into the sky, but step over the border into Tennessee, and you can release up to 25 of them! Here are some doozy Michigan laws.
There are many mansions in the United States worth exploring. Amazingly Michigan has four of the top thirteen on this list of estates where one can tour the property.
by Ken Coleman, Michigan AdvanceJanuary 2, 2019 Clifford Wharton Jr. officially assumed the presidency of Michigan State University on this day in 1970. He was the first African-American to lead …
In 1948, the US Supreme Court upheld a Michigan law banning women bartenders in large cities unless their father or husband owned the establishment.
Comedian Red Skelton was a huge star on stage and in the early days of Television. He was known as America’s Clown Prince. His jokes and stories were inventive, and the entire family could get a laugh together.