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Arts & Leisure

Volume III, Issue 16
October 11 - October 18, 1999  

T he essence of a road trip is to sip coffee over a map in a place like Cranbrook, British Columbia, on a clear autumn day, trying to decide which way to go from here. When in doubt, take the scenic route.

The works on display at the National Civil Rights Museum span almost a century and document the contributions of African-American artists, many of whom became expatriates so that their artistic careers could blossom.

Also, from our archives, a promoter for fighters who are going to lose, and dark moments in boating Down Under.

Now What? [4]
A gallery of captivating links to keep your imagination churning while the paint dries.

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A Northern Loop [2]
A scenic and cultural side trip opens up the wonders of the Canadian Rockies.
— Paul Gerard, MEMPHIS FLYER
Collectively Speaking [3]
The Civil Rights Museum's latest exhibit spans many years and styles of African-American art.

From the Archives
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The Mayor of Palookaville
Rhode Island fight promoter Alex "Chick" Ciccarone is a champ at picking losers.
Drenched Rats
Row, row, row your boat-or you'll soon be chopped in two by the bloody ferry, mate.
— Kevin Franklin, TUCSON WEEKLY

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