When the farmers cut the hay, the eagles are Johnny-on-the-spot for easy pickings. I was driving near Livingston Bay this afternoon while same mowing was in progress and the field was surrounded by eagles in trees and on poles. This guy was on top of a power pole and as soon as the mowing was finished he was off to get his dinner.
An ornate 18th-century painting at the Sacker Gallery exhibition “Family Matters: Portraits From the Qing Court,” which opens Saturday, June 11, illustrates an imperial man—his face doleful and his brow furrowed. Next to him sits a woman. Her china-doll expression is vacant, her features flat.
To the mark the 30th anniversary of the HIV and AIDS epidemic, the National Museum of American History recently opened three displays throughout the museum that include a panel from the famous AIDS Memorial Quilt, a collection of public health and other political and scientific responses from the early 1980s, and a selection of brochures, photos and other archival ephemera documenting the difficult reactions and tragic stigmas associated with the disease.
Now a group of photographers is questioning the legal support for the warning. The National Press Photographers Association says it violates photographers' and the public's rights of free speech and access to public property.
Producers of the flick have placed yellow "no trespassing" signs at the entrances to three city blocks that the film about the 1980s rock scene is using for locations. They have a permit good through June 24 to shoot near the Revolution Live rock club in the Himmarshee village area — all of Southwest Second, Third and Fourth avenues between Broward Boulevard and Southwest Second Street.