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    Downwind: Rockwell Kent documentary featured at Brandywine River Museum of Art

    Most people know about the artist Rockwell Kent, (1882 to 1971) but the people are not familiar with his adventurous travels to difficult places like Tierra del Fuego, Greenland, Newfoundland, Alaska, Ireland and Russia, and an attempt to sail Cape Horn. The film shows his art over seven decades. Kent’s work created work for 50 books, influencing many artists in his day and even in the modern day, such as Jamie Wyeth. The documentary will be shown on Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15...

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  • Opinion

    The Millenials — How they could affect our society

    The Millennials are the demographic group born after 1980. The oldest members of their group are now beginning to get involved in the political process, so their views and beliefs will greatly affect the rest of us as they eventually take over the reigns of government. This is part two of this article, part one was published in my previous column; if you missed it, check out the online edition of the Avon Grove Sun.

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  • Opinion

    Gaining inspiration from the Big Apple March

    I spent an embarrassing amount of time this past week, wondering what I should write about. I was feeling gloomy; caught up in what is an odd and sometimes unsettling time of year for me, with the shortening of daylight hours and the easing of the intensity of the sun’s rays.

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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Greet the autumnal equinox with a trip to Longwood

    Happy autumnal equinox everyone!

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  • Opinion

    Legislative note: Threats to our freedom remain

    Like many other Americans, I’ll never forget where I was on Sept. 11, 2001. I saw firsthand the damage to the Pentagon, passing plumes of black smoke rising as I drove to the Capitol on that morning.

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  • Opinion

    From the Ground Up: The year of no hydrangea blossoms

    There are two great reasons for growing hydrangeas. First, the blossoms are born in lovely, showy heads. Second, hydrangeas are reliable, blooming year after year without much effort on the part of the gardener. Typically, what growers mostly concern themselves with is getting the acidity of the soil right, depending on whether they prefer pink (neutral to alkaline soil) or blue (acidic soil) flowers. This year, however, the unimaginable happened, beyond pink and blue: in many areas,...

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  • Opinion

    New Andrew Wyeth Exhibit at Brandywine River Museum of Art

    Artist Andrew Wyeth created thousands of watercolor and pencil drawings over his seven-decade career. Luckily for us he didn’t throw them away. A new exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, “Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought” is composed of 23 studies that were created outdoors or from memory in the studio as a basis for four paintings, also on display. These four are “Faraway” (1952), “Corner of the Woods (1954), “Roasted...

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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Plenty more things to do in the fall

    We are so lucky to be having such a spectacular fall season. Here are more events that you and your family may be interested in.

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  • Our say

    Paul Revere, where were you?

    On Saturday, Sept. 13, when the residents of Kennett Square were about to brush their teeth and go to bed, a funny thing happened. There was no water.

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  • Opinion

    Downwind: Symphony opener is a triumph in West Chester

    The opening concert of the Kennett Symphony of Chester County at the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre in West Chester can be described as nothing less than an exciting triumph. It started with a sold out performance. Board President Paul Merluzzi in his introductory speech urged the audience to welcome the new music director not with the polite applause usual for classic music lovers but more like a stadium enthusiasm, and he received it.

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