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The story of a trumpet

The other day I took our son to trade in his old trumpet and buy a new one. He's going to high school in a few months and he'll be playing trumpet in the band. As we look to ninth grade, it seemed like a good time to upgrade his…

Beyond the Falls of Art

CHICAGO — We all have our artistic weaknesses. Me, I'm a sucker for anything made from found objects. Call it reassignment, appropriation, sampling, borrowing, assemblage, or any of the varieties of collage — photocollage, DIY, take-off.…