- DSU professor creates Second Act New Works Festival Updated: Feb-12-16 2:05 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - What does it take to create a new theater festival? Michael Harding admits he's still figuring that one out.
- Vermont Fish and Wildlife: ice fishing festival a success Updated: Feb-10-16 4:05 am
ELMORE, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the department's 3rd annual ice fishing festival was a huge success.
- Some Dominicans don't want Vagas Llosa to get literary prize Updated: Feb-09-16 5:04 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Plans in the Dominican Republic to award a literary prize to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa have angered some people, including a member of the president's Cabinet.
- Note boasts rare signatures of lovebirds Napoleon, Josephine Updated: Feb-09-16 12:00 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - Full signatures from a pair of notorious lovebirds - Napoleon and Josephine - lend an otherwise routine 19th-century French marriage contract a rare prestige among other love notes on display at a high-end jewelry and antique showcase in Florida.
- Festival celebrating Kansas to take road trip in 2018 Updated: Feb-08-16 3:23 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A spring festival in Kansas is planning to take its fun on the road starting in 2018.
- Coldplay's latest video criticized for portrayal of India Updated: Feb-08-16 8:39 am
NEW DELHI - British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.
- Student graduation art show season starts at Wayne State Updated: Feb-08-16 4:10 am
DETROIT - The season of student graduation shows is upon us, with the first at Wayne State University up through Friday in the Art Department Gallery.
- 75th W.Va. Strawberry Festival seeks berries for retail tent Updated: Feb-08-16 3:20 am
BUCKHANNON, West Virginia - Organizers of the 75th West Virginia Strawberry Festival are looking for local growers to help provide berries for a retail tent.
- Spanish village of Lantz celebrates clash between good, evil Updated: Feb-07-16 12:15 pm
LANTZ, Spain - The inhabitants of a northern Spanish mountain village have taken part in an age-old Carnival festival that re-enacts a legendary confrontation between good and evil.
- Burning Man tickets to include live entertainment tax Updated: Feb-07-16 1:55 am
RENO, Nevada - People buying Burning Man tickets later this month will also pay live entertainment tax for the first time.
- Drinking long intertwined in Dubuque's culture Updated: Feb-06-16 10:49 am
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Wherever Sue Greene looks, she sees alcohol ingrained into the fabric of Dubuque's culture and history.
- Festival in New Haven to mark Chinese New Year Updated: Feb-06-16 9:23 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - The city of New Haven is marking the Chinese New Year with a series of events.
- Bennington Museum offers free admission Saturday Updated: Feb-06-16 8:42 am
BENNINGTON, Vermont - The Bennington Museum is offering free admission on its community day.
- Reno River Festival to host national kayak championships Updated: Feb-04-16 11:50 am
RENO, Nevada - The national kayak championships will be held in Reno this year.
- Truck renovation keeps wheelchair-bound owner on circuit Updated: Feb-02-16 5:05 am
FRANKLIN, Indiana - Every detail was personalized and agonized over.
- University of Louisville Jazz Festival set for Feb. 25-28 Updated: Feb-02-16 4:02 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The latest rendition of the University of Louisville's Jazz Festival is set for late February.
- Annual dairy farmer banquet Thursday at Vermont Farm Show Updated: Jan-28-16 4:20 am
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vermont - Dairy farmers are expected to gather at the Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction for an update on dairy issues and an annual dairy farmer appreciation banquet.
- Detroit festival to raise funds for Flint water crisis Updated: Jan-27-16 10:49 am
DETROIT - Organizers of a winter festival in downtown Detroit are using the event to raise money for children affected by lead-tainted water in Flint.
- Texas Crop Report Updated: Jan-26-16 4:38 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of Jan. 26:
- Kenny Chesney, KISS to headline 51st North Dakota State Fair Updated: Jan-26-16 6:52 am
MINOT, North Dakota - Country superstar Kenny Chesney and rock legend KISS will headline the grandstand acts at this summer's North Dakota State Fair.
- Man cited for nearly hitting Havasu police officers with car Updated: Jan-24-16 5:10 pm
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona - A Lake Havasu City worker has been cited after he nearly struck three police officers during the city's annual balloon festival.
- Melbourne park transformed for Dragon Festival Updated: Jan-24-16 1:42 pm
MELBOURNE, Florida - A Melbourne park has been transformed into a medieval wonderland as hundreds of people celebrate that town's annual Dragon Festival.
- Vermont's free ice fishing day set for Jan. 30 Updated: Jan-24-16 8:31 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - People interested in trying ice fishing will be able to do so without buying a fishing license on Vermont's third "Free Ice Fishing Day."
- Annual bird-watching festival underway in Titusville Updated: Jan-23-16 1:55 pm
TITUSVILLE, Florida - Birdwatchers from around the country are flocking to Titusville for the 19th Annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival.
- Grand champion steer sells for $117,000 Updated: Jan-23-16 12:46 pm
DENVER - The grand champion steer at the National Western Stock Show Junior Livestock Auction fetched $117,000, and the grand champion lamb went for $50,000.