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  • El Portal Sedona Hotel's Grand Canyon Room
  • The Kimbell Art Museum announced the acquisition of Alfred Sisley's The Kitchen Garden, 1872, a superb example of early Impressionist landscape painting by one of the leading figures in the movement.
  • There are some who say giving children responsibility makes them grow. There are others who contend it increases the family's insurance rates.
  • Are you caring for a spouse, parent, or another person who is ill? Are you confused about what to do, what questions to ask, and where to get help? Being a caregiver can be a scary proposition to someone who has never cared for someone before. There are lots of questions and uncertainties. Caregivers often feel as if they have more things than they can handle and no time for themselves.
  • Beer, or more specifically, ale, is one of the oldest beverages humans have produced, dating back to at least the fifth millennium B.C. As almost any cereal containing certain sugars can undergo spontaneous fermentation due to wild yeasts in the air, it is possible that beer-like beverages were independently developed throughout the world soon after a culture had domesticated cereal.
  • 1970 death of Janis Joplin, American singer-songwriter. Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 October 4, 1970) was a US singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic/acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band. Her first ever large scale public performance was at the Monterey Pop Festival; this led her to becoming very popular and one of the major attractions at the Woodstock festival and the Festival Express train tour. Joplin charted five singles; other popular songs include: "Down on Me;" "Summertime;" "Piece of My Heart;" "Ball 'n' Chain;" "Maybe;" "To Love Somebody;" "Kozmic Blues;" "Work Me, Lord;" "Cry Baby;" "Mercedes Benz;" and her only number one hit, "Me and Bobby McGee." Joplin was well known for her performing ability and was a multi instrumentalist. Her fans referred to her stage presence as "electric;" at the height of her career, she was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul." Known as "Pearl" among her friends, she was also a painter, dancer and music arranger. Rolling Stone ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004 and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. Joplin remains one of the top-selling musicians in the United States, with Recording Industry Association of America certifications of 15.5 million albums sold in the USA.