A new exhibition collects maps from ‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Game of Thrones’ and other fictional worlds

Even writers who create artful fictional landscapes sometimes need directions. So much is clear in “Mapping fiction, ”A new exhibit at the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens in California that explores how writers and cartographers have mapped amazing worlds both as and in contrast to our own. The show coincides with the centenary … Read more

Sanding Ovations returns to Treasure Island for ‘Sandlantis’

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla – Chiseling, scraping and creating a masterpiece of sand takes time and a steady hand. “We get it all the time, “I can not even overturn a bucket without cracking it,” said Meredith Corson-Doubleday, who runs Sanding Ovations. “There’s a reason you need a lot of water – you need to compress … Read more