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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Avalon
in particular the Irish Tír na nÓg and the Greek Hesperides, also noted for its apples. Avalon was associated from an early date with immortal beings such as Morgan le Fay. - Source: Wikipedia
Still about eight hours from landfall, Hurricane Sandy already was causing heavy flooding in low-lying New Jersey coastal communities Monday with reports of damage to the famed boardwalk in Atlantic City, where the multibillion dollar casino industry came to a halt as the storm churned toward the coast.
As the L2 bus travels south across the county-city line and reaches just south of Chevy Chase Circle, it passes the Avalon Theatre at 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. The Avalon, the oldest movie theater in the city, stands stronger now than it ever has, according to community members and staff.
Just when you thought museums had squeezed every last interpretative drop out of modernism, another exhibit appears to draw more juice. Through photography from Central Europe, mostly taken in the 1920s and '30s by little-known artists, a small but meaty show at the National Gallery reveals a populist and nationalistic side of modernism rarely covered in other surveys.