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The Photographs of Manuel Carrillo

Mi Querido México (My Beloved Mexico), on display at the Museum of Latin American Art from May 16 to November 30, 2014, features Manuel Carrillo’s black and white photographs of his people and his homeland, which reveal the warmth of his personality and his love for his subject matter. “El Maestro Mexicano,” as he was known, imbued his photographs with humor and compassion. His images convey his affection for the people of Mexico—particularly rural people, the elderly, and children—along with the animals they held dear. His images also serve as social documentation, capturing the faces and moods of post-Revolutionary Mexico, as the country searched for its national identity.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the ultimate hub for elevated adventure, educational experiences, and recreation. Nestled at the base of the stunning Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak, this vibrant destination sits minutes away from ample outdoor exploration. There’s so much to experience: art, culture, history, exciting activities, and stunning natural scenery. It’s easy to discover something new at every turn. With so many reasons to visit, here are the top ten.

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Skydeck Chicago is celebrating forty years of making unforgettable memories! Since opening in May 1974, Skydeck Chicago has attracted more than fifty-four million guests from every part of the world.  

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Destination Gettysburg has a new focus: Coming off the heels of what will go down in history as one of Gettysburg’s largest events, the organization that markets the destination to visitors is embarking on a new adventure—one further showcasing experiences beyond the town’s Civil War heritage.

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The West Fork Logging Co. Steam Unit No. 2, built in 1923, has a new home at Mt. Rainer Scenic Railroad’s new museum. Formerly housed at the Lion’s Club campground in Mineral, Washington, the steam unit was constructed by the Willamette Iron & Steel Works of Portland, Oregon. In addition to the steam unit, the museum has also received a builder’s plate, which confirms the unit was part of Willamette Iron & Steel Works’ engine No. 2208. The builder’s plate was found more than fifty years ago, by someone using a metal detector in the area around Mineral Lake, where Unit No. 2 was once used to load logs onto Milwaukee Road log cars. A restoration of Unit No. 2 is planned, as well.

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