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SELECCIONES: Land of the Free
Gas at $4 a gallon? A trip around the country can still be a bargain. These 25 destinations teach a little bit about history, science, nature, and culture - without costing a cent.
$5.5 Million Carpet, a Pearl-Studded Masterpiece, Sets World Record in Qatar
s rise as a culture capital. In November, the city opened a landmark Islamic Art Museum, designed by star-chitect I . M . Pei . With oil and gas money from the most recent price boom, Gulf states, particularly Qatar and the UAE, have become
National Mall: Wonder of Democracy
stunning variety of styles from the Smithsonian Castle by James Renwick Jr. to the National Gallery's East Building by I . M . Pei . Turning to view the western half of the Mall, I have a clear view of the monumental landscape that honors great leaders
10 great places to know it's more than rock 'n' roll
outfit, Kurt Cobain's guitar, along with many other artifacts, can be found in this stunning building designed by I . M . Pei ," Epting says. "In addition to its permanent exhibits, the museum stages a number of temporary exhibits throughout
10 great places to be enthralled by heavenly music
recital. 202-537-6200; cathedral.org Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Dallas Designed by renowned architect I . M . Pei , the Meyerson Symphony Center is known as the "crown jewel" of Dallas. "The Meyerson is visually striking inside and
The Power Years': Make Your 40s the Best Years Yet
Mahatma Gandhi was seventy-two when he completed successful negotiations with Britain for India's independence. I . M . Pei was seventy-eight when he designed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. Picasso painted The Rape
Book Excerpt: 'Motherhood and Hollywood'
were building a tree fort. (See, this was back when kids built their own tree houses; their parents didn't hire I . M . Pei to do it for them.) Suzie Albertz with the long hair did a triple flip over the front of her handlebars as we careened