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Wearin' O' The Green

Everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day...

Posted: March 14, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart around the globe observe St. Patrick's Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland, explains History.com, has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green -- even in Northwest Arkansas.

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French Invasion

PHOTO COURTESY Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art William S. Paley spent many years as president of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum now owns many of the works he collected. Here, Paley, who died in 1990, stands in front of a work by Picasso.

William S. Paley bought these works to admire them. And their relative size is important to understanding the ... Read »