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Is Winslow becoming an arts community?

With the galleries in La Posada Hotel as an anchor, the Route 66 town of Winslow, Ariz., is becoming an arts community, reported the Arizona Journal. The newspaper cited these examples: Snowdrift Art Space, which displays La Posada manager┬áDaniel Lutzick’s…

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Driver aims to set coast-to-coast record in 1930 Ford Model A

Australian adventurer Rod Wade and co-pilot Michael Flanders are aiming to drive America coast-to-coast in a 1930 Ford Model A in less than 60 hours in mid-October, according to Wade’s website. Their planned route will take them along the Lincoln…

Interesting observation from a Chinese tourist

We’ve reported about the growing numbers of Chinese tourists traveling Route 66. A few days ago, Chinese winners of a General Motors contest to travel the Mother Road drove through Kingman, Ariz. Naturally, when you’re behind the wheel for long…

“Songdogs: The Journey of Michael & Suzanne Wallis”

The Tulsa Historical Society is hosting an exhibit about “Route 66: The Mother Road” author Michael Wallis and his wife Suzanne. If you can’t see the exhibit, this video will be the next-best thing. The video was created by Ideaship…

Thoughts on “Breaking Bad”

The acclaimed AMC television drama “Breaking Bad” has received a lot of attention in recent weeks because it is embarking on its fifth and last season. For those who are unfamiliar, “Breaking Bad” tells the story of Walter White, a…

More Route 66 signs installed in Tulsa

KTUL-TV in Tulsa posted this story about new Route 66 signs in town: KTUL.com – Tulsa, Oklahoma – News, Weather The signs have been paid for with Vision 2025 sales-tax money. Still to come are archways over the road on…

Students’ Route 66 art on display at Tulsa Historical Society

Tulsa Public Schools students created about 80 pieces of art inspired by Route 66, and they’re on display at the Tulsa Historical Society through Oct. 5, reported the Tulsa World. The art pieces depict landmarks such as the Blue Whale…

Hello from Russia

This is a jazz group called Real Jam Band. Don’t know much about this group, but I thought the arrangement was interesting, and the video production is fairly high. Route 66 from Release production on Vimeo.

“Shadows on 66” trailer

A few days ago, the folks who produced the upcoming “Shadows on 66” paranormal series posted this trailer for the first episode, which features Galena’s Murder Bordello. The episode will be available Sept. 13 via download or DVD from iTunes…

Another arcade museum opens in Atlanta, Ill.

John Yates, who opened an arcade museum in downtown McLean, Ill., has opened another in downtown Atlanta, Ill., called the Route 66 Arcade Museum. As this video will show, everything is at least 30 years old. No arcade game is…

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