But in the glare of business hours, the scourge of “cruising” isnʼt much of an issue.The Strip in daytime is mostly worker-mobiles shuttling hurriedly between Beverly Hills and Hollywood, which was actually the original purpose of this 1.7-mile stretch of road: to get movie people swiftly from their homes in the palmy west to the studios in the sunbaked east, and back again. “That island,” he says, motioning to a blank triangle of land marooned in the intersection of Sunset and Crescent Heights, “was where they had a little club called Pandoraʼs Box.
Judging by the popularity of two traveling retrospectives, and plans for a third exhibition in 2010, America is re-discovering one of its most underappreciated and misunderstood artists: Norman Rockwell.
With photographs excerpted from a new book by Ron Schick, the author explores the divide between Rockwell’s rocky private life and his sunny small-town iconography, the elaborate studies behind his paintings, and the truth that lies in his idealized vision of his country—resonating more deeply than ever today. In a crowded railway-station diner, an old woman and a little boy bow their heads in prayer before eating.
It has been dismissed as a ghastly specimen of sentimental kitsch.
Most commonly, though, it has been celebrated as an affecting snapshot of Americans at their best: jumbled together, disparate of background, yet coexisting peacefully.
During a week at K-Kauai, your family will be ministered to and refreshed through activities, games, family event nights, parents' nights, and more! You are also invited to visit us the next time you are in the Branson, Missouri area! Trunks are not a requirement, but they make transporting and keeping luggage clean, organized, and convenient. You can check your balance, set-up monthly payments or make a payment by visiting All sporting equipment will be provided for your Kamper. Personal gear can be used, but there is limited storage space and Kanakuk Ministries cannot be held liable for loss or damage to personal sports equipment. My girls say that Family Kamp makes them think about how amazing heaven will be.
In this short video you can see where Kanakuk campers will stay, play and learn while at Kamp. Our cup has been filled to the point of overflowing, and we are ready to go pour out Christ’s love.
Our summer camp staff includes over 1,800 dedicated, kid-loving, Christ-following, fun-producing college students.
Full-time leadership staff train and prepare them in five areas: Readiness to serve in a Christ-like manner; Coaching skills and Kamper safety; Core Kanakuk philosophies; Activity based application of Biblical principles; Creating an uplifting, fun and encouraging environment.
A pair of young men regard them at close range, forced by the diner’s busyness to share their table with the pious twosome; only a centerpiece condiment tray separates the parties.