Holiday shopping: Desire for deals, but some impulse buying

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, people wait to pay for televisions as they shop a sale at a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving Day, in Overland Park, Kan. For the five-day period that ended the Monday after Thanksgiving, shoppers seemed to spend more in 2017 compared to a year earlier. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Architect Wright’s winter home draws fans to Arizona

This Sept. 24, 2017 photo shows a passageway at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Ariz., which served as the winter home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Built on the desert's hard floor, Wright constructed the structures with redwood beams and large rocks embedded in concrete. The buildings initially were covered with translucent canvas to let light in, but were later replaced with more durable plastic because of the sun's brutal rays. Windows were large openings without glass. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Each year when the sizzling temperatures finally dipped in the southern Arizona desert, architect Frank Lloyd Wright and a small band of young apprentices would start the annual cross-country migration from Spring Green, Wisconsin, just in time to escape the Midwestern snow.

3-month citywide arts exhibit in New Orleans

In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 photo, Kim Rorschach, director of the Seattle Art Museum, and the museum's curator of contemporary art, Catharina Manchanda, look at Mardi Gras Indian costumes made by Darryl Montana, on display at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in New Orleans. Prospect.4 opens Sunday and ends Feb. 25. It’s the fourth such exhibit and includes photographs, sculptures, prints, videos and other work, much of it avant-garde, by 73 artists from around the world. (AP Photo/Janet McConnaughey)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Collages by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, three versions of a work by Yoko Ono, a dream-like video about jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden, a steam calliope that plays African-American protest music, and a chunk of wall bearing a restored mural by graffiti artist Banksy are among hundreds of works to be shown as part of or during a citywide exhibit called Prospect.4.

Rare Grateful Dead items to be auctioned off

This Nov. 9, 2017, photo shows a replica of a conference table and chairs used by members of the Grateful Dead, along with a collection of Grateful Dead related memorabilia, at Stremmel Auctions in Reno, Nev. The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant’s memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from concerts spanning 30 years. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band.



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