Art clearly show requires flight
A new exhibit at the Rice Polak gallery in Provincetown options a lot more than a dozen functions by Globe Travel correspondent Necee Regis. Flight Dreams, on exhibit July 7-20, blends imagery of jet planes and mapping techniques to evoke responses to — and elevate inquiries about — vacation, technological know-how, particular longing, and world-wide connectedness. Regis combines a wide variety of supplies in her current get the job done, which include Hydrocal, Xerox transfers, ink, and paint. When traveling to the gallery, really do not miss out on concurrent exhibits of drawings on incised clayboard by Ellen LeBow, combined-media stitched photos by Julie Levesque, and oil and wax paintings by Sean Thomas. Fulfill the artists in the course of the opening reception July 8 at 7 p.m. Totally free. 508-487-1052, www.ricepolakgallery.com.
Cozy hotel in the vicinity of SeaTac airport
Visualize an very affordable contemporary resort that’s close to SeaTac Worldwide Airport, surrounded by great outlets and restaurants, and a single block from off-road trails for jogging, strolling, and biking. Hotel Interurban Seattle in Tukwila sits in the coronary heart of several searching places — considerably less than a 10-minute drive from SeaTac — whilst providing gorgeous sights of Mount Rainier 50 miles absent and entry to miles of paved off-highway trails. It has 185 visitor rooms (just about every with a tremendous-cozy chair and ottoman made by the resort operator), an indoor saline pool, a get-and-go espresso bar (City Roast), and a restaurant (Rendition) that serves basic American cuisine with a Pacific Northwest twist (don’t skip the fish tacos). The hotel’s Little ones Takeover Interurban offer contains day by day breakfast for the spouse and children, totally free parking, accommodations, and a goodie bag with a squirt gun, seaside ball, and other pool toys. Fees begin at $167. www.hotelinterurban.com.
New Nordic museum opens
Norway shows extra than 6,500 will work from antiquity to recent day at a new museum in Oslo. The Countrywide Museum of Norway just opened on Oslo harbor, featuring just about 90 exhibition rooms, a substantial open up-air roof terrace, cafés, a shop, and an artwork library. The museum — the largest in the Nordic region — highlights Norway’s substantial selection of art, architecture, and layout its selection contains extra than 400,000 objects from medieval tapestries to up to date artworks. 1 area is devoted to Edvard Munch — most regarded for his portray “The Scream” — when other rooms showcase gowns worn by Norway’s two queens, 19th-century landscape painting, and is effective by renowned Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn. Really don’t miss works by Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh. The building is built to reduce greenhouse gasoline emissions by 50 % (as opposed with present developing benchmarks) and has a stunning façade covered with Norwegian slate. Admission: free of charge up to 17 a long time previous, $18 for ages 18 and older. www.nasjonalmuseet.no/en.
Everywhere you go
A pizza oven for everywhere
Make pizzas at the beach front, campground, or getaway cottage with Solo Stove’s moveable new Pi pizza oven. The super-cool stainless-steel oven arrives with a pizza stone and attachments that let you fire it up utilizing propane or wooden. Employing the propane attachment, the oven heats up to 600 degrees in much less than 10 minutes (use Solo Stove’s infrared thermometer to take a look at the temperature). Transform down the flame a bit and use the stainless peel to pop in up to a 12-inch pizza. Cooking time: about 2 to 5 minutes, relying on crust thickness just make absolutely sure you rotate the pizza for even cooking. The pizza oven measures 20.5 inches in diameter and about 15 inches tall, and weighs 30.5 kilos, indicating it’s portable adequate for simple transporting. Pi only $469.99 Starter Bundle $554.99 (wood only) or $729.99 (wood or gas attachments) involves oven, pizza cutter, peel, and infrared thermometer Essentials Bundle $624.99 incorporates oven, pizza cutter, substantial peel, turner peel, infrared thermometer, and a cover. www.solostove.com.
A telephone mount for handlebars
Preserve your cellphone helpful and seen whether or not you are tooling all around city or executing a extensive-distance bike ride. The new Scosche Rapid-Release Handlebar Cellular phone Mount attaches to your handlebars speedily and effortlessly without having any instruments. Attach the jaw-like clamp onto your handlebars working with the connected easy-to-grip lever rubber strips on the inside of of the clamp keep the mount in area on your handlebars (suits conventional bars measuring .5 to 1.75 inches). Slip any cell phone up to 3.5 inches huge into the silicone-padded mount and twist a knob to safe it in spot. A ball joint and swivel head let you orient the phone in landscape or portrait mode and tweak the angle so you can see. $34.99. www.scosche.com.
Kari Bodnarchuk can be reached at [email protected].