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  • What You Should Know About Fleet Week & Church Bells

    What You Should Know About Fleet Week & Church Bells
    The War of 1812 bicentennial kicked off in New Orleans during last week's "Fleet Week." On Monday, the battleships from 6 countries sailed down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico from whence they came to the sound of tolling church bells....
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia
    Savannah, Georgia is synonymous with Southern charm in the minds of many –maybe because of the city’s gardens, squares, historic mansions, Southern cooking, and cordial welcome to travelers. The city’s beauty may have actually saved it...
  • War of 1812 Bicentennial: Kentucky enters the war

    War of 1812 Bicentennial: Kentucky enters the war
    Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
  • War Hero Lost to History, Remembered by Marine Corps

    War Hero Lost to History, Remembered by Marine Corps
    A mausoleum in St. Louis Cemetary Number Two is often overlooked by tourists and overshadowed by the other prominent figures buried there.  The tomb of Major Daniel Carmick usual goes unnoticed, until now, as the U.S. Marine Corps remembers a military...
  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...
  • Wall Street protests: A long American tradition

    The only thing really surprising about the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it didn't happen sooner. The United States has a long history of friction over policies that enable an elite to thrive at the expense of ordinary people. The earliest tensions...
  • Al Gore, Sean Parker call for 'Occupy Democracy' movement online

     
    Nothing gets my cynic juices flowing quite like hearing people call on the Internet to fix the political system. Former Vice President Al Gore and online entrepreneur Sean Parker gave an overflow crowd at the South by Southwest trade show......
  • Best Coast, Beach Boys and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Dave Matthews Band, Sept. 8 (Fri.); Big Time Rush, July 19 (Sat.); the Beach Boys, June 3 (Mon.) Gibson Amphitheatre KDAY Krush Groove with....
  • Booing the Golden Rule

     
    In a normal week, a debate audience booing the Golden Rule might have made headlines for several days. Partisan churls shout down beloved precept. Golden Rule gets leaden response in Myrtle Beach. GOP crowd boos "… unto others." But it......
  • Nick Jonas to kick off Broadway Week on 'Jimmy Fallon'

     
    It's Broadway Week on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week, and the five nights of musical numbers from Broadway shows are scheduled to kick off with Nick Jonas doing a song from the musical comedy "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.".....
  • Pop & Hiss premiere: New video for Gabriel Kahane's single 'L.A.'

     
    Singer and composer Gabriel Kahane taps L.A. filmmaker Lewis Klahr for "L.A." music video. Gabriel Kahane's sophomore album, "Where Are the Arms," will be released Sept. 13....
  • ‘Rock the Audition’ a book on getting into rock musicals

     
    Those who desire to perform in rock musicals may find something of interest in “Rock the Audition,” a book that outlines what it takes for the actor/singer to succeed in getting cast in the pop and rock musicals found all over Broadway today....