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  • Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of Drama grad in the spotlight in the Broadway musical,"Ghost," based in the 1990 hit film. Bryce Pinkham, who graduated in 2008 just as Randolph was entering the three-year program, is cast in the...
  • 2011 Broward High School Football Schedule

    2011 Broward High School Football Schedule
    Though the start of the 2011 high school football season is weeks away, it's not too soon to peek at some of the opening Friday night games. Some of the most intriguing season openers on Sept. 2 have Boyd Anderson at Dillard, Deerfield Beach at Cypress...
  • Civil War anniversary stirs interest in Fort Wool

    Civil War anniversary stirs interest in Fort Wool
    HAMPTON — Long before his audacious victories during the Civil War Robert E. Lee was sent to Fort Wool, a manmade island in the middle of Hampton Roads, to battle against the elements. He wasn't entirely successful back in the 1830s according to...
  • Andrew Jackson Jihad plays the Webster Underground in Hartford on April 21

    Andrew Jackson Jihad plays the Webster Underground in Hartford on April 21
    Phoenix folk-punkers Sean Bonnette and Ben Gallaty, otherwise known as Andrew Jackson Jihad, corralled a full band on tour for the first time in their near-decade-long history, playing in a different city pretty much every day for the month of April. (Few...
  • 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....
  • 'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards

    'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards
    The musical "Once" and Stephen Karam's play "Sons of the Prophet" took the top honors at the Lucille Lortel Awards in New York on Sunday. The awards recognize excellence in off-Broadway productions and are presented by the League of Off-Broadway...
  • Jacksonville Jackson players Marquel Wade, Montaque Mack commit to Arkansas after weekend trip

    Two Jacksonville Andrew Jackson High Tigers are headed to the Southeastern Conference. Standout WR Marquel Wade and linebacker Montaque Mack both committed to Arkansas following a visit to Fayetteville this weekend. Wade is a big-time pickup for the...
  • State of Florida's Division-IA commitments to the 2010 Signing Day class

    State of Florida's Division-IA commitments to the 2010 Signing Day class
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  • Frequent fliers

    In 1833, President Andrew Jackson was a steamboat passenger when a lieutenant he had once fired asked him if he was, in fact, President Jackson. Jackson allowed as how he was, and was greeted with a punch in the nose. Early presidents traveled...
  • National World War II Museum in New Orleans salutes the Greatest Generation

    National World War II Museum in New Orleans salutes the Greatest Generation
    Why, of all places, is the National World War II Museum in this sultry Gulf Coast port, better known for its jazz, party beads and occasional Category 3 hurricane? Because famed World War II historian Stephen E. Ambrose wanted it that way. Ambrose,...
  • 'Hotel' is an American experience

    In his new book "Hotel: An American History" (Yale, 375 pages, $37.50), A.K. Sandoval-Strausz convincingly argues that the hotel undergirded the dramatic social and cultural changes that transformed the U.S. in its first two centuries. Many Americans may...
  • It was Huntington's master plan

    It was Huntington's master plan
    WHEN THE current mortgage crisis ends, someone is going to make big bucks. Probably developers. They'll buy up houses at bargain prices, tear them down, put in a subdivision and start hawking mortgages. The L.A. investor's rule: It's never about the...