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  • Conner Prairie revitalizes 1836 Prairietown

    Conner Prairie revitalizes 1836 Prairietown
    In June, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, will unveil the newly revitalized 1836 Prairietown. The 19th century living pioneer village will offer guests the opportunity to experience history in a whole...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 10 things you might not know about losers

    10 things you might not know about losers
    We're at a loss to explain two things: Why JPMorgan Chase took a $2 billion bath on risky trades, and how the Chicago Cubs can maintain such futility, holding the worst record in the National League. It appears to be high season for lowliness, with both...
  • Memorial Day: A Lot More Than Hot Dogs & The D-Day Museum

    Memorial Day: A Lot More Than Hot Dogs & The D-Day Museum
    Most folks think of Memorial Day as the day that kicks off summer or the day that the great-American-hot dog notches its first outdoor cooking of the year. For those that commemorate the holiday with solemn remembrances of Our war-dead this is mostly...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 72 Western Kentucky

    College Football Countdown: No. 72 Western Kentucky
    The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
  • Governor Issues Proclamation for State's 175th Birthday

    Governor Issues Proclamation for State's 175th Birthday
    Governor Rick Snyder has declared Thursday, January 26 as Michigan Statehood Day, in honor of the state's 175th birthday. Michigan entered statehood on January 26, 1837 after President Andrew Jackson signed the bill that admitted Michigan as the 26th...
  • Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger

    Florida Primary: Newt sued for using Eye of the Tiger
    After Tuesday, Floridians won't have to put up with Republican politics until August when the GOP rolls into Tampa for its convention. But in the meantime, Florida voters are making their marks at the polls, and the smart money says the real race is...
  • New streaming Andrew Jackson Jihad track

    New streaming Andrew Jackson Jihad track
    Great band name.   Go here to AltPress.com to listen to a track called "Hate, Rain on Me" from their forthcoming album Knife Man. They're playing at the Heirloom Arts Theater in Danbury on Sept. 30. If THAT'S not enough AJJ to fill your day: here's a...
  • In Los Angeles, a 1900s White House for the not quite presidential

    In Los Angeles, a 1900s White House for the not quite presidential
    JOHN McCAIN doesn't know how many houses he owns, but he wants 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Ever since the "presidential palace" was completed in 1800, the White House has been the ultimate American address. For a century it was our largest house, more than...