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  • Discovery Museum commemorates Civil War Sesquicentennial

     
    In 2011 theĀ Lake County Discovery Museum is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. The museum will host a special …...
  • Friday morning reads: Five stories you should be reading this morning

     
    TALLAHASSEE– It's Friday, so eight more hours of work and you're off to your weekend plans. So, enjoy our Friday five and finish off your work week. * The Sun-Sentinel's Anthony Man has a report this morning on the often controversial U.S. Rep....
  • PST, A to Z: 'Peace Press Graphics 1967-1987' at UAM CSULB

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Athlete Suffers From Common Sleep Disorder

    Athlete Suffers From Common Sleep Disorder
    The chronic sleep disorder that afflicts Ravens rookie linebacker Sergio Kindle is a common but often misdiagnosed condition that is treatable and should not affect his NFL career, according to experts in the study of narcolepsy. But the long-term...
  • Killing: New Haven's Firehouse 12 announces incredible fall lineup of jazz artists

    Killing: New Haven's Firehouse 12 announces incredible fall lineup of jazz artists
    Firehouse 12's seventh annual Fall Jazz Series, which kicks things off on Sept. 16, features incredible contemporary jazzers, including cellist Erik Friedlander, alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa and tenor saxman Jeff Lederer. There'll be two sets, at...
  • Protesters: Today's 'rioters,' tomorrow's righteous

    Protesters: Today's 'rioters,' tomorrow's righteous
    The first recorded use of the phrase "protest march" was in 1913 to describe a demonstration organized by Mohandas Gandhi against the South African government's restrictions on Indian nationals. After Gandhi was arrested and the protests grew more...
  • "Giant Steps to Change the World" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee

    "Giant Steps to Change the World" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee
    "Giant Steps to Change the World" By Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrated by Sean Qualls Simon & Schuster, $16.99, ages 6-9 "On some days your dreams may seem too far away to realize." What about those who dreamed before you? "They made giant...
  • Celebrating Juneteenth with Canadian history

    Celebrating Juneteenth with Canadian history
    February isn't the only time to celebrate black history, and the importance of June 19 is a prime example of why. Juneteenth* is just around the corner, and trips like these are a great way to explore the U.S. and Canada's natural and educational history....
  • Understanding Hate: Images of American racism at The Mark Twain House in Hartford

    Understanding Hate:  Images of American racism at The Mark Twain House in Hartford
    The disturbing and inflammatory imagery of American racism takes center stage at the Mark Twain House, starting with "Hateful Things," one of several planned exhibitions, films, lectures and plays continuing through the summer. The exhibit showcases...
  • Allen West sees communists lurking in Congress

      The blogosphere is again abuzz over a rhetorical flourish from U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation. Introducing himself to Martin County voters in the new district he hopes to win in November, West said he’s heard up to 80 of his Democratic...
  • 'The Interrupters': Trying to stop the street violence

    It's a war without national boundaries, military uniforms or state-sanctioned weapons. But it is a war and an epidemic of violence raging on the streets of one of the largest U.S. cities. Yet the shootings in Chicago often go ignored. PBS' gripping...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...