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  • Using images to change history

    The civil rights movement was full of dynamic and evocative images. Today, even many of us born after its iconic moments were captured on film can describe Martin Luther King Jr.'s outstretched arm pointing a sea of people toward a future decades beyond the short span of his life, or German shepherds in Birmingham ripping into black skin, as if we had watched these events live. But 50 years after the March on Washington, one local institution is helping audiences revisit this period in American history and examine details that were largely overlooked.
  • 'Rent' is worth the cost at Silhouette Stages

    'Rent' is worth the cost at Silhouette Stages
    An energetic young cast is having a great time doing the musical "Rent" at Silhouette Stages. That energy would reach the audience even if the performers weren't in the habit of coming off the stage and strolling down the aisles at Slayton House Theater....

    'Project Runway' recap: City scapes and inspiration

    Janell reports on last night's Project Runway. And makes me wish I was a lot funnier, as per usual:Previously, Ivy became a national nightmare, but then we woke up and she was still eliminated. Oh, and so was Christopher. Now,...

    Gavin DeGraw will perform at Merriweather with Maroon 5 and Train

    Gavin DeGraw will perform at Merriweather with Maroon 5 and Train
    Gavin DeGraw has cancelled eight more dates on his tour because of an assault he suffered in New York City this past Sunday. But he will be able to open for Maroon 5 and Train when they play Merriweather Post Pavilion August 24, DeGraw's publicist just...

    Elaine Karp-Gelernter, psychologist

    Elaine Karp-Gelernter, psychologist
    Elaine Karp-Gelernter, a retired Veterans Affairs psychologist who was also a textile artist, died of complications from pneumonia March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 78. She was the daughter of Polish immigrants who ran a...