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Staff WriterHARBOR SPRINGS -- The tribal chairman for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians says he will sign a statute recognizing gay marriages for tribal members. Tribal chairman Dexter McNamara said in an email late Thursday he would sign the revisioned...
Tags: Culture, Gays and Lesbians, Same-Sex Marriage, Family, Marriage
Sheryl Sandberg's explosive "Lean In" — a muscular manifesto on the gender inequities of the professional world — is being published within weeks of the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." It's a convergence destined...
In the late 1940s, when the Orlando orange-grove land known as Loch Haven was being chiseled away by new roads and other development, Henry "Hank" Kubik Jr. and other civic leaders saw a future cultural hub — one with a museum, science center,...
It’s fitting that the Imperial Valley chapter of the NAACP would announce its reformation and introduce its new officers during Black History Month, as the group sets a new course in making its own local black history. Imperial County’s NAACP...
For the first 34 years of his life, Michael Sidney Fosberg believed he was white, just like the rest of his family. His mother was white but with a slightly olive complexion courtesy of her Armenian heritage. His stepfather was blond with blue eyes. And...
Tags: Culture, Rentals, Arts and Culture
In 2010, the Columbia Association retained an outstanding firm of landscape architects to prepare a master plan for Symphony Woods Park. The plan that evolved over a two-year period reflects the creative talent of a team of landscape architects and...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Entertainment, Investments, Travel, Culture
TV WatchersA new documentary made by PBS-39 tells the story of how the brownfields of the former Bethlehem Steel were transformed into a entertainment mecca featuring a casino, convention center and cultural campus. "Bringing New life to Old Steel" will air......
You must be a specific type of person for the name Eddie Huang to register. Chances increase if you: 1) live in New York, 2) are plugged into the restaurant scene and read food gossip blogs, 3) are active on social media sites like Twitter, and 4) are...
Tags: Entertainment, Soups, Chicago Tribune, Mark Twain, Music
United Arts of Central Florida kicks off its annual public fundraising campaign Friday, hoping to raise about $200,000 more than it did in 2012. The organization is seeking $1.57 million during the three-month appeal that supports more than 50...
At first glance, the Chicago Cultural Mile ("Where Culture & Commerce Meet") resembles nothing so much as a gerrymandered congressional district. According to its website, this officially arty and mercantile stretch begins at Michigan Avenue and the...
A new national survey of nonprofit executives suggests it isn’t just the uncertain economy that’s making it hard for charities – including arts and culture groups – to meet their fundraising goals. The research says there’s...
At the recent Speak Up Newport Mayor's Dinner, I reported on the state of our city and proposed some new initiatives to enhance our quality of life and improve the functioning of our city government. First, the state of our city is financially strong,...
Tags: Culture, Arts, Artists, Arts and Culture
Mar 8, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 4, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 13, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 11, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Jan 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 2, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
Jan 25, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 31, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Jan 25, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 12, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
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