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  • John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

    The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of...
  • Exclusive: Kate Beaton to follow ‘Hark! A Vagrant’ with ‘Step Aside, Pops’

     
    Cartoonist Kate Beaton, the author of 2011's acclaimed “Hark! A Vagrant” and the wildly popular webcomic on which it is […]...
  • Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell

    Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell
    It may not technically be a "park," but that didn't stop the Concerned Citizens of Maitland from enjoying a warm, sunny morning in the green space they worked so hard to save. "Some people say, 'You've got all the parks you want around here'," said...
  • Pequot Museum Has New Interim Director

    An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
  • Bethlehem's industrial museum board should also resign

    Bethlehem's industrial museum board should also resign
    The long-overdue resignation of former CEO Stephen Donches from the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem only deals with part of the problem. Where was the board of directors when the CEO was failing for 17 years? The way this works,...
  • In defense of the humble casserole

    In defense of the humble casserole
    Step away from the sous-vide machine and microwave. It's time to embrace the casserole, that oven-baked creation, and give it the respect it deserves. Its legacy is rich, having sustained humans for centuries — no, not the green bean casserole...
  • Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz

    Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz
    NEW YORK — Eleven months after Roger Clemens left Boston to embark on the twilight of his career, Pedro Martinez arrived as the new pitching ace of the Red Sox. Over the next seven seasons, Martinez was among the best pitchers in baseball while...
  • How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?

    He sent chills down our spines. Yes, every time he went to the mound, gripped the ball and unsprung that small, tightly wound frame on the world, Pedro Martinez sent chills up and down our backbones. Pedro didn't pitch games. He pitched events. He was...
  • Tynell Fortune fitting in well for Kutztown U. men's basketball team

    Scholarship dollars led Tynell Fortune to California (Pa.) when he finished playing basketball at Pocono Mountain West High School. His heart pulled him closer to home to finish his college career. After three years at California, Fortune decided he...
  • Deerfield Cemetery now has a website

    Deerfield Cemetery now has a website
    Deerfield unveiled a new webpage for the village's historic cemetery this month, allowing guests to look up information on the lives, deaths and grave sites of the cemetery's long-term residents. "Over my 33 years with the village, I have collected bits...
  • 'Selma' just latest history film to face accuracy questions

    The movies just love, love, love history. But history does not love the movies back. Not even one little bit. Movies based on or re-creating the past have been a cinematic staple since the earliest days of silent film, with stage great Sarah Bernhardt,...