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  • With hope of being free, James Pennington fled Rockland estate

    With hope of being free, James Pennington fled Rockland estate
    With a piece of India n flour bread in his pocket and hopes of becoming a free man in his heart, James W.C. Pennington ran away from Rockland Estate in search of freedom. The so-called fugitive blacksmith would go on to become a minister in Presbyterian...
  • 'The Tempest'

    'The Tempest'
    Renowned for such Broadway hits as "The Lion King," director Julie Taymor turns her talents to one of Shakespeare's classics in this drama that alters the original story in one key way ...with Prospero converted into Prospera, as portrayed by Helen...
  • Jumoke Charter School Shows Odds Can Be Beaten

    Jumoke Charter School Shows Odds Can Be Beaten
    The student populations seem much the same: Minority children from mostly working-class families attending schools in the city's North End. The school buildings are separated by just a few blocks. But the achievement levels are gaping. At Jumoke...
  • Sign up for home heating help NOW in Michiana

    Sign up for home heating help NOW in Michiana
    Tuesday marks the first day that low-income residents can seek help with their heating bills from the government's Energy Assistance Program, but there's a catch. Millions of dollars in cuts proposed by Congress and President Obama mean that there likely...
  • 5 rescued from cross-border tunnel

    5 rescued from cross-border tunnel
    SAN DIEGO -- Firefighters rescued five people who became stuck in an abandoned pipe while trying to sneak across the border in the Otay Mesa area, officials said. Border Patrol agents saw the four men and a woman enter the tunnel on the Mexican side of...
  • Proud to be Americans

    Proud to be Americans
    SOUTH BEND - Sometimes we forget what it means to be an American. But for the 136 people holding U.S. flags Friday in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall, the knowledge of the rights and obligations of an American citizen were clear....
  • Annual Manual Listings: Galleries & Museums

    Artspace, 50 Orange St., 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. It’s the highest-profile gallery in town, thanks to its eye-catching location (the Chamberlain Building in Ninth Square), thought-provoking exhibits, handling of the ambitious annual City-Wide...
  • War Prizes: The Cultural Legacy of Slavery & The Civil War at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    War Prizes: The Cultural Legacy of Slavery & The Civil War at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    The new exhibition at the Amistad Center, which draws from its permanent collection of sheet music (including Harold K. Simon and Michael Todd's Hot Mikado with Bill Robinson and Hassard Short from 1939, pictured), albums, war propaganda, news clippings,...
  • Buttigieg unveils transition team

    Buttigieg unveils transition team
    SOUTH BEND — Mayor-elect Pete Buttigieg announced today the formation of a seven-member transition team that will help implement his vision and guide the process leading to his January 1 swearing in. “One week ago, South Bend decided that...
  • Police Files

    AREA 1 Volga Drive: A disturbance of the peace was reported in the 7600 block at 3:26 p.m. Friday. The caller reported a neighbor was yelling profanities at her and her boyfriend. The neighbor threw grass over the fence and was also taking video of them....
  • Ahead of Its Time: Mr. Isaac Allen at Lyric Hall Theater on May 20th

    Ahead of Its Time:  Mr. Isaac Allen at Lyric Hall Theater on May 20th
    In the past year, Lyric Hall's defined itself as one of the premiere emerging arts venues for New Haven. The vaudeville-era theater has hosted everything from the New Haven Review's “Silent Movie, Live Music” series to A Broken Umbrella...