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  • Fundraising begins for the American Writers Museum

    Fundraising begins for the American Writers Museum
    In the story of the proposed American Writers Museum, we've had the prologue and the introduction. Now comes the long-awaited Chapter One, with the unveiling last week of plans for the museum's "First Edition," the inaugural stage in the creation of the...
  • A&H museums open 2 exhibits in celebration of Eatonville

     A&H museums open 2 exhibits in celebration of Eatonville
    The Art & History Museums — Maitland is opening two exhibitions highlighting the historic Central Florida community of Eatonville. "Images of Eatonville: Then & Now" will be shown in the A&H's Maitland Art Center Galleries from Aug. 16-Sept. 29....
  • Jay Stream Middle School Book Club

    Jay Stream Middle School Book Club
    One thing to know about our book club We are the Jay Stream Middle School Book Club. We started in 2003, and we all are, or have been, staff members at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers...
  • 'Dreamers and Schemers' part of Florida's 500-year celebration

     'Dreamers and Schemers' part of Florida's 500-year celebration
    Celebrating 500 years of Florida history, "Dreamers and Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians" will be presented on Friday, June 7, at Sanford's Princess Theater. In the show, presented by the Florida Humanities Council and Creative Sanford,...
  • R. Clifton Spargo

     R. Clifton Spargo
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Great indie music. Some of my favorites include: Urge Overkill, The Smashing Pumpkins, Ministry, alt country pioneers The Waco Brothers, Liz Phair (the early days), Neko Case, The Redwalls, Smith Westerns,...
  • New exhibit at Lewis Museum chronicles black history from 1600s to present

    New exhibit at Lewis Museum chronicles black history from 1600s to present
    Over the past 181 years, the bill of sale has turned a pale tan. The ink has faded from black to brown and includes elaborate flourishes that seem ill-suited to such a grim and ugly business. On Feb. 25, 1832, the bill reads, a slave named William...
  • Performance troupe at Zora Neale Hurston museum

     Performance troupe at Zora Neale Hurston museum
    A special performance will take place this Saturday, July 20, at the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts in Eatonville. A Florida State University research group, led by Lauren Hlubny, will perform between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the museum,...
  • Readers of the Week: The Book Club

    Readers of the Week: The Book Club
    Our club: We are The Book Club in the Fox River Valley and have been meeting since 1972. Five of our eight original members are still active. We now have 17 members and have read over 400 books. Our meetings: We meet once a month. The hostess is never...
  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Anisfield-Wolf book award winners announced

    Anisfield-Wolf book award winners announced
    The winners of the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf awards were announced Wednesday with prizes of $10,000 each. Since 1935, the Anisfield-Wolf awards have been presented to books and authors who confront racism and explore diversity. The Lifetime Achievement...
  • Review: 'The Dream of the Great American Novel' by Lawrence Buell

    Review: 'The Dream of the Great American Novel' by Lawrence Buell
    This is an ambitious work about an enduring ambition — "The Dream of the Great American Novel." As Lawrence Buell's title suggests, there's something both wide-eyed and not-quite-actual about the idea of the G.A.N., an abbreviation first coined by...