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  • Why We Still Need Black History Month

     
    A debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • '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,...
  • In books, Baltimore beats Denver

    In books, Baltimore beats Denver
    As the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos get ready for their big playoff game Saturday, there are plenty of opinions about how the teams and cities compare. But in one competition -- based on books -- Baltimore wins hands down. The East Coast city had...
  • Chinese-American novelist to speak at UM

    Chinese-American novelist to speak at UM
    Maxine Hong Kingston's most recent book, "I Love a Broad Margin to My Life" — possibly the last from this pioneering Chinese-American novelist, memoirist, poet and activist — includes a glossary to help readers with all the loan words. "I...
  • Orlando Philharmonic 2011-12 season includes Bond music

     Orlando Philharmonic 2011-12 season includes Bond music
    Among classical-music fare from Gershwin and Prokofiev, the Orlando Philharmonic's 2011-12 season will have offerings for opera lovers, pop lovers and even movie lovers. Think Bond. James Bond. The Philharmonic previewed its upcoming season to...
  • Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK

    Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK
    Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
  • Eatonville gardens tour

    Eatonville gardens tour
    Eatonville is the childhood home of author Zora Neale Hurston and was the first incorporated African-American community in the nation. This year’s Zora Neale Hurston festival in Eatonville will include a tour of the gardens and yards of the small...
  • An author's irrepressible spirit comes through at Court Theatre

    When George C. Wolfe's "Spunk" was first staged at New York's Public Theater in 1990, it was greeted as a kind of rediscovery of the fiction of Zora Neale Hurston, the author of the 1937 novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," who fell out of popular...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, temporarily catching a break from elections coverage by watching a nice car chase. - Romance authors certainly get the love around these parts. If you didn't get enough passionate prose at this year's Romance Writers of America...