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  • Most influential Florida books

     
    Tod Caviness here, counting the minutes until a short vacation to Boston for the National Poetry Slam. I'll bring you all back a little something from Boston Market. Received a letter a couple weeks back from Rollins College professor Maurice O'Sullivan...
  • Orlando Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concerts focus on America

     
    Most of us think of a night at the Philharmonic or ballet as a very adult evening out. But did you know how many youngsters get an introduction to classical entertainment through our own Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Ballet? The Orlando Philharmonic...
  • 2011 Season Preview: 3 intriguing classical-music events

     
    For the Orlando Sentinel’s annual Season Preview — in print inside this Friday’s Calendar section — the arts writers came up with three events in various categories that sound intriguing to us. We can’t exactly recommend them...
  • Amelia Island has a full calendar of upcoming events

     
    From the perennial Shrimp Festival to the newer Fernandina Film Festival, Amelia Island has a full slate of family-friendly events on the schedule for 2012. Here's a look: Amelia Island Book Festival: February 17-19 With two full days of programs, socials...
  • This Sunday: Van Vechten's Renaissance, Watergate, Szymborska and more

     
    This week's book coverage includes Emily Bernard's book on Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, Thomas Mallon's novel on Watergate and a remembrance of poet Wislawa Szymborska...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • 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...
  • 'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

    'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    Daunting as it may be to assemble a centuries-spanning assessment of any country, even one with a fairly linear march through history, how does one approach a culture as unstable, contradictory and contested as ours? Where do you start? Where do you stop?...
  • Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?

    Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?
    Two decades ago, Eatonville used its link to Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston to get noticed by the world. Now, as the community attempts to transform itself into a major African-American cultural destination, leaders are struggling to define...
  • It's A Gray Area: St. Valentine's Day — past and present

    Have you ever wondered where the Valentine's Day celebration came from? I did, and so I did a little research, and no, unlike Mother's Day, Valentine's Day is not rumored to have been created by Hallmark Cards. St. Valentine's Day, commonly shortened...
  • 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...