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  • #HRBooks | 'Behind every great man' is a woman who is more than a history footnote

    #HRBooks | 'Behind every great man' is a woman who is more than a history footnote
    Clueless about the women behind great men? Virginia Woolf once quipped, "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman." Supporting a famous husband or partner and not sharing in any of their glory was not the bane of only Victorian Age muses. In her...
  • City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream

     City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream
    When Mayor Richard M. Daley was putting together a landscape advocacy task force in the early '90s, he asked Connie Rivera to participate. It put her back on familiar turf. "My family had a farm in Michigan," she says. "We grew flowers. I always had...
  • Redemption tale 'Two Men in Town' is an uneven mix

    Redemption tale 'Two Men in Town' is an uneven mix
    The setting is striking, the cast impressive. But "Two Men in Town," a drama that's built on dread and circles the question of redemption for a newly released prisoner, falls short of the mythic territory it aspires to. Director Rachid Bouchareb's...
  • Warrant: Students Say They Purchased 'Molly' From Wesleyan Student

    Warrant: Students Say They Purchased 'Molly' From Wesleyan Student
    MIDDLETOWN — Witnesses told police that Andrew Olson, a Wesleyan student who was arraigned Tuesday on charges of selling a hallucinogen was involved in the distribution of the drug MDMA on campus, according to documents released after Olson appeared...
  • 'My Girl' -- 50 years and counting

    There are sounds it feels like you've known forever, sounds that have been in your ear so long, it's hard to believe they were ever new. One of those sounds is this: James Jamerson thumps a heartbeat on the bass. Robert White's guitar corkscrews out in...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1975, Allen and Dieruff meet in the district boys basketball title game for the first time

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 2 1995—Franklin & Marshall, the country's No. 1 team, gets revenge for a loss to Muhlenberg in the MAC title game a week earlier by beating the...
  • Center Stage extends 'One Night in Miami' again; Everyman names new managing director

    Center Stage extends 'One Night in Miami' again; Everyman names new managing director
    Call it "One Winter in Baltimore." For the second time, Center Stage has announced an extension of its brilliant production of "One Night in Miami…," the inventive play by Kemp Powers about the 1964 evening that Cassius Clay (just before he...
  • Joe Henry, Sam Phillips showcase smart songwriting at Largo

    Joe Henry, Sam Phillips showcase smart songwriting at Largo
    Singer and songwriter Joe Henry referenced a coincidence Saturday during the show he shared at Largo at the Coronet with another L.A.-based musician and artist, Sam Phillips. The show shared the same day as the 50th anniversary of the assassination of...
  • 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' to be released as e-book

    'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' to be released as e-book
    It's been a long wait, but "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" will be released as an e-book, according to the Associated Press. Malcolm X's estate hopes to release a digital version of his famous memoir by May 19, which would have been his 90th birthday....
  • Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.

    Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.
    On a cloudy Saturday morning in South Los Angeles, hundreds of marchers took to the streets to call for an end to police abuse and black-on-black violence. When Tritobia Ford and her family arrived, the crowd parted and someone yelled, "Let's show...
  • Hundreds mark 50 years since Malcolm X's assassination

    Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago. About 300 people converged to hear remarks from one of Malcolm X's six...