| Jan 19, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Sacramento will celebrate culture and the arts with a day of free admission to 26 local museums.
The yearly event is hosted by the Sacramento Association of Museums to get people out to enjoy the city's unique art, history, science and wildlife all...
| Jan 24, 2011
President Barack Obama and speechwriter Cody Keenan, a Chicago native, were praised for the president's address after the Arizona shootings. Next comes Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to talk about:
1. Sometimes a long...
| Apr 9, 2012
One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:45 PM
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'Twelfth Night' — Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre opens Fri., June 24, 8 p.m., Laurel...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:24 PM
There is a fabulously interesting Greek word—poema—which means “to make”— with a cascade of nuances, which implies detailed workmanship, a masterpiece or the most special creation of the creator. It is the origin of our...
| Sep 3, 2011
Franklinton 0 Curtis 34 Final
Salmen 14 Northshore 17 Final
Reed 0 Fontainebleau 39 Final
Vandebilt 28 E.D. White 30 Final/Thursday
South Lafourche Destrehan 6 pm Monday?
Higgins 34 Thibodaux 28 Final/Thursday
Belle Chasse 47 South Plaquemines 20...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:22 PM
A father is accused of hitting a 15-year-old student with his truck outside of a school Tuesday.
The N.O.P.D. says Paul Amar came to Sojourner Truth Academy after the school called and said his daughter got into a fight.
They say Amar started arguing...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
It's the 17th season for one of Connecticut's — and the Northeast's — greatest jazz events, the Litchfield Jazz Festival, which this year has moved back to its previous location at the Goshen Fairgrounds (by popular demand). (They've also...
| Oct 26, 2008
Why does the Evangelical Covenant Church have a lot of retirement homes?
It goes back to Sweden, when we were part of the Lutheran Church. In small Bible study groups, we read about compassion for the poor. That relationship is part of our DNA: If you...
| Feb 19, 2009
| 12:49 PM
In "The African Book of Names," a new work compiled by Askhari Hodari, there are more than 5,000 names deriving from 37 nations and more than 70 ethno-linguistic groups. One thing that sets it apart from other name books is that it makes clear that it's...
| May 25, 2008
I took the day off from blogging Saturday but got myself back into the spirit Sunday morning watching Stan Verrett co-anchor the late SportsCenter. Stan kept me on my toes by dishing one non sequitur after another, just to make......