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  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    'Garden of Lights' Brookside Gardens' winter walk-through holiday lights display with more than 1 million twinkling LED lights shaped into forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements is on view through Jan. 6 at 1800 Glenallan Ave. in Wheaton....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Dec. 2 'Messiah' concert The U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club performs the 66th annual Handel's 'Messiah' Choral Concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and four soloists from the Metropolitan Opera Company at the academy's Main Chapel. Cost is...
  • Colombian treasures at Bowers

    Colombian treasures at Bowers
    The gold crucifix and rosary studded with Colombian emeralds is known as "The Atocha Cross." In 1986 — 364 years after the Nuestra Seņora de Atocha ("Our Lady of Atocha") went down during a hurricane in the waters off what is now Key West, Fla. &#...
  • 'Happy People' a portrait of wilderness culture frozen in time ★★★

    'Happy People' a portrait of wilderness culture frozen in time ★★★
    Serendipity is what gives us "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga," an intimate portrait of the vanishing breed of hunters and fishers still making a life in the isolated heart of Siberia, where a mild winter day is minus 30 and the only way in or out is by...
  • In Washington National, they trusted

    In Washington National, they trusted
    More than 50 struggling Chicago-area homeowners last year placed their faith and their savings into the hands of Washington National Trust, which promised to save their homes from foreclosure. The homeowners, most of them Hispanic and living in Aurora,...
  • Authors R-Z

    Nathan Rabin Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
  • Critic's Pick: 'Kon-Tiki' stays true to a legendary adventure

     Critic's Pick: 'Kon-Tiki' stays true to a legendary adventure
    There's a big, raw-boned appeal to "Kon-Tiki," the Norwegian film based on its native son explorer Thor Heyerdahl and the 100-plus days he and a crew of six spent on a balsa wood raft crossing the Pacific to prove a point. Carried by currents from Peru to...
  • Report: College for indigenous people in Venezuela helps them fight for rights

     
    I came across an interesting article by Reuters news service this morning. It focuses on a university in Venezuela that specifically targets students from the country's 44 recognized tribes. The aim of the school is to teach students ancient customs while...
  • People's Garden at Woodrow Wilson High School: Sowing seeds in a food desert

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 34: People's Garden, El Sereno neighborhood, Los Angeles The People’s Garden at Woodrow Wilson High School sits at the lowest part of the sprawling campus, the sloping lot bound by a chain-link fence and a low......
  • Drilling in Arctic waters? Scientists aren't sure if it is safe

     
    Escalating oil prices and diminishing supplies around the world are focusing more attention than ever on the vast petroleum reserves under the Arctic seabed, and in the relatively pristine shoreline areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the...
  • Post-9/11 blather amnesty offer tendered

     
    I’ve come to grant blanket amnesty for whatever came out of your mouth or keyboard from September 11 through, say, December 31, 2001....Nancy Nall I'll take it. For those of us who paid to have something original to say, those......