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  • 'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum

    'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum
    Last week, the Wadsworth Atheneum showed a fictionalized biography of Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi, and exhibited a Gentileschi in the lobby. This week, the honoree for a similar presentation is acclaimed American painter Robert DeNiro Sr....
  • Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted

    Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted
    Raphael Lemkin — a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent who emigrated to the United States in 1941 — worked his entire life to make the crime of "genocide" punishable by law to change the world for the betterment of all people. As a lawyer and...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative

    Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative
    The basic needs and civil rights of homeless people in Broward County are big news lately: Fort Lauderdale is getting international attention for enforcing a new ordinance that restricts feeding the hungry outdoors. And there is an ongoing debate at the...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?

    What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?
    In minutes the opening salvo in the latest skirmish of the Pennsylvania pigeon wars was due to begin. And there, a half-mile away across the Delaware River, lay ground zero. Shrouded behind a long, 30-foot-tall wall of pale fabric, the Philadelphia...
  • Scene: Zoellner Gala2014 a Motown-inspired success

    There was definitely a theme going on Oct. 25 at the Zoellner Arts Center Gala2014 featuring Grammy-winning singer Smokey Robinson. The decor was distinctly Motown, from the dramatic hanging mobiles to the table chargers made from 45 rpm records. Glossy...
  • A to-do list for Larry Hogan

    A to-do list for Larry Hogan
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan can't let the euphoria of his upset win last too long because he has precious little time before he takes the reins of state government. He will be sworn in on Jan. 21. His first budget is due two days later, and so are any...
  • FHA squeezing loans for condos despite surging demand

    Call it the condo conundrum: Demand for condominium units is rising in many urban areas nationwide, according to new real estate industry estimates, yet mortgage financing is getting squeezed for entry-level condo buyers by a key federal agency. List...
  • Prop. 46 foes spent $60 million to maintain 1975 malpractice award cap

    Prop. 46 foes spent $60 million to maintain 1975 malpractice award cap
    The election day drubbing of Proposition 46, an initiative that would have increased limits on certain medical malpractice damages, marks a stinging defeat for the state's trial attorneys, who championed the measure. The defeat caps years of declining...
  • Tyrone Power had it all, but he wanted more

    Tyrone Power had it all, but he wanted more
    Tyrone Power was just 22 when he became the toast of Hollywood after his breakout performance in the 1936 historical epic "Lloyd's of London." Power possessed preternaturally good looks and charm to spare; women wanted to marry him, and men wanted to be...
  • Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert

    Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert
    More than 1,500 spectators turned out Saturday to watch Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow perform the first concert in the Seneff Arts Plaza at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. "What a great night to be in Orlando,...