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  • Off the grid in Amish country

    Off the grid in Amish country
    I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
  • Carlos Reygadas' films search for authenticity beyond reality

    Carlos Reygadas' films search for authenticity beyond reality
    Two or three years ago, if you asked the so-called Three Amigos -- Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu -- to name the most promising young contemporary Mexican director, their voices would unite in praise of Carlos Reygadas....
  • 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress' by Rhoda Janzen

    'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress' by Rhoda Janzen
    Rhoda Janzen begins "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home" with a trifecta of midlevel tragedies: a hysterectomy, an automobile accident and a failed marriage. None is quite epic enough on its own to derail her, but together they...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen

    Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen
    "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home" By Rhoda Janzen Henry Holt and Company, 256 pp., $22.00 I worry that it might be impossible to share with anyone who doesn’t have a background similar to Rhoda Janzen’s the wicked...
  • The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'

    The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'
    NEW YORK — Just before Sherie Rene Scott debuted in "Everyday Rapture" at off-Broadway's Second Stage last spring, she panicked. "I thought to myself, 'Oh, God, this could go really, really badly,' " the 43-year-old actress recalls about a...
  • Toiling to heal a Baltimore community

    Months ago, a homeless man entered Dwayne Hess' West Baltimore coffeehouse. He took in the scene for a few minutes, had a warm beverage, then headed for the door. Before he left, the man turned toward Hess, whom he had never met before, and said...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: HRA advances in state lacrosse; Walsingham boys edge Eastern Mennonite in tennis, but Peninsula District teams fall in regional

    Hampton Roads Academy rocked Covenant of Charlottesville 13-4 Tuesday in a first-round game of the Virginia Independent Schools lacrosse tournament. Latane Harris scored five goals and Andrew Carpenter four for the Navigators, who reached Friday's...
  • Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku

    Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku
    Paul Soldner, a ceramicist and longtime Scripps College teacher who introduced a pottery technique called American raku, died Monday at his home in Claremont after a period of declining health. He was 89. "He was one of the greats in California...
  • MLK friend recalls work with civil rights leader

    In a chapel lighted in shades of blue in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s embrace of non-violent protest, a confidante of King’s reminded congregants at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Sunday to remember him as a man of accomplishment who...
  • Journey to the past

    Journey to the past
    There are outdoor summer festivals and then there's the Kutztown Folk Festival. The annual event, held each year in the Pennsylvania town that bears its name, is larger than life in every which way. It attracts around 150,000 visitors each year. It's...