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  • Shore Leave returns to the Hunt Valley Inn

    The Shore Leave 32 science fiction convention returns Friday-Sunday, July 8-10, at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn. This event will include workshops, a film festival, a masquerade contest, an art show and a host of dealers selling memorabilia. There will...
  • Obama's wreaths: Afro-Amer., Confed.

     
    by Mark Silva Today, there were wreaths to go around. Several dozen professors had called upon the first African-American president to forgo a Memorial Day tradition of laying a wreath at a monument to Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery,....
  • Virigina making plans to mark 150th anniversary of the Civil War

     
    From 2011-2015, Virginia and the Richmond region will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of  Civil War with a variety of events examining the causes and impact of this most crucial event in America’s history. The array of events planned...
  • ISRAEL: Guns missing from Israeli prime minister's security detail in U.S.

     
    Luggage belonging to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security detail crisscrossed America until finally turning up, four handguns short, U.S. sources reported Wednesday. A spokesperson for Israel's General Security Services told Reuters that...
  • Have Civil War documents? Get them scanned in Gloucester

     
    Representatives from the Library of Virginia will be in Gloucester on Dec. 11 to scan Civil War-era documents. Of particular interest are documents from 1859-67 that reflect social, political, military, business and religious life in Virginia during the...
  • Robert E. Lee, read your Sun Tzu!

     
    Nick Owchar talks to military historian Bevin Alexander about Sun Tzu and the Civil War....
  • American Idol and Hall of Fame

     
    Before I get to my weekly “American Idol” commentary, I have some final thoughts on this year’s balloting for my Hall of Fame of the area’s most colorful characters. As you’ll see here, this year’s choice is developer...
  • Kevin Costner to star in History channel's 'The Hatfields and McCoys'

     
    Kevin Costner will star in History channel's dramatization of the famous American feud....
  • Music review: Dawn Upshaw, Peter Sellars and George Crumb in the 2011 Ojai Festival

     
    Mark Swed reviews the 2011 Ojai Festival with Dawn Upshaw, Peter Sellars, George Crumb, Maria Schneider and Richard Tognetti...
  • Building Museum is among D.C.'s greatest interiors

    You might expect a museum about buildings to be housed in a nice one, and the National Building Museum in Washington certainly is -- so much so that the impressive but lesser-known 19th-century structure can be the highlight of a visit to Washington....
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

    Ernest Hemingway started his relationship with Florida thanks to John Dos Passos, a friend of Hemingway who encouraged him to visit Key West on his way to Cuba. After that visit in 1929, Hemingway's second wife received a house on the island as a wedding...