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  • Sundance Film Review: 'Freedom Summer'

    Written and directed by veteran documentarian Stanley Nelson ("The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords"), "Freedom Summer" expertly combines archival footage and photos with contemporary interviews to recall the pivotal 10-week period in 1964 when...
  • TV Picks: Abbi Jacobson, 'Spies of Mississippi,' Butch and Sundance

    TV Picks: Abbi Jacobson, 'Spies of Mississippi,' Butch and Sundance
    "Annie and a Side of Fries" (YouTube). Just before she was a person with a TV show (Comedy Central's "Broad City," in which she co-stars with her longtime stage partner, Ilana Glazer, and which you should be watching), Abbi Jacobson created this splendid,...
  • 'Les Miserables' to lead Orlando Shakespeare Theater's next season

    'Les Miserables' to lead Orlando Shakespeare Theater's next season
    "Les Miserables" will kick off the Signature Series of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season, theater officials announced Tuesday. The musical's first Orlando-based production will open Sept. 12 and will be the Shakes' largest single show, said...
  • Liberals' response to illegal immigration isn't grounded in reality [Letter]

    Liberals' response to illegal immigration isn't grounded in reality [Letter]
    Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr.'s scornful response to those who oppose laws and initiatives to help "New Marylanders" misses the point of why opponents of illegal immigration hold such views ("Immigrants and the blame game," Jan. 6). Moreover, he...
  • Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home

    On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Diane Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson. It...
  • Nelson Mandela dies: His legacy to the arts

    Nelson Mandela dies: His legacy to the arts
    Many people know that Nelson Mandela’s life inspired novels, poems, plays and films, but few people know how powerful his effect on the theater was and how powerful the theater’s effect was on him. The theater served as a mirror to Mandela,...
  • Alabama man pleads guilty in cross-burning incident in black area

    An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to burning a cross at the entrance of an African American neighborhood in Ozark, about 80 miles southeast of Montgomery, federal officials announced Monday. Thomas Windell Smith, 24, of Dothan, pleaded guilty on...
  • Reel Critics: Action overwhelms in 'Hobbit'

    Reel Critics: Action overwhelms in 'Hobbit'
    Director Peter Jackson gets his mojo back in the latest installment of the "Hobbit" series. "The Desolation of Smaug" recaptures the alluring mixture of mythical adventure, fantastic landscapes and epic struggle that made Tolkien's books into the enduring...
  • Gov. Walker follows 'Duck Dynasty' into whirlpool over free speech

    For those of you who think that insensitive speech is just an issue for reality television and “Duck Dynasty,” consider Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has quietly signed a bill that will make it harder to force public schools to drop...
  • Hustler's Larry Flynt seeks to save his assailant from lethal injection

    Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
  • British woman ropes in her horse as a bridesmaid

    "Bridesmaids" had a lot of wild wedding moments, but even that raucous comedy didn't go where one British bride just did: She enlisted her horse to be one of her two bridesmaids. Wearing a purple bridle to match groom Graham Sales' tie, 17-year-old...