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  • '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...
  • Ex-Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards launches comeback bid for Congress

    Ex-Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards launches comeback bid for Congress
    He has served in prison, starred in a short-lived reality TV show and delivered enough quotable quips to fill a bookshelf in the public library. Now, in his latest exhibition of life as political performance art, Edwin Edwards — former Louisiana...
  • 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,...
  • Extreme-right groups declining, but 'leaner and meaner,' watchdog says

    The number of far-right militias, extremist patriot groups and hate organizations in the U.S. dropped last year for the first time since 1999, but the organizations are becoming "leaner and meaner," the Southern Poverty Law Center reported Tuesday....
  • Florida man displays KKK flag, noose in front yard

    Florida man displays KKK flag, noose in front yard
    A Florida man is causing controversy in his Palm Beach County neighborhood by flying a Ku Klux Klan flag in front of his home and displaying a noose and a "members wanted" sign, according to WPTV. The man, whose business card lists him as a recruiter...
  • Let them fly KKK flags in Palm Beach County: Opinion

    Let them fly their KKK flags in Palm Beach County. I’m glad they’re doing it. Make no mistake: It’s a horrible act. The flag instantly conjures hate, violence and a dark American past. When you hold a Klu Klux Klan flag high, you are...
  • Chan Lowe: The KKK flag display

    Chan Lowe: The KKK flag display
    That a Palm Beach County citizen should choose this particular week to fly his KKK flag and hang a noose in front of his home was probably an inadvertent act. It happens, though, to be Sunshine Week, when media organizations around the country are...
  • Francis Walter Dam has same stigma as a school named for KKK's founder

    It was the most rancorous period in America since the Civil War. It was a time in which Americans were afraid to speak their minds, afraid of the self-righteous paladins of McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was one of the...
  • 'In God We Trust' legislation for schools advances theocracy

    Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine had it all wrong, in the view of some people, and it is time for America to follow the lead of the sheiks and mullahs of Saudi Arabia and Iran, along with the Imperial Kludds of the Ku Klux Klan and...
  • Federal shutdown spoils KKK plan to desecrate Gettysburg's sacred ground

    No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown. In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...