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Return To War

Play reminds that peace still elusive

Ten years has passed since TheatreSquared debuted "My Father's War," an original play by company founder Bob Ford based on the World War II recollections of his father-in-law.

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Start Your Engines

Hot Wheels rev up fun at Amazeum

For the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, "the idea for the exhibit was pretty simple at the start."

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Er-Gene Kahng, Arkansas Philharmonic

Florence Price is getting a lot more attention than she did during her lifetime. Born in 1887 to a middle-class family in Little Rock, Price attended New England Conservatory, one of the few conservatories that admitted African-Americans at the time. But it wasn’t until 1931, after she’d moved her family to Chicago and divorced her abusive husband, that Price began to write music for the orchestral world. She faced two challenges, she said in a 1943 letter to conductor Serge Koussevitzky, a story in this month’s New Yorker reports: “My dear Dr. Koussevitzky, To begin with I have two handicaps — those of sex and race. I am a woman; and I have some Negro blood in my veins.”

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'Fifty From Fifty'

Shiloh Museum showcases pieces of past

Carolyn Reno has had a uniquely fortunate position with the Shiloh Museum for 34 years of its 50-year history. She is the one who knows its collections most intimately.

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Historically Hilarious

APT actors follow in long line of funny ‘Producers’

Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder.

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Forever in my heart

Funny stories convey friend’s real mission in life

"There are some times in life when the only thing you can do to cope is to laugh."

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Art OverView

Works address abstraction, ethnicity, ornament

Feb. 1

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Perfecting The Puzzle

Casting director finds joy in furthering careers

It's impossible not to share Stephen DeAngelis' enthusiasm -- three parts proud parent, two parts carnival barker and 95 parts a fan of the mediums he populates with people.

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Legend, Legacy

Bell exhibit recalls one man and his community

John Bell Jr. wouldn't be entirely happy about the exhibit of his work currently open at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum as part of the city's bicentennial celebration.

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Walk The Walk

Native ancestry guides attorney’s environmental mission

He is described as "a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian law," and his CV will explain that he was educated at Stanford University, Yale Law School and the University of Michigan Law School; that he was Bryant Smith Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law and taught at The University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as associate dean; that he is a former president of the Association of American Law Schools; and that he was deputy assistant attorney general for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and counsel to then U.S. attorney general Janet Reno.

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Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were inst...

Wayne and June Martin, pictured in front of the old Mooney-Barker Drug Store in Pettigrew, were instrumental in the preservation o...

Published: April 7, 2017

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