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BEIJING -- One scene of the new documentary “Chimeras” shows the young Chinese artist Liu Gang wandering with his camera around a town in China that's been built to resemble an English village. Liu is in Thames Town, a development outside...
The Hartford CourantTiana Hercules lives with her husband and two young sons on Asylum Hill, one of the area's most diverse neighborhoods. But Hercules, a program director for the city, said she feels a certain "disconnect" in the schools. "I've noticed a lack of...
Lyrical dance pieces incorporating performers in wheelchairs, a one-man show promising "funny stories about cancer" and the Lookingglass Theatre's world premiere adaptation of "Still Alice," a New York Times best-selling novel about a college professor...
The UCLA Center for the Study of Women will be presenting a symposium on the "Cultural Politics of Seeds" on May 17, as part of the Life (Un)Ltd project which explores the impact of recent developments in biotechnology and biosciences on feminist studies....
The Jackie Robinson biopic "42," which opened in theaters nationwide Friday, presents an opportune moment for adults to have meaningful conversations with their kids about the history of racism in the United States. But with that opportunity comes an...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Alan Tudyk, Movies, Social Issues, Culture
Special to The Herald-MailToo many weeks ago, I proclaimed "Jack the Giant Slayer" to be the first half-decent movie of 2013. Now along comes "42," and I am proclaiming it to be the first really good movie of 2013. It should not have taken us more than three months to get the...
Tackle real problems By Austin Beutner Only 21% of registered voters cast a ballot in the recent primary elections. And convenience didn't seem to be the issue, since only about a third of those who were sent vote-by-mail ballots bothered to fill in...
The Hartford CourantNews that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
Sauntering down a public street wearing a gentleman's pantsuit and hat, Puerto Rican labor and women's rights activist Luisa Capetillo knew her fashion choice was revolutionary in 1919. She was arrested, questioned and eventually released from custody,...
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott should be at the high tide of his influence, dropping the hammer on fellow Republican legislators thwarting his agenda. The governor has made it clear he wants $2,500 pay raises for teachers and a $141 million...
Tags: Justice System, Orlando, Rick Scott, Elections, Barack Obama
The classic Maya civilization, which flourished in Central America for more than 600 years, has been celebrated for its vast city states adorned with monumental pyramids and for its technological feats such as the development of an elaborate written...
Dear Native American Heritage Commission and Gov. Brown: As a Native American in Southern California, and the former historic preservation officer for the Quechan Indian Tribe, I would like to thank the Native American Heritage Commission for reaching an...
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