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The Tallest Tree In the Forest:
The Rise and Fall of Paul Robeson

Saturday, January 18th, 2014
by on Playing Around

If you talk about the role of race in American there’s a place for you in history. If you talk about the role of class,

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A Wrinkle in Time: Truly Timeless

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
by on Reading Around

2012 marks the 50th anniversary for the publication of the Newberry Award-winning novel A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. L’Engle died in 2007 at

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The Last Station—The Last Year of Tolstoy’s Life

Thursday, February 25th, 2010
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Like Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren is a favorite choice come awards season. At a time when older actresses see fewer starring roles come their way,

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Woman Around Town: Kati Marton—Her Own Person

Sunday, February 14th, 2010
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Sitting in the warm, wood-paneled living room of Kati Marton’s apartment overlooking Central Park, it’s hard to imagine the fascinating and, at times, courageous journey

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