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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

At the Movies: On British shores and on British sets

‘On Chesil Beach’ British writer Ian McEwan is the author of more than a dozen accomplished novels in the last 25 years and has had...

Two Contemporary Biographies

Eighth Grade Kayla Day (Elsie Fisher) is 13 and in her last week of eighth grade and looking forward—with trepidation—to high school in her benign...

A Trio of Documentaries Treating: Soviet History, Sustainable Agriculture, and the...

Meeting Gorbachev German director Werner Herzog is a polymath filmmaker, having divided his career (since 1962) between fictional narratives and documentaries. In “Meeting Gorbachev,” (co-directed...

Architectural Conservator Discusses Evidence of ‘Ghost Buildings’ on Hill

Have you ever seen a ghost? Chances are you have without even realizing it. Walking is not required to celebrate the season with a...

The Literary Hill

Celebrating Suffrage Next year marks the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. It was not an...

Big Sandy is Still Swinging After All These Years

It’s been 30 years since Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys started out as a hardcore rockabilly band. Since then they have broadened their...

9 California Chardonnays from Across the State

This month we’re exploring the Golden State’s most widely planted variety, chardonnay. These beautiful wines come from up and down the state, across several...

The Jazz Project – October 2017

To Know Love •••• Maria Schafer, vocalist With her lush, sensuous, and enchanting voice, jazz vocalist Maria Schafer has given us a modern-day jazz album on...

Art and the City

His paintings are character studies of tiny slivers of our universe—the vacant lots or the other scraps of human habitat ignored by beings with...

H Street Life

We may be headed into the dog days of summer, but that’s no reason to sulk. Festival season is just around the corner and...
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