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Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.
Travel with us on our journey through vintage McDonald's ads, as we take note of what has and hasn't changed in the art of selling burgers to brown people.
Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.
Based on Google Alerts, a snapshot of pandas in black-and-white. In the here-and-now.
Jul 31, 2008 — Governor Paterson says the federal government needs to help states through the current fiscal crisis brought on by trouble in the housing and financial markets... We drive along with a 'mom and pop' oil company as it tries to balance skyrocketing costs and customers' ability to pay... And metal thefts are up - in some surprising places. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 31, 2008 — Our monthly arts round-up Open Studio is on the road, broadcasting live from Keene Central School in Keene Valley, NY. Fiddler John Kirk and guitarist Trish Miller play traditional and original music, Chase Twichell shares poetry and conversation, and more. Go to full article
by Dale Hobson
Jul 31, 2008 — Poet Chase Twichell is the founder of Ausable Press and author of six collections of poetry. The most recent is Dog Language, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2005. Dale Hobson talked with the author on a broadcast of Open Studio before a live audience in Keene Valley, NY. They discuss poetry of place, and the author reads her poem "The Paper River." Go to full article
by Connie Meng
Jul 31, 2008 — The musical Pump Boys and Dinettes is the final production of the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester, Vermont. The show runs at the Playhouse through... Go to full article