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What do college football's Tim Tebow and Bobby Bowden have in common with businessman Wayne Huizenga and Everglades demolisher Hamilton Disston? They've all recently been named "Great Floridians," what is supposed to be a high honor, bestowed upon...
When George C. Wolfe's "Spunk" was first staged at New York's Public Theater in 1990, it was greeted as a kind of rediscovery of the fiction of Zora Neale Hurston, the author of the 1937 novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," who fell out of popular...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelA debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Jacket CopyThis week's book coverage includes Emily Bernard's book on Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, Thomas Mallon's novel on Watergate and a remembrance of poet Wislawa Szymborska...
Postcards from FloridaFrom the perennial Shrimp Festival to the newer Fernandina Film Festival, Amelia Island has a full slate of family-friendly events on the schedule for 2012. Here's a look: Amelia Island Book Festival: February 17-19 With two full days of programs, socials...
Orlando Arts BlogTod Caviness here, counting the minutes until a short vacation to Boston for the National Poetry Slam. I'll bring you all back a little something from Boston Market. Received a letter a couple weeks back from Rollins College professor Maurice O'Sullivan...
Orlando Arts BlogMost of us think of a night at the Philharmonic or ballet as a very adult evening out. But did you know how many youngsters get an introduction to classical entertainment through our own Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Ballet? The Orlando Philharmonic...
Orlando Arts BlogFor the Orlando Sentinel’s annual Season Preview — in print inside this Friday’s Calendar section — the arts writers came up with three events in various categories that sound intriguing to us. We can’t exactly recommend them...
Orlando Arts BlogThe Winter Park Institute (WPI) kicks off its third season of seminars, lectures, readings, master classes, performances, open discussions and exhibits (whew!) on Sunday, Sept. 19. As usual, the event isÂ free and open to the public.Â It takes plac...
Orlando Arts BlogTod Caviness here, temporarily catching a break from elections coverage by watching a nice car chase. - Romance authors certainly get the love around these parts. If you didn't get enough passionate prose at this year's Romance Writers of America...
Orlando Arts BlogAmong classical-music fare from Puccini and Prokofiev, the Orlando Philharmonic’s 2011-12 season will have offerings for opera lovers, pop lovers and even movie lovers. Think Bond. James Bond. The Philharmonic previewed its upcoming season to...
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