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Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
Celebrating 500 years of Florida history, "Dreamers and Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians" will be presented on Friday, June 7, at Sanford's Princess Theater. In the show, presented by the Florida Humanities Council and Creative Sanford,...
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One thing to know about our book club We are the Jay Stream Middle School Book Club. We started in 2003, and we all are, or have been, staff members at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers...
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Eatonville's annual Zora! festival is on track toward financial stability after a few rough years, organizers told the Orange County Commission on Tuesday. The festival, which celebrates the legacy of the historically black town's most famous resident,...
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...
Tags: Politics, Football, Everglades, Government, Florida Gators
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...
Davidson Taylor, a public-relations professional working with the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, wrote this story about the "Question Bridge: Black Males" exhibition, on view as part of the Zora! Festival. The festival is running through...
Where do the years go? Seminole State College is up to its eighth installment of August Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" of plays. Wilson, the noted African-American playwright who died in 2005 wrote 10 plays set in Pittsburgh. Each takes place in a...
WHAT: The Outdoor Festival of the Arts from Feb. 1-3 is the centerpiece of this year's Zora! Festival in Eatonville, but you don't have to wait until next weekend to honor the city's rich heritage and the life of its most famous author, Zora Neale Hurston...
This year's Zora! Festival has a mission that goes beyond celebrating Eatonville's most famous resident, author Zora Neale Hurston. It has to spend less and make more so its parent organization can get its financial house in order. The finances of the...
As the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos get ready for their big playoff game Saturday, there are plenty of opinions about how the teams and cities compare. But in one competition -- based on books -- Baltimore wins hands down. The East Coast city had...
Maxine Hong Kingston's most recent book, "I Love a Broad Margin to My Life" — possibly the last from this pioneering Chinese-American novelist, memoirist, poet and activist — includes a glossary to help readers with all the loan words. "I...
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