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“All American Girl” asks "who will save the children?"

This play follows Katie, a bright and attractive girl committed to rescuing innocents from hardship and poverty, as she evolves into a passionate extremist.

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Today in history: Ernest Hemingway is born

Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 - July 2, 1961) was one of America's most popular authors.

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Art should be like a ribbon around a bomb: Diego and Frida in Detroit

When they came to Detroit in 1932 they were three years married: Diego worked feverously and created Detroit Industry, while Frida created 11 works to establish herself as a distinct artist in her own right.

 

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Today in history: Patrick Stewart turns 75

The highly accomplished, ever busy, and much beloved actor Patrick Stewart is 75 years old today.

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"JFK and the Unspeakable" is "convincing portrait" of Kennedy

This is the only book on the assassination recommended by the Kennedy family.

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Today in history: Earl Robinson, composer of “Joe Hill,” born

On this date in 1910, composer Earl Robinson was born in Seattle.

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Cher: "If Trump's elected I'm moving to Jupiter"

Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.

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Progressive cinema clips: Cinetopia, Robeson film, "Chiraq"

Detroit area film lovers are being treated to a new version of the Cinetopia Film Festival, now in its fourth year and growing rapidly.

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Poem for peace: “Brother”

"I depend on you and you can depend on me. A brother is no bother. We all have the same Father."

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Today: Two American poets honor LGBT Pride Month

Includes poetry by Walt Whitman and Judy Grahn.

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