July

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Texans soak up union culture

Old and new union songs, poetry and information were presented to a group of about 50 people from all over the area.

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"Project Nim": Gripping film poses tough questions

Project Nim takes the viewer on a journey through the life of Nim Chimpsky, with a less than stellar outcome for science and, sadly, for Nim.

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In John Sayles' "Amigo" God was busy somewhere else

John Sayles has done us a service in detailing the day-to-day events in a small village occupied by American troops.

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Worth a trip: Berkshire diary

Berkshire County is a storied vacation spot year-round, but especially in this season; the summer home of the Boston Symphony is here at Tanglewood; nearby is Jacob's Pillow, a seasonal dance festival.

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Michael Moore's film fest blooms in Traverse City

Michael Moore's influence in the film industry has given birth to one of the most progressive film festivals in the world.

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Cuban drama shines at LA film fest

Those who missed June screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival of the "Boleto a Paraiso" have another opportunity to buy a ticket.

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"Richard III": Classic with a modern lesson

Enjoying Shakespeare under the stars at Topanga Canyon's Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is de rigeur during summertime for Angeleno theatergoers.

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"Names of Love" juggles froth, sex, history, politics

Watching the first few minutes unfold, one might be lulled into the belief that the next hour and a half will be spent consuming light filmic fare.

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Film traces historic period of immigrant rights struggle

The film begins with immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano recalling the day immigration officials raided her home in 2002.

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