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Sunday Apr 13 | Isegoria

When Oedipal Conflicts Were Real

Is it a coincidence that the Oedipus story and the Orestes-Electra story were first made popular in Greece , Randall Collins asks, in the century before Philip and Alexander? These were the most famous plays of the Greek tragedians, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! ATTN: DC & Boston Meet-ups! +Q: Ever been blindsided by an old acquaintance?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Dark Horizons News

Toby Kebbell To Play Doctor Doom

British actor Toby Kebbell has begun negotiations to play the antagonist Doctor Doom in the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot at 20th Century Fox.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

City Journal

Under the Banner of Women

Hollywood might not know much about history, but it has an advanced degree in sex and violence.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Examiner.com

'300: Rise of an Empire': A soggy mess

Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes, and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster '300,' this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield-on the sea-as Greek general Themistokles attempts to... It's become clear that popular movie franchises have a morbid immortality -- you simply can't kill ... (more)

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

TrekEarth

Nowroz - Nevruz

The New Day or the Rebirth or the first day of the spring... Nowruz , meaning "The New Day" ; is the name of the Iranian New Year in the Solar Hijri calendar.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

NorthJersey.com

N.J. Iranians celebrate Persian New Year with music, dance in Englewood

The first day of Spring on Thursday was welcomed with music, dance, and food by North Jersey Iranians who gathered at a church hall to also mark the start of the Persian New Year.

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Saveur.com

Nowruz: A New Day

Saffron rice. Mountains of fresh green herbs. Bowls overflowing with fruits and nuts.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Cityview Online

Bloody sandals

"300: Rise of an Empire," of the sword-and-sandal hybrid war franchise based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, fumbles through this superfluous sequel to "300" .

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Gazette

George C. Ford wrote a new blog post: Ground Floor: Christmas gift inspires new Cedar Rapids business

An almost-forgotten Christmas gift was the inspiration behind Olive's Oil, a new specialty food store in northeast Cedar Rapids.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

SF Classical Voice

The Untold Story: Persian Luminary Hafez Nazeri

"If I were a real Sufi," says Hafez Nazeri, "I would have been detached from all the needs and material things in this world.

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KAZR-FM Des Moines

a Mr. Peabodya is top dog at weekend box office

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" won the weekend box office derby with $21.2 million in ticket sales, outpacing both last week's winner "300: Rise of An Empire" and video game turned car racing movie "Need for Speed."

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Daily Record

Critic's Corner

The splinters of a dozen shattered ships suspended beneath churning waters. Countless dead bodies, missing limbs and worse, leaving curled ribbons of blood as they sink.

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