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Ishmael Beah talks about his experience with skeptical reporters...
Ishmael Beah wrote about his experience as a child soldier in his first book, the memoir "A Long Way Gone."
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Real Clear Politics
Warning System for 'Disturbing' College Courses?
Since the late 1960s, the movies have had in place a rating system designed to inform viewers of the suitability of films for various audiences.
Apollo's Fire spotlights up-and-coming talent with first-ever Young Artist concert
The four members of the Young Artist Program at Apollo's Fire will perform together and by themselves for the first time this weekend.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Minot Daily News
Colleges call for "trigger warnings" for college students
Last month, The New Republic reported, the student government at the University of California in Santa Barbara passed a resolution "urging officials to institute mandatory trigger warnings on class syllabi."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Preservation Hall profiled on 'CBS Sunday Morning'
Lesley Stahl will visit Preservation Hall on " CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood ."
Trigger Warning: School
My first week of law school I got into a debate with a new classmate about rape laws .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Riverdale Press
Writers share stories at CMSV
Author Myla Goldberg addresses students at the College of Mount St. Vincent's 'Writers at the Mount' series on Feb. 27. Students in Rob Jacklosky's Writers in the 21st Century class were excited to meet a literary celebrity on Thursday.
Chinese brush paintings featured at Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park in March
In March, the Portola Art Gallery presents "Asian Fusion," a collection of Chinese brush painting by Linda Salter.
Oneohtrix Point Never Announces New 12" for Record Store Day, Preps World Tour
With Record Store Day creeping around the corner on April 19, artists in every corner of the musical landscape are announcing the special items they'll be offering exclusively through brick-and-mortar shops.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Judaism in Focus at Lakewood Public Library
Over the past two millennia, Judaism has developed and spread across the globe, taking shape as a vast and complex system.
Think you know history? Come relive the news as it happened. Valerie Komor, Director of the Associated Press Corporate Archives, takes you behind the scenes and deep within the AP Corporate Archives as she explores the content digitized for Gale's Associated Press Collections Online.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two Birmingham area musicians selected for 2014 National Youth Orchestra and eight-city tour
Violinist Michael Brown, left, and bassist Andrew Downs have been selected for the 2014 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, based at Carnegie Hall in New York.
The Great War In Portraits At National Portrait Gallery
Selbstbildnis als Soldat by Ludwig Kirchner, 1915. Copyright: Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio This year marks the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, and this is the first major exhibition of the year to mark the occasion.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Summit Daily News
Katie Hess plans to pair volunteering with travel for an upcoming trip to Peru
Katie Hess has been to every continent except South America. This month, she will travel to Peru to volunteer for jungle conservation work.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Fisk Jubilee Singers to Present Concert at Brentwood Academy
The Fisk Jubilee Singers will be in concert at Brentwood Academy on Tuesday, March 4, at 9:15 AM, in the upper school gymnasium.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Bonny Zanardi: Mark Garner's travels inspire realistic watercolors
"Watercolor Travels -- Near ... and Far," which opens Monday, presents paintings by Mark Garner.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Music At St. Paul's Artist Series Has 2 Concerts In March
The Music at St. Paul's Artist Series will feature two concerts in March. Duo 2: Bach to the Future will be Friday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. and Cuarteto Quiroga will be Tuesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. Peter H. Bloom on flutes and piccolo and Mary Jane Rupert on harp have performed together for 20 years, appearing in venues across the globe, with ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Historic drama filming at Harriet Beecher Stowe House
People who drive past the Harriet Beecher Stowe House on Gilbert Avenue will discover the history made here 180 years ago when the "Sons & Daughters of Thunder" movie comes out.
Jared Sacks: DSD Present and Future
Some months back, SACD and DSD champion Jared Sacks, founder of Channel Classics , stopped by Casa Bellecci-Serinus in Oakland for an extended chat about the history of his label, recording in DSD, and his new NativeDSD.com download site.
Real Clear Politics
How to Improve America's Colleges & Universities
Much has been written about liberal education's skyrocketing costs, its failure to provide students with the knowledge and intellectual skills they need to succeed in a competitive globalized economy, and its burdening of students with massive debt.