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Tuesday Apr 15 | OpEdNews

The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies

Editor's note: The following is the transcript of a speech that Chris Hedges gave in Santa Monica, Calif., on Oct. 13, 2013.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Bullard musical was educational

As one of the cast members of Bullard High's "Moby Dick the Musical," I wish to offer up my opinion about the show.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Northwestern University

Set Sail on an Epic Voyage at Northwestern University

"Moby Dick" -- Herman Melville's saga about Captain Ahab's pursuit of a great white whale -- will make its first fully-staged debut April 25 through May 4, and will be the subject of a free symposium at Northwestern University on April 12. "Moby Dick" will be performed as part of the Theatre and Interpretation Center at Northwestern University's ... (more)


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Theater

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

'Disgusted' by show at Bullard

I attended Bullard High School's production of "Moby Dick the Musical" and can honestly say that I have never been so disgusted.


Sun Apr 06, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Book Review: 'The Word Exchange' by Alena Graedon

The printed word is dead. It must be. After all, we've been told that for probably close to two decades now.


Sat Apr 05, 2014


The Dallas Opera Announces Return of Heggie and Scheer's MOBY-DICK, 11/04/2016

The Dallas Opera tonight capped a phenomenally successful season with the announcement that the original Leonard Foglia production of composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's powerful twenty-first century masterpiece, MOBY-DICK, will be returning to the site of its triumphant 2010 world premiere.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Texas

Thu Mar 27, 2014


The sketch: Harry Neufeld vs. Pierre Poilievre

Megan Leslie stood in the House of Commons and suggested that the Minister of State for Democratic Reform might have spoken with Harry Neufeld before the minister decided to use the work of Mr. Neufeld as the basis for parts of the minister's bill.


Wed Mar 26, 2014


Lookingglass Season Will Include World Premiere of Moby Dick Plus Will Eno's Title and Deed and More

The Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company announced its 27th season, which will include the world premiere-production of David Catlin's adaptation of Herman Melville 's novel "Moby Dick," as well as the midwest premiere of Will Eno 's Title and Deed .


Sun Mar 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Growing Melville

When we think about the great places of American literature, we naturally turn to great cities, such as New York, Chicago, and Boston.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire County, MA, Agriculture, Science

Thu Mar 20, 2014


For their spring break, whales frolic in Dominican waters

Every January through March, several thousand North Atlantic humpback whales congregate in the warm waters off the Dominican Republic's northeast coast.


Related Topix: Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel

The Huffington Post

Moby Talks Apocalypse and True Detective

According to musician, Moby, an artist who has sold over 20 million records and whose song "Extreme Ways" plays prominently at the end of every Bourne film, the apocalypse happened back in December 2012.


Related Topix: Electronic, Moby, End Times