The holidays are upon us in earnest. It's an ideal time to put down the smartphone or iPad and curl up with a good book.
It captures the moment in history of the nationalization of the International Maritime Company, which gave Egypt control over the Suez Canal.
A poetic response, one among many from around the country, is based on Biblical passages and other religious and philosophical texts.
The 1968 film "I Was Nineteen" was written and directed by Konrad Wolf, who used the film to relate his experiences in the closing weeks of World War II.
The four-day program is called the "Will Connell Memorial Week: Celebrating the Life and Music of the Heart and Soul of Downtown."
"Two men converged on Canfield Drive, one man just walking down the middle. My squad car passed him and I stopped; would I make this something big or little?"
In 1978, Sylvester Stallone was cast to portray a labor leader with a story remarkably similar to that of the late James R. Hoffa.
It took a full 82 years, but a revolutionary Soviet-era ballet that was purported to be Joseph Stalin's favorite has finally come to American shores.
"bought the ticket in my hometown, all aboard for the shootin' place, won't see his hands up high, death in his eyes, tears runnin' down his mama's face..."
The plight of Jews in 1928 Poland, with the rise of the Nazis lurking and looming in the background, is strong stuff.