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Articles with keyword "popular culture"

Tucson Inn neon sign

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The Siren Glow

Tucson restores its mid-century neon signs.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy

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Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.

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Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.

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Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.

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Tickling the American Fancy

Kaleidoscopes and other objects reveal the aesthetic of the early nineteenth century.

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The Medici of the New World

How an art-loving physician named Albert C. Barnes took revenge on the critics by building a collection barred to them.

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A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.

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Dazzling Magical Spectacular Madcap Broadway

A new film tracks one hundred years of stars and shows along the Great White Way.

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A “Mad, Hulking Carnival” of American Life

Breaking some of the rules made Tom Wolfe a better observer.

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Zap! Pow! Bam!

How Superman and friends began to fight for the little guy.