The director of the Maine Humanities Council speaks about community-driven programs and renewing civic culture.
A new film traces the composer's life in the United States and his championing of black music.
Jane Hood is building bridges to rural Nebraskans.
The treasures of the Romanovs dazzle visitors.
The writer shares reflections on the South and history.
The archives of the Chicago Symphony tell the story of money, music, and the men behind the baton.
Illinois and Idaho celebrate the life of the writer who made the declarative sentence a work of art.
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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
By Vincent J. Cannato
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
By Steven Nadler
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