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Tuesday Aug 19 | Las Vegas Newstrip

Artists and writers helped us see the suffering of the Great Depression

Las Vegas, Nevada - New in Paperback: Witnesses to the Struggle - Imaging the 1930s California Labor Movement by Anne Loftis From the University of Nevada Press: "A wonderful book, beautifully written and a must read for labor, ethic, economic, Western, and social/cultural historians, and for those who treasure Americans."


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Pop/Rock

Tuesday Aug 19 | Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Organist Welch gives Steinbeck-themed concert

James Welch, hailed as California's foremost concert organist, has performed in this region numerous times in recent decades.


Related Topix: Classical, California, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Pop/Rock, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Religion, Episcopal Church

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Display of banned books turns heads

You might not think a used book store could cause a sensation in this day and age, but Judi Honore, owner of Shakespeare Books & Antiques in downtown Ashland, is doing just that by showcasing - and selling - scores of books that get blacklisted every year.


Related Topix: Ashland, OR, Mark Twain, Vocal, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

Could a California Dust Bowl Suck These 3 Industries Dry?

As a resident of Southern California for 25 years of my life, I can certainly tell you a story or two about drought.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Pop/Rock, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Memories of the Mother Road

U.S. National Highway 66, the official, 2,440-mile-long Southwestern motor-vehicle route from Chicago to Los Angeles, began when federal officials strung together a number of existing trails.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, California, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, The Grapes of Wrath, Route 66

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Hispanic Business

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre plans eclectic 2014-2015 season

In between, the professional theater company will stage three hot new plays -- the intimate comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," the Martin Luther King drama "The Mountaintop" and the one-woman tour de force " " -- as part of its ongoing mission to offer a full spectrum of theatrical experiences.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Arts, Theater, Oklahoma