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Maureen Ryan

'Wolf Hall' Is A Masterful Study Of Power And Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment

Early on in “Wolf Hall,” Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance) confronts someone who deeply wronged him in the past. “Confront” may not be the ri...

Urbane Rurality In England, Part One: A Day In The Historic Town Of Lewes

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you are attending an opera at Glyndebourne, that itinerary will see you through from after breakfast until you need to go back to the hotel and change for the show - which generally begins around 5 p.m.

A Man Who Changed His Times: Part II

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

As the businessman said to J. Douglas Holladay, "It's easy to make a fortune, but harder to make a difference." William Wilberforce made a difference and he indeed changed his times.

First Nighter: Maria Stuarda at the Met, Donna McKechnie at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In setting Maria Stuarda to music, Gaetano Donizetti did some of his most beautiful writing, not just for the title character and her prevailing adversary Elizabeth I. Throughout, Donizetti also imagined any number of ensembles

Off With His Head!

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Since graduating from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2007, Chan-Hyo Bae has expressed in his work the feelings of cultural and emotional estrangement...

An Artist's Obsession With Her Past

2012-04-23-cahomedesign.jpg | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

This article comes to us courtesy of California Home + Design. Danielle Nelson Mourning slipped into a thin white nightgown, dropped to her hands a...