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First Nighter: London Boasts a Great "Ragtime," David Hare's "The Red Barn," Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser," Tom Stoppard's Surpassing "Travesties," Stephen Jeffreys's "The Libertine"

David Finkle | Posted 11.02.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

London--Ragtime, the musical billowed by Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens from E. L. Doctorow's 1975 novel, is the great American mu...

'Holland in Haymarket' Brings the Hues of the Netherlands to Northern Virginia

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

With flights from Washington, D.C. to Amsterdam averaging around $1500 this spring, my trip to the tulips may have to wait. But just 45 minutes outside the Nation's Capital is another garden with a propitious nickname: "Holland in Haymarket."

This 'Love Trumpet' Kills Racism

Jennifer Nix | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Nix

Five months before the tragic verdict in State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman, my personal paradigm on race shifted in a Brooklyn bar as I encountered the poems and performance of Roger Bonair-Agard. 

The New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

Labor and Capital in the 21st Century: Legacy of the Haymarket Affair

Mark Cassello | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Mark Cassello

May 1, 2011 marks the 125th anniversary of nationwide series of strikes that forced employers to begin to capitulate on the issue of the eight-hour wo...

PHOTOS: Marchers Rally For Jobs, Re-Enacting 1915 Protest

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"WOMEN HELP SLUG POLICE; BULLETS FLY," screamed the Chicago Daily Tribune headline on January 18, 1915. "Shots were fired, clothes torn, eyes blackene...

Chicago: A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Charles Shaw

The election of Barack Obama and the recent arrest of Governor Rod Blagojevich have once again shown how Chicago's angels are never far away from its demons.