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Ding, Dong! DOMA's Dead: Love Is Sweeping the Country

Rodney Punt | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Rodney Punt

The Supreme Court struck down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and upheld a lower court's dismissal of California's Proposition 8. Let's celebrate the validation of civil rights with a song written over 80 years ago but still relevant today.

Ojai Music Festival 2013: Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!

Rodney Punt | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Rodney Punt

The undertow of somberness in the last two Ojai Music Festivals was banished for the 67th version of the venerable yet ever-renewing series on June 6 to 9. Credit for breaking the spell goes to exuberant dance maven Mark Morris.

21-Year-Old Cancer Patient Dies After Last Wish Wedding

Posted 03.28.2012 | Weddings

Twenty-one-year-old cancer patient Rodney Conradi, who made headlines in February when he married his girlfriend just two days after his Valentine's D...

The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth: A Chamber Opera of Horrors at Fais Do-Do

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

Shakespeare's Macbeth has the reputation of a problematic, even unlucky play, but its fantastical elements give it terrific potential for operatic treatment.

The Forgotten Battle Which Won The American Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.