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13 Ways of Looking at a Flagnew

A post-mortem of “The Confederate Flag: A Belated Burial in Florida.”
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  07-06-2015  |  Culture

Popeye's Little Helpernew

As spinach season is upon us, here are some ways to eat it that you probably haven't grown sick of.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  07-02-2015  |  Food+Drink

Not Your Mascotnew

Students lead push to ban Native American sports team imagery.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff  |  07-02-2015  |  Culture

Time Slips A Cognew

I’m beginning this piece by chipping away at a giant writer’s block.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  06-23-2015  |  Commentary

Inside the First Church of Cannabisnew

The first service will be held on July 1, moments after Indiana's RFRA law goes into effect.
NUVO  |  Ed Wenck  |  06-23-2015  |  Culture

What Is Courageous?new

Last week saw much debate over what is courageous or heroic in terms of who deserves an award. The argument started when ESPN announced that Caitlyn Jenner would receive this year's Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY Awards later this summer.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  06-11-2015  |  Culture

Mystery Meat isn't COOLnew

At the behest of Canada, the World Trade Organization is telling the U.S. to change its Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws. This illustrates the danger of international trade agreements like the TPP
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  06-08-2015  |  Food+Drink

What I Won't Miss About Restaurant Criticismnew

As he writes his final restaurant reviews, the Weekly Alibi's restaurant critic takes a look a the dark side of what has been, in many ways, a dream gig.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  06-08-2015  |  Food+Drink

Cleveland's Coffee Renaissancenew

Riding the third wave with the bean-sniffing, java obsessed folks behind Cleveland's coffee renaissance.
Cleveland Scene  |  Douglas Trattner  |  05-28-2015  |  Food+Drink

Rhinelander arts workshops build communitynew

One of Wisconsin’s oldest arts education programs, the School of the Arts at Rhinelander, soon will begin its 52nd year. The July 17-19 weekend will feature workshops in visual, culinary, writing and performing arts.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Jay Rath  |  05-21-2015  |  Art

Artist Yuri Elvin: Golden Under a Solar Deitynew

A star in his own universe this California born kinetic, pornographic, cultivated painter explores, sets down in reds, yellows, black and white every aspect of savage warriors, mind-soiled thinkers, war-torn, machine-gun-carrying prostitutes, cloned parishioners and excess-driven dictators.
Random Lengths News  |  By Anna Broome  |  05-15-2015  |  Art

Connecting the Dotsnew

Between the Waterfront, Minimum Wage, Homelessness, and Free Trade.
Random Lengths News  |  By James Preston Allen  |  05-14-2015  |  Commentary

Will Sail for Foodnew

A wind-powered cargo company shakes up the idea that local food is better for the planet.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  05-11-2015  |  Food+Drink

City 'Til We Dienew

Detroit City FC’s unlikely birth — and unlikelier rise to popularity.
Metro Times  |  Adam Doster  |  05-06-2015  |  Sports

The Art of Hip-Hop in Greensboronew

Greensboro’s arts studio Uptown Artworks is preserving a hefty portion of hip-hop culture with its exhibit “Thinkin of a Master Plan;Hip-hop the ARTform.”
YES! Weekly  |  Yes! Weekly  |  05-04-2015  |  Art

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