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She's from here? That's right here? They make those here? Yes, yes, and yes. From Ella Fitzgerald to Williamsburg to Peace Frogs, we've got people, places and things worth talking about. PEOPLE Princess Pocahontas, Capt. John Smith and Chief Powhatan...
Big question: This is only Terrence Malick's fourth film in his more than 30-year directing career. Does he have anything new to say about Pocahontas? Skip it: Flatly poetic from start to finish, "The New World" is effective neither as the 17th Century...
Tags: England, Terrence Malick, Entertainment, Movies, Judi Dench
Tribune arts critic3 stars (out of four) Capt. John Smith--the real one, not the one with Colin Farrell's eyebrows--devoted much of his writing life chronicling his early 17th Century dealings with what he and other English colonists called "the salvages," meaning savages,...
Sure, it's early in the season from an Academy Awards standpoint, but in Hollywood it's never too soon to start projecting possible contenders for the coveted title of best picture. This year's race, for instance, could center on an old Oscar friend,...
247-4732Working in brutal summer heat, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists made a pair of potentially significant discoveries last week. They began exploring an early well, one that had been converted into trash pit by the mid-1600s. Elsewhere, excavations...
247-4783Archaeologists expanded their excavation of James Fort in several directions this past week, opening up four additional squares near the west corner that could hold evidence of the settlement's first church. They also began to explore a newly discovered...
757-223-5682Relying on movies to boost tourism has mixed results, but state officials are banking on a potential blockbuster. This Wednesday, the buzz around "The New World" will get louder, as the movie about Jamestown has its invitation-only East Coast premiere at...
Zap2It.comYou can watch five minutes of a Terrence Malick movie and know that no one else could have made it. The long takes of wheat fields and bubbling brooks, the cavalier disregard for the conventions of narrative and character, the reliance on existential...
Working under the gaze of a PBS camera crew, archaeologists exposed another 700 square feet of the original ground level at James Fort this past week, revealing the remains of a massive masonry chimney. They also continued to probe an artifact-filled well...
247-4783Things didn't exactly go as planned when Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists returned to the exploration of America's first permanent English settlement last summer. After tracking down the elusive west wall of James Fort in late 2003, the field crew...
Special To The SunIn 1774, the brave citizens of Chestertown banded together to protest British tyranny and dumped a load of tea -- and a few British sailors who got in the way -- into the Chester River. Saturday, the citizens of Chestertown will recall this historic...
Tags: Chestertown, England, Entertainment, Dance, Petroleum Industry
Special to SunSpotTo escape the humdrum of Jamestown, explorer Captain John Smith headed to the Chesapeake Bay area and mapped nearly 3,000 miles of new territory in 1608. Among the parcels of land was the large mound of red clay now known as Federal Hill. The grassy slope...
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