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Daily American Staff WriterMore than 250 years ago a group of men dressed in heavy wool despite the summer heat began opening a path through Somerset County that would help shape the future of not only the region, but — to some degree — the nation as a whole. Brig....
Special to The Herald-MailThis is the 192nd in a series of articles about the historical and architectural treasures of Washington County. The French and Indian War, the New World extension of a great European conflict between England and France, arrived in Maryland on July 9,...
May 28, 1754: Virginia militiamen under Lt. Col. George Washington clash with French troops at Jumonville Glen. July 3, 1754: French troops and Indians attack Washington's force at Fort Necessity. He surrenders and is allowed to retreat the next day....
By Linda Matys O'Connell and David Venditta Of The Morning CallThird of a three-day series The visual tranquility of a little-traveled hallway in the Northampton County Courthouse in Easton is interrupted by the vivid colors of a mural stretching 18 feet along one wall. It appears to depict colonial times. A...
LA Times StaffFor the last few months, Universal Pictures has been juggling a live grenade, hoping it won't go off. In the public eye, the studio's Ron Howard-directed film, "A Beautiful Mind," has been viewed as one of the favorites for this year's best picture Oscar....
Sun Movie CriticThe Golden Globes are history - which means it's time to start handicapping the Oscar race in earnest. Judging by Sunday's awards show, A Beautiful Mind should earn itself a passel of Oscar nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
Tags: Movies, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Culture, Renee Zellweger
Sun Movie CriticIn the year just ended, an actor's strike was averted, a big green ogre ruled the box office, Julia Roberts proved the Oscars' only sure thing, Tom and Nicole split up (suggesting that maybe the lack of heat generated in Eyes Wide Shut wasn't all Kubrick'...
Times Film CriticRecoveries from affliction, life-affirming triumphs of the human spirit, are catnip for Hollywood, and few stories fit that model as cozily as the life of mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. As detailed in the Sylvia Nasar biography that gives "A...
LOS ANGELES - Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly has married "A Beautiful Mind" co-star Paul Bettany, her agent said Friday. Connelly, who won a best supporting actress Oscar last year for playing the wife of schizophrenic math genius...
Tags: Geoffrey Chaucer, Society, Ceremonies, Movies, Paul Bettany
No one, ever, is going to confuse Chicago-based Mount Shasta's sonic delirium for "Sweet Home Alabama," but their music's heart and soul is still in Dixie, according to band leader John Forbes. "Since three-fourths of us are from the south, we're much...
After spending the '90s singing in the Jody Grind, Rock*A*Teens and as a solo artist, Kelly Hogan decided she needed a change. A year ago, the lifelong Atlantan, in her words, "came up here to shut up and not work out at all." It didn't last. "I didn'...
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Producer Peter Rawley recalls trying recently to get a top talent agency to see two Indian actors. Most agents, he has found through the years, would rather go with a sure thing than take a risk on signing "ethnic" talent. In this case, he had to assure...
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