A while back on National Public Radio, music icon Billy Bragg claimed that “cynicism is the enemy of us all.” Coincidentally that same day, I was listening to Simpatico, a 24-song album by Adler & Hearne — Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne — that celebrates their 15 years together.
Summer often finds humans participate in a wide range of movements like walking, running, swimming, throwing, kicking, and riding bikes. A new exhibit at Discovery Science Place, Tyler, explores the anatomy of all those motions.
The historic Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson is not the most likely place to find a teenage girl happily meandering through graves and tombstones. But to Caitlin Thomas, the hunt for treasure is an adventure that propels her through the grim, moss-covered grave markers.
A plethora of new movies release this summer so there should be something to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Two are rooted in very different Civil War themes than movies of old with Free State of Jones based on a true story of deserters that opposed slavery, and Captain America: Civil War that follows Marvel’s comic books storyline.