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Posts published in October 2017

Dare to enter these haunted theaters

Going to the theater is always a mysterious experience.  As the curtains open and close, we never know what will happen in the next act.  Watching a performance at an old playhouse can be even more mystical, especially if it is haunted.  There are two historic…

David Belasco never left his theater

The lights of Broadway shine brightly, but they would have been dimmer without the innovations of David Belasco.  As an artist and master of stagecraft, he created stage settings and genuine light effects that made his plays stand out above all the rest.  He was an…

Shankar teaches us lessons

A bull ran away from Slaughterhouse 8 on Beaver Road in Jamaica about 10:30 am on October 18th.  New Yorkers were surprised when they saw the bull, for this is not a typical sight in the Big Apple.  Unlike other stories about bulls, this one has…

Catching Up with Cohoon

TIME TO JUDGE By Gabriel Diego Delgado   Benjamin Disraeli is said to have stated: “Change is Inevitable, Change is Constant”. Truth be told as Kendall County and Boerne, in particular, surges in population and continues to experience those fabled first-world, big-city growing pains. Moments away…

President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln practiced spiritualism

Known as “The Great Emancipator,” President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), who was the 16th president of the United States, showed great leadership during the Civil War.  With his courage, strength and indomitable spirit, he helped end slavery.  The Emancipation Proclamation, a document that President Lincoln wrote during…

Ricky Martin helped Latinos succeed

Most of us have done some crazy things in our lives.  Looking back, many of us saw our wild days as part of growing up.  As for singer Ricky Martin, he celebrated those crazy times in the hit song, “Livin la Vida Loca.”  Written in Spanglish,…

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