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Historical Figures I'd Like To See Musicals About

I’ve just started teaching Hamilton for the year (using much of the musical, duh), and it’s really gotten me thinking about historical musicals. I love these pieces that bring music and humanity to real-life people. 237 more words


Jackie's Girl: my life with the Kennedy family by Kathy McKeon

I enjoyed this book as I do any book about the Kennedys, but there wasn’t too much information about the Kennedys. It was more a memoir of Kathy McKeon, who was Jackie’s assistant and sometimes nanny to John John and Caroline from 1964 to 1976. 27 more words


Lana Del Rey and the Kennedys

Nice choice of music for CNN’s docu-series American Dynasties: The Kennedys:

Lana Del Rey has invoked the Kennedy myth before . . . 49 more words

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on presidential portraits

the thing about presidential portraits is that they usually aren’t all that exciting. partly possibly perhaps because there haven’t really been presidents who were particularly interested in art or in portraiture as an art form. 820 more words


Kitchener--Conestoga Green Party AGM, 15 March 2018

Hello Kitchener–Conestoga Green Party members, supporters and friends!

There’s a provincial election coming in June, and the Kitchener–Conestoga Greens are starting to gear up.

Along with the other Waterloo Region Green Party riding associations, we’re having an election planning meeting this Thursday: 363 more words

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Building the Great Society

I received a free Kindle copy of  Building the Great Society by Joshua Zeitz courtesy of Net Galley and Penguin Viking the publisher. It was with the understanding that I would post a review to Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my nonfiction book review blog. 179 more words