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Norma at the COC

Kevin Newbury’s production of Bellini’s Norma at the COC (co-pro with San Francisco, Chicago and the Liceu) is perhaps best described as serviceable.  I have seen various rather desperate efforts made to draw deep meaning from it but I really don’t think there is any.   518 more words

Tahquamenon Falls-Featured Exploration

As promised, I have written a post about the gorgeous Tahquamenon Falls. Although they are located in Paradise, Michigan, the falls are about 18 minutes outside of the small town and locals tend to consider them a part of… 198 more words



Sumter Carnegie Library

Libraries might not be what one might think of when sightseeing. I can even image groans coming from this suggestion. Being a librarian though I like to swing by, see the architecture of the place, and even go in and visit. 190 more words


#10 Hitter: Danton Hyman, Woodstock

According to ATVL, the 10th best hitter in the 2016 Valley League season is Danton Hyman, from Woodstock and Newberry! (A second Woodstock River Bandit in a row. 262 more words

Top Hitters

Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Dudley Farm Historic State Park located at 18730 W. Newberry Road in Newberry. Watch a film about 3 generations of the Dudley Family inside the Visitor Center. 302 more words


One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

I have wanted to read Rita Williams-Garcia‘s One Crazy Summer (2010, Amistad) for a long time. The cover art of these three sisters with their heads high against the beautiful orange red background finally lured me in. 695 more words

Realistic Fiction

What Books Can Do

This week continues the Stay-Cation theme to provide ideas for those who cannot take an extended family vacation. For information regarding Stay-Cation please check archives. … 1,424 more words