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Arts-Entertainment

The Bookworm: ‘Unlock the Weird’

In a format meant for pick-up-and-put-down reading, this book features thousands of short facts, quick articles and tons of pictures that are entertaining, surprising and sometimes a little disgusting.
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Smith Bay Labor Day Extravaganza and Parade Set for Sept. 2-5

The Smithbay Labor Day Extravaganza and Parade will be held this Labor Day weekend, Friday through Monday. There will be four days of live musical entertainment, bounce houses for the kids, and food and drinks on sale.
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The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson’s Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if that’s the kind of book you want now, then “Elizabeth and Michael” is what you need to get you.
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Reichhold Center Announces 38th ‘Season of Milestones’ Line-Up

The Reichhold Center for the Arts unveiled its 38th season at its annual Business After Hours reception on Thursday, Aug. 25.
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Community Music Inc. Cancels Jazz in the Park Due to Finances

Community Music Inc. (CMI) informs the friends, patrons and supporters of Jazz in the Park that the concert scheduled for Friday, Aug. 26, has been canceled due to insufficient funds.
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The Bookworm: Read the ‘Writings on the Wall’

Readers with the right mindset will find this book to be informative and entertaining but be prepared to take your time get the most from it. What’s here is deep and wide and nowhere near quick.
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The Bookworm: ‘Playing Dead’

“Playing Dead” by Elizabeth Greenwood c.2016, Simon & Schuster       $26      247 pages Your wallet is genuine, original faux-leather from faux-Venezuela. It matches the pleather jacket you love so much and your favorite fake-silk shirt, which you like to wear when you drive the c
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The Bookworm: ‘Nobody’

“Nobody” by Marc Lamont Hill, foreword by Todd Brewster c.2016, Atria                  $26              250 pages Charges dropped. You were surprised but not surprised. Hopeful that it might be different but only barely. You know that these days, the idea of justice can be a slippery
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The Bookworm: ‘Thank You, Teacher’

If you’re a student or about to be one, remember this title; you’ll want it for later in the year, at gift-time. Thank a teacher if you can read “Thank You, Teacher.”
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Biggest Jazz in the Park Concert Fills Roosevelt Park with Multi-cultural Music

St. Thomas’ Roosevelt Park was filled with the sounds of sizzling Latin jazz, smooth reggae and a variety of musical styles over the weekend as International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) hosted its biggest event to date.
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