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Culture
10:26 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Great Barrington, Mass., commemorates 50th anniversary of the death W.E.B Du Bois

Tuesday, August 27, is the 50th anniversary of the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The African American political intellectual and civil rights pioneer was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. A commemoration of his death in Great Barrington this Saturday and will include a guided tour of the Du Bois Homesite.


Little League World Series
9:39 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Westport team wins first game at Little League World Series

People at the Westport Library watching their Little League team play at the Little League World Series
Credit Alison Freeland

The Westport Little League team defeated Nashville, Tennessee 3-2 on Thursday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

George Zimmerman Trial
11:14 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Protest at Ted Nugent concert over Trayvon Martin remarks

Protester Bette Barrett outside of Toad's Place in New Haven, where Ted Nugent performed
Credit Melinda Tuhus

About 100 people protested outside a performance by musician Ted Nugent in New Haven over several controversial remarks Nugent made about the shooting of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of Martin's killer George Zimmerman.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

Music Mountain
1:48 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Rarely heard pieces for the 84th season

Music Mountain President Nick Gordon

Music Mountain is this country's longest-running chamber music festival. This is their 84th season. 

Kate Remington talked with Nicholas Gordon, president of Music Mountain, about the current season, which still has lots of great performances in store.

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Movies for the deaf
12:19 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Deaf moviegoers sue theater chain, alleging violation of ADA

Several deaf moviegoers and advocates for the hearing impaired have filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut against the Bow Tie movie theater chain, alleging it is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing services for hearing-disabled people.


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