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Pondering death, and hoping to find ‘something’

Miles Davis, the endlessly creative jazz musician, was dismissive of organized religion, as he could be of much else. Still, in a 1985 interview, when the subject of life after

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It’s still a beautiful morning for former Rascal

The songs he is most readily associated with — Top 40 hits that got him inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, like “Good Lovin’,” “Groovin” and “A

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‘Driving While Black’ exhibit includes map of Green Book sites

A map outlining 55 places in South Jersey included in the “Green Book” travel guide is part of an exhibition of art, photos and artifacts titled “Driving While Black” currently

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Camden Catholic alumnus directs documentary on Marian Anderson

“Once in a Hundred Years,” a documentary produced and directed by Bill Nicoletti, a 1982 alumnus of Camden Catholic High School, will premier on Feb. 23 at the Kimmel Center

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Vain, stubborn, and inclined to do the right thing

Walter Isaacson — who, as the biographer of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, knows something about difficult men — wrote that America’s second president “could be argumentative, vain, stubborn, cantankerous and

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Living with faith but battling depression

The poet Dennis Hall describes attending a graveside service with a group of friends and his wife, who was at that time dying of cancer. In the brief poem titled

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Contemplating the image of Christ crucified

Only about 20 works by the Renaissance artist Matthias Grünewald survive, the most famous being the Isenheim Altarpiece, with an agonizing crucifixion scene at the center of the nine-panel work.

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The shared vision of the pope and the film director

Wim Wenders, the German director of the documentary “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word,” counts among his influences the painter Andrew Wyeth, who was born in nearby Chadds Ford,

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The man who found his vocation with a camera

He was a fashion photographer who worked in Manhattan and regularly went to Paris runway shows, yet he used duct tape to repair his own inexpensive clothes. Bill Cunningham, who

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An evening of blue note spirituality

No Catholic theologian would refer to the author of the Book of Revelation as “John the Revelator.” Yet when Son House sings about the last book of the Bible, he