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Writers Weir: Ten years, memoir

...escaped to Switzerland in the face of religious persecution. I took a train to Rouen to see where my childhood heroine, Joan of Arc, had been burned at the stake. As I serenely sat beside an ancient fountain while enjoying a hot Nutella crepe, I...
Playlist: Space rock for an earthly age

...five-piece sound like, well, an army. Coincidentally, I'm in the middle of Mark Twain's "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc", so as I listen, I can't help but visualize some combination of the words I've been reading and the sounds I'm...
We owe our heroes

...pieces. It is naive of Ms. Joy to say that women alone can win the peace (unless she is speaking of such women as Joan of Arc). So often, by the bye, when it is announced that people are killed by aggressors, the words "including women and...
Theatre in the Rough: a collaboration

...were growing up, they wanted the same thing. They wanted to be forest rangers. They didn't plan on being Hamlet and Joan of Arc. They never dreamed they'd form a husband-and-wife theater company, produce Shakespeare and build a reputation...
Alaska editorial: Palin's popularity yet to be tested

...a polite metaphor for the hovering question: "Who's next?" Compared to the Legislature, Gov. Palin looks like Joan of Arc, with a better smile and personality. Comparison has worked well for her from the 2006 campaign on. Gov. Frank Murkowski's...
This Day in History

...reliever Dennis Eckersley were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. In the world In 1412, according to tradition, Joan of Arc was born in Domremy. In 1540, England's King Henry VIII married his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. The marriage lasted...
Approaching Shakespeare, from two angles

...and playing off one another's roles. Standout performances included Carmen Smith's Cleopatra and Ani Williams' Joan of Arc.Garot said watching the kids become comfortable at rehearsals progressed was one of the most satisfying parts of the...
3 weeks' notice

...approval rating of more than 80 percent. The Anchorage Daily News in an editorial said at the time that she looked like "Joan of Arc, with a better smile and personality." Larry Persily, a former aide, was more cynical in an interview with The Associated...
'Sopranos' lead Emmy nominations

...drama ``The Practice'' and the CBS miniseries ``Joan of Arc.'' HBO also fielded only the second cable comedy series...Night,'' failed to get a nomination. Joining ``Joan of Arc'' in the miniseries category were NBC's ``The Temptations...
Entertainment calendar

...and Saturday nights at 9:10, and matinees at 2:10 and 4:10 Saturday and Sunday afternoons. ``The Messenger: Joan of Arc'' (R) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7 at the Glacier Cinema, with matinees at 2 Saturday and Sunday afternoons...


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