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Minoru Yamasaki’s McGregor Center named historic landmark

Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press The McGregor Memorial Conference Center, a Modernist masterpiece located at Detroit’s Wayne State University, was among five sites added to the nation’s list of historic landmarks today by the National Park Service. An Indiana house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park, an 1872 covered […]

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Review: ‘Between Worlds,’ with English National Opera, Addresses 9/11

Michael White New York Times LONDON — Are there no-go areas for opera — stories too momentous or traumatic to be told in song? Perhaps not. But there are some narratives that stage composers tend to stay away from, including the September 11 terrorist attacks. An exception occurred last weekend when Tansy Davies’s “Between Worlds” […]

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Judge cancels this month’s 9/11 hearing at Guantánamo

Carol Rosenberg Miami Herald Military judges have canceled three war court hearings in a row, effectively leaving Guantánamo’s Camp Justice dark for two months and signaling how much the war crimes cases are still a work in progress. On Friday, according to attorneys who have seen the order, the September 11 trial judge canceled hearings planned for […]

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