civil war

History and music
7:47 am
Wed November 6, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and musician Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette
Credit Chicago Review Press

Interview with Ned Sublette

      

Ned Sublette splits his time between writing books about history and writing and performing music. A two day visit to Kalamazoo has allowed him a chance to show off both talents. 

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Theatre
5:11 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

The Whipping Man looks at life after the Civil War

Rico Bruce Wade, Ben Riegel, and Scott Norman at Farmer's Alley Theatre.
Credit Farmers Alley Theatre

    

It the end of the Civil War when the play “The Whipping Man” opens. A young Confederate soldier who is severely wounded has just made it back home only to find that life as he knew it is gone forever. 

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