(Dutch) New York History

By David Goodwin | November 12, 2020

Amid a deeply divided society, America’s tradition of cultural and religious tolerance appears to be imperiled. The Dutch colonial history of New York City reveals the importance of those values in shaping the city and the entire United States.

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Collective Pause

By Fr. Frank Sabatté | October 29, 2020

Openings Artist Collective’s current outdoor exhibit showcases art commenting on our shared pandemic experience. These works challenge audiences to acknowledge the destructiveness of individualism and pause to weigh what matters in this life.

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Truth, Lies and Race: “Fargo” and the Pop Culture Dream of America

By Jim McDermott | October 26, 2020

The new season of Fargo attempts to challenge the foundational myths shared by American history and popular culture. Through the stories of two Kansas City crime families–one Black, one Italian, Fargo undercuts the definition of a “good” American.

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Connected Cooking

By Sara McDonough | October 15, 2020

Food can offer both comfort and anxiety. Pandemic cooking provides a welcome and healthy re-setting of one writer’s relationship with food after struggling with an eating disorder.

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