Tag - 03-23-2017 Issue

Chuck

Every good song you’ve heard in your life—at least, the stuff released after 1955—owes a small debt to the late great Chuck Berry. Or a huge debt, in the case of the Beatles’ “Come Together,” the Beach Boys’ “Surfin’ USA” and too many others to list here.   Having lived some 90 (or 95, Chuck...

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Book Launch Party of the Year at Seaside

Preeminent environmental historian Jack E. Davis’ latest book, The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, makes its Beachcomberland debut Wednesday, March 29, in Seaside’s Academic Village on the Lyceum. The event, which begins at 5 p.m., includes a champagne and wine reception, a reading, Q&A...

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Recommended Reading

Gail Holst-Warhaft The Fall of Athens Fomite Press Preoccupied with the culture revolution going on in our backyard, Americans of the ‘60s and early ‘70s might have vaguely noticed a parallel course in northern European social issues. So it’s not strange that few wondered what was happening in...

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What Was Missing

By Chris Leavenworth   Ever since I was a kid, I’ve heard it said by countless adults that by lacking a certain faith or belief in a higher power, a person can live his or her whole life with something fundamentally missing. In my particular environment, it was brought to my attention in the...

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The Gulf Comes to Okaloosa Island

By Joni Williams   We don’t mean the Gulf of Mexico which, obviously, has been around for a long time. We’re talking about The Gulf, the much‑loved Orange Beach eatery and bar that recently opened a sister location bayside on Okaloosa Island. And we can think of at least five good reasons why you...

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Wines to Try – Trivento Malbec

As recently as the 1990s, many Argentine wineries produced crude, inconsistent wines that were heavy and lacked balance. Today, more wineries are making consistently better, cleaner, and more satisfying selections that appeal worldwide.   This wine is from the Mendoza region, which has been...

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