But a new book on the counterculture crusader attempts to dig deeper into the mission of writer Hunter S. Thompson, who pushed "gonzo journalism," a style of journalism written without claims of objectivity and with the journalist at the center.

Last year, President Donald Trump vowed to reduce the size of some national parks, prompting praise and outrage from different corners.

Of Utah's famed national parks, Zion may be the most beloved, Bryce Canyon the most striking, the sandstone formations of Arches more aesthetic, and the sight lines of Canyonlands more vast, but there is something about the imposing scale of Capitol Reef that arrests the imagination.

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Special guests include journalists Christopher Dickey, John Avlon and Tina Brown, playwright David Hare, memoirist Margo Jefferson, Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt, historians Charles Spencer and Deborah Lipstadt, and federal judge and author Richard Gergel.

Alliance Francaise of Charleston and MUSC International Group present the 12th edition of the French Film Festival Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, and next week Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, in the auditorium of the Medical University's Basic Science Building, 173 Ashley Ave.

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Popular stand-up comedian and television personality Jerry Seinfeld will perform a solo show at 7 p.m. March 7 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

It should come as no surprise that when Jews began immigrating to another new land, the fledgling United States, their arguments burst into the open. Unfettered by Old World tradition, free to explore alternative theologies and modes of worship, Jews in 19th-century America grafted new ways onto old and shaped the modern Judaism we recognize today.

“Rampage,” James M. Scott’s third book on the Pacific Theater of the Second World War, is by far his most immediate and intimate. The war is agonizingly and microscopically close: the enemy soldiers, the Filipino and American citizens, the American generals. We see what they eat, what they wear, how they survive, how they die.

A bevy of talented home and school artists made it difficult for our expert panel of judges to pick winners in our recent coloring contest celebrating the Gulf Stream. But decide we must!