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Grillling: It’s all about the sauce

It’s officially grill season. While you’re brushing off the grill grates and prepping your proteins and vegetables, don’t forget to make a bright and zesty sauce for serving. Herbaceous, citrusy condiments, such as salsas and pestos, will complement and elevate your charred grill food. And zhoug is one sauce you should consider adding to your…

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Arlo Parks wishes her eyes were still wide on new album ‘My Soft Machine’

JIM POLLOCK Associated Press “My Soft Machine,” by Arlo Parks (Transgressive) Britpop artist Arlo Parks approaches her work as a poet, laying incisive lyrics over a murkily cozy lo-fi hip-hop. On her second album, “My Soft Machine,” Parks balances childlike wonder with personal trauma and disappointment. The opening track, “Bruiseless,” sets the mood expertly with…

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History and music come alive at Lincoln library and museum

SPRINGFIELD – Summer brings new opportunities to meet President Lincoln and enjoy live music at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Historic interpreters portraying Abraham Lincoln, Mary Lincoln and Gen. Ulysses S. Grant will appear at the ALPLM as part of the city-wide “History Comes Alive” program. Visitors get to meet the historic characters,…

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LGBTQ+ people flock to Florida for Gay Days festival

MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tens of thousands of LGBTQ+ people are flocking to central Florida this weekend to go on theme park rides, mingle with costumed performers, dance at all-night parties and lounge poolside at hotels during Gay Days, a decades-long tradition. Even though Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers have…

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Armstrong Garden Tour in Christian County

STONINGTON — Visit the gardens of Tim and Lynnae Armstrong on their property in Stonington on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The garden at the Armstrong home features a collection of unique trees, many of them conifers, as well as beds including many items up cycled to accent the plantings. “I’ve…

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Pana Spring Honors Concert

PANA — Senior Aaliyah Cooks received the Pana Music Boosters Scholarship at the Spring Concert. Aaliyah is attending Indiana State University majoring in Vocal Music. Pictured (L-R) with Aaliyah are Music Booster Social Media Director Nisa Dykstra, Mother LaToya Cooks, Aaliyah Cooks, Music Booster President Bambi Jones, and Music Booster Melissa Litton. Submitted Photos PANA…

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