Author: Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.

A Brief History Hello, everyone!  I am Dr. Zar and today, I want to wish my family, friends, colleagues, students, and subscribers a Merry Christmas 2022! Digging Deeper Did you know that the music for the popular Christmas carol titled “Carol of the Bells” is based on the Ukrainian folk chant titled “Shchedryk” by Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych? If you have some spare time during this winter break and if you have not yet already done so, I encourage you to read Mr. Markham’s recent biography of Napoleon titled Simply Napoleon.  Also, to see some of Mr. Halsall’s films, please…

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A Brief History Biographical musical fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 7:00PM at Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 on 1345 SOM Center Rd. in Cleveland, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://gofobo.com/WHDANCEHHEAST.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper I Wanna Dance with Somebody is a powerful and triumphant…

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A Brief History Hello, everyone!  I am Dr. Zar and today, I want to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving 2022! Digging Deeper This year, I am thankful for my colleagues, family, friends, mentors, students, and subscribers to my YouTube channel. Question for students (and subscribers): What is something that you are thankful for this year?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to subscribe to History and Headlines by liking us on Facebook and becoming one of our…

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A Brief History Comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The People We Hate at the Wedding on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7:00 PM Eastern!  For your chance to watch a virtual screening, please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/PEOPLEWEDDINGhistory.   Digging Deeper Based on the book by Grant Ginder, the film follows struggling American siblings Alice (Kristen Bell) and Paul (Ben Platt), who reluctantly agree to attend the wedding of their estranged, wealthy half-sister (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) in the English countryside alongside their mother, Donna (Allison Janney). Over the course of the wedding week,…

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A Brief History Biographical war drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Devotion on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:30PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD on 6001 Canal Rd. in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://gofobo.com/DEVOTIONHH16.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper Devotion, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the…

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