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Times Staff WriterA 10-piece band with a harp and an accordion cranked out a mambo from a stage in the overflowing plaza. A tall man with blue-black hair beckoned my wife over to a long table. "Vino rosso?" he asked, and he poured Bobbie two glasses of a robust red wine....
Sometimes I wonder how many books I've read in my four decades. Thousands, anyway — maybe tens of thousands — since the first one, about a choo-choo, when I was not quite 3. Right up to Anne Carson's “Autobiography of Red,”...
Tags: Annie Dillard, Arts and Culture, Saul Bellow, Literature, Poetry
Special CorrespondentPiraeus, the port of Athens, Greece. is popular both as embarkation/disembarkation point for Eastern Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises, as well as a stop (sometimes overnight) on voyages in that part of the world that originate and end in other ports....
The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield. For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
It was a very surprising answer to a common question, at least for singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson. When asked Thursday during a phone interview how life has been treating him, he responded: "Everything is really good. I have no complaints at all...
Richard Chamberlain treats fellow actor Heather Tom abominably. Without apology. Night after night. On stage, that is. The tall, silver-haired veteran of stage and screen is heading the cast of “The Heiress,” the classic drama by Ruth and...
Tags: John Gielgud, Theater, Academy Awards, Peter Weir, Joseph Papp
The Downswing Golf BlogWelcome back, Phil. Welcome back, Ernie. A couple of former champions who had drifted away because of scheduling issues are back for this week’s Byron Nelson Championship, joining defending champion Keegan Bradley to help restore some of the...
Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...
North Suburban Actresses Featured in Tennessee Williams’ Fantasy “Camino Real” at the Goodman TheatreTribLocal - EvanstonBy Carrie Swearingen In his first American-grown production, untamed and often controversial Spanish director Calixto Bieto routes the Goodman Theatre’s production of Tennessee Williams’ cosmic …...
Special to Tribune Newspapers"This Thing Called the Future" By J. L. Powers Cinco Puntos Press, 208 pages, $16.95 Ages 13 and up Khosi is a 14-year-old girl living on the edge of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She has no luxuries in her life. She lives a small shack with her...
Baltimore County police have charged a 23-year-old Cockeysville woman with assault in connection with a stabbing Tuesday evening at her home on Lord Byron Lane. Samantha Steck faces first- and second-degree assault charges. A judge set bail at $25,000,...
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