| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime.
The folks at Second City...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Poetry makes nothing happen.
So saidW.H. Auden.
Who never lived in Chicago.
Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Great variety and a sparkling array of internationally-known entertainers mark the inaugural season of the EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.The new, state-of-the-art, 2,100-seat Grand Hall, the largest venue in Central...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:23 AM
The complete schedule of the Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series features
Comedian, actor, and banjo player Steve Martin is on the 2011 Summer Concert Series schedule, live on June 26.
It is the first time Martin has appeared at the venue. Three other...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Like Garrison Keillor, whose column used to appear in The Sun, Dan Rodricks underestimates the power of the tea party in American politics ("Question for tea party: What now?" Aug. 4). He should have read John Malagrin's letter right across the fold ("Tea...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:22 PM
The Alaska State Fair, slated to open Thursday, is celebrating its 75th birthday this year. The 12-day event brings a panoply of playful fun that’s become a late-summer tradition back to the Mat-Su Valley.
Fair organizers are hoping to draw even...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Suzy Bogguss says it all started with Garrison Keillor back in 2008. As a guest on his radio show, she realized that everyone loves singing along to "Red River Valley," but children don't seem to know the tune. With music education fading from public...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:03 AM
RICHMOND — A shuttle service will be available in Danville, Lancaster and Lexington for those wishing to attend any events during the 2011-12 season of the EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.
The center kicks off...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Bravo, fat lady.
Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore's book festival got here first.
Organizers of the 16th annual Baltimore Book Festival, which opens Friday, say they aren't fazed that a larger, glitzier, more star-studded event is being held on the exact same weekend just 40 miles to the...