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  • Now that 'Mad Men' has changed the TV landscape, what does it all mean?

    Now that 'Mad Men' has changed the TV landscape, what does it all mean?
    High school AP classes may be churning out theories about the green light at the end of Daisy's pier or Andy Warhol's tomato soup cans, but the most popularly deconstructed symbol in and of American culture these days is "Mad Men's" falling guy. As AMC'...
  • New summer attractions: coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye

    New summer attractions: coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A dark, submarine-inspired thrill ride in California and swank new offerings at Downtown Disney all top the summer's must-do list for theme park and amusement fans. For those who want even more extreme summer adventures, a...
  • My Time: Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church hosts an orchestra of flutes

    My Time: Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church hosts an orchestra of flutes
    As part of its Sunday worship service, the Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church hosted the Chesapeake Flute Consort and the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Flute Ensemble on April 19. The "Orchestra of 30 Flutes" is made up of area middle school, high school...
  • San Francisco Symphony interprets John Cage, with great results

     San Francisco Symphony interprets John Cage, with great results
    In "Lecture on Nothing," John Cage compared a piece of music to a glass of milk. "We need the glass," he wrote, "and we need the milk." At the invitation of the San Francisco Symphony on Saturday night, actor Tim Robbins read those lines with an...
  • Suburban senior day cares cater to dramatic ethnic population growth

     Suburban senior day cares cater to dramatic ethnic population growth
    Each weekday, in an unremarkable office park in suburban Wheeling, a 13,500-square-foot space transforms into a bustling celebration of Eastern European countries. In one room, elderly Russian men holding cue sticks circle billiards tables in search...
  • Schuh defends controversial community grants

    On West Street in Annapolis, the Light House homeless shelter is busy turning an old building into a bistro for a culinary job training center. Last year, Anne Arundel County gave the shelter $100,000, half of which was designated for the project. The...
  • Profiles of those killed in the Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment

    Profiles of those killed in the Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment
    Eight people were killed in an Amtrak train derailment Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The victims include an Associated Press employee, a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, a Wells Fargo executive, the CEO of a technology startup, a college dean and...
  • Quickly: 'Standing ovation for Northwest Indiana Symphony'

    Quickly: 'Standing ovation for Northwest Indiana Symphony'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com It used to be if you were a farmer your children grew up and became farmers, and if...
  • Timeless 'Mikado' raises spirits

    Timeless 'Mikado' raises spirits
    It may have opened in 1885 at Savoy Theatre in London, but the comic opera "The Mikado" still works in modern times. "The thing about all Gilbert and Sullivan is it was written away from time and place and not for a specific time. It's completely...
  • Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts

    Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts
    Access Contemporary Music: The group's yearlong "Composer Alive: Poland Project" culminates in the premiere of Polish composer Agnieszka Stulginska's "Dance With My Breath," along with works by Marta Ptaszynska and other contemporary Polish composers. 7...
  • 5 fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    5 fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
     Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options. - Music fests: There are two big music festivals in the area. The inaugural Lava Festival will be in Suffolk, with Fitz and the...