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  • Interview: It's nice to be the 'Queen of Mean'

    Interview: It's nice to be the 'Queen of Mean'
    We haven’t seen the last of Lisa Lampanelli on the Comedy Central Roasts, not according to the “Queen of Mean” herself. Lampanelli, the 51-year-old insult comic who performs Saturday at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, said she...
  • Hollywood bets big on blockbusters, starting with 'Iron Man 3'

    Hollywood bets big on blockbusters, starting with 'Iron Man 3'
    Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in. Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
  • Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore

    Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore
    Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
  • CSO series explores connections between nature and culture

    CSO series explores connections between nature and culture
    For ages, mankind has been fascinated by rivers, not simply as natural resources and avenues of commercial conveyance, but also as symbols, metaphors and ideas. Countless artists, composers, writers and thinkers have pondered the significance of these...
  • 'Iron Man 3' rules again, but 'Great Gatsby' is still celebrating

    “The Great Gatsby” wasn’t the No. 1 film at the box office this weekend, but Warner Bros. executives may be breaking out the bubbly anyway. Baz Luhrmann's 3-D take on of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1920s novel lost out to “Iron Man 3,&...
  • Bowl with Joel DaSilva:The local blues legend hits Diamond Strike Lanes

    Bowl with Joel DaSilva:The local blues legend hits Diamond Strike Lanes
    There are bands who play blues in South Florida and then there’s Joel DaSilva, who bleeds the musical genre with every strum of his guitar. Born and raised in Chicago, DaSilva spent the earliest days of his life on the road with his singing mom...
  • 'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches

    'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches
    As afternoon light tried to filter through the thick, stained-glass windows of Sharp Street United Methodist Church last weekend, Marco K. Merrick pounded out the bass line of a spiritual on a raw-sounding piano, singing along in a raspy voice: "Great...
  • Richard Thompson's Trio headed to Ford Amphitheatre on May 17

    Richard Thompson's Trio headed to Ford Amphitheatre on May 17
    Was there just a momentary reality check for English guitar hero, singer and songwriter Richard Thompson when he learned this week that he’s in the running for two major awards from the Americana Music Assn.? Is that tantamount to Jimi Hendrix being...
  • Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading

    Our Laguna: Friends all about lunching and reading
    Hats and books were the order of the day at the luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday at Three Seventy Common. "Ladies Who Lunch….and Read" reviewed books they recommended to supporters of the library and competed for prizes...
  • Reporter's Notebook: How five girls won 'American Idol'

    For those following “American Idol,” most of the focus has shifted toward incendiary headlines on sagging ratings, bitter rivalries and the likely mass exodus of the judges panel. It’s a shame, really, considering the aging competition...
  • CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows

    CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows
    NEW YORK — The CW is increasing its stock in fantastical television. The network, often overlooked when measured against its larger broadcast competitors, is building on its efforts to broaden its target 18- to 34-year-old audience. It's adding...