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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Tale of two brothers, "True West" opens with howling

    Tale of two brothers, "True West" opens with howling
    EUSTIS — Cue the coyote: Sam Shepard's "True West," opens at 8 p. m. Friday, Aug. 15. Presented by the Bay Street Players, Dark Side of Saturn's production of the Tony-nominated story of two brothers originally opened at the John & Rita Lowndes...
  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer inĀ Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...
  • Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge

    Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge
    It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases. "It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
  • What does mourning on Twitter mean?

    What does mourning on Twitter mean?
    "About seven years ago, Lauren Bacall showed up at my place for a party," the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Patrick Shanley tweeted Wednesday morning. "It was like having a yacht show up in your bathtub." Shanley's anecdote was wry but...
  • Press freedom groups file petition to halt legal action against NY Times reporter

    WASHINGTON For six years James Risen, a reporter for The New York Times, has been battling prosecutors who want him to identify an anonymous source. And despite his setbacks, he's willing to keep fighting. "The real reason I'm doing this is for the...
  • Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival

    Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival
    If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a successful narrator of audiobooks, you can find out when the Avon Library Author Festival comes to a close with a free event on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club...
  • Venice Fest To Fete Frances McDormand With Persol Award

    ROME - The Venice Film Festival will fete Frances McDormand with its Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award. McDormand will receive the nod during a ceremony on September 1, following the out-of-competition screening on the Lido of Lisa Cholodenko-...
  • Zosia Mamet of 'Girls' pens column on her eating disorder

    Zosia Mamet of 'Girls' pens column on her eating disorder
    "Girls" star Zosia Mamet shared a huge secret with Glamour magazine: She has a long history with an eating disorder. The dark-haired actress, who plays tightly wound, bun-loving Shoshanna Shapiro on the HBO comedy, admitted to the disorder in an...
  • Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago

    Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago
    Unless I miss my guess, no American city has done more to advance a composer's international reputation than Chicago has done for William Bolcom in recent decades. Under two successive regimes, Lyric Opera of Chicago has commissioned and premiered three...
  • An open letter to George Lucas: What's in the museum?

    An open letter to George Lucas: What's in the museum?
    Dear Mr. Lucas, With every expectation, your name will soon enough grace a new Chicago museum. And it's past time that you told Chicagoans — better yet, showed Chicagoans — what's going to be inside it. We've asked to see it and share...
  • Billie Letts dies at 76; author of bestseller 'Where the Heart Is'

    Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76. Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...