| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Simply put, as reported in this column earlier in the year, "The Huntington Beach Playhouse's production of 'Proof' stands as proof of the potential for excellence in community theater when a solid cast and crew are aligned."
Small wonder, then, that...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:40 PM
The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans.
“She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
| Dec 24, 2011
When we think about the year-end holidays, books often are at the center of our memories. Maybe we received a special book as a gift, and it became a cherished memento. Or maybe we read a book about the holidays each year, as a treasured part of our...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
I've been watching the ruckus surrounding Denise Whiting, the owner of the Café Hon, with a certain degree of perplexity. I am new to Baltimore, having moved here with my family this past August, so I feel like a person who has stepped into a movie...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 4:51 PM
When a thousand people each give $1,000 that equals $1 million. This major capital support campaign of the Costa Mesa Library Foundation — to raise a substantial sum of money for a new central library in Costa Mesa from a large number of residents...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd.
"It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
| Jul 17, 2011
With the release this weekend of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final movie in the "Harry Potter" series, fans around the county have enjoyed numerous events to mark the occasion, with more still planned in the weeks to come....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Many of you may recognize the name Ralph Walls because his family has been a steadfast part of Harford County for over 90 years. His parents came to live and work in the county as dairy farmers in 1919. Ralph, 83, graduated from Bel Air High School in...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:30 PM
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
With no disrespect intended to the fine young cast of Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," onstage at Orlando Repertory Theatre, the stars of this show are the strikingly stylized set and, of course, the good doctor's words.
The mischievous Cat in the Hat,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so...