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  • Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices

    Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices
    I knew when I read "The White Boy Shuffle" as a junior in college that Paul Beatty had written the book every afflicted black boy wannabe novelist dreamed of creating. Because we lived in the United States, and because we were black boys, and because we...
  • Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn

    Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn
    Who we are Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn, 8, from Arlington Heights and Normal, respectively. One unique thing about us We are grandmother and granddaughter who share a love of Nancy Drew mystery stories. The books in Patty's Nancy Drew...
  • Relive the '80s with 'Flashdance The Musical'

    Remember leg warmers? Off-the-shoulder sweatshirts? Big hair? Relive the fabulous 1980s when the national touring company of "Flashdance: The Musical" comes to Zoellner Arts Center on Friday. The musical is based on the 1983 film, which made a star of...
  • A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners

    A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners
    Inside a 260,000-square-foot warehouse just over the Grapevine off Interstate 5, an archivist from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences clambered up a ladder to inspect a stack of dusty 35-millimeter film cans. "What are some of the titles we'...
  • 'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear

    'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear
    The Japanese legend of ubasute -- the custom of abandoning elderly loved ones to die in the wilderness to benefit the young during times of famine -- is explored in stark prose in "Dendera" by acclaimed Japanese author Yuya Sato. Originally published by...
  • 2015 Scholarships

    2015 Scholarships
    Scholarships 2015 Flawless Scholarship Slam Current or former high school students who is currently attending or will attend will attend a college within the US or its territories. To enter, register as part of the powerpoetry.org community and add your...
  • JCC brings young Holocaust victims' words to life

    Those used to seeing playful and infectious musicals staged at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie are in for a powerful surprise this time around. Director Robert Bouwman and his 11-member cast — seven teenagers, four adults...
  • 'The Order 1886' Review: Uncharted territory

    GamerHub.tv The story of King Arthur and his knights is a familiar story in popular culture, although its legitimacy is often debated. But what if King Arthur and his knights were real and their influence carried on throughout the ages? "The Order: 1886"...
  • Story correctly points out Limbaugh's 'fiction'

    Story correctly points out Limbaugh's 'fiction'
    Kudos to Tribune reporters Michael Muskal and Samantha Masunaga for Tuesday's report that exposes the lies and hate speech of Rush Limbaugh concerning measles. By detailing the high measles vaccination rates of four Latin American countries and...
  • Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book

    Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book
    If there’s one thing that Tana Mosier Porter wants to emphasize, it’s that there are definitely a lot of photos in her new College Park book – 200 of them, in fact – but at the same time: “It’s not a picture book. It is...
  • New Harper Lee book creating buzz in Naperville

    New Harper Lee book creating buzz in Naperville
    Word of Harper Lee's first novel in more than 50 years is buzzing through the Naperville literary community. Just hours after the announcement that "Go Set A Watchman," a sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning "To Kill a Mockingbird" would be published, a...