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  • Review: 'The Nether' is a complex cyber-detective story

    In a dystopian near-future — is there any other kind predicted, lately? — playwright Jennifer Haley has created a sophisticated detective story set in the world of virtual reality. Her play, "The Nether," winner of the 2012 Susan Smith...
  • TEDxBroadway urges theater professionals to be bold

    A conference on how to make the Broadway experience better for audiences and performers alike has come up with some prescriptions — be open, inclusive but, above all, be true. "There's great value for telling the truth in art," said Benjamin...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video games: February offers rare fantasy gaming thrills

    This year's gaming crop sprouted early. Typically, February is the month for counting the hours until the annual baseball game releases in March. The digital Boys of Summer kick-start the gaming year, with one or two great titles released in each of...
  • ‘The Harvester': Brandon Seifert unleashes supernatural Punisher

     
    An urban legend comes to life in “The Harvester,” Brandon Seifert's new series for Legendary Comics. The title refers to […]...
  • Movie review: Stiles and child are menaced by Colombian ghosts in �Out of the Dark�

    There's something chilling about thrillers that put a child in jeopardy. And from the minute we meet Hannah (Pixie Davies) in "Out of the Dark," she's being menaced. Her parents (Julia Stiles and Scott Speedman) have just moved with her from London to...
  • Denial of parole for Mexican Mafia killer a relief to victim's family

    Denial of parole for Mexican Mafia killer a relief to victim's family
    Rene Enriquez's eloquence on the subject of the Mexican Mafia prison gang has impressed many. He wrote two books on the topic, prosecutors used him as an expert witness in gang trials, and numerous law enforcement officials turned to him for training...
  • Indiana artist brings civil rights movement to life in book

    Nate Powell knows how to multitask. The father of one (soon to be two) wakes up at 5:30 a.m. on a typical day to have some time for himself. He's used to a hectic schedule, though: He's been self-publishing his stories and artwork since age 14. He's...
  • Science-fiction roundup: Joe Abercrombie and more

    Science-fiction roundup: Joe Abercrombie and more
    The Just City by Jo Walton, Tor, 368 pages, $25.99 Science fiction readers occasionally claim it's the only true literature of ideas, confronting philosophical issues more directly than most fiction even tries. But there's a good reason for not trying:...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays
    This year's Academy Award-nominated screenplays in the "adapted" category include a trio of variously effective and affecting whitewash jobs based on real people ("American Sniper," "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything"); a ripping melodrama...