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  • Sagemont's Little Women focuses on the lives of women and their societal role during the Civil War

    Family squabbles, sisterly moments and a young girl's thirst for adventure filled the stage at Nova Southeastern University in The Sagemont School's solid production of Little Women.   Adapted from Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, which was first...
  • Little Women: The Musical brings characters to life

    The ideals of unity and closeness in the family, especially those in families whose fathers and/or mothers are away at war, have always been relevant in American society, even to this day. The families of America’s soldiers are given the task of...
  • Classic novel, soaring melodies, relatable relationships fill Sagemont School's production of Little Women

    A writer can receive inspiration from anywhere and anyone, but it seems like the ones who affect them the most are those closest to them. Throw in a classic novel, soaring melodies, and relatable relationships, and you have The Sagemont School’s...
  • Jezebel brings its brand of feminism to the Grove tonight

    Often witty, sometimes righteous, and occasionally furious, the blog Jezebel has been a high-profile platform for a new generation of feminists since 2007. Part of the Gawker media blog empire, Jezebel put feminist critiques of our still-very-critique-...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston
    A frequent stop and embarkation port on New England/Canada and Bermuda voyages as well as starting point of some seasonal Caribbean cruises and an occasional stop on trans-Atlantic voyages, Boston has seen a dramatic increase in cruise business in...
  • Restaurants in these suburbs satisfy all cravings

    Restaurants in these suburbs satisfy all cravings
    From Burbank to Peotone and from Joliet to Chicago Heights, these Southland suburbs offer a wide range of ethnic specialties, American classics, contemporary fare and one-of-a-kind offerings ready for the tasting. And, there's a bit of history thrown in...
  • Restaurants, Food & Spirits

    Restaurants, Food & Spirits
    This list is not all-inclusive. American Contemporary Allgauer's Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223 Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
  • Noted historian makes her vacation picks

    Noted historian makes her vacation picks
    When you're planning a vacation with kids, Doris Kearns Goodwin suggests mixing in a little history. "Something rubs off," said the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian. "People say maybe the kids are grumpy and such, but you often hear about a...
  • Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute
    In a previous column I discussed the practice of "sockpuppetry," where authors create fake online personas to pump up the ratings of their own books and trash those of their rivals. Recently, two additional stories have come to my attention that cast...
  • Grammar: A myriad of uses

    Grammar: A myriad of uses
    The playwright Noel Coward once said, "People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what's wrong with it." His quote springs to mind when I hear folks lament that English isn't what it used to be....