| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
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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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Last Friday Book Club
We became known as the Last Friday Book Club because we meet on the last Friday of the month at the Huntley Public Library.
We have one rule: no food or drink. This rule was broken when we read "Chocolat," by Joanne Harris, and...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Word to your mother.
Or is that word to your Marmi?
Marmi – matriarch of the March family in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved literary classic, Little Women – is part of an inventive hip-hop adaptation of the tale produced by Orlando...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Each year, the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team picks 10 Orlando Fringe Festival shows for our Best of the Festival list. Here are this year's top 10, presented alphabetically… you can read the review of each and check out remaining showtimes...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
A pair of classics and a pair of world premieres highlight the upcoming 2012-13 theater season at Vanguard University.
Currently, the Costa Mesa college is winding up its first of two summer professional shows under the American Coast Theater Co., "The...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Little Women": Ann Noble made her mark as a playwright with 1995's Irish family melodrama "And Neither Have I Wings to Fly." So it's fitting that she turns her hand to a beloved — if also decidedly melodramatic — American family novel in this...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:12 PM
After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition.
| Jan 16, 2013
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....