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  • Takeoff on a classic, 'Li'l Women: A Rap Musical' to be staged in Eustis

    Takeoff on a classic, 'Li'l Women: A Rap Musical' to be staged in Eustis
    EUSTIS — In "Li'l Women: A Rap Musical," the familiar characters based on Louisa May Alcott's 19th-century classic novel wear costumes of the period in front of traditional scenery, speaking in the language of the day. Then the cast breaks into...
  • On Theater: Touch of comedy lightens serious 'Boy'

    On Theater: Touch of comedy lightens serious 'Boy'
    A few years ago, the Newport Theatre Arts Center produced Donald Margulies' "Sight Unseen," a play about a famous artist returning to his roots that had premiered at South Coast Repertory. Currently, NTAC is offering Margulies' "Brooklyn Boy,"...
  • On TV, a new breed of Modern Woman

    On TV, a new breed of Modern Woman
    A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
  • Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community

    Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community
    They filed in the lobby of Martin's Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, some ramrod straight, others on canes and bent over walkers. They came poised to crack open fragrant memories of their days at School No. 59, more intimately known as Louisa May...
  • Sony Sets Up 'Little Women' Adaptation with Olivia Milch Writing (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sony Pictures has set up a new adaptation of "Little Women," bringing on Olivia Milch to pen the script. Denise Di Novi and Robin Swicord are producing the latest version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about four sisters growing up after the...
  • The Rev. Dorris D. Alcott

    The Rev. Dorris D. Alcott
    The Rev. Dorris D. Alcott, a retired Unitarian Universalist minister who had been director of religious education at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, died April 3 of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community. The former longtime...
  • Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors

    Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors
    At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011: "The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson An Iowa...
  • Margaret E. Yaffe

    Margaret E. Yaffe
    Margaret E. Yaffe, one of the Enoch Pratt Free Library's oldest cardholders who was also a longtime active member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, died Feb. 18 of multiple organ failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The Howard Park...
  • 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...
  • Last Friday Book Club

    Last Friday Book Club
    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...