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  • Music review: Pacific Symphony celebrates Iranian New Year

     
    Mark Swed reviews the premiere of Richard Danielpour's oratorio "Toward a Season of Peace," given by the Pacific Symphony as part of its American Composers Festival, this year a celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year....
  • Bob Dylan and Maya Angelou among Medal of Freedom honorees

     
    "These extraordinary honorees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but each of them has made a lasting contribution to the life of our nation," President Obama says....
  • Happy World Book Night! Free books on offer all over

     
    It's World Book Night, a massive international book giveaway that this year is making its U.S. debut....
  • Black History Month: A culinary journey

    Black History Month: A culinary journey
    Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
  • Ladies take the lead at Common benefit

     
    (L-R) Rahm Emanuel, Sherri Shepherd, Common and Keke Palmer at the Common Ground Foundation gala at the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago on April 16, 2011. (Photo by Jeff Schear) It was ladies' night at Common's inaugural Common Ground Foundation gala on...
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show Jim Parsons. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Giada De Laurentiis; John Leguizamo. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Maya Angelou. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Michael J. Fox. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Regis & Kelly......
  • 83-year-old Maya Angelou likens cooking to sex, reads poem about steak

     
    "Health food folks around the world / are thinned by anxious zeal / they look for help in seafood kelp / I count on breaded veal."...
  • ‘Still I Rise’ to star Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal

     
    Walden Media always has a lot more going on than the Narnia franchise, which they've produced through two distributors. Deadline.com says that they've hired the director of “Beastly” for “Still I Rise,” an inspirational drama about...
  • Live updates from 'Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular'

     
    You could say tonight is Chicago's version of the Oscars. That's because some of the biggest names in Hollywood are expected at the United Center this evening when Oprah Winfrey tapes "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular." I'm in attendance and will...
  • Oprah Winfrey's long goodbye: Maria Shriver, Tom Cruise, Tyler Perry and more pay homage [Pictures]

     
    Oprah Winfrey taped a star-studded "Oprah's Surprise Spectacular" in Chicago, with appearances from Maria Shriver, Tyler Perry, Madonna, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Halle Berry, Alicia Keys, Stedman Graham, Josh Groban,...
  • Oprah's producers deliver the mother of all Chicago shows

     
    The United Center stage for "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular." | PHOTO GALLERY Tuesday's taping of the penultimate "Oprah Winfrey Shows" at the United Center surely brought together more celebrities out on a single stage than has ever happened...