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  • Maya Angelou appearance in Norfolk postponed, health cited

    Maya Angelou appearance in Norfolk postponed, health cited
    A lecture by author Maya Angelou scheduled for May 2 at Chrysler Hall has been postponed. According to a news release, Angelou’s health is the cause of the delay. Angelou turned 85 in early April. The talk was to coincide with the Norfolk...
  • 'Great expectations' abound for Urban League's 2015 conference

    For the Urban League of Broward County, the road to hosting the annual gathering of one of the nation's oldest civil rights organizations will involve raising lots of money, recruiting hundreds of volunteers and strategic planning to welcome thousands....
  • South Florida engineer becomes Obama's chosen poet

    South Florida engineer becomes Obama's chosen poet
    On a sunny South Miami morning, Richard Blanco took the podium at a groundbreaking ceremony for his latest project on Sunset Drive. It was spring 2008, and Blanco had directed the renovation of the busy avenue, urbanizing the stretch that serves as the...
  • Album review: Common, 'The Dreamer/The Believer'

    Album review: Common, 'The Dreamer/The Believer'
    3 stars (out of 4) Common spent so much of his career proffering earnest tales of self-empowerment and moral struggle that his 2008 album, “Universal Mind Control,” came as a shock to his followers. Brimming with lackluster club-oriented...
  • Review: Common's "The Dreamer/The Believer" (****)

    Review: Common's "The Dreamer/The Believer" (****)
    Common seems to have reached that sweet spot in a rap career where he can get away with a “man of many faces” act on a record and it not ring hollow. I mean, you know an album is going to be an interesting one when one of the first things...
  • Look for our teen newspaper with your Sunday Tribune

    Look for our teen newspaper with your Sunday Tribune
    Keep an eye out this Sunday for a copy of the Mash along with your Sunday Tribune. The Mash is Chicago Tribune’s weekly teen newspaper written by teens, for teens. We’re the voice of youth in the Chicago area, a place where teens can openly...
  • Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial

    Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he's ordered park officials to fix a paraphrased quote chiseled into the new Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall. Salazar told the Washington Post on Friday that National Park officials have 30 days to...
  • February 2012 TV premiere dates

    February 2012 TV premiere dates
    Here's a look at February's TV premieres, including new and returning series, speicals and movies. If you  notice I've missed something, leave me a message in the comments. I'll continue to add to the list Thursday, Feb. 2 7 | "Love Etc.," OWN...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Poetic justice

    A good anthology is like a dartboard in a crowded bar on a Saturday night. Everybody lines up to take their best shot. Everybody wants the chance to squint, aim and let fly. The more august and monumental and definitive-seeming the anthology —...
  • Nate Berkus' inner sanctum offers its own design for living

    Were fans to get invited to their favorite TV designers' homes and be met with magazines piled on rickety tables, peeling paint, stained sofas and bare walls, it would be disappointing and somehow mark them as fraudulent. So it's reassuring that Nate...