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  • Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera

    Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera
    Perhaps the most affecting moment among many such moments at the Midwest premiere of composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "The Passenger," Tuesday night at Lyric Opera, came after the cast and creative team had taken their bows on stage at the Civic Opera...
  • Voices of Faith: Do heavenly rewards differ for Muslim men, women?

    Q: Why are heavenly rewards different for Muslim men and women? Mohamed Kohia, professor, Rockhurst University: Many verses in the Quran illustrated how beautiful and rewarding paradise is. Allah has promised the believing men and women gardens with...
  • ‘Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors’ is bringing the Spider-Verse to TV

     
    'Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors' is bringing the Spider-verse from the comic book world to TV...
  • Angell, Alexie and Eggers among new arts academy members

    At age 94, Roger Angell keeps collecting honors. Over the past year, the longtime New Yorker contributor and editor has been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for his writing about the game and received a National Magazine Award for his highly praised...
  • Longtime head of Modell-Lyric heads to Detroit

    The Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is on the hunt for a new administrator. Longtime president and executive director Sandy Richmond stepped down earlier ths year to become general manager of another historic venue, the 5,200-...
  • Help wanted: Next California poet laureate

    Help wanted: Next California poet laureate
    Help wanted: California poet with stellar resume. Apply within. The California Arts Council is now accepting nominations for California poet laureate. The poet laureate serves a two-year term and is asked to perform public readings, undertake a...
  • This Week in Hampton Roads

    This Week in Hampton Roads
    CNU Writers Conference It's not too late to register for Christopher Newport University's 34th Annual Writers Conference which kicks off Friday at 3 p.m. and runs through Saturday at 4 p.m. Workshops, agent/editor panels, book sales and more. Keynote...
  • JCC brings young Holocaust victims' words to life

    Those used to seeing playful and infectious musicals staged at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie are in for a powerful surprise this time around. Director Robert Bouwman and his 11-member cast — seven teenagers, four adults...
  • Tragic 'Twenty-Seventh Man' brings power of the pen to bear

    Nathan Englander's short story, "The Twenty-Seventh Man," from his debut collection, "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges," is so impeccably pulled off, so beautifully composed in the spirit of the great Yiddish writers it depicts that the notion of...
  • Theater review: Rewarding 'Shropshire Lad' creates narrative with poetry, music

    Theater review: Rewarding 'Shropshire Lad' creates narrative with poetry, music
    "A Shropshire Lad" is an unusual work for the Crowded Kitchen Players. The adaptation of a book of poems by A. E. Housman features verses recited by actors, presented with traditional Celtic music and dance and a bit of incidental dialogue. It is more...
  • Read-in takes people through the journey of African-Americans

    Maya Angelou, Booker T. Washington and Michelle Obama were some of the people whom books were written about that people read aloud at Triton College's library Feb. 16 as part of the college's Black History Month events. Every year during Black History...