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  • Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at age 87

    Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87. Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home in...
  • Young poets, start writing your pet-themed poems

    Young poets, start writing your pet-themed poems
    The deadline is approaching for the Pets Add Life children's poetry contest. Kids in grades 3-8 have until Feb. 28 to submit a poem about a pet and the joys that pet brings. Six winners, one for each grade, will receive a $250 gift certificate for pet...
  • Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters

    Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters
    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback’s new album, “No Fixed Address,” actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles,...
  • Community Digest: Sign up for sheriff's office's Polar Plunge

    Grayslake Poetry Slam: The College of Lake County Literary Arts Society will host its Semi-Annual Poetry Slam from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 18 in Brandel Court on the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Each poet may present three original poems, with...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • Nickelback, coming to Allentown, keeps moving with 'No Fixed Address'

    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback's new album, "No Fixed Address," actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Europe...
  • 15 for your Feb.14: Love songs or an iO square dance

    15 for your Feb.14: Love songs or an iO square dance
    Valentine's Day, St. Valentine's Day, the Feast of St. Valentine —whether you embrace it or resist it, it is here this weekend. If you're in need of some entertainment for the occasion, read on. Valentine's Night Barn Dance Jubilee: "Square...
  • Satori looks east to traditional Japan

    Chamber music ensemble Satori has brought us music from across the globe, with stops from Armenia to Zanzibar. But rarely does it stay in one place for long — it loves to mix things up. Not so with "Satori East," a concert featuring the...
  • Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera

    Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera
    Of all the mature operas of Richard Wagner, "Tannhauser" requires perhaps the greatest indulgence from all but the most uncritical of Wagnerites. For one thing, it is long and repetitious, lasting more than four hours, and not all the music finds the...
  • Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'

    Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'
    Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...
  • Spiritual roundup: 'The Norton Anthology of World Religions,' more

    Spiritual roundup: 'The Norton Anthology of World Religions,' more
    The Norton Anthology of World Religions, Vols. 1 and 2, edited by Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, Donald S. Lopez Jr., James Robson, David Biale, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Jane Dammen McAuliffe, W.W. Norton, 4448 pages, $100 Weighing in at 8.4 pounds, a...