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  • 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...
  • Kiphart named Lyric's interim CEO

    Kiphart named Lyric's interim CEO
    Richard P. Kiphart, chairman of the board and a longtime member of the executive committee of Lyric Opera of Chicago, has been named Lyric's interim president and CEO. He will serve until Lyric's annual meeting and the conclusion of its fiscal year in...
  • More casting announced for Lyric's 'Carousel'

    More casting announced for Lyric's 'Carousel'
    More casting was announced on Wednesday for Lyric Opera’s spring production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II”s musical “Carousel.” Continuing Lyric’s trend of packing this show with Broadway talent, Matthew...
  • Poet who found fame with 'Shorty' to throw 'Big Small Penis Party'

    Poet who found fame with 'Shorty' to throw 'Big Small Penis Party'
    It's not the size of the poem, it's how you use it. Or so British poet Ant Smith might have you believe. After the writer's long ode to his not-so-long penis, "Shorty," became a big hit, he decided to use his poem to help other men in the same rowboat....
  • 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...
  • News briefs: SD 74 board meeting

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Lincolnwood School District 74 board of education meeting on Feb. 5. Community presentation planned for Lincoln Hall renovations School District 74 will review plans for a multi-million...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST GRANBY - Samantha Berger '18 of East Granby was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a grade point average of 3.6 or...
  • Radiant Devices booting art rock in the face

    Radiant Devices booting art rock in the face
    There is no one way or one genre to accurately describe Radiant Devices' music. On the surface, art rock seems sufficient. The group's music is noisy and quirky at the same time, then the guitar lines and riffs build from steady and melodic to harsh and...
  • Christ the King students to publish book about Beverly

    The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...
  • Poetry makes a difference in 'Please Excuse This Poem'

    “Most poets,” Carolyn Forché writes, in the introduction to Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick’s anthology “Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation” (Viking: 290 pp., $16.99), “begin writing...
  • March into writers' workshops

    March into writers' workshops
    We might have turned a corner closer to spring this week. But it's still winter, a perfect time to hone your writing skills while you're hunkering indoors waiting for the weather to warm. The folks at the Williamsburg Book Festival are getting started...