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  • Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again

    Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again
    On the frigid evening of Feb. 15, 2001, a silver-haired woman who stood less than 5 feet tall packed some skirts, blouses and underwear into two brown shopping bags. She put on her gray winter coat, locked the door to her Skokie home and fled. After she...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Writers Bessy Reyna and John Stanizzi Among those Featured in "Bend in the River" Series at Tunxis

    Celebrated writers Bessy Reyna and John Stanizzi will lead two workshops this fall as part of Tunxis Community College's "Bend in the River" series. Writing Your Memoir, Sat., Sept. 27: Poet and former Hartford Courant columnist, Bessy Reyna will conduct...
  • Joshua Tree National Park: Hike then write haiku in this desert class

    Joshua Tree National Park: Hike then write haiku in this desert class
    If the Mojave Desert landscape moves you, think about expressing those feelings in words. A field class next weekend in Joshua Tree National Park offers lessons in how to write haiku and other forms of poetry that lend themselves to translating the...
  • Shop for Halloween costumes at Lyric Opera's sale

    Shop for Halloween costumes at Lyric Opera's sale
    Building your perfect Khaleesi or King Joffrey ensemble just got a whole lot easier—the racks at Saturday’s Lyric Opera costume sale will be fully stocked with doublets and regal gowns for purchase, as well more than 3,000 other Halloween-...
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    Hampton Roads reader events for the week of Sept. 9-15 include poetry readings, virtual author meet-and-greets and tickets for upcoming author talks. - Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 9), pick up tickets to attend the Thursday, Oct. 9 talk and book signing...
  • Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert

     Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert
    Millennium Park, the city's lakefront garden of cultural delights, has for its 10 years proved to be an ideal summer place for Chicago's heavyweight classical organizations to drum up box office for their fall seasons while giving something back to the...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reverence for the flag and its hymn

    Each morning at 7 o'clock, John Giacchio and I would unfurl the colors, then attach the clips of the rope to the eyelets embroidered into the blue field of stars. While humming “To the Colors,” we'd raise the flag and salute. At 5 p.m. we'd...
  • Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture

     Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture
    A fish doesn't jump in Tlingit, the native language of indigenous people of Southeast Alaska. It performs a feat no word in English can adequately express. The verb in Tlingit captures the instant when a fish breaks the surface, the sequence of sounds...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   Fair/Festival   Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday,  Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.      Comedy     Celebrity...