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  • Popular & Modern First Dance Songs

    Popular & Modern First Dance Songs
    A couple’s first dance as man and wife is a cherished wedding tradition. While the first dance can help set a positive tone for the reception, it also can negatively affect the festivities if a poor song is chosen. Couples may feel pressure to...
  • 'Ode to My Father' stirs the box office and debate in South Korea

    'Ode to My Father' stirs the box office and debate in South Korea
    South Korea's path from postwar poverty to modern wealth is a rags-to-riches tale well suited to cinema, and it's intimately presented through one family in "Ode to My Father," the country's latest box office smash. Amid its success, "Ode" has sparked...
  • Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day

    Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day
    Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree made official what had been unofficial for years, and other...
  • Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'
    With 10 performances remaining before Lyric Opera closes out its primary season, the company is finding that even a standard crowd-pleaser such as "Tosca" can no longer be relied upon to sell out the 3,400-seat Civic Opera House — hence the blizzard...
  • Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers

    Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers
    Words tumbled off the pages, whether describing ice cream flavors, mosquitoes or true love during a celebration of African-American authors and poets. Lyons Township High School students and teachers gathered to share readings Feb. 26 during a...
  • Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records

     Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records
    Occasionally, for reasons of fate or coincidence, sounds from the past converge in the present at key moments. Consider the Staple Singers, whose gospel recordings starting in the early 1960s carried them through the next four decades and included...
  • ‘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...
  • Ballet Theatre's magical 'Cinderella' en pointe for an encore at The Lyric

    Midway through its 2014-15 season at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Ballet Theatre of Maryland is continuing its Vote Your Choice season with performances picked by audience members. Now in her 12th year as the troupe's artistic director,...
  • #HRBooks Review: "The Red List"

    #HRBooks Review: "The Red List"
    With the bald eagle as a physical and metaphorical bookend, "The Red List" by Stephen Cushman takes the reader on a roller coaster ride through the poetica. With lines such as, "A favorite cow, calf-bereft, loudly out-lows/a bellowing bull," to Biblical...
  • Celebrating city activist's legacy

    Celebrating city activist's legacy
    For more than a year, Miami artist Diana Contreras tried to capture the essence and spirit of a woman known for her flamboyant fashion, political poetry and arts activism in Pembroke Pines. The end results are emblazoned on a bench near the lake at...
  • 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...