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  • Bob Dylan's 'Shadows in the Night' album illuminates American standards

    Bob Dylan's 'Shadows in the Night' album illuminates American standards
    Call them standards if you must — imagine dusty old classics of the so-called Great American Songbook. But as interpreted by Bob Dylan, more accurate is to consider the entirety of "Shadows in the Night" as a gathering of meditations, or a booklet...
  • Opera review: Lyric Opera's grim 'Tosca'

     Opera review: Lyric Opera's grim 'Tosca'
    Lyric Opera's imperishable love affair with Puccini's "Tosca" goes back as far as the company's inaugural season in 1954. Some of the greatest sopranos of their day have loved, killed and leapt through the title role here. Such are the vocal and...
  • Has 'Baltimore Our Baltimore' been forgotten?

    Has 'Baltimore Our Baltimore' been forgotten?
    Gil Sandler had his turn ("No ode to Baltimore, ords by Folger McKinsey and music by Emma Hemberger. The song was first performed on Feb. 22, 1916. I learned it in elementary school and it was sung at every school assembly and special program, including...
  • Freebie Friday: Fridays are free at the Morse

    Freebie Friday: Fridays are free at the Morse
    Looking for free stuff to do this week?   Freebie Spotlight  Free Fridays at the Morse --Free admission to the galleries from 4-8 p.m. on Fridays through  April.  Visit www.morsemuseum.org for more information.   Event/Festival    Central...
  • Kenan Heise releases autobiography

    Kenan Heise releases autobiography
    A few hours before an interview to talk about his just-published autobiography, "He Writes About Us," Kenan Heise sent an email that framed the conversation. "You cannot keep a job as an obituary writer for 15 years unless you believe people are...
  • Big week for spoken word

    Big week for spoken word
    While you're out getting your nightlife fix this weekend, take my advice and take in at least one of the great literary events around town. There's simply too many good ones to miss this week, starting with Boris Fishman's two readings in the area. Also...
  • H-F student meets Challenge with poem

    H-F student meets Challenge with poem
    When it comes to teenagers, sexting and cyberbullying often are what generate headlines. Several local high school students, including Courtney Pugh, of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, hope to change the focus, as does Walgreens. As part of an...
  • Glastonbury Moving Forward On Naming Poet Laureate

    Glastonbury Moving Forward On Naming Poet Laureate
    GLASTONBURY — The town has decided to go ahead with appointing a poet laureate. Over the next few months, a committee made up of members of the fine arts commission, library board and town council will meet to determine the duties of the poet...
  • Mt. Everest epic restored and screening at Block Cinema

    Mt. Everest epic restored and screening at Block Cinema
    A member of England's Royal Geographical Society, Captain John Noel was on hand with his movie camera when British climbers George Mallory (who was 37) and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine (just 22) attempted their 1924 summit of Mount Everest. The pair famously...
  • 'Bent Broadway' bends gender

    'Bent Broadway' bends gender
    The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands. "I'm hearing pretty singing that's lacking testosterone," said director Joe Lauderdale, who sits on the Laguna Beach theater's...
  • Lucinda Williams shares a mentor's compassion

    Lucinda Williams shares a mentor's compassion
    At some point during her Parker Playhouse show on Saturday night, Lucinda Williams will appear onstage without her band and summon the opening chords of "Compassion," the first track on her excellent double-album "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone."...