| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:56 PM
With the start of the new year, a new season of theater begins and there are some pretty exciting productions planned.
Touchstone is continuing to explore Bethlehem's connection with China in the epic community performance "Journey from the East." Civic...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Artist Andy Warhol was an enigmatic figure, so when his diaries were published after his death they caused a sensation. Sometimes gossipy, other times insightful, and often mundane (he constantly notes the cost of taxi rides), they showed that the man who...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Editor's note: For Christmas 1968, Truman Capote listed for the Tribune the books he would buy for his friends. Christmas is upon us, so we take a look back this week at a 1968 story Truman Capote wrote listing all the books he would buy for his friends....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, brutal and mysterious, was made famous by author Truman Capote. With unfettered access to the investigators and confessed killers, and working at the top of his craft, Capote told the story of...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Alice Finch Lee had neither the fame nor the notoriety of Truman Capote and Harper Lee, who grew up in the same tiny Alabama town where she was born. But she was a legend in her own right.
She practiced law in Monroeville, Ala., for seven decades,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Designer Cornelia Guest shares her passion for animal-free products through several fashion and food-related endeavors.
The New York-based socialite, who was named "Debutante of the Decade" in 1986 during the International Debutante Ball and counts some...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning director and costume designer from Trinidad who brought an exuberant style to his work in dance, theater, movies and even a series of soft drink commercials, died of complications of pneumonia Sunday at a New York...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Friday | "The Mousetrap": Jonathan Berry directs Agatha Christie's popular whodunit. Through Dec. 14 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie; 857-673-6300 or northlight.org
"The Nutcracker": House Theatre revisits its modern take on the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"CANNOT believe that Marilyn M. is dead. She was such a good-hearted girl, so pure, really, so much on the side of the angels. Poor little baby. God bless her."
Truman Capote to literary critic Newton Arvin, in the summer of 1962.
THE ABOVE quote...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:00 PM
"Last Winter, We Parted," the third novel by Japan's Fuminori Nakamura to appear in English, is crime fiction that pushes past the bounds of genre, occupying its own nightmare realm.
The book begins with its narrator, an unnamed writer, interviewing a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:22 PM
With the city of Burbank just entering its teens, 1924 saw the birth of numerous individuals who would go on to become legendary and iconic figures reaching the pinnacle of their respective fields — Marlon Brando, Henry Mancini, Sarah Vaughan,...