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  • 818 Roundup: Local foundry handcrafts SAG Awards statuettes; Burbank council, school board forums

    818 Roundup: Local foundry handcrafts SAG Awards statuettes; Burbank council, school board forums
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, January 22, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 49 degrees with partly clouds in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here...
  • Killing off characters is all the rage in today's prime-time TV dramas

    Editor's note: This is a story about the deaths of TV characters on TV shows already broadcast. If such information is a spoiler to you, consider this fair warning. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Times have never been more dangerous for characters on scripted...
  • Students experience the Bard

    Students experience the Bard
    The works of William Shakespeare got a modern and humorous twist Tuesday at the Alex Theatre as more than 1,100 Southland students were treated to a unique production featuring scenes from five of the legendary playwright’s famous titles. Now in...
  • Guide: West Suburban 2015 major venue preview

    The weather outside is frightful, but local stages are heating up for the second halves of their season. Everyone from legendary acts like Natalie Cole to up-and-comers like comedian Mike Birbiglia will be in the area this winter and spring, and you&...
  • Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms

    Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms
    At the start of the school year, the fourth-grade teachers at Millennia Elementary School mostly banished multiple-choice questions from their math and reading tests. Instead, they asked students to solve math problems, showing their work. And they made...
  • Cruise port spotlight: Venice, Italy

    “Venice,” Truman Capote once observed, “is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” Most cruise passengers who go up on their ship’s outer decks to watch –mesmerized by the entrance to Venice’...
  • Estrenos de Cine: 'Mr. Kaplan' y 'Winter Sleep'

    Estrenos de Cine: 'Mr. Kaplan' y 'Winter Sleep'
    Mr. Kaplan * * * Antes de que los miembros de La Academia de Hollywood den a conocer las nominaciones al Oscar, los espectadores del sur de la Florida tienen la oportunidad de ver algunas de las producciones que compiten como Mejor Filme Extranjero. Una...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Jan. 9-15

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Jan. 9-15
    SUNDAY | "A Map of Virtue": In Erin Courtney's genre-defiant play, produced here by the fledgling Cor Theatre, a group of friends becomes lost in the woods. Through Feb. 14 at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave.; 866-811-4111 or cortheatre.org...
  • Brian d'Arcy James and Christian Borle to head back to Broadway in 'Something Rotten!'

    Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, two leading Broadway stars and former cast mates in the TV show "Smash," will head back to Broadway together in the sly new musical "Something Rotten!" Producer Kevin McCollum said Thursday that Tony Award-winner...
  • Cyclists, multiculturalism, and 'Phantom': Letters

    Cyclists, multiculturalism, and 'Phantom': Letters
    Sharing the roads Dear motorists, we love you. We go to the same church as you. We shop at the same stores as you. We are you. For a few hours each week we morph into road cyclists. We battle the wind and road debris; all while having only the armor and...
  • Rabih Alameddine: When a book is not just a book

    Rabih Alameddine: When a book is not just a book
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...