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  • Kato Kaelin, 20 years later, on O.J., unwanted fame and media lies

     Kato Kaelin, 20 years later, on O.J., unwanted fame and media lies
    Early on the morning of June 13, 1994, I was awakened by persistent knocking on my guesthouse door. An LAPD officer was at the door because two beautiful people, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, had lost their lives. Me? I was a wanna-be actor from...
  • Shakespeare's story, a smartphone's eyes, your experience

    Shakespeare's story, a smartphone's eyes, your experience
    High on my list of the top Chicago shows of 2011 was "En Route," a remarkable show created by a boutique Australian theater company called One Step at a Time Like This. Due in part to its very limited capacity — the Melbourne-based company...
  • The North Park Dads Book Club

    The North Park Dads Book Club
    Our club: The North Park Dads Book Club Our meetings: We meet the third Tuesday of every other month at the Red Lion in Chicago's Lincoln Square. One unique thing about us: The club is all men, we only read fiction, and we actually read and discuss...
  • Matthea Harvey's 'Tabloids' mashes word pictures with imaginative art

    Matthea Harvey's 'Tabloids' mashes word pictures with imaginative art
    True story: A teenager saw me with Matthea Harvey's new book of poems as I sat with it in a café and asked if she could look at it. She was the scowly sort, angry tattoo on her shoulder, who I thought was going to ask me if I had a cigarette; not,...
  • These marathon plays can deliver some epic rewards

     These marathon plays can deliver some epic rewards
    By 11 p.m. Sunday night, the roughly two dozen cast members of The Hypocrites' production of Sean Graney's "All Our Tragic" had been together with their deeply loyal audience (and their hardworking crew) for 12 straight hours. They'd eaten pita bread...
  • Moonlight Players 2014-15 season

     Moonlight Players 2014-15 season
    The Moonlight Players are mixing in rock and soul music among their lineup of plays this season. Thomas Kline takes over as artistic director of the group, though founder Jan Sheldon will direct the season-opening play: Shakespeare set in the Old West....
  • 'Blacklist' Actor Harry Lennix Launches Movie Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    Harry Lennix, who played a general in "Man of Steel" and the assistant director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division on NBC's "The Blacklist," has quietly become a prolific producer with three movie projects already completed. "I decided that I needed to...
  • People, not politicians improve world economies

    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England -- "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry." -- "Hamlet," Act I, Scene III William Shakespeare is not known for his economic expertise, but the...
  • Connecticut Repertory Theatre announces 2014-15 lineup

    The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) has announced its 2014-15 season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. "There is a point in life when each of us must give up the luxury of being 'nobody,' if only for a moment, to...
  • Read this column, or you'll regret it

     Read this column, or you'll regret it
    "Regrets, I've had a few," sings Frank Sinatra in the classic "My Way." Me too, Frank, me too. Paul Anka's lyrics continue with Ol' Blue Eyes singing "But then again, too few to mention." Although my regrets are also few in the grand scheme of things,...
  • REVIEW: 'Since I Suppose' by One Step at a Time Like This ★★★½

    REVIEW: 'Since I Suppose' by One Step at a Time Like This ★★★½
    At one point in "Since I Suppose," the new theater piece from the remarkable Australian company, One Step at a Time Like This, you find yourself alone in Daley Plaza, most likely in the middle of a workday. Look around, says the voice in your ear. Be...