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  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • Actor transforms Montrose Martial Arts studio into theater

    Actor transforms Montrose Martial Arts studio into theater
    Montrose is about to gain a new venue for live theater in a space that’s usually home for a martial arts studio on Honolulu Avenue. It’s been less than a month since Montrose resident and actor Al Pugliese signed up for a Tai Chi class at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • REVIEW: 'Pericles' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

     REVIEW: 'Pericles' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    Late in life, when writers are more inclined to take the bigger, sadder, more complicated view of our long haul on this planet, William Shakespeare wrote (or more likely co-wrote) what variously are called the romances, the late plays or last plays. I...
  • 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...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley

    Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley
    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...
  • Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime

    Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime
    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...
  • Three-Film Shakespeare Series At New Haven Library

    Three-Film Shakespeare Series At New Haven Library
    New Haven Free Public Library is celebrating the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare (he was born April 26, 1564) with a three-film series of Shakespeare adaptations. "Othello," the 1995 version starring Laurence Fishburne as Othello...