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  • Bianchi: With Vaughn gone, Borrego is Magic's new minister of defense

     Bianchi: With Vaughn gone, Borrego is Magic's new minister of defense
    Running off at the typewriter … How is it that Jacque Vaughn gets fired, James Borrego takes over as interim coach and the Magic suddenly and miraculously go from one of the worst defensive teams in the NBA to one of the best (at least...
  • Drew to host touring exhibit of early Shakespeare folio

    A nearly 400-year-old collection of William Shakespeare's plays will make a stop in New Jersey. Drew University in Madison will host an exhibition featuring a rare "First Folio" of the Bard's plays in the fall of 2016. The folio was assembled by two...
  • Theater review: 'Henry V' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

    Theater review: 'Henry V' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    The text of "Henry V" gives theater directors ideas on how to stage the William Shakespeare drama. In the play, probably written at the end of the 1590s, a narrator of sorts exhorts audience members to use their imaginations to picture the great battles...
  • Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare

    Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare
    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library has announced that it will host a series of lectures, films and other events this spring on the plays of William Shakespeare. "Shakespeare: A Festivus for the Rest of Us" kicks off on March 28 at 2 p.m. at the...
  • Review: 'The DUFF'

    Review: 'The DUFF'
    "The DUFF" stands for "Designated Ugly Fat Friend." From that cruel acronym, we now have a movie designed to appeal to fans of the source material. Kody Keplinger wrote the book when she was 17 and a merry slave to high school clique cliches. But her...
  • Word Watch: Our Love/Hate Relationship With Puns

    Pity the pun. Spurned as the lowest and dullest form of wit, the pun elicits groans not giggles. Charles Lamb called the pun "a pistol let off at the ear." Ambrose Bierce defined the pun as "a form of wit, to which wise men stoop and fools aspire."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ETHS players take on 'Hamlet'

    Evanston Township High School presents the Shakespeare tragedy "Hamlet" Feb. 12-14 in the school's Upstairs Theatre. Next year marks 400 years since William Shakespeare's death. "You think of Shakespeare as this thing that is totally outside of a...
  • 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...