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  • 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...
  • A restaurateur who's an artist outside the kitchen

    A restaurateur who's an artist outside the kitchen
    The guests have hung their coats by the indoor swimming pool of a 23rd-floor penthouse overlooking Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest stadium. In the apartment's soaring atrium, designed like a traditional courtyard home, a chef carves roast duck alongside...
  • School Notes for March 1

    Lake County school performances and more Gages Lake Lottery: Woodland families interested in registering their child for the Kindergarten Dual Language program must complete a pre-registration form. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • President Obama, America's Nero

    President Theodore Roosevelt said, "Speak softly, and carry a big stick." More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and does Internet...
  • Andrean theater students win accolades

    Andrean theater students win accolades
    MERRILLVILLE — Andrean Theatre Company has had a banner year, winning accolades at a state competition and selected to represent Indiana at a national festival in Nebraska in June. Andrean High School senior Sandy Akers became acquainted with the...
  • Cruise port spotlight: Venice, Italy

    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’...