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  • Put Mother Teresa Painting Back Up

    Put Mother Teresa Painting Back Up
    Can Mother Teresa, staunch opponent of birth control and abortion, and Margaret Sanger, who popularized the term "birth control" and fought for women's reproductive rights, co-exist in a depiction of notable women? Common sense says yes. In Trumbull,...
  • Christ the King students to publish book about Beverly

    The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...
  • Bus trip to see 'King and I' will benefit Clermont library

    The Friends of Cooper Memorial Library is sponsoring a bus trip to the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson on March 26. The theater will present Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I" during a luncheon matinee. East meets West in this Tony-...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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’...