| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:43 AM
As promised, here's the continuation of Rosalia Scalia's thoughtful Q&A with Indian novelist Amandeep Sandhu. He touches on inspirations, the challenge of writing in another language, and the role that emotion plays in great writing.
RS: You said that in...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:32 PM
An area theater that does consistently fine work is beginning its last season in its current home.
Everyman Theatre’s upcoming season is slated to be its final one on N. Charles Street, in the Station North arts and entertainment district.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The fall theater season is just beginning, but the Everyman Theatre production of "A Raisin in the Sun" surely will qualify as one of its highlights. African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 classic is a period piece with timeless appeal.
| Sep 29, 2011
There's an unexpected case of theatrical synergy going on in the region, with two productions that look squarely at issues of race, identity and self-esteem.
At Everyman Theatre, you'll find a potent staging of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun,"...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:26 AM
A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Entertainment legend and social activist Harry Belafonte will highlight the list of awardees at the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Corporate Luncheon Friday, July 20 – a cornerstone event of the 42nd Annual Summer Celebration presented by 1.800.QUIT.NOW....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 10:49 AM
Known as the “Black Jewel of the Midwest,” the George Cleveland Hall Branch of the Chicago Public Library has been serving the Bronzeville community since 1932. Earlier this year, it was recommended for landmark status for its role as a...
| Jul 16, 2009
Judi Ann Mason, an award-winning playwright and a film and television writer who launched her TV career on the 1970s sitcom "Good Times" and later co-wrote the 1993 movie comedy "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit," has died. She was 54.
Mason died July 8...
| May 23, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Novelist, short story writer, essayist and playwright John Biguenet found dark inspiration in a desperate New Orleans for his play "Rising Water," which depicted a typical New Orleans couple trapped as flood waters surrounded them, then...
| Jun 9, 2008
Sean Combs, a.k.a. Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy and Puffy, has conquered the worlds of rap music, record producing and clothing design.
More recently he's staked a claim on the world of acting. Case in point: He appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award-...
| Jan 15, 2008
Sundance will bring a reliable cast of characters when it opens Thursday. Actor Sam Rockwell will hobnob at the Riverhorse restaurant in Park City. Festival chief Robert Redford will endorse indie film at the Eccles theater. Dealmaker John Sloss will...